Tagged: virtual banking

Open Banking Platform Spire Partners with Mastercard to Enhance Digital Financial Services

Spire, a GCC Open Banking services provider, has announced a partnership with Mastercard (NYSE: MA),  a technology leader in the global payments sector. The collaboration will “help banks revolutionize consumer engagement and enhance user experiences in the region by integrating Spire ‘Ingage’ and Mastercard’s Merchant… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Passes 3 Million Account Milestone

Starling Bank has passed the three million current account milestone, which “includes more than 460,000 small business accounts,” according to an update shared with CI. This key milestone comes five years after the digital bank launched its Personal Current Accounts in May 2017, while its… Read More

Digital Banking: Minna Bank’s Service Attracts Over 400,000 Accts in First Year of Operation

Minna Bank, Ltd., Japan’s “first” digital bank, has recorded more than 1 million downloads of its mobile banking app and over 400,000 accounts have been “opened in its first year of commercial operations since May 28, 2021.” With the first “full” Cloud core banking system,… Read More

Narmi Secures $35M in Funding to Support Digital Transformation of Financial Institutions

Narmi, a provider of open digital banking technologies, announced $35 million in Series B funding co-led by Greycroft and existing investors NEA and Picus Capital. Narmi claims it is one of the fastest-growing companies “servicing financial institutions in the United States and plans to leverage… Read More

Virtual Banking: ANEXT Bank Soft Launches, as Singapore’s Digital “Wholesale” Bank

ANEXT Bank, a digital wholesale bank incorporated in Singapore and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant Group, has announced its soft launch. The soft launch follows its receipt of MAS’ approval “to commence business on 2 June 2022.” The Singapore-based digital bank will focus on “providing… Read More

Green Link Digital Bank Commences Operations in Singapore

Green Link Digital Bank (GLDB) commences banking business. GLDB seeks to serve Micro-Small-Medium-Enterprises (MSMEs) with banking and financial services “through their supply chain financing and innovative, easy-to-use technological solutions.” GLDB seeks to leverage their experience in supply chain financing and innovative, easy-to-use technological solutions “to… Read More

Swiss Private Bank Chooses Temenos to Digitally Transform Wealth Management Services

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Cloud banking platform, recently announced that Mirabaud, the Swiss private bank, has selected Temenos “to move from a traditional on-premise system to a digital end-to-end wealth management platform on Temenos Banking Cloud.” With the generational transfer of wealth, new regulations and… Read More

Simplii Financial Now the “First” Canadian Virtual Banking Brand to Provide Recurring, Future-Dated Interac e-Transfer Transactions

Simplii Financial has launched a new online and mobile banking feature for clients, “enabling recurring and future-dated Interac e-Transfer® transactions to be set up or scheduled up to five years into the future.” Vineet Malhotra, Head, Simplii Financial, stated: “Our clients have been asking for… Read More

Netbank Partners with V5 Pay Philippines to Enable SMEs with Secured Payment Experience

Netbank has reportedly entered a partnership with V5 Pay Philippines in order to enable its partner merchants, from micro, small, medium enterprise (SMEs) and large corporations, “with a more seamless and secured payment experience.” The roll-out of these schemes will “allow the V5 Pay platform… Read More

Digital Banking: Philippines based Netbank Enhances Kayamo’s Loan Payout, Payment Collection Process

Kayamo is teaming up with Netbank, a fully-regulated bank that provides Banking-As-A-Service solutions through open APIs, to improve the way they release loan payouts and collect loan repayments–”overall, to provide a better user experience for their end-customers.” Prior to this partnership, Kayamo needed “to complete… Read More

Manchester’s BankiFi Joins Visa Fintech Partner Connect Program

BankiFi, the Manchester-headquartered technology firm focused on putting banks at “the heart” of business, has announced that it joined Visa Fintech Partner Connect in Europe – a program that assists Visa`s customers with offering the next-gen of virtual banking solutions. The partner program mainly focuses… Read More

Iceland based Challenger Bank indó Acquires $4.5M in Seed Funding

indó, an Icelandic Fintech focused on the consumer virtual banking space, has announced that it is emerging from stealth mode with $4.5 million in seed funding. indó is reportedly the first challenger bank to launch in Iceland. The motivation behind indó was the 2008 financial… Read More

Fiserv to Accelerate Virtual Banking Transformation for Customers with Finxact Acquisition

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech, announced that it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Finxact, Inc., the developer of the Cloud-native banking solution that is “powering digital transformation throughout the financial services sector.” The transaction advances the… Read More

Insurtech: Digital Bank Revolut Announces Launch of Pet Insurance

Fintech Revolut, the financial super app with nearly 4 million UK clients, has announced the launch of Pet Insurance. As mentioned in the update, the stand-alone product aims to reinforce Revolut’s existing insurance product offering including travel insurance, purchase protection, and ticket- and missed event… Read More

Digital Banking Solution Provider Alkami Helps Customers Enhance Engagement via Marketing Service

Alkami Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKT), a Cloud-powered virtual banking solutions provider for US banks and credit unions, announced the introduction of Alkami Activate, a marketing service that assists financial institutions with engaging digital banking clients with end-user awareness and explainer videos, targeted propensity lists, and… Read More

Rohan Amin, Chief Product Officer at Chase, Comments on Digital Banking Trends for 2022

Rohan Amin, Chief Product Officer at Chase, notes that this year, as individuals across all segments of our society continued to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, we were all forced to carefully examine our everyday behaviors more closely. As explained by Amin in an update shared… Read More

Digital Pension Platform, Penfold, Now Added to Starling Bank’s Personal Marketplace

Penfold, the digital pensions platform, confirmed that they have been added to the Starling Bank’s Personal Marketplace, enabling clients to set up a Penfold pension via the Starling app within minutes. Starling’s Personal Marketplace links up clients to hand-picked third-party products and services, enabling them… Read More

Virtual Banking: Philippines based Netbank Introduces Netizen Mobile Banking App in Beta Mode

The Netizen Mobile Banking App by Netbank is reportedly scheduled to launch its Beta Release Testing Program during the fourth week of January 2022 which will provide participants an opportunity to experience the platform’s banking services and features. As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Explains How to Make the Most out of Your International Account

C6 Bank Mastercard clients who are in Caraíva (Bahia) this summer season will be able to practice beach tennis in “exclusive” spaces, in addition to enjoying various other benefits. As mentioned in an update from C6 Bank, the courts and equipment to practice the sport,… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Zopa Reaches £1B in Customer Savings

Today, the team at digital bank Zopa is “incredibly proud” to announce that their customers have trusted them with over £1 billion of their “hard-earned” savings. In an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, Zopa‘s management noted that their award-winning Zopa Fixed Term Savings Account offers… Read More

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