Tagged: emi

India’s ICICI Bank Launches All-Digital Mode of Payment that Will Support Flexible Purchasing Plans

India-based banking group ICICI Bank has launched an all-digital mode of payment at major retail stores. Referred to as the “ICICI Bank Cardless EMI” (Equated Monthly Instalments), the facility allows thousands of the bank’s pre-approved customers to purchase their favorite gadgets or home appliances simply… Read More

Indian Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney to Offer Affordable Payment Options to Consumers Buying Apple Products

Lizzie Chapman, CEO and Co-Founder at ZestMoney, which claims to be one of India’s fastest-growing Fintech businesses, has confirmed that the company has teamed up with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)  to “drive affordability” in India. Chapman noted: “Until now Apple products were relatively unaffordable for the mass… Read More

Indian Pay Later Solutions Experience 50% YoY Increase in Equated Monthly Transactions during Checkout on Amazon, Flipkart

Lizzie Chapman, CEO and Co-Founder at ZestMoney, which claims to be one of the largest and fastest-growing Fintech firms in India, notes that as the festive season begins in India, the company has seen a significant increase in demand for online “affordability” solutions from its… Read More

Update: Ziglu’s Seedrs Round Now Nearing £2.4 Million Raised

Less than two weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, FCA authorized e-Money Institution Ziglu has successfully secured nearly £2.4 million from more than 800 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2018 by former Starling Bank CTO Mark Hipperson, Ziglu states it has built a… Read More

Ziglu Zooms to Over £1 Million on Seedrs in Just 3 Hours

FCA authorized e-Money Institution Ziglu kicked off a crowdfunding round on Seedrs today and quickly topped its £1 million goal. The offering is live for up to 40 more days. According to the offering page, Ziglu is selling equity in the company at a pre-money… Read More

IT Provider for EMI and Banks Slams Open Banking Rules in EU: “It Doesn’t Work,” Calls it a “Flop”

Open Banking, a concept that is widely discussed but understood by relatively few, is an attempt to enable customers to control their own data while requiring financial services to allow access to this data, when approved, to foster a more robust and competitive financial services… Read More

Singapore Based Fintech Nium Recieves UK Electronic Money Institution License

Nium, a Fintech payments platform, has received an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to issue e-money and provide cross-border digital payment services in the UK. Nium, based in Singapore, currently offers services in many different countries and reports… Read More

Billion Dollar DeFi Protocol Aave Awarded Electronic Money Institution License by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

The Aave protocol, an open-source and non-custodial DeFi protocol to earn interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, has been awarded an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license by the UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Aave Ltd received… Read More

Open Letter to PM Seeks to Boost Enterprise Management Incentive Cap to £100 Million in Effort to Boost UK Startups & Entrepreneurship

Earlier this month, Innovate Finance CEO Charlotte Crosswell delivered an Open Letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) be updated to a cap of £100 million from the current £30 million. Simultaneously, the missive asked the government to increase… Read More

Pakistan Introduces Cryptocurrency Regulations at State Bank Ceremony

Pakistan legislators introduced proposed laws to regulate Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) at a ceremony held at State Bank of Pakistan offices Monday in Islamabad, The Tribune reports. The rules were reportedly created at the behest of the country’s Financial Action Task Force and are intended to… Read More

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