Tagged: expansion

Canadian Digital Asset Custodian Brane Announces Expansion Plans for the U.S.

Brane Inc., a digital asset custodian based in Canada, announced on Thursday its plans to expand into the U.S. The company reported that the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) revealed that federally chartered banks and thrifts in the U.S. may provide… Read More

Trulioo Announces Expansion of Identity Verification Capabilities to Vietnam

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, announced on Tuesday it has expanded its identity verification capabilities to Vietnam through GlobalGateway, an identity verification marketplace. According to Trulioo, the extended GlobalGateway coverage will help organizations accurately and efficiently verify consumers and business entities throughout Vietnam…. Read More

AI-Enhanced Smart Savings App Plum Secures $10 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Japan’s Global Brain

Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced smart savings mobile app, has raised $10 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Japan’s Global Brain, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The latest investment comes less than a year after Plum raised $3 million through… Read More

Western Union Joins Forces With TrueMoney to Expand Into the Philippines

Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with  TrueMoney, a financial services provider, to expand its services into the Philippines. Western Union reported that through the partnership, customers will initially be able to receive money at select TrueMoney locations and eventually… Read More

Rapyd Launches All-in-One Payment Solution in India

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Thursday it has formed partnerships with key players of India’s payments ecosystem, which includes Paytm Payments Bank, PhonePe, PayU, Citibank, DBS Bank, HDFC Bank, BharatPay, and Unimoni, to roll out a comprehensive payment service… Read More

Global Fintech Nium Announces Expansion of Visa Card Issuance Service in Europe

Global fintech platform Nium (formerly known as InstaReM) announced on Tuesday it has expanded Visa Card insurance service in Europe. This news comes just after Nium announced similar services in Australia. Founded in 2015 as InstaReM, Nium is on a mission to improve the cross-border… Read More

Omni-Channel Banking Solutions Auriga Opens First Offices In Spain & Mexico

Auriga, an Italy-based company specializing in omnichannel banking solutions,  announced on Tuesday the opening of its two new branches in Spain and Mexico, following its international expansion strategy. Founded in 1992, Auriga describes itself as a software solutions company that specializes in end-to-end systems that integrate… Read More

Binance Card Makes Debut In Europe & The UK

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Tuesday the official launch of its Binance Card in Europe and the UK. According to Binance, the card will enable users to convert and spend BTC, BNB, SXP, and BUSD to fiat at more than 60 million merchants across 200… Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Platform Shift Connect Forms Partnership With CurrencyCloud to Drive Expansion

  Shift Connect, Canada-based global payments and foreign exchange platform, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with cross-border payment platform Currencycloud to power its expansion into new territories, which includes the U.S., Europe, and the UK. Through the partnership, Shift Connect will… Read More

Rapyd Announces Launch of All-In-One Payment Integrated Solution in Mexico

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Thursday it has launched its all-in-one payment integrated solution in Mexico. This news comes just a little over a month after the company launched its solution in the UK.  According to Rapyd, the solution… Read More

Austrian Fintech Paysafecash Launches Services in Bulgaria to Enable Online Cash Purchases

Just a few months after launching its services in Latvia, PaySafeCard, an Austria-based fintech that is part of the Paysafe Group, has made its debut in Bulgaria. As previously reported, PaySafeCard claims it has become a global market leader in online prepaid payment methods and… Read More

Adyen Announces Expansion of Acquiring Capabilities to Malaysia

Payments platform Adyen (AMS: ADYEN) announced on Monday it is expanding its acquiring capabilities to Malaysia. According to Adyen, the expansion helps businesses achieve higher authorization rates, better customer experience, and deeper data insights as the Malaysian market transitions to online payments. “Adyen acquiring complements… Read More

U.S. Fintech Saas Company HighRadius Continues European Expansion with Opening of New Frankfurt, Germany Office

HighRadius, a U.S.-based fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Thursday it has continued its European expansion efforts by opening its new Frankfurt, Germany office. Founded in 2006, HighRadius claims its HighRadius Integrated Receivables platform optimizes cash flow through automation of… Read More

PayPal Launches “Buy Now, Pay Later” Installment Solution in France

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it is expanding its “buy now, pay later” solutions to France, with a new installment product that will enable customers to split purchases into four equal payments over three months, nearly anywhere PayPal is offered. According to PayPal, the… Read More

BBVA USA Set to Open 15 New Branches Across Texas

BBVA USA announced on Wednesday it has received approval to open 15 new branches across the state of Texas. According to BBVA USA, the branches are set to open in early 2021 and underscore the bank’s 5-year strategic plan launched in early 2020, which aims… Read More

Singapore Fintech Lightnet Expands Reach Throughout Asia Pacific

Lightnet, a Singapore headquartered fintech company, announced on Wednesday its now expanding its reach throughout the Asia Pacific region. This news comes less than six months after Lightnet secured $31.2 million through its Series A financing round.  Founded in 2018, Lightnet is dedicated to improving the… Read More

BIS Innovation Hub Set to Expand With New Locations in Europe & North America

The Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) announced on Tuesday plans to expand the BIS Innovation Hub with the establishment of new Hub centers across Europe and in North America in cooperation with member central banks. BIS revealed that within the next two… Read More

Barclays US Makes Plans to Create More Than 300 New Customer Service Jobs in Delaware

Banking group Barclays US announced on Monday plans to create more than 300 new customer service jobs in its Wilmington, Delaware headquarters. According to Barclays US, The  Council on Development Finance (CDF) approved Barclays for Delaware Strategic Fund monies totaling nearly $2.5 million, including a… Read More

Global Payments Provider Klarna Makes Debut in Belgium By Introducing “Pay in 21 Days” Service

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has launched in Belgium by introducing “Pay in 21 days” service. Klarna reported that shoppers will now be able to buy online and pay once they have received the goods. “With the launch of `Pay in 21… Read More

WhatsApp Brings Digital Payments to Users in Brazil

WhatsApp Payments, an in-chat payment feature that lets customers perform transfers through the messaging app to anyone in their contact list, announced on Monday it is bringing digital payments to WhatsApp users in Brazil. “The over 10 million small and micro-businesses are the heartbeat of Brazil’s… Read More

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