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UK’s PensionBee Now has More than 100,000 Invested Customers

Online pension provider, PensionBee (LON:PBEE) reveals that they now have more than 100,000 invested customers. We're pleased to announce that PensionBee now has over 100,000 Invested Customers! 🎉💛 pic.twitter.com/T3Ya2Ej1JE — PensionBee (@pensionbee) October 21, 2021 As previously reported, PensionBee is a leading online pension provider, helping… Read More

EstateGuru Finances 95 Loans Worth €21.2M in September 2021

EstateGuru, a property-backed loan marketplace catering to retail investors, notes that in September 2021, they came very close to “breaking the record set in March 2021, financing 95 loans worth a total of €21.2 million.” The team at EstateGuru writes in a blog post that… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Portfolio Performance Maintaining Course Despite Moderate Decline

After a “positive jump” in the Bondora portfolio during the month of August 2021, originations had slightly lower return rates “as a whole in September.” European P2P lender Bondora also mentioned that originations still “show good returns when compared to their target rates.” Here are… Read More

Transact Payments Achieves Nearly 4x Growth in Just 4 Years

Transact Payments Limited, a provider of European BIN sponsorship and modular payment, debit, credit and prepaid services, reveals that it has experienced 380% growth in settlement volumes (EUR €) “from 2017/18 to 2020/21 across its expanding client base.” As mentioned in an update shared with… Read More

P2P Lender Robocash Reports 11x YoY Increase in Secondary Market Transactions

The team at P2P lender Robo.cash notes that the popularization of the secondary market in the European markets has surged considerably this year, exceeding the activity in 2020. As for Robo.cash, every month since 2020, the volume of secondary market transactions has “grown by an… Read More

Fintech Klarna Acquires Inspirock, Bringing Travel Planning to its Consumers

Klarna, a global retail bank, payments and shopping service, is bringing its signature experience to the travel sector with the acquisition of Inspirock, an online trip planner that enables consumers to explore a destination’s offerings and “create personalized itineraries utilizing local expertise and artificial intelligence.”… Read More

UK’s Accelar Establishes Impact Hub to Promote Nature-Positive Project Investment

Accelar has introduced a Nature Finance Impact Hub, which aims to boost market confidence in nature-positive initiatives, by isolating their key financial and environmental benefits. A strategy and sustainability consultancy, Accelar’s main business and goal is to assist with promoting the clean growth transition by… Read More

London based Fintech VALK Surges to $4B in Deals via Platform During Past Year

Over 70 financial institutions have reportedly worked with Valk‘s digital transaction and tokenization platform this year. Private market digital platform VALK says that it is “building for expansion after achieving over $4 billion in assets and deals managed on its platform in a year” as… Read More

Mastercard Teams Up with Demica to Support Improved Access to Working Capital Solutions

Payment solutions provider Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has entered into a partnership agreement with Demica in order to introduce a supply chain finance capability within Track Business Payment Service (Track BPS). This should enable improved access to “flexible working capital for buyers and suppliers.” As mentioned… Read More

Bond Financial Technologies, Inc. Expands Into Embedded Credit

Bond Financial Technologies, Inc., the enterprise-grade platform for embedded finance, announces the availability of its new product, Bond Embedded Credit. Clients are able to build and deploy personalized credit products via a single integration, including underwriting, risk management, servicing, and compliance. Embedded Credit, along with… Read More

Barclays to Enhance Compliance with Assistance from Regtech Firm Clausematch

Barclays has introduced automated policy management and compliance tech from Regtech firm Clausematch to 90,000 workers across the globe. We're excited to share that @Clausematch #PolicyPortal is now streamlining compliance for all @Barclays employees globally! The rollout of the Portal is the culmination of a… Read More

Digital Banking: BBVA Group Launches All-Digital Retail Bank in Italy

The BBVA Group is launching an all-digital retail banking in Italy, with a “unique” value proposition and customer experience. BBVA is entering the Italian market with free digital banking; “one of the most secure cards in the world – as there are no printed numbers… Read More

Resistance AI, an SaaS enabled AI and Machine Learning Security Firm, Finalizes $16.6M Series A

Resistant AI, a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-enabled AI and machine learning security firm that aims to protect automated financial systems from manipulation, fraudulent activities and financial crime, has acquired $16.6 million in capital via a Series A round. GV (previously Google Ventures) has reportedly led Resistance AI’s… Read More

Financial Services Firm Bling Card Requests Treezor to Create Pocket Money App for Kids, Teens

Bling Card has teamed up with SocGen-owned banking-as-a-service (BaaS) firm Treezor in order create a prepaid pocket money card and financial education app for children in Germany. With the Bling Card, kids and teenagers are able pay independently and securely at merchant outlets in Germany…. Read More

Swedish Fintech Dreams Appoints Stefan Krafft as VP of B2B Marketing

Swedish Fintech firm Dreams has appointed Stefan Krafft as its new VP of B2B Marketing to support the next phase of international expansion Dreams, the financial wellbeing platform and leader in engagement banking solutions, notes in a release shared with CI that Krafft will focus… Read More

Payments Fintech Square Introduces Subscription based Tools for UK based Companies

Financial services and digital payments company Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has introduced subscription-based tools in the United Kingdom — Square Marketing and Square Loyalty — in order to help companies with expanding their sales. Following the announcement, shares of the firm appreciated marginally on Wednesday… Read More

Virgin Money Enters Climate Change Agreement with Hometrack

Virgin Money has reportedly entered a contract with Hometrack in order to gain insight into the potential impact of climate change on its portfolio. Building on their business relationship, Virgin Money will aim to benefit from Hometrack’s Climate Change Risk analysis, which is offered via… Read More

Over £65M Returned to Investors by UK’s Prime Property Finance Platform CapitalRise

Dedicated prime property investment platform CapitalRise announced on October 19, 2021 that it has now returned £66m in capital and returns to investors, “maintaining its unblemished track record of no investment losses or investment defaults since inception.” Of the total £66 million in redemptions, over… Read More

TietoEVRY Unveils New Business Strategy with Focus on Cloud Solutions, Financial Services

TietoEVRY is announcing its new strategy to promote better customer value and growth via specialization. The technology industry is being transformed with the Cloud as the foundation, offering expansion opportunities for the firm. Expansion will mainly focus on Cloud-native services, data & software engineering and… Read More

Netherlands based Virtual Bank Fibr Launches Operations to Support SME Lending Across European Markets

FIBR, the connected virtual banking platform, has launched so that it can serve European SMEs, by combining the stability of a bank with the agility and technology of a Fintech service provider. Based in the Netherlands, FIBR is focused on lending to European SMEs. The… Read More

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