Tagged: online banking

New Digital Banking Experience Introduced by First Federal Bank of Kansas City

First Federal Bank of Kansas City released a refreshed, innovative online and mobile banking platform powered by Narmi, an enterprise digital banking provider. Together they “enhanced the end-to-end digital experience from online account opening through online and mobile banking for First Federal’s 25,000 consumer and… Read More

Mahalo Banking Secures $20M to Accelerate Growth in Mobile, Online Banking Solutions

Mahalo Banking, a CUSO that provides online and mobile banking solutions for credit unions, completed a $20 million funding round this month that was “led by Ohio-based Superior Credit Union, Ky.-based Park Community Credit Union and Del.-based Dover Federal Credit Union.” The additional capital “enables… Read More

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Cautions Against Bank Closures During Epidemics

Consumers from lower-than-average socioeconomic backgrounds found it challenging to access online banking during the COVID-19 outbreak, while many continue to depend on in-person banking services. This, according to an update from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The research, released in the… Read More

Simplii Financial Now the “First” Canadian Virtual Banking Brand to Provide Recurring, Future-Dated Interac e-Transfer Transactions

Simplii Financial has launched a new online and mobile banking feature for clients, “enabling recurring and future-dated Interac e-Transfer® transactions to be set up or scheduled up to five years into the future.” Vineet Malhotra, Head, Simplii Financial, stated: “Our clients have been asking for… Read More

First Internet Bank Eliminates Overdraft Fees to Improve Client Experience

For many consumers and small business owners, the result of one or more overdraft fees can be “devastating.” To address this issue, First Internet Bank has announced that it is “removing overdraft fees on personal and small business deposit accounts.” This change has been made… Read More

Lloyds Bank Signs Up its First Retailer for A2A Payments API in the UK

Automobile dealership JCT600 has reportedly become the first retailer in the UK to use Lloyds’ PayFrom Bank account-to-account payment solution, displacing plastic cards at the online checkout. Introduced in July 2021, PayFrom Bank brings together Mastercard’s Payment Gateway capabilities/functionality and its Open Banking Connect platform… Read More

Indian Fintech Razorpay Shares Ways to Grow Your Business With their Cash Advance Options

Indian payments Fintech and neobank Razorpay notes that applying for a line of credit via traditional banks and lenders “can be disappointing with unrealistic approval requirements.” Razorpay Cash Advance has been specifically designed to “make it easier for Razorpay users to get quick access to… Read More

UK’s Atom Bank, a Mobile-Only Banking Platform, Reports Solid Progress Despite Considerable Losses

Atom Bank, the North East Fintech firm, has reported “strong progress” during its most recent annual report, “narrowing its losses and generating a monthly net interest margin (NIM) of 114bps by March 2021 (up from 10bps in March of 2020).” According to the update from… Read More

First All-Digital Islamic Savings Account Introduced in Malaysia by CIMB Bank

CIMB Bank and CIMB Islamic Bank have introduced the CIMB OctoSavers Savings Account-i, which is the first all-digital Islamic account where the account opening and onboarding process is carried out completely online. New clients will also get the newly introduced Octo Debit Mastercard via mail… Read More

Fraud Awareness App Introduced by HSBC UK, Allows Businesses to Track Suspicious Activities, Potential Scams

HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HSBC), a British multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, recently revealed that its UK division had introduced a fraud awareness app to offer businesses or companies up-to-the-minute or the latest updates on potential scams. HSBC, which is the second… Read More

Mambu Teams Up With Google Cloud to Enable Launch of New Indonesia-Based Digital Bank “Bank Jago”

  Mambu, a Germany-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced earlier this week it has teamed up with Google Cloud to power Bank Jago, a Indonesia-based digital bank. Mambu reported that Bank Jago is considered the first organization to benefit from the Bambu-Google Cloud collaboration. Jago… Read More

Ally Bank Eliminates All Overdraft Fees

  U.S. digital banking group Ally Bank announced on Wednesday it has officially eliminated overdraft fees on all accounts. The bank revealed that every Ally Bank customer is eligible and there are no requirements or restrictions. The elimination of overdraft fees notably is the latest… Read More

Challenger Bank Tech Platform Agora Teams Up With Digital Payment Provider i2c

    Agora Services, a digital platform banking solutions provider, announced on Tuesday it has partnered with i2c Inc., a global provider of digital payment and open banking technology, to provide modern digital-first issuing and processing. Agora reported that the partnership adds to its ability to… Read More

NorthOne Joins Forces With Bancorp Bank & Galileo to Offer Banking Platform Specifically For Small Businesses

    NorthOne, a Canada-based mobile banking platform for small businesses, freelancers, and startups, announced on Tuesday it has partnered with The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, to provide banking services to NorthOne’s customer base, and Galileo Technologies to deliver more processing services to new and… Read More

NatWest to Allow UK Consumers to Set their Own Daily Digital Bank Transfer Limits to Reduce APP Scams

NatWest, a major retail and commercial bank in the UK, will reportedly be letting clients set up their own daily digital bank transfer limits – which should help reduce the potential damage done by authorized payment push (APP) scams. NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and… Read More

Philippines based RCBC Reports Dramatic Surge in Digital Payments Volume following COVID Outbreak

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has revealed that it has seen dramatic growth in its digital payments volume during the last year. The value of InstaPay and PESONet money transfers of RCBC Online and its mobile banking app surged 293% when compared to volumes reported… Read More

Nigeria-Based Banking Group Polaris Bank Unveils Digital Bank Platform “VULTe”

  Polaris Bank, a Nigeria-based retail bank, recently announced it launched its own digital banking platform called VULTe. according to Polaris, VULTe’s products and services are designed to help customers’ lifestyles as individuals and make their business become “bigger and better.” Polaris revealed: “At VULTe,… Read More

Starling Bank Scores £50 Million Investment From Goldman Sachs Growth Equity

  UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced this week it secured a £50 million investment from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. According to Starling Bank, the investment is an extension of the oversubscribed £272 million Series D funding round announced in March 2021, which valued it in… Read More

Canadian Digital Banking Platform Relay Secures $19.4 Million

Relay, a Canada-based digital banking platform for small businesses, announced on Thursday it raised US$19.4 million in funding, which includes US$15 million through its Series A funding round that was led by Bain Capital Ventures and seed round of $4.4 million led by Better Tomorrow… Read More

The Philippines-Based Neobank Tonik Secures $17 Million in Pre-Series B Funding Round Led By iGlobal Partners

  Tonik, a neobanking group based in the Philippines, announced on Tuesday it secured $17 million through its Pre-Series B investment round, which was led by iGlobal Partners with participation from Sequoia India, Altara Ventures, and Insignia Venture Partners, Citius, Baring Vostok Private Equity, and… Read More

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