Tagged: fintech

U.S. Fintech Wemlo Introduces AI Tech For Mortgage Processing

Wemlo, a U.S.-based fintech that’s focused on mortgage loan processing, announced on Friday the launch of its new AI technology called Athena. According to Wemlo, Athena is a virtual assistant AI developed to empower and improve loan processing by identifying discrepancies within a mortgage loan… Read More

Sweden-Based Fintech Juni Secures €2 Million Through Latest Seed Round Led By Venture Fund Cherry

Juni, a Sweden-based fintech startup, announced on Thursday it secured €2 million through its Seed funding round, which was led by Cherry, an early stage European venture fund. The company reported that it was created by a group of marketers and fintech entrepreneurs tired of “modern”… Read More

Scotiabank Unveils Global AI Platform

Scotiabank announced earlier this week the launch of its new artificial intellignce (AI) platform. According to the Canadian banking group, the platform provides customers with intelligent and personalized financial advice. It also enables the bank to provide what it believes to be fast, relevant advice… Read More

Canadian Fintech XTM Announces Launch of Vert Visa Credit Card to Provide Newly-Banked/Underbanked Access to Unsecured Credit

  XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Friday the launch of its unsecured Visa credit card program and offering, the Vert Card. According to XTM, the program uses an intuitive mobile app to collect customer data and… Read More

Residential Rental Property Management Startup NestEgg Scores $7 Million Through Series Round & Launches Interest-Free Payment Service

NestEgg, a U.S.-based residential rental property management startup, announced on Wednesday not only did it raise $7 million through its Series A investment round, but it also is planning to launch an interest-free payment service.  Founded in 2017, NestEgg describes itself as an all-in-one platform… Read More

UK Fintech Nutmeg Teams Up With JP Morgan Asset Management to Launch Smart Alpha Portfolios

UK-based fintech firm Nutmeg announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with JP Morgan Asset Management to launch Smart Alpha portfolios. Nutmeg reported that Smart Alpha portfolios are underpinned by it and J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s shared commitment to sustainable investing.  “Today, Nutmeg and J.P. Morgan Asset Management have joined forces to create a… Read More

U.S. Fintech Obligo Raises $15.5 Million Through Series A Investment Round

Obligo, a U.S.-based fintech startup that’s focused on the real estate market, announced on Tuesday it raised $15.5 million Series A funding round from investors, including 83North, 10D, Entrée Capital, Viola Credit, and other strategic real estate investors. This latest round of funding comes just a… Read More

U.S. Fintech Amicus Announces Additional $8.7 Million Through Series B Funding Rond

Amicus.io, the fintech company behind the philanthropic platform for DAF 2.0, announced on Tuesday it secured an additional $8.7 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by The FR Group. Founded in 2013, Amicus.io is making philanthropy as online banking. “Grow your… Read More

Mastercard Announces Google Pay Rollout Across Europe

Mastercard announced on Tuesday it will extend the Google Pay service to cardholders across Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, and Romania together with its issuing partners. Mastercard reported that with Google Pay, users with eligible Android devices will be able to… Read More

Credorax Adds Google Pay & Apple Pay to Payment Methods Offering

Credorax, a fintech bank and smart payments provider, announced on Tuesday it has added Google Pay and Apple Pay to its payment method offering. Credorax reported that both methods may now be added to merchants’ accounts as payment options for their shoppers alongside the more… Read More

Staples Canada Joins Forces With Flexiti Financial to Launch Staples Credit Card

Staples Canada recently announced it has joined forces with point-of-sale consumer financing solutions Flexiti Financial to launch its new Staples Card. According to Staples, the Card will allow cardholders to have access to 0% interest financing plans to help make their purchase more affordable. “This… Read More

UK Banking as a Service Provider Griffin Secures £6.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By EQT Ventures

Griffin, a UK-based banking as a service (BaaS) provider, announced on Monday it secured £6.5 million through its latest investment round led by EQT Ventures with participation  Seedcamp, Tribe Capital, Paul Forster (co-founder Indeed.com), Matt Robinson (co-founder Go-Cardless/Nested), and Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas (Partner at Index Ventures, former… Read More

Glint Pay Reportedly Secures £2.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Glint Pay Inc. (Glint), a subsidiary of the U.K.-based fintech company that makes gold an alternative global currency by enabling its clients to buy, sell, save and spend their physical gold instantly through the Glint Debit Mastercard and Glint App, reportedly secured £2.5 million through… Read More

Lendio Joins Mastercard Start Path’s Global Network of Fintech Innovators

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has joined Mastercard Start Path’s global network of fintech innovators. According to its description, the engagement program is dedicated to fintech innovators that are building the future of commerce. Mastercard states: “Start Path is our global startup… Read More

UK Mobile-Enabled Installment Credit Card Tymit Joins Forces With Modulr to Bring Customers Real-Time Payments Access

Tymit, a UK-based mobile-enabled installment credit card, announced on Tuesday it has partnered with Modulr, a payments-as-a-service API platform, to bring real-time payments to Tymit cardholders. The service gives customers access to take control of their finances and plan the way they pay. Founded in… Read More

Gold Payment App CORO Receives Money Transmitter License in Mississippi & Announces Plans to Start Customer Onboarding

CORO, a U.S.-based gold payment app, announced on Tuesday it has received its money transmitter license in Mississippi. This news comes just days after CORO received its money transmitter license in Alabama. As previously reported, CORO has created a new financial payment system that allows… Read More

U.S. Fintech Finch Launches All-In-One Checking & Investing Platform

  Finch, a U.S.-based fintech startup that integrates the benefits of investing and the flexibility of checking into a seamless all-in-one account, announced on Tuesday it has launched its all-in-one checking and investing platform. The company reportedly it is backed by investors in fintech and global… Read More

UK Fintech Nebeus Now Seeking £400,000 Through New Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Just a little over two years after raising £1,2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based fintech Nebeus has launched a new funding round on Seedrs to raise a minimum of £400,000. As previously reported, Nebeus, which began trading in 2017,  reported it has… Read More

UK Financing Platform Sugar Raises £1.5 Million Through Pre-Seed Funding Round Led By Passion Capital

Sugar, a UK-based financing platform that was created to provide capital to games and apps studios with growth ambitions, recently announced it secured £1.5 million through its pre-seed funding round, which was led by Passion Capital and included participation from Velo Partners as well as… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Unveils Bitcoin Rewards Program

  Canadian fintech Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) announced on Monday the launch of a bitcoin rewards program for its members. Mogo reported it is offering Canadians more ways to “stack sats” by providing members with the opportunity to earn and win bitcoin through this new… Read More

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