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Visa considering partnering with crypto businesses

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Visa, a large payments processor, has announced it is considering partnership proposals from an increasing number of crypto companies.

Visa, fintechs, cryptocurrency, Visa fast track program, blockchain, crypto lending, partnerships

The UK Chancelor of the Exchequer extends CBILS

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

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

FIS, The Clearing House bring real-time payments to US financial institutions

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

FIS, a US-based financial services provider, has teamed up with The Clearing House to bring real-time payment processing (RTP) and settlement to small-to-mid-sized banks and credit unions along with their customers.

FIS, The Clearing House, real-time payments, banks, fintechs, RTP network, US, core banking systems, financial software

Open Banking reaches 2 mln UK-based users

28 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) has reported that after six months since the 1 million user milestone has been reached, the UK user base increased to 2 million.

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Philippines-based PayMongo secures USD 12 mln Series A led by Stripe

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Stripe has led a USD 12 million Series A round in online payment platform PayMongo, as announced by the startup.

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EBANX, Visa expand strategic partnership in Brazil

25 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

EBANX and Visa have extended their strategic partnership sealed by the Participation Agreement in the Money Transfer Merchant Program of Visa.

EBANX, Visa, local payment methods, merchants, payment processing, Latin America, fintech

Robinhood raises USD 660 mln in latest funding round

24 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Robinhood, the financial technology startup popularising trading among millennials, has increased its latest funding round from investors to USD 660 million.

Robinhood, funding, startup, financial technology, millennials, fintech

Kompli-Global rolls out new outsourced KYC offering

24 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Kompli-Global, the regtech AML specialist, has announced the launch of its outsourced KYC solution, Kompli-Outsource. 

Kompli-Global, regtech, AML, KYC solution, Kompli-Outsource, KYC, identity verification

Modulr, My Digital Accounts to improve payments options for UK remote workers

24 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

UK-based cloud-based contractor payroll software provider My Digital Accounts has partnered with the fintech Modulr to provide payment options to the UK’s flexible workforce.

My Digital Accounts, Modulr, digital workforce, fintech, payment options, online payments, gig economy, remote workforce, payroll, contractor website, freelancing, UK, United Kingdom,

DataMesh signs payment technology partnership with Peregrine

24 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

DataMesh has signed a contract with Peregrine, one of Australia’s largest retailers, to offer its full suite of financial payments products.

DataMesh, payment technology, Peregrine, retail, POS

Vanta fintech launches credit card for startups with Marqeta

24 Sep 2020 | Cards

Marqeta has announced that it has helped Vanta fintech to launch its next generation credit card for startups.

Vanta, fintech, credit card, startups, Marqeta

TrueLayer, sync. to introduce smart banking in France and Ireland

24 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fintech TrueLayer has extended its partnership with digital smart open banking app sync. to include France and Ireland.

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Mobitel, Fortumo to release direct carrier billing in Sri Lanka

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

Sri Lanka-based mobile service provider Mobitel and mobile tech company Fortumo have partnered to launch direct carrier billing in Sri Lanka. 

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Accelerated Payments reaches EUR 210 mln in funding

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

SME funding provider Accelerated Payments has reached EUR 210 million worth of invoice financing as it celebrates its third anniversary.  

Accelerated Payments, funding, Europe, SME, SME funding, invoice financing, invoices, fintech, America, Toronto, financial services, entrepreneurs, cash flow, invoice financing service, client portal, payments, SMEs trading, exporters, worldwide invoicing

Global networks and fintech: the future of emerging payments

24 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Soumya Dev Chakrabarty, Discover Global Network: To ensure seamless and secure transactions, partnership is key. That is why we rely on our partnerships with issuers, acquirers, and payment technology companies for enhanced customer experience

Discover Global Network, touchless payments, contactless, fintech, payment technology, payment method

Mobey Forum forms Payment Expert Group to boost future digital financial services

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Finland-based banking and fintech association Mobey Forum has launched the Payments Expert Group that will analyse the strategic options for banks in the payments landscape. 

Mobey Forum, Payments Expert Group, digital bank, online banking, banking and fintech, financial technology, Finland, Europe, business strategy, consultancy

Yandex agrees on USD 5.5 billion deal for Russian challenger Tinkoff Bank

23 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Russia-based fintech Yandex has agreed on a USD 5.5 bln deal to acquire online bank Tinkoff.

Yandex, Tinkoff, challenger bank, banking, online bank, digital bank, fintech, financial technology, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, Russian Federation, Russia

Goldman Sachs, Volante roll out cloud-based digital transaction banking

23 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based cloud payments and financial messaging service provider Volante Technologies and Goldman Sachs have announced a digital transaction banking service built entirely from scratch in the cloud.

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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.

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SpotOn raises USD 60 million in Series C funding

23 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

SpotOn Transact, a software and payments company, has announced USD 60 million in Series C funding led by DST Global.

SpotOn, funding, payment technology, POS, retail