Tagged: cross border

African Cross-Border Fintech Startup Chipper Cash Secures $30 Million Through Series B Investment Round Led By Ribbit Capital With Participation from Jeff Bezos’ VC Fund

  Chipper Cash, an Africa-based cross-border fintech startup, has reportedly secured $30 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Ribbit Capital with participation from Jeff Bezos’ personal VC fund, Bezos Expeditions. This investment round comes less than six months after Chipper… Read More

Rapyd Unveils Cross Border Fraud Prevention Solution “Rapyd Protect” for All Payment Methods

    Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Thursday it has launched Rapyd Protect, which is a fraud solution designed to protect businesses and consumers against fraud across countries and payment methods. According to Rapyd, Rapyd Protect is a fraud… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Payments Platform Afterpay Debuts Cross Border Commerce for Merchants Partners

Afterpay, a digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online purchases, announced on Thursday it has introduced cross-border commerce for its merchant partners. Afterpay reported that specifically, merchants may open their e-commerce sites to Australian, British, Canadian, and New Zealand shoppers. According to Aftepay… Read More

Raisin Announces New Partnership With Financial Resource Platform Finect

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin announced on Monday it has joined forces with interactive financial resource platform Finect on competitive savings to help Spanish depositors beat low-interest rates. Raisin reported that by integrating its offers, Finect connects users to a wide range of banking… Read More

Dutch Fintech Ohpen Announces Acquisition of Cross-Border Loan & Mortgage SaaS Provider Davinci

Ohpen, an Amsterdam-based fintech, announced on Tuesday it has acquired cross-border loan and mortgage Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, Davinci. Ohpen reported that the acquisition will allow it to address the $300 billion global bank IT spending market as it targets international expansion. “This acquisition is a testament… Read More

B2B Cross-Border Payment Network Thunes Secures $60 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Helios Investment Partners

Thunes, a global B2B cross-border payments network, announced on Tuesday it secured $60 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Helios Investment Partners with participation from Checkout.com, GGV Capital, and Future Shape. Founded in 2016, Thunes stated its platform provides a “seamless”… Read More

Mastercard Collaborates With Bank of Shanghai to Enable Better Cross-Border Business Payments in China

Mastercard recently announced it has partnered with Bank of Shanghai to enable better cross-border business payments in China. Mastercard reported that with its cross-border services, businesses will be able to transfer funds to local banks in China. The service will also reduce transaction costs and… Read More

Currencycloud Teams Up With Ripple to Process Cross-Border Payments on RippleNet

  Cross-border payment platform Currencycloud announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership Ripple, an enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. CurrencyCloud reported that RippleNet, Ripple’s global financial payments network, makes it easy for its network of financial institutions worldwide to enable faster, lower-cost payments… Read More

Hong Kong Fintech Qupital to Provide Service to eBay’s Cross-Border E-commerce Sellers

Qupital, a Hong Kong-based trade finance platform, announced on Wednesday it has entered into an agreement with leading global e-commerce platform eBay as one of its officially recommended Hong Kong financing service providers. According to Qupital, the collaboration will enable the Asian fintech to provide “quality,… Read More

Raisin Unveils Savings as a Service Software For U.S. Banks & Credit Unions

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin announced on Tuesday it has launched its first U.S. based product, the Raisin Savings as a Service software. According to Raisin, the software will help banks and credit unions quickly and easily offer customized time-deposit products and drive cost-effective… Read More

Ripple Teams Up With DeeMoney For Cross-Border Money Transfers

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Thailand-based digital cross-border money transfer fintech DeeMoney. Ripple reported that through the collaboration, DeeMoney’s platform is now processing live transactions.  Ripple further revealed that DeeMoney is… Read More

Western Union Announces Cross-Border Payments Launch in Japan

Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced last week it is launching its cross-border payment services in Japan. The company notably partnered with remittance company City Express to launch the service to enable global used-car customers to buy from BE FORWARD, which is one of Japan’s used-car… Read More

Citi Announces Launch of Cross-Border B2B Payments Platform

Citi announced on Wednesday it has launched a new cross-border platform to help its multinational clients manage the complexities in collecting cross border business-to-business payments. According to Citi, Citi Global Collect will help multinational clients continue to extend their global reach. The financial group claims… Read More

Korea Mobile App Payvil Forms New Patnership with Hong Kong’s TNG FinTech Group to Provide Global Payment Services

Emolize Co., Ltd, a Korean cross-border mobile payment platform, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its global payment services through its mobile app, Payvil, to Hong Kong and Thailand in September 2019, with further expansion reaching about 16 countries by the end of 2019. The… Read More

Western Union Announces Expansion of Real-Time Payment Capabilities

Western Union (NYSE: WU), announced on Monday it was expanding its real-time cross-border platform to accelerate international consumer, consumer-to-business and business-to-consumer payments to eligible accounts, cards, and digital wallets. “Globally recognized for daily cross-currency management and settlement via its vast retail network across 20,000 corridors… Read More

Mastercard Partners With R3 to Develop Blockchain-Powered Cross-Border Payment Solution

Mastercard announced on Wednesday it is teaming up with enterprise blockchain software provider R3 to develop and pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payment solution. According to Mastercard, the solution will initially focus on connecting global faster payments infrastructures, as well as schemes and banks supported… Read More

Remitly Forms New Partnership With Visa to Enhance Cross-Border Money Transfer Service

U.S.-based independent mobile remittance company Remitly announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Visa to enhance its cross-border money transfer service.  Working together, Remitly and Visa are planning to provide the ability to send funds from the U.S. to eligible Visa debit cards across borders,… Read More

Singel’s Cross Border Mobile Payment Alliance VIA Expands to Japan

Singel announced on Monday its Asian cross-border payment alliance, VIA, has expanded its footprint to Japan. According to Singel, NETSTARS, a Tokyo-based mobile payment technology company, will join VIA, adding its 100,000 stores to the network’s current 1.6 million merchant partners. Singel reported that users… Read More

Mastercard Announces Acquisition of Transfast to Advance Cross-Border Capabilities

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced on Friday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network, to continue the advancement of its cross-border capabilities. Mastercard reported thatTransfast will complement its wide range of payment solutions by increasing worldwide connectivity… Read More

Cross Border Fintech XTransfer Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By China Merchants Group

XTransfer, a China-based cross-border financial technology company dedicated to serving foreign trade B2B enterprises today announces it has secured a $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by China Merchants Group with participation from 01VC, Yunqi Partners and Gaorong Capital. Founded in 2017, XTransfer… Read More

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