Tagged: expansion

Rapyd Announces Fintech Partnership With Visa

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Tuesday it has signed a new agreement with Visa (NYSE: V) to help expand its worldwide business operations. Through the partnership, Rapyd will collaborate with Visa to offer fintech and payment services, in which… Read More

Payoneer Secures E-Money License from Central Bank of Ireland & Opens New Office in Dublin

Digital payments company Payoneer announced on Wednesday it not only opened a new office Dublin, it has also been authorized as an Electronic Money (e-money) institution by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). Payoneer claims its the twelfth company to be granted the license. Founded… Read More

BitGo Expands: Announces New Custodial Entities to Switzerland & Germany

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Monday it is expanding its global presence with new custodial entities in Switzerland and Germany. According to BitGo,  BitGo’s Swiss entity BitGo GmbH is a member of the Financial Services Standards Association (VQF), supervised by the Swiss Financial Market… Read More

U.S. Fintech Galileo Financial Announces Mexico Expansion

Galileo Financial Technologies, a U.S.-based fintech, announced on Thursday it has expanded into Mexico by opening a new office in Mexico City. The expansion news comes just a few months after Galileo secured $77 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by… Read More

UAE Exchange Rebrands to “Unimoni”; Now Seeking to Expand Brand Network & Introduce New Products/Services in Tanzania

UAE Exchange, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced on Tuesday it has rebranded to Unimoni as it seeks to expand its brand network and introduce more products and services in Tanzania. The company reported that this rebranding in Tanzania, in… Read More

Klarna Expands Global Payments Services to Australia

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has expanded its services to Australia. Klarna mobile app, which will be available on iOS and Android devices, will enable users to shop and pay with Klarna at any online retailer. Klarna also reported that it has… Read More

Western Union & La Banque Postale Expand Digital Payments

Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced on Tuesday that it and La Banque Postale, the banking subsidiary of France’s postal services’ operator, La Poste Group, is now planning to expand its digital payments. Western Union reported that the integration of its global cross-border, cross-currency digital money… Read More

UK Fintech Finastra Announces New Office in Israel

UK-based fintech Finastra announced on Monday it has expanded its services by opening a new office in Kfar Saba, just outside Tel Aviv. The company reported that the location will have more than 330 employees and offer more space for the team to grow as the company… Read More

FIS Announces Payment Processing Expansion in Africa

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Friday it has expanded its payment processing in Africa. Through the expansion efforts, FIS will integrate technology from Flutterwave, a U.S.-based payments technology company with operations in Africa, into its Worldpay payment processing platform for… Read More

Open Banking Platform Tink Secures €90 Million Through Latest Investment Round to Support European Expansion

Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Monday it secured €90 million through its latest investment round, which was co-led by Dawn Capital, HMI Capital, and Insight Partners. The latest funding comes less than a year after Tink… Read More

German Insurtech GetSafe Announces UK Expansion

Getsafe, a Germany-based insurtech startup, announced on Thursday it has started its digital contents insurance expansion into the UK. The expansion of services comes less than a year after Getsafe secured $17 million through its Series A funding round, which was notably led by Earlybird… Read More

SoFi Opens New Office in Jacksonville

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Tuesday the opening of its newest office location in Jacksonville, Florida.  According to SoFi, the office is located in the St. Johns Town Center and will fit up to 300 full-time staff, mainly focused on operations functions including member relations,… Read More

Tink Announces Launch in Italy & Portugal

Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Thursday it has launched its service in both Italy and Portugal. As previously reported, Tink provides partners ranging from big banks to individual developers with the technology to securely access financial… Read More

Paysafe Launches Mobile Pay Service in the U.S.

Paysafe Group, a global payments provider, announced on Thursday it has launched its mobile pay service in the U.S. Paysafe reported that the solution was developed following strong interest from US small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in integrating mobile payment apps. Thirty percent of American… Read More

Stripe Announces Launch in Malaysia

Payments platform Stripe announced on Monday it has launched its services in Malaysia. Stripe reported that businesses throughout the country may now easily accept and manage payments, as well as have access to the full Stripe stack, which includes Billing, Connect, Radar and Sigma. “More… Read More

PayRue Announces New Partnership With TokenMarket For European Expansion

PayRue, a European based wallet focusing on exchange, transfer, and storage of cryptocurrencies, announced on Friday it has teamed up with global investment platform TokenMarket to continue its European expansion. PayRue reported that as part of the partnership, it has acquired TokenMarket’s decentralized crypto exchange… Read More

Payment Technology Platform InComm Teams Up With Mizuho Bank to Expand J-Coin Pay in Japan

InComm, a payments technology company, announced on Monday it has partnered with Mizuho Bank to expand its payment service J-Coin Pay to its retail network in Japan. InComm reported that through the partnership, a network of more than 18,000 retail locations, which including pharmacies, supermarkets,… Read More

TransferWise for Banks Makes Debut in the U.S.

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Thursday it has brought TransferWire for Banks to the U.S. TransferWire reported that financial institutions of all sizes may now integrate with TransferWise and offer customers what TransferWire believe is cheaper, faster, transparent payments to more than… Read More

Lendio Set to Double Sales Force; Announces Loan Product Offering Expansion

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced this week it has plans to double the sales force at its Lehi, Utah, and Woodbury, New York, offices. The lender reported that it has hired 80 employees in 2019 and intends to add another 40 sales representatives by… Read More

Block.one Announces Opening of U.S. Operations in Washington D.C. Metro

Block.one, the creator of the EOSIO (EOS) blockchain protocol, announced earlier this week it has opened U.S. operations at its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, which is located in the Washington D.C. metro area. According to Block.one, the new location is its fourth global site. As… Read More

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