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Pakistan based Fintech Dbank Acquires $17.6M via Round Led by Sequoia Southeast Asia, Kleiner Perkins

Dbank, a Pakistan-based Fintech company established by two ex- Google professionals, has acquired $17.6 million via a seed round that has been co-led by Sequoia Southeast Asia and Kleiner Perkins. Brazil’s virtual banking platform Nubank, RTP Global, Rayn and business partner Askari Bank also took… Read More

Senator Sherrod Brown Asks Apple, Google to Explain How they Protect Against Fraudulent Crypto Apps

Smartphones have become the operating systems of our existence. Today, you need your iPhone or Android phone to accomplish many different tasks, including managing money. This also includes the growing number of crypto and neo-banking Apps. Yesterday, Sherrod Brown, a Democrat Senator from Ohio who… Read More

MAS, Google Cloud Introduce Point Carbon Zero Program to Support Climate Fintech Solutions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Google Cloud have jointly launched the Point Carbon Zero Program “to drive the innovation, incubation and scaling of climate FinTech solutions in Asia.” The Program is “a collaboration under MAS’ Project Greenprint and seeks to use climate FinTech… Read More

Digital Transformation: Arvest Bank Teams Up with Google Cloud to Streamline Community Banking

Arvest Bank, a community bank with over $26 billion in assets, announced a five-year partnership with Google Cloud to “enable and accelerate its multi-year digital transformation strategy.” The announcement “follows the bank’s partnership with technology leader Thought Machine, and comes on the heels of its… Read More

Google Pay with Adyen Enables Shoppers to Make Secure Online Payments

Google Pay with Adyen enables shoppers “to securely pay online and in-person using the cards stored in the Google account.” The integration is described as being “secure (supporting 3DS), ubiquitous (multiple currencies across many countries) and effortless.” Adyen has partnered with Google “for quite some… Read More

Presearch Community Introduces “Decentralized” Web3 Search Engine

Presearch, the private, “decentralized” search engine with 3.8 million registered users and 150 million monthly searches, has announced its Mainnet launch, “shifting all search traffic to run on its decentralized network of community-run nodes.” Rather than using centralized computing infrastructure that is fully controlled by… Read More

Pindrop Teams Up with Google Cloud to Enhance Contact Center Security

Pindrop, an international “leader” in voice tech, has announced a partnership with Google Cloud that will enable it “to build and offer new authentication solutions to enhance call center experiences for customers on Google Cloud’s platform.” Pindrop will also make its suite of fraud detection… Read More

Payaut, an Automated Payment Solution for Online Marketplaces, Finalizes €8M Seed Round

Payaut, an automated payment solution for online platforms and marketplaces, has announced it has closed an €8 million seed round “led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, with participation from existing investors LocalGlobal and Entrée Capital.” Payaut, which provides a range of financial solutions… Read More

Finxact Confirms General Availability of Finxact via Google Cloud

Finxact, a provider of the next-gen core banking platform to the US regional and super-regional banking sector, announced that its technology is available to financial institutions to run on Google Cloud. In the five years since its launch, Finxact has become a key player in… Read More

11:FS Foundry Teams Up with Google Cloud to Develop Solutions for Businesses Focused on Financial Services

11:FS Foundry recently teamed up with Google Cloud, in order to create an end-to-end or comprehensive solution for businesses implementing new financial services use-cases. Through the partnership, Google Cloud customers will be able to access a clear solution for embedding finance into their products, while… Read More

CFPB Orders Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Square and PayPal to Hand Over Payments Info

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has demanded that big tech, including Fintechs, to hand over information on payments. As everyone knows, payments have gone digital as cash usage declines. While many transactions have migrated to plastic debit and credit cards, today cards are virtual… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up with Google to Offer Digital Assets to Millions of Consumers

Bakkt, a digital asset marketplace that enables consumers to purchase, sell, send and spend cryptocurrencies, has formed a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in order to extend the reach and usability of virtual currencies to meet growing consumer demand and preferences. As mentioned in a… Read More

SaaS Platform Plannuh, which Focuses on Financial Management, Business Optimization, Secures $4.1 Million

Plannuh, a software-as-a-service or SaaS firm automating core marketing leadership processes such as planning, financial management, and optimization of business outcomes, reveals that it has finalized a $4.1 million equity round that was led by Ripple Ventures. Existing investors Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage VC firm… Read More

Marqeta Inks Partnership with Google on Google Pay Card

Marqeta (NASDAQ:MQ) has announced that Google Pay will use its modern card issuing platform to facilitate a tokenized, virtual card that gives Google Pay users more ways to use their Google Pay Card. Marqeta is an interesting infrastructure Fintech that became a publicly traded company… Read More

Google Cloud enabled, AI enhanced Cantonese Chatbot to be Offered by Hong Kong Insurer YF Life

Hong Kong-based insurance firm YF Life has partnered with HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES) in order to offer a Google Cloud-enabled Cantonese voice chatbot. The chatbot will be supporting insurance services and is expected to be introduced in early 2022. The chatbot uses Google Cloud‘s AI… Read More

Square Announces New Integration With Google

    Payment company Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) announced on Thursday its new integration with Google Merchant Center. According to Square, the integration makes it easier for Square sellers to reach new customers through direct product listings on Google. “Square for Retail merchants can now have products… Read More

Google to Invest $7 Billion in Real Estate in 2021, Tech Giant has Big Plans for its Cloud Business

Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL) is reportedly planning to spend $7 billion on real estate this year, mainly in the form of office space and data centers. During 2020, the tech giant had put its real estate spending plans on hold as the COVID-19 pandemic weighed on the… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Reveals that Virtual Cards are Becoming Widely-Adopted

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, notes that as businesses have started moving away from legacy spending methods such as ACH or paper checks, the virtual credit card has become… Read More

Google Pay Users in India can Easily Review, Analyze All Transactions from 2020, Apple Pay Support Rolled out at NY Subway Stations

Google Pay for Android and iOS users now lets people see how much money they’ve spent during 2020. The expense tracking feature allows consumers to get a rough idea or estimate of their spending habits throughout the last year. Google Pay will also show users… Read More

Google India Exec Says AI Could Add $500 Billion to Economy, Google Pay Claims 43% Market Share

Artificial intelligence (AI) alone could potentially add $500 billion or half a trillion dollars to India’s economy, according to Google India Country Manager and VP, Sajay Gupta. Gupta, who has previously worked as MD of Star India and The Walt Disney Company India, noted (while… Read More

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