Tagged: online banking

Plaid Announces New API Partnership With Railsbank

  U.S. fintech Plaid announced on Thursday it has joined forces with Railsbank. Plaid reported that through the new partnership, Railsbank customers in the UK will have access to Plaid’s Payment Initiation API to accept instant bank payments directly within their app or website. Plaid… Read More

Revolut Begins Public Beta For Bitcoin Withdrawals

    Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday the public beta launch of crypto withdrawals. According to Revolut, the new feature will provide customers with the option to transfer Bitcoin to their personal wallets outside of the Revolut platform. “With the rollout of crypto withdrawals, Revolut… Read More

Overfunding: UK Challenger Banking Startup Zvilo Quickly Surpasses Initial £200,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Campaign

  Zvilo, a UK-based challenger banking startup, has quickly surpassed its initial £200,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  The funding round, which recently made its debut on the platform, has already attracted more than 100 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2019, Zvilo stated it… Read More

Estonia-Based Aspiring Crypto-Bank Crypterium Extends Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs; Now Secures More Than €2.9 Million

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has extended its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs and has raised more than €2.9 million. The funding round, which launched last month, originally sought to raise €1 million and has attracted over 2,450 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Crypterium stated it is building… Read More

Update: Aspiring “Crypto-Bank” Crypterium’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Raises More Than €2.4 Million During the Final Days on Seedrs

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has secured more than €2.4 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which is set to close later this week, originally sought to raise a minimum of €1 million and has already attracted 2,000 Seedrs investors. As previously reported,… Read More

Metro Bank Is Now Offering RateSetter Loans At Branches

  Metro Bank announced on Monday it has launched the first set of RateSetter-powered personal loans through its banking branches. Aach of the new loan applications will be assessed and arranged by using RateSetter’s lending technology. Those who qualify for the loans may borrow between… Read More

BBVA Launches Sustainable Alternative for Products In Spain

  BBVA recently announced it is offering a sustainable alternative for its products in Spain for both individuals and companies. According to BBVA, the solutions are designed to respond to society’s growing demand and to help customers make the best financial decisions that also help… Read More

Barclays Appoints Helen Kelly as Head of Europe Corporate Banking

Barclays recently announced it has appointed Helen Kelly as Head of Corporate Banking, Barclays Europe. According to Barclays, Kelly has more than 30 years of experience in banking with Barclays. She previously was Head of international Corporate Banking – Ireland and Country Manager – Ireland. Speaking… Read More

UK Digital Banking Solution goHenry Continues to Grow Through Integration With API Platform Jitterbit

  UK-based digital banking solution goHenry is reportedly integrating with Jitterbit, an API platform, as it continues its expansion into the U.S. as well as to adapt to the current COVID-19 precautions.  As previously reported, goHenry’s financial services, which is a debit card and app, is geared for the digital… Read More

Tandem Bank Goes Live on Mambu’s SaaS Banking Platform

    Mambu announced on Monday that Tandem Bank is now live on its software-as-a-service (SaaS) banking platform. Mambu reported nearly a year after signing, the implementation was officially finalized, followed by a four-month beta in late 2020 and a full rollout in early February 2021…. Read More

 Revolut Teams Up With Two-Time World Heavyweight Champ Anthony Joshua to Raise Funds For UK Gyms & Launch Glow-in-the-Dark Debit Card

  Digital bank Revolut announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, to raise funds for independent gyms throughout the UK, as well as co-brand glow-in-the-dark debit card. According to Revolut, gyms and leisure centers were not included in the UK… Read More

KeyBank & Laurel Road Unveils Digital Bank Specifically for Doctors

Laurel Road, a brand of KeyBank, announced earlier this week the launch of Laurel Road for Doctors, a digital bank specifically for physicians and dentists. According to Laurel, the goal of the new digital bank is to help ease the burden for doctors of paying… Read More

Updated: Aspiring “Crypto-Bank” Crypterium’s Seedrs Campaign Now Nearing €2 Million Raised

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has now raised nearly €2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round originally sought to raise a minimum of €1 million and has attracted more than 1,600 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Crypterium stated it is building a… Read More

Milestone: MFS Africa Now Reaches More Than 320 Million Mobile Money Wallets; Covers 60% of Mobile Wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa

  Pan-African fintech MFS Africa announced on Monday it now reaches more than 320 million mobile money wallets and notably enables a range of banks, telcos, money transfer operators, and other financial institutions in Africa through a single integration point.  Founded in 2010, MFS Africa describes itself… Read More

Global Fintech Payfare Announces New Board Members

Payfare, a global fintech that specializes in digital banking and instant payout solutions, announced on Thursday it has welcomed new directors to its board. The new board members are the following: Kelly Graziadei: Brings 20 years of leadership experience in tech companies including AltaVista, Yahoo and… Read More

Avanti Financial Group Raises $37 Million Through Series A; Preps For Digital Asset Bank Launch

    Avanti Financial Group announced on Thursday it secured $37 million through its Series A funding round. The company has notably raised a total of $44 million since its inception and the latest investment round comes less than six months after Caitlin Long, the… Read More

Digital Lending Software Provider Blend Explains What’s Required to Offer Best Online Banking Experience

The team at Blend, which provides digital lending technology, has shared some important features which can help provide “the best online banking experience.” As noted in a blog post by Blend, online banking clients are increasingly expecting interactions to be a lot simpler, faster, and… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Greenwood Secures $40 Million Through Series A Funding Round

  Greenwood, a U.S. fintech that has created a digital banking platform specifically for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, announced on Thursday it secured $40 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Truist Ventures. Founded in 2020, Greenwood states… Read More

N26 Appoints Gilles BianRosa As New Chief Product Officer

  Digital-only bank platform N26 announced on Tuesday it has appointed Gilles BianRosa as its new Chief Product Officer. N26 reported that in his upcoming role, BianRosa will lead all product teams based across the company’s main offices and technology hubs in Berlin, Barcelona, Vienna, and New York. N26 also… Read More

Indian Neobank Razorpay Provides Updates on Local and Global Digital Banking and Fintech Ecosystem

Indian neobank Razorpay points out that it seems like banks have been “around forever.” In India, for example, the history of banking “dates way back to 1750 BC,” the company reveals. It also mentions that we’ve traditionally or historically been dependent on banking institutions for… Read More

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