Tagged: neobanking

Digital Banking: The “Core” of Banking Won’t Go Away, but Challengers Might Handle Valuable Customer Interaction, Report Claims

The digital transformation strategy used by most traditional banks has been “optimized for a world that no longer exists,” according to a new report from ResearchandMarkets.com. The report notes that incumbents have developed digital transformation strategies for the vertically integrated value chain, where change can… Read More

Neobank N26 Executive Predicts there will be As Many Digital Bank Accounts as Traditional Ones, but Global Fintech Reports Suggest Otherwise

  Digital banks are on track to serve as many clients in Ireland as traditional banking service providers, according to N26, an all-digital challenger that recently secured $100 million in funding for its ongoing growth and development. The German neobank reports double-digit growth in the… Read More

Digital Banking: The EastWest Bank in the Philippines to Launch Online-Only Komo Banking Solution

East-West Banking Corporation (EastWest) (PSE: EW), the eleventh largest bank in the Philippines with over $6 billion in assets, has introduced its own fully-digital bank, Komo. The company claims that it’s the first universal banking group in the country to establish its own all-digital bank,… Read More

U.S. Neobank Aspiration Secures $135 Million Through Series C Investment Round

Aspiration, a U.S.-based neobanking group, announced on Friday it secured $135 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Alpha Edison with participation from Swiss investment bank UBS. Founded in 2013, Aspiration stated it was born to be the financial firm for… Read More

India Fintech Startup Jingle Pay Set to Bring Neobanking Services to the Middle East

Jingle Pay, an India-based neobanking startup, announced on Thursday it is launching its fintech services into the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Launched in 2019, Jingle Pay offers social payment solutions for individuals and businesses on mobile as well as desktop platforms. “Jingle Pay has digitized… Read More

Singapore-based Online Security Firm V-Key Chosen as TONIK Digital Bank’s Official Mobile Security Partner

Singapore-based digital security firm V-Key announced on May 5, 2020, that it will be the official mobile security partner of TONIK Bank, which is an all-digital bank that is expected to launch in the Philippines later this year. V-Key will aim to offer a secure… Read More

Challenger Bank Zelf to Launch its own Digital Banking Software that will work only via Popular Messaging Apps like WhatsApp

Challenger Bank Zelf is reportedly planning to introduce its digital banking offering which will operate exclusively through widely-used messaging apps. The Latvian Fintech firm claims that it has already signed up more than 58,000 users, who are waiting for the official launch of Zelf’s virtual… Read More

Digital Banking: Rewire, a Payments Platform for Migrant Workers, Performs Updates Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Rewire, an international banking service provider for migrant workers, recently revealed that it’s making updates to its platform, following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Rewire, which is focused on developing a virtual bank for the migrant workforce, is now offering free digital and physical Mastercards and… Read More

Indian Neobank Amica Technologies Secures $2 Million in Funding from Bedrock Capital, Hummingbird Ventures

Neobank Amica Technologies, which is managed by Jitendra Gupta, the former PayU India’s chief executive, has acquired $2 million in capital through an investment round led by two major VC firms, including UK-based Hummingbird Ventures and US-headquartered Bedrock Capital. Gupta said his company is planning… Read More

Xinja Bank “Pauses” Opening of New Stash Savings Account to Maintain Current Rate for Existing Customers

Xinja Bank, an Australia-based neobank, announced on Thursday it is hitting the “pause” button of opening new Stash Savings Accounts in order to maintain current rates for existing customers. Xinja reported that Stash is a savings account linked to your Bank Account (transaction account) designed… Read More

Australian Neobank Volt Announces Partnership With Global Retailer Cotton On Group

Australian neobanking group Volt announced on Monday its new partnership global retailer, the Cotton On Group, introduce team members and customers to the Volt experience. Volt claims this is the first partnership of this type between a neobank and major retailer in Australia. Volt also… Read More

Neobank Sogexia Granted Payment Institution License By the Minister of Finances of Luxembourg

Neobanking group Sogexia announced on Monday it has been granted its payment institution license by the Minister of Finances of Luxembourg. The company reported that since 2010 it has been providing to both consumers and corporates the ability to open a payment account in a… Read More

Bengaluru-based Digital Bank RazorPay Introduces Instant Refunds to Enhance Customers’ Digital Payments Experience

Bengaluru-headquartered Razorpay, a digital bank startup, has introduced its Instant Refunds product, which aims to enhance its clients’ online payments experience. The newly-launched feature activates refunds and credits the user’s source account across several different payment methods including credit cards, net banking and UPI within… Read More

Digital Bank Joust Secures $2.6 Million Through Latest Seed Investment Round Led By PTB Ventures

Joust Labs, a US neo-banking startup specifically for freelancers, announced on Monday it secured $2.6 million through latest seed investment round, which was led by PTB Ventures with participation from Accion Venture Lab, Financial Venture Studio, and Techstars. Founded in 2017, Joust claims it is… Read More

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