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Franklin Templeton Selects First Startup to Join Inaugural Singapore Fintech Incubator

Franklin Templeton, one of the world’s largest independent asset managers, officially opened its first Asian Fintech incubator in the heart of Singapore. The Franklin Templeton Singapore Fintech Incubator is “a joint incubation program for early-stage Fintech startups in partnership with F10 Global Innovation Network Singapore… Read More

4Trans Secures €18M Investment to Streamline Financing for Europe’s Hauliers

4Trans, a Fintech specializing in financial products for supply chain and logistics companies, has secured an €18 million investment from backers “including Atmos, Tera Ventures, and Lighthouse.” Impact investment fund management firm based in the UK, Advance Global Capital “has also extended a revolving credit… Read More

Flyp Selects Galileo Financial Technologies to Power Gamified Mobile Banking Platform

Galileo Financial Technologies, a financial technology company owned and operated independently by SoFi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFI), announced that its API-enabled financial technology powers Flyp. Flyp is a banking app and digital wallet, “with gamified rewards, challenges, and quests to attract, engage and retain customers.”… Read More

ForwardAI, C2FO to Provide Cash Flow Forecasting Tech to SMBs

ForwardAI, a Fintech providing aggregated access to accounting and business data and analysis, recently announced its partnership with C2FO, which claims to be the largest global platform for working capital. Through the collaboration, C2FO’s small business customers will “gain access to ForwardAI’s premium cash flow… Read More

Embedded Fintech Platform Colendi Acquires London’s Enterprise Blockchain Firm SETL

Colendi, the embedded Fintech services platform in Turkey and surrounding regions, announced its acquisition of London-based blockchain settlements and payments provider SETL. Launched in 2015, SETL claims to be one of the leading enterprises blockchain companies “known for its high-profile work with selected Central Banks… Read More

Fintech Mission Lane to Help People Optimize Income via Gig Work Discovery Engine

Mission Lane, a “purpose-driven” financial technology company, recently launched a series of product enhancements for its Earn app “to help people grow and optimize their income through a gig work discovery engine and an automated income tracker.” Mission Lane aims to “provide high-quality, transparent, and… Read More

Klarna App Is Enhanced with Digital Wallet for Quick Access to Loyalty Cards

Klarna, a digital bank, payments, and credit provider, announced the launch of its new Loyalty Card feature in the Klarna App. This allows app users “to store and access their physical loyalty cards as digital versions.” They can then “collect all points and benefits at… Read More

Toqio Embeds tell.money into Platform to Fulfill PSD2 Requirements

Tell.money, the Fintech solution that provides innovative and “rapidly” deployable open banking services for banks and other account providers, has teamed up with Toqio, the Fintech SaaS platform that “enables organizations to build and launch fintech propositions.” Addressing Toqio’s PSD2 (Payment Service Directive Two) requirement… Read More

iCapital to Acquire SIMON Markets, an Advisor Platform for Structured Investments, Annuities, Risk-Managed Solutions

iCapital, the Fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management sectors, and SIMON Markets, the Fintech company offering a digital platform designed to help financial advisors understand and manage structured investments, annuities, and other risk-managed products, have announced… Read More

Fintech Enfuce Selects Konsentus Verify for Secure Open Banking

​​Enfuce, which claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintech firms in Europe, has reportedly chosen Konsentus Verify in order to protect its clients from unauthorized/fraudulent third parties gaining access to account data and funds. Enfuce offers a modern, flexible, scalable, open banking service that… Read More

Japan and Indonesia Sign Letters on Cooperation Framework Regarding Innovation in Financial Sector

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) and the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan: OJK) have exchanged letters on Fintech Cooperation Framework “regarding Innovation in the financial sector.” This will lead to “increased exchanges regarding innovative trends and strengthen the cooperative relationship between the… Read More

Digital Asset Firm FTX Acquires Bitvo, Makes Alberta first Canadian Business Location

Momentum in Alberta’s Fintech sector continues to build as crypto exchange company FTX revealed plans to establish its first Canadian location in Calgary after the acquisition of Calgary-based Bitvo — a trading platform “offering Canadians a secure and easy way to buy, sell and trade… Read More

Aviva to Use Bud’s Open Banking Tech to Help Deal with Cost-of-Living Crisis

Aviva reportedly helps millions of customers with planning for their futures so its a key moment for the Open Banking community when they decide “to make a move in this space.” Bud‘s management noted that they’re looking forward “to supporting them along the way.” It’s… Read More

Fintech Australia Announces New Corporate Partnerships

Fintech Australia has signed up major corporate partners, establishing a total of 11 key partnerships within the last five months. Fintech Australia‘s ecosystem partnership program assists firms with collaborating with the Fintech sector and foster relationships with its major players. The new Gold tier partners… Read More

Fintech Lender Uncapped Acquires Specialist Gaming Lender Sugar

Fintech lender Uncapped announced the acquisition of Sugar, a specialist flexible finance provider for gaming and digital apps. Sugar will “continue to trade under the new brand Sugar powered by Uncapped.” The acquisition gives Uncapped “a foothold in the gaming and apps market.” Sugar also… Read More

Fintech Weavr Signals Further Expansion in Europe with Portugal Launch

With summer firmly upon us, Lisbon’s technology scene is beginning to heat up as it welcomes the launch of “plug-and-play” finance provider, Weavr, to Portugal. In recent times, Portugal has become “a noted hub for startups,” according to an update shared with CI. In fact,… Read More

Mastercard Introduces Start Path Initiative for Ukrainian Fintech Firms

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced a new Start Path initiative that has been designed for Ukrainian Fintech firms and entrepreneurs “to enable Ukrainian startups to accelerate growth and contribute to the rebuilding of the country’s economy.” The initiative – announced at Money 20/20 Europe in Amsterdam… Read More

Open Banking Fintech kevin. Enhances Transaction Monitoring with Sentinels

Sentinels, a Fenergo company and Europe’s intelligent transaction monitoring platform, has been appointed by payments fintech kevin. “to handle transaction monitoring compliance.” The relationship means kevin. now “detects suspicious transactions in real-time while ensuring compliance with local anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.” kevin.’s account-to-account (A2A) payment… Read More

Scroll Finance Teams Up with Fintech Modulr to “Disrupt” Homeowner Financing

Scroll Finance, a “next-generation” Fintech offering “smart” financing solutions to homeowners, recently announced that Modulr, the embedded payments platform, will be powering its underlying payments infrastructure. The partnership will “enable Scroll to accelerate its mission to disrupt the homeowner financing sector in the UK.” Scroll… Read More

HSBC Is Offering Oxford Fintech Program to Staff

HSBC recently revealed that it is offering the Oxford Fintech Program to staff, “in first partnership of its kind between the University and the banking sector.” One of Europe’s biggest banks, HSBC, is joining forces with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, “to help train… Read More

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