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Kazakhstan based Fintech Kaspi.kz Says its Business Is Performing Well After London Stock Exchange Listing

Most of the staff members at Kazakhstan-based Fintech firm Kaspi.kz (LSE:KSPI) have been working from their homes due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The company claims its business has been doing well despite the challenges created by the Coronavirus crisis. Kaspi provides payment systems and digital… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Partners Online Advertising Platform Adzooma so that Businesses Can Receive Cashback Incentives

London-headquartered digital bank Revolut has partnered with global online advertising platform, Adzooma, so that the bank’s business customers can get special advertising cashback incentives. This is notably the first marketing-focused incentive scheme that Revolut Business has introduced while working with a trusted partner. It’s also… Read More

UK’s Low-Code Platform Developer Dextcloud Receives Strategic Investment from Citi

UK-headquartered low code application developer Dextcloud has reportedly received an investment from Citi. The amount invested by Citi has not been disclosed, however, it’s notably the second such deal finalized by the US-based bank in the past two months. Dextcloud offers firms a low code… Read More

London’s United Fintech to Acquire Capital Markets Fintechs and Help them Sell Products to Financial Institutions

A new initiative, called United Fintech, is reportedly planning to acquire a slate of capital markets Fintechs. United Fintech also aims to help these Fintechs with marketing and selling their products to established financial institutions. United Fintech has been established with assistance from CFH Group… Read More

Global ID Verification Firm Onfido Hires Mike Tuchen as New CEO, Replaces Co-Founder Husayn Kassai

Mike Tuchen will be replacing Onfido co-founder Husayn Kassai as the company’s new CEO. Kassai will now be serving as an advisor. As previously reported, Onfido is a global ID verification provider. The company’s products are used for verifying “real identities in a remote world.”… Read More

Fintech Lender iwoca to Lend More than £200 Million to UK’s Small Businesses before the CBILS Applications Close in January 2021

iwoca, a European alternative lender for small businesses, is reportedly planning to lend more than £200 million to small businesses before the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) applications close in January 2021. iwoca recently surpassed £100 million in CBILS lending. The platform now plans… Read More

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak Might be Planning to Fundamentally Change Current Listing Regime for Tech Firms

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly planning to overhaul or fundamentally change the nation’s listing regime in order to attract more tech firms to London, according to a recent report from Sky News. Sources familiar with the matter said that Sunak will be working on… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab”… Read More

Decentralized Governance: DeFi Platform Aave to Migrate Ownership of Protocol to the Governance of Smart Contracts

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, noted that it wasn’t too long ago that the Aave governance protocol went live on the Ethereum mainnet. The… Read More

Eran Noam From Shield Explains How Natural Language Processing and Financial Context Recognition Help with Business Compliance Processes

Israel based Regtech firm Shield was recently chosen to join the IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem. Many financial institutions have been migrating or deploying new applications on Cloud-powered platforms that streamline routine banking and related business processes. We recently caught up with Eran Noam,… Read More

Multi Billion Dollar Merger between Russian Tech Firm Yandex and Challenger Bank Tinkoff has been Scrapped

The recently proposed merger between Yandex, a major Russia-based tech firm, and banking challenger Tinkoff will not be finalized because the bank’s founder Oleg Tinkov has walked away from the deal. Tinkoff’s management confirmed that all negotiations between the two parties have now been “terminated,… Read More

Receipt Bank, which Uses Machine Learning to Enhance Small Business Productivity, Introduces App for Managing Digital Invoices

Adrian Blair, CEO at Receipt Bank, which uses machine learning (ML) to boost productivity for 400,000 small businesses and 50,000 accountants in 110 countries, has confirmed that the company has launched Receipt Bank Pay. Blair claims that it’s the only app in the UK for… Read More

Citi Makes Strategic Investment in Genesis, a Low Code Application Platform for the Financial Markets

Stephen Murphy, CEO at Genesis, a leading Low Code Application Platform (LCAP) and solution provider for the financial markets, has confirmed that his company has received a “strategic” investment from Citi (NYSE:C). The capital will be used to accelerate the growth of the company’s operations… Read More

Standard Chartered Exec Tracy Clarke to Join Alternative Lender Greensill as Non-Executive Director in 2021

Alternative lending platform Greensill has reportedly hired Tracy Clarke, who has been serving as CEO of Europe, the Americas, and Global at Standard Chartered, as a non-executive director. Clarke will be joining Greensill’s board of directors in 2021 after her planned retirement from Standard Chartered… Read More

UK Fintech Rosecut, which Offers Wealth Management Services, Introduces Free Tools for Managing Finances

Rosecut, a wealth management service provider, has introduced free tools that were previously available only to high-net-worth-individuals (HNWIs). The Fintech company’s wealth management software suite has been designed to help clients with planning how to achieve their financial goals or objectives. The Wealthtech suite allows… Read More

Real Estate Source Platform Infabode Makes Another Return to Seedrs; Now Seeking to Raise £300,000 in Funding.

Less then a year and a half after raising £120,568 through its previous equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, real estate source platform, Infabode, has made a return to the funding platform to raise an additional £300,000. As previously reported, Infabode connects its community of users… Read More

Fintech BABB, an FCA Authorized Payment Service Provider, Aims to Make it Faster, Cheaper to Send Money, Now Raising Funds via Seedrs

BABB (Bank Account Based Blockchain), an FCA authorized payment institution, aims to make it easier and cheaper to send cross-border payments. The company uses the latest technology to “bypass” traditional banking networks and costly third-parties to facilitate international fundraising and peer to peer (P2P) transactions…. Read More

London Fintech SatoshiPay Reveals How they’ve Leveraged Blockchain or DLT to Process Real-Time Micropayments for Online Publishers

London-based SatoshiPay, a Fintech firm that aims to provide fast and affordable payment solutions, has revealed that it has reached a key milestone in establishing its blockchain-enabled clearing platform as a “new standard” for cross-border transactions. The SatoshiPay team notes that, as of August 2020,… Read More

London’s Propio, which Offers “Simple, Affordable, Tax Efficient Ways” to Invest in Property, to Launch P2P Lending Platform

  London-based Propio, a platform that aims to serve as the home of The Property ISA by providing a “simple, affordable, and tax-efficient way” to invest in property, reveals that it has secured £278,000 in capital from its funding round and the UK government’s Future… Read More

London’s Property Investment Platform, British Pearl, Is Considering Expanding Business into other European and Hong Kong Markets

London-based British Pearl, a directly FCA authorized property investment platform that’s listed in the top 100 UK Fintech firms by Her Majesty’s Treasury, will be expanding its business into other jurisdictions, instead of just focusing on the local markets. British Pearl specializes in fractionalized property… Read More

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