Tagged: cross-border payments

Andrews Federal Credit Union Teams Up with Fintech Wise on Low-Cost Remittance Payments for Military Members

Andrews Federal Credit Union and Fintech Wise have announced a digital remittance integration, which could save a lot of money for members of the Armed Forces – particularly  those residing overseas – directly via their current Andrews Federal banking dashboard. Scheduled to launch later in… Read More

UniCredit, JPMorgan Team Up on SWIFT Go Payment Transactions between Europe and the US

UniCredit and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) have teamed up for the SWIFT Go project – a transformative new service that “enables small businesses and consumers to send fast, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value cross-border payments anywhere in the world.” As mentioned in the announcement:… Read More

Cloud enabled Clearing Bank ClearBank Introduces Multi-Currency Solution for Fintechs

ClearBank, the Cloud-powered clearing bank, has announced the launch of a multi-currency solution that will aim to lower the friction for Fintech firms and financial institutions that provide cross-border payments and FX capabilities. ClearBank’s API-driven tech and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) capabilities have created seamless payment solutions… Read More

London’s Money Transfer Fintech TransferGo Acquires $50M via Series C

Money transfer Fintech firm TransferGo has acquired $50 million in capital in order to support its digital payments transformation efforts. Focusing on enhancing global funds transfers, TransferGo‘s Series C investment round was reportedly led by Elbrus Capital Fund III and Black River Ventures. The fundraise… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Explains How Consumers Can Save on Cross-Border Transfers

Digital banking platform Revolut notes in a blog post that as you might already know, sending funds abroad with traditional banks can be quite costly and very slow. The fees may be really high and transactions may often take at least several business days to… Read More

Vottun to Create Payment Service via Spanish Regulatory Sandbox with Assistance from PwC, Stellar Development Foundation

Earlier this year, the Central Bank of Spain (BdE), the Monetary Authority of Spain (Comisión Nacional de Mercados y Valores – CNMV), and Directorate-General for Insurance and Pension Funds (DGSFP) had revealed that that Spanish firm Vottun had been chosen to take part in the… Read More

Fintech and Banking Software Firm Velmie Launches FX and Cross-Border Transfer Service in Middle East

Velmie, a Fintech and banking software service provider, has launched an FX and cross-border transfers module that is connected to providers like Currencycloud, Rapyd, and Nium. Velmie’s white-label platform is currently capable of supporting international payments and funds transfers with customized integration. Global payments and… Read More

Razorpay Becomes First Indian Payment Platform to Introduce Address Verification System for Cross-Border Transfers

With the rising “digital influence” on consumers throughout the world, online portals as a preferred channel for trade are undergoing significant growth. There’s also an increasing trend of India’s businesses “going global,” according to Indian Fintech Razorpay. The company shared data which reveals that merchandise… Read More

NPCI, the Global Unit of National Payment Corp of India, and Liquid Group to Support QR Enabled Transactions

NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL), the global division of the National Payment Corporation of India, has teamed up with Liquid Group Pte. Ltd., a cross border payments provider, in order to support UPI QR-enabled payments acceptance in 10 different markets across North Asia and Southeast… Read More

Singapore Cross-Border Payments Fintech Thunes Partners Bank Alfalah to Enable Remittances to Pakistan

Singapore-based Thunes, a Fintech firm and an industry leader in global cross-border payments, reveals that it has teamed up with Bank Alfalah, which is one of Pakistan’s largest banking institutions. Through the partnership, the organizations aim to support real-time, cost-effective international  payments made to consumers… Read More

London based Zepz, Previously WorldRemit, a Cross-Border Payments Fintech, Secures $292M at $5B Valuation

Zepz, previously dba WorldRemit, a digital cross-border payments platform operating two brands (WorldRemit and Sendwave, acquired in 2021), with 11 million+ users across 150 countries, has secured $292 million “in new primary financing, achieving a valuation of $5 billion,” according to a release. The latest… Read More

Fintech Sokin Introduces Subscription-based International Payments Service in the UK and Europe

Sokin has introduced its “new generation” fixed fee payment service for “cost-effective” currency exchange without any hidden fees in order to make payments “more open” and transparent, according to a release. At present, consumers are being taken advantage of “when it comes to the total… Read More

UK’s Cross-Border Payments Fintech WorldRemit Introduces Money Transfer Services in Malaysia

WorldRemit, a UK-based digital cross-border payments firm, recently introduced its money transfer services in Malaysia’s markets through its app and web-based platform. Clients are now able to send funds from Malaysia, in addition to 50 other nations including the United Kingdom and the US, to… Read More

Omnichannel Payment Platform Qolo Appoints Fintech Execs in Finance, Business Development, Program Management, Risk, Compliance

Qolo, the omnichannel payments platform for Fintech, reveals that it has appointed Dhruv Singh as EVP, Strategic Business Development, and Nanda Lindebauer as VP of Finance & Controller; Heather Guiley as VP of Program Management; and, Curt Haid as VP of Risk, Fraud, and Compliance…. Read More

Pakistan Software Houses Association Says IT Firms Should be Able to Spend Export Earnings to Pay for Foreign Digital Service Providers

The Pakistan Software Houses Association had recommended to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) that IT firms should be permitted to use 20% of their export earnings to pay for foreign consultants, digital service providers, vendors (among other requirements) in order to conduct operations and… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Revolut to Streamline Cross-Border Payments between US and Mexico with Remittance Corridor

Digital bank Revolut, which offers a financial Super App with 16 million clients globally, reveals that it has simplified cross-border transactions between the US and Mexico with the introduction of its US-Mexico remittance corridor. With this launch, Revolut clients in the US and Mexico are… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Airwallex Launches New Venture Capital Fund, Capital 49

Airwallex, a cross-border payments firm, recently revealed its plans to form a new venture capital fund that is set up by its founders. The Capital 49 fund will aim to make investments into early-stage, high-growth tech-enabled companies that will be supported by Airwallex’s infrastructure. The… Read More

New Cross-Border Payments Service Introduced by SWIFT for Low-Value Transfers Globally

SWIFT reveals that it has launched SWIFT Go, a service that enables small businesses and consumers to send “fast, predictable, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value” cross-border payments across the globe. Payments may be sent directly from users’ bank accounts. Seven international banking institutions, which… Read More

Swift Go No Big Deal: VertoFX CEO

The recent news that Swift is launching Swift Go, a low-value, cross-border payment may not be as monumental as it seems, the founder of global B2B payment provider VertoFX believes. In an announcement yesterday, Swift said the new service would enable financial institutions to offer… Read More

B2B Payments Fintech Nium Secures $200M via Series D led by Riverwood Capital, Advised by FT Partners

Nium, an established B2B payments platform, reveals that they’ve acquired $200+ million through a Series D round that was led by Riverwood Capital – a U.S.-based “high-growth” technology investor. Temasek, Visa, Vertex Ventures, Atinum Group of Funds, Beacon Venture Capital, Rocket Capital Investment, and various… Read More

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