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Worldline to Offer Core Components for Austria’s National Digital ID Solution “ich.app”

Worldline (Euronext: WLN) is supporting PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH on its journey towards becoming a smart transaction provider beyond just payments. Via its products WL ID Center and WL Trusted Authentication as well as experience in various infrastructure initiatives, Worldline is offering the tech… Read More

Finastra Augments Fusion LIBOR Transition Calculator With New Rates in Preparation for Dec. 31 Deadline

Finastra announced this week it has introduced additional alternative reference rates (ARR) and risk-free rates (RFRs) to its Fusion LIBOR Transition Calculator. The move enables banks, corporates and borrowers to calculate ARR in preparation for the end of the majority of LIBOR rates on Dec…. Read More

Temenos Introduces the Temenos Exchange, an Open Marketplace for Fintech Solutions

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software firm, has announced Temenos Exchange, a new Fintech marketplace to bring Open Banking innovation to market quicker, and at scale. The marketplace will provide pre-integrated and certified Fintech solutions that can be “deployed within the Temenos Banking Cloud, enabling… Read More

Queen Bee Capital and Nium Team Up to Streamline Cross-Border Payments via Japan

Global payments and card issuance platform Nium and Japanese payments firm, Queen Bee Capital (QBC) have teamed up to improve international transfer offerings for corporate and individual QBC clients across Japan. Through this partnership, QBC will leverage Nium’s advanced pay-out capability to offer real-time, cost-efficient,… Read More

Lendingblock Unveils New Boost Tier Requirements, Bronze Starts at 413,095 LND

Digital asset lending infrastructure developer Lendingblock this week released new requirements for their LND Boost tiers. They are effective Dec. 1. Boost tiers are staking devices that come with rewards, with greater benefits coming with the higher levels. They include higher earned interest rates and… Read More

Supply Chain Finance Tech Platform, Linklogis, Establishes Singapore Office

One of Asia’s most established supply chain finance tech solution providers, Linklogis, has announced that it has launched a branch office in Singapore. The new office aims to support Linklogis’ plans to open a virtual bank in Singapore in early 2022, by using the digital… Read More

BNP Paribas, SIA, Unite to Introduce Co-Branded Cards in Europe

BNP Paribas has partnered with SIA, a European payment tech company, to support the launch of co-branded cards with major commercial partners in France and other European countries. SIA’s technology infrastructure will process digital and physical co-branded cards issued by BNP Paribas. The SIA platform… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance to Launch Digital Tools Covering Fintech Market

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), the leading research group covering the global digitization of financial services, will be launching a new set of  tools to “provide interactive Fintech market data and visualizations to inform evidence-based decision-making.” The new tools will be available on… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Revolut Acquires Nobly ePOS Business to Expand Operations into Hospitality Sector

Revolut has announced the acquisition of “highly rated” ePOS software provider Nobly POS in order to expand its product offering to serve the restaurant and hospitality sectors. Established in 2013, Nobly has created an extensive ePOS system for the restaurant and hospitality industry enabling hospitality… Read More

Sygnum Bank Onboards VZ VermögensZentrum, an Independent Swiss Financial Services Firm

Sygnum Bank has confirmed that it has now onboarded VZ VermögensZentrum, an independent Swiss financial services firm that’s listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, as the latest partner for its B2B banking solution. VZ VermögensZentrum’s partnership with Sygnum Bank enables them to “expand their offering… Read More

Accounts Receivables Platform, Credit Clear, to Leverage Sisense, an AI enhanced Analytics Solution Provider

Credit Clear, the tech platform that streamlines account receivables, has revealed that it will be leveraging Sisense, the AI-powered platform for infusing analytics, in order to harness the power of data to enhance its product offering. The Coronavirus crisis has led to a considerable rise… Read More

30+% of Brits Ditched Their Bank During Pandemic: FIS Study

More than 30 per cent of British consumers have entered a new banking relationship with a financial institution or non-bank service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report released from financial technology provider FIS. The FIS PACE Survey examines how UK consumers… Read More

UK FCA Regulated Digital Securities Platform, Archax, Chooses Scila Surveillance, AML Tools

Archax, which claims to be the only UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated digital securities platform, broker and custodian, has chosen Scila Surveillance and Scila AML for the effective monitoring of its markets, offered by the Stockholm-headquartered independent surveillance, risk and anti-money laundering tech provider,… Read More

Austrian Fintech Bitpanda and France’s Super App Lydia to Offer Clients Access to Crypto-Assets

Austrian Fintech firm Bitpanda and France’s mobile financial services Super-App provider, Lydia, are teaming up to provide Lydia’s 5.5 million clients with access to investing in crypto-assets. Lydia will reportedly be using Bitpanda’s white-label solution, which is an API-powered infrastructure that allows Fintech platforms and… Read More

Crypto Trading App TabTrader Celebrates $5.8M Series A, Preparing For TTT Token Drop

Cryptocurrency trading mobile app TabTrader announced today it closed a $5.8 million Series A round led by BitMEX Ventures. Also participating in the round were Hashkey Capital, Spartan Capital, SGH Capital, SOSV, and Artesian Venture Partners. Based in Amsterdam, TabTrader said it has more than 400,000… Read More

Australian Financial Comparison Service Provider, Canstar, Appoints Angelo Demasi as Chief Product and Tech Officer

Canstar, one of Australia’s largest financial comparison sites, which claims to compare more brands than any other service provider, has confirmed the appointment of Angelo Demasi as Chief Product and Technology Officer. Demasi will be responsible for leading the firm’s digital transformation/innovation strategy, enhancing Canstar’s tech… Read More

Mastercard Enhances Support of Latin America Real-Time Payments with Acquisition of Arcus

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announces that it has acquired Arcus FI, an alum of the firm’s Start Path program, in order to help support the delivery of bill pay solutions and “other real-time payment applications across Latin America.” As mentioned in the announcement: “With offices in… Read More

Sweden based Fintech Näktergal Acquires €1M to Enhance its Cloud based Digital Lending Platform

Swedish Fintech firm Näktergal, which supports financial institutions with Cloud-powered platform solutions for digitized lending, has acquired EUR 1 million in capital via an investment led by Katalysen & Partners. Other investors are Stefan Backlund, ex- VP Marketing & Communications at Trustly, Jon Wimmercranz, ex-… Read More

Cross Border Payment Firm Thunes Hires Multiple Executives in Global Push

Thunes, a payments Fintech that operates globally, has hired multiple executives as part of a move to boost international expansion. While based in Singapore, Thunes has offices around the world. According to a company release, Thunes has hired four executives to guide the firm in… Read More

Open Banking: UK Fintech TrueLayer Announces Collaboration with Spanish Broker Ninety Nine

TrueLayer, which is one of Europe’s Open Banking platforms, has announced its collaboration with Spanish broker Ninety Nine in order to provide an enhanced experience leveraging open banking payments. Ninety Nine was formed with the stated goal to educate consumers on investing and “empower their… Read More

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