Tagged: neobanking

Philippines: Neobank Tonik Acquires TendoPay, Enters Employee Benefits Market

Tonik Financial Pte. Ltd., the parent company of Tonik Digital Bank, Inc. in the Philippines, has entered into a landmark agreement with Tendo Payment Solutions Pte. Ltd. in order “to acquire its Philippine business, operating under the brand name ‘TendoPay’.” This deal, which is “subject… Read More

Berlin-based Crypto-focused Neobank Nuri to Shut Down Business Operations

Nuri was founded in 2015 under the name Bitwala with the purpose “to make Bitcoin spendable.” Over the years, the business has “gone through several transformations and re-positionings, ups and downs,” until it has become Nuri, the bank account “to grow your money.” The team’s… Read More

European Fintech bunq Enhances Budgeting Features

During times of unprecedented inflation in the Eurozone, bunq, which claims to be the second largest neobank in the EU, has observed a cross-country trend of younger European consumers being severely impacted by the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. The neobank’s clients in different European Union nations… Read More

Neobank Zolve Appoints Former Citigroup Exec Steve Freiberg to Leadership Team

Zolve, India’s “first” neobank providing cross-border financial services, announced the appointment of Steve Freiberg to its leadership team in the United States. Freiberg comes “with vast experience and expertise in the financial domain and has held several key leadership roles in global organizations in the… Read More

Neofy Teams Up with Payments Provider HPS to Offer Digital Cards Solution

Neobanks are starting to really shake up the Fintech sector with their latest technologies and  business models. Sometimes called “challenger banks,” neobanks are basically Fintechs that provide financial services in an all-digital environment and/or through a mobile app, without needing physical branch locations. During the… Read More

Neobanking Fintech Avant Teams Up with Major League Soccer (MLS)

As Major League Soccer (MLS) nears the mid-way mark of its exciting 27th season, MLS and Avant, a credit-first neobank that gives consumers access to the financial solutions they “deserve,” announced “a multi-year partnership.” Kevin Chin, Head of Business Development & Partnerships at Avant, said:… Read More

Ageras Group Expands into Europe’s Largest Market, Acquiring German Neobank Kontist

Ageras Group—whose suite of financial and accounting software powers more than one million small businesses across Europe and North America—announced that it has acquired Kontist, a Berlin-based neo-bank “focused on the complex accounting and banking needs of Germany’s growing populations of microbusinesses and self-employed workers.”… Read More

London based Plutus Card to Launch in the US, 8% Crypto Cashback Offered to Clients

Plutus, the Visa debit card offering 3-8% in crypto cashback, recently announced its plans to further expand into the US neobanking sector. Plutus is a London-based Fintech providing crypto cashback rates and 20+ Perks “such as 100% back on Netflix, Spotify, and Prime.” Its user… Read More

Neobanking Fintech Dave Increases ExtraCash Overdraft Limit to $500, Launches Instant Access

Dave Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE), a banking app on a mission “to build products that level the financial playing field,” recently announced the rollout of Dave ExtraCash $500 and Instant to eligible new members “with a plan for a full rollout through the summer months.” Dave… Read More

Swedish Fintech Juni, a Neobank Focused on E-Commerce, Acquires $206M in Equity and Debt

Swedish firm Juni, a neobank focused on digital commerce entrepreneurs, has finalized a $206 million Series B and venture debt funding. The $100 million Series B investment round has been led by Mubadala Capital, whose international Fintech initiatives reportedly include investments in SpotOn, Brex, C2FO,… Read More

UK based Neobanking Fintech Kroo Acquires £26M in Funding

Newly authorized mobile-only UK bank Kroo has acquired £26 million in capital in order to grow its professional team and further expand its product offerings. Kroo‘s current product range incudes a prepaid debit card and app, which enables clients to quickly create groups with friends,… Read More

UK’s Neobanking Fintech Tred Secures £702,642 via Crowdcube

Tred, a company that aims to build the United Kingdom’s “leading” green neo-banking platform, has secured 117% (£702,642) of its £600,000 target (at the time of writing) from 895 investors via its crowdfunding campaign carried out through Crowdcube. Certified by both B Corp & 1%… Read More

Fintech Revolut Introduces Expense Management Product

Fintech firm Revolut is now entering the fast-growing spend management sector with a new in-app product that allows companies to issue payment cards with a quick tap and set up time and category-based spending limits. After the roll-out of Payroll for UK clients this February… Read More

Bengaluru’s Open Financial Technologies Finalizes $50M Series D Round

Open Financial Technologies has reportedly acquired $50 million in capital via a Series D funding round that was led by IIFL Finance. Existing investors Tiger Global, Temasek and 3one4 Capital have also made contributions to  Open Financial Technologies latest investment round. Neobanking platform Open Financial… Read More

MyInvestor Aims to Position Itself as Major European Fintech, Reports Steady Growth

Neobank MyInvestor has reportedly reached €2 billion in volume, which “doubles the 1 billion euros registered in March 2021, consolidating its position as the largest Spanish fintech by volume.” Now serving more than 110,000 customers, MyInvestor also has “an investment balance (funds, plans and portfolios)… Read More

Fast-Evolving Fintech Sector Poses Significant Challenge for Regulators: Report

Tech sometimes moves at “a dizzying pace.” When it comes to innovation in financial activities, often referred to as Fintech, the world is “seeing major advances,” according to an update from the IMF. For banks, Fintech “disrupts” core financial services and “pushes them to innovate… Read More

European Fintech bunq Introduces Investing Feature

European Fintech Bunq has reportedly become one of Europe’s first neobanking platforms to offer its clients a straightforward and sustainable way to invest their funds. The Dutch firm was recently valued at €1.6 billion and has now introduced ‘Easy Investments’ as part of the most… Read More

Virtual Banking: Philippines based Netbank Introduces Netizen Mobile Banking App in Beta Mode

The Netizen Mobile Banking App by Netbank is reportedly scheduled to launch its Beta Release Testing Program during the fourth week of January 2022 which will provide participants an opportunity to experience the platform’s banking services and features. As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

BENKER to Go Live as One of Europe’s First Officially Licensed Blockchain Neobanks

BENKER, developed by BEM Europe UAB, claims to be one of Europe’s first officially licensed blockchain neobanks. Obtaining approval from the Bank of Lithuania on January 13, 2022 to serve as an Electronic Money Institution, BENKER is reportedly one the first financial services providers in… Read More

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