Tagged: expansion

StreetShares Relocates Headquarters In Order to Accommodate Growth

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Tuesday it has relocated its Virginia headquarters in order to accommodate the growth of its team. The lending platform’s headquarters will now be located at 1900 Campus Commons Drive #200 in Reston, Virginia. Founded in 2013, StreetShares describes itself as America’s… Read More

BrewDog Continues Expansion: Opens New Location in Seoul’s Itaewon Region

Scottish crowdfunded brewery BrewDog announced earlier this week it has continued its global expansion with the launch of its first bar in Seoul, South Korea. According to the brewery, this new bar is located in the Itaewon region of the city. BrewDog reported that the Itaewon bar will… Read More

U.S. Fintech Even Opens New East Coast Headquarters In North Carolina After Securing More Than $40 Million in Series B Funding

Holistic financial health platform Even announced on Friday it has opened its new office in Raleigh, North Carolina. This news follows the company securing $40 million through its Series B funding round. Founded in 2014, Even describes itself as a mission-driven technology company working to help Americans… Read More

Monzo Announces Customer Support Team in Las Vegas

On Tuesday, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced it has recently set up a small customer support team in Las Vegas. The team was created to help Monzo scale its customer service as it grows, without relying on its team in the UK to work unsociable… Read More

MoneyGram Expands Digital Money Transfer Services in Five New Countries

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) recently announced it is extending its digital money transfer services in five new countries. According to MoneyGram, customers in Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, and Austria may now send money 24/7 directly to more than two billion bank accounts and mobile wallets or to any MoneyGram location in over 200 countries… Read More

Trulioo Now Offering Instant Identity Verification in The Philippines

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, announced on Tuesday it is launching its instant identity verification services in The Philippines through its GlobalGateway platform. This news comes less than a month after the company expanded its AML/KYC identity verification global footprint into Thailand. According to Trulioo, GlobalGateway… Read More

Overfunding: Glint Quickly Surpasses £1.25 Million Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign; Addresses GoldMoney Founder’s Criticism

Just days after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK fintech Glint has successfully secured its initial £1.25 million funding target, thanks to nearly 300 investors. The funding round is part of Glint new Series A funding round, which is seeking a total of… Read More

UK Fintech Glint Now Seeks £1.2 Million Through Crowdcube Campaign As Part of the Company’s £15 Million Series A Financing Round

Following the announcement that Glint was seeking a total of £15 million through Series A financing round to expand into the U.S. and Japan by the end of this year, the UK fintech launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1,250,000 as part of the Series… Read More

UK Fintech Glint Now Seeking £15 Million Through Series A Financing Round to Expand into the U.S. & Japan By the End of 2018

UK fintech Glint announced on Thursday it is now seeking £15 million through its Series A financing round to expand into the U.S. and Japan by the end of this year. This news comes nearly eight months after the company launched its mobile app, which allows… Read More

TransferWise Launches Money Transfer Services in Hong Kong

Fintech unicorn, TransferWise, launched its money transfer services in Hong Kong last week. This news comes just a few weeks after the company launched the services in Argentina. As previously reported, TransferWise converts that money at a better rate and pays the transfer out using local pools… Read More

Revolut Signs Up One Million Customers in the UK; Prepares for Global Expansion

Revolut, a digital-only bank that claims it is signing up over 120 businesses per day, announced on Wednesday it has signed up one million customers in the UK and saved them over $330 million in fees, as the London-based company continues to prep for global expansion…. Read More

Australian Global Payments Provider Verrency Continues Expansion By Appointing Asia & Middle East Commercial Director

Australian global payments provider Verrency announced on Tuesday is continuing to grow its global footprint, appointing Aaron Oliver as Commercial Director for Asia and the Middle East, based in Singapore. Founded in 2016, Verrency states its payments API platform has been designed to enable financial institutions to innovate more efficiently and effectively through a… Read More

Aussie Fintech Trade Ledger Announces European Launch; Appoints Key Officers to Head New Office

On Tuesday, Australian fintech and open banking platform, Trade Ledger, announced the opening of its new European operation headquartered in London, and the appointment of two key management positions to help drive the expansion. The company reported that the expansion will boost Trade Ledger’s international traction and… Read More

Digital Payments & E-Commerce Platform KinerjaPay Announces Plans to Enter Microlending Business in Indonesia

KinerjaPay Corp., (OTCQB: KPAY), a digital payment and e-commerce platform, announced on Friday it is set to launch its own application for microlending business with peer-to-peer platform to facilitate credit facility. The company reported it will mainly target consumer sector to provide microlending facility in… Read More

Fintech Saas Company HighRadius Announces Houston Expansion

HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Tuesday it has expanded into Katy, Texas, which is near Houston, Texas. This news comes just a few months after the company secured a strategic investment from Citi Ventures and PNC.  As previously… Read More

Online Lending Platform Fellow Finance Announces Sweden Expansion

Finnish crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform Fellow Finance announced on Monday it has expanded in Sweden. The company reported it launched a new channel for personal financing for Swedish customers and thus simultaneously created an opportunity for its investors to start investing in Swedish consumer loans…. Read More

FundedByMe Set to Launch First Polish Crowdfunding Campaign

Just a few months after opening its new Poland office, Swedish crowdfunding platform FundedByMe announced the upcoming launch of its first Polish campaign, which is for the mobile app for scooters, Blinkee.city. FundedByMe reported that the Blinkee.city app has been up and running in eight… Read More

PayStand Announces Expansion Into Canada: Now Offering New Domestic Payments Infrastructure

B2B payment platform PayStand announced on Tuesday it has expanded its digital platform in Canada in order to support domestic B2B commercial payments and continue the growth of its global payments infrastructure. The expansion into Canada comes less than one year after PayStand secured $6… Read More

Revolut Expansion: Now Seeking to Hire 100 People in a Single Day in Kraków, Poland

UK-based fintech Revolut announced earlier this week it is looking to expand its personnel by hiring 100 people in ONE single day in Kraków, Poland. The company’s upcoming “Recruitment Day” in the polish city will take place on June 9th (this Saturday). It was revealed: “So… Read More

Currencycloud Launches South Korea Remittance Service

Cross-border payment platform Currencycloud announced on Thursday it has launched remittance service in South Korea. This news comes nearly one year after forming a partnership with South Korean credit card company, Hyundai Card. According to the company, this news builds on its momentum in Asia-Pacific, with… Read More