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Citi API, the Bank’s API Connectivity Platform, has Processed Over 1 Billion API Calls Since Launching in Late 2017

Manish Kohli, Global Head of Payments and Receivables at Citi (NYSE:C), notes that at the leading banking institution, they’re using APIs to facilitate payments, to digitize the “client experience” and “ultimately to help change our client’s evolve to real-time, 24×7 direct to consumer business models.”… Read More

Inter-American Development Bank Teams Up With CITI Innovation Labs For Cross-Border Payments Over Blockchain

  Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced on Thursday it has teamed up with CITI Innovation Labs to create cross-border payments from the U.S. to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean using blockchain and tokenized money. According to IDB, The LACChain Blockchain Network-enabled several disbursements… Read More

Marketplace Lender auxmoney Receives €250 Million From Citigroup and Chenavari Investment Managers

auxmoney, a marketplace lender based in Germany, has received €250 million for loans from Citigroup and Chenavari Investment Managers. Chenavari is a credit-focussed asset manager with core expertise in European markets. auxmoney reports that it is now co-investing for the first time alongside partners as… Read More

SaaS Platform Capitolis Secures $90M via Series C led by Andreessen Horowitz with Participation from Citi, JPMorgan

Capitolis, an established software-as-a-service or SaaS platform that aims to promote financial resource “optimization” for capital markets, has revealed that it finalized a $90 million Series C funding round that was led by Andreessen Horowitz or a16z, a Silicon Valley VC firm that regularly backs… Read More

Citi Teams Up With Fintech Firm Sharegain to Launch Automated Securities Lending Solution For Wealth Managers

  Citi announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with fintech firm Sharegain to launch an automated securities lending solution specifically for wealth managers. Citi reported that through the solution, wealth managers may deliver a securities lending program to their customers, giving them the opportunity to earn… Read More

Citi Launches New Service For Institutional Clients to Speed Up Cross-Border Payment Processing Through the Digitalization of Supporting Documents

  Citi announced on Monday the launch of a new service for its institutional clients that speeds up the processing of their cross-border payments through the digitization of supporting documents. Citi reported the service, which is being rolled out initially in South Africa, is claimed… Read More

Citi: We May Be at a Transformation of Cryptocurrency into the Mainstream

Recently there has been a flurry of commentary regarding the future of crypto due in part to the rapid rise in price of Bitcoin and high profile purchases by corporates like Tesla. According to a report in Bloomberg, Citibank said we could be “at the… Read More

Banks Must Invest in Digital Transformation and Need to Think About Deployment of Fintechs and Value-Added Services, Industry Exec Says

Banking Circle, a financial infrastructure developer, notes that digitalization “dramatically accelerated” in order to address the challenges of 2020. Banking Circle writes in a blog post that having had to innovate (and fast) due to the socioeconomic challenges created by COVID-19, banking institutions are now… Read More

Citi Unveils New Suite of Intelligent Execution Algorithms for Global Listed Derivatives

Citi announced on Thursday it has launched a new suite of intelligent execution algorithms for global listed derivatives. These algorithms have been specifically engineered for the futures markets and are available across all major exchanges in the North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions. According… Read More

Citi and Grab Financial Services Introduce API enabled Consumer Lending Solution for Singapore and Wider APAC Region

Citi and Grab, which is Southeast Asia’s super app, have extended their partnership in consumer lending with the introduction of the bank’s API-powered lending solution for consumers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Starting off in Singapore with additional markets in the APAC region to… Read More

Citi Is Creating Marketplace for Third-Party Fintech Platforms, Signs Data Access Agreements with Startups to Customer Approved Accounts

Citi (NYSE:C) is developing a new marketplace of third-party Fintech platforms and services. The bank has reportedly signed data access agreements to customer-approved accounts with 8 startups and data aggregators. Citi’s clients will be offered a secure way to share their account details with various… Read More

Stripe Treasury to Allow Customers to Embed Financial Services, Offers Banking as a Service, Will Include Interest Bearing Accounts

In another nail in the coffin of brick and mortar banking, Stripe has announced Stripe Treasury, a platform that will allow users to leverage APIs to embed or leverage financial services such as savings accounts. In an extensive announcement Stripe said it was also partnering… Read More

UK’s Low-Code Platform Developer Dextcloud Receives Strategic Investment from Citi

UK-headquartered low code application developer Dextcloud has reportedly received an investment from Citi. The amount invested by Citi has not been disclosed, however, it’s notably the second such deal finalized by the US-based bank in the past two months. Dextcloud offers firms a low code… Read More

Perspective: Institutional Adoption of STOs and Digital Assets in 2020

Back in December, I wrote a piece for Coindesk’s Year in Review 2019 entitled “Security Token Offerings Are (Finally) Set for Takeoff in 2020”.  This was before word of COVID-19 became widespread and before many of the cataclysmic events of 2020 were even imaginable.  Thus… Read More

Citi Makes Strategic Investment in Genesis, a Low Code Application Platform for the Financial Markets

Stephen Murphy, CEO at Genesis, a leading Low Code Application Platform (LCAP) and solution provider for the financial markets, has confirmed that his company has received a “strategic” investment from Citi (NYSE:C). The capital will be used to accelerate the growth of the company’s operations… Read More

U.S. SaaS Platform Capitolis Scores Strategic Investment From Citi, JP Morgan, & State Street

Capitolis, a U.S.-based SaaS platform that drives financial resource optimization for capital markets, announced on Thursday it secured a strategic investment from Citi, J.P. Morgan and State Street. Founded in 2017, Capitolis claims its network software enables financial institutions to optimize their balance sheets, which… Read More

Copenhagen Fintech Partners with United Nations Development Fund to Launch Operations in Singapore to Address Climate Change, Alleviate Poverty

Copenhagen Fintech, a Denmark based organization supporting financial technology, is teaming up with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and several other organizations in order to help Nordic Fintechs with launching operations in Singapore. The initiative is aimed at assisting Nordic Fintechs with setting up… Read More

BNY Mellon, Citi, Visa, Others Invest $35 Million in Volante Technologies to Accelerate Fintech Firm’s Cloud Expansion Globally

Volante Technologies Inc., a provider of payments and financial messaging solutions in the cloud, revealed on August 3, 2020, that it has secured $35 million in growth equity financing. The latest investment into Volante’s operations was led by Wavecrest Growth Partners, along with participation from… Read More

Fintech Spark Systems Raises S$ 15 Million

  Singapore based Fintech Spark Systems has closed on a “Series BB” funding round raising S$15m (USD $10.5m). The funding comes from Citi and HSBC as well as OSK Ventures. They will join the existing investor base including; Vickers Venture, Dymon Asia Ventures, Dymon Asia… Read More

Digital Investor Communications Platform Proxymity Raises $20.5 Million Through Strategic Investment Round & Forms Global Consortium

Proxymity, a digital investor communications platform that was developed within Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, announced on Tuesday it has raised $20.5 million in a strategic round of investment, with participation from BNY Mellon, Citi, Clearstream, Computershare, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, and State Street. The… Read More

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