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NatWest Offers Apple Pay to Business Credit Card Accounts

UK banking group NatWest recently announced it is bringing Apple Pay to its Business credit card customers. NatWest reported that the option will provide a safer, more secure, and private way to pay, as well as helping customers avoid handing their payment card to someone… Read More

Metro Bank Unveils AI-Powered Receipt Management Technology For Business customers

UK-based banking group and lender Metro Bank announced on Monday it has launched AI-powered receipt management technology for business customers through its mobile app. According to Metro, the technology enables businesses to capture, store and link their receipts to transactions in their mobile business app…. Read More

eBay Teams Up With LendingPoint to Provide Seller Financing to Entrepreneurs & Businesses

eBay announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with LendingPoint, a data and technology platform dedicated to democratizing credit and accelerating commerce, to launch a new program that will give eBay sellers in the U.S. access to funding to help grow and sustain their businesses, called… Read More

Mastercard Collaborates With Bank of Shanghai to Enable Better Cross-Border Business Payments in China

Mastercard recently announced it has partnered with Bank of Shanghai to enable better cross-border business payments in China. Mastercard reported that with its cross-border services, businesses will be able to transfer funds to local banks in China. The service will also reduce transaction costs and… Read More

FV Bank Launches International Online-Only Financial Services For Individuals and Businesses

  Global Digital bank FV Bank International Inc. announced on Thursday the launch of its online FV Bank. According to FV Bank, the platform will offer individual and business accounts to international clientele through an online-only banking platform. FV Bank noted it will focus on… Read More

Revolut Launches Open Banking Services to More Than One Million Irish Retail & Business Customers

  Digital bank Revolut announced on Wednesday the launch of Open Banking for its more than one million retail and business customers in Ireland. According to Revolut, the new Open Banking feature allows retail customers in Ireland to connect their AIB, Permanent TSB, Ulster Bank,… Read More

PayPal Commits $530 Million to Support Black Businesses, Strengthen Minority Communities, & Fight Economic Inequality

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it has made a $530 million commitment to support Black and minority-owned businesses and communities in the U.S., especially those hardest hit by the pandemic, to help address economic inequality. PayPal reported as part of its investment, it is… Read More

Mastercard Unveils Recovery Insights Initiative to Inform Business & Government Economic Response Efforts

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) recently announced it is extending its COVID-19 commitments by Recovery Insights, a set of tools, innovation, and research. The data insight and tools will be provided to New York City, London, Madrid, the state of Arizona, and other governments. While sharing more… Read More

Barlcays Opens CLBILS to Support Large Corporate Banking Clients Impacted By COVID-19 in the UK

Barclays announced on Monday it has opened up the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) to help large corporate banking clients that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Barclays reported that through the program, which is backed by a UK Government guarantee, it will… Read More

Flux Teams Up With Pleo to Create “Invisible Expensing” Experience For UK Businesses

UK-based fintech Flux announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Pleo, a smart payment card issuer to create an “invisible expensing” experience for businesses in the UK. Flux reported that once the service, which will launch in the summer, goes active, it will send… Read More

Monzo Launches “Monzo Business” For Web

Just a few weeks after launching its business accounts, UK challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of “Monzo Business” for web, which gives users the option to manage their business account on their computer or laptop. As previously reported, Monzo stated it spent the past… Read More

Stripe Closes All Offices Amid Coronavirus Outbreak; Continues to Pay Vendors to Hold Jobs For Hourly Employees Unable to Work

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it has officially shut down all its offices and all employees, as well as on-site contractors, are working from home. Prior to this announcement, Stripe announced it closed its San Francisco office, but kept the offices in Amsterdam, Berlin,… Read More

Monzo Introduces Business Banking Accounts

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Tuesday the launch of its new business banking accounts. The banking group reported that it has spent the past twelve months building the account to make banking “effortless” for small businesses.  Monzo’s team explained: “We want our business accounts… Read More

Mastercard Joins Forces With Samsung to Enable Digital Access to Consumers & Businesses Through Pay on Demand Platform

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Mastercard announced on Thursday it has formed a global partnership with Samsung in order to enable digital access to consumers and small businesses in emerging markets through its extensible Pay on Demand platform. According to Mastercard, the Pay on Demand platform is designed to accelerate… Read More

Fintech TransferWise Explains How it Can Assist Estonian E-Residents in Establishing Business Operations

Estonia’s e-residency program is a government-backed digital identity initiative that allows individuals and companies to launch a new business in the European nation, even if they do not physically reside there. For example, if you are a German citizen, and are living in Singapore and… Read More

Australian Fintech Airwallex Joins Forces With Visa to Launch Borderless Card for Businesses

Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Visa to launch the Airwallex Borderless Card for business. According to Airwallex, the new card will enable Airwallex account holders to pay suppliers in seconds and “empower” their teams to make corporate… Read More

Enterprise App Platform Padoq Now Seeking £850,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Padoq, a UK-based enterprise app platform, is now seeking to raise a minimum of £850,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently offering 14.65% in equity at a £4,952,400 pre-money valuation. Founded in 2017, Padoq describes itself as a community network… Read More

Starling Bank Adds First Legal Services Partner to Business Marketplace

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Monday it has added its first legal services partner, Sparqa Legal, to its business marketplace. According to Starling, the partnership will bring affordable legal services to the marketplace’s 88,000 small business customers. “Starling Business Account holders can… Read More

Billtrust Forms New Partnership With Priority Commercial Payments to Enable Automated Acceptance For Business Payment Network Merchants

Billtrust, a fintech firm focused on B2B payment cycle management, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Priority Commercial Payments to provide merchants the technology and support to streamline reconciliation of commercial payments captured through the BPN platform. Billtrust reported that through… Read More

HSBC Debuts Next Generation Virtual Accounts For Corporate & Institutional Clients

HSBC announced on Monday the launch of its new Next Generation Virtual Accounts to help wholesale clients increase their cash management efficiency by consolidating bank accounts and centralizing transactions. HSBC reported that through the accounts clients may consolidate hundreds of bank accounts into a handful… Read More

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