Tagged: financial services

NYMBUS Secures $12 Million in Growth Funding

NYMBUS, a U.S. financial service platform provider, announced on Tuesday it secured $12 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Insight Partners and Vensure Enterprises. NYMBUS claims it provides the world’s most advanced revenue and technology solutions for today’s financial institutions. Its… Read More

CaixaBank Joins Forces with IBM Services to Accelerate Cloud Transformation & Innovation in the Financial Services Industry

CaixaBank, a retail banking group based in Spain, announced on Thursday it has reached an agreement with IBM Services (NYSE:IBM) to accelerate its “hybrid cloud journey” and increase the bank’s capability to develop innovative, digital-first solutions to enhance client experiences. According to CaixaBank, IBM has… Read More

InvestCloud Forms Partnership With National Broker-Dealer Siebert

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Siebert, a national broker-dealer and provider of financial services, announced on Wednesday it has appointed InvestCloud to design and implement its complete digital transformation. Siebert reported that through the partnership it will implement InvestCloud’s full suite of applications, ranging from intuitive client-facing portals and mobile… Read More

Singapore Fintech GoBear Secures $17 Million Through Latest Investment Round to Expand Financial Services For Asian Markets

GoBear, a Singapore-based fintech, has reportedly secured $17 million through its latest investment round. The investment brings GoBear’s total funding to $97 million. Founded in 2014, GoBear claims to be Asia’s leading financial supermarket whose purpose is to improve financial health. The platform empowers consumers… Read More

Wealthtech: Financial Services Provider SS&C to Acquire Innovest Systems, a Wealth Technology Firm, for $120 Million

  SS&C, a multinational provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare sectors, will be acquiring Innovest Systems, a wealth management technology (Wealthtech) firm, for $120 million in cash and stock. New York-headquartered Innovest Systems offers cloud-powered technology for… Read More

Two-thirds of UK Financial Services Workers want Employers to Do More to Help them Adjust to Working Remotely from Home: Survey

As major financial institutions explore different strategies to cope with the COVID-19 crisis, a survey of UK financial services employees reveals that 66% think their company must do more to help them work productively from their homes. Large banks are currently trying to adapt to… Read More

U.S. Fintech HUMBL Teams Up With One Kiosk to Pilot HUMBL Mobile Pay, HUMBL Point-of-Sale, & HUMBL Hubs Delivery Network in Nigeria

HUMBL, a U.S. fintech that delivers mobile payments and financial services, announced on Monday it has teamed up with One Kiosk, a Nigeria fintech specializing in local merchant ordering and deliveries, to pilot the HUMBL Mobile Pay, HUMBL Point-of-Sale (POS) and HUMBL Hubs delivery network,… Read More

Australian Investment App Stake Makes Debut in the UK

Stake, an Australian-based commission-free trading app for stocks and ETFs, has officially launched its services in the UK. This news comes just weeks after Stake announced its UK beta operations. As previously reported, Stake claims it democratizes global share markets to bring the “world’s largest… Read More

Australian Digital Brokerage Platform Stake Launches UK Beta

Australia-based digital brokerage platform Stake announced this week it has officially launched its UK beta operations.  Founded in 2017, Stake claims it democratizes global share markets to bring the “world’s largest and most dynamic” market to the rest of the world. “We believe brokerage is… Read More

IBM Partners Bank of America to Launch Public Cloud Platform for Major Banks

New York-based tech giant IBM revealed on November 6 that it has developed financial services-specific cloud-based technology through a partnership with Bank of America, which will be the first major financial institution to use the new platform. The publicly accessible platform, IBM’s first industry-specific cloud,… Read More

American Express Reimagines Corporate Program; Announces Custom Offering For Startups

American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced on Thursday it has reimaged its American Express Corporate Program with new offerings to meet the needs of both companies and their employees. The new suite of products includes  American Express Corporate Green, Gold, and Platinum Card. Each of the cards will… Read More

Bank of England Reports that Machine Learning Methods in Financial Services Could Enhance Business Processes

A report from the Bank of England (BoE) notes that the application of machine learning (ML) methods in the financial services sector could enhance routine business processes.  Improved software and hardware and increasing volumes of data have enhanced the pace of ongoing ML development, BoE’s… Read More

Digital Experience Platform For Financial Services Creator Kasisto Secures $15 Million Through Series B Extension Funding Round Led By Rho Capital Partners

Kasisto, the creators of KAI, a digital experience platform for the financial services industry, today announced on Tuesday it secured $15 million through its Series B extension funding round, which was led by new investor Rho Capital Partners with participation from Oak HC/FT, Propel Venture… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of Global Financial Institutions Advisor & Consulting Partners Parker Fitzgerald

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has acquired global financial institutions advisor and consulting partner, Parker Fitzgerald. According to Accenture, Parker Fitzgerald advises financial services companies on financial and non-financial risk, regulation and financial technology. The company also provides strategic advice, independent assurance, and… Read More

Fintech: Monetary Authority of Singapore Announces Sandbox Express For Faster Financial Services Market Testing

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Wednesday it launched Sandbox Express to provide firms with a faster option to test financial products and services in the market. MAS reported that eligible applicants can begin market testing in the pre-defined environment of Sandbox Express… Read More

FIS Completes Acquisition of WorldPay

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of WorldPay, a global payment technology provider. FIS notably acquired WorldPay for $35 million. As previously reported, WorldPay claims to be a “global leader” in payments processing technology and… Read More

Wirecard Expands Digital Payments Services Within Nordic Retail Market

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Friday it has expanded of its digital payment services within the Nordic retail market. Wirecard reported that thanks to its services, major retailers in the region, including Nymans Ur, Royal Design, Svenssons i Lammhult,… Read More

FIS Acquires WorldPay For $35 Billion

Global payment technology provider Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) announced on Monday it has been acquired by FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm. FIS reportedly purchased the payment processor for $35 billion. Founded in 1993, WorldPay claims to be a “global leader” in payments… Read More

UK Digital Financial Platform Arro Money Now Seeking 1 Million Through Crowdcube Initiative

Arro Money, a UK-based authorized current account provider that offers accessible accounts to both individuals and businesses, is now seeking £1 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2016, Arro Money stated it is on a mission to create the most straightforward current… Read More

InterAmerican Development Bank Group Teams Up With MAS to Promote Inclusive Financial Services in Latin America, the Caribbean, & ASEAN Regions.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, led by IDB Lab, the Group’s innovation laboratory, announced on Tuesday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to collaborate on projects and initiatives that will foster innovation in financial services… Read More

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