SIA Signs Agreement with WizKey to Negotiate SME Credit Using Blockchain

SIA, a subsidiary of CDP Equity – a holding company of Cassa depositi e prestiti Group that is a digital payments provider and tech-solution for financial services, has signed an agreement with WizKey to launch a platform available to banks, funds, and financial operators to negotiate… Read More

TrueLayer Unveils Payments Method Service “PayDirect”

  UK financial API provider TrueLayer announced on Tuesday the launch of PayDirect. TrueLayer claims that PayDirect is a new payment method that enables any firm to create streamlined, secure, and cost-effective onboarding and payments processes. TrueLayer further revealed that with PayDirect fintech firms, banks,… Read More

French Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL Fintech Alma Secures €49M in Capital via Series B Round

France-based Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Alma has secured €49 million in capital through a Series B funding round. Alma’s management stated that they intend to use the funds raised to support their extensive business expansion plans in 2021. Alma, the French BNPL platform… Read More

Germany’s Digital-Only Banking Platform N26 Appoints New CFO as Maximilian Tayenthal to Serve as co-CEO

Digital-only banking platform N26 has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer as Maximilian Tayenthal becomes the Fintech firm’s co-CEO. Dr. Jan Kemper is N26’s latest executive hire. Berlin-headquartered neobank N26 confirmed that it promoted company co-founder Maximilian Tayenthal to serve as co-CEO along with current… Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank has Reportedly become Latest Major Swiss Bank to Join SIX Group Open Banking Platform b.Link

Zürcher Kantonalbank has reportedly become just the third major Switzerland-based banking institution to join the Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG Open Banking platform b.Link (after Credit Suisse and UBS). Zürcher Kantonalbank has now connected with b.Link participant KLARA, which is an accounting services… Read More


Southeast Asia based StashAway, a Digital Wealth Manager for Accredited Investors and Retail, Is Now Managing $1B in Client Assets

Southeast Asia based StashAway, a digital wealth management firm focused on retail and accredited investors, recently revealed that it’s now managing over $1 billion in assets since launching operations back in 2017. StashAway’s management confirmed that they were able to generate these solid returns even… Read More

Digital Banking: US based Current Says it Helped Consumers Save Over $100 Million in Overdraft Fees

Current, one of the leading digital banks in the US, has noted that 2020 was “certainly not the year anyone was expecting,” however, for all the tribulations (not to mention “being in the epicenter of a pandemic” – above all), the company is quite proud… Read More

Paysend Appoints Alexander Nicolaus As New Chief People Officer

Paysend, a UK-based global payments platform, announced on Monday it has appointed Alexander Nicolaus as its new Chief People Officer. According to Paysend, Nicolaus has an “impressive” global and international career to date in Europe, China, and across Asia. He previously helped large corporates (Willis,… Read More

DV01 Launches Auto Benchmark Datasets to Provide Investors With Transparency on Automotive Asset-Backed Securities

        dv01, a platform that connects online lenders and investors with data management, announced on Monday it has launched its Auto Benchmark Datasets to provide investors with transparency on automotive asset-backed securities.  According to dv01, the new benchmarks pull Reg AB data… Read More

DBS Announces Digitalized Audit Confirmation Solution for Both Corporate & SME Customers

  Southwestern Asian banking group DBS has reportedly launched a digitalized audit confirmation solution for both corporate and SME customers. According to various reports, the solution cuts down on the processing time for audit confirmation requests from compared seven-day industry norm to just under 24… Read More

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