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Ecommerce and other card-not-present debit transactions surging, PULSE study reveals

11 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Discover Financial Services’ PULSE has revealed that card-not-present transactions volume grew at 10 times the rate of card-present in 2019, while issuance of contactless cards nearly tripled.

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Credit Suisse seeks partnership with insurers

10 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based Credit Suisse has announced plans to expand cooperation with insurers, according to chairman.

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Rellevate launches its official platform

10 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Rellevate, a US-based fintech, has launched its platform, facilitating banking services through Sutton Bank.

Rellevate, digital, financial, US, fintech, banking, Sutton Bank, paychecks, Payroll, Visa Debit Card, Visa, debit cards, cards, electronic bill, payments, Bill Pay, banks, partnership, FDIC Insurance

Reale Mutua issues surety bonds using blockchain

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Reale Group has issued its first fully digital surety bond, as part of the national project ‘Fideiussioni Digitali’ promoted by CeTIF, SIA and Reply, in collaboration with Banca d’Italia and IVASS.

Reale Group, SIA, blockchain, digital surety bond, insurance, Italy

Grab rolls out a series of consumer financial services

04 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Grab has announced that its financial unit, which previously focused on services for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is launching a series of products for consumers.

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Varo receives national bank charter

03 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fintech Varo has received a national bank charter from the US government. 

Varo, fintech, national charter, fintech, US, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, mobile app

US-based True Link secures USD 35 mln for financial services

29 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Financial services startup True Link has closed a Series B of USD 35 million aimed at three typically marginalised markets — elderly, disabled people, and those who are recovering from addiction.

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Anorak and open banking app Snoop team up for life insurance services

28 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Snoop, a UK-based fintech, has teamed up with online life insurance advice company Anorak.

Anorak, open banking, mobile app, Snoop, partnership, life insurance services, UK, banking, API, mobile banking

P2P fintech backed by Ping An Insurance aims for IPO in the US in 2020

27 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Lufax Holding, which runs an online wealth management and peer-to-peer lending platform, has announced plans for an initial public offering in the US in 2020.

Ping An Insurance, loans, P2P, lending, IPO, Lufax Holding, China

Kabbage launches checking accounts for small businesses

23 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based online lender Kabbage has announced it will offer checking accounts for small businesses.

Kabbage, SMBs, US, lender, banks, Green Dot Bank, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic

Brex updates its cash management account solution with new functionalities

23 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Brex, a company focused on corporate credit cards and cash management, has updated functionalities and FDIC insurance on its zero-fee cash management account, Brex Cash.

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SoFi files application to become a national bank

10 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

SoFi, an online lender, has filed an application for a national bank charter with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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Smile, Neon roll out smartphone product line

07 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Switzerland-based digital finance companies Smile and Neon have agreed to launch smartphone-based financial products for customers’ insurance and banking needs.

Smile, Neon, Switzerland, smartphone, digital finance, banking, financial products, insurance, bancassurance, bank account services, fintech

Starling Bank launches USD account

07 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based Starling Bank has launched a digital banking Toolkit and a US dollar account to help British entrepreneurs get back to business.

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Singtel's mobile wallet Dash rolls out insurance savings plan

30 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Singtel’s mobile wallet service Dash has rolled out an insurance savings plan, called 'Dash EasyEarn' to enable users to grow their savings conveniently. 

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SYNQA secures USD 80 mln in Series C

23 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Thailand-based SYNQA, the parent company of OMG Network, has raised USD 80 million in a Series C funding round led by Siam Commercial Bank.

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Pagaya wealthtech secures USD 102 mln investment

22 Jun 2020 | Payments General

US-based wealthtech Pagaya has secured USD 102 million of Series D funding to develop its technology.

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FifthWall offers insurance policy, teams up with Pineapple Payments to combat cybercrime

12 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

FifthWall, a team of cybersecurity professionals protecting organisations from cybersecurity threats, has launched a buy-one, gift-one campaign.

Pineapple Payments, FifthWall, cybercrime, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, security, fraud, cyber insurance, merchants, payments

Ayannah, ECAP merge operations

10 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Philippines-based fintech Ayannah has merged operations with India-based PSP Electronic Cash and Payment Solutions (Ecaps).

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Grab releases digital-first GrabPay Card in Philippines powered by Mastercard

04 Jun 2020 | Cards

Philippines-based super app Grab has launched GrabPay Card, a digital-first prepaid card powered by Mastercard.

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