Tagged: Investment App

Malaysia: PNB’s Amanah Saham Introduces Digital Onboarding for Accessible Fintech Investment App

Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), the wholly-owned unit trust management firm of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), revealed earlier this week the introduction of its mobile registration and online onboarding solution (e-KYC), along with a goal-based investing feature via the myASNB mobile app. The digital onboarding… Read More

Fintech Lightyear, Founded by Early Wise Investors, Secures $1.5M via Pre-Seed Round

Fintech startup Lightyear has secured $1.5 million through a pre-seed funding round. The company has also introduced its waiting list for Europe’s first “truly commission-free” investment platform. As noted in a release shared with CI, Lightyear‘s platform is scheduled for roll out in Q3 2021…. Read More

Fully Compliant Digital Asset Platform Abra Offering 0% Interest Option on Loans Against BTC, ETH

Abra, a “fully compliant” platform for purchasing, selling, and trading more than 100 digital currencies and earning interest of “up to 10.5%” on “select digital assets,” revealed on Wednesday (June 2, 2021) that Abra Borrow, its in-app feature for using crypto “as collateral to borrow… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Launches New, Updated App for Seamless Crypto Trading, Investing

Digital asset firm Kraken has launched a new, updated app. The company says that getting crypto just got “a whole lot easier.” The Kraken team notes in a blog post that they’ve “streamlined” the purchasing and selling process, added more “convenient” payment methods, and “wrapped… Read More

PayPal Is Planning to Offer a Super App with Fintech Services like Crypto, Payments, Investing, Rewards Accessible via Common Interface

Last year was a very transformative year for many Fintechs including PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL). There was a dramatic surge in digital commerce activity and a record number of new users began using PayPal’s online services (over 72 million). There was also a considerable increase in… Read More

Zürich based Investart, an Online Investing Service, Is Now Offering Zero-Commission Trading Options to New Investors

Switzerland-based Investart, an online investing service with an intuitive “click-of-a-button” platform that’s intended for all users (especially to beginners), has dropped its commissions on transactions to zero. Customers have the option to choose between creating and managing their own investments or accepting portfolio allocations recommended… Read More

Public, Provider of Commission-Free Social Investing App, Secures $65 Million via Series C Round

US-based Public, the provider of a commission-free social investing app, has reportedly finalized a $65 million Series C investment round that was led by Accel. American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk also took part in the round. Advancit Capital, Greycroft, Lakestar, business executive Richard Parsons, and… Read More

India’s Largest Lender HDFC Bank Invests in Fintech Firm Smallcase, which lets Users Invest in Basket of Stocks

Smallcase, a Fintech firm that allows people to invest in a basket of stocks, has acquired an undisclosed amount of capital (as part of its Series B investment round) from HDFC Bank, an Indian banking and financial services company based in Mumbai. HDFC Bank (NSE:… Read More

Financial Management App Provider Digit Adds Automated Investing Tool

San Francisco-based Digit, a financial management and savings company, recently added an automated investing tool to its app. Digit describes itself as a financial wellness expert that has assisted its customers with automatically saving around $5 billion and paying down more than $150 million in… Read More

Sugi, an App for Tracking Carbon Impact of Personal Investments, Launches Beta Version in the UK

Sugi, an app that allows users to keep track of the carbon impact of their investment portfolio, has introduced the public beta version of its platform in the United Kingdom. Sugi has been developed specifically for retail investors. It’s free to use and allows users… Read More

Estonia based Fintech RAISON Acquires €125,000 in Capital to Further Develop its Investment App

Estonia-based Fintech firm RAISON has acquired €125,000 in capital in order to add new features to its investment app. Tallinn-headquartered RAISON is focused on creating a mobile application for investments in private firms. The Fintech company’s management confirmed that the recent investment was made by… Read More

SendGold, an Australian P2P Digital Money or Gold as a Service Platform Reports Over 800% Increase in Transactions, After COVID-19 Outbreak

Fintech firm SendGold, which describes itself as a Gold-as-a-Service (GaaS) platform, reports an 819% increase in transaction volume and a 311% growth in transaction size since January 2020. Established in 2016, SendGold is a peer to peer (P2P) digital money platform focused on serving the… Read More

UK Fintech Moneybox, which Offers a Savings and Investment App, Secures £30 Million via Series C Round

UK-based Moneybox, a company that provides a user-friendly app to help people save and invest by rounding up their purchases to the nearest pound and setting aside the spare change, has secured £30 million through a Series C investment round that was led by Eight… Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge CEO Vinay Pagaria Reveals that Financial Literacy and Investment Platform now has 1 Million Registered Users

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at India-based StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, has revealed that the platform now has 1 million registered users. Pagaria claims:… Read More

Singapore’s Silverlake Symmetri Becomes Distribution Partner of Swedish Fintech Dreams’ Savings and Investment Platform in Asia, Middle East

Stockholm-based Dreams is a Fintech firm that focuses on providing a consumer-based app to help people live sustainably by developing good savings habits. The company’s app and services aim to help users make better use of their income, make smart investments, pay off debts, and… Read More

Investment Mobile App Wombat Invest Surpasses 12,500 as Seedrs Round Nears £265,000 Raised

Wombat Invest, a UK-based investment app, announced earlier this week it now has more than 12,500 users on its platform. This news comes just after the company secured its initial £250,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.  As previously reported, Wombat Invest offers investors… Read More

London-based Fintech Freetrade has Rebuilt its Infrastructure to Launch “Invest by Freetrade”

Adam Dodds, CEO and founder at Freetrade, a UK-based Fintech firm that offers a free-to-use investment app that makes it simpler to invest, confirmed on February 29 that the company had rebuilt its infrastructure for investing. Instant orders can be placed on Freetrade’s platform without… Read More

Overfunding: Investment Mobile App Wombat Invest Surpasses £250,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

Wombat Invest, a UK-based investment app, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 equity crowdfunding target on funding portal, Seedrs. The company is currently offering 9.07% in equity through the funding round, at a £2.5 million pre-money valuation. The latest crowdfunding campaign comes less than two… Read More

Wombat Invest Now Seeking £250,000 Through New Seedrs Funding Round

Wombat Invest, a UK-based investment app, has launched a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £250,000 at a pre-money valuation of £2.5million. The company is currently offering 9.07% in equity through the funding round. Founded in 2017, the fintech startup allows investors to… Read More

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