Tagged: mobile

Tandem Launches New App Feature That Spot Rising in Bills

UK-based challenger bank Tandem announced on Thursday the launch of its new app feature that tells users when their payments have gone up. According to Tandem, the feature uses AI to track spending and lets app users know if the amount they’re being charged has increased. Tandem… Read More

Banking Mobile App Emma Raises £420,000 Through Seed Financing Round Led By Kima Ventures & Aglaè Ventures

Emma Technologies announced this week it raised £420,000 through its latest investment round, which was led by Kima Ventures, one of the first investors in Transferwise, and Aglaè Ventures, the early stage fund of the Groupe Arnault, investor in Netflix and Airbnb. As previously reported, Emma has created a… Read More

Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £350,000 in Funding

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £350,000 from over 350 investors. The funding round was launched in January, originally seeking £300,000.  Founded in 2016, Thyngs stated it is looking to transform physical objects and… Read More

ArborCrowd Now Offering Investors Equity in New Multifamily Real Estate Deal in Mobile, Alabama

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced its latest offering for investors to own an equity interest in a multifamily property with tremendous upside potential. Tower on Ryan Park (the Property) is a 141-unit, high-rise property located in downtown Mobile, AL. According to ArborCrowd, the total capitalization of the… Read More

Overfunding: Mobile Technology Platform Thyngs Surpasses £300,000 on Crowdcube

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, has successfully secured its initial £300,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. As previously reported, Thyngs was founded in 2016 and is described as a mobile technology that transforms physical objects and locations into smart, connected experiences that are more engaging,… Read More

Users of Acorns May Now Use PayPal For Investment Accounts

On Monday, PayPal announced users may now use its payment processing to fund an investment account with Acorns. According to the company, over 2.3 million people around the U.S. are investing through Acorns to help save for long and short-term expenses. PayPal revealed that once they link… Read More

On Guard! Rivetz & Ammbr Unite to Promote Multifactor Authentication

Rivetz Corp., a provider of mobile, decentralized security solutions for business customers worldwide, today announced a partnership agreement with Ammbr, a decentralized mesh network tokenizing broadband internet access founded earlier this year and based in Singapore. Rivetz and Ammbr will work together to integrate and… Read More

Swiss Fintech Fundbase Launches Alternative Investment App

Alternative investment information and technology provider Fundbase announced on Wednesday it is launching a new mobile app for alternative investments. The fintech company described Fundbase Mobile as an innovative product, designed to allow qualified investors to identify top manager talent anywhere. Pascal Rode, CEO at Fundbase, stated: “It’s a… Read More

Polling Mobile App Arbit Seeks Expansion Funds on Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ Equity Platform

Arbit, a marketing, photo, and video mobile app, is now seeking expansion funds through Indiegogo and MicoVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform. Arbit describes itself as an app that combines social engagement with “powerful” analytics layer. It gives athletes, celebrities, and brands answers to any questions they may… Read More

Crowdcube iOS App Update: Discussions & Updates Now Available

On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced in July it released an update to the iOS app that allows users to create investor discussions, view updates, and interact with other Crowdcube users through commenting. The funding portal revealed its team has been working to improve… Read More

Malaysian Bank CIMB Announces Partnership With Alipay for Mobile Wallet & Financial Services

Malaysia’s second-biggest bank, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, announced this week its new equity joint venture partnership with Ant Financial Service Group’s Alipay to provide mobile wallet and related financial services.  According to Reuters, CIMB unit, Touch ’n Go Sdn Bhd, will be the majority shareholder… Read More

Ain’t No Stopping MobiKwik, Indian Mobile Wallet Celebrates New Partnership with Samsung Pay

Indian mobile wallet MobiKwik has linked with Samsung Pay, integrating with Samsung Pay Mini to enable one-tap payments at merchants using Mobikwik. “We are enthused by the tremendous response Samsung Pay has received since its launch, both from our consumers as well as partners. Moving… Read More

South Korean Fintech Startup Paycock Set to Bring Mobile Payment Service to Russian Financial Market

South Korean fintech startup Paycock has reportedly signed a business MOU with AEB IT, a Russian financial IT corporation, and will now begin to commercialize its mobile payment solution into the Russian financial market. Paycock Check is described as a mobile payment service that does… Read More

Ron Suber Named Strategic Advisor for Juvo

Juvo, a mobile Identity Scoring platform, has appointed Ron Suber, president of Prosper Marketplace, as strategic advisor to the company. Suber is a high profile investor in Fintech companies and is also investor in Juvo. The company said Suber’s prolific presence in Fintech and industry… Read More

Data Science & Mobile: Looking Through the Lens of Mobile Financial Services the Results are Transformational

Pretty much everyone has a smartphone these days. Either iOS or Android, we carrying our mini-computers with us everywhere, purchasing, reading, socializing, working and more. All day long. The data potentially captured by a smartphone is profound. There are many products and services that stand… Read More

London-Based Skwibble Seeks Funds on Invesdor to Continue Expansion of Children’s Story App

London-based startup Skwibble has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor seeking to raise a minimum of £100,000 for its new app that allows parents to record their children’s stories, celebrations, and milestones safely and securely. According to the company, its self-titled app went live in the app… Read More

What’s Up with WhatsApp In India?

WhatsApp seems to be laying down the groundwork for a P2P operation in India. The Facebook-owned global messaging service is currently advertising for a digital transaction lead with experience of UPI, Aadhaar and BHIM, seen as the precursor to a possible P2P payments service launch in India, according to multiple… Read More

Grab Turns to Indonesia with $700M to Invest in Mobile & Payments

Singapore-based company Grab, self-described as “Southeast Asia’s Leading Ride-Hailing Platform”, is investing $700 million in Indonesia to make the country ASEAN’s most digital economy.  Grab’s project will focus on mobile fintech features in the country, and in particular, on mobile payment. According to the company, the… Read More

Mobile Device Brand Victor Mobility Nears £600,000 Funding Target During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube set to close later this week, mohas successfully secured more than £565,000 from nearly 400 investors. The initiative was launched last month and is currently seeking £600,000. The company, which is backed by The Royal Marines Charity and has partnered with… Read More

Money360 Funds $3.87 Million Loan for Alabama Retail Center Acquisition

Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it provided financing to a commercial property owner to purchase a fully leased retail center in Mobile, Alabama. According to Money360, the $3,865,000 five-year loan is secured by the 1.61-acre, 16,710-square-foot Airport Boulevard Shops shopping center,… Read More