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Apex Group Expands North America Operations with Prometa Acquisition

Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, announced the acquisition of Prometa Fund Support Services Inc., a Canada based provider of fund services. Prometa delivers fund services to clients in Canada, the United States, and Bermuda, “including Hedge Funds, LSVCCs and Mortgage Investment Corporations.”… Read More

Fintech Adyen Chosen by Pet Supplies Plus to Support Unified Commerce Initiatives

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the financial technology platform of “choice” for leading businesses,  announced that Pet Supplies Plus, the franchisor and operator of pet-specialty stores in North America, has selected the platform “to power its payments online and in-store for its approximate 230 corporate locations and… Read More

Embedded Banking Fintech BankiFi Finalizes $4.8M Investment for North American Expansion Efforts

BankiFi, a provider of embedded banking solutions for small and medium businesses (SMB), has secured $4.8 million “for global expansion into North America.” This strategic growth investment “gives BankiFi the capital to provide its industry-leading embedded banking platform to more than two million SMBs across… Read More

Digital Lending Platform Ranqx Extends Visa Partnership to North American Markets

Ranqx, the digital lending platform built for lenders to small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs), has expanded its working relationship with Visa (NYSE: V) into North America. Before collaborating with Visa in North America, Ranqx worked cooperatively with Visa in its Asia Pacific region. Under the latest… Read More

Financial Software Firm Savana Secures $45 Million via Series A Led by Georgian

Savana, a financial software for banks and fintechs, announced the closing of a $45 million Series A round led by Georgian, a growth-stage investor based in Toronto, Canada. The funds will be “used to drive continued growth of Savana’s core-agnostic Digital Delivery Platform, ramp up… 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

Cardless to Introduce Co-Branded Credit Cards via American Express Network

Cardless, a financial technology firm, announced a new agreement with American Express (NYSE:AXP). The agreement “empowers some of the country’s most celebrated brands – including travel providers and retailers – to seamlessly launch digital-first cards leveraging the Cardless platform, backed by benefits, offers, and security… Read More

Digital Transformation: Arvest Bank Teams Up with Google Cloud to Streamline Community Banking

Arvest Bank, a community bank with over $26 billion in assets, announced a five-year partnership with Google Cloud to “enable and accelerate its multi-year digital transformation strategy.” The announcement “follows the bank’s partnership with technology leader Thought Machine, and comes on the heels of its… Read More

Manchester’s Embedded Banking Fintech BankiFi Expands Operations into North American Markets

BankiFi, an embedded banking solutions provider, announced its expansion into North America with “the launch of BankiFi Americas.” The organization’s growth and expansion into the U.S. market “will support the unique digitization and payment modernization requirements of SMBs, while placing financial institutions at the heart… Read More

Global Fintech TS Imagine Expands Business Operations in Montréal

TS Imagine, which claims to be a global leader in trading, portfolio, and risk management solutions for capital markets, is expanding its presence in Canada “with new facilities in Montréal to boost its North American operations and drive its international growth.” TS Imagine opened its… Read More

D-Wave, Mastercard Take “Quantum Leap” into Future of Financial Services

D-Wave Systems Inc., which claims to be a leader in quantum computing systems, software, and services, and the “only” company building both quantum annealing and gate-based quantum computers, and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced a multi-year strategic alliance “to champion the acceleration and adoption of quantum… Read More

Mastercard Changeworks Launches to Enhance Work of Canadian Not-for-Profits

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has launched Changeworks™, a social-impact program that “helps Canada’s not-for-profits harness the power of technology and data to create positive change.” To put this commitment into action, Mastercard has “made its first anchor grant to national not-for-profit, CanadaHelps, to launch a digital… Read More

Canada’s Debit Network Interac Adds Backup Supplier After Massive Rogers Outage

Canada’s debit network Interac is reportedly adding a backup network provider after this past week’s large-scale outage at Rogers, which had left millions of clients unable to complete payments. In statements shared with Reuters, the company’s management noted: “We are adding a supplier (besides Rogers)… Read More

Financial Services Providers Aren’t Providing Appropriate Solutions for SMBs: ForwardAI Survey

ForwardAI, a Fintech providing aggregated access to accounting & business data and analysis, has released a whitepaper titled “Rising small business expectations and the evolving roles of financial service providers,” which focuses on modern, technology-enabled services that accountants, banking and financial service providers “offer to… Read More

Tier1 Financial Solutions Appoints Compliance Software Sales Exec Megan Howe to Expand North American Presence

Tier1 Financial Solutions, a provider of capital markets and investment banking client relationship management solutions, and AML compliance and fraud prevention solutions, has appointed Megan Howe as MD, North America Sales. Howe will be responsible for “driving compliance software and buy-side CRM sales in North… Read More

Nasdaq Acquires Significant Minority Stake in LeveL ATS, an Independently Operated US Equity Dark Pool Trading Venue

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) and LeveL ATS have revealed that Nasdaq has acquired a significant minority stake in LeveL ATS, an independently operated US Equity Dark Pool trading portal. Through this strategic investment, Nasdaq has reportedly joined owners such as Bank of America, Citi, as well… Read More

Chinese Government Might Impound Bitcoin Mining Hardware, Taking Out BTC Hashpower Permanently: Report

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform offering risk management solutions, “best-execution” brokerage and market analysis, notes that based on questions they’ve been getting from their clients and partners, they’re now sharing their latest analysis of “potential scenarios” resulting… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Operators in N. America Agree in Meeting with Elon Musk to Form Council to Promote Energy Usage Transparency

Michael Saylor, Founder at CEO at MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR), a business intelligence firm that has invested heavily in Bitcoin (BTC) in order to strengthen its corporate treasury, has revealed that he recently hosted a meeting between Telsa and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and the leading… Read More

Digital Payments Fintech SafetyPay Adds PIX as Payment Method in Brazil

SafetyPay, a digital alternative payments platform offering solutions across Latin America (LatAm) and European markets, has announced the implementation of PIX as a payment method in Brazil, in order to support instant payments with QR codes. SafetyPay aims to facilitate the transfer of funds and… Read More

North American Expansion: Paysend Now Offers Money Transfers from the U.S. to Canada

    Paysend, a UK-based global payments platform, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services in North America by allowing money transfers from the U.S. to Canada. Paysend further revealed that the expansion will now allow U.S. residents to transfer funds to more than… Read More

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