Tagged: digital financial services

European Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank Completes Project Finance Transaction in New Zealand

CaixaBank has executed its first project finance transaction in New Zealand through its involvement in the refinancing of the debt of the Ara Tūhono–Pūhoi–Warkworth motorway in New Zealand’s North Island. This has amounted to a total of 779 million New Zealand dollars (around 430 million… Read More

Cross River Bank, Best Egg’s Credit Facility to Allow Partners to Provide Financial Control to Consumers via Flexible Rent Program

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, and Best Egg, Inc., a fintech that provides flexible solutions to help people with limited savings confidently navigate their everyday financial lives, have announced a $150 million credit facility, which will allow the… Read More

Embedded Banking Fintech Treasury Prime Teams Up with Effectiv, a Fraud and Risk Management Platform

Treasury Prime, an embedded banking software company, announced today its strategic partnership with Effectiv, a fraud and risk management platform for financial institutions and fintech companies. This collaboration will empower companies and financial institutions within Treasury Prime’s multi-bank network “to leverage Effectiv’s Transaction Monitoring solution,… Read More

Fintech Klarna, the AI-powered Payments Provider, Teams Up with Airline Cathay Pacific

Klarna, the AI-powered payments network and shopping assistant, has partnered with  airline Cathay Pacific in order “to offer fairer, flexible payments to travellers in six countries across Europe.” The agreement is the latest in a series of travel tie-ups for Klarna “as the company aims… Read More

Fintech Apps: Wealth Management Platforms Become Gateway to Client Satisfaction and Retention, Study Finds

It’s not just Millennials and Gen Z with do-it-yourself brokerage accounts “driving the trend toward increased use of digital wealth management tools; the digital channel has become central to the client experience for all types of investors, with mobile apps leading the way.” According to… Read More

Spend Management Fintech Payhawk Introduces Purchase Orders, Enabling Procure to Pay Process

Payhawk introduces a 3-way match Purchase Orders system, “enabling businesses to automate their procure-to-pay process to further increase the efficiency and control in business purchases.” Payhawk, the global spend management platform, reveals that it has launched its new Purchase Orders system. The solution streamlines procurement… Read More

UK’s Real-Time Payments Fintech Volt to Expand Operations into Australian Markets

Volt, the global real-time payments platform, announces its expansion into Australia following a period of sustained growth for the UK-headquartered fintech company. Following Volt’s $60m funding round earlier this year, this development “marks the latest step in its ambitious growth plans to meet market demand… Read More

UK Neobank Science Card Announces Scientific Research Initiative with Kingston University

Kingston University is collaborating with UK neobank Science Card in order “to drive major breakthrough in cervical cancer treatment.” Science Card claims that it is creating “a unique science funding infrastructure by collaborating with UK universities to enable users of its socially-conscious e-money current account… Read More

Digitt+, an Agri-Fintech Firm, Granted Full Commercial Approval by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

Digitt+, an agri-fintech company, has been granted with a full commercial approval by the State Bank of Pakistan. This recent achievement marks “the culmination of an exciting journey that began with pilot approval, during which they onboarded 10,000 customers, facilitated transactions of worth PKR 400… Read More

UK Payments Fintech PonchoPay Secures £393K+ in Funding via Seedrs

PonchoPay says it is on a mission to streamline payments in the childcare ecosystem. PonchoPay has raised 98% (£393,383) of its £400,012 target from 86 investors with 26 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Seedrs. Based in London, United Kingdom, Ponchopay… Read More

Fintech MPOWER Surpasses $300M in Financing Capacity to Support International Students’ Education

MPOWER Financing, a mission-driven fintech firm and the leading provider of non-cosigned loans to promising students from around the world, recently announced that it has closed on debt financing that “has propelled the firm’s overall lending capacity to over $300 million.” Active funding includes commitments… Read More

France: AMF Urges Retail Investors to Be Vigilant Regarding a “Fraudulent” Investment Offer in Crypto-Assets

The AMF and the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office urge retail investors “to be extremely vigilant regarding Immediate Connect’s fraudulent investment offer in crypto-assets.” Following an initial public warning issued by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) last June, the regulator continues “to receive numerous enquiries… Read More

Crypto Adoption in LatAm: Nubank to Add Polkadot (DOT), Avalanche (AVAX), Stella Lumens (XLM), Arbitrum (ARB), Optimism (OP)

The Nubank (NYSE:NU) Cripto crypto currency trading platform is currently evolving, and is announcing today five new options for Nubank customers. Over the next few weeks, gradually, the user base “will gain access to the digital currencies Polkadot (DOT), Avalanche (AVAX), Stella Lumens (XLM), Arbitrum… Read More

Fintech Trends Survey: 2024 to Center on Digital Transformation within Finance Departments, AI and Real-Time Payments a Priority

AvidXchange, a provider of accounts payable (AP) automation software and payment solutions for middle market businesses and their suppliers, today announced the recent release of a white paper titled, “2024: Anticipating Tomorrow’s Trends.” The report highlights the findings of a September 2023 survey of 500… Read More

20% of European Consumers Willing to Use Financial Services from Travel and Hospitality Providers – Report

The study of 2020 consumers in Germany, posted by Solaris, aimed to unearth consumer attitudes “to taking out financial services from brands in the tourism sector.” Key findings shared by Solaris are as follows: Consumers indicate high levels of confidence and trust towards tourism brands,… Read More

Revolut Head of Financial Crime Warns Consumers to Stay Vigilant Amidst Surging Fraud

Revolut Head of Financial Crime is warning consumers to “stay vigilant amidst surging frauds this sale season as e-commerce scams such as fake websites become increasingly sophisticated.” Revolut’s single use virtual disposable cards, which “protect shoppers’ card details so they are never shared with vendors,… Read More

UK’s Alba Bank Adopts nCino Cloud Banking Platform for SME Lending

nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a key player focused on cloud banking for the global financial services industry, announced that Alba Bank has made a significant step “towards supporting the UK’s small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) by adopting the nCino Cloud Banking Platform.” As a secure… Read More

Fintech Sector Is Undergoing Transformation with Rise of Open Finance, Generative AI, A2A Payments – Report

Juniper Research unveiled recently the 10 trends that are set to radically impact the fintech and payments landscape in 2024, included within its latest whitepaper. The whitepaper found that “the fintech market is undergoing a rapid shift, with the rise of new technologies, such as… Read More

Fintech Firms Could Capture Over 50% of Financial Services Revenue in Next 15 Years, Industry Professional Predicts

Rex Salisbury, partner on the Fintech team at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) and founder of Cambrian, a community at the “white-hot center” of Fintech, says that in the next 15 years, Fintechs could potentially capture more than 50% of financial services revenue. According to… Read More

Consumers Asked to Stay Alert Due to Expected Rise in Fraudulent Activities: Visa Report

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) revealed its Holiday Edition Threats Report, which anticipates heightened scam activity during the holiday season “across both card-present (CP) and card-not-present (CNP) transactions.” The new report identifies popular fraud tactics “expected between November 2023 and January 2024 due to the rapid… Read More

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