Tagged: expansion

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

UK Tech Codat Secures $10 Million in Venture Funding to Build Business Data Superhighway

Codat, a UK-based technology company that connects the internal systems of small businesses to banks, fintechs, and other financial institutions, announced on Thursday it secured $10 million in venture funding. The funding comes from international venture firm Index Ventures, the backer of Adyen, Plaid, and… Read More

BBVA’s Entire Branch Network in Spain Now Fully Operational Following COVID-19 Pandemic

BBVA announced on Thursday its entire branch network in Spain is now operational after the bank reopened the last of the branches that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BBVA reported that the branches will follow strict safety measures, and the banking group is… Read More

Chilean Insurtech Jooycar Raises $700,000 Through HCS Capital For U.S. Expansion Plans

Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America, has reportedly secured $700,000 through HCS Capital as it plans to continue expansion to the U.S. efforts. The company announced its U.S. expansion plans back in December… Read More

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

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