Tagged: financial services

Consumer Lending Satisfaction Strained by High Rates, Deteriorating Financial Health – Report

With nearly three-fourths (73%) of consumer loan customers now categorized as financially unhealthy1, up from 67% in 2023, lenders “have their work cut out for them delivering products that meet customer needs in a persistently high interest rate environment.” According to the J.D. Power 2024… Read More

Australia’s ANZ to Enable Clients to Access Smart Money Management Tools

ANZ has announced ANZ Plus Add-Ons, enabling customers to customise their banking experience with a mix of smart money management tools from the bank, and integrated experiences from third-party partners. ANZ Plus Add-Ons include “the new Money Map and Money In & Out. Money Map… Read More

Galaxy Digital Reports Steady Growth in Q1 2024

Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (TSX: GLXY) released financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2024, for both itself and Galaxy Digital Holdings LP. Galaxy says that it continues “to work on completing its proposed reorganization and domestication to become a Delaware-incorporated company and… Read More

Betterment for Advisors Enters Enhanced Partnership with XYPN

Betterment, which claims to be the largest independent digital financial advisor, today announced that Betterment for Advisors, its RIA custody division has deepened its partnership with XYPN, a turnkey advice and planning platform that seeks to make it possible for fee-only financial advisors to build… Read More

Compliance Management Solution Introduced By FloQast to Enable Diverse Digital Frameworks

FloQast has introduced new feature enhancements to its FloQast Compliance Management solution, including proactive risk assessment, new management of compliance programs, and more. The feature enhancements reportedly “bring greater ROI to chief financial officers and accounting and finance teams through a lower total cost of… Read More

Gen Z Consumers Are Tapping into Credit at Higher Levels than Millennials Have Done, Report Claims

Gen Z consumers are tapping into credit at higher levels than their Millennial counterparts did in the early stages of adulthood (ages 22-24). TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) released these findings at the company’s 2024 Financial Services Summit. The new TransUnion study, Solving for Z, “explored credit… Read More

Inflation Reportedly Leads to Nearly 90% of Consumers Using Credit Cards for Essentials

Varo Bank, a federally chartered digital bank, has shared research about the impact of inflation on cash-sensitive consumers in a new Wealth Watch Insights report. The data shows the strain inflation has caused for this demographic, “with 89% of respondents reporting that they now rely… Read More

Enterprise Fintechs Continued to Claim Higher Portion of VC Deal Value than Retail Fintech Firms – Report

PitchBook has released their latest retail Fintech ecosystem report. PitchBook has commented on their Total deal value: They claim to  have reportedly “recorded $3.2 billion in enterprise fintech VC deal value in Q1 2024, denoting decreases of 36.0% QoQ and 72.9% YoY.” VC deal value… Read More

Checkout.com and Mastercard to Provide Virtual Cards to Online Travel Agents

Checkout.com, a global digital payments provider, announces a partnership with Mastercard to bring virtual cards to Online Travel Agents. As part of the Mastercard Wholesale Program, which “reduces costs for travel businesses through virtual card technology and an innovative pricing model, customers of Checkout.com will… Read More

Unified Commerce Solution from Fintech Adyen Selected By Decathlon Hong Kong

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial platform of choice for various companies, announced its partnership with Decathlon Hong Kong, one of the world’s “largest” sports goods companies. Adyen is the end-to-end payment solution provider “for Decathlon Hong Kong’s online store, in-app purchases, and all its eight… Read More

QI Tech, a Financial Services Infrastructure Provider in Brazil, Extends Series B Round

QI Tech, a financial services infrastructure provider in Brazil, announced it has extended its Series B round, raising additional equity with current investor General Atlantic, a global growth investor, as well as Across Capital. Following the extension, QI Tech has “achieved unicorn status, six months… Read More

CME Group International Avg Daily Volume Reached Quarterly Record of 7.4M Contracts in Q1 2024

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, announced that its quarterly international average daily volume (ADV) reached a record 7.4 million contracts in Q1 2024, up 2% year on year. Reflecting all trading reported from outside the United States, volume was driven “largely by 38% growth in… Read More

Digital Transformation: Google Cloud to Enhance Scotiabank Cloud Platforms

Scotiabank announced an expanded partnership with Google Cloud, naming it the enterprise cloud platform of choice for the next phase of the Bank’s cloud acceleration journey. The bank will leverage Google Cloud technology “to enhance client and employee experience, strengthen Bank security, and adopt new… Read More

Australia: ANZ to Implement Security Measures to Protect Clients from Scams

ANZ will invest in several new security measures and capabilities in 2024 to help protect our customers and the community from the ongoing threat of scams and financial crime. Last year, ANZ’s people and systems reportedly “prevented more than $106 million in losses to cyber… Read More

Southeast Asia’s Super App Grab Announces Key Board Appointments

Grab Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GRAB) announced updates to its Board of Directors. With immediate effect from April 1, 2024, Daniel Yun (Chief Executive Officer of KakaoBank) and David Loh (Executive Director and Joint Chairman of Centurion Corporation) will be appointed to Grab’s Board of Directors,… Read More

Fintech ZayZoon Reports New Series B Funding

ZayZoon, an Earned Wage Access (EWA) provider for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced it has raised US $15 million in an extension of its Series B financing. This investment round extension brings ZayZoon’s total Series B funding round “to 49.5 million USD.” The round… Read More

B2B Payments Fintech TreviPay Announces Self-Financing Option and Enhanced Payment Application Features

TreviPay, the B2B payments and invoicing network, announces a new self-financing option along with enhanced payment application features to give sellers more control over their trade credit portfolio while leveraging TreviPay’s configurable technology platform. The option to use self-financing (an enterprise uses their capital to… Read More

Digital Banking: FV Bank to Allow Deposits of Euros into USD Accounts

FV Bank, the U.S. licensed global digital bank that offers traditional and digital asset banking and custody services, announced an expansion in its deposit capabilities that gives clients the option to deposit euros into their USD bank account. In addition to USD deposits, account holders… Read More

UK Wealthtech P3 Announces Update to Mobile Trading Platform

Privat 3 Money (P3), which claims to be one of the UK’s Wealthtech innovators, has  released a significant update to its advanced mobile trading platform. In its continued commitment to providing a holistic financial experience, P3 has now integrated a live news feature into its… Read More

Revolut Business to Assist Clients in Malta with Managing Finances

Revolut Business, the “borderless” financial super app for businesses, recently noted that they are focusing on markets in Malta. Revolut Business says they’re bringing clients the “one and only” platform they need to manage their business finances, so customers can: Exchange, send, and spend money… Read More

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