Tagged: millennials

Digital Banking: Razer Fintech CEO Says they’ll Use Singapore Launch as Way to Branch Out to Other Jurisdictions to Offer Financial Services

Razer Fintech’s parent company is reportedly backed by a cash balance of more than $500 million and has zero debt. Headquartered in Singapore, Razer Fintech plans to launch a global “youth bank.” The company’s management is currently laying the foundation and making other necessary preparations… Read More

Australian Digital Banking Challenger Alex Is Planning to Secure $7.1 Million via Series B Round

Australia based Alex, a digital banking challenger, is reportedly planning to secure about A$10m (appr. $7.1 million) in capital through a Series B investment round. As first reported by the Financial Review, Alex’s team of senior management professionals have been focused on acquiring additional funding by approaching various… Read More

Razer Fintech Partners with Singapore’s Lifestyle Marketing SaaS Provider, Perx Technologies, to Enhance Neobanking Experience

Malaysia’s Razer Fintech, the Fintech division of Razer (a multinational financial service provider), has teamed up with Singapore’s Lifestyle Marketing SaaS (software-as-a-service) provider, Perx Technologies, in order to provide better mobile-first customer engagement for financial services. Through the partnership, Razer Fintech will focus on transforming… Read More

Y Combinator backed Indian Fintech Investment App Groww Secures $21.4 Million via Series B

Groww, an investment app that aims to focus on providing services to Indian millennials, has reportedly secured $21.4 million in capital through a Series B funding round – which was led by US-based VC firm Ribbit Capital. Existing investors Sequoia India and Y Combinator also… Read More

Razer Fintech and Franklin Templeton to Offer Digital Wealth Management Services to Millennials in Singapore and other Asian Countries

Razer Fintech has teamed up with Franklin Templeton in order to develop various digital wealth technology or Wealthtech tools for younger consumers. Franklin Templeton’s Singapore based subsidiary, Templeton Asset Management, and Razer Fintech, the financial division of Razer Inc, have committed to a Memorandum of… Read More

Singapore Fintech Atlantis Introduces Digital Bank in India, will Focus on Serving Millennials and Gen Z Consumers

Singapore based Fintech firm Atlantis has reportedly launched a digital bank in India. The company’s business aims to target the estimated $15.7 billion global Millennial banking market. The neobank will mainly focus on serving Millennials (people born around 1980 to 1996) and Gen Z (born… Read More

Financial Education App, Invstr, Offers an Alternative to Millennials who Might Not Want to Use Robo-Advisors

The COVID-19 pandemic has “completely disrupted” young Americans’ financial stability, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. The economic uncertainty due to the Coronavirus crisis has forced Millennials (people born around 1980 to 1996) to rethink or re-evaluate their retirement strategies, if they even… Read More

Fintech Adoption in China Remains Strong due to Increased Use of AI, Digital Wallets, WealthTech, Robo-Advisory Services by Businesses: Report

Guided by the government’s Fintech focused development plan and innovation strategy, China is reportedly leading the charge when it comes to establishing financial technology businesses in the country. A recent survey of business Fintech usage, performed by CPA Australia, an established accounting firm, reveals that… Read More

Fintech Sector Participants in Indonesia Reveal that Millennials are Only Saving 10% of Income due to Low Financial Literacy

Fintech industry participants in Indonesia have noted that the nation’s residents have been slow when it comes to adopting the latest technologies in the finance sector. This may be due to relatively lower levels of financial literacy in the country, according to researchers and analysts…. 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

Bitcoin (BTC) Investments: UK Millennials with £25,000+ in Investable Assets are Increasingly Investing in Cryptocurrencies, a Survey Reveals

Millennials, who are people born in the early 80s to the mid-90s, have increasingly been adopting smartphone-based Fintech apps offered by Robinhood and innovative digital banks like Revolut. In addition to more actively managing their finances through the latest technology when compared to older generations,… Read More

Survey from Fintech Lender and Digital Bank Zopa Reveals UK Millennials Aim to Save More than Senior Citizens for Emergencies After COVID-19

Nearly a third or 33% of UK residents say they were financially unprepared for the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting challenges. Around 38% of UK residents responding to a survey conducted by Fintech Zopa said they’re now preparing their savings for another potential emergency situation that… Read More

Mexican Fintech Zenda.la Introduces New Insurance Package for Millennials, Gen Z Freelancers, Acquires Investment from Angel Ventures, Others

Companies from the insurance sector continue to develop products and services for tech-savvy younger clients including millennials and Generation Z consumers. Mexican Fintech firm Zenda.la has introduced an insurance product with pricing that adjusts to each individual consumers’ specific requirements and financial status. Zenda recently… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Nearly Half of People Responding to a Recent Survey Trust BTC Over Big Banks, a 29% Increase from 2017

More than 45% of over 5,000 survey respondents from 17 different countries said they preferred Bitcoin (BTC) over investments in stocks, real estate, and gold. The survey, which aimed to compare Bitcoin (BTC) adoption rates from 2017 to those in 2020, was performed by Tokenist,… Read More

Generation Z Still Listens to Parents When Selecting Banking Service Providers, Not Too Eager to Try Challenger Banks: Report

While it might be true that young people like to use innovative cell phone apps to streamline their daily activities, reports suggest that fancy software alone won’t necessarily help challenger banks when trying to attract business from Generation Z customers. This, according to a newly… Read More

Zero Commission Stock Trading Mobile App TradeUP Launches For U.S. Millennial Traders

TradeUp, a mobile app that offers zero-commission stock trading, announced on Friday it has officially made its debut. The brokerage service, which is offered by broker-dealer Marsco Investment Corporation, is tailored for both the novices and experienced traders. It features no commission charges, no minimum… Read More

Australia-based Fintech Firm Groupee Introduces Real-Time Payment App for Allowing Users to Split Costs of Purchases

Australia-based Fintech firm Groupee has introduced a real-time payment app that lets groups of people share the cost of products or services they purchase. For example, the app allows people to split the cost for a meal, gift, and tickets. Groupee provides a prepaid Visa… Read More

Asia: Digital Bank Revolut Introduces New Debit Multi-Currency Card for Traveling Millennials

UK based digital bank Revolut has introduced a new debit multi-currency card that comes with “compelling travel benefits and cashback” for millennials who might be traveling, Kunal Chatterjee, Visa country manager for Singapore and Brunei confirmed. Revolut recently expanded into Asia with its sights set… Read More

Insurtech: Australia-based Coverhero Introduces Hustle Cover, an Income Protection Insurance Product for Gig Economy Workers

Coverhero, an Australia-based insurance technology (Insurtech) provider, revealed on December 17 that the launch of its first product, Hustle Cover, an “instant” and customizable income protection insurance product developed specifically for gig economy professionals. There are reportedly over 1.5 million Australian residents that are now… Read More

Spanish Fintech Firm Latinia Invests Undisclosed Amount in Flink, a Business to Consumer Mexican Neobank

Spanish Fintech firm Latinia revealed last week that it had invested (an undisclosed amount) in Flink, a business-to-customer (B2C) Mexican digital bank. The Barcelona-headquartered company said that it changed its usual business-to-business (B2B) strategy when investing in Flink, because of the increasing demand of neobanks… Read More

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