Tagged: Business Expansion

Regtech Trulioo Expands International Presence to Singapore

Trulioo, a global identity verification company, has expanded to Singapore in response to growing customer demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The move allows Trulioo “to directly serve its extensive and expanding enterprise-level APAC customer base.” Steve Munford, CEO of Trulioo, said: “As businesses in… Read More

Affirm, Amazon Introduce Pay-Over-Time Option to Customers in Canada

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, announced the expansion of its relationship with Amazon to Canada, bringing “increased payment flexibility and transparency to customers shopping on Amazon.ca.” This payment option will be “available during checkout to all… Read More

BoardClic, a Swedish SaaS B2B Platform for Mgmt Team Evaluations, Secures Funding

Swedish board evaluation platform BoardClic has raised €1.2 million “to boost next phase of international expansion.” BoardClic, a Swedish SaaS B2B platform for digital board and management team evaluations, has successfully acquired €1.2 million, according to an update shared with CI. The funding will be… Read More

Forter, the Trust Platform for E-Commerce, Appoints Tech Exec Eran Vanounou as CTO

Forter, the Trust Platform for digital commerce, announced the appointment of Eran Vanounou as chief technology officer (CTO) “to lead the company’s next stage of product development and innovation.” In this role, Eran will “oversee Forter’s data, precision and engineering teams.” Vanounou’s appointment further “deepens… Read More

Higlobe Acquires $14M to Eliminate Global Fund Transfer Fees for the Workforce

Higlobe, Inc., the U.S. based solution for international payment transfers, raised $14 million in funding “to expand its technology and launch into new markets.” The investment round was “led by global technology investment firm Battery Ventures, an investor in a number of U.S.-based fintech companies.”… Read More

GoCardless Introduces Open Banking-powered Feature in France

GoCardless, a provider of direct bank payment solutions, has launched Verified Mandates in France. Part of the GoCardless global ‘bank payment’ platform, Verified Mandates “combines the Account Information Services (AIS) capabilities of open banking with bank debit to stop fraud before it happens.” This represents… Read More

London’s Deeptech, Banking Firm Tintra Awarded Fintech Services License in Qatar

Deeptech & Banking company Tintra PLC has been awarded a Fintech Services License to operate in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), which is described as “a watershed moment as the company expands its build-out worldwide.” Tintra is using artificial intelligence and Web3 technologies “to build… Read More

Investment Platform Lightyear Launches in 19 European Nations

Martin Sokk notes that being European, his co-founder Mihkel and him had a front row seat to “how difficult and expensive investing in global markets was.” Martin added that you “have the big banks and professional platforms — but then you’re faced with confusing interfaces… Read More

Payhawk, a Spend Management Solution Provider, Opens New York Office

Payhawk, the spend management solution with a presence across the UK and Europe, officially launched in the US. The unicorn has “opened an office in New York and is introducing a US credit card to support companies with multiple offices across the UK, Europe, and… Read More

Pan-European Securities Trading Exchange Equiduct Introduces Trading of US Stocks in Apex

Equiduct, the pan-European retail exchange, announced that it has launched the trading of US equities in Apex, the on-exchange Best Execution service “with zero trading fees for retail brokers.” Over five million retail investors with access to Apex will now be able “to invest in… Read More

iLex Launches in EMEA, Driven by Steady Demand for Loan Market Infrastructure

iLex, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) fintech that designs, builds and operates digital market infrastructures for syndicated loans and private credit, announced the launch of its EMEA operations. The Singapore-based Fintech aims “to increase the liquidity, efficiency, and transparency of both primary and secondary loan markets through… Read More

BIGG Digital Assets Subsidiary Netcoins Reveals Plans for US Expansion

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), owner of Netcoins (Netcoins.ca), the online cryptocurrency brokerage that makes it easy for Canadians to buy, sell and understand cryptocurrency, and Blockchain Intelligence Group (blockchaingroup.io), a developer of blockchain technology search, risk-scoring and data analytics solutions, is pleased to… Read More

Square Extends Partnership with Amaka to Introduce Sage Accounting Integration

Amaka and Square have extended their partnership “to launch the Square point of sale integration with Sage Accounting.” This follows the successful rollout of “a range of Square accounting automation solutions available globally.” Pedram Afshar, CEO at Amaka, said: “We’re proud to be working with… Read More

Calastone Expands Operations in APAC with Regional HQ in Singapore

Calastone, which claims to be one of the largest global funds networks, announced the opening of their regional headquarters in Singapore, “underpinning their aggressive growth strategy to expand product offerings and footprint across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.” Calastone claims it has been “disrupting the investment… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Reports that Aussie Businesses Are Charging Ahead with Global Expansion

Australian businesses have “ambitious” plans for international expansion, as new data from global fintech Airwallex reveals more than two thirds of small-to-medium Aussie businesses (69 per cent) plan “to be operating outside Australia by 2027.” Airwallex’s inaugural Australian Business Growth Index found “a third of… Read More

StepFunction Finalizes $5M Post-Seed Funding to Assist SaaS Platforms with Business Growth

StepFunction, a key player in SaaS revenue growth solutions, recently announced a $5M post-seed raise led by Dallas Venture Capital (DVC) along with contributions from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Inventus Capital Partners, and Z5 Capital. McKinsey research indicates that SaaS companies that “focus on cross-selling,… Read More

European Fintech Ebury Increases Investment in Institutional Solutions Arm

Ebury, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest Fintechs and provider of transaction payment solutions, is increasing its presence in the alternative investment sector “to meet growing demand for better, more focused services as an alternative to traditional banking providers.” Ebury has reportedly “invested… Read More

Discover Invests in Data, Analytics Program, Will Bring 150 Jobs to Chicago

Discover (NYSE: DFS) announced its new Advanced Analytics Resource Center (AARC) and welcomed its first cohort of 75 employees at its downtown Chicago Office called the 606. The launch of the [email protected] “advances Discover’s investment in technology and analytics as well as its commitment to… Read More

Singapore based Fintech Lightnet Receives $50M Capital Commitment from LDA Capital

The Lightnet Group announced that it has secured a $50 million capital commitment from LDA Capital Ltd “to grow its infrastructure, operations, and expand its technological partner’s (Velo Labs Technology) blockchain technology.” Lightnet will “have the option to increase the $50 million to a total… Read More

European Investment Platform Bondora Announces New Growth Plans

Bondora is a global financial platform “providing mutually beneficial solutions for investors and borrowers.” Since 2008, Bondora’s investor base has reportedly “grown to over 200,000 customers who have invested more than €650 million and earned over €80 million to build their financial wealth.” They’re honored… Read More

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