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Isetan launches shopping app with in-store personnel assistance capabilities

News | Ecommerce | 25 Nov 2020

Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings has launched an app that enables customers to purchase items, combing the in-store and online shopping experiences.

Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Japan, product launch, mobile app, online shopping

Many fintechs simply want to survive in 2021, study reveals

News | Payments General | 24 Nov 2020

The priority for one in ten fintech firms over the next year is survival, according to FinTech Connect’s FinTech State of Play Benchmarking Report.

FinTech Connect, FinTech State of Play Benchmarking Report, fintechs, Wirecard scandal, Brexit, study, UK, digital transformation, pandemic,

UKRSIBBANK announces partnership with financial wellbeing startup Dreams

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2020

Dreams has announced a strategic partnership with Ukrainian commercial bank UKRSIBBANK, a subsidiary of French international bank BNP Paribas Group.

UKRSIBBANK, partnership, financial wellbeing, Dreams, finance

Brits voice frustrations with manual account onboarding and authentication during COVID-19

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Nov 2020

Onfido, the global identity verification and authentication provider, has announced the results of its survey 'Customer attitudes to digital identity: meet the expectations of tomorrow'.

Onfido, identity verification, survey, research, consumer behaviour, UK, COVID-19, biometrics, IDV

JP Morgan to launch digital bank in UK

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Nov 2020

US investment bank JP Morgan has announced plans to launch of its digital consumer platform and challenger bank in the UK.

JP Morgan, Chase, UK, digital banking, challenger bank, AWS, consumer banking, online banking

Ukheshe, Mastercard's Accelerate programme participant in South Africa, set to acquire Oltio

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Nov 2020

South Africa-based Ukheshe, a digital fintech platform provider, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Oltio.

Ukheshe, Oltio, Masterpass, Mastercard, QR, South Africa, cards, mobile payments, partnership,

Banking apps surpass social media's popularity amid pandemic

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Nov 2020

Mastercard has conducted research on people, including older generations, flocking to mobile and online banking amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mastercard, UK, banking, app, social media, popularity, pandemic, online banking, mobile banking, COVID-19

Gemini chooses ClearBank for UK banking services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Nov 2020

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank has been selected by cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini as its UK banking services provider. 

Gemini, ClearBank, UK, banking, cloud, clearing bank, cryptocurrency, crypto assets, Faster Payments, CHAPS, FCA, EMI

FCA, Synthesized collaborate on initiative to fight fraud resulting from COVID-19

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Nov 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Synthesized, and a fraud prevention vendor have developed an initiative that plans to create new solutions to detect and prevent fraud and scams exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, UK, AI, synthetic dataset, digital banking, Synthesized, Covid-19, scams, fraud, fraud prevention

Zilch launches Snooze, allowing customers to delay the payment of instalments

News | Online Payments | 18 Nov 2020

UK-based fintech startup Zilch has launched Snooze, a feature that allows customers to delay the payment of their instalments.

Zilch, UK, Snooze, BNPL, buy-now-pay-later, instalment, payment plan, Mastercard, merchants, Amazon, Ebay, iTunes, Nike, ASOS

Sugi, powered by Moneyhub's API, launches in the UK

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Nov 2020

Sugi, an app that enables users to check the carbon impact of their investments, has launched.

Sugi, Moneyhub, API, UK, environmental data, carbon, Open Finance, data

Ascendant expands into the UK market

News | Payments General | 17 Nov 2020

US-based financial technology and global payments provider Ascendant has announced the expansion of its global operations with an entry into the UK market.

Ascendant, expansion, UK, fintech, payments provider, financial services

Key elements to be addressed for a richer payments ecosystem – interview with Nilixa Devlukia

Interviews | Payments General | 16 Nov 2020

The Paypers interviews Nilixa Devlukia, founder and CEO of Payments Solved, to learn more about payments and the journey from Open Banking to Open Finance

Nilixa Devlukia, Payments Solved, Open Banking, Open Finance, data, payments, consumer education, security, customer protection, interview

Advapay, Decta partner to provide card issuing solutions to fintechs

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Nov 2020

Digital core banking platform for fintechs Advapay and card issuing platform Decta have partnered to deliver a card issuing solution to digital banks and fintechs that use Advapay’s platform.

Advapay, Decta, UK, partnershio, card issuing, fintech, digital banking, platform, digital banks, Mastercard, virtual card, physical card, card, API

Iwoca looks to increase CBILS lending to GBP 200 mln

News | Payments General | 13 Nov 2020

UK-based fintech and participant in the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Iwoca has declared intentions to double the amount it lends through the government-backed loans.

Iwoca, UK, CBILS, lending, fintech, coronavirus, Bank of England, British Business Bank, SME

Afterpay introduces cross-border commerce for merchant partners

News | Online Payments | 13 Nov 2020

Afterpay has announced that its merchant partners can now offer their products to customers across the world.

Afterpay, merchant partners, merchants, ecommerce, Australia, UK, Canada, News Zealand, US, instalment payments, retailers

AI fintech startup ilumoni raises USD 450,000

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Nov 2020

lumoni, the fintech startup helping people to borrow and save on unnecessary interest and time in paying off debts, has raised USD 450,000 pre-seed investment.

ilumoni, investment, Open Banking, fintech, data, borrowing, UK

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Nuggets to enable self-sovereign digital identity solutions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Nov 2020

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and UK Fintech startup Nuggets have teamed up to enable the implementation of self-sovereign digital identity (SSI) solutions.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Nuggets, SSI, digital identity, self sovereign identity, partnership, UK, payments, blockchain

Crypto awareness and adoption in the UK is on the rise, survey reveals

News | Ecommerce | 12 Nov 2020

There is a sharp increase in crypto awareness and ownership in the UK, according to Plutus’ 2020 UK Consumer Payment Trends Survey.

Plutus, crypto, survey, debit cards, PayPal, UK, payment method, online shopping, payment methods

Fundraising platform TapSimple signs Cancer Research UK to support cashless donations

News | Online Payments | 12 Nov 2020

Fundraising platform TapSimple has added Cancer Research UK to its portfolio to help the charity raise funds using contactless technology.

TapSimple, donations, contactless payments, Cancer Research UK, UK, mobile app