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Pakistan-Based Fintech SadaPay Secures $7.2 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Recharge Capital

  SadaPay, a Pakistan-based fintech startup, has reportedly secured $7.2 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Recharge Capital with participation from Kingsway Capital, Raptor Group, Ualá’s founder Pierpaolo Barbieri, Ribbit Capital’s Brian McGrath, former General Catalyst partner Ilan Stern, and Valon Technologies’ founder… Read More

DriveWealth Joins Forces With Plaid For API Integration

Digital brokerage solution provider DriveWealth announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with Plaid to enable mutual customers to simplify online investment account funding through one API integration. DriveWealth reported that mutual customers may authenticate their end users’ bank accounts through Plaid and receive tokens, which then… Read More

U.S.-Based SaaS Fintech HighRadius Raises $300 Million Through Series C Funding Round; Brings Valuation to $3.1 Billion

HighRadius, a U.S.-based fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Tuesday it raised $300 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by D1 Capital and Tiger Global with participation from existing investors ICONIQ Growth and Susquehanna Growth Equity…. Read More

Insurance Digital Wallet & Loyalty Startup Marble Opens Platform For Any U.S. Policyholder

  Marble, a U.S.-based digital wallet and loyalty platform for insurance, announced on Tuesday it is dropping its waitlist and opening its platform to any U.S. policyholder. The launch comes less than two months after Marble raises $2.5 million through its seed financing round.  Founded… Read More

UAE Bank Account Service NOW Money Raises $7 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Anthemis Exponential Ventures

    NOW Money, a UAE-based digital account service, announced on Monday it raised $7 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Anthemis Exponential Ventures with participation from  Knuru Capital, Wamda, Commercial Bank of Dubai, DIFC FinTech Fund, Accion Venture Lab, Greenhouse Capital, and Hambro Perks Oryx Fund. Founded… Read More

Mogo Launches Bitcoin Cashback Mortgage

  Canadian fintech Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) announced on Monday it has extended its Bitcoin cashback reward program to include MogoMortgage. Mogo reported that under the program its members who take out a new mortgage or refinance may earn up to $3,100 cashback deposited into… Read More

U.S. Fintech Pilot Increases Series C Investment Round’s Funds to $100 Million

  Pilot, a U.S.-based fintech that specializes in back office services for startups and small businesses, announced on Friday it raised a total of $100 million through its Series C funding round, doubling its valuation to $1.2 billion. The round was notably led by Bezos Expedition… Read More

Global Fintech Drip Capital Completes $40 Million Committed Warehouse Credit Facility From East-West Bancorp

  Drip Capital, a global fintech that provides cross-border trade finance, announced on Thursday it has completed a US$40 million committed warehouse credit facility with East-West Bancorp (EWB) for the expansion of Drip’s trade finance solutions to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Karl Boog, Head… Read More

Global Fintech Payfare Announces New Board Members

Payfare, a global fintech that specializes in digital banking and instant payout solutions, announced on Thursday it has welcomed new directors to its board. The new board members are the following: Kelly Graziadei: Brings 20 years of leadership experience in tech companies including AltaVista, Yahoo and… Read More

Oyster Financial Unveils Instant Credit & Revolving Credit Lines For Mexican Small Businesses

U.S./Mexico fintech Oyster Financial announced on Wednesday it has launched instant credit and revolving credit lines for Mexico-based small businesses. The new products come less than six months after Oyster Financial raised $14 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Monashees and… Read More

Nigerian Fintech Bankly Reportedly Secures $2 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Vault

Bankly, a Nigeria-based fintech, has reportedly secured $2 million through its seed funding round, with was led by Vault. Founded in 2018 by Tomilola Adejana and Fredrick Adams, Bankly states it provides a USSD based savings product where users fund their account using Bankly vouchers nationwide. “We… Read More

Plaid Introduces FinRise’s Class of 2021

  Plaid announced on Wednesday the inaugural cohort of five early-stage fintech startups for FinRise, which is Plaid’s incubator program to empower early-stage entrepreneurs that are Black, Indigenous or People of Color.  As previously reported, FinRise is a nine-month program designed to support early-stage founders… Read More

Austria-Based Fintech NumberX Set to Launch App-Based Payment Card Powered By Open Banking

  NumberX, an Austria-based fintech, recently announced its plans to launch if app-based payment card, which is powered by open banking. Mastercard is notably the company’s strategic partner for the card. Founded in 2020, NumberX’s focus is on maximum freedom and flexibility, the greatest possible acceptance, and… Read More

Citi Teams Up With Fintech Firm Sharegain to Launch Automated Securities Lending Solution For Wealth Managers

  Citi announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with fintech firm Sharegain to launch an automated securities lending solution specifically for wealth managers. Citi reported that through the solution, wealth managers may deliver a securities lending program to their customers, giving them the opportunity to earn… Read More

Latvian Fintech Jeff App Scores $1 Million Through Latest Financing Round Led By the Estonian Business Angels Network Syndicate

Jeff App, a Latvian fintech startup that provides a data-enabled loan brokerage platform for unbanked customers in Asia, announced on Tuesday it raised $1 million through its latest financing round led by the Estonian Business Angels Network (EstBAN) syndicate with participation from Startup Wise Guys,… Read More

Swedish Fintech Zaver Secures $5 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Zaver, a Sweden-based fintech that allows merchants to accept careless payments and offers buy now, pay later (BNPL), has reportedly secured $5 million through its new funding round, which involved participation from  Inbox Capital, Inventure, Fredrik Österberg, Magnus Rausing, Joen Bonnier, Fabian Hielte, and Max… Read More

Dubai International Financial Centre Receives Approval to Join the World Alliance of International Financial Centers

      Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), an international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, has received approval to join the World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC). WAIFC is described as a non-profit association registered in Belgium,… Read More

Digital Payments Platform Wirex Wins Cryptoback Trademark Case

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Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Thursday has succeeded in its High Court trademark infringement claim regarding their UK registered trademark for Cryptoback, which is reportedly used in conjunction with the platform’s cryptocurrency rewards scheme. According to Wirex, the lawsuit was against Cryptocarbon Global Ltd,… Read More

French Fintech PayFit Secures €90 Million Through Series D Funding Round

  PayFit, a France-based fintech that specializes in payroll and HR, announced on Wednesday it secured 90 million through its Series D funding round which was led b y Eurazeo Growth, Large Venture, and BPI France with participation from Accel, Frst, and Xavier Niel. Launched… Read More

LendingUSA Appoints Michael Brown As Vice President of Credit Risk & Pricing

LendingUSA, a U.S.-based fintech lender that provides loans to small businesses ranging from $1000 to $35,000, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Michael Brown as its new Vice President of Credit Risk and Pricing. The latest appointment comes just weeks after LendingUSA appointed Adam Contino… Read More

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