Tagged: digital banking

Banco BNI Europa Commits to €50 Million to Linked Finance to Lend to Irish SMEs

Marketplace lending platform Linked Finance has secured a commitment from Portugal’s Banco BNI Europa, who will provide up to €50 million over a 2-year period, to lend to Irish SMEs. Niall Dorrian, CEO of Linked Finance, called the decision by Banco BNI Europa to deploy… Read More

SoFi Launches Bank Like Service: SoFi Money

It is a truism that we need bank like services but we really don’t need banks. The portfolio of services offered by a traditional analog bank sometimes feel cobbled together. Difficult to manage and expensive to use. Current accounts is an excellent example. For some… Read More

Dollar Bank Partners With Fintech Firm Fiserv to Launch New Digital Banking Experience

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced on Monday it has teamed up with Dollar Bank to launch the bank’s new digital banking and payment capabilities with a focus on the customer experience. According to Fiserv, Dollar Bank will build on its… Read More

Standard Chartered Announces Plans to Apply For Virtual Banking License in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered recently announced it is planning to apply for a virtual banking license in Hong Kong. According to South China Morning Post, Standard Chartered will be the first traditional bank to seek the license locally to operate fully online without any physical branches. Standard… Read More

Horicon Bank Teams Up With Finastra & Malauzai To Launch New Digital Banking Platform

Horicon Bank announced this week it teamed up with Finastra and Malauzai to launch its new full digital banking platform for both its retail and business customers. The bank successfully launched the online and mobile banking platform for retail customers in January 2018 with plans… Read More

Revolut Prepares to Launch in Singapore; Announces North America & Other Asian Debuts

Digital challenger bank Revolut announced on Wednesday it is currently making plans to launch in Singapore. This news comes just after the company announced it launched “disposable’ virtual cards. “From clunky apps to hidden fees, banking as we know it is broken. That’s why we decided to… Read More

Texas Fintech Alkami Secures $70 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led by General Atlantic

Alkami, a Texas-based fintech, has secured $70 million through its Series D Funding Round, which was led by General Atlantic with participation from existing investors S3 Ventures, Argonaut Private Equity, and a number of other strategic fintech investors. Founded in 2009, Alkami stated it provides a… Read More

Revolut’s Big News: 1M Customers & £120m+ in Foreign Exchange Fee Savings

Revolut, the digital banking challenger, has signed up 1 million customers across Europe and reportedly saved consumers over £120m in hidden fees as the innovative fintech continues to disrupt traditional banking. London-based Revolut is now signing up between 3,000 and 3,500 new users every day, an… Read More

Kony Announces Digital Banking Marketplace Expansion

Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility and digital applications company, today announced it is expanding its global partner ecosystem with financial technology solutions featured on the Kony Digital Banking Marketplace. According to Kony, the  Digital Banking Marketplace is described as  one-stop shop for pre-built fintech components, integrations and… Read More

First Data & Live Oak Bancshares Close Digital Banking Joint Venture Deal & Launch Apiture

First Data (NYSE: FDC) and Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOB) announced on Monday they have closed the digital banking joint venture deal that was announced earlier this year. The new company, named Apiture, will combine First Data’s and Live Oak Bank’s digital banking platforms, products, and… Read More

Digital Only Bank N26 Incorporates Mambu’s SaaS Banking Platform as Growth Ramps Up

N26, a digital only challenger bank based in Germany, has installed Mambu’s software to power its online banking service. Prior to receiving its full banking license in 2016, N26 utilized a partner banks platform. After its banking license was approved,  N26 used an in house… Read More

Meniga Raises €7.5 Million During Recent Equity Round As It Prepares to Advance Digital Banking Personalization

Meniga, a provider of digital banking technology for the world’s largest banks, announced on Friday it secured €7.5 million during its Series A funding round led by Nordic venture capital investor Industrifonden. Other participants in the round include current investors Velocity Capital, Frumtak Ventures, and… Read More