Sony Partners With Wirecard For Digital Payment Technology

Wirecard announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Sony for digital payment technology. According to Wirecard, Sony is officially launching the wena watch range in the UK and Ireland and the fintech reported that by using its boon app for iOS and Android, customers… Read More

UK Fintech Rapyd Raises $40 million Through Series B Funding Round Led By General Catalyst & Stripe

Rapyd, a UK-based fintech, announced on Wednesday it raised $40 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by General Catalyst and Stripe. Founded in 2016, Rapyd describes itself as a mobile-first financial network that makes the world’s “favorite ways” to pay and be paid… Read More

Tandem Update: Customers Have Spent £100 Million on Credit Cards & Pays Out £500,000 in Cashback

Less than a month after revealing it has topped 500,000 in customers, digital-first challenger bank Tandem Bank announced in total customers have spent over £100 million on their credit cards and has paid £500,000 in cashback to its customers. Tandem reported since launching in February 2018, the… Read More

Dash Financial Technologies Debuts Real-Time Transparency for Portfolio Trading

Dash Financial Technologies, a New York-based fintech that specializes in order routing transparency, visualization, and customization solutions, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new suite of real-time analytics, visualization and reporting tools aimed at portfolio traders. According to Dash, the new tools are available in… Read More

LoanStreet Adds Commercial Lending Features for Financial Institutions

LoanStreet, an online platform that enables traditional finance like banks credit unions and other direct lenders to streamline the process of sharing, managing, and originating loans, has added new features. The SaaS platform now offers commercial loan origination and administration solution for any size financial… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Starling Bank Secures £60 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Merian Global Investors

UK banking platform Starling Bank announced on Wednesday it secured £60 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Merian Global Investors, including the Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited (Merian Chrysalis). Starling Bank reported that it has raised further £15 million from its existing… Read More

Hong Kong and Ireland Look to Forge Closer Financial Co-Operation Including Fintech

The Hong Kong Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, James Lau, is visiting Ireland to foster closer financial co-operation between the two countries. According to a release, Lau met with the Minister of State at the Department of Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform of… Read More

Tipalti Surpasses $6.5 Billion in Annual Transactions on Global Payables Automation Platform

Global Payables Platform Tipalti announced on Tuesday it surpassed $6.5 billion in annual transactions. The company reported that this milestone was reached as it has more than doubled new customer and business bookings in the second half of 2018 compared to the second half of 2017… Read More

MetaBank Announces Faster Payments Platform; Makes Mastercard Send First Payments Offering

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MetaBank announced on Tuesday the launch of its faster payments platform, which will enable its partners to disburse funds in near real-time. The banking platform also revealed that one of the first new offerings on this platform is Mastercard Send, a push payments service that powers a… Read More

Jumio Launches Biometric Video Self Identity Verification Feature

Jumio, a U.S. fintech, announced on Monday the launch of its new end-to-end biometric verification feature, Jumio Authentication. According to Jumio, this new approach starts with identity proofing where the user captures their government-issued ID and a selfie, which are then compared to each other… Read More

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