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Code Name Cache: Google to Offer Consumer Checking as it Pushes Deeper into Fintech

Global tech giant Google is pushing further into Fintech with the revelation of a forthcoming consumer checking service. First reported in WSJ.com, Google is expected to partner-up with Citigroup, along with a small credit union at Stanford University, to provide checking accounts. The project is… Read More

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions Releases New Supplier Finance Offering for Transacting in Major Currencies for Settlement

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) has released a new Citi Supplier Finance offering, with WorldLink Payment Services (WorldLink). The solution provides access to platforms that allow users to transact in several major currencies for settlement. Citi’s new solution is currently available in the US…. Read More

Citi Teams Up with Software Fintech Cachematrix to Launch Refreshed Digital Investment Portal

Citi announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Cachematrix, a software as a service fintech firm that is focused on simplifying cash management, to launch refreshed digital investment platform. “The new Online Investments MMF solution will allow treasury professionals to manage their… Read More

U.S. Analytic & Data Solution Group T-REX Completes Strategic Funding Round With Citi, Westly, & Viola Fintech

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T-REX, a U.S.-based analytics and data solution for complex investments, announced on Wednesday it has completed its strategic funding round, which was led by Citi (NYSE: C), the Westly Group, and Viola Fintech, with participation from innogy (ETR: IGY) and Macquarie Capital.  Founded in 2012, T-REX… Read More

Old Banks Continue to Invest in Fintech Led by Goldman Sachs, Citi & JP Morgan Chase

Old finance continues to leverage one of its most valuable assets: lots of money. While traditional banks may struggle to innovate and adapt they continue to do what they do best which is to spend money on emerging tech to hedge against a sectorial shift…. Read More

Citi Hong Kong Announces New Digital Payment Solution That Enables Credit Cardholders to Settle Big Ticket Payments on Citi Mobile App

Citi Hong Kong announced last week the launch of Citi PayAll, a payment solution that enables Citibank credit cardholders to settle one-off or recurring payments on the Citi Mobile App using their credit card while earning Points at the same time. According to Citi Hong… Read More

Citi Announces New Partnership With Vietnam Fintech Payoo

Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions announced last week it has formed a strategic partnership with Vietnam-based intermediary payment service provider Payoo to facilitate consumer-to-business collections for corporate clients in the country. Citi reported that under the partnership, its corporate clients in Vietnam will be able… Read More

Citibank Will Improve Existing Payment Rails Rather Than Create a Crypto Coin

Citibank’s new innovation lab chief, Gulru Atak,  has told Coindesk this week that the bank will no longer be working to develop a cryptocurrency for cross-border payments. Citibank’s investigation into the possible creation of a “Citicoin” cryptocurrency reportedly began at the company’s Dublin innovation lab… Read More

U.S. Fintech Kyriba Partners With Citi to Launch New API Integration For Fast Payment Enabling

U.S. fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Citi to launch a new API integration that gives clients access to faster payments, more transparency and better standardization in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Kyriba reported that the API integration… Read More

Australian Central Bank Assistant Governor Says Her Country Has No Need for a National Cryptocurrency

Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michelle Bullock told audiences at the Sibos Conference in Sydney this week that she does not believe Australia and other central banks have any reason to create a national digital currency settled on blockchain, Financial Review (FN) reports. Sibos is… Read More

Citi Launches New Virtual Accounts

Financial giant Citi (NYSE: C) announced on Tuesday the launch of its new global solution, Citi Virtual Accounts. According to Citi, the new Citi Virtual Accounts allow clients to segregate their balances under a single physical account, providing enhanced visibility, control, and efficiencies through centralized payments, receivables,… Read More

Citi Forms New Partnership With Fintech Startup HighRadius to Launch Cash Application Process Citi Smart Match

Banking giant Citi announced on Thursday its Treasury and Trade Solutions has entered into a strategic partnership with HighRadius, a software company specializing in cloud-based integrated receivables, to launch Citi Smart Match. The new partnership follows a strategic investment made by Citi Ventures in HighRadius earlier… Read More

Citi Teams Up With Computershare to Launch Digital Platform for Proxy Voting

Citi announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Computershare to launch its new digital platform for proxy voting, Proxymity, through the company’s D10X program. According to Citi, by using a core algorithm to streamline the flow of information between intermediaries, Proxymity maximizes the accuracy and transparency… Read More

Citi Announces Six Open API Partnerships in Hong Kong

Citi announced on Tuesday that six strategic partnerships with leading corporations in Hong Kong to accelerate the development of open Application Programming Interface (API) in the city and to make available what the financial giant calls “easy and speedy” banking services in response to consumers’ increasingly digital… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Receives $75 Million in Debt Financing from Citi

Pagaya Investments, a Fintech company in the asset management space, has received $75 million in debt financing from Citi. Simultaneously, Pagaya announced the creation of the “Opportunity Fund” to meet growing institutional interest in consumer credit as an asset class. Launched in2016, Pagaya has raied… Read More

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… Read More

Citi Unveils New Beta-Testing Financial Wellness Community

On Tuesday, banking giant Citi announced the launch of its new beta-testing customer community, Canvas Designed by Citi, which promotes financial wellness. According to Citi, the new community enables customers to co-create products and digital capabilities that promote their financial wellness. It will use data across a… Read More

P2P Lender Hexindai Names Citi As Depositary Bank for American Depositary Receipt Program

On Wednesday, Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Hexindai announced it has appointed Citi’s Issuer Services business as the depositary bank for its American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program. According to the online lender, the program was established through an initial public offering of its American Depositary Shares (ADSs), priced… Read More

Citi Debuts New Banking & Wealth Management App Functionality on Android

Banking giant Citi today announced on Thursday the new functionality for the Citi Mobile App for Android, offering access to banking and wealth management capabilities with a user-friendly design. Citi FinTech developed the new mobile features for Android following last year’s launch for iPhone. The… Read More

Big News: Citi Provides Warehouse Facility to LendInvest in Buy to Let Expansion

LendInvest, a Fintech marketplace platform for property finance, has agreed a long-term warehouse facility with Citi boosting its entry into the UK’s £40 billion buy-to-let (BTL) market. Under the terms of the financing, Citi will provide a funding line to LendInvest that will be used… Read More

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