Fintech Investors Take a Look at B2B’s Future During UK Fintech Week 2021

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    Fintech investors took to the stage of UK Fintech Week 2021 on Wednesday to take a closer look at the development of business-to-business (B2B) fintechs. The breakout session’s description reads: “FinTech has proved its resilience in a time of crisis, and B2B FinTechs,… Read More

Fintech as a Service Tech Provider Yimba and BaaS Platform Railsbank to Offer Solutions for Improving Digital Wallet Experience

Yimba, a FAST (Fintech As a Service Technology) company, and Railsbank, the global Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, are teaming up to offer clients with products and services that will improve their digital wallet experience with “the likes of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay.” As… Read More

Various Digital Payment Experts Sat Down at UK Fintech Week 2021 to Discuss The Sector’s Recent Growth (Video)

On Wednesday, a group of digital payment experts sat down at UK Fintech Week 2021 to discuss the industry’s growth and development through the years. During the breakout session, the group explored the digital payments “boom” and took a closer look at the success stories… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Affirm Announces Acquisition of Returnly For Approximately $300 Million

    U.S. fintech Affirm announced on Wednesday it has acquired Returnly, online return experiences, and post-purchase payments platform, for approximately $300 million. According to Affirm, Returnly serves more than 1,800 merchants, has helped process more than $1 billion in returns, and has been used by over… Read More

As Interest in Crypto Grows, Robinhood Hires New COO to Lead Digital Asset Charge

Digital investment platform Robinhood has selected Christine Brown to lead Robinhood Crypto as Chief Operating Officer, according to a statement by the company. Brown is expected to oversee all of Robinhood’s crypto operations and compliance. Currently an employee at Robinhood, Brown is expected to keep… Read More


Tyl by NatWest Unveils “Tyl Rewards” Loyalty Mobile App to Encourage Support of Local Business As COVID-19 Lockdown Lifts

  Tyl by NatWest announced on Thursday it has launched a new loyalty app, “Tyl Rewards.” According to Tyl, the app was designed to encourage consumers to continue supporting local businesses, by rewarding regulars as lockdown starts to lift in the UK. “Recent Tyl research found that… Read More

Financial Advisor Tech Platform CircleBlack Teams Up With Robertson Stephens to Launch Wealth Management Digital Hub

CircleBlack, a U.S.-based startup that provides financial advisors with technology that aggregates data, integrates other financial applications, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Robertson Stephens, a nationally registered investment advisor (RIA), the launch its wealth management digital hub. CircleBlack reported that its  capabilities allow advisors… Read More

London based Currencycloud Reveals how Clients Transition from BaaS to Embedded Finance Providers

London-based Currencycloud, a provider of B2B embedded cross-border solutions, published a blog post earlier this month that explained how embedded finance works and integrates with the financial system. The Co-founders of HUBUC (CEO Hasan Nawaz and COO Ignacio Javierre), which reportedly uses Currencycloud APIs, provided… Read More

Keith Grose from Plaid Says UK has Taken the Lead in Fintech related Developments like Open Banking, PSD2

While attending a recently-held panel session for this year’s UK Fintech Week , moderator Kristy Duncan, CEO at Women in Payments, acknowledged that the United Kingdom and the European Union could potentially benefit from an updated regulatory framework that supports innovative projects and competition. As… Read More

Enterprise Payments Platform Candex Secures $20M via Series A led by Altos Ventures

Enterprise payments platform Candex has reportedly secured $20 million in capital via a Series A funding round that was led by Altos Ventures along with participation from NFX, American Express Ventures, and JP Morgan. Launched in 2011, Candex serves as a master vendor for small… Read More

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