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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

Mbanq Signs with Temenos to Provide Credit Union-as-a-Service and Accelerate BaaS in US Markets

Silicon Valley-headquartered Mbanq, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider that claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintech firms, has entered into an agreement with Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Open Cloud banking firm, in order to introduce an innovative Credit-Union-as-a Service (CUaaS) offering, and to “accelerate BaaS… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up with Google to Offer Digital Assets to Millions of Consumers

Bakkt, a digital asset marketplace that enables consumers to purchase, sell, send and spend cryptocurrencies, has formed a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in order to extend the reach and usability of virtual currencies to meet growing consumer demand and preferences. As mentioned in a… Read More

Binance.US Appoints Brian Shroder as CEO, After Serving as President Since Sept 2021

Binance.US announced on October 8, 2021 (Friday) that Brian Shroder has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Shroder was appointed President of Binance.US in September of this year and has been assisting with leading the firm’s strategy and execution, fundraising, business and corporate development “as well… Read More

Bank of America Introduces Virtual Reality Training Program in Almost 4,300 Financial Centers

Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is reportedly the first financial services company to introduce virtual reality (VR) training in almost 4,300 financial centers nationwide. As mentioned in a release, this training tech will allow around 50,000 workers to practice “a range of routine to complex… Read More

Alto Solutions Waives Monthly Fee for Crypto IRA Clients, Improving Accessibility of Alternative Asset Investing via IRAs

Alto Solutions, Inc., the next-gen self-directed IRA platform that aims to make it easier to invest in alternative assets using retirement funds, reveals that it will be removing the monthly account fee for all CryptoIRA accounts. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, this… Read More

Teen Fintech Copper Banking Finalizes Seed Round to Expand Business Operations

Teenagers can be quite the experts when it comes to spending money. The problem is, many never really learn how to save their money, manage it effectively, and make it grow over an extended period of time. A third or over 30% of US teenagers… Read More

Itiviti Integrates NYFIX Matching Post-Trade Platform with Broadridge Investment Management Services

Itiviti, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.’s (NYSE: BR) provider of flexible, cross-asset trading solutions “covering the full trade lifecycle,” reveals that the integration of its NYFIX Matching solution with the portfolio is complete, along with the order and investment management system from Broadridge. “The post-trade space… Read More

Security NFTs: Crypto Firm Opulous Helps Launch Republic Music, Allowing Listeners to Invest in Music they Love

Music Tape to Tape Reel

Republic, the financial services firm offering a full-stack investment crowdfunding platform, has introduced “Republic Music,”  which is described as a new type of investment product that aims to provide an innovative way to create, produce and share royalties acquired from music. The initiative has been… Read More

Ethereum Experiences Burst of New User Adoption in Q3 due to NFTs, Bitcoin Records Steady Gains: Report

The team at Coin Metrics, including researchers Nate Maddrey and Kyle Waters have released their State of the Network Q3 2021 wrap-up report. In the latest edition of the State of the Network report, the Coin Metrics team has taken a data-driven look at what… Read More

Chainalysis Makes Recommendations After OFAC Emphasizes Importance of Ransomware Prevention, Reporting

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) had released an advisory on the sanctions risks associated with carrying out ransomware payments and the “proactive” steps firms may take to address these types of risks. This… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Abandons Plans to Acquire US Banking License

UK-based digital bank Monzo has reportedly been forced to abandon its efforts to secure a US banking permit, after an unsuccessful 2-year engagement with regulators. In a statement, Monzo‘s management stated after their recent discussions with the OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency),… Read More

IHS Markit to Offer Tax Reporting, Related Infrastructure to Digital Asset Firm Coinbase

IHS Markit, a leader in critical information, reveals that it’s teaming up with digital assets firm Coinbase (COIN: NASDAQ), in order to offer tax reporting information and related infrastructure. Through this partnership, IHS Markit will be creating and providing Forms 1099-MISC for Coinbase clients, with… Read More

Bank of America Appoints Mary Hines Droesch as Head of Consumer and Small Business Products

Bank of America (BoA) (NYSE: BAC) reveals that it has appointed Mary Hines Droesch to serve as its Head of Consumer and Small Business Products. Droesch brings over two decades of industry and senior management experience and deep product knowledge to Bank of America. Recently,… Read More

Acuity Knowledge Partners Introduces Retail Lending Services to Support Commercial, Retail Banks

Acuity Knowledge Partners, an established provider of research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services industry, has introduced its retail lending services in order to support commercial and retail banking institutions in the loan origination, processing, underwriting, closing and post-closing processes. Acuity has expanded… Read More

Payments Fintech Checkout.com Continues its Executive Expansion Drive with New CMO and Chief HR Officer

International payments provider Checkout.com reveals that it has appointed Leela Srinivasan as its Chief Marketing Officer and Kerry Van Voris as its Chief Human Resources Officer, both “formative executive appointments on the company’s exponential growth journey.” The announcement from Checkout.com also noted that the news… Read More

Cambridge Quantum Introduces Open-Source Version of TKET, a Hardware Agnostic Quantum SDK

Cambridge Quantum (CQ) is pleased to confirm that the latest version of TKET (pronounced “ticket”), their high-performance hardware-agnostic quantum software development kit (SDK), is completely open-source. Ilyas Khan, CEO at CQ, noted that they had first announced that TKET would be “available on an ‘open-access’… Read More

Australian Fintech Till Payments Finalizes $110M Series C, Plans to Operate in UK, Europe, US

Australian founded and headquartered payments firm, Till Payments, has finalized its Series C round, securing $110 million in private capital. The proceeds will be channeled towards strengthening Till’s domestic capabilities, “bolster global expansion, and further innovate its cutting-edge technology,” according to a release. The announcement… Read More

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