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Barko Financial Services Taps Temenos to Serve South Africa’s Unbanked

Banking software company Temenos today announced microfinance company Barko Financial Services plans to enter the retail banking market in South Africa with a new digital bank built on Temenos Transact and powered by The Temenos Banking Cloud. Barko will leverage the full front-to-back services, giving… Read More

Deserve Welcomes Visa Investment to Drive Mobile-Centric Credit Card Adoption

Deserve, a Fintech company transforming credit cards into mobile-centric software, has received a strategic investment from Visa to expand access to Deserve’s credit-card-as-a-service for financial institutions, Fintechs and brands. Visa joins Mission Holdings, Mastercard, Ally Ventures, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Sallie Mae in supporting… Read More

Tiger Global Management Leads M2P Fintech $35M Series C

Asian API infrastructure company M2P Fintech this week announced a $35 million Series C round. Tiger Global Management led the raise with participation from existing investors BEENEXT, Flourish Ventures, Omidyar Network India, 8i Ventures, Better Capital and the DMI Group via its investment vehicle Sparkle… Read More

Bottomline Technologies B2B Survey Parses Latest Payment Trends

An increase in electronic payment frequency and the prioritization of APIs are among the takeaways of the 2021 B2B Payments Survey, which was conducted recently by Bottomline Technologies and Strategic Treasurer. The fifth annual survey, which polled more than 340 executives from banks and corporations,… Read More

Circle, Plaid Announce Integration

Fintech firm Circle, a company providing payments and financial infrastructure for internet businesses, has integrated with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The integration simplifies the process of connecting bank accounts and accepting ACH payments because Plaid enables quicker account verification, the… Read More

Digital Bill Payment Value to Inch Over $2 Trillion by Year End: Study

A new study from Juniper Research predicts global transaction value of digital bill payment and presentment will exceed $2 trillion by the end of 2021, up from $1.9 trillion in 2020. Digital bill payment and presentment are accessed and paid digitally, primarily through mobile banking… Read More

Blockchain Tech Firm CoreLedger Adds Industry Heavyweights to Board

Blockchain technology firm CoreLedger this week added a pair of industry veterans to its advisory board. David Ishag is the CEO of Beaurivage Finance SA, a Swiss wealth management company providing portfolio management, investment advisory and family office services. He has more than three decades… Read More

UK’s BankiFi Expands Operations to Australia

UK-based technology platform BankiFi has entered the Australian Financial Services market to provide quick payment transfer, allowing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and avoid issues like late payment and other cashflow-related woes. The company has already been engaging with Australian financial services organizations from its… Read More

Even Financial Completes SOC 2 Type II Compliance Examination For API

  Even Financial, an API for financial services search, acquisition, and monetization, announced on Friday it has successfully completed a Service and Organization Control (SOC 2) Type II examination for its API. As previously reported, Even Financial is seeking to become an important supply channel… Read More

Plaid Announces New API Partnership With Railsbank

  U.S. fintech Plaid announced on Thursday it has joined forces with Railsbank. Plaid reported that through the new partnership, Railsbank customers in the UK will have access to Plaid’s Payment Initiation API to accept instant bank payments directly within their app or website. Plaid… Read More

UK Digital Banking Solution goHenry Continues to Grow Through Integration With API Platform Jitterbit

  UK-based digital banking solution goHenry is reportedly integrating with Jitterbit, an API platform, as it continues its expansion into the U.S. as well as to adapt to the current COVID-19 precautions.  As previously reported, goHenry’s financial services, which is a debit card and app, is geared for the digital… Read More

Health Insurance Data Exchange API Platform Noyo Announces New Product “Noyo Sync”

Noyo, a U.S.-based API platform for improving the speed and accuracy of health insurance data exchange, announced earlier this week the launch of its new API product, Noyo Sync, which enables automated, flexible, and embeddable benefits data. According to Noyo, the product allows users to… Read More

API-Based Business Data Platform Codat Announces Strategic Investments From PayPal Ventures & American Express Ventures; Launches U.S. Operations

Codat, a UK-based technology company that connects the internal systems of small businesses to banks, fintechs, and other financial institutions, announced on Tuesday it received strategic investments from PayPal Ventures and American Express Ventures. According to Codat, American Express Ventures and PayPal join the previous… Read More

Commercial Insurance-as-a-Service API Provider Briza Secures $8 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Investment Group of Santa Barbara

Briza, a U.S.-based commercial insurance-as-a-service API provider, recently announced it secured $8 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Investment Group of Santa Barbara with participation from 500 Startups. Founded in 2016, Briza claims it is enabling the commercial insurance industry’s… Read More

Galileo Update: Galileo Instant Experiences Rapid Instant Growth Six Months Since Launch

    Galileo, the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, and a subsidiary of Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi) announced on Wednesday there has been significant growth and increased demand for its new product, Galileo Instant, in its first six months on the market. Galileo… Read More

Galileo Appoints Former PayPal Exec Archie Puri As New Chief Product Officer

U.S. fintech Galileo announced on  Wednesday it has appointed Archana (Archie) Puri as its new Chief Product Officer. According to Galileo, Puri has more than 20 years of experience in technology products with a “strong domain” context in payments.  Prior to joining Galileo, Puri spent… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Platform InsuraGuest Announces Expansion to Fully Integrate With 82 Different Property Management Systems Through Proprietary API

   InsuraGuest Technologies, Inc. (TSXV: ISGI), a Canada-based insurtech, announced on Wednesday that through its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary InsuraGuest, Inc. (ISG)  it has expanded the reach of its insurtech platform to fully integrate with 82 different property management systems through the Company’s proprietary API, which… Read More

API-First & Fully-Featured Ticketing Platform Vivenu Secures €12.6 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Balderton Capital

Vivenu, an API-first and fully-featured ticketing platform, announced on Tuesday it secured €12.6 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Balderton Capital with previous investor Redalpine also doubling down. Founded in 2018, Vivenu is on a mission to make sophisticated live… Read More

Insurtech Bestow Launches Protect API to Enable Companies to Directly Offer Life Insurance Coverage Within Apps Or Websites

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Bestow, an Insurtech that delivers algo powered life insurance underwriting, announced on Monday it is expanding access to its entirely digital term life insurance experience. The company unveiled its new product, Protect API, which enables companies to directly offer life insurance coverage within their apps… Read More

API-Led Banking-as-a-Service Provider OpenPayd Launches FX-as-a-Service Product “InstantFX”

OpenPayd, a UK-based API-led banking-as-a-Service provider, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new FX-as-a-Service product, InstantFX. According to OpenPayd, InstantFX provides clients with real-time trading. “Our unique platform provides the FX experience of the future, delivered via a world-class API built by developers, for… Read More

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