Tagged: digital financial services

Fintech Firm Stripe Opens New App Marketplace

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Fintech firm Stripe has reportedly opened an App Marketplace that’s currently housing up to 50 third-party business apps from vendors such as DocuSign, Dropbox, Intercom, Mailchimp, Ramp, and Xero. As mentioned in the announcement, Stripe Apps aims to make it possible for businesses to customize… Read More

Mastercard Enhances Cybersecurity Consulting Practice with Cyber Front Threat Simulation Platform

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With cybercrime expected to cost $10.5 trillion annually by 2025, innovating cybersecurity remains critical across industries “facing rapid digitization.” Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has announced the launch of new attack simulation and assessment platform Cyber Front, “enabled by a strategic minority investment in Picus Security.” The… Read More

M1 Selects Thought Machine to Power The Finance Super App

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M1, The Finance Super App helping consumers manage and grow their money, has announced it has chosen Thought Machine, the Cloud-native banking tech firm, in order to power and grow their platform. Thought Machine’s Cloud-native core banking engine, Vault Core, will be “deployed by M1… Read More

Lloyds Bank Updates Alfa Software for Asset Finance

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Lloyds Bank has teamed up with software provider Alfa in order to make it simpler for clients to use asset finance to manage their working capital. Managing capital properly, ensuring the appropriate balance between funding growth, increasing stock, and retaining funds for financial resilience, is… Read More

Australian BNPL Fintech Openpay Secures $18.25M in Capital

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Openpay Group Ltd (ASX: OPY) (Openpay / the Company) is pleased to announce the completion of a $18.25 million two-tranche Placement “to accelerate its pathway to profitability in the ANZ business.” ANZ CEO, Dion Appel said: “Openpay ANZ is accelerating its pathway to profitability through… Read More

Wells Fargo Wealth and Investment Management Relaunches Intuitive Investor

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Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management (WIM) recently announced the relaunch of Intuitive Investor, its digitally automated investing platform. Investors can now “access the robo-advisory platform with only a minimum $500 investment.” Michelle Moore, head of Digital for Consumer and WIM at Wells Fargo, said:… Read More

Qonto Is Introducing Invoicing to Allow Clients to Seamlessly Generate, Share, Manage Invoices

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Qonto, the European business finance solution, has announced the launch of its new solution for invoicing. This new solution “simplifies the process of generating, sharing and managing professional and customized invoices directly from the platform.” Whether they are SMEs or freelancers, clients will be able… Read More

GreenGrowth, an Investments App for a Sustainable World, Acquires £258,568 via Seedrs

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GreenGrowth, an investments app empowering consumers to invest for a more “sustainable world,” has acquired 77% (£258,568) of its £335,001 target via Seedrs (at the time of writing) from 72 investors with 23 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign. Located in London, United Kingdom,… Read More

Affin Bank and MYTHEO to Provide Robo-Advisory Services for Mass Affluent in Malaysia

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Affin Bank recently revealed that it had entered a partnership with GAX MD (MYTHEO), a Robo-advisor that’s regulated by the Securities Commission Malaysia. MYTHEO is an algorithm-based and automated discretionary investment portfolio management service that’s enhanced by Al. This latest partnership is the “first” of… Read More

Fintech Firm Xendit Secures $300M via Series D Co-Led by Coatue and Insight Partners

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Xendit, one of the “fastest-growing” payments infrastructure platforms for Southeast Asia, announced that it closed $300 million in Series D funding, “taking the total amount raised to $538 million to power the world’s fastest-growing digital economy.” Coatue and Insight Partners co-led the investment round “with… Read More

The Credit Thing Now Live with Fintech TrueLayer’s Open Banking Recurring Payments

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TrueLayer, which claims to be one of Europe’s “leading” open banking platforms, recently announced that The Credit Thing has successfully “implemented its recurring payments API and made the first consumer Variable Recurring Payments (VRP) transactions in the UK.” The Competition and Markets Authority has mandated… Read More

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

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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

European Fintech Nexi and Piteco to Allow SMEs to Access Digital Payment Solution

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Nexi, the Paytech in Europe, and Piteco, an Italian software house offering corporate treasury management and financial planning solutions, entered a partnership enabling large corporations and SMEs to access a digital payment solution. The service provides firms with an additional line of credit, along with… Read More

Deutsche Bank and FinLync to Offer Instant Access to Real-Time Treasury for Corporates

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Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK) recently announced its partnership with FinLync, a global fintech company offering products that are “transforming corporate finance and treasury offices.” FinLync’s pre-built API integrations and SAP-embedded treasury applications will “enable corporate treasury and finance teams to connect to Deutsche Bank’s API… Read More

Fintech YAP Obtains In-Principle Approval from State Bank of Pakistan for E-Money Institute License

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YAP, a Fintech streamlining the virtual banking experience in the MENA and South Asia region, has announced that it has been granted an In-Principle Approval (IPA) from the State Bank of Pakistan for an Electronic Money Institute (EMI) License. The approval provides “a tremendous opportunity… Read More

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

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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

Swiss Private Bank Chooses Temenos to Digitally Transform Wealth Management Services

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Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Cloud banking platform, recently announced that Mirabaud, the Swiss private bank, has selected Temenos “to move from a traditional on-premise system to a digital end-to-end wealth management platform on Temenos Banking Cloud.” With the generational transfer of wealth, new regulations and… Read More

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

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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

Open Banking Fintech Volt Introduces Transformer to Help Merchants Bypass High Interchange Fees

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Open Banking Fintech Volt has introduced a product aimed at helping merchants save on excessive debit card (interchange) fees by encouraging shoppers “to seamlessly switch to an open banking payment AFTER choosing to pay with a debit card at the checkout.” After recognizing the banking… Read More

Paxos and State Street to Deliver Reduced Costs, T+0 Settlement in New Pilot

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Paxos, the regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, has teamed up with State Street (NYSE: STT). one of the “leading” providers of financial services to institutional investors, “to integrate State Street’s custodial services into the Paxos Settlement Service.” As part of the pilot, State Street was able “to… Read More

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