Tagged: fintech

U.S. Fintech Wise Secures $5.7 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Base10 Partners’ Rexhi Dollaku

Wise, a U.S.-based fintech, announced this week it secured $5.7 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Base10 Partners’ Principal, Rexhi Dollaku, with participation from Abstract Ventures, Backend Capital, The Fund, Two Culture Capital, and notable angels such as Michael Vaughan,… Read More

Monese Rolls Out Desktop Online Banking Services

Digital banking group Monese recently announced its users may now log into their Monese accounts from their desktop with the new Monese for Web services. Monese reported that it designed the web version of its banking services to provide users with more tools and “better”… Read More

Swipe Launches Samsung Pay For Swipe Visa Cardholders

Swipe, a UK-based multi-asset digital wallet and Visa debit card platform designed to let users buy, sell and spend their cryptocurrencies, announced on Friday that Swipe Android users can now add their Swipe Visa Debit cards directly to their Samsung Pay Wallets. Founded in 2018,… Read More

Overfunding: UK Fintech Lifetise Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Campaign

Lifetise, a UK-based financial planning platform, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. Founded in 2014, Lifetise stated it helps users plan how to afford their life goals. The company shared: “We make it really easy to work out how much… Read More

Mambu Joins Forces With Tide to Power Revolving Credit Facilities & Overdrafts For SMEs

Mambu, a German SaaS banking platform provider, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Tide, a UK-based business banking platform to power Tide’s revolving credit facilities and overdrafts for SME’s. Mambu reported that through the partnership it will help Tide scale and focus… Read More

African Fintech Flutterwave Unveils SME E-Commerce Portal “Flutterwave Store”

Flutterwave, an African fintech firm, announced this week the launch of its new e-commerce platform “Flutterwave Store.” The platform was created for African merchants to create digital shops to sell their products online. According to Flutterwave, the Flutterwave Store allows merchants to upload products, set… Read More

Neobank Startup Bambu Teams Up With FIS Platform to Bring Mobile-App Banking Services For Unbanked Consumers

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with neobanking group Bambu to power a new digital solution for the U.S. unbanked and underbanked. According to FIS, Bambu has created the solution to provide banking for underbanked Hispanics… Read More

Fintech & Insurtech Novae Teams Up With LifeMiles To Introduce Travel Protection Program “Miles Care”

Novae, a U.S.-based fintech and insurtech firm, has formed a new partnership with Latin American airline loyalty program LifeMiles to launch a new travel protection program called Miles Care. According to the duo, the program will enable travelers’ protection for trip cancellation and interruption, delayed… Read More

Canadian Fintech XTM Lists on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Wednesday it has listed its common shares for trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Deutsche Boerse AG) under the “7XT” symbol. XTM reported its shares will now be cross-listed on the… Read More

Overfunding: UK Digital Banking Startup Saurus Surpasses £650,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

  Saurus, a UK-based digital banking startup, has successfully secured its initial £650,000 equity crowdfunding target through its Seedrs campaign. The company is looking to aiming to launch its mobile app in the third quarter of 2020, Saurus states it is on a mission to… Read More

Wirecard Addresses Investigation From KPMG: No Incriminating Evidence Was Found for the Publicly Raised Accusations of Balance Sheet Manipulation

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it has received the report on the special investigation by the auditing company KPMG that concluded there is no incriminating evidence founded for the publicly raised accusations of balance sheet manipulation. Wirecard reported… Read More

Investment Portfolio Platform Strowz to Raise Funding on Seedrs

  Strowz, a UK-based investment portfolio platform, is preparing to launch its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, Strowz states it uses advanced technology to actively manage investment portfolios so users can get the best returns for their money. “In 2019, we made… Read More

Rapyd Announces Expansion of Mass-Payout Platform Rapyd Disburse

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Monday it has made a major expansion of its mass-payout platform, Rapyd Disburse. Rapyd reported it has made significant investments in the Rapyd Global Payments Network in Europe and the Americas, and now offers… Read More

Canadian Tech Incubator OneEleven Permanently Shuts Down Due to COVID-19 Economic Impact

OneEleven, a Toronto-based technology incubator, announced on Wednesday it has officially ceased operations due to COVID-19’s economic impacts. Established in 2013, OneEleven describes itself as home to a community of high-performing technology scaleups, with global locations that provide unparalleled access to peer networks, investment capital,… Read More

Western Union Announces Expansion of Global Real-Time Payments Network

Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced on Thursday the continued expansion of its Global Network for real-time money-movement and payments. Western Union reported that the Network has more than 550,000 agent locations across over 200 countries and territories (it now includes more than four billion bank… Read More

Mambu Announces Integration With Transferwise

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced this week it has formed a new partnership with global fintech TransferWise. Mambu reported that its customers, challenger, and traditional banks may now access TransferWise’s technology infrastructure directly through its platform to offer inexpensive and transparent international… Read More

U.S. Fintech HouseCanary’s Latest Review Confirms: U.S. Housing Sees First Signs of Decline Since COVID-19 Began

HouseCanary, a U.S.-based fintech firm focused on providing a real estate analytics solution, announced on Wednesday it has reviewed 41 states with the highest listing and transaction volume in the weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. economy. According to HouseCanary, potential homebuyers were… Read More

Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 Announces the 12 Startups Selected For Scaleup Program’s First Batch

Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday 12 startups that have been selected for the first Batch of the Scaleup Program. According to the accelerator, more than 80 teams with market traction and revenue generation from various countries had applied to become… Read More

IBM Joins Forces With Fenergo to Tackle Financial Crime

Ireland-based fintech Fenergo announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with IBM (NYSE: IBM)  to fight financial crime. The duo signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement that will allow the companies to collaborate on solutions that can help clients address the multitude of financial risks they… Read More

Global Fintech Rapyd Announces Acquisition of Payment Card Service Provider Korta

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Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Monday it is set to acquire Korta, an Iceland-based payment card service provider. Rapyd reported the acquisition provides Rapyd with online acquiring and point-of-sale (POS) capabilities as the company grows its worldwide footprint.  While… Read More

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