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PayPal users to spend USD 50 bln by 2022 with crypto payments, Reuters

26 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

PayPal has received a conditional Bitlicense by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to launch a new service, according to Reuters.

PayPal, cryptocurrency, payments, Reuters, Bitlicense, US, New York State Department of Financial Services, NYDFS, digital wallet, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin

Revolut to apply for local bank charter in the US

13 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based Revolut has revealed its intentions of applying for a banking license in California, seeking to become a regulated bank.

Revolut, UK, US, banking license, bank charter, digital banking, bank charter, brick and mortar bank, California Division of Financial Institutions

Distribution Finance Capital receives UK bank licence from the Prudential Regulation Authority

06 Oct 2020 | Payments General

Distribution Finance Capital (DF Capital) has received a full UK banking licence from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

Distribution Finance Capital, banking, lending, UK, license, working capital, Prudential Regulation Authority

DIMOCO notifies German MNOs Telefónica Germany, Telekom and Vodafone as payment agents

02 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

DIMOCO has announced the notification of the mobile network operators Telefónica Germany, Telekom and Vodafone as payment agents.

DIMOCO, Telefónica Germany, Telekom, Vodafone, carrier billing, payment license, telecom

Nuvei expands sports betting payment processing into Colorado

01 Oct 2020 | Online Payments

Nuvei has announced that it has received its sports betting vendor license from Colorado’s Division of Gaming.

Nuvei, sports betting vendor license, Colorado, Division of Gaming, pay-in, pay-out, iGaming, sports betting, legal bets

Singapore-based Syfe secures USD 18.6 mln Series A funding

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Digital wealth manager Syfe has successfully closed a USD 18.6 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, a VC fund for high potential fintech companies.

Syfe, Singapore, Series A, funding, digital wealth manager, Valar Ventures, VC, fintech, capital injection, investing, saving, Asia, technology platform, Presight Capital, Unbound, UK, investment firm, digital wealth management, platform, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Capital Markets Services License, CMS license, license, retail fund management, institutional fund management

B2B Payment Solutions receives FCA AEMI approval

09 Sep 2020 | Payments General

B2B Payment Solutions has announced that the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has granted the company an Electronic Money Institution License (AEMI).

B2B payments, IBANs, SEPA transfers, Faster Payments, FCA, PI, API, EMI, AEMI licenses

China-based Ant Group to launch consumer finance company

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

Ant Group, Alibaba’s fintech arm and mobile payments company, has planned to set up a consumer finance firm in the southwestern city of Chongqing, according to Reuters.

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Wirex receives Georgia-based license, pursues US expansion

07 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Payments company Wirex has received its first money transmission license in the US from the State of Georgia Department of Banking and Finance.

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Diginex launches crypto exchange in Singapore

31 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Hong Kong-based Diginex has launched a cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore, where it currently operates under a ‘temporary exemption’ from licensing. 

Diginex, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, Singapore, temporary exemption, license, Hong Kong, Nasdaq, EQUOS.io, crypto trading, spot trading, blockchain, Payment Services Act, 8i Enterprises Acquisition, Major Payment Institution

Mastercard expands crypto card partner program; Wirex becomes first crypto member

21 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard has expanded its cryptocurrency program, with payments platform Wirex becoming the first cryptocurrency-native platform to be granted a Mastercard principal membership.

Wirex, Mastercard, crypto, payment cards, mobile app, Bitcoin, e-money license, crypto card partner program

Currencycloud secures e-money license from Dutch Central Bank to help drive European expansion

15 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Global payments platform Currencycloud has secured an e-money license from the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank), allowing it to continue operating across the EU. 

Currencycloud, e-money license, Dutch Central Bank, Europe, expansion, payments, cross-border payments, fintech

Switzerland-based YAPEAL partners with Marqeta for digital wallet

09 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Fintech startup YAPEAL has launched a new digital wallet, powered by US-based Marqeta’s card issuing platform. 

YAPEAL, Marqeta, Switzerland, US, United States, digital wallet, fintech, startup, card issuing platform, fintech license, FINMA, Visa, debit card, personal finance, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, token

Moneycorp receives e-money license in Dublin for EU expansion

03 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Moneycorp Group, a UK-based foreign exchange and payments company, has obtained an e-money and MiFID license to operate in Dublin, Ireland.

MoneyCorp, e-money, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, Central Bank of Ireland, E-money license, online payments, Brexit

Société Générale to acquire challenger bank Shine

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

Société Générale has announced acquiring France-based startup Shine for around EUR 100 million in an all-cash deal.

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Oxbury, ClearBank partner to provide banking solutions to British farmers

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

UK-based fintech Oxbury has selected ClearBank’s cloud-based banking platform to gain full access to the UK payment schemes.

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TransferWise obtains FCA license for digital wealth

01 Jul 2020 | Payments General

UK-based payments provider TransferWise has secured an FCA license for regulated investment activities, announcing plans to enter the digital wealth management space.

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After securing credit license and EUR 20 mln funding, Memo Bank to launch business bank

26 Jun 2020 | Payments General

France-based startup Memo Bank has announced plans to launch publicly to serve business customers and small and medium companies.

Memo Bank, business bank, credit license, funding, SME, ACPR, European Central Bank

Spanish fintech UNNAX obtains the triple license under PSD2

26 Jun 2020 | Payments General

UNNAX, a provider of Open Banking solutions in the Spanish market, has obtained a triple license (registration number 6719) from the Bank of Spain.

Fintech, UNNAX, license, PSD2, Open Banking

Online casino and sportsbook BETZEST partners with payment provider CashtoCode

10 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

Online casino and sportsbook Betzest has partnered with payment service provider CashtoCode to offer real-time transactions for the Europe-based online gaming industry.

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