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SoFi Launches Credit Card to Help Users Pay Down Their Debt

SoFi, one of the most successful fintechs in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it has launched its first-ever credit card. According to SoFi, the credit card incentivizes healthy financial habits and delivers on its mission to help people get their money right. The card, which… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Officially Launches First Credit Card Product

Zopa, formerly a peer to peer lender and now a regulated digital bank, has launched its first credit card that is said to be designed to help customers stay in control of their money and their debt. Zopa says its credit card provides a feature called ”Safety Net”  which allows customers to lock… Read More

BBVA Launches Blank Credit Card “Aqua” in Spain

BBVA announced on Wednesday it has launched Aqua, a new line of “blank” credit cards, in Spain. According to BBVA, Aqua features a CVV code but does not contain card numbers (PAN) or expiration dates printed on them. BBVA noted that this concept reinforces security… Read More

Petal introduces New No-Annual-Fee Visa Credit Card “Petal 1”

Petal, a credit card startup pioneering “Cashflow Underwriting” as an alternative to traditional credit scoring, announced on Thursday the launch of its new no-annual-fee Visa credit card, Petal 1. The new card is paired with a mobile app that will “deliver” various features, tools, and… Read More

Venmo Introduces First Ever Credit Card

Venmo announced on Monday the launch of its first-ever credit card. The new card, which is issued by Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and powered by the Visa network, gives customers automatic cash back on every eligible purchase, a personalized rewards experience, and the ability to manage the… Read More

Petal Secures $55 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Valar Ventures

Petal, a credit card startup pioneering “Cashflow Underwriting” as an alternative to traditional credit scoring, announced on Thursday it secured $55 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Valar Ventures with participation from Rosecliff Ventures, Afore Capital, RiverPark Ventures, Great Oaks… Read More

National Australia Bank Unveils No-Interest “StraightUp” Credit Card

National Australia Bank (NAB) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new no-interest “NAB StraightUp” credit card. According to NAB, the card made its debut in response to Australians wanting more control over their finances. “For a flat monthly charge, customers can get access to… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank and Online Lender Zopa Begins Accepting Credit Card Applications

UK-based Zopa, a digital bank and online lender, has reportedly started accepting credit card applications, as it continues to expand its line of products and services. The company is offering a credit card with annual percentage rates starting from 9.9%, however, there’s a representative APR… Read More

UK Fintech Paymentology, which Offers Cloud based Payments Services, Introduces Global Credit Card Processing Solution

UK-based Fintech Paymentology, a company that offers a cloud-powered payments processing solution, has introduced a global credit card processing platform, called Credit Works. Credit.Works aims to fill a key requirement in the Fintech and financial sector’s credit card processing space which Paymentology claims have lagged… Read More

U.S. Fintech Cred.ai Launches AI-Powered Credit Card

Cred.ai, a U.S.-based startup, has launched its new banking platform specifically for millennials, along with its solid metal credit card. The company reported that it has been operating in “stealth” for more than three years to build its platform, which is notably designed to “empower”… Read More

NatWest Offers Apple Pay to Business Credit Card Accounts

UK banking group NatWest recently announced it is bringing Apple Pay to its Business credit card customers. NatWest reported that the option will provide a safer, more secure, and private way to pay, as well as helping customers avoid handing their payment card to someone… Read More

EQIBank Introduces Global Secured Credit Card

Global digital banking group EQIBank announced on Tuesday the launch of its Global Secured Credit Card, which is now available for both corporate and private account holders.  “Booking flights, arranging hotel accommodation, and making purchases online is now so much easier regardless of where you… Read More

Plastiq Releases Free Credit Card Acceptance Product to Help Businesses Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Plastiq, a U.S.-based intelligent payments solution for small business, announced on Wednesday it is launching its card acceptance product ahead of its original third quarter 2020 debut. The company reported the acceleration of the product’s launch is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was infamously… Read More

Instant Banking: N26 Now Offering Customers the Option to Use New Cards to Make Payments Before Arrival

Digital-only bank platform N26 announced earlier this week its customers may now use their new cards to make payments without waiting for the physical one to arrive in the mail. This news comes just a little over a month after N26 announced its products, N26… Read More

Crypto.com Waives 3.5% Credit Card Fee For Crypto Purchases & Increase Rebates For Essential Purchases During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has announced it is waiving the 3.5% credit card fee for crypto purchases during the next three months (April through June) as well as increasing rebates for essential purchases (food, groceries, and delivery) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported brands of… Read More

BBVA Announces Spain’s First Card Made Out of Recycled Plastic

BBVA announced late last week the launch of its credit card made out of recycled plastic in Spain. The banking group reported that this launch is part of its commitment to the fight against climate and adopt initiatives that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals…. Read More

Celsius Network Joins Forces With Simplex to Offer Low Fee BTC Purchase On-Ramp

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending, and borrowing platform, announces on Wednesday it is now offering users to buy Bitcoin directly within the Celsius mobile app through its new partnership with Simplex, a credit card onramp and offramp service provider. Celsius Network reported that through the… Read More

London-based “Over the Top” Banking Service Curve Integrates Samsung Pay for UK-based Customers

London-based Curve, an “over the top” banking service that consolidates all bank-issued cards into a single smart card and app, has integrated Samsung Pay for UK-based clients, according to a company release. Adding support for the new payment system makes it easier for Samsung smartphone… Read More

PayPal Expands Partnership With Synchrony to Launch Venmo’s First-Ever Credit Card

Payments platform giant PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it has extended its strategic consumer credit partnership with Synchrony (NYSE: SYF). PayPal reported that through the collaboration, Synchrony will become the exclusive issuer of a Venmo co-branded consumer credit card in the U.S., which is… Read More

Southeast Asia’s Largest Online Travel Startup Traveloka Is Getting Into Fintech

Traveloka, the largest online travel startup in Southeast Asia, is planning to issue a credit card, called the PayLater card, via a partnership with PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Persero Tbk, which will be connected to its booking services. Traveloka’s travel app aims to target users… Read More

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