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Contactless Payments to be Allowed for Larger Amounts, without PIN Entry, by Banks in the Netherlands and Norway

Banks in the Netherlands are helping customers perform contactless payments at store locations without requiring them to enter their PIN numbers. This move is part of the extraordinary measures that have been taken to prevent the further spread of the deadly and highly contagious Coronavirus… Read More

Digital Transformation: Virtual Banking Solution Provider, Backbase, Partners Finaxct to Assist Banks with Upgrading Platforms

Backbase, an omnichannel digital banking solution provider, has teamed up with Finxact, in order to assist banks and credit unions with their digital transformation efforts. The partnership between Backbase, a Netherlands-based digital banking software developer, and Finaxct, aims to combine the best of online and… Read More

Amsterdam-based Financial Services Firm LoanClear to Acquire Brismo, a Provider of Lending Performance Data

London-based Brismo, a provider of lending performance data, is being acquired by LoanClear. The business will be based in Amsterdam, after the acquisition is finalized by Q3 2020. The combined company will aim to combine Brismo’s standardization and validation of performance, benchmarking, indices, analytics with… Read More

Netherlands-based TerraPay, a Cross-Border Payments Infrastructure Developer, Acquired by Prime Ventures, Others

Netherlands-based TerraPay, an international payments infrastructure developer, recently confirmed that it was acquired by investors Prime Ventures and Partech Africa, and its management. The exact amount involved in the acquisition has not been shared publicly. These same group of investors, and IFC, a third investor,… Read More

Netherlands-based Digital Banking Software Developer Backbase to Help Vantage Bank Consolidate its Financial Services

Texas-based Vantage Bank has reportedly chosen Netherlands-based Backbase and its online banking platform to consolidate the institution’s services that it offers to clients. Jouk Pleiter, CEO at Backbase, noted that the partnership is “particularly exciting.” Established in 1923 as San Antonio National Bank, Vantage merged… Read More

Netherlands-based Digital Banking Software Provider Backbase Introduces New Onboarding Solution for Streamlining Operations

Netherlands-headquartered Backbase, a digital banking software developer, has introduced its Onboarding and Origination platform, which has been designed to reduce client onboarding times by as much as 80% while enhancing operational efficiencies by 30%. Backbase’s solution works well for retail clients, small and medium-sized enterprises… Read More

Amsterdam’s Global Banking Service Provider Rewire Is Developing Digital Bank for Migrants in Europe

Rewire, an international banking service provider for migrant workers, has confirmed that it’s developing a neobank (all-digital) for migrants based in Europe. The development will reportedly involve Rewire providing customized accounts to its clients, which will cater to the special requirements of emigrés. This will… Read More

Rabobank Spins Off Fintech Startup Sure Pay, as Company Prepares to Establish Operations in the UK

After successfully offering IBAN check-ups in the Netherlands, Rabobank has reportedly spun off Fintech startup SurePay as it gets ready to establish business operations in the United Kingdom, ahead of the launch of the newly developed Confirmation of Payee rules. SurePay presently offers Confirmation of… Read More

UK-based OakNorth Bank Confirms that SME-focused Real Estate Lender, OIMIO, to Launch in the Netherlands

UK-based OakNorth, a digital bank for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) that offers business and property loans, has confirmed that OIMIO, a commercial real estate SME-focused lender, has established operations in the Netherlands. The lending firm will be launching a supplier’s credit analysis and monitoring… Read More

Netherlands-based Backbase Introduces New Managed Cloud Platform for Financial Insitutions

Netherlands-based Backbase has introduced its new managed cloud platform Backbase-as-a-Service (BaaS). It provides financial institutions access to the firm’s entire portfolio, which consists of various banking products and innovation tools. The online banking software developer officially launched the product at Backbase Connect, the firm’s annual… Read More

Report: As EU Regulations Tighten, Crypto Options Exchange Deribit Moving from Netherlands to Panama

Deribit, a cryptocurrency options exchange that does not currently require customers to identify themselves, will relocate to Panama from the Netherlands, the exchange says in a letter to customers obtained by Bloomberg. According to the outlet, the Deribit communiqué says that new EU rules likely… Read More

Dutch Financial Giant ING to Spin Out Fintech Katana, a Bond Analytics Platform

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Dutch financial giant ING will spin out the bond analytics platform Katana, the latest startup to successfully complete and graduate from the bank’s Fintech incubation labs. Katana is presently among 25 other innovation projects being incubated at ING Labs, which have centers based in Amsterdam,… Read More

Update: Online Giving Solution Givt Set to Close Seedrs Round With Nearly €660,000 in Funding

Givt, a Netherlands-based giving platform that offers a solution to charities and parties dependent on donations, is now nearing €675,000 in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company launched the funding round in November with a goal to raise a minimum of… Read More

Dutch Financial Giant ING Bank’s All-Digital Banking Platform is Set to Expand its Product Offering in 2020

The digital-only retail banking platform of ING, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation based in Amsterdam, is set to expand its product offering in 2020. The financial giant’s new services will reportedly include new payments and lending options, and various other products that… Read More

Overfunding: Online Giving Solution Givt has Now Raised Over €650,000 on Seedrs

Lelystad, Netherlands-based Givt, an online giving solution, has raised over €650,000 (appr. $718,000) from 205 investors via a crowdfunding campaign it launched in October 2019. At present, Givt’s campaign stands at around 108%. The crowdfunding is expected to last until the end of this year…. Read More

Amsterdam-based Fintech Firm Bunq Introduces New “Green Card” with Unique Cashback Offer

Amsterdam-based Fintech firm Bunq is introducing a new metal card, called the Green Card. While traditional banking institutions offer some type of cashback program with premium cards, Bunq aims to offer its own kind of “cashback.” For every €100 (appr. $110) users spend with the… Read More

Netherlands’ 3rd Largest Bank: ABN Amro’s Hong Kong Division Introduces Tenemos’ Payment Technology

Amsterdam-based ABN Amro, the third-largest bank in the Netherlands, recently revealed that its Hong Kong division had introduced Temenos’ payment technology offering, called Temenos Payments, as part of the platform’s global launch. Temenos Payments has reportedly been installed at the institution’s subsidiaries in Australia, Belgium,… Read More

Online Lending Platform October Celebrates One-Year Anniversary in the Netherlands

October Nederland, a financing platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe, celebrated its one-year anniversary on October 31, 2019. The firm’s application to operate as a Netherlands-based lending platform was approved last year by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets. October (formerly… Read More

Dutch Court Orders Facebook to Control Fake Bitcoin-Endorsing Ads

A Dutch court has determined that Facebook has the means at its disposal to restrict Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ads featuring celebrities who did not consent to the use of their name or image, Dutch News reports. Judges in Amsterdam have also threatened to fine Facebook… Read More

Netherlands-based Fintech Move4Mobile Partners Hakrinbank to Launch New Payments App

Netherlands-based Move4Mobile, a Fintech firm that focuses on concept, strategy, design and development of mobile-based software, has created a smartphone payments app for Hakrinbank The new payments app has been developed in order to introduce online payments to Suriname, the smallest nation in South America…. Read More

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