Tagged: fintech apps

Fintech Axate, a Payment Tool Provider Attempting to Fix Broken Media Market, Acquires £360,799 via Crowdcube

Axate, the flexible payment tool that aims to “fix a broken media market,” has secured 103% (or £360,799) of its £350,000 fundraising target via Crowdcube (at the time of writing) from 193 investors. The Axate team explains that users may sign up once, “upload some… Read More

“Alisa,” the Voice Assistant from Russian Tech Firm Yandex, Is Now Available for VTB Bank

“Alisa”, the voice assistant from Russian tech firm Yandex, is now available for Russia’s VTB Bank (MCX: VTBR). She’ll be able to inform consumers about the products, tariffs and the banking platform’s services. She can also go over loan applications and offer advice or suggestion… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Introduces New Features in August to Enhance UX

August is drawing to a close and cooler days might be on their way, however, that “never stops the wheels turning” at digital bank Revolut. As usual, they’ve been working to bring clients the “best possible” experience, and they’ve got some “real fireworks” for customers,… Read More

Digital Banking: Revolut Shares Latest Updates Including Automatic Reminders, Improved Integrations

The team at digital bank Revolut reveals that they’ve been working in “overdrive” to make things “easier” for clients. Revolut, which recently secured an additional $800 million in capital at a $33 billion valuation, has shared that August brings users “stacks of all-star” updates in… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling Reveals How It’s Helping Businesses At Festivals

UK’s digital bank Starling notes that with their platform and financial services, clients are able to bank “anywhere.” According to Starling Bank, that’s what makes them a wonderful app for business owners “out and about at festivals.” As part of this ongoing support for the… Read More

Overfunding: The Big Exchange, an Impact Investment, Money Management App, Secures £284,000 via Crowdcube

The Big Exchange, which is an impact investing platform & a money management app, with a marketplace for fairer products coming, has secured ££283,916 of its £150,000 target from 242 investors through Crowdcube (at the time of writing). The Big Exchange team notes that they… Read More

Swapi, a Fintech Allowing Users to Swap Loyalty Rewards Between Brands, Secures £336,583 via Crowdcube

Swapi, a company focused on giving users the option to exchange loyalty rewards between brands and avoiding having their points expire, has secured £338,000 (of its £300,000 target) in capital via Crowdcube from 160 different investors (at the time of writing). Swapi reports a £4,311,925… Read More

Neobanking Platform Yapeal Now Offering Clients in Switzerland a New Cross-Border Payments Service via Wise

Neobanking platform Yapeal has started offering cross-border money transfers to its clients through Fintech Wise (formerly Transferwise and now pursuing listing on the LSE). Through the partnership, Yapeal will work with Wise to make cross-border transactions fast, simple, and cheap for their app’s users. Wise,… Read More

UK Fintech Bottlepay to Allow European Consumers to Perform Instant Bitcoin, Euros, GBP Payments

Bottlepay, an international payments app provider, has introduced its services across Europe, enabling clients to perform instant, cost-effective cross-border transactions with Euros and Bitcoin (BTC). The Bottlepay app leverages the Lightning Network (LN), a layer-2 Bitcoin payments scalability solution, in order to conduct faster transfers…. Read More

Embedded Financial Services Can Offer Better User Experience, Fintech Modulr Explains

Modulr, a Payments as a Service API Platform for digital businesses, notes that embedded financial services can be considered the fourth platform. UK-based Modulr writes in a blog post that embedded financial services have kicked off an “exciting innovations race.” The company also mentions that… Read More

Australia’s Stake, a Commission Free Brokerage App, Secures $30M from Tiger Global, DST Global

Australia’s commission-free brokerage app Stake has acquired $30 million in capital from Tiger Global and partners of DST Global in order to support the firm’s expansion into European markets. Stake provides retail investors with access to over 4,400 US stocks and exchange-traded-fund (ETFs), along with… Read More

Digital Banking: Revolut Business Web App has Been Updated, Now It’s Easier to Work with Marketplace Apps

Digital bank Revolut says your account has had “a spring clean.” Revolut Business has a “new look” and a more “personalized” experience. The Revolut team writes in a blog post: “We’ve updated our Revolut Business web app and the new, simpler navigation makes it easier… Read More

UK Fintech Startup ilumoni Acquires £1.2M in Seed Funding, Receives FCA Authorization

ilumoni, a Fintech app that aims to assist consumers with borrowing, has secured £1.2 million in an over-subscribed seed funding round. ilumoni has finalized its round after introducing the Beta version of its app earlier this year. ilumoni is a “purpose-led,” AI-enhanced Fintech solution provider… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Monzo Adds New Features for Customers’ Connected Accounts and Virtual Cards

UK-based banking challenger Monzo recently revealed that it has added new features for its customers’ connected accounts and virtual cards. The Monzo team writes in a blog post: “We’ve added some exciting new features to help you get more visibility and control over your other… Read More

Danial Daychopan: CEO at Plutus Explains how Financial Services Provider Is Bridging Worlds of Fiat and Crypto

We recently connected with Danial Daychopan, CEO and Founder of UK-based Plutus, a financial services provider that aims to bridge the gap between traditional fiat currencies and “upcoming” cryptocurrencies. Plutus says it offers the “best of both worlds,” which includes centralized fiat and non-custodial crypto,… Read More

Digital Wealth Management Platform StashAway to Offer Services to Hong Kong Consumers after Obtaining License from SFC

StashAway, a digital wealth management solution provider, recently revealed that it will be offering services to Hong Kong consumers. The firm’s management confirmed that it’s now licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). StashAway is a digital investment platform that offers “intelligent” asset allocation… Read More

DeFi Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Over 25,000 Users, Appr. $46M AUM

YIELD App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, has revealed that they’ve seen “strong” growth during their first quarter of trading, with the total number of users reaching almost 26,000 as assets under management (AUM) surged to around $46 million “between week one and… Read More

JPMorgan to Discontinue Support for Chase Pay by End of March, Shell, Starbucks, Walmart Customers will be Affected

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) will reportedly be closing down its Chase Pay method of making payments for apps and websites effective March 31, 2021. Chase bank’s full list of retailers accepting the payment method, which includes Shell, Starbucks, and Walmart customers will be affected by the suspension… Read More

Digital Banking: UAE Fintech YAP Launches New App for Local Consumers, Allowing them to Better Manage Finances

United Arab Emirates’ first “independent” virtual banking platform has just launched with more than 25,000 applicants that had pre-registered during the past few months in order to use the bank’s Fintech app. UAE-headquartered digital bank YAP will be allowing locals to open a bank account… Read More

Cash App from Square, Venmo from PayPal are Benefiting from Increased Use of Digital Wallets by Millennials, Analysts Explains

Catherine Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO of ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management company that managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, recently commented on Fintech industry developments and shared her views regarding future growth opportunities. Wood, who previously worked at Jennison… Read More

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