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Stripe Announces Expansion of Support for JCB Payments

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it is expanding its support for JCB payments. According to Stripe, JCB is a credit card network with more than 135 million cardholders worldwide and a share-of-wallet in Japan. Stripe also revealed that businesses using Stripe in Japan may… Read More

Stripe Announces Launch in Five More European Countries

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services to five more European countries. Stripe reported it will be generally available in the Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Malta.  While sharing more details about the launch, the Stripe team stated: “[We have]… Read More

German Insurtech omni:us Joins Forces With Rokk3r to Enter Latin American Insurance Market

omni:us, an insurance-focused artificial intelligence (AI) solution business based in Germany, announced this week it has joined forces with Rokk3r, a global innovation technology and consulting company, to enter the Latin American insurance market. As previously reported, omni:us is an Artificial Intelligence as a Service (AIaaS) provider… Read More

German Insurtech Getsafe Reportedly Delays Expansion Into Other European Markets Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Getsafe, a Germany-based insurtech startup, is reportedly delaying expansion into other European markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This news comes just a few months after Getsafe announced its expansion into the UK. As previously reported, Getsafe claims it is looking to reinvent insurtech and is… Read More

Galileo Financial Technologies Scores Mastercard Certification in Mexico & Forms Partnership With Klar Following SoFi Acquisition News

U.S. fintech Galileo Financial Technologies announced on Thursday it has received its Mastercard certification in Mexico and has formed a new partnership with Mexican fintech Klar. The announcements come just weeks after SoFi acquired Galileo for $1.2 billion in both cash and stock. Galileo also… Read More

Bitpanda Announces Investment & Partnership With Speedinvest to Continue Global Expansion

Austria-based digital asset exchange Bitpanda announced on Wednesday its expansion plans as part of its first institutional investment, led by early-stage venture capital fund Speedinvest. The company reported that the undisclosed funding round amount will allow it to increase the number of available digital and… Read More

Plaid Announces Support For Financial Institutions in the Netherlands & Opens Office in Amsterdam

U.S. fintech Plaid recently announced it is now offering support to financial institutions in the Netherlands as well as opening a new office in Amsterdam. The company reported that the Netherlands is a hub for fintechs in Europe and is home to more than 400… Read More

GrainChain to Use Symbiont’s Enterprise Blockchain Platform For Global Expansion Efforts

GrainChain, a U.S.-based agricultural transaction platform with blockchain and IoT-powered solutions, recently announced it plans to globally expand and scale its operations by moving to the enterprise blockchain platform, Assembly, which is operated by Symbiont, an enterprise fintech creating the next generation of financial markets… Read More

Wirecard Continues Expansion into Mexico Through New Collaboration With Banca Afime

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it is expanding its presence in Mexico by forming a new partnership with Mexican financial institution Banca Afirme. The duo has notably worked together to implement and market payout products, branded as Afirme… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Announces First Australian Transactions & Continues Expansion

Marqeta, a fintech unicorn that claims to be the first global modern card issuing platform, announced on Tuesday it has begun transacting in Australia. The company reported it will also be supporting two of its major global customers, Klarna and Doordash with their own expansions… Read More

Global Fintech as a Service Rapyd Partners With Dock & Banco Rendimento to Launch All-in-One Solution in Brazil

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Monday it has partnered with major Brazilian payment providers, including Dock, a banking as a service technology company, Banco Rendimento, and other local partners to support cash, bank transfers, e-wallets, bill payments, debit and… Read More

Allied Wallet Brings Blockchain Payment Technology to India

Online payment processing provider Allied Wallet announced on Monday its new plans to bring blockchain technology to India’s e-commerce market. Allied Wallet reported that it and its Founder Andy Khawaja have supported India’s e-commerce growth for many years and now aim to bring their e-commerce… Read More

Pie Insurance Announces Expansion of Service to Small Businesses in Alaska & Missouri

Insurtech startup Pie Insurance recently announced it is planning to expands its services to small businesses in Alaska and Missouri. As previously reported, Pie describes itself as a fast-growing insurtech startup that offers workers’ compensation insurance directly to small businesses. The company revealed it began… Read More

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

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