Tagged: automation

Overfunding: Checkout Automation Fintech Magnetto Secures Nearly £180K via Crowdcube from 157 Investors

The team at Magnetto, which aims to challenge the traditional retail model by automating the checkout process, has raised £179,651 of its £150,000 target from 157 investors via Crowdcube. Magnetto reports a £2,367,720 pre-money valuation, a 7.05% equity, and a £0.90 share price. The company… Read More

UK based P2P Lender Blend Network Explains how to Use AutoLend Feature to Automate Lending Process

The team at UK-based P2P lender Blend Network notes that many investors active on their platform will know that they have an AutoLend feature that enables lenders to make automatic investments. Blend Network explains in a blog post that these auto investments can be made… Read More

Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation Partners with Ebix to Provide Automated Annuity Compliance Service

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the market infrastructure for the global financial services sector, reveals that it’s teaming up with Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), an established international supplier of on-demand software and digital commerce services, in order to provide an automated annuity compliance… Read More

Payables Automation Fintech Tipalti Reports 83% Revenue Growth, Plans to Expand Operations by Recruiting New Talent

Tipalti, an established payables automation firm, reportedly grew its revenue by 83% during H1 2021 when compared to H1 2020. Tipalti reports that it maintained its steady growth, exceeding $23 billion in annualized transactions in H1 2021, up considerably from $18 billion in H1 2020… Read More

Banks Struggle With Automated Identity Verification

Banks still have a long way to go in the quest to automate identity verification, research from biometric authentication services provider iProov shows. Research conducted with 20 or the largest retail US banks revealed overly complicated online onboarding processes which failed to capitalize on opportunities… Read More

Failed Payments a Costly But Avoidable Mistake

Failed payments cost the global economy $118.5 billion in fees, labor, and lost business in 2020, a study from Accuity shows. That breaks down to $41.1 billion in EMEA, $33.7 billion in the Americas and $43.7 billion in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The average bank spent $360,000 on failed payments while the average corporate firm… Read More

India based Neobanking Fintech Razorpay Explains how RazorpayX Payroll Automates All Things Payroll

Indian neobank Razorpay recently shared payroll compliance mistakes that businesses should try to avoid. The RazorPay team explains that payroll compliance is one of the “most important” processes a business performs so that it can maintain operations. All businesses in India and globally have to… Read More

Overfunding: Bookkeeping and Tax Automation Fintech Coconut Secures £918K+ via Crowdcube

Coconut, a Fintech firm that automates bookkeeping and tax for sole traders, a market of 3.5 million in the UK, has raised £918,370 from 1202 investors (at the time of writing while having a £700,000 target) through a campaign on Crowdcube. Coconut reports a pre-money valuation… Read More

Financial Markets Tech Platform Symphony Partners with Fintech Saphyre to Add AI Solutions to Workflows

Symphony, the financial markets’ infrastructure and tech platform, has teamed up with Fintech company Saphyre, Inc. in order to integrate patented AI solutions into pre and post-trade workflows for front, middle and back office teams. The integrated solutions may be accessed via Symphony’s platform. As… Read More

Luxembourg Fintech Finologee Develops Automated Payments Solutions for Enhancing Workflows

Luxembourg-based Fintech Finologee has reportedly created a hosted system that offers API end-points in order to automate payments and support secure web interfaces which improve workflows and data visualization while establishing a direct connection to the SWIFT network. The product’s development has been supported by… Read More

VTB Bank Enters Agreement with Federal Tax Service of Russia to Offer Qualified Electronic Signatures via Physical Medium

VTB Bank (FRA: KYM1) has entered into an agreement with the Federal Tax Service of Russia in order to introduce a service for providing a qualified electronic signature (QES) via a physical medium. The pilot initiative will begin in Moscow and St. Petersburg for the banking… Read More

Billtrust, a B2B Accounts Receivable Automation Service Provider, Upgrades Payments Network

Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable automation and integrated payments provider, has released the next major version of its Business Payments Network 4.0 (BPN). The latest version was unveiled during the Billtrust Summit 2021 event. BPN 4.0 now provides support for the bi-directional exchange… Read More

Fintech Aspire Reports Reaching $1 Billion in Yearly Transactions Just a Year After Launch

Y-Combinator-backed Fintech firm Aspire has reportedly managed to reach $1 billion in annualized transaction volumes in just a year since the introduction of its business accounts (in May 2020). Aspire also revealed that it will be offering a new Bill Pay feature, which will be… Read More

Fintech Nivaura has Acted as London Stock Exchange Group’s Partner in Developing Digital Primary DCM Flow Program

Fintech firm Nivaura has served as the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) partner in the development of the group’s digital primary DCM Flow platform. The DCM Flow platform’s efficiency and validity have reportedly undergone testing with its use in a $7 billion syndicated issuance by… Read More

Financial Institutions are at Forefront of Embracing Cloud Native Architecture to Lower Costs, Remain Competitive: Report

Financial Services TechnoVision, currently in its third year of publication, aims to offer businesses with a “robust” and “proven” foundation for technology adoption. It provides thought leadership to assist firms with navigating the “complex yet critical technology environment.” As noted in the report, “agility” and… Read More

Leading UK Fintech Firms Now Working with PwC to Streamline Digital Financial Services with AI, Data Analytics

Ten of the United Kingdom’s leading Fintech companies are now working with Big Four auditing firm PwC in order to showcase how the future of banking will focus on both collaboration and innovation, along with greater personalization. After 3 years of ongoing development, the 10… Read More

HighRadius Joins Forces With Sage For End-to-End Accounts Receivable Automation

HighRadius, a U.S.-based fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Sage. HighRadius reported that as part of the agreement, the company has integrated RadiusOne A/R Suite with the Sage Intacct cloud financial management… Read More

AI enhanced Trade Finance Network Tradeteq Secures $9.4 Million via Series A Round from US Tech Investors

Tradeteq, a company that offers an AI-enhanced collaborative network for trade finance investors and originators to connect, interact, and transact, has finalized its $9.4 million Series A investment round from a group of US-based tech investors. Tradeteq has now raised over $16 million since it… Read More

DTCC Survey: Certain Post-Trade Processing Costs for Cash Securities at Broker-Dealers May be Reduced by 25% via Automation

New York-based Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a post-trade financial services firm offering clearing and settlement services to the capital markets, recently published the findings of a survey of nine major broker-dealer companies. The survey’s results revealed that various post-trade processing costs for cash… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says COVID-19 Is “Fundamentally Accelerating” Adoption of Fintech and Software as a Service Solutions

Adena Friedman, CEO at Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of around $17 trillion, notes that the COVID-19 pandemic is “fundamentally accelerating” the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. According to Friedman, the current environment has also led to the increased usage… Read More

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