Tagged: smartphone

Monzo News: Apple Pay is Now Available to Users

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday that users may use their Monzo cards with Apple Pay. The bank reported that it considers Apple Pay to be an easier, safer way to pay in stores, in apps and online with the Apple devices that users use… Read More

HTC to Launch Blockchain-Powered Smartphone

Smartphone giant HTC is now making preparations to launch a new blockchain-powered smartphone. According to The Next Web, the phone, which has been named Exodus, will feature a universal wallet and built-in secure hardware to support cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications. HTC reportedly recruited Phil Chen, the… Read More

Starling Bank Introduces Garmin Pay To Customers

On Thursday, Starling Bank announced it was adding Garmin Pay to its range of digital wallets. The new feature will allow Garmin users to make purchases at thousands of stores where contactless payments are accepted. The Garmin Pay is featured on three watches, which are:… Read More

Erajaya, ITOCHU, & PayJoy Announced Launch of Smartphone Financing in indonesia

 PT.Erajaya Swasembada Tbk, PT ITC Auto Multi Finance, a division of ITOCHU, and PayJoy announced on Thursday they have teamed to launch their smartphone financing in Indonesia. It was revealed that  ITOCHU will use PayJoy’s proprietary Checkout software platform to qualify and approve Indonesian customers for… Read More

Foxconn Subsidiary Set to Build Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Smartphone

Smartphone manufacturer Foxconn has recently announced that one of its subsidiaries is now set to build what is believed to be the first blockchain smartphone for Sirin Labs. According to Sirin Labs, the Finney blockchain smartphone is designed to store and use digital currencies such… Read More

Overfunding: Orders & Payment App Zapaygo Investments Surpasses £500,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Zapaygo Investments, a UK-based ordering and payment mobile app, has successfully surpassed its initial equity crowdfunding campaign’s £500,000 funding target on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round earlier month and has so far attracted more than 160 investors. Founded in 2015, Zapaygo is described as a… Read More

FCA Regulated App Pelican Trading Seeks to Attract £750,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign

Pelican Exchange, an FCA regulated app where users can trade, chat, and analyze performance, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £750,000. While sharing details about the app, the Pelican Exchange team stated: “We integrate trade execution with communication into a central network… Read More

Clarity Money Milestone: Personal Finance App Attracts 500,000 Users

On Wednesday, personal finance app Clarity Money announced it has reached 500,000 users in less than seven months after launching on iOS. The app, which launched in January 2017, reportedly analyzed over $60 billion in transaction for customers and saved its users who interact with… Read More

Blockchain Platform Humaniq Launches Financial Inclusion Use Case in Ghana

Blockchain platform Humaniq announced earlier this week the next phase in its expansion as it launches the Ghana Use Case. The company’s key goal is to bring onboard two thousand users. According to Humaniq, the Ghana launch news comes as phase 1 of a pilot… Read More

Canadian Fintech Stack Announces Partnership With MasterCard to Launch Digital Money Account With Mobile Tap-to-Pay Functions

On Monday, Canadian fintech startup Stack announced it has formed a partnership with MasterCard to launch its digital money accounts with mobile tap-to-pay functionality. Stack stated its accounts will include a chip-and-pin MasterCard prepaid card that provides secure point-of-sale access to worldwide retailers, global ATM networks, and… Read More

Crowdcube Milestone: £5 Million Invested Through UK Crowdfunding Platform’s iOS App

On Monday, UK equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that £5 million has been invested through its iOS mobile app since launch last year. The funding portal revealed: “Since its launch over £5 million has been invested through Crowdcube’s iOS app! With over 6,500 installations, 100,000 sessions… Read More

Hong Kong’s Monaco Launches New Cryptocurrency Mobile App

On Thursday, Hong Kong-based payments and cryptocurrency platform Monaco announced the launch of its new mobile app, which gives users a simplified way to buy, spend, and earn cryptocurrency cashback on all transactions. While sharing details about the app, Kris Marszalek, co-founder and CEO of Monaco, stated: “We… Read More

Swiss Fintech Fundbase Launches Alternative Investment App

Alternative investment information and technology provider Fundbase announced on Wednesday it is launching a new mobile app for alternative investments. The fintech company described Fundbase Mobile as an innovative product, designed to allow qualified investors to identify top manager talent anywhere. Pascal Rode, CEO at Fundbase, stated: “It’s a… Read More

Polling Mobile App Arbit Seeks Expansion Funds on Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ Equity Platform

Arbit, a marketing, photo, and video mobile app, is now seeking expansion funds through Indiegogo and MicoVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform. Arbit describes itself as an app that combines social engagement with “powerful” analytics layer. It gives athletes, celebrities, and brands answers to any questions they may… Read More

Crowdcube iOS App Update: Discussions & Updates Now Available

On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced in July it released an update to the iOS app that allows users to create investor discussions, view updates, and interact with other Crowdcube users through commenting. The funding portal revealed its team has been working to improve… Read More

Swedish Fintech Firm Klarna Debuts New P2P Payment App “Wavy”

On Tuesday, Swedish fintech firm Klarna announced the launch of its new peer-to-peer (P2P) payment app, Wavy. This news comes less than two weeks after the company announced its strategic equity investment from Permira. According to Klarna, Wavy enables consumers across 31 European markets to transfer… Read More

British Insurance Brokers’ Association Debuts Insurtech App to Help Speed Up Claim Process

On Tuesday, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) announced it has teamed up with Insure Apps to launch a new insurtech app, called Claims Made Easy, that may reduce the average claims reporting of 23 days by up to 90%. According to BIBA, the app significantly… Read More

Canadian Fintech Startup Mylo Launches Mobile Personal Finance Management App For iPhone

Canada fintech startup, Mylo Financial Technologies (Mylo) announced on Thursday the launch of its new personal finance management app exclusively for iPhone.  According to Mylo, the new app automatically rounds up every purchase users make and invests the spare change. Users may also open a… Read More

UK’s Curve Rolls Out “Time Travel” Feature on Fintech App

Curve, a London-based fintech company that’s software allows customers to link their bank cards to one Mastercard, has rolled out a new feature for its smartphone that will allow users to “go back in time” on their purchases. According to the company, the feature allows… Read More

AutoGravity Teams Up With Fletcher Jones Auto Group to Launch Real-Time Inventory Smartphone App

Automobile fintech firm AutoGravity has teamed up with Fletcher Jones Auto Group to launch real-time investors smartphone app, Fletcher Jones Drive (FJ Drive). Users of the new app will be able to access a large selection of Mercedes-Benz along with an auto financing application, and Mercedes-Benz… Read More