Tagged: affluent

Monument Bank, a Digital Challenger for the Wealthy, to Work with Amazon, Accenture, Salesforce to Build its Tech Platform

UK-based Monument, a new all-digital bank for the mass affluent, will be working with Amazon Web Services, Accenture, Mambu, Persistent Systems, and Salesforce. These companies will be focused on helping Monument with developing its technology stack and infrastructure. Last month, Monument Bank acquired a banking… Read More

Financial Pressure due to COVID-19 and other Life Events have Led to Major Setbacks for Consumers, Wealth Management Professional Explains

  Financial pressure or stress has become a part of the daily lives of many consumers, and now the COVID-19 outbreak has introduced even more financial pressure points or exacerbated pre-existing ones for individuals and families across the globe. John Smallwood, president at Smallwood Wealth… Read More

Digital Banking: Swiss Financial Giant UBS has Applied for a Virtual Bank License in Mainland China

Switzerland-based UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG), a global investment bank and financial services firm with around $1 trillion in assets, recently confirmed that it is planning to launch a digital banking platform that would reduce operational costs and stimulate growth. However, UBS said its plan… Read More

Switzerland-based Alpian, a Financial Services Firm for Affluent Investors, Secures CHF 12.2 Million in Funding via Series A Round

  Switzerland-based firm Alpian has secured CHF 12.2 million (appr. $12.54 million) through a Series A investment round. The funds raised will be used to establish a digital-first private bank, which will cater to the nation’s affluent market. As noted in a company release: “Independent… Read More

Afluenta Secures $8M During Series B Funding Round From International Finance Corporation & Elevar Equity

On Thursday, Argentina-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, Afluenta, announced it has secured a total of $8 million during its recent Series B funding round. Funds raised from the round were from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Elevar Equity (each invested $4 million). Afluenta previously stated that… Read More

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