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UK’s Embedded Finance Fintech Railsbank Now a Visa Ready Banking Identification Number Sponsor

Railsbank, an established global embedded finance solution provider, and Visa (NYSE: V) are joining forces to promote local Fintech services, with Railsbank becoming a Visa Ready Banking Identification Number (BIN) sponsor. This, according to an update shared by Finextra. Through the BIN sponsor program, all… Read More

UK’s BaaS Fintech Railsbank Secures $70M from Anthos Capital, Central Capital, Others

UK banking-as-a-service (BaaS) provider Railsbank has secured $70 million in capital in order to promote its brand and products globally. Railsbank‘s latest investment round has been led by Anthos Capital and received contributions from Central Capital (VC division of Indonesia’s largest privately-held banking institution), Cohen… Read More

London based BaaS Platform Railsbank Hires Ben Smith as GM for Australia, as Part of APAC Expansion

Railsbank, an established embedded finance platform, has reportedly hired Ben Smith as General Manager for Australia as the banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform expands operations across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Smith has earned a degree in Chemistry from The University of Manchester before he moved to… Read More

UK Payments and FX Provider RationalFX Partners BaaS Platform Railsbank, Will Expand Business across Europe

Railsbank, an established Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, has teamed up with RationalFX, a UK payments and foreign exchange provider. Through the partnership with Railsbank, RationalFX will be strengthening its product offering in European markets. Railsbank now offers ledger and payment services that will allow RationalFX’s clients… Read More

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

Railsbank Partners with Yimba on Personalized Cards

Railsbank, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, and Yimba have partnered on launching the ability to personalize the digital card art for cards stored in a consumer’s digital wallet. Yimba is a digital wallet tech provider. The two companies state that soon consumers will be able to… Read More

Fintech as a Service Tech Provider Yimba and BaaS Platform Railsbank to Offer Solutions for Improving Digital Wallet Experience

Yimba, a FAST (Fintech As a Service Technology) company, and Railsbank, the global Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, are teaming up to offer clients with products and services that will improve their digital wallet experience with “the likes of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay.” As… Read More

Railsbank Reunites Currencycloud Team to Boost Banking-as-a-Service Platform

Railsbank, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, has reunited the Currencycloud team to boost the growth of their services. In a release, Railsbank said it has appointed John Hammond, previously CCO at Currencycloud as its new CCO to drive the platform’s international expansion. Hammond will join his… Read More

Railsbank Teams Up With Paceline For Health & Wellness Credit Card

Railsbank, a global Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) announced on Thursday it has joined forces with Paceline, a retail health and wellness platform, to create a health and wellness credit card. According to Railsbank, the Paceline branded credit card will allow users to earn category-based cash back based on… Read More

Railsbank Expands into Australia in Partnership with Digital Bank Volt

Railsbank, a Banking as a Service (BaaS) platform, has expanded into Australia in partnership with digital bank Volt. Founded in 2016, Railsbank is based in the UK and offers APIs and apps for financial services firms to offer modern services. Volt is the first digital… Read More

Banking as a Service: Railsbank Announces Two New Products – Houston platform and OpenRailz API

Railsbank, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, has announced the launch of two new products, the Houston platform and OpenRailz API. Houston is Railsbank’s new User Interface layer on top of the Railsbank open finance Operating System (ROS). The no-code platform is expected to transform the building,… Read More

Pockit Partners with Railsbank, Raises £15 Million Includes Crowdcube Future Fund Offering

Pockit, a digital banking app designed to cater to the underbanked masses, has announced a new partnership with Railsbank while simultaneously announcing a £15 million Series B funding paired with an offering on Crowdcube. The Crowdcube securities offer is for £500,000 Future Fund convertible note… Read More

Railsbank Scores $37 Million in Growth Funding Investment Co-Led By MiddleGame Ventures & Ventura Capital

  Open banking platform Railsbank announced on Thursday it secured $37 million as part of continued equity funding to support its global growth and product expansion. According to Railsbank, MiddleGame Ventures and Ventura Capital co-led the round, with Anthos Capital, Global Brain, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Moneta VC, Mitsui Fudosan,… Read More

Wirex to Partner with Railsbank in APAC Region to Provide Cards as Issuers Shift from Wirecard

Wirex, a UK-based Fintech, has announced a partnership with Railsbank to provide Wirex cards in the APAC region. The move is emblematic of the rapid shift away from Wirecard (WDI:DE) a German Fintech now in bankruptcy proceedings. Wirex also facilitates cryptocurrency payments. Railsbank is a… Read More

Railsbank Announces New Partnership With Portugal’s The Fintech House

Open banking platform Railsbank recently announced it has formed a partnership with Portugal-based The Fintech House. According to Railsbank, The Fintech House started in 2019 and is an initiative of Portugal Fintech. “[The Fintech House] was a natural step to keep developing this ecosystem after… Read More

Railsbank CEO Calls on Regulators to Step Up Safeguarding of e-Money Firms Following Wirecard Collapse

The Wirecard AG (WDI:DE) scandal has rocked the Fintech world as the once high flying firm that was a member of the DAX filed for bankruptcy following the revelation of a €1.9 billion in missing funds. Regulators, elected officials as well as Fintech industry insiders have… Read More

Fintech and Open Banking Firm Railsbank Expands into US with First Customer Unifimoney

Railsbank, a UK based Fintech and open banking service provider, has crossed the Atlantic to open up operations in the US with the acquisition of its first customer – Unifimoney, according to a release. Simultaneously, to support the North American expansion, Railsbank has hired Dov… Read More

Open Banking and Regtech Firm Railsbank Gains Hong Kong Fintech Statrys as New Client

UK-based Railsbank, an Open Banking and Regtech solution provider, revealed on June 29, 2020, that it has gained Hong Kong Fintech Statrys as a new client. Statrys offers digital business accounts, advanced payment options, and forex solutions for SMEs based in Asia. It provides convenient… Read More

Regtech: UK-based Railsbank, an Open Banking and Compliance Firm, Secures Additional Funding from Visa, Global Brain

UK-based Railsbank, an open banking and Regtech solution provider, has secured additional funding with contributions from Visa and Global Brain, a Japanese venture capital firm. In September 2019, Railsbank had acquired $10 million in capital as part of its Series A round. The amount of… Read More

Open Banking and Compliance Platform Railsbank Establishes Business Offices in Singapore

Singapore has been ranked number one in Asia and eighth worldwide when it comes to innovation and embracing the latest technologies. Singapore is also recognized as one of the world leaders in key sectors including Fintech,  engineering, manufacturing, healthcare, biomedical sciences, urban solutions and sustainability,… Read More

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