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Fintech Is Increasingly being Embedded where Financial Info, Money Is Involved: Report

Plaid and The Harris Poll have released a report, titled The Fintech Effect: Fintech’s Mass Adoption Moment. The report noted that as Fintech adoption approaches “parity” with traditional banking (95% of consumers are banked), it’s also become the main way that most consumers manage their… Read More

Digital Assets: BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) Available on Coinbase for Trading

Beginning on October 14, 2021, BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) have been available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Digital asset firm Coinbase‘s (COIN: NASDAQ) clients are able to trade, send, receive, or store BADGER and RARI in “most Coinbase-supported regions,… Read More

Online Marketplace Lender Prosper Reports that 67% of Loan Originations in Sept were Rated AA-B

Prosper, a marketplace lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, has shared its Performance Update Report for the month of September 2021. As noted in the report prepared by Haiyan Huang from Prosper, dated October 15,… Read More

Fidelity Bank Upgrades Self-Service Network with Diebold ATMs

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), an international leader in supporting connected commerce for the banking and retail sectors, reveals that Fidelity Bank will be replacing its self-service network with DN SeriesTM ATMs, updating to the latest technology. As mentioned in a release, the new Windows 10… Read More

Compass Mining, an Online Marketplace for Bitcoin Mining Hardware, Launches Compass Payment Plan

Compass Mining, which claims to be the first and largest online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting, announced the launch of its effort to make BTC mining accessible to all — Compass Payment Plan. This new program allows customers to “purchase Bitcoin mining equipment… Read More

Tradeshift Go to Hit $2.5B in Annualized Virtual Card Charge Volume

Tradeshift, an e-invoicing and AP automation service, announced that its virtual credit card product Tradeshift Go is on track to handle $2.5 billion in charge volume during 2021 – “a sixfold increase over 2020.” With this steady growth and over 2,000 clients, Tradeshift Go ranks… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Constellation Network Acquires SaaS Startup, Dor, to Scale Blockchain Tech to Over 2,000 Retailers

Constellation, a distributed infrastructure that connects Big Data and the blockchain, has announced that it has acquired Dor, a startup that helps retail brands expand their business operations by “empowering them to improve customer outcomes through its data analytics solution that enables them to better… Read More

Global Payments Fintech SumUp Acquires US Payments and Marketing Platform, Fivestars

SumUp, the London-headquartered payments service provider with more than 2,800 employees across three continents, confirms its acquisition of Fivestars, which is one of America’s largest two-sided local commerce networks that “combines a marketing platform with integrated payments.” SumUp has reportedly paid $317 million for the… 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

Digital Invoicing Feature from Autobooks Now Available for TD Business Simple Checking Accounts

TD Bank (NYSE: TD) reveals that it has expanded its working relationship with Autobooks in order to add invoicing as a feature to its TD Business Simple Checking, which should make it easier for small and micro businesses to process invoices and “get paid faster.”… Read More

Jack Henry, Provider of Payments Processing for Financial Services Sector, Integrates with Finicity, Akoya, Plaid

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a provider of tech solutions and payment processing services for the financial services sector, announced on October 12, 2021 that Finicity, Akoya, and Plaid are among the first Open Banking platforms to integrate to the Banno Digital Platform by… Read More

Stefany Rojas: Head of Business Development at Kahuna Explains Benefits of Using their Blockchain based Social Media Network

We recently connected with Stefany Rojas, Head of Business Development at Kahuna, a blockchain-based social media network that will aim to engage celebrities with their fans in a democratized manner. It’s worth noting that most blockchain-enabled social media projects such as Voice and Steemit have… Read More

Frequent Payments Solution Introduced by Bank of America, Giving Consumers More Options for Getting Paid

Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) has introduced a new solution, which enables firms with frequent payments to consumers to offer their beneficiaries with the option to choose how they “want to be paid.” Called Recipient Select, the solution from Bank of America aims to address… Read More

Billtrust Announces Acquisition of iController, a Belgium-headquartered B2B Collections Software Provider

Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable (AR) automation and integrated payments provider, has acquired iController, a B2B provider of intelligent solutions for collections management, “for $58 million, financed with cash on hand.” Established in 2007, Belgium-headquartered iController’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) product offering supports ” a… Read More

Broadway Technology Appoints Fintech Industry Professionals as Part of Business Expansion Efforts

Broadway Technology, a provider of high-performance front-office solutions, reveals that it has hired two Fintech industry professionals as part of its efforts to expand its international business development team. Broadway Technology noted that they continue to make investments in top industry talent in order to… Read More

BlockWRK, Issuer of “Federally-Approved” WRK Token, Introduces Blockchain based Worker Rewards App

BlockWRK, the issuer of the “federally-approved” WRK token, confirms the launch of its blockchain-enabled worker rewards app and Visa card. The app aims to reward employees with BlockWRK’s WRK token for achieving daily goals or targets that are related to health, safety, and overall job… Read More

Global Fintech Moneybrain Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program

Moneybrain, an international Fintech platform, reveals that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program, in order to accelerate the process of integrating with Visa and “allowing Moneybrain to more easily leverage the reach, capabilities, and security that Visa’s global payment network offers.” As mentioned… Read More

Mastercard and Citi to Support Financial Inclusion, Sustainability Efforts

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Citi (NYSE: C) have formed a new partnership in order to support local residents and small businesses via greater public-private sector collaboration. Through City Possible, Mastercard’s partnership and co-creation framework for cities, the two international firms will aim to “bring their… Read More

Morgan Stanley Is Expanding its Multicultural Innovation Lab across EMEA Region

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has reportedly agreed to a £1 million investment in order to further expand its Multicultural Innovation Lab across Europe, Middle East and other areas. Initially introduced in the US back in 2017, the Lab aims to serve as an accelerator program… Read More

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