Tagged: digital financial services

Digital Banking: Line Introduces Virtual Bank Platform via Partnership with PT Bank KEB Hana Indonesia

Line has reportedly introduced its third digital banking platform in Southeast Asia through a partnership with PT Bank KEB Hana Indonesia. The introduction of the smartphone-only bank in Indonesia has come after similar launches in Taiwan and Thailand. The partnership between Line and Hana Bank… Read More

Digital Identity: Payments Giant Mastercard Finalizes Acquisition of ID Verification Service Ekata

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) revealed on Friday (June 11, 2021) that it has finalized its acquisition of Ekata, a provider of identity verification services that assist companies or businesses with making informed decisions when opening online accounts, conducting payments and handling various other digital interactions. Ajay… Read More

Conversational AI Platform Active.ai Partners Glia to Empower Financial Institutions with Meeting Clients in Digital Environment

Active.Ai, a conversational AI platform developed for financial services, and Glia, a provider of digital customer service, have teamed up in order to empower financial institutions with meeting their customers in the digital domain. Through the partnership, Active.ai and Glia will provide conversational AI services,… Read More

Payments Fintech Finserv to Allow Consumers to Share Data on their Digital Asset Holdings with Financial Insitutions

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a multinational provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, will allow customers to share data on their digital asset holdings with their Fintech app providers. Consumers will be able to share their data with various financial institutions, wealth management firms,… Read More

Financial Wellbeing: Dreams, an Engagement Banking Service, to Help Ukraine Consumers Become Better Savers

Dreams, a provider of behavioral and engagement banking services for large financial institutions, has introduced its financial wellbeing platform with assistance from Ukraine’s commercial bank UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group. Dreams’ financial wellbeing platform has been integrated into UKRSIBBANK’s mobile banking app, allowing its 2 million… Read More

Financial Inclusion Super App DiskarTech Is Being Widely-Used in Philippines for Social Aid Disbursement, Payments

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s (RCBC) in the Philippines has revealed that its financial inclusion super app DiskarTech has been used widely as a disbursement platform for social aid, loans proceeds, dividends, and for making virtual payments. Since the community quarantines began (following the COVID-19 outbreak)… Read More

Salesforce CRM to Help Revolut Business Clients with Rethinking, Reshaping Management of Customer Interactions

The team at digital bank Revolut notes that being able to work effectively in a digital environment is very important for small businesses. After a year that challenged many SMEs globally to adapt and become more flexible due to the COVID outbreak, everything from customer… Read More

US Fintech Current Partners with Polkadot based DeFi Platform Acala to Launch Hybrid Finance Solutions

Current, a leading US-based Fintech firm serving Americans who are working to “create a better future for themselves,” recently revealed that it had teamed up with Acala, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform developed on the Polkadot blockchain network. The partnership, which is reportedly the first… Read More

Wealthtech WealthOS to Promote Adoption of Cloud based, Wealth Management Platform with Focus on the UK

Wealth management providers are always looking to empower their customers with the best financial security and equitable access to the appropriate financial services. But they may be challenged because of the costly, inefficient, and outdated technology solutions being offered today. WealthOS is introducing what it… Read More

BaaS Fintech Bankable, Digital Bank Aion Bank, and Vodeno Announce Partnership for UK and Europe

Bankable, the global developer of Banking as a Service (BaaS) solutions, Aion Bank, a full service, European licensed digital bank and credit institution regulated in Belgium, and Vodeno, a Cloud-based “360” platform for digital financial services, have unveiled as 10-year strategic, multi-layered partnership for European… Read More

Fintech Industry Sandbox Pilot Launched in Philippines, Supported by UK’s ASEAN Economic Reform Program

The Fintech Alliance.PH and Fintech Philippines Association (FPH) have launched the Philippines Fintech Industry Sandbox pilot which was first unveiled during the Singapore Fintech Festival 2020. The sandbox pilot is supported by the United Kingdom’s ASEAN Economic Reform Program (ASEAN ERP). It has reportedly been… Read More

Blend Network CEO: 2020 Will Be Known as Year Seeing a Decade of Digital Transformation

We recently connected with Yann Murciano, CEO at UK-based Blend Network, an online peer to peer (P2P) lender. Murciano talked extensively about the “unbundling” of banking and FinTech, and how now we are witnessing the “rebundling” of banking and FinTech again. He pointed out that… Read More

Embedded Financial Services Can Offer Better User Experience, Fintech Modulr Explains

Modulr, a Payments as a Service API Platform for digital businesses, notes that embedded financial services can be considered the fourth platform. UK-based Modulr writes in a blog post that embedded financial services have kicked off an “exciting innovations race.” The company also mentions that… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore and Mojaloop Foundation to Support the Financially Underserved with Digital Currency Settlement Systems

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Mojaloop Foundation revealed on Wednesday (May 26, 2021) that MAS will be joining the Mojaloop Foundation as a Sponsor-level member in order to collaborate on offering the underserved access to “affordable” financial services via digital currency based settlement… Read More

Payments Giant Mastercard Joins $25M Round in Australian Payment as a Service Fintech mx51

Mastercard has reportedly joined a $25 million investment round in Australia-based payments-as-a-service Fintech mx51. As noted my mx51’s management: “We empower our partners to connect seamlessly with merchants and their customers. mx51 is the first Australian fintech to develop a bank-grade, modern, end-to-end Payment as… Read More

DeFi: Kava Labs Hard Money Market V2 to Add Support for More Digital Assets, Stablecoins

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that when Hard Money Market V2 was introduced on April 8, 2021, Binance USD (BUSD) had been the… Read More

Joachim De Koning: Founder of Netherlands based Blockchain Platform hybrix Explains how they Empower Users to Gain Control of their Finances

We recently connected with Joachim De Koning, the Founder of hybrix, a Utrecht, Netherlands-based company offering a technically borderless cross-ledger (or cross blockchain) platform where users can swap, store, build, explore, and conduct asset transfers across different distributed ledger tech (DLT) networks. Joachim explained how… Read More

Norway’s Norges Banks Says Financial System Is Working Properly despite COVID Issues, Is Researching CBDCs

Norges Bank has released its Financial Infrastructure Report 2021 and Norges Bank Papers 2/2021, titled “Retail payment services 2020.” Norges Bank notes that there have been significantly fewer disruptions in the Norwegian financial infrastructure during the past few years, and the infrastructure has been working… Read More

Ethereum Not Just a Digital Currency, It’s a Financial Ecosystem Generating $29.3M in Fees Every 24Hrs, 8x More than BTC: Report

James Wang, an experienced crypto analyst who says that Ethereum (ETH) could be the “last investment of your life,” points out that the world’s largest smart contract platform isn’t merely a cryptocurrency. Wang explains that Ethereum is a complete software platform with a rapidly increasing… Read More

Digital Onboarding Introduced by Land Bank of the Philippines, Clients May Open Savings Accounts Online without Visiting a Bank Branch

The Land Bank of the Philippines has introduced its digital onboarding platform for its clients so they can easily open up a savings account without being required to visit a physical bank location. The State-managed banking institution unveiled its digital onboarding system, called DOBS Mobile,… Read More

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