Articles with tag: lenders

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UK government provides financial help to businesses after Brexit

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 08 Dec 2020

The UK government has announced that it will offer extra financial help to businesses to help them cover their costs after Brexit.

UK, government, trade finance, scf, Brexit, trade, loans, EU, UKEF, guarantee, lenders, banks

OpenPayd, Token to unlock Open Banking for businesses

News | Payments General | 13 Oct 2020

OpenPayd, an API-led Banking-as-a-Service provider, has teamed up with open banking infrastructure provider, Token.io LTD to bring Open Banking to OpenPayd’s customers.

Open Banking API, banking, payments, OpenPayd, Token, crypto, financial institutions, remittance companies, lenders, online marketplaces, banking payments

Australia-based Airwallex secures a total of USD 200 mln in Series D

News | Payments General | 30 Sep 2020

Payments and banking group Airwallex has extended its latest funding round by another USD 40 million, taking the company to a Series D funding round of USD 200 million, according to AltFi.

Australia, Airwallex, series D, payments, banking, fintech, digital banks, alternatie lenders, banking services, payments processing, currency exchange, Skip Capital, Tencent, Salesforce Venture, Sequoia Capital China

The UK Chancelor of the Exchequer extends CBILS

News | Payments General | 28 Sep 2020

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

Covid era causes defaults on invoices, survey

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 10 Sep 2020

Fintech Onguard has released a survey on finance professionals, 48% of whom observing an increase in late payments since the pandemic started.

Fintech, covid, invoices, late payments, Onguard, pandemic, finance professionals, automated debtor processes, cash flow, delayed payments, overdue payments, programme, Excel, automation, Numbers, alternative lenders

Artis adds USD 1.5 mln through new funding

News | Payments General | 26 Aug 2020

US-based fintech startup Artis has opened a new seeding round in support of onboarding first financial partners and growing capabilities of consumer loan platforms.

Artis Technologies, Artis, fintech, startup, US, United States, seeding round, funding, onboarding, financial partners, consumer loan platforms, lending, financing, Fintech Ventures Fund, debt, equity financing, Artis Connect, Artis Credit, banks, credit unions, lenders, financial institutions

China-based P2P lenders report USD 115 bln in losses due to scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Aug 2020

Peer to peer (P2P) investors based in China have reported losses of over USD 115 billion in unpaid debt, due to failed lending platforms.

China, P2P lending, lenders, P2P lenders, scams, losses, unpaid debt, lending platforms, Chinese Banking Regulatory Commission, regulators, funds, investigations, scammers, fraudulent schemes

UK-based lenders support 1.2 mln businesses amid pandemic

News | Payments General | 12 Aug 2020

UK-based lenders have provided support to over 1.2 million businesses through government-backed loan schemes, according to HM Treasury statistics. 

UK, United Kingdom, SMEs, lenders, loan, pandemic, government-backed loans, loan schemes, BBLS, CBILS, funding, small businesses, coronavirus, large businesses

Alchemy, LoanPaymentPro partner for real-time payment solutions

News | Payments General | 30 Jul 2020

SaaS fintech Alchemy has partnered with payment and funding solution LoanPaymentPro to provide lenders and finance companies multiple consumer-facing fund disbursement and payment products.

Alchemy, LoanPaymentPro, partnership, real time payment solutions, SaaS, payments, lenders, finance companies, fund disbursement, payment products, debit card validation, debit cards, ACH, remote checks, APIs, fintech, banks, cloud, white label, mobile payments, online payments, fraud prevention

Nordigen obtains payment license from Latvia's financial regulator

News | Payments General | 28 Jul 2020

The Financial and Capital Markets Commission (FKTK) has approved Latvia-based fintech Nordigen as a payment institution.

fintech, innovative, payments, financial regulator, Financial and Capital Markets Commission, FKTK, Latvia Nordigen, SIA Nordigen Solution, online payments, data, banks, lenders, open banking, banking

Zopa partners with Paylink Solutions

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Jul 2020

Zopa has teamed up with Paylink Solutions, a software provider, to support its customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zopa, Paylink Solutions, data, partnership, software, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, P2P, digital bank, digital, banks, cloud-based, Embark, payments, open banking, banking, Credit Reference Agency, lenders, loans, PayPlan, UK, API

UK-based alternative lenders' access to BoE's fund scheme blocked by incumbents

News | Payments General | 14 Jul 2020

HM Treasury has told non-bank lenders dishing out government-backed loans that they won’t have access to finance from the Bank of England, according to altfi.com. 

UK, alternative lenders, BoE, Bank of England, incumbents, HM Treasury, non-bank lenders, government-backed loans, British Business Bank, fintech loans, fintech

Wells Fargo pledges USD 400 mln for small business support following PPP payout

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

Wells Fargo has announced donations over USD 400 million toward helping small businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Wells Fargo, US, United States, small business, PPP, payout, coronavirus, pandemic, Payroll Protection Program, community lenders, black entrepreneurs

China develops a program to keep large transactions in check

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jul 2020

China has imposed a program to keep large transactions in check amid concerns over the state of its financial in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

China, transactions, banks, coronavirus, COVID-19, People’s Bank of China, Hebei, Zhejiang, Shenzhen, lenders

Lendio provides USD 8 bln in PPP loans to small businesses

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 03 Jul 2020

Online lending platform Lendio has facilitated USD 8 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for 100,000 small businesses to date.

Lendio, PPP loans, small businesses, US, United States, COVID-19, relief funds, CARES Act, small business aid program, fintech, lenders, financial institutions

Greensill, Metro Bank, OakNorth, and Secure Trust Bank join CLBILS

News | Payments General | 11 Jun 2020

The British Business Bank has announced new lenders added to its coronavirus lending schemes.

Greensill, Metro Bank, OakNorth, Secure Trust Bank, CLBILS, lenders, British Business Bank, UK, coronavirus, lending scheme, government-backed loans, Growth Lending, inFund, Invocap, NEL Fund Managers, Triple Point, Paragon Bank, CBILS, Bounce Back Loans

ChargeAfter teams up with MUFG Innovation to expand POS usage

News | Online Payments | 09 Jun 2020

US-based ChargeAfter, a POS financing platform, has partnered MUFG Innovation to equip retailers with tools to approve applications for POS Financing from multiple lenders.

MUFG Innovation, partnership, POS, ChargeAfter, US, retailers, lenders, technology, banks, ecommerce, onboarding, merchants

OakNorth receives GBP 160 mln in government-backed loans

News | Payments General | 22 May 2020

OakNorth has received a new tranche of cash from the government to lend to companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

OakNorth, loans, coronavirus, British Business Bank, economic stimulus package, CBILS, CLBILS, BBL, lenders

OmniBnk launches in Colombia to finance SMEs

News | Payments General | 15 May 2020

Chile-based neobank OmniBnk has entered the Colombian market to help small businesses.

OmniBnk, neobank, small businesses, SME, financing, Capital Logistic, line of credit, lenders

Western Union, approved PPP lender

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 May 2020

Western Union has been named one of the non-bank approved lenders under the US Small Business Administration's (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Western Union, banks, PPP, lenders, Small Business Administration, SBA, Paycheck Protection Program, US, coronavirus, COVID-19, loans