Fintech Firm Fuse.io Partners Monerium to Launch Regulated Fiat Money on the Blockchain

The developers at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” have partnered with Monerium in order to bring regulated fiat money to the… Read More

Payment Service Provider PingPong Payments Secures E-Money License in Luxembourg

PingPong Payments, a payment service provider for e-commerce sellers, announced on Wednesday it has received its authorization as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) in Luxembourg. Founded in 2015, PingPong stated that its mission of helping global… Read More

Ziglu Claims Title as Largest Equity Crowdfunding Round of 2020 on Seedrs

Money app Ziglu says that its equity crowdfunding round is the largest offering on Seedrs for all of 2020. The securities offering closed on Seedrs this past fall. The Fintech raised over £6 million backed by about 1250 investors. Ziglu set a low-end hurdle of… Read More

Chinese Regulators to Introduce “Special” and “Innovative” Regulatory Guidelines for Fintech Giants like Ant Group, Tencent Holdings

China is reportedly planning to introduce “special” and “innovative” regulatory guidelines for  Fintech giants like billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co., which is a subsidiary of the Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA). Regulators in China aim to create new policies so they can eliminate monopolistic practices… Read More

Northern Ireland has One of the Highest Concentrations of Fintech related Employment in the UK: Report

Whitecap Consulting has released a new report titled, Northern Ireland Fintech Ecosystem Report 2020. It reveals that the region has a population of almost 1.9 million with over 36,000 professionals employed in the financial services or technology sectors. There are at least 74 tech firms… Read More

Revolut Partners with Modulr on Early Salary Feature

Digital bank Revolut has announced an early salary feature available to UK customers. The new feature means that Revolut’s UK customers can access their salaries and all payments made over the Bacs payment scheme a working day earlier than usual. In the case where they… Read More

Rapyd Launches Payment Capabilities in Thailand

Just a little over a month after announcing its payment capabilities debuted in South Korea, B2B fintech-as-a-service provider Rapyd announced it has launched the capabilities in Thailand. According to Rapyd, the integrated solution is a comprehensive set of local and international payment methods that includes… Read More

API-First & Fully-Featured Ticketing Platform Vivenu Secures €12.6 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Balderton Capital

Vivenu, an API-first and fully-featured ticketing platform, announced on Tuesday it secured €12.6 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Balderton Capital with previous investor Redalpine also doubling down. Founded in 2018, Vivenu is on a mission to make sophisticated live… Read More

Yapily Appoints Martin Threadkall As New COO to Lead European Expansion & Supercharge Growth

Yapily, a UK-based open banking infrastructure provider, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Martin Threadkall as its new COO. According to Yapily, Threadkall brings more than a decade of growing payment startup and scale-up businesses expertise. Prior to joining Yapily, Threadkall was notably the Co-Founder… Read More

Backbase Unveils Next Generation Engagement Banking Platform & Enhanced Backbase-As-A-Service Solution

  Backbase, an omni-channel banking solution provider, announced on Tuesday the launch of its next-generation platform, as well as the release of its enhanced Backbase-as-a-Service (BaaS) offering. According to Backbase, the product launches mark an “acceleration” of its move towards a technology-led, single platform play. “Backbase’s… Read More

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