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Payabill to offer international trade finance in South Africa

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 02 Aug 2021

South Africa-based fintech lender Payabill has planned to offer international trade finance to SMEs in the country.

fintech, trade finance, SME lending

Chile-based Xepelin secures USD 230 mln in debt and equity

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 02 Aug 2021

Fintech startup Xepelin, which has created a financial services platform for SMEs in Latin America, has secured USD 30 million in equity and USD 200 million in credit facilities, says TechCrunch.

investment, fintech, startup, SaaS, SME lending

Fintech startups and ecosystem trends in Romania

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Jul 2021

Executive Director at ROTSA (Romanian Tech Startups Association), Cristiana Bogățeanu depicts how does the fintech landscape look like in Romania

fintech, startup, COVID-19, blockchain, mobile banking, digital banking

Prime Trust closes USD 64 mln Series A

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jul 2021

Prime Trust, a shop for financial infrastructure for fintech innovators, has announced the close of its USD 64 million Series A round.

payments infrastructure, fintech, API, B2B payments, digital assets

Financial institutions to accelerate spending in regtech, ClauseMatch survey shows

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Jul 2021

During the pandemic, financial institutions have been accelerating spending on regulatory technology, a survey of almost 40 organisations conducted by ClauseMatch has found.

survey, KYC, regtech, banks, fintech and Simplex to launch a crypto debit card

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2021

UK-based card manufacturer and crypto pioneer Simplex have launched a Visa debit card that lets users spend crypto earnings as they would with any other everyday bank card. 

fintech, cryptocurrency, product launch, Visa, debit card

Solarisbank raises EUR 190 mln in Series D and joins forces with Contis

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 Jul 2021

Solarisbank, the European Banking-as-a-Service platform, has raised EUR 190 million in an oversubscribed Series D funding round, valuing the company at EUR 1.4 billion. 

BaaS, Solarisbank, fintech, Contis, embedded finance

Insurtech bolttech acquires i-surance

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Jul 2021

Technology-enabled ecosystem for protection and insurance bolttech has acquired Europe-based B2B2C digital insurance platform i-surance.

insurance, fintech, acquisition

SIMON raises USD 100 mln Series B

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Jul 2021

Fintech SIMON Markets has closed the first leg of a strategic financing round of up to USD 100 million of growth capital.

fintech, investment, wealth management

HSBC AM launches venture capital fund

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Jul 2021

HSBC Asset Management has launched a venture capital fund that will invest in fintech companies in Europe and Asia.

HSBC, fintech, financial services

GTBank to launch its own fintech

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Jul 2021

Nigeria-based Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has announced it will launch its own in-house fintech.

banks, fintech, product launch, digital banking

Zopa hires JP Morgan to assist with funding boost

News | Cards | 26 Jul 2021

UK-based Zopa has hired JP Morgan, to advise on what is expected to be its last funding round before it launches a public flotation.

partnership, JP Morgan, funding, Unicorn, fintech

Regtech M&As and investments under the microscope – Part 2 - Americas and Asia

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jul 2021

After addressing the key factors influencing the growth of the regtech market (accelerated digital transformation, regulation, compliance, cutting costs) and presenting some European major investments and acquisitions in this space, let’s continue our regtech M&A with Americas and Asia.

banks, fintech, regtech, data sharing, AML, KYC, merger, acquisition, Feedzai, Trulioo, identity verification, Silent Eight

Zilch secures USD 110 mln in debt and equity

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Jul 2021

BNPL fintech Zilch has raised an extra USD 110 million in debt and equity three months after it announced its USD 80 million Series B, according to AltFi.

BNPL, investment, fintech, Open Banking

Visa to acquire Currencycloud

News | Payments General | 22 Jul 2021

Visa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Currencycloud, a platform that enables banks and fintechs to provide foreign exchange solutions for cross-border payments.

Visa, Currencycloud, acquisition, fintech, banks

Velocity Capital Advisors, Modulr launch Juice Ventures

News | Payments General | 21 Jul 2021

UK-based EIS/SEIS investment fund Velocity Capital Advisors has partnered with fintech Modulr to launch a new venture debt provider Juice Ventures (Juice). 

partnership, fintech, startup, lending

The FinTech FinCrime Exchange story

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Jul 2021

Observing that fintechs in the UK are exposed to criminal activity but they lack a way to communicate with each other, FINTRAIL and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have decided to establish the FinTech FinCrime Exchange

fintech, financial crime, BaaS, challenger bank, cryptocurrency exchange, COVID-19, risk management, compliance, data, cybercrime

Fellow Finance to merge with Evli Bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Jul 2021

Fellow Finance has merged with Evli Bank, creating two new entities in the process.

merger, fintech, banks

B2B fintech in focus: ready for prime time

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 20 Jul 2021

Put in the spotlight by the pandemic, the B2B fintech industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down; on the contrary, B2B fintechs are booming

fintech, BNPL, BaaS, payment methods, digitalisation, digital payments, virtual card, account-to-account payment, Open Banking, Open Finance

WealthKernel launches new JISA

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Jul 2021

UK-based WealthKernel, a wealthtech provider for digital investment services, has today announced the integration of Junior Individual Savings Accounts (JISA) API functionality into its platform.

API, fintech, digital banking, mobile banking