Tagged: digital transformation

Global Reinsurance Firm PartnerRe Adopts Digital Solution from iPipeline to Expand International Protection Portfolio

iPipeline, a provider of low code / no code content-enabled digital solutions and services to the financial services sector, reveals that global reinsurance company, PartnerRe, has decided to adopt the iPipeline’s SSG Digital® Platform in order to expand its international protection portfolio. As mentioned in… Read More

Digital Transformation: 365.bank to Use Backbase Engagement Banking Platform and Mambu Cloud Bank Solutions

365.bank has announced that it will be leveraging Backbase’s Engagement Banking platform and Mambu’s Cloud-powered banking platform “to pivot to digital-first banking.” As mentioned in the announcement, 365.bank has chosen Engagement Banking tech provider Backbase in conjunction with Mambu, the SaaS banking platform, in order… Read More

Infosys Finacle and Santander UK Introduce Global Cash Management Solution as Part of Digital Transformation Strategy

Infosys Finacle, which is part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), and Santander UK, recently revealed that they’ve introduced  Santander UK’s global cash management platform as part of the institution’s digital transformation efforts. Santander Global Connect is a newly-developed… Read More

Chicago’s Startup Paro, a Provider of On-Demand Financial Expertise, Secures $25M via Series B

Paro has announced a $25 million Series B funding round. The rapidly-growing startup offers businesses with flexible finance solutions through teams of remote finance professionals in order to help them address problems and support their ongoing growth. Paro, a Chicago-based startup “disrupting” the way firms… Read More

Visa Reports Strong Cashless Payments Adoption in Southeast Asia along with Rise in Online Shopping Post COVID

Visa (NYSE:V) notes in a comprehensive report that the past year and a half has been quite challenging for many individuals and businesses, with the global COVID-19 pandemic “vastly changing the way we live, work and shop.” Visa has released a detailed report in which… Read More

Insurtech: Hong Kong’s Digital Insurance Firm Blue Launches New Outpatient Plan

Hong Kong-based digital life insurance firm Blue has confirmed the launch of its WeMedi Top Up (Outpatient) Protector, which is a top-up outpatient plan offered as part of the digital life insurance market. As noted by its management: “Blue is Hong Kong’s first digital life… Read More

Banking Software Firm Temenos Introduces Next-Gen Digital Banking with its Infinity Micro Apps

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software firm, brings to market the next-gen in virtual banking with Temenos Infinity Micro Apps. Temenos Infinity Micro Apps are now able to provide packaged business capabilities (PBC), for banking platforms to quickly develop customized digital customer experiences by adding… Read More

Digital Transformation: Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform to be Used by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) (TSE: CM), a multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, has entered a multi-year deal to use Microsoft Azure as its main Cloud platform. The partners noted in the announcement that Microsoft Azure should help… Read More

Fintech Sector in Argentina Now Includes Over 300 Firms, Employs 15,000+ Professionals: Report

Argentina’s fast-evolving Fintech sector now includes more than 300 firms that currently employ around 15,000 workers. During this year, the nation’s financial technology ecosystem is expected to create over 5,600 new roles, which indicates that the Fintech industry is set to experience steady growth and… Read More

BigPay Is Focused on Expanding Operations into Thailand, Following AirAsia’s Acquisition of Gojek’s Thai Division

BigPay is focused on expanding its business operations into Thailand after Airasia’s acquisition of Gojek’s Thailand division via its digital unit in a deal valued at RM208 million (appr. $50 million). This move has been announced ahead of AirAsia‘s plans to offer a Super app… Read More

London’s Hudson Fintech Partners 1066NOW, an Oracle Partner, to Offer Hudson Edge Platform to Financial Institutions

London-headquartered Hudson Fintech, a Capital Markets tech company, has teamed up with 1066NOW, an Oracle Partner, in order to offer the Hudson Edge platform to financial institutions that are currently using Oracle’s suite of products. Through the partnership, 1066NOW’s Banking Integration Application (BIA) will aim… Read More

Digital Banking: MENA Region’s Capital Bank Group Selects Codebase Technologies to Deploy Virtual Banks in Jordan, Iraq

Capital Bank Group has reportedly chosen open API banking solutions provider Codebase Technologies in order to develop and deploy its first all-digital banking platforms in Jordan and Iraq. Through the partnership, Capital Bank Group will aim to deliver its digital bank offering to its retail… Read More

Virtual Banking: Bank Negara Malaysia Receives 29 Digital Banking License Applications, Up to 5 Will be Issued

Bank Negara Malaysia, the nation’s reserve bank, recently revealed that it received 29 different applications for a virtual bank license under the Financial Services Act 2013 and the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013. This has come after a 6-month application period, which came to an… Read More

Credit and Prepaid Card Issuer Cornèr Bank Group Reaches Key Digital Transformation Milestone by Transitioning to Improved Platform

Cornèr Bank Group, an established issuer of credit and prepaid cards to individuals and companies across Europe, has reportedly reached a key milestone in its digital transformation efforts by successfully migrating its card portfolios across all products and markets to an advanced and more consolidated… Read More

IT Solution Provider Trifork Partners Cloud enabled Core Banking Tech Firm ModularBank

Trifork, a next-gen IT solutions provider, and Modularbank, a Cloud-enabled Core banking tech firm, have agreed to an integration partnership, solidifying both firms’ banking and Fintech product offerings. As banking continues its rapid digital transformation from physical branches to all-digital platforms (a trend accelerated by… Read More

Fintech focused Mouro Capital Joins Mexico’s Digital Freight Forwarder Nowports $16M Series A

Mouro Capital, a VC fund that’s mainly focused on Fintech companies and related businesses and backed by Banco Santander (BME: SAN), has reportedly joined Mexico’s digital freight forwarder Nowports’ $16 million Series A round. Nowports is notably Mouro Capital’s first investment in the logistics sector, an… Read More

Pakistan’s UBL Recruits Temenos, National Data Consultant on Digital Journey

Pakistani digital bank UBL is partnering with Temenos and National Data Consultant to produce an omnichannel digital online banking platform digital banking solution. It builds upon UBL’s launch earlier this year of the Islamic Digital Account and UBL Pay, which allows customers to use phones… Read More

Real Assets Fundraising has been Lagging, but Digital Infrastructure Emerges as Red-Hot Sub Strategy: Report

Real asset fundraising figures have “lagged recently,” with fundraising during the past 4 quarters reaching its lowest levels since “late 2012,” according to a new report from Pitchbook. As noted in the report from Pitchbook, infrastructure has managed to continue attracting considerable funding, meanwhile, the… Read More

Blockchain based Digital Identity Solution, Connect ID, from Australia’s eftpos Group to Serve as New Fintech Unit

Australia-based eftpos Group has introduced its new digital identity solution that will serve as a standalone Fintech division. The new initiative, called Connect ID and created with assistance from SecureKey, is currently live, with the stated goal of making it simpler for consumers in Australia… Read More

Jessica DiRubio: Chief Revenue Officer at AppBrilliance Says Future of Payments will be Open, Innovative, Secure

We recently caught up with Jessica DiRubio, the Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Partnerships at AppBrilliance, an Austin-based payments technology firm. AppBrilliance aims to power and support true, real-time non-custodial Open Payments and Banking services in the United States. The company enables businesses to… Read More

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