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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

Mastercard and Citi to Support Financial Inclusion, Sustainability Efforts

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Citi (NYSE: C) have formed a new partnership in order to support local residents and small businesses via greater public-private sector collaboration. Through City Possible, Mastercard’s partnership and co-creation framework for cities, the two international firms will aim to “bring their… Read More

ThinCats to Offer Up to £300M Additional Funding to UK Companies via British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee Program

ThinCats, a UK-based lending platform, will be providing up to £300 million additional funding to businesses via the British Business Bank‘s ENABLE Guarantee program. The ThinCats team wrote in a blog post that they’re pleased to be utilizing a guarantee offered by the British Business… Read More

Nasdaq and Banks Join to Allow Trading in Private Company Securities

Nasdaq has joined with several large banks to create Nasdaq Private Market, an independent company that will facilitate secondary trading in private securities. As the market for initial public offerings has slowed, largely due to the excessive cost and compliance demands, more and more companies… Read More

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

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