Tagged: digital banking

Fintech Unicorn Nubank’s Mexican Division Nu Mexico to Acquire $135M in Capital to Expand Operations in Latin America

The Mexico-based division of Fintech Unicorn Nubank, which is notably the largest standalone digital banking platform in the world, will be acquiring $135 million in capital in order to support its business operations in the Latin American (LatAm) region’s second-largest economy. As first reported by… Read More

UK Digital Banking Solution goHenry Continues to Grow Through Integration With API Platform Jitterbit

  UK-based digital banking solution goHenry is reportedly integrating with Jitterbit, an API platform, as it continues its expansion into the U.S. as well as to adapt to the current COVID-19 precautions.  As previously reported, goHenry’s financial services, which is a debit card and app, is geared for the digital… Read More

Tandem Bank Goes Live on Mambu’s SaaS Banking Platform

    Mambu announced on Monday that Tandem Bank is now live on its software-as-a-service (SaaS) banking platform. Mambu reported nearly a year after signing, the implementation was officially finalized, followed by a four-month beta in late 2020 and a full rollout in early February 2021…. Read More

 Revolut Teams Up With Two-Time World Heavyweight Champ Anthony Joshua to Raise Funds For UK Gyms & Launch Glow-in-the-Dark Debit Card

  Digital bank Revolut announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, to raise funds for independent gyms throughout the UK, as well as co-brand glow-in-the-dark debit card. According to Revolut, gyms and leisure centers were not included in the UK… Read More

Digital Banking: Philippines based OFBank Acquires the Country’s First Virtual Bank License

Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK), has managed to acquire an operational license following the introduction of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) updated virtual banking guidelines. OFBank was reportedly provided a digital banking… Read More

Banking Challenger Monzo Partners with RAC to Give Monzo Plus and Premium Clients Breakdown Cover from £5/Mth

Monzo, a UK-based digital bank that recently raised £50 million as part of a Series G extension, reveals that it has a new special offer, “exclusively for Monzo Plus & Premium customers.” The Monzo team writes in a blog post that they know you are… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Revolut Reveals its Virtual and Physical Debit Cards are Widely Accepted, Shares Tips to Avoid HMRC Scams

Digital banking challenger Revolut notes that whether you are just opening your doors to clients, growing a company or investing in a new initiative, let’s “launch into action” during this spring season. Revolut writes in a blog post that Revolut‘s virtual and physical debit cards… Read More

KeyBank & Laurel Road Unveils Digital Bank Specifically for Doctors

Laurel Road, a brand of KeyBank, announced earlier this week the launch of Laurel Road for Doctors, a digital bank specifically for physicians and dentists. According to Laurel, the goal of the new digital bank is to help ease the burden for doctors of paying… Read More

Digital Banking: Reserve Bank in the Philippines Is working on Virtual Bank Framework to Enable Greater Financial Inclusion

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, is reportedly looking into adopting a virtual banking framework so that it may be leveraged to enable greater financial inclusion. The new digital banking guidelines are being developed to support a regulatory environment… Read More

N26 Launches CASH26 App Feature in Greece

    Digital-only bank platform N26 announced on Tuesday it has launched its CASH26 app feature in Greece. According to N26, CASH26 allows users to deposit and withdraw cash from their N26 accounts at partner stores throughout Europe through their mobile devices. “The app will display… Read More

Milestone: MFS Africa Now Reaches More Than 320 Million Mobile Money Wallets; Covers 60% of Mobile Wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa

  Pan-African fintech MFS Africa announced on Monday it now reaches more than 320 million mobile money wallets and notably enables a range of banks, telcos, money transfer operators, and other financial institutions in Africa through a single integration point.  Founded in 2010, MFS Africa describes itself… Read More

Digital Banking: State Bank of Pakistan Releases New Guidelines for Virtual Banks, but Cash Is Still King in the Country

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the nation’s central bank, announced on Friday (March 26, 2021) that it has started working on a separate set of guidelines for virtual banks which will focus on “regional regulatory trends,” according to a report from local sources. As… Read More

Quinlan & Associates Say there’s Scope for Only a Few Digital Banking Fintechs in Hong Kong to Thrive in Competitive Environment

  Quinlan & Associates have published a report, titled Branching Off: The Outlook for Hong Kong’s Virtual Banks. The report, which has been authored by company CEO and Managing Partner Benjamin Quinlan and Consultant Eashan Trehan, notes that it’s been a year now since the… Read More

XTM Announces Partnership With CurrencyWorks

  XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Friday it has formed a new partnership with CurrencyWorks, a publicly-traded company that builds and operates FinTech Platforms for Digital Currencies, Digital Assets, and Security Tokens. Through the partnership, XTM… Read More

Digital Banking Unicorn Revolut Launches Revolut Business in All 50 US States

Digital banking challenger Revolut confirms that Revolut Business is now live in the United States. Elizabeth McGrath from Revolut writes in a blog post that Revolut Business is available in all 50 US states, as of March 25, 2021. McGrath explains that Revolut Business “gives… Read More

Global Fintech Payfare Announces New Board Members

Payfare, a global fintech that specializes in digital banking and instant payout solutions, announced on Thursday it has welcomed new directors to its board. The new board members are the following: Kelly Graziadei: Brings 20 years of leadership experience in tech companies including AltaVista, Yahoo and… Read More

Digital Lending Software Provider Blend Explains What’s Required to Offer Best Online Banking Experience

The team at Blend, which provides digital lending technology, has shared some important features which can help provide “the best online banking experience.” As noted in a blog post by Blend, online banking clients are increasingly expecting interactions to be a lot simpler, faster, and… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Greenwood Secures $40 Million Through Series A Funding Round

  Greenwood, a U.S. fintech that has created a digital banking platform specifically for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, announced on Thursday it secured $40 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Truist Ventures. Founded in 2020, Greenwood states… Read More

Austria-Based Fintech NumberX Set to Launch App-Based Payment Card Powered By Open Banking

  NumberX, an Austria-based fintech, recently announced its plans to launch if app-based payment card, which is powered by open banking. Mastercard is notably the company’s strategic partner for the card. Founded in 2020, NumberX’s focus is on maximum freedom and flexibility, the greatest possible acceptance, and… Read More

Varo Bank Launches Cashback Program Linked to Everyday Purchases

Digital banking group Varo Bank announced on Wednesday it has launched a new Varo Perks Program to help customers “stretch their money.” According to Varo, the program combines a brand new cashback program designed to put money back in the hands of its customers along with the… Read More

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