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What’s Up with BNPL? Banking as a Service? Timothy Li of Alchemy Explains

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is a red hot sector of Fintech. Combine this with banking as a service (BaaS) and you see two dominant trends in the transition from legacy banks to Fintech everywhere with embedded services and on-demand finance. Research and Markets predicts… Read More

Payments Fintech Fiserv Set to Expand Digital Storefront Capabilities with Bentbox Acquisition

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire BentoBox, a digital marketing and commerce platform provider that offers a seamless diner experience “dedicated to accelerating growth and helping restaurants seamlessly… Read More

Silver Lake Announces Investment in Euroclear via Agreement with ICE to Acquire its 9.85% Stake

Silver Lake, an international firm focused on technology investing, and Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, announced an agreement in which Silver Lake will “make a long-term strategic investment in Euroclear Holding SA/NV by acquiring ICE’s 9.85% stake… Read More

Mastercard and Previse Accelerate Business Payments Across the Globe

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Previse announced on October 18, 2021 the integration of Mastercard Cross-Border Services – an international push payments platform that allows funds to be sent seamlessly, securely and with “certainty” to any account – into Previse’s InstantPay platform. The collaboration will “enable… Read More

Netherlands based Virtual Bank Fibr Launches Operations to Support SME Lending Across European Markets

FIBR, the connected virtual banking platform, has launched so that it can serve European SMEs, by combining the stability of a bank with the agility and technology of a Fintech service provider. Based in the Netherlands, FIBR is focused on lending to European SMEs. The… Read More

Payments Fintech PRIMER Raises $50 Million at $425 Million Valuation

Following a Series A funding round of $20 million last year, payments Fintech Primer has closed on a Series B funding round of $50 million. According to a note from the company, Primer received a valuation of $425 million. ICONIQ Growth led the funding with… Read More

Fintech GoHenry Introduces Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Support Financial Literacy

GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and financial education, has introduced Money Missions, which aims to accelerate the firm’s ambitions to bridge the gap in early financial literacy for Gen Z and Gen Alpha “with a gamified educational experience integrated into the… Read More

Overfunding: Fintech Etcho, which will Offer Investment App, Secures £198,719 via Crowdcube

Etcho, which wants to empower and motivate anyone to “tailor their investments in a way that matters uniquely to them,” has raised 113% (£198,719) of its £175,000 target from 174 investors via Crowdcube (at the time of writing). There are currently 25 days left in… Read More

Pakistan based Digital Payments Platform EasyPaisa Updated with Temenos Transact Core Banking

Temenos Transact Core Banking will be supporting product innovation and greater scalability and overall efficiency for Pakistan’s virtual payments platform Easypaisa. Telenor Microfinance Bank, which is the operator of Pakistan’s digital payments platform Easypaisa, has officially gone live on Temenos’ Core banking platform with NdcTech… Read More

Fintech Adoption: Central Bank of UAE Partners with DIFC to Support Financial Tech Sector Growth

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) signed an agreement with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the international financial center in the MEASA region, in order to collaborate on the development and growth of the UAE’s Fintech sector “through joint initiatives and activities.” The agreement… Read More

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