Tagged: Business Expansion

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Doubles Cardiff Headcount

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Starling Bank, the digital bank, has reportedly doubled the size of its Cardiff office and “created hundreds of new jobs as its growth continues.” 868 employees are based in the region, “a 117% increase on the bank’s original 2020 pledge to hire 400.” As mentioned… Read More

FIA Tech, the Futures Industry’s Tech Provider, Establishes Tampa Client Services and Operations Center

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FIA Tech, the futures industry’s technology provider, recently announced that it has established a new client services and operations center based in Tampa, Florida. FIA Tech’s customer services team is the main interface for FIA Tech’s international client base and is tasked with the onboarding… Read More

European Investment Platform Lendermarket Triples Platform Growth, Welcomes Second Lending Group

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Lendermarket, which claims to be one of Europe’s fastest growing P2P investment platforms, recently announced that it is becoming “a multi-lender platform after signing an agreement with Credory, an Estonian SME-financing company.” The partnership “enables Lendermarket to appeal to investors looking for lower-risk loans and… Read More

Banking Circle Gives Payments Firms Strategic Advantage to Support Sellers Focused on Polish Market

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Banking Circle, the “tech-first” Payments Bank focused on enabling “fast” and “low-cost” payments, has expanded its payment provision for Poland “with the addition of local Polish Virtual IBAN accounts for collections.” This means PSPs supporting businesses serving the Polish market can now “provide unlimited Virtual… Read More

Fintech Plaid Adds Partners to Payment Partner Ecosystem to Enable the Digital Commerce in Europe

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Plaid, an international open finance data network and payments platform, is announcing an expansion of its Payment Partner Ecosystem in order to include three European partnerships – Primer, UniPaas and NoFrixion. As a result, more vendors and merchants can “leverage open banking in order to… Read More

Global Payments Firm BPC Expands into Americas, Caribbean to Support Card and Payment Processing Services

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BPC has announced its expansion into the Americas in order to support the payments and processing requirements of traditional financial institutions, payments processors, and Fintech firms. The company is launching its full suite of SaaS Cloud services “on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) from Ashburn, Virginia,… Read More

Fintech Firm Klarna and Global-e Extend International Partnership to Canada

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Klarna, a global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, announced its expanded partnership with cross-border e-commerce provider Global-e (Nasdaq: GLBE). Via this partnership, merchants selling to Canada through Global-e’s cross-border e-commerce platform, “including notable brands such as Reformation, SKIMS, Fenty Beauty, Rimowa, Versace, Marc Jacobs,… Read More

Grayscale Investments Is Looking at Expanding into European Market for Digital Asset Funds

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Grayscale Investments, which oversees the $30 billion+ Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), is reportedly looking at further expanding into the European market for digital asset funds. Grayscale will be meeting with various partners in order to discuss matters related to entering the European markets, according to… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Opens Americas Head Offices in Miami

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Paysend, the UK-based fintech with over 6.5 million customers, recently announced that it has opened its Americas headquarters in Miami. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the move embraces Miami’s reputation “as America’s new Fintech capital, with a growing community of venture capital… Read More

LatAm Fintech Nubank Strengthens Global Operations with $650M Credit Line to Support Mexico, Colombia Business Growth

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Nubank (NYSE: NU), one of the largest digital financial services platforms globally, recently announced that it strengthened its international operations by obtaining a credit line of $650 million, which will be “invested in the Mexican and Colombian markets, where the company operates under the name… Read More

Berlin based Fintech Upvest Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Ex- UBS MD Markus Maier as COO

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Upvest, the Berlin-based infrastructure Fintech, has expanded its management team and appointed Markus Maier as the new Chief Operating Officer. Maier has previously “worked at UBS and Deutsche Bank and brings more than 25 years of management experience in the securities services and derivatives business.”… Read More

Digital Payments: MENA Region’s Fintech Paymob Expands Operations into Pakistan

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Paymob, MENA region’s virtual payments provider, has announced its formal market entry, and “start of operations, in Pakistan.” Paymob’s expansion into Pakistan follows its steady growth in its home market of Egypt, plus Jordan and other world regions where – combined – it “services tens… Read More

Klarna Introduces “Klarna Kosma” Sub-brand and Business Division to Support Open Banking Growth

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Klarna, the international retail bank, payments, and shopping service that helps consumers save time and money, be informed and in control, has launched ‘Klarna Kosma’, a sub-brand and business unit “to harness the rapid growth of its … Open Banking platform.” By offering simple access… Read More

Regtech Trulioo Expands Digital Identity Verification Services in EMEA Region

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Trulioo announced that it now provides coverage in Greece and Israel via Trulioo GlobalGateway, the global identity verification platform. With GlobalGateway, organizations operating in these two nations may now “perform identity checks on consumers that support regional Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)… Read More

Open Banking Fintech Bud Launches Business Operations in Australia

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Open Banking Fintech firm Bud has confirmed its Australian market debut after obtaining accreditation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in order to offer a range of Open Banking services. The Fintech firm, named an international player in Open Banking intermediary services in Forrester’s… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Set to Expand Operations in European Markets

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Fintech firm Freetrade reveals that they have received their license from Sweden’s financial regulator, Finansinspektionen. Freetrade confirms that their mission “to get everyone investing got a big boost this week, as we secured our licence from the Swedish financial regulator.” The company wrote in a… Read More

Global Fintech Wise to Recruit 150 Professionals for Singapore Offices

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Cross-border payments Fintech Wise (LSE:WISE) intends to hire around 150 professionals for its Singapore business offices in 2022. Wise‘s management noted that this includes key roles focused on engineering, product development, design, analytics, compliance, payments and various other operations in order to support ongoing product… Read More

Nana Murugesan, VP, International and Business Dev at Coinbase, Shares Global Expansion Strategy

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Nana Murugesan, VP, International and Business Development at Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), says that the digital asset firm will be adopting “a go broad and go deep approach” in order to scale operations internationally so that they can further their mission of bringing more “economic freedom”… Read More

Mastercard Expands Business with Practices Focused on Crypto, Open Banking, ESG

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The business sector is facing an influx of innovation: changing consumer behavior and preferences, digital transformation as well as geopolitical shifts. In order to assist businesses with evolving and supporting their growth enterprise-wide, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced that it is expanding its payments-focused consulting service… Read More

Plum Appoints Product VP as it Gets Ready for its US Stocks Offering

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Plum, Europe’s money management app, has appointed Phu Ly to serve as Product VP, as the business gets ready for a year of steady growth following a recent $24 million Series A round. Ly has been responsible for leading product teams at high growth, digital-first… Read More

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