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Broctagon Fintech Group Launches Exchange Order Book Aggregator

Fintech solutions provider Broctagon Fintech Group this week launched WorldBook, which it describes as a global crypto movement focused on solving key liquidity issues plaguing the industry. WorldBook is an STP (straight-through processing) network with an aggregated liquidity pool. It aims to introduce a universal… Read More

iComply Adds Paul Childerhose to Board

iComply Investor Services, a global compliance software provider, has appointed Paul Childerhose, a recognized leader in the Canadian regtech industry, to its advisory board. Childerhose has more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian financial services sector and serves on the board of the… Read More

Russian Fintech Tinkoff Adds Services, Makes Hires

Russian fintech Tinkoff has launched Tinkoff Private, a new offering geared to affluent customers. It is a digital private banking service combining a range of actions for the HNWI segment that is now available in the Tinkoff and Tinkoff Investments apps. Tinkoff Private creates a… Read More

Welcome Tech Adds Industry Veteran to Bolster Immigrant-Focused Financial Services

Welcome Tech, a digital platform serving immigrant families in the U.S., today announced the addition of Daniel Ayala as executive vice president, managing director of Financial Services. His hire comes as the digital bank mobile app PODERcard surpassed 500,000 downloads this year. Welcome Tech has… Read More

Temenos, IBM Cloud Improving Hybrid Cloud Capabilities

Banking software company Temenos this week announced the availability of Temenos Transact next-generation core banking with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud, to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption within the financial services industry.  Temenos Transact helps banks adopt a cloud strategy for their core banking systems… Read More

SEON, GBG APAC Unite to Strengthen Online Fraud Prevention

Fraud prevention company SEON is partnering with GBG APAC, a digital identity services provider, to strengthen online fraud prevention for banks, Fintechs, and digital banks across the Asia Pacific region. SEON’s technology is fully integrated into the GBG Intelligence Centre and the alliance will combine… Read More

Top Republic Campaigns Tap Into Popular Mood

A look at the projects which have raised at least $1 million on crowdfunding platform Republic provides good insight into our collective psyche and how our consumption has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Topping the list is Digital Eclipse, which taps into our needs… Read More

Indian Neobank Fi Adopts RBI Account Aggregator Framework

Neobank Fi announced this week it is one of the first fintech companies to adopt the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Account Aggregator (AA) framework.  According to the regulations, companies must first obtain an RBI certificate of registration before operating as an account aggregator. Every… Read More

New Bimp Platform Designed for Gaming, E-Sports Industries

Bimp’s new platform blends game streaming, cryptocurrency, and DeFi into one ecosystem. Launched this July, Bimp is a cryptocurrency project which includes smart contracts, non-rugpull  features, a daily BNB claim reward system and NFT money backed by real tokens According to Newzoo, a gaming and… Read More

South African Crypto Exchange OVEX Announces Paxful Partnership

South African cryptocurrency exchange OVEX, which specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) trading, this week announced a partnership with P2P Fintech Paxful. As part of the agreement, Paxful’s customers will be able to utilize OVEX’s Direct Transfer to Bank mechanism, which allows them to instantly convert their… Read More

New Whitepaper Charts Digital Wallet Growth in Africa, Beyond

A new Omdia whitepaper commissioned by fintech solutions provider CR2 discusses the rise of digital wallets and their influence on the unbanked and underbanked and offers recommendations on how incumbent banks can embrace digital wallets to engage with new and existing customers. It cites key… Read More

Indian Fintech BharatPe Becomes Unicorn at $2.85 Billion Valuation

Indian Fintech BharatPe has turned into a Unicorn after raising around $370 million in Series E from Tiger Global, Dragoneer Investor Group, and Steadfast Capital at a $2,85 valuation. The New Delhi-based startup has become the 19th Indian startup to achieve a Unicorn status this… Read More

Education Loans Facilitator Credenc Receives $25 Million from Capital India

Capital India, a financial conglomerate, has invested USD 25 million in a mix of equity & debt in Credenc, a fintech-focused on education loans. With this investment, Credenc is looking to build a loan book of $400 million by 2025.  The New Delhi-based Credenc, founded… Read More

Indian Fintech StashFin Bets Big on Credit Line Cards, Growing 20% monthly

Indian neo-banking startup StashFin is betting big in the credit-starved nation with its innovative ‘credit line’ cards that could disrupt the digital lending ecosystem of the country. The fintech, which raised $40 million in Series B from a clutch of global investors in April this… Read More

Vietnam to carry out a pilot to study crypto’s role in creating digital govt

Vietnam is the latest among smaller nations to have joined the crypto bandwagon as the country is developing a strategy towards having a digital government. In the last few weeks, countries such as El Salvador, Portugal, and Philipinnes have introduced regulations around cryptocurrencies. Vietnam’s Prime… Read More

Apollo acquires 25% stake in PE firm Motive Partners for fintech deals

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (Apollo) has acquired a 24.9% stake in a Fintech-focused private equity firm, Motive Partners’ (Motive) management company, for an undisclosed amount. However, industry experts value the deal at $1 billion. With this, Apollo and its affiliates would become limited partners in… Read More

Carbon, Visa to Deliver Payment Solutions to Africa

African Fintech platform Carbon today announced a five-year partnership with Visa which will see physical and digital credit cards offered to its customers. Visa will provide funding across the term for implementation and marketing support. In 2020 Carbon pivoted from digital lending to digital banking… Read More

Top Tech Sector Investments to Soar in Next 5 Years

While recent levels of investment in the most attractive tech sectors are impressive, you ain’t seen nothing yet. According to market reports nanotechnology, AI, digital twins, genomics, and other biotech life sciences, which attracted $893 billion of investment last year, will draw $2.44 trillion by… Read More

Cross River VC Firm Has Fintech Focus

Cross River Bank seeks to extend its reach as a provider of fintech services through its new venture capital firm. Cross River Digital Ventures looks for companies which blend lending, payments, investing and fintech and which can bring further value to Cross River, “Cross River… Read More

Mobility app Moja to expand into West African market with O-CITY

Mobility app Moja Ride has partnered with Fintech O-CITY to fuel its digital innovation and future expansion plan in key West African markets. Based in Ivory Coast’s capital city Abidjan, Moja’s partnership with O-CITY comes after a series of funding rounds from leading global investors,… Read More

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