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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

UK’s Railsbank Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round & Opens Singapore Office

Railsbank, a UK-based banking group, announced on Wednesday it raised $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Moneta Capital with participation from CreditEase, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Singapore Life, and Firestartr. Founded in 2015, Railsbank describes itself as an open banking… Read More

Cross River Teams Up With Railsbank to Enable Global Market Access for Fintech Companies

Cross River, a bank that delivers advanced financial and compliance products/services to the fintech industry, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Railsbank Technology Limited, a UK-based open banking and RegTech technology services platform, to provide Railsbank a variety of API-powered, banking and… Read More

InvestHK UK Fintech Award: Fintech Mosaic Smart Data Wins Top Prize

Mosaic Smart Data, a London based Fintech that helps financial institutions in adapting to regulatory change, has won the inaugural InvestHK UK Fintech Awards.  The recognition was revealed by InvestHK  along with the UK Department for International Trade. The competition received 30 submissions from UK based… Read More

Fintech Startup Railsbank Secures $1.2 Million During Latest Funding Round Led By Firestartr

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Railsbank, a fintech startup that was co-founded by Currencycloud co-founder Nigel Verdon, has secured $1.2 million during its latest funding round, which was led by seed investment firm Firestartr, with participation from Kima Ventures and industry angels Peter Jackson (CEO WorldPay UK), Tim Levene (Betfair, Augmentum… Read More

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