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JP Morgan Introduces Cross-Border Liquidity Solution in Saudi Arabia

JP Morgan Payments has introduced a cross-border liquidity solution in Saudi Arabia, enabling customers to connect to liquidity pools in London and other cities across the globe. The service will aim to offer clients with a pipeline to link their balances to liquidity structures globally…. Read More

GBST Extends Novia Financial Tech Partnership

GBST has extended its technology partnership with Novia Financial, its “longest-standing” UK client. Following a contract renewal, GBST will “continue to provide Novia’s core technology system via its award-winning Composer platform.” The agreement “extends the long-term relationship, which began in 2008 when Novia first launched… Read More

Fintech Revolut Adds Stripe to Support International Expansion Efforts

Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, announced that Revolut will use Stripe “to support payments in the UK and Europe and accelerate its expansion into new markets.” Founded in 2015, Revolut has rapidly “become one of Europe’s great fintech success stories.” After launching in… Read More

Global Blockchain Business Council and Global Digital Finance Announce Merger

Global Blockchain Business Council – the international industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem – has announced a merger with market standards association for the adoption of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, Global Digital Finance (GDF). The merger sees the two organizations “join their respective resources,… Read More

Trade Surveillance Firm Eventus Systems Appoints Nick Wallis as MD, EMEA

Eventus Systems, Inc., an international provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, has announced that Nick Wallis has just joined as MD for the Europe, EMEA region – “leading the fast-growing company’s sales efforts in the region.” Wallis has extensive experience “in… Read More

Unstoppable Domains to Expand Operations into Europe, Asia with Assistance from New Hires

Unstoppable Domains, the platform for “user-controlled” digital identity on Web3 with 2 million registered NFT domains, recently announced two key hires to lead the firm’s global expansion efforts in Europe and Asia. Sajjad Rehman joins Unstoppable Domains as its new Head of Europe, “leaving his… Read More

nCino, a Provider of Cloud Banking Services, Establishes Offices in Spain and France

nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a “pioneer” in Cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the financial services sector, has solidified its presence in EMEA by opening entities in Spain and France “to advance digital transformation of financial institutions in the region.” The new business entities… Read More

Regtech Trulioo Expands Digital Identity Verification Services in EMEA Region

Trulioo announced that it now provides coverage in Greece and Israel via Trulioo GlobalGateway, the global identity verification platform. With GlobalGateway, organizations operating in these two nations may now “perform identity checks on consumers that support regional Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)… Read More

Royal Park Partners, a Financial Advisor to Fintech Sector, Expands Leadership Team

Royal Park Partners, which claims to be one of the leading financial advisors to the Fintech sector, recently announced that it is expanding its leadership team following a year of steady growth. Abhimanyu Toor and John Clark will reportedly join co-founder Aman Behzad as Managing… Read More

Citi Announces that it Will Transform EMEA Headquarters in “Major” London Refurbishment

  Citi (NYSE: C) has announced its intent to transform its London head offices, home to its UK and EMEA operations. The refurbishment of the Citi Tower in Canary Wharf will create a new workplace for the future, incorporating the latest tech and the “highest… Read More

Fintech Firm WEX Expands Exec Team with Appointments of New COO and Chief Digital Officer

WEX (NYSE: WEX), a financial technology service provider,  announced two additions to its executive leadership team: Karen Stroup as Chief Digital Officer, and Carlos Carriedo as Chief Operating Officer, International. Stroup and Carriedo are responsible for overseeing WEX’s operations in Europe, the EMEA and Asia… Read More

Fintech MODIFI Acquires $145M to Support Global SME Trade Among Supply Chain Challenges

Global Fintech firm MODIFI has announced $145 million in debt financing with existing bank partners Silicon Valley Bank and Solarisbank. The proceeds will be channeled towards addressing rising demand and help more SMEs with trading internationally on MODIFI’s digital platform. The COVID-19 outbreak has “negatively… Read More

Malaysian Financial Services Conglomerate, KIF, Selects Temenos Banking Cloud for its Lending Business

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software firm, has confirmed that KAF, a diversified financial services conglomerate in Malaysia, has chosen the Temenos Banking Cloud to introduce a digital lending business. KAF will reportedly be using Temenos Banking Services for handling retail loans and Islamic financing… Read More

POS Terminal Solutions Provider, PAX Technology, Appoints Andrea Zucchiatti as Chief Product, Services Officer for EMEA

PAX Technology, a major provider of point-of-sale terminal solutions, is pleased to confirm the appointment of Andrea Zucchiatti as Chief Product and Services Officer for the EMEA region. As mentioned in the announcement, Andrea will leverage his extensive knowledge of the payments sector, his expertise… Read More

Morgan Stanley Is Expanding its Multicultural Innovation Lab across EMEA Region

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has reportedly agreed to a £1 million investment in order to further expand its Multicultural Innovation Lab across Europe, Middle East and other areas. Initially introduced in the US back in 2017, the Lab aims to serve as an accelerator program… Read More

Eventus Systems, a Multi-Asset Class Trade Surveillance and Market Risk Solutions Provider, Makes Key Appointments

Eventus Systems, Inc., an international provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, reveals that it has made several key appointments in Europe as part of the company’s growth in the region and globally. Bringing considerable experience into the new roles are Ollie… Read More

PAX Technology, a Payment Terminal Provider, Unveils European Launch of M30, M50 Android PayPhones

PAX Technology, a leading payment terminal solutions provider, has unveiled the European launch of the M30 & M50 Android PayPhones (at the payment industry’s Money20/20 event in Holland on 21-23 September 2021). The M-series PayPhones are the “first-ever” smartphones with inbuilt point of sale (PoS)… Read More

Global Fintech Investment Activity Recovered Strongly in H2 2020 after COVID-related Slowdown, $105B Raised via 2,861 Deals

Pulse of Fintech H2’20, a bi-annual report on international Fintech investment developments released by KPMG, notes that global Fintech funding across mergers-and-acquisitions (M&A), private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) stood at $105 billion across 2,861 different deals in 2020. This was reportedly the third-highest… Read More

Australian Stock Exchange Listed Fintech EML Payment Plans to Reduce the Use of Plastic Cards by 50%, Globally

Fintech firm EML Payment Ltd (ASX: EML) aims to significantly reduce plastic consumption by the weight of 56 elephants, 10 humpback whales, 1,250 lions, and the height of 5,000 giraffes across the company’s global portfolio within the next three years. EML’s “Change for Good” Initiative… Read More

Neobanks can Provide Same Financial Services as Incumbents for a Third of the Cost, Fintech Executive Explains

The Fintech sector continues to attract significant investments across the Middle East and Europe. However, the world is currently trying to cope with the socio-economic challenges created by the deadly COVID-19 outbreak. Competition in the Fintech space has been increasing steadily, with many new startups… Read More

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