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Canadian Fintech Mogo Partners With LendingClub Bank For Carta Expansion

Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Thursday its wholly-owned payments platform, Carta Worldwide, is extending its U.S. market deployment with an expanded debit card issuance service offering for challenger banks. Carta has reportedly partnered with LendingClub Bank, National… Read More

Overfunding: UK Green Debit Card Tred Quickly Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

  Tred, a UK-based green debit card, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The campaign has attracted more than 300 Crowdcube investors. Founded in 2019, Tred claims to be the first UK green debit card that allows users track, reduce and offset… Read More

Egyptian Fintech Paymob Raises $18.5 Million Series A Funding Round

  Paymob, a Egypt-based payment platform, has raised $18.5 million through its Series A funding round, which was reportedly led by India-based VC firm Global Ventures with participation from Egyptian investment fund A15 and Dutch development bank FMO. The investment round notably comes less than a… Read More

Brim Financial Partners With Canadian Western Bank For Platform as a Service

  Brim Financial (Brim), a Canadian fintech and certified credit card issuer, announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Canadian Western Bank (CWB) to roll out its Platform as a Service (PaaS) and credit card infrastructure. According to Brim, the PaaS enables CWB to… Read More

U.S. Fintech Avant Acquires Zero Financial & Level

U.S. fintech Avant announced on Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of Zero Financial and neobank Level. Avant reported the acquisition of Level will allow it to expand its reach by offering digital banking experiences to its American customers. According to Avant, Level offers cashback… Read More

Future Fintech Completes $35 Million Registered Direct Offering

  Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT), a blockchain-based e-commerce company and a service provider for financial technology. announced on Tuesday it closed the registered direct offering of 5,737,706 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $6.10 per share on April 6, 2021. The gross… Read More

Asian Fintech BizBank Launches Corporate Expense Card in Singapore

  BizBank, an Asian fintech, has reportedly launched its corporate expense card in Singapore. Founded in 2020, BizBank revealed that it is building a ‘Bank-in-a-Box’ for SMBs.  “Using our end-to-end platform, small businesses can digitize operations and spend more time on their core activities — revenue… 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

Brazilian Fintech Cora Secures $26.7 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Ribbit Capital

    Cora, a Brazil-based fintech, announced on Monday it raised $26.7 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Ribbit Capital with participation from  Kaszek Ventures, QED Investors, and Greenoaks Capital. Cora reported that with the latest round of funding, it has… Read More

U.S. Fintech Neptune Launches Non-Custodial Wallet For Cryptocurrency Holders

  Neptune, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Thursday the launch of its non-custodial wallet for cryptocurrency holders. Neptune reported that the wallet offers users the ability to manage multiple currency sets tied to different mnemonic phrases, all in one stallion instance. “Wallets on the… Read More

Overfunding: Digital Wealth Creation Fintech Platform Infinity Circle Surpasses £300,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Infinity Circle, a UK-based digital wealth creation fintech platform, has successfully surpassed its initial £300,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which launched in February, has attracted more than 175 Seedrs investors so far.  As previously reported, Infinity Circle is set to provide… Read More

Global Accelerator Program Plug and Play Selects 154 Startups For Summer 2021 Batches

Plug and Play announced on Thursday it has selected 154 startups into their Summer 2021 Batches. The accelerator program reported that each company has been accepted into one of the following programs that run through June: Energy, Enterprise Tech, Fintech, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate & Construction, or Travel &… Read More

Japanese Buy Now Pay Later Brand Paidy Raises $120 Million Through Series D Funding Round

  Paidy, a Japan-based buy now pay later brand, announced on Wednesday it raised $120 million through its Series D funding round, which included participation from JS Capital Management LLC, Soros Capital Management LLC,  Tybourne Capital Management Ltd, and Wellington Management. Paidy reported that since late… Read More

Clocktower Group’s Venture Capital Investment Arm Launches Latin America Fintech Fund

Clocktower Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital investment arm within Clocktower Group, announced on Wednesday the launch of its first venture capital fund dedicated to financial services innovation in Latin America. CTV confirmed it has already held a first closing and is targeting a $25… Read More

Pakistan-Based Fintech SadaPay Secures $7.2 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Recharge Capital

  SadaPay, a Pakistan-based fintech startup, has reportedly secured $7.2 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Recharge Capital with participation from Kingsway Capital, Raptor Group, Ualá’s founder Pierpaolo Barbieri, Ribbit Capital’s Brian McGrath, former General Catalyst partner Ilan Stern, and Valon Technologies’ founder… Read More

DriveWealth Joins Forces With Plaid For API Integration

Digital brokerage solution provider DriveWealth announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with Plaid to enable mutual customers to simplify online investment account funding through one API integration. DriveWealth reported that mutual customers may authenticate their end users’ bank accounts through Plaid and receive tokens, which then… Read More

U.S.-Based SaaS Fintech HighRadius Raises $300 Million Through Series C Funding Round; Brings Valuation to $3.1 Billion

HighRadius, a U.S.-based fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, announced on Tuesday it raised $300 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by D1 Capital and Tiger Global with participation from existing investors ICONIQ Growth and Susquehanna Growth Equity…. Read More

Insurance Digital Wallet & Loyalty Startup Marble Opens Platform For Any U.S. Policyholder

  Marble, a U.S.-based digital wallet and loyalty platform for insurance, announced on Tuesday it is dropping its waitlist and opening its platform to any U.S. policyholder. The launch comes less than two months after Marble raises $2.5 million through its seed financing round.  Founded… Read More

UAE Bank Account Service NOW Money Raises $7 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Anthemis Exponential Ventures

    NOW Money, a UAE-based digital account service, announced on Monday it raised $7 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Anthemis Exponential Ventures with participation from  Knuru Capital, Wamda, Commercial Bank of Dubai, DIFC FinTech Fund, Accion Venture Lab, Greenhouse Capital, and Hambro Perks Oryx Fund. Founded… Read More

Mogo Launches Bitcoin Cashback Mortgage

  Canadian fintech Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) announced on Monday it has extended its Bitcoin cashback reward program to include MogoMortgage. Mogo reported that under the program its members who take out a new mortgage or refinance may earn up to $3,100 cashback deposited into… Read More

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