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Indonesia: New Digital Banking Service Launched by Bukalapak, Standard Chartered

Indonesia’s “first” public-listed technology company, Bukalapak, and Standard Chartered officially launched BukaTabungan, a digital banking service that “leverages the reach of Bukalapak’s all-commerce platform and the technology of nexus, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution powered by Standard Chartered.” This follows from an earlier announcement on their… Read More

Grab-Singtel Introduce Virtual Bank – GXS Bank in Singapore

GXS Bank, the virtual bank joint initiative of ride-hailing company Grab Holdings and Singapore Telecommunications, have reportedly introduced a digital bank in Singapore. Nasdaq-listed Grab’s financial services have become a vital part of its business expansion strategy as it aims to provide banking, virtual payments,… Read More

John Mitchell: CEO at Episode Six Explains How Fintechs and Traditional Banks Can Work Cooperatively

John Mitchell, Co-founder and CEO, Episode Six, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Episode Six is a payments technology company, which recently entered into a strategic relationship with US-headquartered Mode Eleven. Mode Eleven and its subsidiary, Summit National Bank, have selected Episode… Read More

Revolut Business Introduces Cashback Offer for US Clients

Revolut Business has reportedly launched a new cashback offer for US customers. Businesses of any size – from SMEs to freelancers – “get up to 1.9 % cash back for card purchases,” according to an update shared with CI. Revolut, the global financial super app… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers Free Monthly Payments via Atoms C6 Platinum Points Plan

C6 Bank has an “exclusive” promotion for new subscribers to the Atoms C6 Platinum points accelerator plan. Customers of the C6 Platinum card who subscribe to the points accelerator plan “will have the monthly fee charged for the first three months reversed in the following… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Now Includes Full Futures Contracts via its Investment Platform

C6 Bank has announced that it recently added new equity investment options to its C6 Invest platform. From now on, clients who were already able to trade mini dollar and index (Ibovespa) contracts since August last year “can also trade full futures contracts on the… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Atom Bank Hires Andy Sturrock to Serve as Chief Technologist

UK’s Atom Bank has reportedly appointed Andy Sturrock as the banking platform’s new Chief Technologist. Andy joins Atom from BP plc, where he ran the firm’s Digital Consumer Channels and Offers teams, including the BPMe app and loyalty schemes. During his time working at BP,… Read More

Neon, Brazil’s Newest Unicorn, Drives Innovation to Address Financial Inequalities

Neon, a Fintech firm and digital bank focused on “improving the lives of working Brazilians,” has announced an overview of the company’s growth and momentum that “led up to its recent US$300M Series D round, resulting in a valuation of US$1.6B and its achievement of… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Signs Up “Lionesses” for its UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 National Sponsorship

  Starling Bank has launched a campaign that “celebrates” women’s football as part of its national support of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament. The ‘Our Time’ campaign highlights the glass ceilings that continue “to be broken for the women’s game, while nodding to Starling’s… Read More

UK Fintech Digidoe Introduces BaaS Offering

Digidoe, the UK-headquartered Fintech firm that aims to streamline the global payments infrastructure, has introduced a fast Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution which enables businesses to launch a new virtual bank within 72 hours. The secure Cloud-powered API and white-label service opens the door… Read More

Digital Transformation: nCino, a Cloud Banking Provider, Teams Up with Capitec Bank

nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in Cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, has announced that Capitec Bank, a virtual bank has teamed up with nCino. nCino is assisting with building the bank’s Business Banking loan management system, “optimizing… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Doubles Cardiff Headcount

Starling Bank, the digital bank, has reportedly doubled the size of its Cardiff office and “created hundreds of new jobs as its growth continues.” 868 employees are based in the region, “a 117% increase on the bank’s original 2020 pledge to hire 400.” As mentioned… Read More

HCL Technologies to Acquire Virtual Banking, Wealth Management Specialist Confinale

HCL Technologies UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Technologies, an international tech firm, has entered an agreement for the acquisition of Confinale AG, a Switzerland-headquartered virtual banking and wealth management consulting specialist and Avaloq Premium Implementation Partner. Via this key acquisition, HCL will… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Clients May Now Add Payment Cards to Samsung Pay

C6 Bank clients are now able to use Samsung Pay in order to make purchases “without the physical card.” C6 Bank customers can now “register their C6, C6 Platinum, C6 Carbon and C6 Business cards in Samsung Pay.” Samsung’s service “allows users to make contactless… Read More

Digital Bank Varo Appoints Spencer Rascoff to Board of Directors

Varo Bank, N.A., which claims to be the first all-digital, nationally chartered bank in the US, has announced the appointment of Spencer Rascoff, Co-Founder and former CEO of Zillow to Varo’s Board of Directors. Rascoff joins Varo’s Board to continue “to scale Varo, a one-of-a-kind… Read More

Virtual Banking: Hong Kong’s WeLab Bank to Offer Digital Wealth Advisory Solutions

WeLab Bank, the virtual bank dedicated to “curating intelligent banking experience,” has reportedly become the “first” digital bank in Hong Kong licensed “to offer digital wealth advisory services.” Having obtained the Type 1 (Dealing in securities) and Type 4 (Advising on securities) licenses from the… Read More

Digital Banking Platform N26 Explains Why it May Have to Block Certain Accounts

Every banking platform has an “important” duty to combat financial crime, and N26 claims that it is “no different.” As a fully-regulated bank, this is “not just a responsibility, but a legal requirement for [them] to do so,” the N26 team noted in a blog… Read More

MyInvestor Aims to Position Itself as Major European Fintech, Reports Steady Growth

Neobank MyInvestor has reportedly reached €2 billion in volume, which “doubles the 1 billion euros registered in March 2021, consolidating its position as the largest Spanish fintech by volume.” Now serving more than 110,000 customers, MyInvestor also has “an investment balance (funds, plans and portfolios)… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Tech Now the Latest Investor in Aladin Bank – Indonesia’s Sharia Virtual Bank

Hong Kong – ZA Tech Global Limited, a Singaporean tech venture founded by ZA International and backed by Softbank’s Vision Fund 1, has become “the latest strategic partner to collaborate with Aladin Bank as an investor and a business partner, and is fully committed to… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank and Generali Hong Kong Announce New Partnership

Generali Hong Kong and Hong Kong’s “No.1” virtual bank – ZA Bank recently announced the commencement of their bancassurance partnership. This partnership is “the first of its kind in Hong Kong between a well-established global insurer and a leading virtual bank in the city, with… Read More

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