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HSBC, Nova Credit to Offer Borderless International Credit Checking

Nova Credit, which claims to be one of the world’s leading consumer-permissioned credit bureaus, announced that it has partnered with HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) in order “to provide the bank with global access to its cross-border credit data product, Credit Passport, creating more opportunities for credit… Read More

Berlin’s Grover Receives €270M in Funding from Asset Manager M&G

Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, has finalized a new €270 million debt financing facility with M&G, the international asset manager. With the fresh capital, Grover will “expand its product inventory to serve rising demand from customers in existing markets such as Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and… Read More

SpiderRock Selects Eventus for Trade Surveillance Solution

  Eventus, a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, announced that SpiderRock Technology Services, a “high-performance” algorithmic execution and risk management technology provider to institutional trading clients, as well as agency broker-dealer and market data provider, has “deployed the Validus… Read More

Mollie Introduces Mollie Capital to Provide Flexible Financing

The team at Mollie is pleased to introduce a new product to help their customers drive growth: Mollie Capital. Described as a fast and flexible way for their customers to access funding, Capital’s launch also signifies their “move into financial services.” Mollie Capital is “a… Read More

Liberis Secures an Additional £140M from Barclays, BCI Finance to Fund SMEs

Liberis, a global embedded business finance platform,  announced that they have secured £140m in financing from Barclays Bank PLC and BCI Finance in order “to help secure its global partner expansion and growth plans for the next two years.” This brings Liberis’ total funds raised… Read More

Investment Manager 7IM Enlists Bloomberg AIM to Boost Operations

7IM has selected Bloomberg AIM, an order management system, to boost the firm’s goal of an efficient target operating model to support assets under management (AUM) growth, according to the company. 71M is a young investment management platform that works with professional wealth managers, planners,… Read More

European Credit Provider Younited Reaches Milestone of €200M in Annual Revenue in H1 2022

Younited, the instant credit provider in Europe, provides European households – in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany – with financing solutions “for projects and purchases up to 50,000 euros.” This milestone is the “best proof” of the relevance of Younited’s offer to its customers:… Read More

European Commission Welcomes Joint Statement to Provide Accessible Remittance Services to Ukraine

The European Commission has welcomed a Joint Statement by EU and Ukrainian financial institutions “to provide access to affordable, accessible and transparent remittance services to Ukraine.” Today, remittances from Ukrainians in the EU are “a vital way of providing means of subsistence to their families… Read More

Crypto.com Obtains Regulatory Approval in France

Crypto.com, which claims to be one of the world’s fastest-growing cryptocurrency platforms, announced it has been registered in France as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) following clearance from the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR)…. Read More

Binance Labs Leads $8.5M Seed Funding for Bitquery to Support Development of Blockchain Data Solutions

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm and accelerator of Binance, led a $8.5 million seed funding round for Bitquery as part of its ongoing drive “to support innovative blockchain data solution providers.” The investment round was “co-led by dao5, with Susquehanna, DHVC, INCE Capital, and… Read More

Regtech Trulioo Expands International Presence to Singapore

Trulioo, a global identity verification company, has expanded to Singapore in response to growing customer demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The move allows Trulioo “to directly serve its extensive and expanding enterprise-level APAC customer base.” Steve Munford, CEO of Trulioo, said: “As businesses in… Read More

NAB Ventures Leads $6M Investment in Fintech Platform Thriday

Thriday, the “all-in-one” financial management platform, takes another leap on its mission to become the fastest way for SMEs “to manage their banking, accounting, and tax with a circa $6 million pre-Series A round led by NAB Ventures and significant participation from existing investor Lempriere… Read More

ACH Colombia Provides Enhanced Digital Payments Experience with Volante Technologies

Volante Technologies, which claims to be the global leader in cloud payments and financial messaging, announced that ACH Colombia, a financial technology company, “has gone live with a new banking portal featuring a superior digital payments experience aligned with the social media and ecommerce platforms… Read More

Cross-Border Payment Group Zepz Reaches Profitability in H1 ’22

Zepz, the group making remittance payments fair, fast and affordable by powering global cross-border remittance brands WorldRemit and Sendwave, recently announced the 2021 financial results that will be “published in its upcoming Companies House Listing Annual Report as well as an H1 ‘22 performance update,… Read More

Digital Remittances Market Enjoys Significant Boost Amid After-effects of Covid-19

When COVID-19 cases first appeared in late 2019, its contagion abilities were wildly unanticipated by world leaders, and it was ungracefully downplayed by mainstream media. This caused a subsequent uncontrollable outbreak that eventually dampened the quality of life for billions and dented economies across the… Read More

Irish Life Chooses Stripe to Enable Smart Invest App Payments

Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, announced that the life insurance and pensions company Irish Life has chosen Stripe as “a strategic payments provider for its Smart Invest app.” The partnership will “make it easier for Smart Invest users to initiate both one-off and… Read More

Quantum Computing Software Firm Classiq Expands Series B to $49M, Announces Japan, Europe Offices

Classiq, which claims to be the leader in quantum computing software, announced another significant expansion of its series B round to $49M by Canadian-Israeli VC Awz Ventures, from “an initial closing of $36M by strategic investors—in the largest quantum software round to date.” Awz Ventures… Read More

Nubank Reaches 70M Customers in Latin America

Nubank (NYSE: NU) reached the mark of 70 million customers in Latin America, “with 66.4 million users in the Brazilian operation, 3.2 million in Mexico, and more than 400 thousand in Colombia.” The company, the fifth largest financial institution in Brazil in number of customers,… Read More

Vyne, BR-DGE Partner on “Account to Account Payments Platform”

BR-DGE , a merchants payments provider that aims to offer a simple and affordable “payment orchestration platform,” has announced a partnership with Vyne. Vyne uses Open Banking to enable account-to-account payments for online businesses. In a company statement, BR-DGE explained that the partnership with Vyne… Read More

EML’s Nuapay Signs Contract Bringing Open Banking to Government Sectors in the UK

Nuapay‘s innovative and “fully customizable” open banking and real-time account-to-account payment capabilities will “give Pay360‘s customers access to cutting-edge payment technologies across all of its gateway connections.” Pay360 claims it is “a market leader for public sector payments – used by more than 60% of… Read More

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