Tagged: digital banking

H&R Block’s Spruce Latest Digital Banking Entrant

Tax company H&R Block is looking to “spruce” up its bottom line with a new digital banking option targeting its millions of underbanked clients The company today launched Spruce, a mobile banking platform that includes a spending account with a debit card, and a connected… Read More

Digital Banking: Iraqi Middle East Investment Bank IMEIB Now Live with CapitalDigital

Capital Banking Solutions is pleased to confirm the successful go-live of IMEIB on its digital banking platform, CapitalDigital. This implementation for IMEIB will provide their customers with a unique virtual banking and mobile banking experience. As mentioned in the update, the bank will enable its… Read More

Asia United Bank and Wallyt to Support Mastercard Acceptance via QR Codes in the Philippines

Asia United Bank (AUB), one of the fastest-growing publicly listed universal banks, has teamed up with Wallyt, a virtual banking solution provider, in order to offer a card payment acceptance solution for merchants though a card QR code or link. Wallyt is a Hong Kong-headquartered… Read More

Tandem Bank Acquires Manchester based Oplo, a Consumer Lending Platform

Tandem Bank has reportedly acquired consumer lending platform Oplo. The strategic acquisition has formed a combined business with £1.2 billion of total assets, £1 billion of funding and 171,000 clients being serviced by a UK-headquartered team of 500 professionals. Tandem was established back in 2014… Read More

Digital Banking: Revolut Officially Launches as a Bank in 10 European Nations

Digital banking Fintech Revolut has reportedly launched operations as a bank in 10 Western European nations, allowing it to provide its customers in these markets with deposit protection. Revolut, which is a provider of a financial super-app with over 18 million customers across the globe,… Read More

Revolut Singapore Now Approved by Monetary Authority of Singapore to Offer Gold, Silver Exposure to Clients

Digital banking platform Revolut has reportedly acquired approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to provide clients with gold and silver exposure via the firm’s Fintech app. Revolut‘s management noted that they aim to introduce the service to their Singapore clients this year. After… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Launches Campaign to Get Business Owners to “Break Free” from Traditional Banks

UK’s digital bank Starling has reportedly launched a new advertising campaign that “encourages small business owners to break free from their incumbent bank.” As mentioned in a release, the campaign, created specifically for Starling Bank by Wonderhood Studios, is the second “under Starling’s new platform… Read More

SaaS Banking Platform Mambu Added 64 New Partners in Past Year to Deliver Enhanced Financial Experiences

The team at Mambu, a modern SaaS banking platform, says that it has been a solid year for them. It began with the announcement of their €110 million round of funding that was led by TCV, whose investments reportedly include Netflix and Spotify, and ended… Read More

Mercury Bank Reports $19M Raised by Startups via Mercury Raise, Fintech Firm Issued Over 8,000 Debit Cards in 2021

Another year is winding down and the team at Mercury Bank has reflected on some of their “favorite” moments of 2021. Mercury Bank say they’re grateful to have had their clients with them along the way. During 2021, Mercury finalized a $120 million Series B… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Reveals Why It’s Exiting the P2P Market, Will Focus on Operating as Virtual Banking Platform

Earlier this month, the team at digital bank Zopa made an important update regarding the future of their peer-to-peer business. After 16 years of handling P2P investments at Zopa, the team has taken the decision to close down their retail investing business (something similar to… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Provides Update on Women in Finance Charter, Firm Reports 2.5M+ Customer Accts

UK’s digital banking platform Starling Bank has provided some end-of-year updates. As we look ahead to 2022, Starling Bank notes that diversity is at “the heart” of their company. They believe that “regardless of who you are, it is your knowledge, skills and experience that matter.”… Read More

SweepBank Taps Tuum to Deliver “Netflix Experience” to Banking in 2022

SweepBank, a European customer-centric digital banking service offered by Ferratum Bank, recently announced it is using Tuum’s next-generation core banking platform to deliver what it calls the “Netflix experience” to the banking industry. Utilizing Tuum’s banking core, lending, and card capabilities, as well as European… Read More

Indian Fintech Razorpay Secures $375M via Series F Round at $7.5B Valuation

The month of December is always an “exciting month” for Razorpay, the company wrote in a blog post dated December 20, 2021. Razorpay added that it has celebrated its 7th year since launch. The firm reveals that what started off as an idea between Shashank… Read More

Fintech Firm Avant Announces Launch of Digital Banking Platform

Avant, a financial technology firm that aims to give middle-income consumers access to the credit they “deserve,” has announced the official launch of Avant Banking. The launch of Avant Banking further expands the firm’s financial product portfolio of personal loans, credit cards and auto refinance…. Read More

European Fintech bunq Reveals How to Make Quick and Safe Contactless Payments via their Platform

European digital bank bunq has shared quick and safe ways to make contactless payments via their platform. According to bunq, gone are the days when you were required to carry physical payments cards with you everywhere, because now, most of the time, just your phone… Read More

Asian Fintech Platform WeLab Announces Acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta

WeLab, a pan-Asian Fintech platform, has announced the acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta (BJJ), which is a commercial banking institution based in Indonesia, with plans to introduce its second digital bank in Asia “further to the successful launch of WeLab Bank in Hong Kong.”… Read More

Fintech Blend Says that Keeping Up with Evolving Consumer Behavior in Online Banking Is Becoming Increasingly Important

Digital lending software provider Blend (NYSE:BLND) notes that the need to keep up with evolving customer behavior in retail and online banking is “not a new pursuit for financial services organizations, but it is becoming increasingly more important.” According to Blend, that’s because the market… Read More

ZSuite Technologies Completes Integration with Q2’s Virtual Banking Platform

ZSuite Technologies, a financial tech firm that powers community financial institutions with digital escrow products for various commercial verticals, has announced its API integration with Q2’s Digital Banking Platform, “leveraging the Q2 Innovation Studio.” Via the integration, Q2 customers will be able to “take advantage… Read More

Neobanking Platform Migom to Offer Virtual Banking and Support for Crypto-Assets

In the Caribbean, a new neobanking platform has been introduced. It aims to offer all the features provided by digital banking platforms along with support for crypto-assets. As mentioned in an announcement, neobank Migom offers banking services to SMEs operating in emerging markets. Migom Bank‘s… Read More

Fintech Firm Monzo Explains How Consumers May Access their Services in the US, After N26 Announces Exit

Mobile banking app N26 recently confirmed that they’re getting ready to close down all US accounts in January 2022. As noted in a blog post by UK-based Fintech Monzo, this decision has “left many customers looking for a replacement that offers easy mobile banking, low… Read More

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