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Plaid Announces Partnership With Jack Henry to Enable Plaid Exchange For More Than 350 Banks

U.S. fintech Plaid announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with Jack Henry to enable Plaid Exchange to more than 350 banks. Plaid launched Plaid Exchange, which is an open finance platform, this past May. It enables banks, wealth, managers, and fintech firms to offer… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Advocates Join to Launch New Fintech Startup GUARDD in Move to Boost Secondary Markets for Exempt Securities

The exempt securities marketplace can be arcane and challenging to manage for entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital. The advent of online capital formation has helped to democratize access to capital as well as streamline securities offerings but hurdles do remain. A new startup co-founded by… Read More

Ellevest Teams Up With Dosh to Offer Cash Back Rewards For Members

Ellevest, a digital investment platform created for women and founded by Wall Street veteran Sallie Krawcheck, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with card-linked offer platform Dosh to offer cash back rewards for members. Through the collaboration, members may now earn automatic cash back… Read More

FinTech Scotland Forms Strategic Partnership With Check Point Software

Check Point Software (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global provider of cyber-security solutions, announced on Tuesday it has become a strategic partner of FinTech Scotland, an independent not-for-profit body jointly established by the private sector and the Scottish Government. Check Point solutions bring a practical boost to… Read More

China-Based AI-Powered Platform For Businesses IceKredit Secures $33 million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Guoxin Venture Investment

  China-based AI-powered platform for business IceKredit announced on Tuesday it secured $33 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Guoxin Venture Investment with participation from Guohe Capital, Yunqi Partners, and China Creation Ventures. Founded in 2015, IceKredit describes itself as an… Read More

U.S. Fintech Vennfi Raises $2.3 Million Through Seed Funding Round

Vennfi, a U.S.-based fintech focused on tax-exempt payments and the creator of Charityvest, reportedly secured $2.3 million through its seed funding round. According to FinsMes, the round, which comes just a little over six months after the startup raised $1.1 million through its pre-seed round, was… Read More

Digital Bank Current Tops 2 Million Users, Raises $131 Million Series C

Current, one of the leading digital banks in the US, has raised $131 million in a Series C funding round led by Tiger Global Management joined by new investors Sapphire Ventures and Avenir. Foundation Capital, Wellington Management Company, and QED Investors returned to fund the… Read More

N26 Unveils New Premium Bank Account Subscriptions

Digital-only bank platform N26 announced on Monday the launch of its new banking accounts, N26 Smart and N26 Business Smart. The accounts feature most of N26’s money management features to help account users “spend and save with confidence.” The banking group explained: “Alongside all the… Read More

UK Fintechs Can Establish Stronger Market Presence if they Adopt Better Open Banking Policies, According to Ian Liddell-Grainger

Ian Liddell-Grainger, who’s Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Open Banking and Payments in the UK, notes that Britain’s financial technology industry has been expanding rapidly with emerging Fintechs such as Monzo, Starling, Revolut and TransferWise. Ian points out that these companies are turning… Read More

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Elisha Wiesel Joins Tel Aviv based Fintech The Floor as New CIO

Elisha Wiesel, a former Goldman Sachs executive and son of Elie Wiesel, has taken on the role of Chairman of The Floor, a Tel Aviv-based Fintech firm. Wiesel is well-known for his Wall Street investment banking and risk management experience within the financial services industry…. Read More

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