Tagged: neobank

UK based Digital Bank Zopa Appoints Helen Beurier as Chief People Officer Ahead of 2022 IPO

Digital bank Zopa has confirmed the appointment of Helen Beurier as its first Chief People Officer. With more than 25 years of professional experience across some of the largest FMCG, retail, and pharma household names, Helen brings “a wealth of experience to the digital bank… Read More

Fintech Curve Posts 2020 Annual Report, Pursues Mission of Global Financial Super App

Curve, a Fintech that is on a mission to become a “financial super app,” has posted its annual report. The results are for the period ending December 2020. Curve operates in the UK and the EEA countries reporting 2.6 million customers as of June 2021…. Read More

Canada based ID Verification Firm Trulioo Partners with Neobank Zolve to Offer Real-Time ID Checks

Trulioo, a global identity verification solution provider, reveals that it has teamed up with Zolve, an innovative neo-banking platform. Through one of the largest marketplaces of identity data and services, Trulioo GlobalGateway provides real-time identity checks that “adhere to a diverse range of compliance requirements,… Read More

Australia’s Neobank Volt Partners Crypto Exchange BTC Markets to Streamline Digital Asset Investments

Australia’s neobank Volt has teamed up with virtual currency exchange BTC Markets (BTCM) in order to offer BTCM and its clients with improved speed, stability, and confidence when investing in crypto-assets, facilitated by Volt’s banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. The partnership will offer integrated banking capabilities to… Read More

Indian Neobank Fi Adopts RBI Account Aggregator Framework

Neobank Fi announced this week it is one of the first fintech companies to adopt the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Account Aggregator (AA) framework.  According to the regulations, companies must first obtain an RBI certificate of registration before operating as an account aggregator. Every… Read More

MoneyLion SPAC Deal Moves Forward, Will Trade on NYSE Under Ticker ML

MoneyLion, a neobank that announced a SPAC deal earlier this year, is moving closer to becoming a publicly-traded company. According to a release, the S-4 registration statement has become effective. A special meeting of Fusion Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FUSE), the SPAC sponsor, on the 21st… Read More

Neobank Nerve, which Will Serve Music Artists, to Officially Launch in September 2021

The music industry deserves “music banking.” Nerve reveals the launch of the first neobank that will address the requirements of musicians. Nerve’s mobile app will aim to merge user experience and Fintech solutions in order to assist artists with establishing stronger communities and more sustainable… Read More

Teen Fintech Pencilton raises $330K pre-seed from Neobank Jupiter and others|

Pencilton, a teen-focused fintech startup, has raised $330K in a pre-seed round led by neobank Jupiter, or Amica Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Several successful founders such as Nilesh Patel, Prashant Singh (Founders of LeadSquared), Ashish Sharma (MD, Innoven Capital), Abhishek Goyal (Founder of Tracxn), Himanshu… Read More

Brazil’s Nubank pumps in $45 mn in yet-to-be-launched neobank Jupiter

Brazil-based Nubank has led a $45 million Series B funding round in yet-to-be-launched Indian neobank Jupiter. Global Founders Capital, Matrix Partners, and Sequoia Capital also participated in the round along with existing investors Addition Ventures, Tanglin VC, 3one4 Capital, Greyhound, and Beenext. Founded by Jitendra… Read More

Neobanks are Making Inroads in the United Arab Emirates with Fintech Adoption Rising in MENA: Report

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranked first among the Arab nations in FinxAr. As covered, the Arab Monetary Fund introduced the Index of Modern Financial Technologies in the Arab countries (called the FinxAr). The index aims to provide insights on the ongoing developments in the… Read More

Challenger Banks to Add 435M Accounts By 2026: Report

A new report from ABI Research predicts neobanks and challenger banks will nearly quadruple their number of accounts over the next five years The top 57 neo and challenger banks should grow their accounts from the 2020s 155 million to 590.6 million by 2026 due… Read More

India based Neobanking Fintech Razorpay Explains how RazorpayX Payroll Automates All Things Payroll

Indian neobank Razorpay recently shared payroll compliance mistakes that businesses should try to avoid. The RazorPay team explains that payroll compliance is one of the “most important” processes a business performs so that it can maintain operations. All businesses in India and globally have to… Read More

Australia’s Neobank Volt to Acquire Neo-lending Platform Australian Mortgage

Australia’s first neobank Volt has reportedly acquired neo-lending platform Australian Mortgage, enabling it to provide “fully-verified” approval times of less than 15 minutes on its new digital mortgage product. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “This is a material improvement compared to many… Read More

Philippines based Digital Banking Platform Netbank Joins Mastercard Fintech Express Program

Philippines-based neobank Netbank reveals that it has decided to join the Mastercard Fintech Express program which should allow it to access a wide range of all-digital products. Netbank will also be able to issue debit and credit cards under its partners’ brands. Through the partnership… Read More

Neobanking Platform Yapeal Now Offering Clients in Switzerland a New Cross-Border Payments Service via Wise

Neobanking platform Yapeal has started offering cross-border money transfers to its clients through Fintech Wise (formerly Transferwise and now pursuing listing on the LSE). Through the partnership, Yapeal will work with Wise to make cross-border transactions fast, simple, and cheap for their app’s users. Wise,… Read More

BaaS Fintech Netbank Launches in Philippines, Platform Is Fully Regulated with Rural Banking License

Earlier this week, Philippines-based Netbank, a banking as a service (BaaS) platform, went live in the Southeast Asian country. Netbank has reportedly been developed by an experienced team of international and local banking professionals. Like the country’s digital bank Tonik, Netbank is a fully regulated banking… Read More

Indian Fintech Razorpay Explains how its Instant Settlements Helps SMEs Quickly Access Working Capital

Indian neobank Razorpay notes in a blog post that we are living in a world with “ever-increasing” consumer expectations and “endless options” to choose from these days. The Razorpay team points out that competition among businesses has been increasing over the years. This has helped… Read More

The Philippines-Based Neobank Tonik Secures $17 Million in Pre-Series B Funding Round Led By iGlobal Partners

  Tonik, a neobanking group based in the Philippines, announced on Tuesday it secured $17 million through its Pre-Series B investment round, which was led by iGlobal Partners with participation from Sequoia India, Altara Ventures, and Insignia Venture Partners, Citius, Baring Vostok Private Equity, and… Read More

Fintech Finastra’s Fusion Cloud Core Banking Helps Firms Quickly Deploy Digital-First Banks, Company Exec Explains

The Coronavirus crisis has accelerated digital transformation across the world, including the APAC region, which has resulted in many bank branch closures. There’s also been a significant increase in retail banking activities that’s supported by all-digital challenger banks. These virtual banks are digital-first and are… Read More

Philippines based Digital Bank Tonik Reports $20M+ in Deposits in Less than A Month After Launch, Announces Partnership with PESONet

Earlier this week, Philippines based digital bank Tonik partnered with PESONet in order to support safe and secure digital fund transfers to its account from other banking service providers. Tonik clients now have the option to send money from a PESONet participating bank directly to… Read More

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