Tagged: banking

N26 Expands Allianz Assistance Travel Insurance Benefit Package to include Epidemic & Pandemic Coverage for Travel at No Extra Cost

  Digital-only bank platform N26 announced on Thursday that it has expanded Allianz Assistance travel insurance benefit packages for premium N26 You, N26 Business You, N26 Metal or N26 Business Metal customers to include epidemic and pandemic coverage for your travels, at no extra cost…. Read More

KeyCorp’s Digital Bank Laurel Road to Launch Digital Bank Serving Healthcare Segment

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) announced Q4 earnings this week that beat analyst expectations. The midwestern bank also announced a substantial share buyback that should please its shareholders. But perhaps more interesting was the fact that Key discussed its digital bank Laurel Road and expectations to expand the… Read More

Monzo Founder Tom Blomfield Exits Digital Bank, Looks Towards Next Big Thing

Tom Blomfield, founder of digital bank Monzo and former CEO is departing the Fintech entirely at the end of January according to a report. Blomfield has been slowly exiting the Fintech in the last couple of years having passed the CEO title to another some… Read More

Milestone: Banking Software Company Temenos Now Supports 60 Challenger Bank Clients

  Temenos (SIX: TEMN), a banking software company, announced on Thursday it has hit a new milestone by supporting a total of  60 challenger bank clients. Temenos reported that digital banks, such as Alba, Alpian, Banco del Sol, Flowe, FlowBank, Lunar, Next Commercial Bank, Pepper, Varo Bank, and WeLab Bank, have selected the company’s… Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Operator in Australia Seeks $250K in Compensation for Systemic Discrimination Allegedly Carried out by Banks ANZ, Westpac

A digital currency trader is reportedly seeking $250,000 in compensation from Westpac and ANZ. The crypto investor claims that there’s systematic discrimination being carried out by some of Australia’s largest banks, which has allegedly cost him his once highly-profitable business. Allan Flynn has initiated proceedings… Read More

Banking Software Company Temenos Announces New Banks Core-Agnotic, SaaS Solution for Personalized Product & Services Launch

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), a banking software company, announces its next-generation Temenos Enterprise Pricing solution, which enables banks to design, manage and price innovative products, services, and product bundles using their own and third-party products. Accordingto Temenos, Temenos Enterprise Pricing can be deployed on Temenos Transact… Read More

Goldman Sachs Tops Earnings Expectations, Marcus Banking Net Revenues Significantly Higher – Deposits End Year at $97 Billion [u]

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has released Q4 earnings topping expectations with top-line revenue ahead of anticipated results. Shares in Goldman rose slightly in pre-market trading. Goldman has traded significantly higher since the beginning of 2021. Earnings per share for Q4 came in at $12.08 with full-year… Read More

Asian Fintech Grab May Pursue US IPO

Southeast Asian Fintech Grab may pursue an initial public offering (IPO) during 2021, according to a report. Fintech is expected to be a hot sector for initial public offers this year with two already being completed. Last week, Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) blew the doors off its IPO…. Read More

Upgrade Now Offers 2% Cashback on Certain Purchases, Wants to Be Your Primary Checking Account, Plans Savings Accounts Later

Upgrade, Inc., an emerging neobank that provides credit to consumers, has announced a new mobile checking account designed to deliver better value to its users. According to a note from the Fintech, Upgrade charges no fees and lets customers earn 2% cashback on certain everyday… Read More

U.S. Fintech Artis Announces New Bank Funding Partneship With Drummond Community Bank

Artis Technologies, a U.S.-based fintech that provides lending solutions for businesses, announced on Tuesday it has entered into a new bank funding partnership with Drummond Community Bank for its Artis Credit platform. According to Artis, the funding will fulfill consumer loans originating through the company’s… Read More

Derik Sutton from Autobooks and Currencycloud Discuss How Cash Flow Problems are a Major Issue for SMBs

Cross-border payment platform Currencycloud notes that financial innovation is now taking place at a “record pace.” However, when it comes to smaller businesses, you must first address their cash flow problems, because “nothing else matters” (if you can’t solve this issue first). Derik Sutton, VP… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Mambu, a Banking as a Service Firm, Raises Solid €110 million Funding Round

Mambu, a Fintech that offers a Banking as a Service platform, has raised a significant €110 million ($134 million) funding round led by TCV a venture firm that has invested more than $2.5 billion in Fintech. John Doran, TCV General Partner, will join the Mambu… Read More

Open Core Banking System Tech For Financial Services Provides TagPay Scores €25 Million From Long Arc Capital

  TagPay, a France-based provider of a scalable and open core banking system technology specifically for financial service providers, announced on Tuesday it secured a €25 million investment from Long Arc Capital. TagPay reported that through the investment, Long Arc Capital takes a majority stake… Read More

AI and Digital Tech Adoption in India to Help Banks and Financial Institutions with Streamlining Operations: Report

The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (formed by the Reserve Bank of India) has revealed that the digital economy sector in India is expected to “double its output as early as 2025.” Digitization in India is expected to lead to “widespread economic… Read More

Happy New Year! LendingClub’s Acquisition of Radius Bank Approved by the OCC

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) will start 2021 on a high note it seems. The online lender and aspiring digital bank has had its acquisition of Radius Bank approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), according to many reports. Additionally, the decision letter was… Read More

Cashaa Joins Forces With United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society to Launch Unicas Crypto Bank in India

  UK-based next-generation banking platform Cashaa announced on Monday Unicas has opened its first physical branch in Jaipur, India. Unicas is notably a join venture between Cashaa and the United Multistate Coop Society and allows users to transact in cryptocurrency and fiat from one account…. Read More

The Four Digital Banks of Singapore

Earlier this month, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the first four digital banks approved by the regulator. The first digital banks out of the gate are the culmination of a multi-year process where MAS. In June 2019, MAS announced it would approve up… Read More

Conference of State Bank Supervisors Targets OCC Chartering Authority of Fintechs in Lawsuit, Points Finger at Figure Technologies

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has filed a lawsuit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), as well as Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks, regarding the agency’s ability to issue federal bank charters to Fintechs. The complaint mentions Figure Technologies, a… Read More

U.S. Adaptive Digital Bank Quontic Unveils Bitcoin Rewards Checking Account

  Quontic, a U.S.-based adaptive digital bank, recently announced it is launching Bitcoin Rewards Checking accounts. Founded in 1997, Quontic describes itself as a adaptive digital bank that empowers its customers financially while embracing their diverse circumstances. “Quontic’s mission to break the system for financial… Read More

Digital Assets and Banking Platform Cashaa to Expand Operations in India, the UK, Europe, US

UK-based Cashaa, a digital asset exchange and banking service provider, has revealed that it’s listing on KuCoin exchange in order to promote the adoption of its native CAS token. As reported in July 2020, more than $3 million in Bitcoin (BTC) were allegedly stolen from… Read More

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