Tagged: digitalization

Fidelity Bank Upgrades Self-Service Network with Diebold ATMs

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), an international leader in supporting connected commerce for the banking and retail sectors, reveals that Fidelity Bank will be replacing its self-service network with DN SeriesTM ATMs, updating to the latest technology. As mentioned in a release, the new Windows 10… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Working Capital Fintech Demica Partners with Standard Chartered to Improve Access to Bank’s Supplier Finance Program

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) is teaming up with Demica, a major Fintech focused on working capital solutions, in order to streamline access to the bank’s supplier finance program,  allowing easier enrolment for suppliers via an online portal while providing a seamless experience for the Bank’s… Read More

Branch Closures: Over a Third of Bank of Ireland Physical Branches have Closed Down Permanently

Over a third or more than 30% of Bank of Ireland branches across the nation closed down permanently on Friday (October 8, 2021). As reported by The Journal, clients at 88 physical Bank of Ireland branches across the country had been able to use their… Read More

Mbanq Signs with Temenos to Provide Credit Union-as-a-Service and Accelerate BaaS in US Markets

Silicon Valley-headquartered Mbanq, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider that claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintech firms, has entered into an agreement with Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Open Cloud banking firm, in order to introduce an innovative Credit-Union-as-a Service (CUaaS) offering, and to “accelerate BaaS… Read More

As Alternative Payments Adoption Increases, Banks Must Also Offer Efficient Options: Report

Payments are entering a new “experience-driven” era (Payments 4.X1), “ushered in by an accelerated transformation timeline” because of the Coronavirus crisis and the increasing virtual appetite of clients, according to the World Payments Report 2021 released by Capgemini. As noted in a release: “With the… Read More

Digital Transformation: UK’s Darlington Building Society Selects New Onboarding System Offered by ieDigital

UK-headquartered Darlington Building Society has confirmed the selection of a new onboarding system provided by ieDigital. The building society stated that its updated system will give members the option to open up accounts online in a streamlined manner. It will also offer various self-service options… Read More

Ojamu, a Blockchain or DLT enabled Martech Platform, Secures $1.7M via Private Sale

Singapore-based Ojamu, a blockchain-powered Martech platform, has acquired $1.7 million in capital via an oversubscribed private sale. Ojamu, which is a marketing technology platform that aims to leverage the power of blockchain tech, artificial intelligence, and NFTs to implement digital marketing campaigns for various brands,… Read More

Mambu Teams Up with ModusBox to Support Digital Transformation and Improve Access to Data for Financial Institutions

ModusBox is teaming up with Mambu, the global Fintech platform. Through their partnership, the companies aim to support the next generation of financial institutions in order to challenge the status quo. Mambu and ModusBox intend to bring a combination of domestic and international experiences and… Read More

Fintech Fund Launched by Banking Institutions in Egypt to Support Nationwide Digital Transformation Strategy

Three Egypt-based banking institutions will be establishing a 1 billion Egyptian pound Fintech fund (appr. $63.6 million) in order to offer support to Fintech firms (starting October 2021). The three banking institutions include the National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Banque du Caire, along… Read More

Digital Transformation: First National Bank of Manchester Selects Finsatra’s Core Banking Solution

Finastra revealed on Wednesday (September 29, 2021) that First National Bank of Manchester (FNBM) has chosen Fusion Phoenix as its Core banking solution to “best serve its account holders and grow the bank.” As mentioned in a release, the decision represents “an upgrade from its… Read More

Vottun to Create Payment Service via Spanish Regulatory Sandbox with Assistance from PwC, Stellar Development Foundation

Earlier this year, the Central Bank of Spain (BdE), the Monetary Authority of Spain (Comisión Nacional de Mercados y Valores – CNMV), and Directorate-General for Insurance and Pension Funds (DGSFP) had revealed that that Spanish firm Vottun had been chosen to take part in the… Read More

Citi Launches Dedicated Technology Hub in Bahrain to Support Fintech, Digital Economy Initiatives

Citi (NYSE:C) has introduced a dedicated technology hub in Bahrain in order to develop its digital-first platforms. Citi’s management confirmed on September 27, 2021 (Monday) that they are establishing an international tech hub at their Bahrain offices. According to a report from Reuters, the tech… Read More

Central Bank of Philippines and Local Payments Sector Introduce Digitalization, Financial Inclusion Initiatives

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, and the payment systems sector are preparing to introduce various initiatives that are set to promote payments digitalization and financial inclusion in the Southeast Asian nation. Benjamin E. Diokni, BSP Governor, stated (during… Read More

Switzerland based Digital Identity Firm fidentity Acquires Funding from Spicehaus Venture Fund

Spicehaus says they are pleased to confirm the 10th investment of the Spicehaus Swiss Venture Fund. Fidentity offers automatic online identification of customers (KYC). The software can automatically match a live image or “selfie” with “the corresponding identification document.” Unlike other solutions in the market,… Read More

Fintech Firm Numerated to Offer Digital Lending Platform to Independent Bank

Numerated (NASDAQ: IBCP), the Fintech firm that’s making business banking easier for financial institutions and their customers, reveals that it has teamed up with Independent Bank, a $4.5 billion community bank with over 60 locations across Michigan’s lower peninsula. Through their partnership, Independent Bank will be… Read More

Insurtech Concirrus Introduces Next-Gen Platform for IoT or Internet of Things Enabled Insurance Sector

Insurtech firm Concirrus has introduced its next-gen platform for the (Internet of Things) IoT-enabled insurance sector. This new modular tech offering, which aims to leverage Concirrus’ extensive investment expertise and experience of working within the insurance market, will “allow insurers to accelerate their transition to… Read More

Contactless Biometric Verification Services Added for Pakistan’s Digital Banking, Payments Sector

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has added contactless biometric verification services for the nation’s banking and payments sector, making the Asian nation one of the first in the world to introduce the tech on a State-wide level. As first reported by… Read More

MonetaGo Provides Solution to Address Duplicate Financing Fraud in Global Trade Finance Industry

MonetaGo, a Fintech-focused services provider, reveals that it has created a platform to address financing fraud in the trade finance sector on an international level. The trade finance industry has been impacted by duplicate financing fraud. In these types of cases, companies can acquire financing… Read More

Swiss Fintech CREALOGIX to Provide Digital Hub to Global Banking Platform

For the first time, an international private banking platform has followed the example of St. Galler Kantonalbank and selected the Digital Hub from CREALOGIX in order to support its  digitalization strategy. The rise of innovative Fintech businesses and new types of client support and outreach… Read More

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