Tagged: fintech apps

Structure.fi to Support Financial Innovations within Regulatory Sandbox

Structure.fi, a global financial platform that recently raised $20 million to offer its mainstream audience a mobile-first personal finance tool capable of transacting seamlessly across all asset classes, announced that the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC)… Read More

Fintech Firm Stripe Opens New App Marketplace

Fintech firm Stripe has reportedly opened an App Marketplace that’s currently housing up to 50 third-party business apps from vendors such as DocuSign, Dropbox, Intercom, Mailchimp, Ramp, and Xero. As mentioned in the announcement, Stripe Apps aims to make it possible for businesses to customize… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Acquires £30M via Loan Agreement

Freetrade, the UK-based stock brokerage app provider, has secured £30 million via a loan agreement in order to boost its financial resources without having to commit to a new valuation for the firm. The FT reports that the announcement comes at a time when startups… Read More

Edinburgh’s Payments Fintech Zumo Appoints Jonathan Sepulchre as Head of Growth

Zumo, the Edinburgh-based crypto wallet and payments platform, recently appointed Jonathan Sepulchre to serve as Head of Growth, a newly-created function “to drive the next stage of the company’s development.” An experienced “growth leader” with a comprehensive background in digital marketing, Jonathan will work closely… Read More

KreditBee Teams Up with SafeGold, Introduces Digital Gold Offering

KreditBee, which claims to be one of India’s “leading” Fintech platforms, recently announced the launch of ‘KreditBee 24K Gold’, a digital gold investment product. Clients may “securely” purchase digital gold “with 99.5% purity at live market rates with a single tap on the KreditBee app.”… Read More

Revolut Junior Clients in the UK, EEA May Use Google Pay for Seamless Transactions

Digital bank Revolut, the provider of a financial Super App with over 18 million customers globally, revealed that it will bring Google Pay to Revolut Junior clients across the United Kingdom and EEA. Revolut says it added support for Google Pay after getting feedback during… Read More

Overfunding: ID Finance, a Fast-Growing Fintech in Spain and Mexico, Secures €1M+ from 459 Investors via Crowdcube

ID Finance, which claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintechs in Spain and Mexico, has raised 106% (€1,062,883) of its €1M fundraising target from 459 investors (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube with 3 days left in its crowdfunding campaign. After a record-setting… Read More

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

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