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Binance’s Singapore Cryptocurrency Exchange Goes Live

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has officially launched its services in Singapore. According to TechCrunch, the launch of the service comes just six months after the crypto exchange received an investment from Vertex, a VC firm that is backed by Singapore-based sovereign… Read More

Western Union Business Solutions Forms New Partnership With European Online Lender October to Support International Expansion & Cash Flow Optimization

Money transfer service Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced earlier this month that its cross-border payments and foreign exchange risk management division, Western Union Business Solutions, has formed a new partnership with October, European lending platforms for small and medium enterprises (SME) to support international expansion… Read More

Remitly Expands International Money Transfer Service to France

U.S.-based independent mobile remittance company Remitly announced on Thursday it has launched its international money transfer service in France. Customers may now access the Remitly service through its mobile app or website and benefit from a variety of secure and convenient money sending and receiving… Read More

Coinbase Announces Crypto-to-Crypto Support Expansion to More Than 10 Countries

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Wednesday it is expanding its crypto-to-crypto support to more than 10 countries around the world, with the total amount of countries being offered the support now up to 53.  The platform revealed:  “One year ago, Coinbase served customers in 32… Read More

Financeit Announces U.S. Expansion & Appoints Steve Olszewski as General Manager

Financeit, a Canada-based point-of-sale financing provider, announced last week it is expanding into the U.S. and has appointed Steve Olszewski as its U.S. division general manager. Founded in 2011, Financeit describes itself as a market leading point-of-sale payment plan provider, servicing the home improvement, vehicle, and… Read More

Plug and Play Launches Accelerator Program in Italy

Plug and Play announced on Monday it has opened a new office in Italy together with its newest corporate partners Esselunga, Lavazza, Tetra Pak, and UniCredit. The accelerator reported that office will service key partners in the region such as UniCredit, which is also joining… Read More

Standard Chartered Launches Expanded Online Gateway & Mobile App For Corporates

Standard Chartered Bank announced last week it has launched an expanded online gateway and mobile app for corporate clients, to additional markets in Asia to further support its clients’ growing e-commerce and m-commerce aspirations. According to Standard Chartered, the gateway is now available in China,… Read More

Mambu Opens Second North American Office to Focus on Digitizing U.S. Legacy Banking Technology

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced on Tuesday it has opened a second North American office to focus on digitalizing U.S. legacy banking technology. According to Mambu, the office will strengthen its service capacity and grow its U.S. commercial teams, by allowing it… Read More

U.S. Fintech Fundbox Announces Expansion: Opens New Dallas-Area Office to Support Growth

Fundbox, a cash flow optimization tool platform for small businesses, announced on Friday it has opened a new Dallas-area office in order to support its rapid growth. The company’s location will be in Plano, Texas. Founded in 2012, Fundbox claims it has built the first… Read More

Hong Kong SME Financing Platform Qupital Secures $15 Million Through Series A Funding Round For Greater China Expansion

Qupital, a Hong Kong-based trade finance platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $15 million through its Series A investment round, which was led by CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund (CEFIF) with additional capital injections from the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs fund and MindWorks Ventures. Qupital reported that it… Read More

Global Payments Tech Provider WorldPay Announces Australasian Expansion

Global payment technology provider Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) announced on Wednesday it is set to expand its services into Australasian later this year, thanks to two major investments. The first step is to open two sales offices in Australia and the second is the expansion of its… Read More

Digital Banking Platform 2gether Announces European Expansion

Following its beta launch in Spain, 2gether, a digital banking platform, announced it has begun its European expansion. Founded in 2016, 2gether describes itself as not just a Neobank that’s aiming to displace incumbent banks, but a next-generation banking platform that aims to dramatically improve the… Read More

Singel’s Cross Border Mobile Payment Alliance VIA Expands to Japan

Singel announced on Monday its Asian cross-border payment alliance, VIA, has expanded its footprint to Japan. According to Singel, NETSTARS, a Tokyo-based mobile payment technology company, will join VIA, adding its 100,000 stores to the network’s current 1.6 million merchant partners. Singel reported that users… Read More

Starling Bank Expansion: Digital Bank Announces Creation of 150 Jobs in New Southampton Office

Just weeks after securing a £100 million grant from the Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF), UK-based banking platform Starling Bank announced it is set to create 150 jobs in its new Southampton office. According to Starling Bank, the office will be open by the summer… Read More

Funding Circle Announces Canadian Expansion Plans

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Thursday its plans to enter the Canadian market and expand access to fast, affordable and transparent financing for Canadian small businesses. The lender revealed it will establish operations in Canada in the second half of 2019 with an office located… Read More

FinMason Announces UK Expansion

U.S.-based fintech FinMason announced on Wednesday it has launched in the UK by officially bringing a pound sterling version of its acclaimed investment analytics service platform. This news comes less than a year after FinMason made its debut in Canada. FinMason claims to be the… Read More

Securitize Expansion: Opens New Offices in NYC & London; Announces Asia Services

Securitize, a platform that facilitates security token offerings, announced last week it has opened new offices in NYC and London, as well as expanded its services into Asia. As previously reported, Securitize describes itself as a compliance platform and protocol for issuing and managing digital… Read More

N26 Set to Open New Office in Brazil

Germany-based challenger bank N26 is reportedly set to open a new office in Brazil at the beginning of March. The news comes less than two months after N26 secured $300 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by venture capital and private equity firm Insight… Read More

U.S. Fintech PayJoy Announces Global Access to Lock API

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PayJoy, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday the global availability of its Lock API. PayJoy reported that the API allows PayJoy’s lending partners to secure financing with compatible smartphones. As previously reported, PayJoy reported it has helped tens of thousands of underbanked consumers in emerging markets,… Read More

Wirecard Teams Up With Tirol Werbung to Launch China Pay Initiative

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Tirol Werbung, the tourism organization of the Austrian state of Tyrol, are launching a new China Pay Initiative together with partners Innsbruck Tourism, Kitzbühel Tourism, the Kufsteinerland Tourism… Read More

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