Articles with tag: investor

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Accelerating Asia, Amazon Web Services roll out Amplify

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

Singapore-based accelerator and venture fund Accelerating Asia has launched a virtual accelerator program, Amplify, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Accelerating Asia, Amazon Web Services, Amplify, Singapore, Accelerating Asia, AWS, startups, Asia, promotional credits, AWS Activate, investors

Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

21 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Citi, JP Morgan, and State Street invest in fintech Capitolis

11 Sep 2020 | Payments General

JP Morgan, Citigroup, and State Street have invested USD 11 million in Capitolis, a US-based technology startup that seeks to help banks use capital more efficiently, according to Reuters.

Citi, JP Morgan, State Street, Spark Capital, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Capitolis, fintech, startup, Reuters, US, United States, banks, capital, software, capital markets, liquidity, financial institutions, trading, financial crisis, risky trades, capital banks, residual trades, derivatives portfolios, investors

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.

Asia, stocks, US China trade, US, China, trade, coronavirus, treatment, global investor, MSCI, APAC, Japan, Nikkei, Australia, S&P, ASX, Futures, Europe, Euro STOXX, FTSE, Phase 1 trade deal

BlackRock, Temasek, and CCB secure joint wealth venture approval in China

24 Aug 2020 | Payments General

US-based asset manager BlackRock, Singapore-based state investor Temasek Holdings, and China-based CCB have obtained China’s approval for a wealth management joint venture.

BlackRock, Temasek, CCB, joint wealth venture, China, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, CBIRC, asset manager, state investor, bank, wealth management, financial market, foreign companies, fund managers, restrictions, foreign banks

Waterdrop secures USD 230 mln for its insurance platform

21 Aug 2020 | Payments General

China-based Waterdrop has announced a USD 230 million round of funding jointly led by two strategic investors, Swiss Re and returning investor Tencent.

Waterdrop, China, insurance platform, investors, funding, Swiss Re, Tencent, IDG Capital, Wisdom Choice Global Fund, series D, valuation, platform, partnership, healthcare, Haoyaofu

Honeycomb Investment Trust seeks GBP 1.5 bln Pollen Street Secured Lending merger

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

Alternative financing-provider Honeycomb Investment Trust has reportedly considered a potential GBP 1.5 billion merger with Pollen Street Secured Lending (PSSL).

Honeycomb Investment Trust, Pollen Street Secured Lending, PSSL, UK, alternative finance, partnership, merger, P2P Global Investments, SME loans, corporate trade receivables, alternative finance investments, Pollen Street Capital, alternative asset manager, AXA Investment Managers, Standard Life Aberdeen, Thesis Asset Management, Quilter Investors, FTSE 250

Cambodia-based fintech Clik secures USD 3.7 mln funding for financial inclusion

05 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Fintech startup Clik has completed the final close of its USD 3.7 million seed round for mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, and cloud data services. 

Clik, fintech, Cambodia, funding, financial inclusion, mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, cloud data services, Openway, Poems Pte, angel investors, National Bank of Cambodia, NBC, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Bakong, payment aggregator, payments, cards, wallets, bank accounts, mPOS, SoftPOS, eKYC

HSBC, Asian Development Bank partner for Covid-19 supply chains support

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

HSBC and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have announced a supply chain finance programme to support companies that provide Covid-19-related supplies.

HSBC, Asian Development Bank, covid19, supply chain finance, Asian SMEs, medical supply chains, financing, suppliers, banks, manufacturers, investors, healthcare professionals

Gate.io upgrades IEO platform, as projects secure USD 46 mln in 2020

30 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Digital asset exchange Gate.io has announced it has released an upgraded version of its IEO platform, Startup 2.0

Gate.io, IEO platform, digital asset exchange, Startup 2.0, KardiaChain, Meter, digital wallet, Startup, return of investment, ROI, investor, blockchain

B2B payments 2019-2020 – key drivers of innovation

27 Jul 2020 | Payments General

An overview of some of the B2B payments trends and initiatives from late-2019 to mid-2020, the Covid-19 impact, the productisation of B2B payments, and future perspectives for this industry

