Tagged: digital banking

Open Banking: Salt Edge and Five Degrees Partner on Digital Banking Services

Salt Edge and Five Degrees have partnered on digital banking. Salt Edge is an open banking solution provider that is currently integrated with thousands of financial institutions operating in over 50 countries. Five Degree is a digital banking platform that offers a core banking platform… Read More

Open Banking Platform Spire Partners with Mastercard to Enhance Digital Financial Services

Spire, a GCC Open Banking services provider, has announced a partnership with Mastercard (NYSE: MA),  a technology leader in the global payments sector. The collaboration will “help banks revolutionize consumer engagement and enhance user experiences in the region by integrating Spire ‘Ingage’ and Mastercard’s Merchant… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Passes 3 Million Account Milestone

Starling Bank has passed the three million current account milestone, which “includes more than 460,000 small business accounts,” according to an update shared with CI. This key milestone comes five years after the digital bank launched its Personal Current Accounts in May 2017, while its… Read More

Revolut Business Introduces Cashback Offer for US Clients

Revolut Business has reportedly launched a new cashback offer for US customers. Businesses of any size – from SMEs to freelancers – “get up to 1.9 % cash back for card purchases,” according to an update shared with CI. Revolut, the global financial super app… Read More

Digital Banking: Minna Bank’s Service Attracts Over 400,000 Accts in First Year of Operation

Minna Bank, Ltd., Japan’s “first” digital bank, has recorded more than 1 million downloads of its mobile banking app and over 400,000 accounts have been “opened in its first year of commercial operations since May 28, 2021.” With the first “full” Cloud core banking system,… Read More

Narmi Secures $35M in Funding to Support Digital Transformation of Financial Institutions

Narmi, a provider of open digital banking technologies, announced $35 million in Series B funding co-led by Greycroft and existing investors NEA and Picus Capital. Narmi claims it is one of the fastest-growing companies “servicing financial institutions in the United States and plans to leverage… Read More

Western Union Integrates Mambu Into Its Virtual Bank Platform in Europe

Mambu, the cloud banking platform, has partnered with Western Union, a global “leader” in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, in order to integrate its solution “into the latter’s next-generation real-time multi-currency digital wallet and digital banking platform in Europe.” Mambu will “enable Western Union… Read More

Ant Group Launches Digital Bank in Singapore: ANEXT Bank

Mega-Fintech Ant Group has announced the launch of ANEXT Bank, a digital wholesale bank, in Singapore. Several years back, Singapore commenced the approval of digital-only banking licenses. Ant Group was one of the approved digital banking providers. ANEXT Bank is one of the two successful… Read More

Virtual Banking: ANEXT Bank Soft Launches, as Singapore’s Digital “Wholesale” Bank

ANEXT Bank, a digital wholesale bank incorporated in Singapore and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant Group, has announced its soft launch. The soft launch follows its receipt of MAS’ approval “to commence business on 2 June 2022.” The Singapore-based digital bank will focus on “providing… Read More

Green Link Digital Bank Commences Operations in Singapore

Green Link Digital Bank (GLDB) commences banking business. GLDB seeks to serve Micro-Small-Medium-Enterprises (MSMEs) with banking and financial services “through their supply chain financing and innovative, easy-to-use technological solutions.” GLDB seeks to leverage their experience in supply chain financing and innovative, easy-to-use technological solutions “to… Read More

Zopa Bank and Fintech TrueLayer Make Saving Seamless with Acct-to-Acct Payments

TrueLayer, which claims to be Europe’s leading Open Banking platform, has announced a collaboration with digital bank Zopa, which has gone live with account-to-account payments for its Smart Saver savings account. Zopa’s Smart Saver was launched in February with a focus on “helping consumers at… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers Free Monthly Payments via Atoms C6 Platinum Points Plan

C6 Bank has an “exclusive” promotion for new subscribers to the Atoms C6 Platinum points accelerator plan. Customers of the C6 Platinum card who subscribe to the points accelerator plan “will have the monthly fee charged for the first three months reversed in the following… Read More

UBS Expands Digital Offering with “Purely” Digital Product Line, UBS key4

UBS (SWX: UBSG) is launching a “purely” digital product line, UBS key4, for clients who want “to carry out their banking transactions entirely digitally – independently and around the clock from their smartphone.” The new product line is “integrated into the long-established and popular UBS… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Now Includes Full Futures Contracts via its Investment Platform

C6 Bank has announced that it recently added new equity investment options to its C6 Invest platform. From now on, clients who were already able to trade mini dollar and index (Ibovespa) contracts since August last year “can also trade full futures contracts on the… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Atom Bank Hires Andy Sturrock to Serve as Chief Technologist

UK’s Atom Bank has reportedly appointed Andy Sturrock as the banking platform’s new Chief Technologist. Andy joins Atom from BP plc, where he ran the firm’s Digital Consumer Channels and Offers teams, including the BPMe app and loyalty schemes. During his time working at BP,… Read More

Neon, Brazil’s Newest Unicorn, Drives Innovation to Address Financial Inequalities

Neon, a Fintech firm and digital bank focused on “improving the lives of working Brazilians,” has announced an overview of the company’s growth and momentum that “led up to its recent US$300M Series D round, resulting in a valuation of US$1.6B and its achievement of… Read More

Brazil: Fintech Neon Talks Progress Following $300 Million Series D

Neon is reporting that revenue has grown by 3X while predicting it will grow 2X in 2022. This is following a Series D round that raised $300 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion. BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) provided the growth capital for Neon and agreed… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Signs Up “Lionesses” for its UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 National Sponsorship

  Starling Bank has launched a campaign that “celebrates” women’s football as part of its national support of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament. The ‘Our Time’ campaign highlights the glass ceilings that continue “to be broken for the women’s game, while nodding to Starling’s… Read More

Neobank: Fintech Firm Dave Reports Q1 2022 Financial Results

Dave Inc. (Nasdaq: DAVE, DAVEW), a neobank on a mission to build products that “level the financial playing field,” recently reported its financial results “for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022.” Dave utilizes Evolve Bank & Trust to provide its digital financial services. Jason… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Dock Secures $110M, Bringing Total Valuation to $1.5B+

Dock, a full-stack payments and digital banking platform across Latin America, recently announced that it has secured $110 million in growth funding led by Lightrock and Silver Lake Waterman, along with contributions from existing investors Riverwood Capital, Viking Global Investors and Sunley House Capital, “bringing… Read More

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