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Jumio rolls out video verification solution to streamline KYC compliance

22 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

US-based provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification Jumio has announced the launch of a new video-based verification solution.

Jumio, identity verification, product launch, US, video-based verification solution, KYC/AML, KYC, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic,

Fintech Laybuy partners with Manchester United

14 Oct 2020 | Payments General

New Zealand-based Laybuy has teamed up with Manchester United to become the football club’s official buy-now-pay-later partner, according to AltFi

Fintech, Laybuy, Manchester United, New Zealand, United Kingdom, UK, buy now pay later, partnership, football club, interest-free, payments, retail platforms, Premier League, Australia, stock exchange, IPO, coronavirus, pandemic

Large global banks invest USD 20 mln in BioCatch

01 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

BioCatch, a global provider of behavioural biometrics solutions, has announced that four major global banks have invested USD 20 million in the company.

online fraud, behavioural biometrics, coronavirus, BioCatch, funding, Barclays, Citi, HSBC, National Australia Bank

The Global Open Banking Report 2020 – Beyond Open Banking, Into the Open Finance and Open Data Economy

01 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

The Global Open Banking Report 2020 follows the journey from Open Banking to Open Finance and Open Data Economy and provides key insights about the benefits of Open Finance for different areas of financial service

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Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

01 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

Jumia, Airtel Kenya, Airtel Money, partnership, Kenya, Nigeria, Africa, marketplace, telecommunications, telco, mobile payments, mobile app, mobile transactions, financial inclusion, COVID-19, coronavirus, online checkout, Ghana, Uganda

The UK Chancelor of the Exchequer extends CBILS

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

The UK’s Chancelor of the Exchequer has reported intentions to extend the government loan schemes that have been helping SMEs stay afloat throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

UK, Chancelor of the Exchequer, CBILS, government loan schemes, SMEs, coronavirus, pandemic, financial aid, fintechs, alternative lenders, accredited lenders, banks, CLBILS, Bounce Back Loans, loans, Future Fund, convertible loans, repayment, Pay As You Grow

ClearBank, Tide partner to grant GBP 25 mln to SMEs

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Cloud-native clearing bank ClearBank and UK-based business banking platform Tide have been awarded GBP 25 million to help UK-based SMEs grow after the coronavirus pandemic.

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OBE, Moneyhub, Streeva partner for charity donations initiative

18 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Open Banking Excellence (OBE) has partnered with payment API provider Moneyhub and Streeva, a gift aid company for a charity-driven initiative.

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Ticketmaster partners with VenueNext for contactless, mobile payments

17 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based POS, mobile commerce and loyalty services provider VenueNext and Ticketmaster have teamed to enable contactless payments and mobile orders for users.

VenueNext, TicketMaster, mobile payments, partnership, contactless payments, COVID-19, coronavirus, digital offering, sports payments, concert payments

Helping SMEs grow their business through digital banking – an interview with Tinkoff

03 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fedor Bukharov, Vice President of Tinkoff and Head of Tinkoff Business, provides valuable insight in what it means to provide the right financial services to boost innovation and growth in the SMEs sector

Tinkoff, Tinkoff Business, Russia, SME, small businesses, digital banking, financial services, loans, cash management, CRM, point of sale, API, coronavirus, pandemic, CoronaIndex, corporate banking mobile app

75% of Americans have changed brands during the pandemic, McKinsey study says

01 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Research from McKinsey aimed at the American ecommerce market has highlighted a shift in consumer behavior due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

McKinsey, research, study, ecommerce, United States, online shopping, COVID-19, coronavirus, consumer behavior, North America, pandemic

Asian stocks increased by new US-China trade progress

01 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Asian stock markets have observed an increase following the US-China progress in trade talks, and as hopes of new coronavirus treatments boosted broader sentiment among global investors.

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CBA rolls out lending option for SMEs

28 Aug 2020 | Payments General

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has launched BizExpress Online, a high-speed lending system for small businesses, available through Netbank and the CommBank app. 

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Instagram launches QR codes for businesses globally to increase contactless interaction

24 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Instagram has launched QR codes globally, allowing retailers and other physical businesses to enable consumers engage with them in a contactless manner.

Instagram, QR codes, retailers, contactless, coronavirus, online shopping

Triodos Bank reaches GBP 1 billion lending in the UK amid COVID-19

24 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Sustainable bank Triodos has reached GBP 1 billion in UK lending while credit losses rise due to the coronavirus.

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JP Morgan to launch digital banking services for the UK in 2021

24 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based bank JP Morgan has reportedly planned to launch a digital bank under the Chase brand in the first quarter of 2021, according to AltFi.

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Asian blockchain adoption raises

20 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated blockchain adoption across Asia as companies rely on the technology to secure their data as well as combat potential hackers and digital thieves.

Asia, blockchain, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, technology, data, digital, bitFlyer, Japan, Singapore, Agricorp International, Cargill, startup, Dltledgers, insurance

JPMorgan Chase partners with Commonwealth

20 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

JPMorgan Chase and Commonwealth have announced a two-year initiative to address the challenges and opportunities emerging technologies present to people of lower- and moderate-income.

JPMorgan Chase, Commonwealth, finance, fintech, innovation, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, financial, inclusion, data, artificial intelligence, AI

Buguroo teams up with Puleng Technologies

18 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Buguroo and Puleng Technologies have partnered aiming to reduce the impact of online bank fraud in South Africa. 

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Target, Walmart, Best Buy partner to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces

17 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Target, Walmart, and Best Buy have initiated a coalition to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay.

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