Tagged: online banking

Online Banking Solutions Provider Finicity Launches Data Services Integrated Solutions “Finicity Lend”

Finicity, a U.S.-based online banking solutions provider, announced on Monday the launch of Finicity Lend, which is described as an integrated solution set of open banking data services that provides banks, lenders, and fintech developers access to tools that enable their borrowers to directly permission… Read More

Digital Transactions have Increased following COVID Outbreak, which May lead to More Account Takeovers, Identity Theft

The global banking sector has faced many challenges due to the socioeconomic problems resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. Many banks or financial institutions have had to shut down physical branches while asking their employees to work remotely in order to prevent the further spread of… Read More

Digital Transformation: State Bank of India Is Making Important Changes to Operations to Handle More Online Transactions

Digital banking offers more convenience to consumers, which has become even more obvious due to the COVID-19 crisis. The shift towards all-digital financial services could be permanent, according to the State Bank of India (SBI) Chief. SBI, which is one of India’s largest lenders, is… Read More

Digital Banking Service “One” Makes Debut

One, a U.S. digital banking startup, announced earlier this week it has officially launched its services. The company reported it is on a mission to “redesign banking for modern life” by combing digital banking with a full suite of products that traditional banks offer. Created… Read More

Ping An becomes First Chinese Institution to Win Euromoney’s Best Digital Bank Award, Now Over 30,000 Company Employees Working Remotely

Ping An Bank recently became the first Chinese financial institution to be named the world’s “best” digital bank at the Euromoney Awards. As mentioned in a release, Ping An Bank, which is a subsidiary of the Ping An Insurance Company of China, was named the… Read More

Canadian Banking Challenger EQ Bank Surpasses $4 Billion in Total Deposits, but Still Dwarfed by Incumbents

EQ Bank, which is a digital, branchless platform offered by Equitable Bank, a Canadian banking challenger, recently surpassed $4 billion in total deposits, which has come about three months after it reached the $3 billion mark. Although the demand for digital banking services has been… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Introduces Services in Japan, Claims it Signed Up 10,000 Locals, After Acquiring License in 2018

Prominent digital bank Revolut has reportedly launched services in Japan, as it continues to move forward with its ambitious global expansion plans. The Fintech Unicorn had first acquired a license to offer services in the country back in 2018. Revolut’s management confirmed that its services… Read More

Credit Sesame Launches Cash Back Offers From Digital Banking Platform Sesame Cash

    Credit Sesame, a personalized credit service and financial wellness company, recently announced it has launched Cash Back Offers from Sesame Cash, the company’s digital banking platform. According to Credit Sesame,  customers may now earn up to 15% cashback instantly at thousands of local and… Read More

UK’s Digital Challenger Starling Bank Joins Monzo by Introducing New Fees, as Fintechs Struggle to Offer Competitive Services

UK based digital challenger Starling Bank has reportedly joined digital bank Monzo by introducing several new fees for certain services related to its British pound or GBP and Euro bank accounts. As reported recently, Monzo announced two new fees for its customers. The Fintech startup… Read More

Global Digital Banking Market Continues to Grow Rapidly, as Associated Bank Shuts Down Many Physical Branches to Focus on Online Services

The global market for digital banking is expected to reach $22.3 billion within the next five years. It will be driven by the increasing number of Internet users who regularly use smartphones, mobile internet connections, and prefer to use platforms that offer convenient payment methods…. Read More

Smart Bank Account App LONDCAP Now Seeking Funds on Seedrs

  LONDCAP, a UK-based “smart” bank account app with an artificial intelligence personal financial assistant Alice, is now seeking funds through its newly launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded earlier this year, LONDCAP aims to lend microloans to underbanked customers and enable credit card access… Read More

Forrester Report Gives Fintech Finastra Highest Score for its Core Banking Solution, Just Months After it Experienced a Security Breach

Finastra, a financial services software provider, has been identified as a leader in “The Forrester Wave: Digital Banking Processing Platforms (DBPP) (Retail Banking), Q3 2020” report. Forrester is an independent research company. It included 10 other service providers in its recent evaluation report, and claims… Read More

New Milestone: Revolut Business Celebrates 500,000 Customers By Refreshing Platform Look & Introducing New Features

Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday it has reached a new milestone by signing up a total of 500,000 business customers. The company noted that the milestone demo states considerable growth of its Revolut Business since it made its debut in July 2017. Along with… Read More

Monzo Announces Two New Fees, Only Affecting a Minority of the Digital Bank’s Customers

UK based digital bank Monzo announced on Tuesday two new fees for its customers. The fintech startup reported that starting October 31st, it will introduce fees for taking out cash and getting replacement cards. “We’re introducing a 3% fee if you withdraw more than £250… Read More

NatWest Announces Credit Scoring Enhancements

UK banking group NatWest recently announced it has enhanced credit scoring, in partnership with TransUnion. NatWest revealed it has integrated further data, using TransUnion’s Consumer Credit Platform, to its banking app, to help enable its customers to become more financially capable.  “Customers using the service… Read More

India’s Digital First Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank Launches Cardless Cash Withdrawal Facility Through ATMs

Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) announced earlier this week the launch of the Cardless Cash Withdrawal Facility through ATMs (Instant Money Transfer – IMT). According to Kotak, the facility empowers account holders to make cash withdrawals as well as remit money to beneficiaries across India without… Read More

JPMorgan Reportedly Planning to Launch UK Challenger Bank in 2021

JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the US and sixth-largest in the world in terms of assets, is planning to launch a UK challenger bank in the first quarter of 2021, Sky News recently reported. The media outlet revealed that the launch is considered a… Read More

NatWest Unveils “Banking My Way” Service to Allow Customers to Request How They Want to Be Served

UK banking group NatWest announced on Thursday it is launching “Banking My Way” service, which will allow customers to request how they want to be served. NatWest reported that through the services, customers may make specific requests which could include requesting a quiet space when… Read More

Viva Wallet Brings Apple Pay to Customers

European fintech Viva Wallet announced on Tuesday it is bringing Apple Pay to its customers. The fintech reported that Apple Pay is a safe, secure, and private way to help customers avoid handing their cards to others as well as touching physical buttons or exchanging… Read More

FreeAgent Announces Integration Launch With NatWest’s Online Banking & Forms Partnership With UK Insurer Hiscox

Cloud-based accountancy software provider FreeAgent announced on Thursday it has launched an integration with NatWest’s online banking to allow its customers to oversee, plan, and protect their businesses. The company also announced its new partnership with UK insurer Hiscox to allow businesses to obtain an… Read More

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