Tagged: fintech

Latin American Fintech Belvo Secures $43 million to Accelerate Open Finance Platform Expansion

  Belvo, a Latin American fintech, announced on Tuesday it secured $43 million through its Series A funding round, which saw participation from Future Positive and FJLabs. Founded in 2019, Belvo enables financial innovators to access and interpret data from their end-users in an easy… Read More

CommonBond Appoints Square’s Sonali Sambhus to Board of Directors

  CommonBond, an online lending platform servicing the student loan market, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Sonali Sambhus to its Board of Directors. According to CommonBond, Sambhus currently leads the developer platform at Square.  CommonBond also revealed that Sambhus has two decades of experience building technology products, from… Read More

NatWest Now Calling for Small Businesses to Join “Together for our Planet” Climate Action Government Campaign

    UK banking group NatWest recently announced it is encouraging small business customers to make a climate commitment and join the government’s Together for our Planet ‘business climate leaders’ campaign, which was launched by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Business & Energy Secretary. NatWest… Read More

Curve Closes Latest Crowdfunding Campaign With Nearly £10 Million Raised

  Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £10m in funding from 11,795 investors. Curve also claimed it was the fastest ever company on Crowdcube to raise… Read More

U.S. Auto Financing Fintech MotoRefi Scores $45 Million Through Series B Investment Round Led By Goldman Sachs Asset Management

  MotoRefi, an auto refinancing startup on a mission to help consumers save on their car loans, announced on Friday it scored $45 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The latest investment round comes less than… Read More

Circle Secures $440 Million Through Latest Investment Round

  Global fintech Circle announced on Friday it secured $440 million through its latest investment round.  Fidelity Management and Research Company, Marshall Wace, Willett Advisors, Intersection Fintech Ventures, Atlas Merchant Capital, Digital Currency Group, FTX, Breyer Capital, Valor Capital Group, Pillar VC, as well as Michael J…. Read More

Stripe Announces “Payment Links” Feature to Enable Online Sales Without Any Code Within Minutes

U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced earlier this week the launch of Payment Links. Stripe claims that Payment Links is the simplest way for businesses to create a full payment page with just a few clicks, and share the link with their customers, with no code required. “Payment… Read More

Flexa Announces “Pay With Flex” Option For Instant Online Bitcoin & Digital Currencies Acceptance

    Flexa, a global network uniting retail and blockchain technologies, announced on Wednesday its digital currency acceptance offering to include a suite of eCommerce plug-ins that enable merchants to accept digital currencies via their online retail channels instantly and with guaranteed zero fraud. Flexa… Read More

Update: Curve’s Crowdcube Campaign to Close Within 24 Hours After Launch With More Than £7.9 Million Raised

  Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced it is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £7.9 million secured from nearly 9700 Crowdcube investors. Curve reported that the… Read More

Financial Research Platform Sentieo Raises $20 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Ten Coves Capital

Sentieo, a U.S.-based financial research platform, announced on Tuesday it secured $20 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Ten Coves Capital with participation from  Centana Growth Partners and Studio Management. As previously reported, Sentieo is described as a modern financial research platform, utilizing machine learning… Read More

Curve’s Crowdcube Campaign Goes Live & Already Has More Than £6.8 Million Secured

  Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, has officially launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which was announced earlier this month, has already secured more than £6.8 million from… Read More

U.S. Fintech LendingPoint Appoints Ashish Gupta As New Chief Risk Officer

  LendingPoint, a data and technology platform dedicated to democratizing credit and accelerating commerce, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Ashish Gupta as its new Chief Risk Officer.  According to LendingPoint, Gupta will lead data science/AI, risk, fraud, and market modeling as well as pricing… Read More

Financing, Analytics, & Marketplace Startup ProducePay Scores $43 Million Through Series C Investment Round Co-Led By G2VP & IFC

ProducePay,  a U.S.-based financing, analytics, and marketplace startup for the fresh produce market, announced on Monday it raised $43 million through its Series C investment round, which was co-led by G2VP, IFC, and IDB with participation from Anterra Capital and Coventure, Astanor Ventures, IGNIA, and… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Mobile Wallet Capabilities Expansion in Africa Through New Strategic Partnerships

  Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Monday new four mobile wallet and fintech partnerships that give the company access to mobile wallets in 28 markets in Africa. The company reported that the new partnerships are with Airtel, Thunes, InTouch and MFS… Read More

Point-of-Sale Fintech SoftTouch Announces Addition of Touch-Free PayPal & Venmo Payment Acceptance Capabilities

  SoftTouch POS & Payments, a U.S.-based fintech that provides point-of-sale, payment gateway, payment processing and integration solution, announced on Monday it has enhanced its solution to include touch-free PayPal and Venmo payment acceptance capabilities. Founded in 2000, SoftTouch describes itself as a next-generation fintech company providing… Read More

Canadian Fintech XTM Appoints Randy Khalaf to Board of Directors

  XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Friday it has appointed Randy Khalaf to its Board of Directors. According to XTM, Khalaf’s current role is Chief Financial & Enterprise Systems Officer, EVP, and Treasurer of Novus International.  Speaking about Khalaf’s… Read More

Digital Securities Platform iSTOX Rebrands to ADDX

  iSTOX, a Singapore-based private capital platform, announced on Thursday it has rebranded to ADDX as it enters its next growth stage. As previously reported, ADDX describes itself as a future-ready capital markets platform that is set up usher in a new era for capital fundraising… Read More

Update: Curve’s Crowdcube Campaign Set to Go Live With 35,000 Sign-Ups

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday its upcoming equity crowdfunding campaign is set to go live on Crowdcube with 35,000 sign-ups (21,000 were signed up within the first 24-hours). As previously reported, Curve is… Read More

Airwallex Launches Online Card Payments Solution in Hong Kong

    Airwallex, a digital payments fintech, announced on Thursday the launch of its online card payment acceptance solution in Hong Kong. According to Airwallex, the solution will allow local merchants to accept online card payments made around the world using Visa and Mastercard. According… Read More

Circle Appoints Mandeep Walia As New Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

  Global fintech Circle announced on Wednesday it has appointed Mandeep Walia as its new Chief Compliance and Risk Officer. Circle reported that Walia will work with its leadership in helping “harmonize compliance standards” as a part of the company’s broad commitment to ensuring that open… Read More

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