Tagged: banking as a service

Banking as a Service: Unit Announces Service to Create Live Bank Accounts, Virtual Cards in Minutes

Unit, a Fintech that offers banking as a service, says it has released a new pilot environment that allows customers to issue virtual cards and create secure bank accounts in “minutes.” Labeling it a “first of a kind solution,” Unit claims that companies can build… Read More

Philippines based Netbank Introduces a Payments Service to Support Digital Commerce

Netbank, the banking as a service platform, has introduced a service that allows international payment firms to support various transactions in the Philippines. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the Philippines has a fast-growing international trade market. Global trade in goods has has… Read More

Berlin’s Solarisbank Says Financial Services Sector Will Face Key Challenges in 2022 like Combatting Fraud, Improving CX

Solarisbank, a firm that’s focused on creating a world where financial services “seamlessly sync with life,” notes in its Fintech forecast report that 2021 was quite an uncertain period but not as “unprecedented” as 2020. Solarisbank wrote in a blog post that during the past… Read More

Arab National Bank to Implement Open Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Assistance from Red Hat

Saudi Arabia-headquartered Arab National Bank has reportedly signed on US-based open-source software provider Red Hat, Inc., for the latter’s open hybrid Cloud technologies. As mentioned in the announcement, the Arab National Bank is planning to enhance its capabilities in virtual banking, open finance and customer… Read More

Paysafe’s viafintech and Solarisbank Introduce Deposit and Withdrawal Infrastructure in Europe

viafintech GmbH, which is part of specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), has formed a new partnership with Solarisbank AG with “a joint vision to replace the classic bank branch and physical locations for basic banking services.” As one of Europe’s major banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platforms,… Read More

Plaid Reports Onboarding Many More Financial Services Companies as Fintech Adoption Surges

When Fintech Plaid first started offering services, they had been mainly focused on connecting with traditional institutions in the jurisdictions they had established businesses. These strategic connections enabled consumers to easily find and link their institution to the Fintech apps and services they required, the… Read More

Moven Partners with ApexEdge to Support Financial Wellness Solutions

Moven has teamed up with ApexEdge in order to add breadth and depth to Moven’s financial wellness platform. The goal is to enable financial institutions and Fintech companies to provide solutions that save consumers money and offer services that provide unique cost savings to customers…. Read More

What’s Up with BNPL? Banking as a Service? Timothy Li of Alchemy Explains

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is a red hot sector of Fintech. Combine this with banking as a service (BaaS) and you see two dominant trends in the transition from legacy banks to Fintech everywhere with embedded services and on-demand finance. Research and Markets predicts… Read More

Railspay, Part of Railsbank, Collaborates with Parpera on Banking as a Service Offering

RailsPay, an offshoot of Railsbank operating in Australia, has partnered with Parpera to offer its first Banking as a Service (BaaS) product. Parpera is a money management platform for consultations, freelancers, startup founders, and gig-workers. There are an estimated 2.4 million businesses in Australia with… Read More

Mbanq Signs with Temenos to Provide Credit Union-as-a-Service and Accelerate BaaS in US Markets

Silicon Valley-headquartered Mbanq, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider that claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintech firms, has entered into an agreement with Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Open Cloud banking firm, in order to introduce an innovative Credit-Union-as-a Service (CUaaS) offering, and to “accelerate BaaS… Read More

Pan European Fintech Monese Appoints Atul Choudrie as MD, Steve Tryner as CFO, Stephen Chang as VP Operations

Monese, the pan-European Fintech firm, reveals that it has appointed Atul Choudrie to the MD role at its banking-as-a-service (BaaS) division; Steve Tryner as Chief Financial Officer; and Stephen Chang as VP Operations at Monese. As first reported by Finextra, these appointments aim to bring… Read More

BaaS Fintech Swan Secures €16M via Series A led by Accel

eFounders-formed Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Fintech Swan has secured €16 million in funding via a Series A round that was led by Accel. Swan’s latest investment round has come about a year after the Fintech firm finalized its seed round. The company claims that it now has… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Expand Business Operations into Europe

UK-based digital bank Starling is expanding its business operations into Europe. As of H1 2022, “subject to regulatory approval,” Starling intends to make its Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution offering available in the European Union, which includes France, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, according… Read More

Cloud enabled Financial Risk Platform Feedzai and Berlin’s BaaS Fintech SolarisBank Announce Partnership

Feedzai, a US Cloud-powered financial risk management platform, and Berlin’s Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) service provider Solarisbank have entered a multi-year partnership (announced at Money20/20 Europe). Through the partnership, Solarisbank will be leveraging Feedzai’s innovative tech, which will allow them to apply a proper risk management approach… Read More

Temenos Collaborates with Aion Bank, Vodeno on Banking as a Service

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) has announced a new partnership with Aion Bank and Vodeno to deliver Banking as a Service (BaaS) in Europe. Temenos is a banking software provider. Aion is a licensed bank and Vodeno is a cloud service aiding financial services firms. The company… Read More

Fintech Firm Nium Teams Up with Weavr on New Embedded Banking and Payments Service

Nium and Weavr revealed on Monday (September 20, 2021) that they’ve formed a strategic partnership that should make Nium’s BaaS (Banking-as-a-Service) API suite accessible to Weavr’s clients. The BaaS solutions from Nium should allow them develop, deploy and run embedded banking services. Weavr aims to… Read More

Ethical Financial Services Provider MoneeMint to Launch MoneeMint Labs for UK, European Clients

MoneeMint, an “ethical” financial services provider has announced the launch of MoneeMint Labs for customers in the UK and Europe. Recently, MoneeMint had acquired funding from private equity firm Ground One Ventures for the “purpose of acquiring a robust and dynamic core banking system to… Read More

Australia’s Neobank Volt Partners Crypto Exchange BTC Markets to Streamline Digital Asset Investments

Australia’s neobank Volt has teamed up with virtual currency exchange BTC Markets (BTCM) in order to offer BTCM and its clients with improved speed, stability, and confidence when investing in crypto-assets, facilitated by Volt’s banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. The partnership will offer integrated banking capabilities to… Read More

Banking Tech Solution Provider NYMBUS Secures $3 million via Round led by OFG Ventures, an OFG Bancorp Subsidiary

Nymbus, an established provider of banking tech services, has secured $3 million in capital through a round that was led by OFG Ventures, LLC, which operates as a subsidiary of the OFG Bancorp (NYSE: OFG). As noted by its management: “A revolutionary alternative to the… Read More

European BaaS Platform Solarisbank AG Secures €190M via Oversubscribed Series D, Firm Now Valued at €1.4B

Solarisbank AG, which claims to be Europe’s leading Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, reveals that it has acquired EUR 190 million in an “oversubscribed” Series D round, valuing the firm at EUR 1.4 billion. The company’s investment round has been led by Decisive Capital Management, along with… Read More

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