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Pakistan based Fintech ABHI Is Helping to Make Donations to Residents Impacted by Floods

Pakistan-based Fintech ABHI and its clients, employees, users, and investors have reportedly  been making donations using its platform. These funds are meant to support the ongoing flood relief efforts, which is being carried out with assistance from NGOs such as JDC, Al-Khidmat, and Saylani who… Read More

Karachi-based Fintech Safepay HQ to Go Live with Cybersource, a Product of Visa

Karachi-headquartered Fintech firm Safepay HQ is reportedly going live with Cybersource (a product of payments service provider Visa) in order to bring Pakistani merchants new ways to allow their clients to pay them online. Safepay is a payment service provider that has reportedly received pilot… Read More

Pakistan based Fintech OneLoad Acquires $11M in Funding

Pakistan-based Fintech firm OneLoad, which aims to serve micro-retailers, has secured $11 million in order to support a growth phase as it focuses on tapping one of the world’s largest unbanked/underbanked nations. The recent investment round has been led by Sarmayacar and Shorooq Partners, along… Read More

Pakistan based Fintech Dbank Acquires $17.6M via Round Led by Sequoia Southeast Asia, Kleiner Perkins

Dbank, a Pakistan-based Fintech company established by two ex- Google professionals, has acquired $17.6 million via a seed round that has been co-led by Sequoia Southeast Asia and Kleiner Perkins. Brazil’s virtual banking platform Nubank, RTP Global, Rayn and business partner Askari Bank also took… Read More

Fintech YAP Acquires $41M, Expands into MENA Region, South Asian Markets

YAP, which claims to be the leading Fintech “revolutionizing” the digital banking experience in the MENA region and South Asia, has raised $41 million “to fund its operations and growth.” The latest investment round includes contributions from Saudi Arabia’s Aljazira Capital alongside investments from Abu… Read More

ZoodPay, the Digital Lending Platform, Expands Operations to Pakistan

ZoodPay, the digital lending platform for e-commerce in the Middle East and Central Asia, has entered Pakistan by fully “acquiring Karachi headquartered Tez Financial Services (Tez).” Backed by investors including Planet N, Flourish Ventures and Accion, Tez reportedly became “the first Fintech in Pakistan to… Read More

Fintech YAP Obtains In-Principle Approval from State Bank of Pakistan for E-Money Institute License

YAP, a Fintech streamlining the virtual banking experience in the MENA and South Asia region, has announced that it has been granted an In-Principle Approval (IPA) from the State Bank of Pakistan for an Electronic Money Institute (EMI) License. The approval provides “a tremendous opportunity… Read More

Digital Transformation: Pakistan’s JS Bank Enhances Core Banking Stack with Assistance from Temenos, NdcTech

JS Bank, a leading commercial bank operating in Pakistan, has enhanced its Core Banking platform with assistance from IT firm NdcTech (as the implementation partner for the upgraded system). This deployment is a key part of JS Bank’s overall strategy to rebuild its tech and… Read More

Pakistan based Financial Wellness Platform, Abhi Finalizes $17M Series A

Abhi, which claims to be Pakistan’s “first-ever” financial wellness platform, enabling employees to access accrued salary in advance, recently announced the completion of a $17 million Series A raise. As noted in an update shared with CI, the fund raise was led by VC  firm… Read More

MENA’s Paymob, a Payments Fintech, Announces Collaboration with Pakistan’s Bank Alfalah

Paymob, which is MENA region’s virtual payments provider, has announced a strategic relationship with Bank Alfalah, in one of Pakistan’s largest Fintech partnerships “to date.” Paymob’s partnership with one of Pakistan’s major private banks will aim to “drive financial inclusion and lead the way for… Read More

Digital Payments: MENA Region’s Fintech Paymob Expands Operations into Pakistan

Paymob, MENA region’s virtual payments provider, has announced its formal market entry, and “start of operations, in Pakistan.” Paymob’s expansion into Pakistan follows its steady growth in its home market of Egypt, plus Jordan and other world regions where – combined – it “services tens… Read More

Pakistan based Jiye Technologies Introduces BNPL Solution for Agriculture Industry

Jiye Technologies, which claims to be the fastest growing Agri-Tech platform in Pakistan has announced a business-to-business (B2B) Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) feature through a digital financing product for farmers and businesses across the country, under its program called “Jiye Khushhaal Karobar.” The digital… Read More

Financial Inclusion: Pakistani Fintech NayaPay Secures $13M to Support Digital Banking, Online Payments

Pakistan’s NayaPay Pvt. has reportedly acquired $13 million in early-stage capital as it aims to onboard consumers who an underbanked or financially underserved. The Karachi-headquartered Fintech firm’s seed round has been led by Zayn Capital, MSA Novo and Silicon Valley’s early-stage investor Graph Ventures, CEO… Read More

Pakistani Payments Fintech SadaPay Explains How they Minimize End-to-End Testing to Build Seamless Apps

Eli Mydlarz, Head of Engineering at Pakistani Fintech SadaPay, has noted that his firm likes to get feedback as fast and early as possible, so they can’t depend on end-to-end testing while creating financial software applications. Eli wrote in a blog post, earlier this month,… Read More

$50M MENA Region Fintech Fund I Launched by Early-Stage VC Firm VenturesSouq

GCC-headquartered early-stage VC company VentureSouq has introduced a $50 million MENA region Fintech Fund I. As mentioned in the announcement, the MENA Fintech Fund I is the first sector-wide Fintech-focused fund to be introduced across the Middle East area and Pakistan. The new Fund is… Read More

Pakistan based Digital Payments Platform EasyPaisa Updated with Temenos Transact Core Banking

Temenos Transact Core Banking will be supporting product innovation and greater scalability and overall efficiency for Pakistan’s virtual payments platform Easypaisa. Telenor Microfinance Bank, which is the operator of Pakistan’s digital payments platform Easypaisa, has officially gone live on Temenos’ Core banking platform with NdcTech… Read More

Pakistan’s QisstPay Secures $15M, Cementing Business as Country’s Fastest-Growing BNPL Platform

QisstPay, which is one of Pakistan’s first Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services, recently revealed that they’ve secured $15 million in capital as part of their seed and pre-seed rounds with “a mix of equity and debt.” MSA Capital reportedly led QisstPay‘s investment round, with… Read More

Verifff, an International ID Verification Service, Teams Up with SimpliFi, a Cards as a Service Platform

Veriff, an international ID verification provider, is teaming up with SimpliFi, a Cards as a Service (CaaS) platform for the MENA region and Pakistan, in order to protect SimpliFi clients from identity fraud within their “instant” card issuance programs. Through their partnership, Veriff will be… Read More

Pakistani Digital Banking Fintech Tag Acquires $12M via Round led by Liberty City Ventures

Pakistan-based virtual banking platform Tag has acquired more than $12 million in capital as part one of the largest seed rounds in Southeast Asia. With the capital injection, Tag’s valuation now stands at $100 million, with the firm managing to finalize the fundraising deal within… Read More

Contactless Biometric Verification Services Added for Pakistan’s Digital Banking, Payments Sector

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has added contactless biometric verification services for the nation’s banking and payments sector, making the Asian nation one of the first in the world to introduce the tech on a State-wide level. As first reported by… Read More

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