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HSBC, Nova Credit to Offer Borderless International Credit Checking

Nova Credit, which claims to be one of the world’s leading consumer-permissioned credit bureaus, announced that it has partnered with HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) in order “to provide the bank with global access to its cross-border credit data product, Credit Passport, creating more opportunities for credit… Read More

Funding Societies Gains USD $50 Million Credit Line from HSBC

Funding Societies, a Southeast Asian SME finance provider, has gained a USD $50 million credit facility from HSBC Singapore. The additional capital will be utilized to provide financing to underserved SMEs in the region. Funding Societies reports that commercial lending in Asia Pacific is expected… Read More

Atome Financial Acquires $100M Debt Facility from HSBC Singapore

Atome Financial recently revealed that it has committed to a $100 million debt facility with HSBC Singapore in order to support its flexible deferred payments business across Asian markets. The Fintech firm is an umbrella business division that’s made up of two main brands; buy… Read More

Finastra, HSBC to Bring Banking as a Service FX Capability to Mid-Tier Banks

Finastra and HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) announced that they are working together “to distribute HSBC’s FX services via Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud platform under a Banking as a Service (BaaS) experience.” This collaboration will “take advantage of the best elements of modern API-driven connectivity with licensed institutions’ secure,… Read More

Trade Fintech Serai, Backed by HSBC, Closes its Doors

Serai, an HSBC-founded venture based in Hong Kong that offered a B2B supply-chain platform, has shut down. The move was foreshadowed in an executive change last month when Vivek Ramachandran, formerly CEO of Seria, was appointed as Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance (GTRF)… Read More

HSBC Is Offering Oxford Fintech Program to Staff

HSBC recently revealed that it is offering the Oxford Fintech Program to staff, “in first partnership of its kind between the University and the banking sector.” One of Europe’s biggest banks, HSBC, is joining forces with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, “to help train… Read More

HSBC Appoints Vivek Ramachandran as Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance

HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) has appointed Vivek Ramachandran as Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance (GTRF), “with immediate effect.” The appointment is reportedly a return to HSBC for Vivek, who had first joined HSBC back in 2015 as the firm’s Global Head of Product and… Read More

Data Enablement Startup WCKD RZR Receives $1.2M Pre-Seed Investment

WCKD RZR’s Data Watchdog software claims to be “true data enablement.” It enables multi-national organizations that have disparate and messy data estates “to unlock the potential of their data immediately.” WCKD RZR, the startup whose software eradicates a “myriad of international data privacy,” management and… Read More

Digital Transformation: HSBC to Close Down 69 Physical Bank Branch Locations

HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) recently confirmed the closure of 69 physical branch locations across its wider bank network in the United Kingdom, in a move that could impact 400 jobs. In an official statement, the banking institution explained that the decision was taken as part of… Read More

Business Spend Management Fintech Coupa to Provide HSBC Virtual Cards to European Firms

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a company specializing in business spend management, has announced a collaboration with HSBC under its Coupa Pay offering. Commencing with virtual cards, the collaboration will offer European firms with access to a quick, seamless, and secure way to manage payments as… Read More

UK’s FCA Fines HSBC Bank plc £63.9M for “Deficient” Transaction Monitoring Controls

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined HSBC Bank plc £63,946,800 for “failings in its anti-money laundering processes.” As noted in an update from the FCA, HSBC used automated processes to “monitor hundreds of millions of transactions a month to identify possible financial crime.”… Read More

HSBC and Temasek to Support Sustainable Infrastructure Initiatives in Asia

HSBC and Temasek revealed that they’ve formed a partnership in order to launch a $150 million debt financing platform that’s aimed at supporting sustainable infrastructure initiatives with a special focus on Southeast Asia. This project is reportedly a part of efforts to address climate change… Read More

Digital Transformation: HSBC Qatar Introduces Mobile Payments and Seamless Collections Services

HSBC Qatar has introduced mobile payments and collections services for its personal and corporate clients, as part of its ongoing investment into digitizing banking services. These recent updates will aim to enable greater financial inclusion for the unbanked sector and  visitors in Qatar, which is… Read More

HSBC Malaysia Introduces DuitNow Request Feature for Corporates so They Can Easily Collect Recurring Payments

HSBC Malaysia reveals that it has introduced the DuitNow Request feature for corporates so they can improve the collection of recurring payments from their clients. This secure, real-time payment solution will aim to do away with the requirement for companies to constantly follow up with… Read More

UK’s Property Finance Platform LendInvest Enters £150M Partnership with Barclays, HSBC

LendInvest (LON: LINV) has reportedly entered a £150 million partnership with Barclays (LON: BARC) and HSBC (NYSE: HSBC). UK-based LendInvest, an asset management platform that’s focused on property finance, has reportedly committed to £150 million partnership with Barclays and HSBC in order to get funding… Read More

HSBC to Acquire 100% of AXA Insurance Issued Share Capital in Singapore for $575M, Subject to Regulatory Approval

HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HSBC), a British multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, reveals that it has committed to an agreement to acquire 100% of AXA Insurance issued share capital in Singapore for $575 million. The goal or aim of this transaction is… Read More

Fraud Awareness App Introduced by HSBC UK, Allows Businesses to Track Suspicious Activities, Potential Scams

HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HSBC), a British multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, recently revealed that its UK division had introduced a fraud awareness app to offer businesses or companies up-to-the-minute or the latest updates on potential scams. HSBC, which is the second… Read More

UK-Based Buy Now Pay Later Platform Divido Secures $30 Million Through Series B Led By HSBC & ING

  Divido, a UK-based buy now pay later platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $30 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by HSBC and ING with participation from Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, SBI Investment, OCS, Global Brand, DG Daiwa Ventures,… Read More

No-Coiners Might have Taken Opportunity to Buy Bitcoin Dip, as Goldman Sachs Says BTC Is Investable Asset: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is up nearly 13% in the past 24 hours. It’s trading at around $37,800 at the time of writing. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest crypto by market cap, is up around 30% in the last 24 hours and is trading… Read More

HSBC UK Reports that Biometric Verification with its Caller ID Program, Voice ID, Reduced Bank Fraud by 50%

HSBC‘s caller ID program Voice ID has reportedly managed to reduce telephone banking fraud by more than 50% during the past 12 months, indicating that biometric verification can be quite effective in fighting against bad actors. HSBC says that its voice biometrics system has helped… Read More

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