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JPMorgan backed Brazilian Fintech FitBank to Expand Payments Services Business into the US

Brazil-based FitBank Pagamentos Eletronicos SA, a Fintech firm backed by JPMorgan Chase, one of the world’s largest banks in terms of assets and scope of operations, is planning to establish an additional business office in the US during the first half of next year. The… Read More

Nesta Offers Monetary Prize for Fintechs Offering Support to Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Nesta has launched a £2.8 million Rapid Recovery Challenge to encourage Fintechs, among other entities, to come up with solutions to help workers impacted by COVID-19. Nesta is encouraging Fintechs to participate in the challenge where individual firms may win up to £475,000 plus other… Read More

When Will Singapore Adopt Blockchain-Based Multi-Currency Payments? In Due Course

Singapore recently completed a pilot program for a blockchain-based multi-currency payments network prototype. Project Ubin, launched in 2016, engaged with several private parties as well as government entities seeking to better understand the benefits of blockchain technology. The prototype was developed in collaboration with JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and… Read More

JPMorgan Reportedly Planning to Launch UK Challenger Bank in 2021

JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the US and sixth-largest in the world in terms of assets, is planning to launch a UK challenger bank in the first quarter of 2021, Sky News recently reported. The media outlet revealed that the launch is considered a… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Acquires Minority Stake in FitBank, a Brazilian Fintech Firm that Offers Open Banking Solutions

JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the US and sixth-largest in the world in terms of assets, has reportedly acquired a minority stake in FitBank, a Brazilian Fintech firm. The amount paid by the bank for the part acquisition hasn’t been shared publicly. Established in… Read More

Blockchain: Singapore’s Project Ubin Completes Final Phase Depicting How Financial Services Can Benefit from Blockchain, Payments Prototype Included Participation of JPMorgan

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Temasek have published the final report on a blockchain trial. The report, “Project Ubin Phase 5: Enabling Broad Ecosystem Opportunities” shares insights into the blockchain-based multi-currency payments network prototype that was built and describes how the network could… Read More

Trade Finance Fintech Taulia Raises $60 Million Backed by JPMorgan, Ping An, Saudi Aramco

Taulia, a top supply chain financing Fintech is raising $60 million, according to the company. Big-name investors are participating in the round including JPMorgan, Ping An, Saudi Aramco, and existing investors including Zouk Capital. CEO of Taulia, Cedric Bru said the funding round is a… Read More

Cloud-enabled Voice Trading Fintech Cloud9 Raises $17.5 Million led by UBS

Cloud9 Technologies has closed on a $17.5 million Series B funding round led by global bank UBS, with participation from existing investors including JPMorgan and Barclays. Cloud9 has developed a product that uses the “voice communication talk path” for the “trading floor of the future.”… Read More

Sector-Wide Attitudes are Shifting as Crypto Moves into Mainstream Acceptance

  Last week it was reported that JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), one of the largest banks in the world and the doyenne of Wall Street big banks, is providing banking services to both Coinbase and Gemini. More specifically, JPMorgan is providing cash management services like wire transfers,… Read More

JPMorgan is Now Providing Banking Services to Coinbase, Gemini – Report

According to a report in WSJ.com, JPMorgan is now offering banking services to two well known digital asset exchanges – Coinbase and Gemini. Typically, digital asset exchanges have been shunned by big banks as compliance officers have viewed the risk as too large fearing the… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Appoints Former JPMorgan Executive David Laramy as New VP and Head of Financial Crime Division

UK-based digital bank Monzo has reportedly hired David Laramy, the former head of fraud at JPMorgan Chase. Laramy will be serving as Monzo’s new vice president and head of its global financial crime division. Laramy’s appointment has come shortly after the banking challenger appointed former American… Read More

Fintech Taulia Officially Announces Partnership with JPMorgan to Provide Trade Finance Solution

Taulia has officially announced a strategic alliance with the largest US Bank JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). According to a release, the partnership is said to create a unique trade finance solution for JPM clients. Crowdfund Insider covered the partnership this past weekend. Going forward, JPMorgan’s clients will… Read More

JPMorgan Had a Legacy Platform to Replace. It Partnered with Taulia Instead: Report

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), the largest bank in the US, needed to deal with a legacy platform as it sought to better handle financing needs for corporate customers. The bank decided it was better to partner with a Fintech instead. According to a report in Bloomberg, JP… Read More

JPMorgan Launches Electronic Foreign Exchange Trading & Pricing Engine in Singapore

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Global financial services giant JPMorgan recently announced it has established an electronic foreign exchange (FX) trading and pricing engine in Singapore. The launch was notably launched with support from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). JPMorgan reported that the new trading engine, which was first… Read More

Digital Banking will Claim Over 3.6 Billion Users By 2024: Research

A recent study published by Juniper Research claims that by 2024, the number of digital banking customers will surpass 3.6 billion, which would be a significant 54% increase from the current 2.4 billion users in 2020. This considerable growth has been attributed to the steady… Read More

Mainstream Adoption of Digital Currencies Is Still Many Years Away: JPMorgan Blockchain and DLT Report

A recent report published by JPMorgan Chase, the world’s sixth-largest bank with around $2.5 trillion in assets, indicates that present blockchain and distributed ledger tech (DLT) developments are laying the groundwork for issuing digital currency, however, mainstream adoption of virtual money might still be many… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Moves a Step Closer to Launching a Digital Consumer Bank in the UK

New York-based JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) , the world’s sixth-largest bank with over $2.6 trillion in assets, has moved a step closer to introducing a wide range of personal banking products in the United Kingdom. The move would be similar to what Goldman Sachs has done… Read More

Fintech Startups Should Offer Savings and Investment Tools to the Unbanked and Underbanked to Promote Financial Inclusion, Says Catalyst Fund Executive

JPMorgan, the largest bank in the US, and UK Aid confirmed last month that they would invest $15 million into the business operations of Catalyst Fund, a Boston-headquartered project accelerator which funds Fintech firms in order to support financial inclusion efforts in India,  Mexico, and… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Sends Letter to Fintech Firms Warning it will Not Allow Access to Customer Data Unless they Accept New Agreement

JPMorgan Chase, the world’s sixth-largest bank in terms of total assets, has reportedly sent a letter to several Fintech firms in which it cautioned that they will no longer be allowed to access customer data unless they accept the terms of a new data access… Read More

Peer to Peer Payments Platform Zelle Handled $187 Billion in Payments via 743 Million Transactions in 2019: Report

Zelle, a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform, reportedly handled $187 billion worth of payments via 743 million transactions last year. This, according to the latest figures published by network operator Early Warning Services. Zelle’s year-over-year payment values have increased by approximately 57%, meanwhile, transaction volume surged… Read More

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