OKCoin Teams Up with Simplex to Enable USD Deposits Through Debit or Credit Card For International Users

Global digital asset exchange OKCoin announced on Monday it has teamed up with fintech Simplex to enable international users to make USD deposits through debit or credit card. According to OKCoin, the feature is available to users outside of Europe, China and the U.S., with… Read More

Fintech Future: China and the UK Strike Deal on Financial Services Investments

The Vice Premier of China, Hu Chunnhua, is visiting UK government officials this week. As part of the tour, the UK government has announced a series of deals designed to boost trade with China including financial services. The new business deals were agreed to by… Read More

Wirecard Announces Cooperation Expansion With KaDeWe Group to Enable In-Store Digital Payments

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it has expanded its cooperation with German retailer, KaDeWe Group, to enable all digital in-store payments. Wirecard reported that through the expansion, it will now handle all cashless payments. “The Wirecard digital financial… Read More

Paysend launches XDR Stablecoin, Seedrs Crowdfunding Round Overfunding

Paysend, an FCA regulated payments platform, has officially launched its anticipated stablecoin. The Pays XDR stablecoin is backed by a basket of five fiat currencies including the US Dollar, Euro, Yen, Chinese Yuan and Pound Sterling. The stablecoin is using the Stellar blockchain and is… Read More

Fintech Provider Bottomline Announces New Real-Time Payment Partnership With Starling Bank

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a UK-based fintech, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with Starling Bank to launch of its Real Time Payments Express Service. The company reported that the new service will allow banks and corporates to send, receive, and track… Read More

Allied Wallet Announces Acquisition of Hong Kong Fintech Epayment

Online payment processing provider Allied Wallet announced on Monday it has acquired Epayment, a Hong Kong-based fintech. The acquisition comes just a couple of weeks after Allied Wallet reported it has increased merchant revenue by as much as 60% for some merchants with its new… Read More

Update: Paysend Now Nearing £4.4 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

Just a little over a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK fintech Paysend is now nearing £4.4 million in funding from more than 530 investors. The funding round originally sought to raise £4.2 million, which was secured in three days. Founded… Read More

Square Announces New Partnership With the Ogden Raptors Offer New Payment Experience at the Ballpark

Payment process platform Square announced last week it has formed a new partnership with the Ogden Raptors, which is a professional minor league baseball team and affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, to provide what it claims to be a faster and more convenient payment… Read More

Why P2P Lending is a Primary Investment Opportunity

The Fintech space has seen significant investment growth in recent years. Out of 310 private companies valued at over US$1 billion globally, 10 percent are in the Fintech sector, according to CB Insights. Only two other sectors claim a larger share of the unicorn pie,… Read More

Jack Dorsey, Twitter and Square CEO, Talks Up Company’s Nascent Crypto Development Team

Jack Dorsey, self-taught programmer and co-founder of Twitter and Square gave two interviews this week in which he talked up Square’s recent efforts to coalesce an in-house team of developers that will contribute to coding Bitcoin and possibly other cryptocurrencies. Square began by providing credit… Read More

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