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Credit Card Distribution Platform Extend Secures $11 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Point72 Ventures & Fintech Collective

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Extend, a credit card distribution platform based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $11 million through its Series A funding round, which was co-led by Point72 Ventures and Fintech Collective. Founded in 2017, Extend describes itself as a digital credit card distribution platform… Read More

Wells Fargo Launches New Tap-to-Pay Contactless Cards

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced on Thursday the launch its new contactless consumer credit and debit cards. According to Wells Fargo, the cards will allow customers to complete a transaction quickly with a single tap at millions of merchants, including transit systems, around… Read More

Fintech Yosemite X Provides 0% Transaction Fee Credit Card Using Blockchain

Yosemite X has launched the “Yosemite Card” – a 0% transaction fee credit card targeting the traditional credit card industry. The company utilizes blockchain to cut “unnecessary fees imposed by banks and other credit card industry players like Visa and Mastercard.” As part of the… Read More

Curve Launches Faster Purchase Protection Coverage for Claims Up to £100,000

UK-based fintech Curve announced on Wednesday it has introduced a new purchase protection policy that can reimburse supported claims within 24-hours on eligible purchases of up to £100,000 made with a Curve card. According to Curve, the Curve Purchase Protection Policy covers all credit and debit card… Read More

Chase Announces New Contactless Visa Credit Cards

Just a few months after announcing its contactless debit card access to 15,000 ATMs nationwide, financial services giant Chase announced the launch of its new contactless Visa credit cards. The company reported that starting at the end of this year, customers will receive new contactless… Read More

UK Fintech Jaja Finance Announces Launch of Mobile-First Credit Card “Jaja”

Jaja Finance, a UK-based fintech startup, announced on Monday the launch of its new mobile-first credit card, Jaja. According to Jaja Finance, the credit card, which is managed entirely through the Jaja app, is designed to liberate consumers by redefining the consumer experience, making credit cards simpler,… Read More

Monzo Reports Customers Have Nothing To Worry About Following Ticketmaster Breach

Following the announcement that there was a breach on Ticketmaster’s ticketing platform, UK challenger bank Monzo reassured its customers that there is nothing to worry about in terms of credit card information. The fintech confirmed that breach issues on Ticketmaster began even as early as… Read More

Certain Banks are Blocking Credit Card Transactions on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Coinbase, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, tweeted out last week that certain credit card issuers were blocking transactions on its exchange. These bank based cards included; JPM Chase, Bank of America, Citi and Capital One. So what’s up with that? Well,… Read More

Republic Adds Ability to Accept Credit Card Payments for Crowdfunded Securities

Recently, Crowdfund Insider reported that a Vantiv, a credit card processor, had stepped up to the plate to facilitate payments in purchasing crowdfunded securities. Vantiv was the first company to enter the emerging sector of finance. The hesitancy was due to the newness of crowdfunding… Read More

Overfunding: Proprietary Software Platform Pepper Secures £500,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Pepper, a software platform that creates merchant branded apps to drive loyalty and increase customer spending, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target from more than 150 investors on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The company, which was launched in 2015, is currently live in… Read More

Goldman Sachs Introduces First Advertising Campaign Aimed Towards The Masses (Video)

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has launched its first advertising campaign that is aiming towards those in need of getting out of their credit card debt and looking for a fixed-rate, lower-cost personal loan. According to CNBC, The new 15 and 30-second campaign ad will appear on various video… Read More

Indiegogo Announces: Now Accepts Credit Cards For Fixed Funding Campaigns

On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced it now accepts credit cards for fixed funding crowdfunding campaigns. This news comes less than two weeks after the funding portal revealed it supports Apple Pay on the web. The Indiegogo team stated: “We know easy and secure payments are important… Read More

Zopa Teams Up With Fintech Startup Pariti to Help Millennials Pay Off Credit Cards

On Tuesday, UK money management app, Pariti, announced it has teamed up with peer-to-peer lending platform, Zopa, to help millennials pay off their credit cards. Pariti, which was authorized by the FCA this June, is currently seeking to be a “pioneer” a new “marketplace banking” model. Its app… Read More

Brief: KoreConX Helps Canadian Equity & Debt Crowdfunding Platforms Accept Investment by Credit Card

KoreConX, a free all-in-one solution that is disrupting the market by helping companies navigate the equity crowdfunding process and reduce risk, announced on Thursday that it is helping various Canadian equity and debt crowdfunding platforms accept new investments by credit card. The company revealed that Canada is… Read More

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