Tagged: financial institutions

Elucidate Introduces Database for Assigning Scores to Financial Crime Risk Vulnerability of Financial Institutions

Elucidate, the financial crime risk scoring solution provider, has introduced the Elucidate FinCrime Risk Monitor (EFRM), an open database for assigning scores to the financial crime risk vulnerability of financial institutions. The EFRM has been designed to enhance transparency in the financial services sector. The… Read More

Financial Institutions May Purchase, Sell, Hold Bitcoin via New Fiserv, NYDIG Integration

Financial institutions will now be able to give consumers the option to purchase, sell and hold Bitcoin via their bank accounts – which will be enabled through an integration between Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, and NYDIG,… Read More

BNY Mellon and other Major Financial Institutions Continue to Make Strategic Investments in Digital Assets Space

Only a month after announcing that it was working on an integrated service for crypto-assets, BNY Mellon (NYSE:BK) has decided to make a strategic investment into crypto startup Fireblocks. The New York-headquartered financial powerhouse, which is notably among the biggest banking institutions and also one… Read More

Scott Freeman: Co-Founder at JST Capital Says Bitcoin and Other Cryptos Exhibit Characteristics Found in Other Asset Classes

We recently connected with Scott Freeman, Co-Founder and Partner at JST Capital, a New York-based financial services firm currently focused on the digital asset market. The partners of JST have spent more than twenty years working in the traditional financial services sector. They’ve now entered… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Outperformed Every Mainstream Asset Class in 2020, as Family Offices Look to Invest in Digital Currencies: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is considered a legitimate store of value (SoV) by many investors, as it allows them to hedge against “expansionist monetary policies,” according to a blog post by Ledger Vault, a digital asset security solution for financial institutions, powered by Ledger… Read More

Number of Virtual Asset Transactions Triggering Travel Rule Thresholds Could Increase Significantly Under FinCEN’s New Rules: Report

Blockchain security firm Ciphertrace has noted that FinCEN’s suggested rule change for the Travel Rule Threshold would “more than double” compliance events for US-based virtual asset service providers or VASPs. CipherTrace confirms that FinCEN had released a proposed rule change (in October 2020). The recommendation… Read More

U.S.-Based Fintech Provider Quavo Announces Fraud & Dispute AI for Financial Institutions

Quavo Inc., a U.S.-based fintech provider, announced on Thursday it has launched a fraud and dispute artificial intelligence (AI), called Auto Reasonable Investigation Agent (ARIA). The company claims that ARIA is the “first and only” SaaS platform AI and automation to conduct dispute investigations as… Read More

Lendio to Partner With Financial Institutions to Power Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application Process

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Friday it will partner with financial institutions across the U.S. to power the forgiveness application process for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.  As previously reported, the PPP is part of the $2 trillion CARES Act signed on March 27,… Read More

OneSpan Announces New Partnership With Avaloq to Prevent Fraud With Financial Institutions

OneSpan (NASDAQ: OSPN), a company that offers software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Avaloq, a global fintech and provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions,… Read More

Avaloq Reports 12 Financial Institutions Have Signed Up With PSD2 Solution

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday that 12 financial institutions have signed up with its second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) solution. Avaloq reported that it launched the service at the end of last year… Read More

Urban FT Launches Management Portal to Help Financial Institutes to Create Digital Banking Programs

White-label digital banking platform provider, Urban FT, announced on Thursday it has launched its management portal, which will enable financial institutes the ability to create custom digital programs. The company reports the companies can build the programs within just hours and then after deployment the… Read More

Biz2Credit’s December Lending Index: Small Business Loan Approval Rates End Year on High Note

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit revealed that according to its December 2015 small business lending index, approval rates at institutional lenders and big banks improved to a new post-recession highs. The small business financial technology platform revealed as the U.S. economy has steadily improved, big banks and institutional… Read More

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