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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

Petal Completes $300 Million Debt Facility From Jefferies

Petal, a credit card startup pioneering “Cashflow Underwriting” as an alternative to traditional credit scoring, announced on Wednesday it has completed a $300 million debt facility with Jefferies. Petal reported that it entered into a similar facility to borrow up to $30 million in debt… Read More

Curve Launches Instant Cashback Scheme That Offers Unlimited 1% on All Purchases At Various Brands & Retailers

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday the launch of its instant cashback scheme offering 1% on all purchases at some brands and retailers. According to Curve, the new program, which… Read More

Apple Introduces New Credit Card “Apple Card”

Technology giant Apple announced on Monday its new credit card, Apple Card, which is described as an innovative, new kind of credit card created by Apple and designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life. Apple reported that the Apple Card is built into… Read More

Quick Q&A: Exscudo Founder & CEO Andrew Zimine Highlights New Credit Card, Growth Plans & Transparency

Exscudo, a blockchain platform which helps users to manage, hold and transfer digital as well as traditional financial assets, recently announced an upcoming credit card linked to the Channels app that will support support EUR, BTC and EON, with plans to add BCH, EHT, ETC,… Read More

Apple and Goldman Sachs to Partner on Credit Card Linked to iPhone Wallet

Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) are hooking up with a new credit card scheduled to launch this spring, according to a report in WSJ.com. Rumblings of a Goldman – Apple partnership first emerged in May of 2018, again reported by WSJ. At… Read More

UK Fintech Fea Now Seeking £100,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Fea, UK-based fintech that offers a mobile-first, fixed fee credit card, is now seeking £100,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The startup reported that it is on a mission to make borrowing “a better experience.” The company’s idea comes from its founder Faisal Khalid’s personal experiences, with $130,000… Read More

ICICI Bank Teams Up With Amazon to Launch Co-Branded Credit Card

India-based banking group ICICI Bank announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new credit card. According to ICICI Bank, the co-branded card offers a reward points program exclusive for “digitally savvy customers” and is claimed to be the first card… Read More

Tandem Adds New Credit Card Blocking Feature: Stop that Purchase!

Last week UK fintecher Tandem launched its second credit product, Journey Credit Card. Now, in addition to the digital banking platform’s recent  auto-saving rules, customers may block their card’s purchases in real time without having to go through a formal cancelation process. Tandem said that this new… Read More

Challenger Bank Tandem Launches Second Credit Product

UK challenger bank Tandem announced on Thursday the launch of its new second credit product, which is called the Journey Card, available through an application through the bank’s website. According to Tandem, the Journey Card is considered a way for those who haven’t had credit before to build… Read More

Tandem Announces Launch of Travel Cashback Credit Card

On Tuesday, digital challenger bank Tandem announced the launch of its first product in the UK, the travel cashback credit card, which is described as a credit card that allows users to make money whilst spending abroad. The bank revealed that the cashback card is part… Read More

Myanmar Implements UnionPay Chip Cards in Continued Banking Modernization

While the Western world and other parts of Asia surge forward with fintech innovations, from blockchain technology to digital banking features and services, Myanmar celebrates other banking development wins as the country continues to modernize. Earlier this week, Enterprise Innovation reported that Myanmar — formerly known… Read More

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