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BaaS Fintech Swan Secures €16M via Series A led by Accel

eFounders-formed Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Fintech Swan has secured €16 million in funding via a Series A round that was led by Accel. Swan’s latest investment round has come about a year after the Fintech firm finalized its seed round. The company claims that it now has… Read More

COTI Introduces Bank Accounts and Visa Debit Cards

COTI is pleased to confirm that its Visa debit cards and bank account are accessible to the public. With assistance from Simplex, both of these financial tools should help with addressing “economic inequality.” As noted in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, COTI aims to… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Now Live in 13 EU Nations, Company Continues to Expand, Add New Features

Digital bank Revolut notes that if you’re looking for more security and more innovative products, then you should consider joining their platform. Revolut Bank is currently live in 13 European Union nations and they continue adding new countries to the list, the Fintech Unicorn confirmed… Read More

Wirex Unveils Mastercard Debit Card & New Rewards Program

Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Tuesday the launch of its multicurrency Mastercard debit card in the UK and EEA, as well as its new rewards program, X-tras, across the globe. Wirex reported that after reaching 75,000 people on the waitlist for the new card,… Read More

Online Payments Platform Skrill Launches Withdrawal Feature in Europe Economic Area Countries

Skrill, an online payments platform, announced on Tuesday its withdrawal feature is now live in European Economic Area (EEA) countries. As previously reported, Skrill provides digital payment solutions to consumers and businesses around the world. The company is headquartered in the UK and has offices… Read More

API-first Banking as a Service Provider OpenPayd Enables SEPA Digital Payment Scheme for Fintech Service Providers

OpenPayd, an established API-based banking-as-a-service (BaaS) provider, has upgraded its payments functionality and capabilities by enabling direct access to the SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) payment scheme. The integration will allow OpenPayd’s business clients, which mainly includes online or digital marketplaces, merchant acquirers and other… Read More

Financial Giant Standard Chartered Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)

Banking giant Standard Chartered has reportedly joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a global standards organization that outlines the specifications for developing large-scale, interoperable blockchain platforms. The EEA is planning to conduct further research and development (R&D) into the latest trends involving distributed ledger technology… Read More

Microsoft and Intel Are Backing a Token Rewards System Developed By Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) are supporting a new token reward system developed by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a standards organization that creates open, blockchain specifications that enhance interoperability for businesses. The EEA is one of the world’s largest blockchain consortiums with… Read More

Blockchain Brief: TenX Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Blockchain platform TenX has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts. Building upon the leading smart contract supporting blockchain… Read More

Law Firm Perkins Coie Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Legal Industry Working Group

More and more law firms are recognizing the importance of cryptocurrency and the potential of blockchain technology. Perkins Coie, a Seattle based law firm that is 100+ years old, has announced its inclusion in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) Legal Industry Working Group. Perkins Coie’s Blockchain… Read More

EU Parliament’s Draft of New Prospectus Directive Meets Crowdfunding Sector Demands

  Earlier this year, the crowdfunding sector represented by the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) the UK Crowdfunding Association, Financement Participatif France and Nederland Crowdfunding had called on the Parliament and the European Council to be very ambitious with the planned revision of the Prospectus Directive…. Read More

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