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Banking as a Service Firm Griffin Appoints New COO

Griffin, a banking as a service firm (BaaS), has selected Maria Campbell as its Chief Operating Officer. Campbell has been with the Fintech since 2021 and her prior position was Vice President of People. Her appointment as COO comes after Adam Moulson was announced as… Read More

Frankfurt’s Raisin Bank AG Enters the Payments Business

Frankfurt-based Raisin Bank AG is expanding its business to include payments. To this end, the Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider is “acquiring the payment services division of Bankhaus August Lenz & Co. AG.” With the acquisition, Raisin Bank will “expand its product range by payment services and… Read More

MENA Region’s NymCard, a BaaS Provider, Acquires $22.5M in Funding

NymCard, the MENA-based Banking as-a-Service (BaaS) provider and card issuer, has raised $22.5 million in its latest funding round. This will help NymCard “enable MENA-based Fintechs with the infrastructure required from BIN Sponsorship, Card Issuing, Program Management, Compliance, FX, and Treasury, leverage its over 150+… Read More

SocietyOne Introduces Transaction, Savings Accts Powered by Westpac

In its “first” major corporate milestone following its acquisition by MONEYME Ltd (ASX:MME), digital finance platform SocietyOne has launched transaction and savings accounts “powered by Westpac’s Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS).” SocietyOne is Westpac’s second partner “to launch products through its BaaS platform with two new additions to… Read More

Open Banking: Yapily and OpenPayd Partner on Payments

OpenPayd, a banking as a service (BaaS) provider, and Yapily have announced a partnership to deliver payment solutions for businesses in the UK and across Europe.  According to the two companies, Yapily’s open banking platform will be incorporated into OpenPayd’s embedded finance offering, creating a… Read More

BaaS Fintech Unit Announces $100M Series C Led by Insight Partners, Valuing Business at $1.2B

Unit, the banking-as-a-service platform that empowers companies to embed financial services in their products, announced it has raised a $100 million in a Series C round “led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors including Accel, Better Tomorrow Ventures, and Flourish… Read More

Evolve Bank & Trust Added as Bank Partner at Marqeta as Fintech Aims to Boost Services

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has added Evolve Bank & Trust as a new bank partner. Evolve Bank & Trust is a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider and thus can boost the portfolio of services Marqeta can offer to its customers. Evolve offers specialized services in Open Banking, Personal… Read More

UK Fintech Griffin, a Banking as a Service Provider, Submits Application for Banking Authorization

Griffin, a UK Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Fintech, recently announced the completion of a key step in its application for a banking license. Griffin has submitted its application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). John Weguelin, Griffin Chair, stated: “This is… Read More

UK Fintech Digidoe Introduces BaaS Offering

Digidoe, the UK-headquartered Fintech firm that aims to streamline the global payments infrastructure, has introduced a fast Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution which enables businesses to launch a new virtual bank within 72 hours. The secure Cloud-powered API and white-label service opens the door… Read More

First Internet Bank Cancels Planned Merger with First Century Bank

First Internet Bancorp (Nasdaq: INBK), the parent company of First Internet Bank, has terminated a planned merger with First Century Bancorp. First Internet Bank claims title as the first branchless, chartered bank having opened its virtual doors in 1999. The combination with First Century Bank… Read More

Evolve Bank and Trust, Bond to Provide Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Solutions

Evolve Bank & Trust and Bond Financial Technologies, Inc. are pushing the boundaries of embedded finance “to bring innovation to companies that want to offer financial products to their customers.” Evolve and Bond enable entrepreneurs “to build and launch innovative financial solutions at scale.” Hank… Read More

FIS Introduces Banking-as-a-Service Hub, Offering Fintech Solutions to Financial Institutions

Financial technology provider FIS (NYSE: FIS) has announced its Banking-as-a-Service Hub, enabling banking institutions, credit unions, and Fintechs to build the virtual banking and payments ecosystems they require to provide innovation to merchants and consumers. The FIS Banking-as-a-Service Hub offers a complete suite of banking… Read More

Digital Banking: Philippines based Netbank Enhances Kayamo’s Loan Payout, Payment Collection Process

Kayamo is teaming up with Netbank, a fully-regulated bank that provides Banking-As-A-Service solutions through open APIs, to improve the way they release loan payouts and collect loan repayments–”overall, to provide a better user experience for their end-customers.” Prior to this partnership, Kayamo needed “to complete… Read More

Part of Ping An Group, OneConnect to Offer Banking as a Service in Partnership with Pismo

OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd, part of the Ping An Group, has signed a 10-year exclusive strategic partnership with Pismo, a banking Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. According to a company statement, OneConnect current services will be augmented by Pismo’s “multi-tenant SaaS platform” to serve a broader… Read More

Banking as a Service (BaaS) Continues to Gain Steady Momentum: Report

Finastra recently published a market assessment report, titled “Banking as a Service: Outlook 2022 | Paving the way for Embedded Finance.” The research canvassed the opinions of 1,600 senior industry executives, “exploring the opportunities presented by Banking as a Service (BaaS) – to provide retail… Read More

Fintech Yeeld Selects Treezor, Franfinance for Consumer Credit Service

In order to expand its offer for its individual clients, Yeeld, the Fintech firm which provides a savings assistance application, has chosen the joint offer of Franfinance, the consumer credit specialist and Treezor, the leader in Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS), enabling technological and regulatory aspects to be… Read More

Chetwood Financial Acquires Yobota to Enhance Banking-as-a-Service Capabilities

The team at Chetwood Financial has confirmed the acquisition of core banking provider Yobota in order to extend their Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) capabilities. Established alongside them back in 2016 and developed as a separate business entity, Yobota is a London-headquartered tech firm that has built “a… Read More

Aazzur and Treezor Enter Banking-as-a-Service Partnership

Aazzur has reportedly agreed to a sales partnership with European Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform Treezor in order to allow both companies to expand their customer base and strengthen their BaaS offering. Treezor will offer its regulatory and technical expertise by providing its payment infrastructure for account… Read More

European BaaS Platform Treezor Obtains Authorization to Extend Business Activities

Treezor, the European firm focused on Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions, has obtained authorization from the ACPR in order to expand its activities and now “has all the payment service licenses (from 1 to 8).” The new authorizations (i.e. 1, 4, 6, 7 and 8) mean Treezor… Read More

Secured Lending Platform EstateGuru Partners with Raisin Bank, Goal is to Provide Over €200 Million in Loans

EstateGuru, a marketplace lending platform that provides secured loans pairing investors with borrowers, has signed a partnership with Raisin Bank – a banking as a service provider operated by global Fintech Raisin. According to EstateGuru, the Frankfort-based Raisin Bank will provide services to Estate Guru’s… Read More

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