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Hyperledger Foundation Announces Citi and Brazilian Development Bank as New Members

Hyperledger Foundation, the open, global ecosystem for enterprise-grade blockchain technologies, announced Citi and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) as new members. Additionally, the foundation unveiled a new Hyperledger Besu Financial Services Working Group, chaired by DTCC, that will “support operationalizing the open source Ethereum client… Read More

Core Banking Fintech Tuum Receives Investment from Citi Ventures

Tuum, the core banking provider today announces that Citi Ventures, a venture capital arm of US-headquartered Citigroup, has become a strategic investor in the company as a follow-on from Tuum’s recently announced series B fundraising. At the start of February, Tuum announced “a EUR25m Series… Read More

United Fintech Acquires Investments from BNP Paribas and Citi

BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP) and Citi (NYSE:C) have become the first institutional investors in United Fintech Group Limited, a neutral Digital Transformation Platform, as part of a strategic investment round led by Citi. United Fintech is also in advanced talks “with other leading strategic investors… Read More

Digital Money Symposium – London

Citi’s 11th Annual Digital Money Symposium will take place in London on 25th June 2024. The event will consist of a series of fireside chats, presentations, and panel discussions on a range of global Fintech topics. We seek to bring together various practitioners in the Fintech… Read More

Citi Tests Tokenization Working with WisdomTree, Wellington Management

Citi (NYSE:C) says it has successfully completed a proof of concept regarding the tokenization of private funds. The firm partnered with WisdomTree and Wellington Management on the project. Tokenization refers to the digitization of assets, including securities. Typically, a tokenized asset will utilize blockchain or… Read More

Citi Retail Services Selects ChargeAfter as Tech Provider for Pay Products Suite

ChargeAfter, the embedded lending platform for point-of-sale financing announced that Citi Retail Services, one of North America’s largest and most experienced retail payments and credit solution providers, selected ChargeAfter as a technology provider “for its Citi Pay products, including Citi Pay Credit and Citi Pay… Read More

Fintech SellersFi Closes Credit Facility with Citi and Fasanara Capital for $135M with Potential to Grow Up to $300M

SellersFi, a global financial technology startup, closed a new US credit facility with Citi and independent asset manager Fasanara Capital for $135MM with the potential to grow up to $300M as SellersFi expands. The senior capital is provided “by Citi with a portion from Fasanara… Read More

Colombian Cross-Border Payments Fintech Supra Receives Investment from Citi and Others

Citi (NYSE: C) has led a strategic investment round in Supra. Far Out Ventures and H20 Capital also participated in the financing round. Supra is a Colombian fintech that “enables cross-border payments and treasury solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that participate in import… Read More

Citi and Traydstream to Provide Access to Automated Trade-Document Processing Capability

Citi (NYSE: C) has announced it will collaborate with Traydstream, a provider of innovative trade documentation solutions to “provide clients with access to a cutting edge and automated trade-document processing capability.” The collaboration provides clients “with an opportunity to leverage a vast array of pre-loaded… Read More

Citi Finalizes Sale of Indonesia Consumer Banking to UOB

Citi (NYSE: C) announced it has successfully completed the sale and full migration of its Indonesia consumer businesses to UOB Indonesia (UOBI). The sale includes retail banking, credit card, and unsecured lending businesses, “as well as the transfer of employees.” Citi and UOB first announced… Read More

Defacto, the Embedded B2B Lending Platform, Secures Additional €10M from Citi Ventures, Others

Defacto, the instant, embedded B2B lending platform, has raised an additional €10 million from new investor Citi Ventures and existing investors Northzone, Headline and Global Founders Capital to bolster its Series A funding. This investment will be used “to transform Defacto’s instant lending platform into… Read More

Enterprise DLT Firm R3 Enables Digital Bond on Euroclear

R3, an enterprise-focused permissed blockchain provider, is reporting that its Corda technology has enabled the first digital bond issuance on Euroclear’s International Central Securities Depository (ICSD). The SSA, or “supranational, sovereign and agency bond,” was issued by the World Bank, with Citi (an investor in… Read More

Citi, Navan Launch Travel, Expense System for Commercial Bank Clients

Citi and Navan, a modern travel and expense management solution, announced the launch of a new, jointly branded travel and expense system designed for Citi Commercial Bank (CCB) cardholders. The strategic agreement, which “combines Navan’s all-in-one solution and Citi’s leading commercial card solutions, leverages the… Read More

Citi Now Connected to Versana Digital Data Platform, Enabling Syndicated Loans in Real-Time

Versana announced that founding investor Citi (NYSE: C) is now connected to its transformative digital data platform, “enabling syndicated loans agented by Citi to be available to Versana’s growing subscriber base in real-time.” Citi joins Versana’s other three founding investors – Bank of America, Credit… Read More

UK’s ThinCats Finalizes £700M Funding Facility Using British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee Program

ThinCats, an alternative lender, has agreed a new warehouse facility with Citi and Barclays Bank PLC supported by a guarantee through the British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee program. This new facility supports lending of “up to £696m for mid-sized smaller businesses in the UK, making… Read More

Citi Securities Services to Become Digital Custodian on BondbloX Bond Exchange

Citi Securities Services announced that it has become the first digital custodian participant of BondbloX Bond Exchange (BBX), the fractional bond exchange using the latest in distributed ledger technology. BBX was launched in 2020 to simplify bond investing by “allowing investors to track and trade… Read More

Citi Selects Foro Holdings to Scale Bridge Built by Citi Platform via Strategic Acquisition

Citi (NYSE: C) announced the acquisition of its Bridge built by Citi® platform (“Bridge”) by Foro Holdings, Inc. (Foro), a Charlotte-based commercial lending services provider. As part of the transaction, Citi contributed Bridge to Foro and “joined Foro’s investors, including TTV Capital (TTV), US Bank… Read More

Latin America: Citi Makes Strategic Investment in Rextie, Peru’s Fintech for FX Services

Citi (NYSE: C), which claims to be a global leader in foreign exchange (FX) markets, has made a strategic investment in Rextie, Peru’s fintech for FX services. The investment makes Rextie Latin America’s first FX fintech “to receive an investment from one of the largest… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) Introduces Open Standard Project for Financial Services Common Cloud Controls

The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), the foundation of open innovation in financial services and part of the Linux Foundation, announced the formation of an open standard project, based upon an approach developed by FINOS Platinum Member Citi, in order “to describe consistent controls for… Read More

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