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Fintech Infrastructure Developer Alchemy has Extended its Capabilities Across the Globe

Timothy Li, CEO at Alchemy and Lecturer at USC, notes that his firm is pleased and “fortunate” to extend their Fintech capabilities across the globe. We are pleased and fortunate to extend our FinTech capabilities around the world. #fintech https://t.co/EFDA8jPplE — Timothy Li (@SuddenlyTime) January… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Routefusion Secures $10.5M from Canvas Ventures, Silverton Partners, Others

Routefusion, which claims to offer the most “comprehensive” Fintech solution for unlocking global expansion, has announced their $10.5 million seed “prime” funding round co-led by Canvas Ventures and Silverton Partners along with contributions from other investors. Other parties in Routefusion’s investment round reportedly include: Haymaker… Read More

Fintech Current Explains How You Can Get Your Tax Refund up to 5 Days Faster

Fintech firm Current notes that the end of the holiday season and the start of the new year can often be “a financial burden” with that extra spend from the holidays and “setting budget-goals for the new year.” Although January marks a fresh or brand… Read More

UK Workplace Savings Fintech Cushon Secures £35m, Plans to Acquire Creative

The team at Cushon notes that they’re pleased to confirm that they have, subject to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval, acquired Creative, the manager of the Creative Pension Trust. Once approved, this acquisition sees Cushon become the United Kingdom’s 5th largest “master trust provider.” As… Read More

Checkout.com Exec Reveals that Payments Data Provides Immense Utility for Businesses

The team at Checkout.com says that 2022 looks set to be a “defining year” for digital payments and commerce, with the “exponential” growth seen in recent years expected to continue. Checkout.com, which has become the most valuable Fintech after finalizing a massive $1 billion funding… Read More

Overfunding: Bank North, a Fintech enabled Banking Platform, Acquires £1.55M+ from 486 Investors via Crowdcube

Bank North, a Fintech-enabled bank, which will combine cloud-native tech with the trust of face-to-face relationship banking with the “aim of disrupting the £150bn UK SME lending market,” has secured 114% (£1,552,134) of its £1,350,000 target from 486 investors (at the time of writing) with… Read More

Indian Fintech Unicorn RazorPay Introduces Automated Tax Solutions for Businesses

The team at Razorpay asks whether you’re aware of what’s one of the things that’s quite common among all Indian startup founders and business owners. According to Razorpay, they tend to struggle when managing tax and compliance payments. And, if you’ve just started your business,… Read More

Aite-Novarica Group and Nium Share Insights on Embedded Payment Experiences

If the world of payments has taught us “one thing,” it’s that “keeping up with the changes holds the power to keep both customers and business partners satisfied,” according to an update from Nium. Nium writes in a blog post that as more firms are… Read More

UK Fintech LiveFlow Reveals How No-Code, Low-Code Tools Can Help Accountants

The team at London-based Fintech LiveFlow says that there’s no denying that these days, coding is a really valuable and practical skill to have. Many people who aren’t computer programmers are still learning to code, and the demand is “clearly increasing,” according to an update… Read More

Digital Transformation: Visa Shares Suggestions for Small Business Owners Planning to Take Virtual Payments

Freedom, work satisfaction and flexibility are a few of the key reasons that small business owners “take the leap” to pursue their vision, according to an update from Visa (NYSE: V). Rachelle Gonzalez, Founder of Taco Shelly’s in Bethlehem, PA, had reached a key point… Read More

UK Fintech TrueLayer Evaluates Impact and Progress of Open Banking

Open Banking is four years old now, however, the team at TrueLayer asks “who’s using it, how is it benefitting consumers and what’s next?” TrueLayer writes in a blog post that the updated Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force “on 13 January 2018, introducing… Read More

Nine Fintechs Chosen for 2022 Fintech Wales Foundry Accelerator Program

The Fintech Wales Foundry, the flagship accelerator program by Fintech Wales, recently announced the nine Fintech startups “accepted into its 2022 Accelerator.” As noted in the update, the 12-week, no equity program, titled The Foundry: Validate Raise & Scale, is reportedly “the only accelerator of… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Explains How Payments-as-a-Service is Helping the Travel Industry to Enhance CX

Software is “changing the world,” according to an update from UK Fintech Modulr. Modulr writes in a blog post that thanks to Cloud computing and the rise of SaaS (Software as a Service), businesses are now “powered by virtual services rather than having to invest… Read More

LatAm Fintech EBANX to Expand Business Operations and Portfolio in Mexican Markets

EBANX, a Latin American payments Fintech, is reportedly expanding its presence and portfolio in Mexico with the introduction of solutions focused on local online merchants. In addition to providing services to assist national firms and international platforms to expand their sales in the LatAm region,… Read More

Digital Banking: Revolut Officially Launches as a Bank in 10 European Nations

Digital banking Fintech Revolut has reportedly launched operations as a bank in 10 Western European nations, allowing it to provide its customers in these markets with deposit protection. Revolut, which is a provider of a financial super-app with over 18 million customers across the globe,… Read More

QR Payments for Businesses in India have Become Popular, Expected to See Greater Adoption in 2022, Pine Labs Reveals

The team at Pine Labs, a digital payments firm that confidentially filed for a $500 million IPO at valuation of around $7 billion, notes that online payment methods in India have been “around for a while now and with their rising popularity, they are here… Read More

Fintech Adoption to Continue in 2022 with Financial Inclusion, Green Investments, Online Trading, Remittance Payments As Key Focus Areas

Financial services have become a lot more accessible, seamless, and user-friendly in the past decade due largely to the rise of innovative Fintech platforms throughout the world. Traditional banking service providers have launched their own digital transformation strategies in order to remain competitive in a… Read More

LatAm Fintech Belvo Shares Updates on Data Enrichment, Data Aggregation, Developers Portal

The team at LatAm Fintech Belvo has reflected on a great year for all the financial innovators working towards “leveraging open finance in Latin America.” Belvo has shared their latest product updates and releases “on three fronts: data enrichment, data aggregation, and [their] developers portal.”… Read More

Global Fintech Azimo Explains How to Receive Payments in Colombia by Completing Certain Legal Requirements

Azimo, a firm that claims to enable faster, cheaper global money transfers, has explained that Abono Automático (or automatic deposit) is a legal requirement that Bancolombia customers have to “enable before receiving Colombian pesos (COP) from overseas.” After that, users may deposit COP directly into… Read More

Frédérick Lavoie from Flinks Comments on Latest Fintech Trends Including Open Banking, BNPL

Open Banking is the “future of banking,” according to an update from alternative investment platform YieldStreet. The team at YieldStreet has explained how Open Banking can impact your banking experience. In an episode of The Yield, Yieldstreet CFA Peter Kerr was joined by Frédérick Lavoie… Read More

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