Tagged: mobile

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

P2P Lender Viventor Launches Mobile App

Finstar backed peer to peer lender Viventor announced last week the launch of its new mobile app. Users of the lender’s platform may now be able invest wherever they are. According to Viventor, the mobile app, which is available on both iOS and Android phones,… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Mobile App Features

Just a couple of months after releasing version 1.0 of its mobile app, Crowdcube announced on Monday new features have been added, making platform user’s ability to invest or monitor investments anywhere much easier. As previously reported, the Crowdcube app gives users easy access to… Read More

Location App Wave Raises Over £375,000 Two Days After Crowdcube Debut

On Tuesday, Spanish startup Wave launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise 500,000 for its location smartphone app. Within just two days of its debut, the initiative scored over £375,000 from more than 100 investors. Wave is described as a free smartphone app… Read More

Primo Connect’s Global Communications App Attracts Over One Million Downloads & Launches StartEngine Campaign

Primo Connect, a mobile communications company incubated by sister company Ultra Mobile, announced on Monday that its global communications app, which is still in Beta form, has received over one million downloads. The app attracted users from 50 countries and has over 50% retention for continued… Read More

Brief: Fundbox Launches New Smartphone App Nearly One Year After Achieving $50M in Equity Funding

Fundbox, a cash flow optimization tool for small businesses, announced on Tuesday it has officially launched its new smartphone app, which reportedly offers SMB owners the same features as the Fundbox web-based dashboard experience; a convenient one-click invoice financing solution and the ability to manage repayments. … Read More

“The Apprentice” Runner Up Vana Koutsomitis Launches Seedrs Initiative For Dating App DatePlay

The Apprentice runner-up Vana Koutsomitis is now looking to raise £120,000 for her dating app, DatePlay, through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. DatePlay is described as an app that combines dating and games. It uses fun, easy-to-play games to learn more about the users and increase the… Read More

Kuber Financial Acquires Mobilend, Positions Platform to Provide Lending Service on Every Device

Kuber Financial, LLC, has announced the acquisition of Mobilend, Inc., a mobile SaaS lending platform. According to Kuber, the company will integrate the Mobilend loan origination system into its existing technology to provide an integrated and robust experience for millions of tech-enabled consumers. Mobilend is described as a… Read More

Crowd2Fund Debuts Savers & Investors’ Finance ISA App

Crowd2Fund announced last week that it has launched a finance ISA app for savers and investors. According to the UK peer-to-peer lending platform, the iOS powered app allows savers and investors to build their ISA portfolio and manage existing investments more quickly and more efficiently than… Read More

Honeyfund Celebrates 10th Birthday By Debuting New Mobile App

Honeyfund, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to honeymoons, announced on Thursday that not only is it celebrating its 10th birthday, it is also debuting its new mobile app. The crowdfunding portal’s history reads: “Honeyfund was launched in 2006 after founders Sara and Josh Margulis discovered their own wedding… Read More

Pocket App Named Finalist in The Drum Marketing on Mobile Awards 2016

Pocket App, a UK-based independent app developer, announced last week that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Use of Mobile Payment category of 2016’s The Drum Marketing on Mobile Awards (MOMAs). The company launched the campaign on Seedrs last month to raise  £750,000 in funding… Read More

PocketApp Tops £750,000 Crowdfunding Goal, Now Overfunding on Seedrs

Pocket App, a company that creates custom mobile apps, has quickly topped its £750,000 equity crowdfunding objective on Seedrs having garnered the backing of 321 investors with an average investment amount of about £2300.  Pre-money valuation was placed at £3.6 million. The investment offer is… Read More