Tagged: financial services

Asia Digital Bank, Recipient of Digital Banking License by Labuan Financial Services Authority, Partners with Bianjie, IRISnet’s Core Team

Asia Digital Bank Ltd. (Labuan Investment Bank), the first recipient of the Digital Banking license issued by Labuan Financial Services Authority in Malaysia and an international digital asset operator, announced a partnership with Bianjie, which is IRISnet’s Core team, and a Cosmos Core Contributor since… Read More

TietoEVRY Unveils New Business Strategy with Focus on Cloud Solutions, Financial Services

TietoEVRY is announcing its new strategy to promote better customer value and growth via specialization. The technology industry is being transformed with the Cloud as the foundation, offering expansion opportunities for the firm. Expansion will mainly focus on Cloud-native services, data & software engineering and… Read More

Payments Fintech Fiserv Set to Expand Digital Storefront Capabilities with Bentbox Acquisition

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire BentoBox, a digital marketing and commerce platform provider that offers a seamless diner experience “dedicated to accelerating growth and helping restaurants seamlessly… Read More

Netherlands based Virtual Bank Fibr Launches Operations to Support SME Lending Across European Markets

FIBR, the connected virtual banking platform, has launched so that it can serve European SMEs, by combining the stability of a bank with the agility and technology of a Fintech service provider. Based in the Netherlands, FIBR is focused on lending to European SMEs. The… Read More

Fintech GoHenry Introduces Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Support Financial Literacy

GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and financial education, has introduced Money Missions, which aims to accelerate the firm’s ambitions to bridge the gap in early financial literacy for Gen Z and Gen Alpha “with a gamified educational experience integrated into the… Read More

Pakistan based Digital Payments Platform EasyPaisa Updated with Temenos Transact Core Banking

Temenos Transact Core Banking will be supporting product innovation and greater scalability and overall efficiency for Pakistan’s virtual payments platform Easypaisa. Telenor Microfinance Bank, which is the operator of Pakistan’s digital payments platform Easypaisa, has officially gone live on Temenos’ Core banking platform with NdcTech… Read More

Fintech Is Increasingly being Embedded where Financial Info, Money Is Involved: Report

Plaid and The Harris Poll have released a report, titled The Fintech Effect: Fintech’s Mass Adoption Moment. The report noted that as Fintech adoption approaches “parity” with traditional banking (95% of consumers are banked), it’s also become the main way that most consumers manage their… Read More

Lithuania’s Financing Platform, Debitum, Will No Longer Offer Cubefunder Loans via their Platform

At the beginning of October 2021, Debitum, a Lithuania-based financing platform, had reportedly asked Cubefunder to repay all the invested amounts and earned interest to their investors. On October 8, 2021, all final payments “were made,” the Debitum team confirmed in a blog post. Therefore,… Read More

Open Banking: Credit Kudos Introduces Signal, an Accurate, Explainable Credit Score for Efficient Loan Processing

Credit Kudos, the Open Banking credit reference agency, has introduced Signal, which aims to serve as an accurate, explainable Open Banking credit score in order to assist lenders with serving the requirements of more clients, lower defaults and evidence risk decisions. Currently available in the… Read More

Rachid Ajaja: CEO and Founder at AllianceBlock Explains Why Blockchain Interoperability Is Becoming Key Requirement

We recently connected with Rachid Ajaja, CEO and Founder of AllianceBlock, the first “globally compliant” decentralized capital market. Ajaja explained what his organization is doing to support the nascent DeFi space. He also commented on the rise of crypto-assets and how to create a sustainable… Read More

Mastercard and Grab to Bring Digital Upskilling to Informal Workers, Small Businesses in SE Asia

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Grab, which is Southeast Asia’s leading “Super App” provider, announced on October 14, 2021, a regional partnership to support digital and financial inclusion in the region. This partnership will aim to offer millions of informal workers and small businesses on the… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo to Allow Contactless Payments up to £100, to Enhance User Experience

The team at UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that beginning on October 14, 2021, they have  increased the limit for contactless card payments “from £45 to £100.” So the Fintech firm’s clients can carry out single payments of “up to £100” using their contactless Monzo… Read More

Financial Institutions May Expand SMB Relationships with Fintech-enabled Lending Offering from Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, is supporting financial institutions with creating their SMB programs via the introduction of a Cloud-powered, digital lending and credit platform. The latest Fiserv product offering, leveraging the Atlas Platform from Fintech… Read More

Domenic Carosa: Founder and Chairman at Banxa Reveals Plans to Become the Leading Crypto to Fiat Gateway

We recently caught up with Domenic Carosa, Founder and Chairman at Banxa (TSX: BNXA), which powers one of the largest digital asset platforms by offering payments infrastructure and regulatory compliance across international markets. Banxa’s goal and vision is to develop the bridge that offers consumers… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Cognizant and Alveo Introduce ESG Data Management Application

Cognizant reveals that it has entered an agreement with Alveo to provide a comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data management solution to the financial services sector. Through the partnership. companies will have the option to operationalize ESG data, integrate it into business processes for… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Zopa Appoints Helen Beurier as Chief People Officer Ahead of 2022 IPO

Digital bank Zopa has confirmed the appointment of Helen Beurier as its first Chief People Officer. With more than 25 years of professional experience across some of the largest FMCG, retail, and pharma household names, Helen brings “a wealth of experience to the digital bank… Read More

BlueVine, Provider of Digital Financial Services to Small Businesses, Appoints Mira Srinivasan as CRO

BlueVine, the provider of financial services for small businesses, has appointed Mira Srinivasan as its Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Mira will be expected to build on the solid foundation of BlueVine’s Risk team and enhance various policies, customer experience, and risk models as… Read More

Digital Invoicing Feature from Autobooks Now Available for TD Business Simple Checking Accounts

TD Bank (NYSE: TD) reveals that it has expanded its working relationship with Autobooks in order to add invoicing as a feature to its TD Business Simple Checking, which should make it easier for small and micro businesses to process invoices and “get paid faster.”… Read More

Jack Henry, Provider of Payments Processing for Financial Services Sector, Integrates with Finicity, Akoya, Plaid

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a provider of tech solutions and payment processing services for the financial services sector, announced on October 12, 2021 that Finicity, Akoya, and Plaid are among the first Open Banking platforms to integrate to the Banno Digital Platform by… Read More

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