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Today: Hearing on Megabanks at House Committee on Financial Services

As was previously announced the House Financial Services Committee will be holding a hearing tomorrow (September 21st) entitled “Holding Megabanks Accountable: Oversight of America’s Largest Consumer Facing Banks.”  The largest banks in the US will each have CEOs participating in the hearing, including: Jamie Dimon,… Read More

Citi Ventures Invests in Latin American Open Finance Platform Belvo

Citi Ventures has become the latest major company to invest in Mexico City’s open finance API platform Belvo. Citi Ventures has reportedly joined Visa as an investor in Belvo, which finalized a $43 million Series A investment round back in June 2021. The investment also… Read More

Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Citi Invest in Genesis Global

Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced $20 million in new investments from Bank of America, BNY Mellon and Citi. These strategic investments “follow the firm’s $200 million Series C funding announced in February.” Stephen Murphy, CEO of Genesis,… Read More

Illuminate Financial Acquires Investment from Citi

Illuminate Financial, the “thesis-driven” venture capital investor dedicated to early-stage FinTech and enterprise software companies, recently announced a strategic relationship with Citi (NYSE: C). Citi joins existing investors Jefferies, J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Börse Group and S&P Global “as a limited partner in Illuminate Financial’s venture… Read More

Celsius Posts Opaque Update: No Resolution Yet

Yesterday, Celsius Network, a large crypto lender and yield platform that abruptly halted all withdrawals recently, posted an update of sorts. While disclosing very little, Celsius shared the following comment on its blog: “Across Celsius today, we are focused and working as quickly as we… Read More

Citi Teams Up with METACO to Develop Institutional Digital Asset Custody Capabilities

Citi (NYSE: C) announced that it has selected METACO to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities. This collaboration “brings together METACO’s technology and digital solutions with Citi’s expansive custody network to develop a platform to enable clients to store and settle digital assets seamlessly… Read More

Fintech Platform LiquidX Receives Investment from Citi

LiquidX, the global fintech platform for digitization, monetization, and risk mitigation for working capital, trade finance, and insurance assets, announced a strategic investment from Citi (NYSE: C), one of the largest trade finance banks. The funding round was “led by Broadridge, LiquidX’s largest strategic investor.”… Read More

Digital Documentation: Arteria AI Receives Investment Co-Led by Citi SPRINT, BDC Capital

Arteria AI, a global “leader” in enterprise digital documentation, has announced it has received strategic investments from Citi SPRINT (Spread Products Investment Technologies), the strategic investing arm of the bank’s Global Spread Products division, and BDC Capital. Arteria’s software has been “deployed at numerous top-tier… Read More

Fintech Firm Jifiti Welcomes David Chubak, Ex- Citi Retail Banking CEO, to Board

Global white-labeled BNPL facilitator, Jifiti recently announced that David Chubak, former CEO of Citi Retail Banking in the US, has joined the firm’s Board of Directors. Chubak is one of the nation’s “most senior” retail bankers, having overseen Citi’s retail division that “operated 78 million… Read More

Crowdz Raises $25.5 Million in Round Led by Citi,

Crowdz, an invoice financing platform for SMEs, has raised $25.5 million in funding led by Citi and Global Cleantech Capital. Existing investors Bold Capital Partners, TFX Ventures, and Augment Ventures also participated. Crowdz is an alternative financing solution for SMEs that frequently struggle to obtain… Read More

Citi Introduces SEPA Instant Payments in Europe

Citi (NYSE: C) has announced the launch of Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Instant Payments in Europe, “further increasing the bank’s global Instant Payments offering.” The launch will provide clients with the ability “to pay to and receive from 36 SEPA countries instantly.” The offering… Read More

Investment Management Platform FundGuard Finalizes $40M Series B

FundGuard, the AI-enhanced SaaS investment management and asset servicing enterprise platform, recently announced that it has finalized a $40 million Series B funding round. The investment round included investors Citi and State Street Corp, who “joined initial investors Blumberg Capital, LionBird Ventures, Team8 Capital, and… Read More

Citi and EBANX to Expand Digital Commerce Payments Offering for Bank’s Institutional Clients

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) have announced that they are entering into an agreement with international payment processor EBANX in order to offer an end-to-end digital collection solution (eCommerce) “for Citi’s institutional clients in Latin America.” Citi’s clients will be able “to accept more… Read More

Citi Introduces US Deposit Sweep Solution for Institutional Customers

Building on its established history of innovation in cash management, Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions recently announced the launch of a solution to enable institutional customers (Corporate, Public Sector, and Financial Institution) with U.S. accounts to “sweep cash into demand deposit accounts at participating U.S…. Read More

Marqeta Partners with Citi Commercial Cards on Mobile Wallet Offering

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced that Citi Commercial Cards (NYSE:C) has selected its tokenization-as-a-service offering to facilitate the provisioning of cards into mobile wallets. Marqeta is a digital/physical card issuing platform that integrates with digital wallets enabling additional features and services. In recent years, virtual… Read More

Capital Market Infrastructure Fintech Sharegain Secures $64M via Series B

Sharegain, a capital markets infrastructure Fintech, has raised $64 million in a Series B round that was led by WestCap and also joined by Citi, EJF Capital LLC and Optiver PSI. Participating existing investors reportedly include Maverick Ventures Israel, Blumberg Capital, SixThirty, Rhodium, and the… Read More

Fintech SIMON Announces Investment from Citi

Citi is a long-time partner of SIMON, both as a leading issuer of structured investments and via its wealth management division whose financial professionals use the investment platform. In alignment with the focus of both firms, this announcement underscores Citi‘s (NYSE: C) commitment to innovative… Read More

Citi Announces that it Will Transform EMEA Headquarters in “Major” London Refurbishment

  Citi (NYSE: C) has announced its intent to transform its London head offices, home to its UK and EMEA operations. The refurbishment of the Citi Tower in Canary Wharf will create a new workplace for the future, incorporating the latest tech and the “highest… Read More

Report Indicates Citi to Go on Crypto Hiring Spree as it Moves to Support Investor Demand

Global bank Citi (NYSE:C) is going on a crypto hiring spree, according to a report by Bloomberg. Citi is said to be hiring 100 people to support its emerging digital asset business that caters to institutional investors. Puneet Singhvi is said to have been appointed… Read More

Sustainability linked Supply Chain Finance Program Introduced by Citi for APAC Region

US investment bank Citi (NYSE: C) has introduced its first sustainability-linked supply chain finance (SSCF) program in the Asia-Pacific region. Via the SCCF program, Citi intends to support customers as they work on their ESG priorities, enhance supply chain resilience, and effectively manage working capital… Read More

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