Tagged: fintech

Boston’s DCU FinTech Innovation Center Announces Summer 2018 Cohort

The DCU FinTech Innovation Center, a program focused exclusively on fostering pre-seed and seed-stage financial technology companies in New England, announced on Thursday the ten new start-up ventures in its Summer 2018 cohort. As previously reported, the Center is fully funded by Digital Federal Credit Union and… Read More

MatchMove Teams Up With tmu to Enable Contactless Prepaid Mastercard in South Asia

On Thursday, Asian fintech MatchMove announced it has enabled the first contactless prepaid Mastercard in South Asia. According to MatchMove, the new card is being issued by India’s Federal Bank, is distributed under the brand name tmw by The MobileWallet Pvt. Ltd, India’s first complete payment solution,… Read More

Finn AI Launches on Temenos MarketPlace

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announced on Thursday the launch of Finn AI on Temenos MarketPlace, which is a platform for facilitating the exchange of value between fintech providers and financial institutions. According to Temenos, Finn AI, which is working with financial institutions such as Bank of… Read More

KeyBank Acquires Digital Lending Platform For Small Businesses Bolstr

On Wednesday, KeyBank announced it has acquired digital lending platform for small businesses Bolstr. According to Key, the fintech software, which is expected to be implemented later this year, will enable the banking group to provide faster and easier access both to SBA loans and to… Read More

Chinese Fintech PINTEC Launches Installment Financing on E-Commerce Platforms

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Wednesday it has launched installment financing on its e-commerce platforms. This news comes just a couple of weeks after PINTEC secured $103 million through its latest financing round, which as led by Mandra Capital and SINA Corp…. Read More

Fintech Saas Company HighRadius Announces Houston Expansion

HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Tuesday it has expanded into Katy, Texas, which is near Houston, Texas. This news comes just a few months after the company secured a strategic investment from Citi Ventures and PNC.  As previously… Read More

U.S. Fintech Brex Debuts Corporate Card For Startups

On Tuesday, U.S. fintech Brex announced the launch of its new corporate card that’s specifically designed to help startups qualify based on funding rather than credit history. This news comes just after Brex completed its Series B funding round, bringing its total funding to $57… Read More

Yirendai Announces Institutional Funding from Goldman Sachs

Chinese fintech Yirendai announced on Tuesday global investment banking group Goldman Sachs has provided it with RMB 324 million of funding for a term of three years. While sharing details about the investment,  Dennis Cong, Chief Financial Officer of Yirendai, stated: “We are very excited to see the… Read More

Finance Montréal Announces Launch of the Montréal FinTech Station

Finance Montréal announce on Monday the launch of the Montréal FinTech Station, which had financial support from the Government of Québec. According to Finance Montréal, the Montréal FinTech Station’s mission will be to support the development of new businesses in the financial technology sector as well as help… Read More

Finastra Announces Acquisition of Malauzai

Finastra announced on Monday it has acquired Malauzai, a Texas-based provider of mobile and Internet banking solutions for community financial institutions. The company reported that this new deal reflects its commitment to the U.S. retail and business banking sectors by further enabling digital transformation for… Read More

Dollar Bank Partners With Fintech Firm Fiserv to Launch New Digital Banking Experience

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced on Monday it has teamed up with Dollar Bank to launch the bank’s new digital banking and payment capabilities with a focus on the customer experience. According to Fiserv, Dollar Bank will build on its… Read More

Revolut App Update: Announces New Accounts, Analytics, & Payment Screens

UK-based fintech Revolut announced last week a new update with its mobile app, which recently relaunched with a new look. The company debuted new Accounts, Analytics, and Payment Screens.  “Our product designers and engineers have been hard at work building a new Accounts screen from the ground up. They’ve… Read More

N26 Milestone: Reaches More Than €1 Billion in Monthly Transaction Volume; Over 1 Million Customers

German mobile bank N26 recently announced serves more than one million customers across the continent. The company reported that it has doubled its customer base over the last nine months. According to N26, the monthly transaction volume exceeds €1 billion, signaling high levels of user activity and… Read More

Barclays Announces The Next 11 Companies Selected For The Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator Program

On Thursday, Barclays announced the next 11 companies to the 2018 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The company claimed that this program, which has been running since 2014, has become one of the most selective fintech accelerators in the world, with a growing… Read More

PrimeTel Announces New Partnership With Revolut to Provide Contactless Visa Card

On Wednesday, Cyprus-based telecom provider PrimeTel announced it has teamed up with Revolut to help customers connect to a “world of unlimited digital capabilities” through the duo’s new PrimeTel Revolut co-branded contactless Visa card that comes with a host of features to make managing money… Read More

Enterprise Ireland Announces €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Fintech & Deep Tech Start-Ups

Enterprise Ireland, the government organization that’s responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises, announced on Monday the launch of its new €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Fintech and Deep Tech start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets. According to… Read More

Australian Fintech & Invoice Marketplace Timelio Announces $250 Million Milestone

Timelio, an Australia-based online marketplace for invoice and supply chain finance, announced on Tuesday it has surpassed $250 million in invoice funding. Founded in 2014, the fintech firm stated its purpose is to improve the financial well-being of business owners by improving cash flow for… Read More

Canadian Venture Capital Fund For Early Stage Fintech Companies Luge Capital Completes $75 Million Round of Financing

Luge Capital, a new venture capital fund specifically focused on early-stage fintech companies and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions applied to financial services, announced on Monday it has completed a $75 million round of financing to begin operations. The fund reported that Initially, $50 million of the raised capital was… Read More

Global Fintech Firm InvestCloud Acquires rplan Limited for $20 Million

On Monday, global fintech InvestCloud announced it has acquired London-based rplan Limited for $20 million. According to InvestCloud, rplan is a provider of client engagement technology to support investment propositions for web and mobile. The company’s client base includes four of the top eight UK… Read More

Standard Chartered Announces Plans to Apply For Virtual Banking License in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered recently announced it is planning to apply for a virtual banking license in Hong Kong. According to South China Morning Post, Standard Chartered will be the first traditional bank to seek the license locally to operate fully online without any physical branches. Standard… Read More