Tagged: north america

Mexico’s Payroll Lending Firm Credifiel Reports Steady Business Growth

Credifiel reports that the company increased its revenue by 24% in the nine month period ending September 2023 “compared to the same period last year, reaching €32.7 million1, a net profit of €5.7 million.” The company further shares that its loan portfolio “increased by 74%… Read More

Digital Assets: Netcoins Reports Steady Growth as Crypto Market Recovers

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), owner of Netcoins as well as Netcoins USA (Netcoins.com), the online crypto trading platform that makes it easy for North Americans to buy, sell, and stake cryptocurrency, is pleased to “update investors on its recent trading and platform performance… Read More

Accenture to Introduce Network of Generative AI Hubs to Accelerate Use of Data and Innovative Technologies

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will launch a network of generative AI studios in North America where companies can explore ways to optimize and reinvent their business through the responsible use of generative AI applications. Clients interested in pursuing commercial uses of generative AI “will be able… Read More

Fintechs Adyen and Plaid to Enable Pay-by-Bank Services in North America

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial technology platform of choice for leading businesses, is pleased to announce its Pay-by-Bank services in North America will launch in early 2024 in partnership with Plaid, the digital finance innovator that makes it easy, safe and reliable for people… Read More

Fintech Platform REPAY, PDI Technologies to Automate AP Payments for PDI Enterprise Clients

Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY), a provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced a technology integration with PDI Technologies, Inc., a global firm focused on “delivering powerful solutions and insights that serve as the backbone of the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale ecosystem, to offer embedded… Read More

DTCC Launches Trade Reporting Analytics, UTI Exchange as Part of Report Hub Service

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the launch of Trade Reporting Analytics and UTI Exchange as part of its DTCC Report Hub service. Report Hub is a cloud-based pre and post reporting platform that “helps firms manage the… Read More

Fintech Deserve, a Credit Card Issuing Platform, Launches Digital Processing Capabilities

Deserve, a mobile-first credit card issuing platform, announced today the launch of new digital processing capabilities on the Deserve platform that can provide direct connectivity for mobile apps or software development kits to the Mastercard network. Financial Institutions of all sizes, “including credit unions and… Read More

Visa Announces Savings Offers for Small Businesses Across North America

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced impactful Instant Savings offers for small businesses (SMBs) across North America, comprised of tools and resources aimed at enabling small businesses to grow and meet the expectations of their customers. Through the Visa SavingsEdge website, eligible Visa Small Business cardholders… Read More

North America Leads in Global Crypto Usage, But Stablecoin Activity Shifts Away from US Services – Report

North America is the largest cryptocurrency market, according to Chainalysis. Chainalysis reveals hat the region has “an estimated $1.2 trillion in value received on-chain between July 2022 and June 2023.” That total now “represents 24.4% of global transaction activity during the time period studied.” Most… Read More

North America Ranks First Globally for VC Fintech Funding – Report

New research has revealed that North America ranks first in the world “for Fintech venture capital funding.” The new study, conducted by the researchers at Tipalti, “analyzed factors such as global fintech adoption rates, searches for Fintech by country and the regions that have the… Read More

Latin America: Crypto Adoption in Venezuela and Argentina Is Example of Technology’s Unique Value Proposition – Report

Latin America has the seventh-largest crypto economy of all regions Chainalysis studies. it is not far behind MENA, Eastern Asia, and Eastern Europe. Its position compared to other regions has “held relatively steady over the last two years.” Latin America shows the highest preference “for… Read More

Fintech EBANX Strengthens Partnership with Enterprise Merchants, Appoints VP in the US

EBANX, the payments platform connecting global companies with customers in rising digital markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Cherrey Johnson as the new VP of Merchant Success – Americas and Europe. With her extensive experience in the payments industry and a deep… Read More

BIGG Digital Assets Reports Latest Financial Results

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), owner of Netcoins and Netcoins USA, the online cryptocurrency brokerage that makes it easy for North Americans to buy, sell and stake cryptocurrency, and Blockchain Intelligence Group, a developer of blockchain technology search, risk-scoring and data analytics solutions, is… Read More

London’s Ecommpay Announces US Local Acquiring with Insurance from Chargebacks

Ecommpay, an international payment service provider and UK and European direct bank card acquirer, now offers local acquiring in the US, enabling UK and EU merchants the ability to expand into North America. Additionally, Ecommpay will offer protection “from fraud-related chargebacks to ensure merchants do… Read More

Digital Banking: Nu Expands Business Operations in Mexico City with New Offices

Nu officially inaugurated its new office spaces in Mexico City. With a sprawling space of over 5,000 m² in the Polanco neighborhood, Nu provides a workspace “for more than 1,200 Nubankers who work in a hybrid schedule, alternating between weeks of in-person and remote work… Read More

UK’s Funding Circle Appoints Kanthi Muthiah As US Chief Product Officer

Funding Circle (LSE: FCH), which claims to be a leading online lending platform for small business borrowers, recently announced that Kanthi Muthiah has joined the company as U.S. Chief Product Officer. Kanthi, a former FICO, PayPal, and JP Morgan executive, will “support overall product strategy and… Read More

London’s Channel, an Alternative Investment Fund Manager, Appoints Nate Hartley as Head of Origination for the Americas

Channel Capital Advisors LLP has hired Nate Hartley as its new Head of Origination for the Americas. Established in 2007, Channel is an FCA-regulated alternative investment fund manager (AIFM). It is a recognized funding partner of choice in “the working capital and fintech lending sector,… Read More

Corporates Are Diversifying FX Counterparties Following Banking Crisis: Report

A report from FX-as-a-Service pioneer, MillTechFX, has revealed that many corporates in North America are looking to diversify their FX counterparties after the recent banking crisis highlighted the potential risks associated with having only one or two banking partners. The report entitled ‘The MillTechFX North… Read More

Digital Payments: Car IQ, Visa to Accelerate Vehicle Payment Adoption

Car IQ Inc., which claims to be a pioneer in vehicle payments, has reportedly teamed up with Visa (NYSE: V), a world leader in digital payments, in order “to enable vehicles to transact directly with Visa’s global ecosystem of merchants and banks, and purchase fuel,… Read More

Digital Transformation: BanCoppel Selects Temenos for Core Banking Modernization

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) announced that BanCoppel, part of Grupo Coppel, one of the largest organizations in Mexico, which includes brands such as Afore Coppel and Tiendas Coppel, has selected Temenos in order “to continue its technological transformation, driving modern banking services.” BanCoppel was reportedly the… Read More

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