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Digital Wealth Management Platform StashAway to Offer Services to Hong Kong Consumers after Obtaining License from SFC

StashAway, a digital wealth management solution provider, recently revealed that it will be offering services to Hong Kong consumers. The firm’s management confirmed that it’s now licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). StashAway is a digital investment platform that offers “intelligent” asset allocation… Read More

DeFi Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Over 25,000 Users, Appr. $46M AUM

YIELD App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, has revealed that they’ve seen “strong” growth during their first quarter of trading, with the total number of users reaching almost 26,000 as assets under management (AUM) surged to around $46 million “between week one and… Read More

JPMorgan to Discontinue Support for Chase Pay by End of March, Shell, Starbucks, Walmart Customers will be Affected

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) will reportedly be closing down its Chase Pay method of making payments for apps and websites effective March 31, 2021. Chase bank’s full list of retailers accepting the payment method, which includes Shell, Starbucks, and Walmart customers will be affected by the suspension… Read More

Digital Banking: UAE Fintech YAP Launches New App for Local Consumers, Allowing them to Better Manage Finances

United Arab Emirates’ first “independent” virtual banking platform has just launched with more than 25,000 applicants that had pre-registered during the past few months in order to use the bank’s Fintech app. UAE-headquartered digital bank YAP will be allowing locals to open a bank account… Read More

Cash App from Square, Venmo from PayPal are Benefiting from Increased Use of Digital Wallets by Millennials, Analysts Explains

Catherine Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO of ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management company that managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, recently commented on Fintech industry developments and shared her views regarding future growth opportunities. Wood, who previously worked at Jennison… Read More

YIELD Fintech Investment App Is Now Offering Up to 20% APY on Ethereum (ETH) Deposits as DeFi Market Continues to Evolve

The developers of the YIELD Fintech investment App have launched their Ethereum (ETH) fund, which will allow their users to earn as much as 20% APY on cryptocurrency’s second-biggest asset, Ether . The YIELD App team noted that this adds to their current “stable of… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

PayPal Is Planning to Offer a Super App with Fintech Services like Crypto, Payments, Investing, Rewards Accessible via Common Interface

Last year was a very transformative year for many Fintechs including PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL). There was a dramatic surge in digital commerce activity and a record number of new users began using PayPal’s online services (over 72 million). There was also a considerable increase in… Read More

Tiger Global Is Reportedly Planning to Lead $200M Round in Robinhood Competitor Public.com

Tiger Global is reportedly leading a $200 million investment round in Public.com, a Robinhood competitor. at around a $1.2 billion valuation (quadrupling the firm’s value in only 2 months). Public.com’s management noted that their massive $200 million round would give the firm a $1 billion… Read More

Digital Commerce: Majority of Online Shoppers in the UK Use Smartphones to Settle Transactions, Juniper Research Reveals

The team at Juniper Research, an analyst house focused on digital technology market research and related Fintech trends, technology data, market sizing, and consulting, notes that e-commerce and financial services have become a key part of many consumers’ lives in a post-COVID world. The Juniper… Read More

Goldman Sachs Partner and Head of Product Adam Dell Leaves Leadership Role on Marcus as Bank Changes Consumer Business Strategy

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) partner Adam Dell has reportedly stepped down from his role as one of the main professionals working on Marcus, the digital-only bank created by the giant Wall Street investment bank. Dell has left the initiative as Goldman Sachs gets ready for a… Read More

Switzerland’s Valuu, a Digital Mortgage Brokerage Platform Introduced by PostFinance, Reports Significant Increase in Transaction Volume

Switzerland-based Valuu, a fully digital mortgage brokerage platform introduced by PostFinance, has revealed that it managed to triple the total volume of mortgages brokered when compared to its first year offering these services. Valuu’s management stated that they’re planning to further expand their range of… Read More

Israeli Fintech PayKey Expands Mobile Keyboard System to Allow Clients to Easily Manage Investments, Apply for Loans

Israel-based Fintech firm PayKey has reportedly expanded its mobile keyboard system in order to allow bank clients to easily manage their investments and apply for loans from within any supported app. The PayKey team confirmed on February 2, 2021: “Today, we expanded our solution to… Read More

Micro-Investing Fintech App Provider Stash Secures $125M via Series G led by Eldridge

Stash, a US-based company that offers micro-investment options through a mobile app, has reportedly acquired $125 million in capital through its Series G funding round that was led by Eldridge. Stash initially began operations by providing a micro-investing app but has now also made an… Read More

Fintech OpenPayd Founder Dr. Ozerk has Developed “Super App” for High-Quality Financial Services

It’s not easy to enter the highly competitive space of financial “super apps.” Companies or businesses usually spend a long time acquiring the appropriate licenses and developing relevant products and services that can address the strict requirements of regulators. Although these time-consuming processes can lead… Read More

European Fintech Startup Nomo, a Business Management Solution Provider for SMEs, Acquires €2.5 Million Investment

Banco Sabadell (BME:SAB), a Spanish multinational financial services company headquartered in Alicante and Barcelona, Spain, has reportedly invested €2.5 million in Nomo, an inhouse incubated initiative that spun out from the banking institution. The startup offers various business management tools for SMEs and sole traders…. Read More

YIELD App, Created by Fintech and Cybersecurity Experts, to Expand its DeFi focused Digital Banking Solution to Avalanche

YIELD App is getting ready to expand its decentralized finance (DeFi) banking solution to Avalanche. According to a blog post published on January 22, 2021 by Ava Labs, which supports the ongoing development of Avalanche, a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-focused platform and project, this new… Read More

Digital Payments are Now Being Used by A Third of Indian Households with Usage Spread Across Different Income Groups: Survey

A third or around 33% of households in India are now using digital payments, with usage being evenly spread across different income groups, according to a survey performed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and People Research on India’s Consumer Economy (Price). The… Read More

Fintech Challengers Revolut and Luno are Experiencing Dramatic Surge in Demand from Bitcoin and Ethereum Traders

Fintech companies such as Revolut and Luno are experiencing a dramatic surge in demand from customers who are rushing to invest in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currencies amid record-breaking and unprecedented cryptocurrency price increases. Fintech app providers that offer crypto trading, like Revolut, eToro,… Read More

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Ban US Transactions with Chinese Fintech Apps like Alipay, Tencent’s Digital Wallets

US President Donald Trump has signed an order that aims to place a ban on US transactions with eight major Chinese apps – which reportedly includes Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings’ online wallets. Notably, this order has arrived just days before the Trump administration… Read More

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