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Bakkt App allows Users to Pay with Crypto: Digital Wallet Can be Used at Starbucks, Best Buy, Choice Hotels and More

Bakkt Holdings, LLC, a U.S.-based digital asset marketplace, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Bakkt App. According to Bakkt, the Bakkt App is a digital wallet that brings Bitcoin and other forms of digital assets into one platform. “The Bakkt App gives consumers the power to use… Read More

Insurance Digital Wallet & Loyalty Startup Marble Opens Platform For Any U.S. Policyholder

  Marble, a U.S.-based digital wallet and loyalty platform for insurance, announced on Tuesday it is dropping its waitlist and opening its platform to any U.S. policyholder. The launch comes less than two months after Marble raises $2.5 million through its seed financing round.  Founded… Read More

Malaysian Digital Wallet Provider Boost Joins PayNet Real-Time Retail Payment Platform

Digital wallet provider Boost recently revealed that it’s now a part of the PayNet Real Time Retail Payment Platform (RPP). Boost confirmed that it will be adopting DuitNow QR (beginning on March 26, 2021). DuitNow QR is the national QR code standard used in Malaysia…. Read More

Indonesian Online Wallet Platform LinkAja Selects Indian Software Firm PureSoftware’s Arttha Digital Payments Suite

Indonesia’s digital wallet platform LinkAja has chosen Indian software firm PureSoftware’s Arttha digital payments suite which will be powering the wallet provider’s core systems. The move is said to be consistent with LinkAja’s goal to further expand and strengthen its market presence as a payment… Read More

MicroWorkers Integrates with Ontology’s ONTO Digital Wallet to Facilitate Additional Payment Options for Workers

MicroWorkers has integrated Ontology’s ONTO wallet in order to facilitate additional payment options for workers. MicroWorkers’ integration of ONTO wallet completes the latest phase in their joint venture with the Ontology development team. Through the partnership, MicroWorkers plans to continue to promote users’ access to… Read More

Cash App from Square, Venmo from PayPal are Benefiting from Increased Use of Digital Wallets by Millennials, Analysts Explains

Catherine Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO of ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management company that managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, recently commented on Fintech industry developments and shared her views regarding future growth opportunities. Wood, who previously worked at Jennison… Read More

Insurance Digital Wallet & Loyalty Platform Marble Scores $2.5 Million Through Latest Seed Financing Round

Marble, a U.S.-based digital wallet and loyalty platform for insurance, announced on Wednesday it raised $2.5 million through its seed financing round. The company’s investors include IA Capital Group, MS&AD Ventures, Reciprocal Ventures, Fintech Ventures Fund, The Takoma Group, and HU Investments. Founded and launched in… Read More

Singapore Insurtech CXA Group to Sell Brokerage Division, will Focus on SaaS Platform and Global Expansion

Singapore-headquartered Insurtech firm CXA Group has reportedly decided to restructure its operations by selling off its brokerage division so that it can focus on the development and global expansion of its enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. CXA stated that it will be selling its brokerage business… Read More

New Money Market Mutual Fund Is Being Offered via Indonesia’s OVO Mobile App through Partnership with Local Firms

Indonesian digital wallet provider OVO has teamed up with Manulife Aset Manajemen Indonesia (MAMI) and its partner Bareksa in order to introduce an instant redemption mutual fund. OVO stated that the new offering is the first of its kind in the Southeast Asian country. The… Read More

Ant Group and CIMB Owned Online Wallet Provider TNG Digital Is Reportedly Planning to Secure $150M to Support Expansion Efforts

TNG Digital, the digital wallet provider that was launched via a joint initiative between CIMB Bank and China’s Ant Financial (now Ant Group), is reportedly planning to secure $150 million in capital according to a recent report from Reuters. The Malaysian digital wallet operator, owned… Read More

Vietnam’s Digital Wallet MoMo Acquires $100 Million in Capital via Series D Round led by Goodwater, Warburg Fincus

Vietnam’s digital wallet provider MoMo reveals that it has secured $100 million in capital via its Series D funding round, which was co-led by Goodwater, a Silicon Valley-based fund, and Warburg Pincus. New investors also made contributions to MoMo’s investment round, including Kora Management and… Read More

Fintech Firms in Indonesia Attracted Substantial Funding throughout 2020 Along with Digital Commerce and SaaS Platforms: Report

Indonesia-based Fintech platforms and services have continued to receive substantial investments despite the COVID outbreak. These Fintechs have acquired a significant portion of the total funds invested in Indonesian startups throughout 2020. According to reports, Fintechs in the country have acquired more capital than software-as-a-service… Read More

Qatar based Fintech CWallet, which Will Offer Payroll and Remittance Payments Options, Secures $220,000 in Pre-Seed Funding

Qatar-based Fintech firm Cwallet has finalized a $220,000 pre-seed investment round from its founders and MBK Holding, the company’s CEO has confirmed. Michael Javier, who’s also Co-founder at Cwallet, noted that the Fintech company is now working cooperatively with the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) in… Read More

Indonesian Tech Giant Gojek has Reportedly Paid Nearly $160 Million for Shares in Indonesian Bank Jago as Part of Major Fintech Deal

Indonesian tech giant has reportedly paid around $159.5 million for shares in an Indonesian bank (PT Bank Jago) – which is part of a major Fintech deal. Gojek is competing with ride-hailing app provider Grab which is also focused on establishing regional Fintech services. Gojek… Read More

Fintech JazzyPay Partners Digital Wallet Provider GCash to Offer Cashless Payments Options to Essential Businesses in the Philippines

Fintech firm JazzyPay, which is based in the Philippines, has teamed up with digital wallet provider GCash in order to offer cashless payment options to essential service providers in the country. The GCash payments platform has been integrated into JazzyPay’s PCI DSS Level 1 compliant… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Announces that Non-Bank Financial Institutitions May Access Retail Payments Infrastructure

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s reserve bank and financial regulator, has revealed that eligible non-bank financial institutions (NFIs) will be able to gain direct access to the banking system’s retail payments infrastructure starting from February of next year. NFIs that are authorized to… Read More

Coinbase CEO Expresses Concerns About Potential New Regulations for Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets

Brian Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO at Coinbase, the leading US-based digital asset exchange, notes that this past week, the company heard rumors that the U.S. Treasury and Secretary Mnuchin had been planning to “rush out” some new regulations for self-hosted cryptocurrency wallets  – which would… Read More

Chainalysis Explains Why Authorities Must Look Beyond Direct Counterparties to Understand Risks Associated with Crypto Addresses

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain research firm, says that the best way to assess or determine the risk of a virtual currency address or group of associated addresses (e.g., like a wallet) is to analyze all the other addresses with which it has conducted transactions. According… Read More

Viva Wallet Bring Google Pay to Customers in 18 Countries

European fintech Viva Wallet recently announced it has bought Google Pay to customers in 18 countries. The company previously announced the service was being offered for customers in 11 countries. On October 27th, the service became available in Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,… Read More

Tel Aviv based Fintech Fuse.io Partners with Ramp to Make it Easier to Buy Cryptocurrencies using Fiat Directly Via Fuse Wallet

The development team at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” recently partnered with Ramp in order to “ease the onboarding process” of… Read More

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