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Fintech Plaid Adds Partners to Payment Partner Ecosystem to Enable the Digital Commerce in Europe

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Plaid, an international open finance data network and payments platform, is announcing an expansion of its Payment Partner Ecosystem in order to include three European partnerships – Primer, UniPaas and NoFrixion. As a result, more vendors and merchants can “leverage open banking in order to… Read More

Embedded Finance: Sonovate Offers New Platform

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Digital lender Sonovate, a firm that provides invoice finance and technology services, has announced a new embedded finance offering providing cloud-based, lending APIs. Sonovate states that its “enterprise-grade” invoice platform can provide instant funding decisions, increased automation, enhanced reporting, and more for businesses that utilize… Read More

Evolve Bank and Trust, Bond to Provide Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Solutions

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Evolve Bank & Trust and Bond Financial Technologies, Inc. are pushing the boundaries of embedded finance “to bring innovation to companies that want to offer financial products to their customers.” Evolve and Bond enable entrepreneurs “to build and launch innovative financial solutions at scale.” Hank… Read More

Cross River Teams Up with Fintech Revolut to Offer Affordable Access to Credit

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Cross River Bank, a tech infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, recently announced that it has teamed up with Revolut, an international financial superapp with more than 18 million customers worldwide, “to build and scale Revolut’s business in the U.S. leveraging Cross River’s technology… Read More

ADGM Partners with Finastra for International Fintech Hackathon ‘Hack to the Future 4’

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ADGM will offer participants access to its Digital Lab, which is a “neutral” and “secure” digital environment where Fintech products and services may be tested The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial center, has teamed up with financial software firm Finastra for its… Read More

Fintech Adyen Expands Beyond Payments, Introduces Embedded Financial Products

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Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the international financial tech platform of choice for major businesses, has announced its expansion beyond payments in order to build embedded financial products. As noted in the update from Adyen, these products will “enable platforms and marketplaces to create tailored financial experiences… Read More

Banking as a Service (BaaS) Continues to Gain Steady Momentum: Report

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Finastra recently published a market assessment report, titled “Banking as a Service: Outlook 2022 | Paving the way for Embedded Finance.” The research canvassed the opinions of 1,600 senior industry executives, “exploring the opportunities presented by Banking as a Service (BaaS) – to provide retail… Read More

Alviere, Coinbase Enter Coinbase Prime Partnership to Allow Brands to Offer Crypto Exchange

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  Alviere, the international embedded Fintech that enables “any brand” to deliver a full suite of financial products and services to clients, fans and employees, has announced a partnership with Coinbase Prime, a service of Coinbase Global Inc. (NASDAQ: COIN), in order to offer cryptocurrency… Read More

UK’s MarketFinance Explains How they Work with B2B Marketplaces to Provide Payment, Credit Options

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When one of the most prominent firms, Andreessen Horowitz, proclaimed in January 2020 that “every company will be a fintech company”, it “spurred a big debate,” according to the team at UK’s MarketFinance. How much should software platforms “build their own solutions, versus embedding third… Read More

Parpera, Railspay Introduce Embedded Finance Business Debit Card in Australia

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Parpera, a money management platform for sole traders, freelancers, and startup founders, has launched Australia’s “first” embedded finance business experience “using a debit card linked directly to deposit accounts,” in partnership with Railspay (the Australian arm of Railsbank) and Volt. The Parpera Business Debit Mastercard… Read More

Embedded Finance Fintech Zai Appoints Former ANZ Executive Sanjeev Kumar as Chief Product Officer

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Zai, an international Fintech firm offering embedded finance orchestration, has confirmed the appointment of Sanjeev Kumar as the new Global Chief Product Officer. Based in Zai’s Singapore business offices, Sanjeev will responsible for supporting Zai’s product strategy internationally, including market expansion, research and design. He… Read More

mmob, an Embedded Finance Provider, Raises £5 Million Seed Round

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mmob, a UK-based embedded finance provider, has raised £5 million in seed funding, according to a statement by the company. Founded in 2020, mmob is led by founder and CEO, Irfan Khan. mmob reports that a group of angel investors, as well as HNW individuals… Read More

Alviere, AutoPlayPlus Unite to Drive Loyalty for Car Buyers

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Alviere, an embedded finance technology platform, this week announced that AutoPayPlus, an automated loan payment service, has become its first auto industry client. AutoPayPlus offers car buyers and other consumers flexible payment options matched to their paychecks, which leads to better budgeting, prevents late fees,… Read More

Shift4 Acquires Finaro, The Giving Block to Grow Unified Commerce Platform

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Shift4, a provider of integrated payment and technology solutions, this week announced it will acquire both Finaro, a cross-border e-commerce payments provider with a large European presence, and The Giving Block, which specializes in cryptocurrency fundraising for nonprofits. These acquisitions position the company to pursue a multi-trillion-dollar… Read More

Embedded Finance: UK’s MarketFinance Explains How to Enhance Customer Experience on B2B Platforms

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UK-based MarketFinance notes that while consumer apps have undergone major digital transformation over the past decade, many B2B experiences have “remained largely offline and clunky.” MarketFinance writes in a blog post that they have “grown used to consumer experiences being unlocked with a few taps,… Read More

Fintech iwoca Reveals How Addressing Inefficiencies with B2B Payments May “Unlock Cash” for SMBs

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European Fintech iwoca reveals that a new B2B payments solution is bringing together instant payments, free transactions and flexible financing “to address cash flow problems for both buyers and suppliers.” As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, online Fintech firm iwoca has noted… Read More

Live Oak Bank Focuses Energy on Embedded Finance

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Live Oak Bank, a subsidiary of Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOB), is focusing more energy on embedded finance services. According to a release, the digital platform has selected Jake Tupa to lead the organization’s embedded banking efforts. Tupa will report to Live Oak’s EVP of Corporate… Read More

Stitch, a Fintech Focused on Financial Infrastructure, Acquires $21M via Series A

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Stitch is building the financial infrastructure to support Africa’s Fintech industry. Stitch has raised $21 million via an investment round led by The Spruce House Partnership, along with contributions from PayPal Ventures, TrueLayer, firstminute capital, The Raba Partnership, CRE Venture Capital, Village Global, Zinal Growth… Read More

London’s BaaS Fintech Railsbank Is Reportedly Planning to Acquire $100M in Capital

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London-headquartered Fintech Railsbank, which provides virtual banking services, is approaching Unicorn status (valued at $1 billion or more), Sky News confirmed on Friday (February 4, 2022). The UK-based Fintech firm recently acquired certain assets of Wirecard, the collapsed and fraudulent German payments firm. As mentioned… Read More

BNPL: Railsbank to Drive Transformative Changes in Buy Now Pay Later Market

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Embedded finance experiences platform Railsbank has driven a stake into the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) market by “giving retailers a greater share of the spoils.” Current BNPL providers brand their own offerings which “take the customer away from the original retailer’s website and onto… Read More

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