B2B payments, fintech, virtual cards, B2B transactions, cards, investments, acquisitions, digital payments, innovation, partnerships, coronavirus, expansion, corporate cards, cross-border payments, commercial payments, investors, fraud, card schemes, businesses, PSPs, payments, suppliers, digitisation, corporates, banks, payment providers, travel, expenses, commercial card

Estonia-based EstateGuru launches new payment system for Europe

24 Jul 2020 | Payments General

P2P lending platform EstateGuru has implemented fellow European fintech Lemonway’s payment facilities as it tackles full European launch. 

EstateGuru, lending, P2P lending, Estonia, Europe, Lemonway, fintech, payment, loans, Latvia, Poland, Germany, Spain, Finland, European Union, Lemonway IBAN, investor, BNP Paribas, alternative lending, Onfido, ID verification

Fintech Wagestream secures EUR 22 mln

08 Jul 2020 | Payments General

UK-based Wagestream, a fintech that allows workers to access earned income in real time, has secured EUR 22.

UK, Wagestream, fintech, Northzone, QED Investors, Latitude Venture Partners, Balderton Capitol, mobile app, Safestream

International investors bought bonds backed by the Italian mafia, FT reports

08 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Investors around the globe have been buying bonds backed by Ndrangheta, a popular mafia in Italy, for four years, according to financial and legal documents seen by the Financial Times.

Banca Generali, Ndrangheta, Investors, bonds, Italy, Financial times, due diligence, auditing, accounting, Ndrangheta

Brussels to investigate German regulator over Wirecard

26 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Brussels has announced it will call for a probe into whether Germany-based banking regulator BaFin failed in its supervision of Wirecard.

Brussels, Germany, Wirecard, BaFin, investor trust, Europe, EU, Valdis Dombrovskis, breach of union law, European Securities and Markets Authority, shares

BharatPe launches POS solution with no charges for merchants

24 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

India-based QR code payments company BharatPe has rolled out a POS solution without charges for merchants.

BharatPe, QR code, launch, mobile payments, POS, point of sale, India, incumbents, Pine Labs, Mswipe, Innoviti, Jio, PhonePe, Paytm, Bharat Swipe, merchants, marquee investors, Ribbit Capital, Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital, Steadview. Mswipe

FX trading, forex licensing, and fraud - Exclusive interview with Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

18 May 2020 | Payments General

Demetra Kalogerou, Chairwoman of Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses CySEC `s mission, the process of licensing forex brokers, forex scams, payments, and how Covid-19 is impacting the FX trading and crypto industry

CySEC, Demetra Kalogerou, forex brokers, forex scams, payments, FX trading, licensing, covid-19, regulations, legislation, supervision, policymaking, CIF, FCA, FINMA, investors, funds, money laundering, terrorist financing, foreign exchange market

Karma fintech secures Scottish Government backing for salary advance app

27 Apr 2020 | Payments General

UK-based fintech Karma, which offers interest-free salary advances, has been announced to be launched worldwide after a successful trial in Scotland.

Karma, Scottish Government, fintech, UK, United Kingdom, interest-free, salary advances, Karma app, fintech cluster, University of Edinburgh, Bayes Centre, artificial intelligence, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose, Amazon, Fortunis Capital, social investor

NatWest gives GBP 5.5 mln to VoxSmart for growth acceleration

27 Mar 2020 | Payments General

The communications surveillance tech company for financial markets VoxSmart has announced a strategic funding round of GBP 5.5 million (USD 7.2 mln) from NatWest

UK, fintech, VoxSmart, funding, NatWest, financial services, surveillance, financial markets, investors

Evarvest selects Judopay for financial inclusion among investors

03 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Judopay, a mobile-first payment provider, has announced its partnership with Evarvest to deliver a new payment experience for its mobile app investors. 

Evarvest, Judopay, financial inclusion, investors, fintech, payments