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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.

Wirex, license, US, Department of Banking and Finance, money transmission license, cryptocurrency, spending card, exchange, app, crypto-compatible debit card, contactless, crypto rewards scheme, Visa, Cryptoback

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.

Société Générale, freelancer, challenger bank, banks, Shine, France, startups, Daphni, Kima Ventures, XAnge, freelancers, debit cards, cards, invoices, banking license

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.

Oxbury, ClearBank, banking, banking license, cloud banking platform, fintech, payments, lending, Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland, farm business, Oxbury Bank Platform, API, OxP, Oxbury Farm Credit

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.

TransferWise, FCA license, digital wealth, payments, regulated investment, FSCS, Nutmeg, MoneyBox, Wealthify, Moneyfarm, banking service, debit card, borderless account

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.

Betzest, CashtoCode, Europe, eal-time payments, credit card details, i-gaming, MGA license, Live Betting, E-sports, Virtual Sports

Central Bank of Spain grants PSD2 license to RevoluPAY

27 May 2020 | Payments General

RevoluGROUP Canada has announced that RevoluPAY has been granted the Pan-European PSD2 license by the Central Bank of Spain. 

Central Bank of Spain. PSD2 license, RevoluPAY, Open Banking, payments, banking

Revolut obtains approval from Australian Securities and Investments Commission

26 May 2020 | Payments General

UK-based challenger bank Revolut has received the approval from Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to operate in Australia.

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MoneyGram teams up with E9Pay

20 May 2020 | Online Payments

MoneyGram, a cross-border P2P payments and money transfers service, has partnered with with E9Pay, a money transfer and payment fintech companies in Korea. 

MoneyGram, partnership, Korea, fintech, E9Pay, cross-border, P2P, payments, money transfer, network, Southeast Asia, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS, Woori Bank, Shinhan Bank, Korea Post, Kyongnam Bank, Sentbe, Overseas Remittance Business No. 1 License, Ministry of Economy and Finance, MOEF, Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, China

Apian raises EUR 11.5 mln in Series A funding

06 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Switzerland-based challenger bank, Alpian, has closed a Series A funding round worth EUR 11.5 million. 

Switzerland, fintech, startup, Apian, challenger bank, banking license, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, digital, disruptive technology

N26 secures USD 100 million in Series D

05 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Germany-based fintech startup N26 has extended its Series D round with another USD 100 million of funding at the same valuation of USD 3.5 billion. 

N26, Germany, fintech, startup, Europe, US, Brazil, UK, challenger bank, license, debit card, contactless, payments

Falcon Private Bank could lose Swiss banking license

29 Apr 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based Falcon Private Bank has announced that it may lose its Swiss banking license following its connection to the 1MDB scandal.

Falcon Private Bank, Switzerland, banking license, 1MDB, Financial Market Supervisory Authority, money laundering, transactions, Singapore, Hong Kong

RBC reveals AI and NFC identity verification solutions

17 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has announced that it is using artificial intelligence and near-field communications (NFC) tech to verify clients’ identities when opening an account in branch digitally.

RBC, launch, digital identity verification, government, Canada, mobile app, passport, driver’s licenses, bank

SecureKey Technologies, Onfido to provide real-time photo ID verification

13 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Onfido has announced a partnership with identity and authentication solutions company SecureKey Technologies

SecureKey Technologies, Onfido, photo ID, verification, identity documents, passports, drivers’ licenses, personal information, financial institutions