Tagged: financial technology

U.S. Fintech DadeSystems Scores Investment From Wells Fargo Strategic Capital During Series D Funding Round

DadeSystem, a U.S.-based fintech that provides integrated receivable solutions, announced on Wednesday it secured an additional investment from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company, through its Series D funding round. Founded in 2011, DadeSystem claims to be a leading provider… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Closes $200 Million Consumer Credit ABS Led by Cantor Fitzgerald

Pagaya, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered investment manager, announced on Wednesday it has closed its sixth capital markets transaction for a $200 million asset-backed security (ABS), which was led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald. The transaction brings Pagaya’s total assets under management (AUM) to $1.5 billion…. Read More

Payment Processor Checkout.com Announces Acquisition of French Startup ProcessOut

Checkout.com, a global payment solutions provider based in the UK, announced on Wednesday it has completed its first acquisition. The company acquired french payment startup, ProcessOut. The acquisition follows Checkout.com’s $230 million Series A funding round, which values the company at nearly $2 billion. Checkout.com… Read More

Overfunding: Investment Mobile App Wombat Invest Surpasses £250,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

Wombat Invest, a UK-based investment app, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 equity crowdfunding target on funding portal, Seedrs. The company is currently offering 9.07% in equity through the funding round, at a £2.5 million pre-money valuation. The latest crowdfunding campaign comes less than two… Read More

Grab Secures More Than $850 Million Through Japanese Investors, Including Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. & TIS Inc.

Just days after Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MUFJ) was reportedly set to invest more than $700 million in Grab, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant announced it secured more than $800 million from Japanese investors, which includes MUFJ and also  TIS Inc. As previously reported,… Read More

Envestnet | Yodlee Announces Acquisition of Financial Data Aggregation & Analytics Platform Provide FinBit.io

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Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV), a data aggregation and analytics platform for digital financial services provider, announced on Tuesday it has acquired FinBit.io, a financial data aggregation and analytics platform provider for the India and Asia market. Founded in 2017,  FinBit.io describes itself as a data analytics… Read More

U.S. Fintech ClickSwitch Set to Deliver Account Switching Technology to Finastra Clients

ClickSWITCH, a U.S. fintech that claims it simplifies and automates the switch of direct deposits and recurring payments for financial institutions’ new and existing account holders, announced on Monday it will be delivering its switching technology to clients of Finastra’s core banking solutions, which are… Read More

Ireland-Based Financial Automation & Data Intelligence Solutions Provider Glantus Announces Acquisition of Vendor Credit Recovery Services JPD Financial

Glantus a global provider of financial automation and data intelligence solutions, announced on Monday it has acquired JPD Financial, a Vendor Credit Recovery services provider. According to Glantus, the acquisition will bring new levels of automation and AI to credit recovery and financial processing offered… Read More

Neobank Sogexia Granted Payment Institution License By the Minister of Finances of Luxembourg

Neobanking group Sogexia announced on Monday it has been granted its payment institution license by the Minister of Finances of Luxembourg. The company reported that since 2010 it has been providing to both consumers and corporates the ability to open a payment account in a… Read More

Billtrust Appoints Former Green Dot Exec Mark Shifke as Chief Financial Officer 

Billtrust, a fintech firm focused on B2B payment cycle management, announced on Thursday it has appointed Mark Shifke as its new CFO. According to Billtrust, Shifke has more than 35 years of financial and legal experience, with his recent position being CFO of Green Dot,… Read More

TotallyMoney Milestone: Signs Up Three Million Customers in Less Than Three Years

TotallyMoney, a UK-based fintech firm that helps its clients make better financial decisions by putting them right at the center of their credit data, announced on Wednesday it has signed up its three millionth customer since its launch in 2017. This news comes just a… Read More

Tipalti’s New Milestone: Surpasses $10 Billion in Annual Transactions

Global payables platform Tipalti announced on Wednesday it has surpassed $10 billion in annual transactions. The company reported the news coincides with it exceeding 900 customers, once again doubling new customer bookings in 2019. Tipalti also added 65 new team members during the second half… Read More

Standard Chartered Appoints Former Ripple Exec Kahina van Dyke As New Global Head of Digital Channels & Client Data Analytics

Standard Chartered, a UK-based multinational banking and financial services company with $688 billion in assets, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Kahina van Dyke as its new Global Head of Digital Channels and Client Data Analytics. According to Standard Chartered, Kahina joins from Ripple where… Read More

Alchemy Appoints Former Liberty Lending CEO Walt Ramsey to Advisory Board

Fintech infrastructure development company Alchemy Technologies announced on Tuesday it appointed former Liberty Lending CEO Walt Ramsey to its Advisory Board. According to Alchemy, Ramsey held various senior leadership as well as executive position at JPMorgan Chase, Lloyds Bank, Experian, GE Consumer Finance, Associates (Acquired by Citigroup) as… Read More

Wombat Invest Now Seeking £250,000 Through New Seedrs Funding Round

Wombat Invest, a UK-based investment app, has launched a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £250,000 at a pre-money valuation of £2.5million. The company is currently offering 9.07% in equity through the funding round. Founded in 2017, the fintech startup allows investors to… Read More

80% of Chinese Banks to Integrate Fintech Solutions from Cloud Market: Report

Approximately 80% of all Chinese banks will acquire and integrate Fintech solutions from the cloud market, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), a leading multinational market intelligence company.  China’s Fintech sector is known for quickly adopting a broad range of information technologies including cloud computing,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Numerate Announces Addition of Digital Account Opening, Credit Card Decision & More Features to Provide Banks With Digital Front End of Banking

Small business lending platform and fintech Numerated announced this week an expansion of its platform to support banks’ full suite of business banking products. The platform will now be offering pre-filled digital applications across business banking products, and a range of digital lending and account… Read More

U.S. Restaurant Management Fintech Toast Raises $400 Million Through Series F Funding Round

Toast, a U.S.-based restaurant management fintech platform, announced on Friday it secured $400 million through its Series F funding round, which was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, TPG, Greenoaks Capital, and Tiger Global Management with participation from Durable Capital Partners LP, TCV, funds and accounts… Read More

U.S. Fintech Reggora Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Spark Capital

Reggora, a U.S. fintech that specializes in residential appraisal software, announced on Thursday it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Spark Capital. Founded in 2016, Reggora describes itself as a modern appraisal technology company that provides mortgage lenders… Read More

Monzo Encourages UK N26 Customers to Switch Services Once N26 Moves Out of the UK

Following the announcement that N26 was departing the UK after the country left the European Union, digital challenger bank Monzo shared with UK N26 customers the reasons to switch to its banking service. As previously reported, N26 reported that with the UK now having left… Read More

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