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Insurtech: NEXT Insurance Announces Availability of Embedded Insurance Solution for Small Business Software Ecosystems

NEXT Insurance, the digital Insurtech firm transforming small business insurance, has announced the availability of NEXT Connect, a trusted embedded insurance solution for small business software ecosystems in the US. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, NEXT Connect enables small businesses to… Read More

Codat Teams Up with Intuit to Accelerate QuickBooks App Development While Catalyzing Wave of Open Finance

Codat, the universal API for small business data that assists software providers and financial institutions with creating integrated products for their SME clients, has announced an integration partnership with the international tech platform Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU). This partnership will aim to bring about “a new… Read More

Mastercard and Previse Accelerate Business Payments Across the Globe

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Previse announced on October 18, 2021 the integration of Mastercard Cross-Border Services – an international push payments platform that allows funds to be sent seamlessly, securely and with “certainty” to any account – into Previse’s InstantPay platform. The collaboration will “enable… Read More

Netherlands based Virtual Bank Fibr Launches Operations to Support SME Lending Across European Markets

FIBR, the connected virtual banking platform, has launched so that it can serve European SMEs, by combining the stability of a bank with the agility and technology of a Fintech service provider. Based in the Netherlands, FIBR is focused on lending to European SMEs. The… Read More

Financial Institutions May Expand SMB Relationships with Fintech-enabled Lending Offering from Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, is supporting financial institutions with creating their SMB programs via the introduction of a Cloud-powered, digital lending and credit platform. The latest Fiserv product offering, leveraging the Atlas Platform from Fintech… Read More

Monit Partners with JAM FINTOP Banktech to Integrate its Mobile Financial Platform with US Community Banks

Monit, the mobile financial platform for small businesses, reveals that it has entered an agreement with JAM FINTOP Banktech, a $150 million investment fund established to assist with promoting tech adoption at community banks in the US. As an extension of Monit’s previous $5.2 million… Read More

BlueVine, Provider of Digital Financial Services to Small Businesses, Appoints Mira Srinivasan as CRO

BlueVine, the provider of financial services for small businesses, has appointed Mira Srinivasan as its Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Mira will be expected to build on the solid foundation of BlueVine’s Risk team and enhance various policies, customer experience, and risk models as… Read More

Fintech iwoca Accredited for Recovery Loan Scheme, Firm Also Launches Free Mental Help Sessions for UK Business Owners

European Fintech iwoca confirmed recently that it has been accredited under the UK’s Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). The iwoca team wrote in a blog post, dated October 5, 2021, that they’ve been accredited by the British Business Bank as a lender under the RLS. This… Read More

Revenue based Financing Fintech GetVantage Introduces Initiative to Help Indian Firms Recover from Challenges

GetVantage, an established revenue-based financing Fintech, reveals that it is introducing Bounce Back Capital, which is described as a “first-of-its-kind” initiative to help brands of India “rebound this festive season.” As mentioned in a release shared with CI, GetVantage has allocated an initial $5 million… Read More

ThinCats to Offer Up to £300M Additional Funding to UK Companies via British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee Program

ThinCats, a UK-based lending platform, will be providing up to £300 million additional funding to businesses via the British Business Bank‘s ENABLE Guarantee program. The ThinCats team wrote in a blog post that they’re pleased to be utilizing a guarantee offered by the British Business… Read More

UK’s MarketFinance Explains How to Apply for the Recovery Loan Scheme and Highlights its Benefits

UK-based MarketFinance, a leading online lender that recently raised £280 million in debt and equity and was approved for flex loans, notes in a blog post that there’s “no denying” that last year was quite tough. However, the MarketFinance team claims that “things are looking up”… Read More

Digital Banking: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Awards Virtual Bank License to Voyager Innovations

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, awarded the sixth virtual banking permit to Voyager Innovations via its Fintech division PayMaya Philippines. PayMaya had acquired $167 million in capital from Philippines-based telecom firms PLDT, international investment company KKR, Chinese technology company… Read More

Zurich Insurance Group Teams Up with Toronto’s Insurtech BOXX Insurance

Zurich Insurance Group recently entered an international partnership with Toronto-headquartered Insurtech firm BOXX Insurance (BOXX), which offers integrated cybersecurity and insurance services to SMEs, individual consumers and families. As noted by its management, BOXX Insurance Inc. is a new type of insurance firm for “a… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr to Bring Fast-Tracked Financial Technology to Europe with Netherlands Expansion

Fintech firm Modulr has now opened business offices in the Netherlands, which will serve as “the springboard for its EU-wide expansion in 2022 and 2023.” Following steady business growth in the United Kingdom during the last 5 years, Modulr is expanding rapidly, putting significant investment… Read More

Loyalty App Provider loyalBe Launches Business Operations in Dublin by Offering Unique Rewards Program

Loyalty app provider loyalBe has officially introduced its business operations in Dublin, by launching its unique rewards platform for small businesses operating in Ireland, after forming key partnerships with payments giant Visa (NYSE: V) and Champion Green. loyalBe offers local companies or businesses with an… Read More

UK Fintech Payaca, a Virtual Job Management Service, Secures Investment from Blackfinch Ventures

Payaca, a Fintech firm that’s behind a virtual job management service that assists companies and trade-based businesses with improving operations, has acquired a £331,000 investment from Blackfinch Ventures. Targeted at SMEs in order to increase their chances of getting contract work, Payaca’s mobile and web… Read More

Positive Facilities or Ejabiah in Saudi Arabia Awards Core Banking System Contract to Islamic Software Provider Path Solutions

The newly formed financing firm in Saudi Arabia, Positive Facilities Co. Ltd. (Ejabiah), has reportedly entered an agreement with Path Solutions for the introduction of its interest-free Core banking platform. Ejabiah will be providing a unique 0% interest financing product, which is somewhat similar to… Read More

Strive UK, Aiming to Help Small Businesses, Launched by Mastercard

Mastercard has announced the launch of Strive UK a project designed to assist micro and smaller firms adapt to the ongoing digital transformation. An initiative created by the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the program aims to empower SMEs in the UK to succeed in… Read More

HCL Technologies Commits to Application Services Partnership with Lendico, a Brand of ING Germany

HCL Technologies, a global tech firm, has agreed to a multi-year application services transformation partnership with Lendico, which is a brand of ING Germany, in order to deliver application and engineering services to help it create a digital platform that makes business banking faster and… Read More

China’s XTransfer, a Cross-Border Financial and Risk Management Service Provider, Secures $138M via Series D

China’s XTransfer, an established one-stop cross-border financial and risk management solution provider, has secured $138 million in capital via its Series D round. XTransfer‘s investment round was led by D1 Capital Partners, along with existing shareholders also making contributions. XTransfer will be using the funds… Read More

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