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Capify Launches £40M Fund to Assist SMBs with Addressing Financial Challenges

Capify, the specialist SME lender, recently introduced a £40 million fund for UK-based small businesses in order to help with maintaining operations through challenging conditions. The fund has been established in response to growing concerns regarding access to finance from traditional lending platforms and the… Read More

Emergency Savings, Economic Confidence Drop Among Hourly Workers, Fintech Branch Survey Reveals

Branch, which empowers working Americans by helping businesses accelerate payments, announced findings from its fourth annual Branch Report, “a look at the financial, work, and lifestyle interests of today’s hourly workers.” Surveying over 3,000 hourly employees across a variety of sectors including food service, logistics,… Read More

Number of APIs Needed to Drive Businesses Forward Set to Increase: Survey

The number of APIs needed to “drive a business forward is only going to increase,” according to an update shared with CI. Gartner predicts that even with multiple API management platforms, “soon less than 50% of APIs will be managed by existing platforms as the… Read More

Data Management, AI Automation Tools Are Top Investment for Financial Firms, Broadridge Survey Reveals

Investing in tech to optimize data and modernize data management are the “top priorities” for financial services firms according to research by Fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). The research was “compiled from a survey of 200 financial services professionals, conducted at the recent SIFMA… Read More

Survey Reveals that “Friendly” Fraud Reached “Crisis Levels” for US, UK Retailers

Credit card chargebacks are reaching “crisis levels” for retailers on both sides of the Atlantic, according to a survey of U.S. and U.K. consumers published by Justt, the chargeback mitigation pioneer. Two-thirds of U.S. shoppers and 44% of British shoppers “have filed chargebacks in the… Read More

Inflation, Economic Insecurity Threaten Growth, With More Businesses Facing New Challenges, C2FO Survey Reveals

Persistent inflation, supply chain weaknesses and concerns over the severity of interest rate hikes are “pushing more business leaders to make difficult decisions to preserve the economic health of their companies.” This, according to the 2022 Working Capital Survey from C2FO, which claims to be… Read More

Financial Services Providers Aren’t Providing Appropriate Solutions for SMBs: ForwardAI Survey

ForwardAI, a Fintech providing aggregated access to accounting & business data and analysis, has released a whitepaper titled “Rising small business expectations and the evolving roles of financial service providers,” which focuses on modern, technology-enabled services that accountants, banking and financial service providers “offer to… Read More

Nearly 40% of Americans Permanently Changed Payment Habits Following Pandemic, Paysafe Research Reveals

Over a third (39%) of American consumers have “permanently” changed how they pay since early 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, reveals research by specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE). The study also shows that contactless payments have “gone mainstream.” The consumer research, which was… Read More

European Fintech iwoca Shares Update Revealing Low Open Banking Adoption Among Accountants

Accounting firms are missing a “key opportunity” to adopt Open Banking to help meet the needs of small businesses facing a cash flow squeeze, according to a report by iwoca, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, and AccountingWeb. The report,… Read More

TD Lab Introduces Equity Resource Hub with Open-Source Access to Support Inclusive Innovation

TD Bank Group announced that it would offer open-source access to its Equity Resource Hub, a digital platform “created by TD Lab to integrate diversity, equity and inclusion into all stages of product & service design.” By making the Hub, initially a proprietary tool launched… Read More

Migrants Concerned about Economic Hardship, but Expect to Prioritize Sending Money Home, MoneyGram Survey Reveals

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), which claims to be global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, recently released the findings of a new customer survey detailing trends around “how families in the United States are transferring money around the world this year.” These… Read More

Over 66% of Consumers Want their Financial Institution to Become More Sustainable: Report

The “Is the grass greener on the sustainable side?” report surveyed more than 6,000 consumers on their attitudes “to green finance globally.” As noted in an update from Mambu, the report reveals that, while the majority are in favor of greener financial options, consumers “have… Read More

Fintech Greenlight Announces Credit Card for Parents, 3% Cash Back to Auto-Invest

Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., the Fintech firm on a mission to help parents raise financially-smart kids, recently announced the Greenlight Family Cash Mastercard, a credit card designed “to help parents save for their kids’ college and family’s future.” The Family Cash Card is the “first… Read More

Venture Capital Funding to Irish Technology Firms Increased by 52% to Nearly €380M in Q1: Report

Venture capital funding into Irish tech companies increased by 52% to €379.7 million in the first quarter of 2022, when compared to €249.4 million in same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published recently in association with William Fry…. Read More

Nationwide Building Society Reportedly Stops 2,000 More Online Shopping Frauds with SCA

New payment checks at online checkouts are “proving invaluable” as Nationwide Building Society reports it is “protecting its members from an additional 2,000 cases of online card fraud a month.” Despite the fact that some transactions now take a little longer, new research from UK’s… Read More

Fintech iwoca SME Expert Index: 30% Brokers Say Lending Market Returned to Pre-pandemic Levels

The small business lending market has has reportedly returned to pre-pandemic levels of activity. This, according to nearly a third of brokers (30%) surveyed in iwoca’s latest SME Expert Index. And nearly another third (31%) believe the market will “return within 6 months, based on… Read More

P2P Investors Are Now Increasingly Focused on ESG: Report

According to a recent Robo.cash survey, a quarter or 25% of P2P investors are “actively involved in the ESG trend.” At the same time, the survey by Robo.cash reveals that “most respondents take this criterion into account when choosing a P2P platform.” Over half of… Read More

Crypto Set to Overtake Traditional Investments in Coming Decade: Bitstamp Report

A survey from international digital currency exchange Bitstamp has found that investors “overwhelmingly” believe that “crypto will overtake many traditional investment vehicles and see universal adoption.” The findings from the first Bitstamp Crypto Pulse survey — “a comprehensive barometer of trust and adoption in crypto”… Read More

Digital Transactions: Consumers Increasingly Concerned About Security of Online Platforms, Survey Reveals

  The Experian Global Insights Report reveals that digital online spending will continue “to gain strength even as consumers emerge from lockdown and return to in-person transactions.” As noted in an update shared with CI, consumers are also “engaging with digital payments as much as… Read More

Insurtech Industry Report: 20% of Insurance Professionals Reported Changing Companies in 2021 due to Salary Requirements

Vertafore, which claims to be the leader in modern insurance tech, recently released its annual insurance workforce survey report, titled “The Insurance Agency Workforce: Evolving into the next normal.” Based on responses from over 1,300 insurance professionals, the report “includes insights on how independent agencies… Read More

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