Tagged: digital financial services

Hong Kong’s Cyberport Now Home to Almost 60 Wealthtech Firms Providing Diverse Solutions

According to a Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) report, Hong Kong’s asset and wealth management sectors registered an increase in AUM of more than 20% YoY, to HKD 34.9 trillion, as of end 2020. As one of the area’s most prominent wealth management hubs, Hong… Read More

American Express Chief Exec Says Digital Assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum Aren’t Really a Currency

American Express (NYSE: AXP) Chair and Chief Executive Stephen Squeri seems to have been proven right for his careful approach to introducing digital currency services via the payment company’s platform. In statements shared with Yahoo Finance, Squeri remarked: “What I’ve said from the beginning is… Read More

Fintech Firm Baton Systems Appoints David Ornstein as COO

Baton Systems, the Fintech firm that’s focused on transforming post-trade processing by leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT), has appointed David Ornstein to serve as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Ornstein joins the company at an important time, as industry demand continues to grow steadily for… Read More

UK’s WiseAlpha, a Digital Bond Market, Teams Up with Fintech Fortu Wealth

WiseAlpha, the United Kingdom’s digital bond market platform, is pleased to confirm its strategic partnership with UK-headquartered Fintech firm, Fortu Wealth. This collaboration marks another key milestone for the Fintech companies, both planning to offer a smart financial solution to private banking customers. As noted… Read More

Virtual Banking: Philippines based Netbank Introduces Netizen Mobile Banking App in Beta Mode

The Netizen Mobile Banking App by Netbank is reportedly scheduled to launch its Beta Release Testing Program during the fourth week of January 2022 which will provide participants an opportunity to experience the platform’s banking services and features. As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

LatAm Fintech Belvo Shares Report on State of Open Banking in Latin America in 2022

The team at LatAm Fintech Belvo has shared an update titled the State of Open Banking in Latin America in 2022. Belvo writes in a blog post that open banking – the opening of financial markets via technology, data, and the creation of new digital… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Explains How to Make the Most out of Your International Account

C6 Bank Mastercard clients who are in Caraíva (Bahia) this summer season will be able to practice beach tennis in “exclusive” spaces, in addition to enjoying various other benefits. As mentioned in an update from C6 Bank, the courts and equipment to practice the sport,… Read More

Mark Fiebig: Founder at The Closing Docs Reveals How their Automated Income Verification Solution Helps Property Managers

We recently connected with Mark Fiebig, Founder at The Closing Docs, a firm offering automated income verification for property managers and lenders. As explained by the company’s management, The Closing Docs provides an automated income verification tool that positions property managers and lenders to “make… Read More

Fintech Tide Reports that 7% of UK SMEs Choose its Business Financial Platform

Tide, the UK’s business financial platform, reportedly added 100,000 members in 2021, which represents an increase of 30%, “taking the total number of Tide members to almost 400,000.” Tide is now one of the largest providers of banking services to UK SMEs. 2021 saw a… Read More

Fintech Current Explains How You Can Get Your Tax Refund up to 5 Days Faster

Fintech firm Current notes that the end of the holiday season and the start of the new year can often be “a financial burden” with that extra spend from the holidays and “setting budget-goals for the new year.” Although January marks a fresh or brand… Read More

Overfunding: Income Company, a Firm Re-imagining Investing in Loans, Acquires €756K+ via Seedrs

Income Company, a firm that’s re-imagining investing in loans, has secured €756,558 (or over 100% of its €750,004 target) from 171 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign via Seedrs with 27 days left in the sale. Here’s a short business overview… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Zopa Reaches £1B in Customer Savings

Today, the team at digital bank Zopa is “incredibly proud” to announce that their customers have trusted them with over £1 billion of their “hard-earned” savings. In an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, Zopa‘s management noted that their award-winning Zopa Fixed Term Savings Account offers… Read More

Fintech Apps Are Becoming Widely-Adopted, so easyMoney Introduces its Own App for Clients

The team at UK’s investment platform easyMoney notes that the use of Fintech apps is increasing steadily across the globe. That’s why they decided to also launch their own app for their customers. The company wrote in a blog post that half of easyMoney investors… Read More

Philippines based Netbank Introduces a Payments Service to Support Digital Commerce

Netbank, the banking as a service platform, has introduced a service that allows international payment firms to support various transactions in the Philippines. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the Philippines has a fast-growing international trade market. Global trade in goods has has… Read More

UK Fintech TrueLayer Evaluates Impact and Progress of Open Banking

Open Banking is four years old now, however, the team at TrueLayer asks “who’s using it, how is it benefitting consumers and what’s next?” TrueLayer writes in a blog post that the updated Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force “on 13 January 2018, introducing… Read More

Fintech Firm Current Introduces Special 4% APY Interest Offer to Make it Easier to Grow Your Money

Fintech firm Current notes that the dramatic rise of inflation to its highest rate in almost 4 decades without a corresponding increase in wages has “caused Americans to pay more for basic essentials.” That’s  why Current claims that it’s pleased to announce the launch of… Read More

Moven Helps TipHaus Launch Banking Challenger for Hospitality Industry

One of the most challenging or pressing issues facing service-oriented companies right now is retaining hardworking, motivated professionals. According to a study shared by The Washington Post, the hospitality sector has the highest quitting rates of any industry by a considerable margin. TipHaus aims to… Read More

Ben Waterman: Co-founder at UK’s Strabo App Explains How their Cross-Border Personal Finance Platform Streamlines Money Management

We recently connected with Ben Waterman, COO and Co-founder, Strabo App, a cloud-based platform that helps you link multiple accounts from around the world in one dashboard. The Strabo App reportedly tracks all the money you own and owe, while providing you with a holistic… 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

LatAm Fintech Belvo Shares Updates on Data Enrichment, Data Aggregation, Developers Portal

The team at LatAm Fintech Belvo has reflected on a great year for all the financial innovators working towards “leveraging open finance in Latin America.” Belvo has shared their latest product updates and releases “on three fronts: data enrichment, data aggregation, and [their] developers portal.”… Read More

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