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Funding Circle Offering Support to Business Loan Transparency Law in California

Marketplace lending company Funding Circle (LSE: FCH) is reportedly supporting a U.S. business loan transparency law. According to P2PFinanceNews, the online lender is backing the California introduced law, which will require certain data to be disclosed in commercial credit agreements much like consumer loans. Head… Read More

U.S. Fintech Startup Zero Secures $100 Million Credit Facility From Neuberger Berman

Zero, a U.S. fintech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured a $100 million revolving line of credit facility from a fund managed by the investment manager, Neuberger Berman. Founded in 2016, Zero claims to be the first modern banking experience to combine the simplicity of… Read More

Ripple Partners with Nasdaq-Listed Remittance Firm International Money Express (Intermex)

Ripple, a San Francisco-based Fintech firm,  has confirmed its new partnership with International Money Express (Intermex), a Nasdaq-listed remittance company. Intermex will reportedly be using Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) solution, which uses XRP, the world’s third-largest digital asset by market cap, to conduct cross-border transactions…. Read More

Broadridge Appoints Chris Perry As New President

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Wednesday it has appointed its Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Client, Chris Perry, as its new President. According to Broadridge, Perry is assuming the title of President from Broadridge’s CEO Tim Gokey, who remains CEO and… Read More

Giant US Post-trade Financial Services Firm DTCC Introduces Unified API Marketplace for Business Partners

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has introduced its Application Programming Interface (API) Marketplace, which offers its customers, business partners, and internal developers a single, unified, central location for APIs created by DTCC. Each API comes with a software development kit (SDK) and relevant… Read More

Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank Introduces Digital Savings Account that Pays Air Miles instead of Accumulating Interest

Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank has officially introduced Bask Bank, an online savings account that earns American Airlines AAdvantage miles, instead of accumulating interest. As mentioned on Bask’s website, the bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), which means customers’ total deposits… Read More

bitFlyer is Now Offering US Residents a Zero-Fee Option to Buy Bitcoin (BTC) with US Dollar

US residents now have another zero-fee option to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) using the US dollar. On January 30, 2020, Tokyo-headquartered digital asset exchange bitFlyer introduced its commission-free service for the BTC/USD trading pair to its US-based clients. bitFlyer’s zero-fee feature is currently only being offered… Read More

California-based OneWest Bank Launches New Mobile App for Small Business Owners

California-based OneWest Bank, CIT’s Southern California branch network, revealed on January 31, 2020 that it has introduced a new mobile app for small businesses. The app offers a new platform to assist small business clients in meeting their financial goals and requirements. The OneWest Bank… Read More

CrowdOut Capital Announces Term Loan & Growth Facility to Hilton Head’s Wild Wing Cafe

Private lending syndication platform CrowdOut Capital announced on Wednesday the completion of a term loan and a delayed draw growth facility to Wild Wing Cafe. The restaurant chain, originally from Hilton Head, South Carolina, owns and operates a successful restaurant franchise with 44 system-wide restaurants,… Read More

Broadridge Launches Forecasting Module Within Asset Management Revenue & Expense Management Solution

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Wednesday of a new forecasting module within its revenue and expense management platform. According to Broadridge, the revenue and expense management solution tracks and calculates fees across a variety of complex workflows and helps asset managers and other financial services… Read More

Peer to Peer Payments Platform Zelle Handled $187 Billion in Payments via 743 Million Transactions in 2019: Report

Zelle, a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform, reportedly handled $187 billion worth of payments via 743 million transactions last year. This, according to the latest figures published by network operator Early Warning Services. Zelle’s year-over-year payment values have increased by approximately 57%, meanwhile, transaction volume surged… Read More

San Francisco-based Fintech Ripple’s CEO Brad Garlinghouse Indicates Firm Might Launch IPO

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO at privately-held Fintech firm Ripple, recently indicated that the San Francisco-based startup might launch an initial public offering (IPO) within the next year. While attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Garlinghouse reportedly told the Wall Street Journal (on January… Read More

85% of Blockchain Professionals Employed by Crypto Exchanges, App Developers, Mining Facility Operators: Report

The Digital Asset Human Capital Trends Report was recently commissioned by the Blockchain Association, an organization of active industry participants who promote efforts related to innovation and the collaboration needed to support US leadership of the crypto-assets sector. The companies included in the research sample… Read More

Broadridge Set to Acquire FundsLibrary

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Tuesday it is set to acquire FundsLibrary, a company focused on fund document and data dissemination in the European market, from its parent company Hargreaves Lansdown. Broadridge reported that by combining FundsLibrary’s capabilities with its existing regulatory communications… Read More

Global Investments into China’s Fintech Startup Ecosystem Decline by Over 7 Times: Report

The global investments into China’s Fintech startup ecosystem have declined significantly by more than seven times at roughly $4.9 billion last year, after reaching an all-time high of $34 billion in 2018. The investments have dropped considerably for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) Fintech firms… Read More

Banking Challenger Market Is Growing Rapidly, with Brazil’s Nubank being the World’s Largest with 15 Million Clients

The challenger bank trend first began in Europe and has been gradually spreading to other parts of the world. Traditional banking challengers have been growing steadily and have managed to attract large investments. FT Partners’ new report, titled The Rise of Challenger Banks: Are the… Read More

Klarna Announces New Partnership With Point-of-Sale Software Vend

Payment processing platform Klarna announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership with point-of-sale software brand, Vend. According to Klarna, the collaboration gives customers of boutique retailers more flexible payment options in-store across the UK. The roll out will later follow in the… Read More

AvidXchange Secures $260 Million Through Latest Investment Round to Support Continued Growth

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AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Friday it has raised $260 million in equity capital as part of the company’s latest financing round. With contributions from TPG Sixth Street Partners and other leading investors, this brings… Read More

Financial Management App Nav Appoints Greg Ott as New CEO

Nav, a business financial management app that helps small businesses find the best financing by giving them free access to business and personal credit reports from major commercial and consumer credit bureaus, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Greg Ott as its new CEO. The… Read More

Klarna Partners With H&M to Launch Pay Later Feature in the U.S.

Payment processing platform Klarna has teamed up with Swedish multinational clothing-retail H&M to launch Pay Later options in the U.S. According to H&M, the payment solution in the U.S. enables a “frictionless” and flexible checkout for customers across all channels. Stefan Vos, CFO of H&M… Read More

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