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DeFi Conference 2020 The Rise of Decentralized Finance

The DeFi Conference 2020 hosted by Bitcoin Events happening this Wednesday, 5 August, will showcase the tremendous growth and rise of DeFi projects over the last year.

Group Futurista geared up to launch its 4th Futurecast Webinar Series of Reimagining Digital Identity during COVID-19

After three grand successful series of webinars, Group Futurista is organising its fourth in the ‘Futurecast Webinar Series” - Reimagining Digital Identity during and after COVID19 Vol.2.0 on 30th July 2020, in Partnership with AXA, JP Morgan and MasterCard.

Amsterdam fintech BUX becomes largest neobroker in Europe

BUX launched its zero-commission investing app to French users, making it the first neobroker of its kind in the market.

WeLab rolls out numberless debit card with Mastercard

Hong Kong's virtual bank, WeLab Bank, has announced a partnership with Mastercard to launch a numberless debit card to offer greater convenience to customers.

What crisis? Mollie, Kinder, Ginger and Payaut prove why fintech is Amsterdam’s growing industry

Fintech in Amsterdam is alive and kicking. In a recent report, Dealroom calculated there are over 8,250 fintech jobs in the city. The industry added 2,000 jobs in the last three years, making it Amsterdam’s top producer of new jobs.

Revolut extends Series D round to $580 million with $80 million in new funding

Fintech startup Revolut just announced that it has raised $80 million as part of its Series D round that it announced in February. The new influx of funding comes from TSG Consumer Partners.

Mastercard Accelerates Crypto Card Partner Program, Making it Easier for Consumers to Hold and Activate Cryptocurrencies

Wirex Becomes First Native Cryptocurrency Platform to Be Granted Principal Membership License

Barcelona-based Payflow raises €1.6 million to provide financial wellbeing and to disrupt payroll

Payflow, the Spanish startup offering financial well-being, has closed its first funding round of €1.6 million in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Konsentus partners with open banking API provider Ozone

Konsentus announced that it has partnered with open banking API provider Ozone to deliver an end to end solution accelerating PSD2 open banking adoption.

Nethone expands leadership team with new COO and Head of Business Development

Nethone’s leadership bolstered by an ex-McKinsey & ex-Samsara COO Mateusz Czech, and a payments-veteran Head of BD from the largest French acquiring bank Groupe BPCE, Patrick Nickel-Drexler.

RevSpring expands merchant services to offer complete payments solution, advancing collection of patient payments

RevSpring, the leading provider of patient engagement and payment solutions, has expanded its Merchant Services offering with an integrated payment facilitation program.

Privacy.com, a virtual payment card startup, raises $10.2M in Series A

Virtual card payment startup Privacy.com has raised $10.2 million in a Series A fundraise, the company announced Wednesday.

UK fintech Fidel API expands North American presence with US move

London-based startup Fidel, the financial API provider whose clients include British Airways, Royal Bank of Canada and Klarna, has expanded to the US to help developers build applications and services that connect with a user’s payment card.

Australian fintech Avenue announces new CEO to boost launch of challenger SME bank

Australian fintech Avenue is preparing to launch a dedicated bank for small business after securing former Commonwealth Bank executive George Confos as CEO and launching a Series B funding round.

Budgeting fintech Wildcard shutting down

In an email to customers, budgeting and transaction app Wildcard has announced it's closing its doors on 14 August

Robinhood Raises $320 Million En Route to $8.6 Billion Valuation

The mobile trading and investing platform announced this morning that it has secured $320 million in additional funding. Combined with the $280 million the company raised earlier this year as part of its Series F round, Robinhood now has raised more than $1.5 billion in capital and sports a valuation of $8.6 billion.

Challenger and neo-banks from Brazil. What makes them different?

Brazil is a giant, but when it comes to challenger and neo-banks is has become a titan amongst titans. Not only is there a sizable number of contenders in this list—24 challenger and neo players to be precise—, Brazil also happens to be home to the undisputed world champion of neo-banking; Nu Bank.

Lloyds Bank adds subscription management service to its mobile app, in partnership with Minna Technologies & Visa

Lloyds Bank announced today the addition of a new subscription management service to its mobile banking app, in partnership with Swedish FinTech Minna Technologies and Visa.

Fintech startup Lanistar raises £15 million

Lanistar, a personal financial management startup founded in 2019, has raised £15 million to support its forthcoming commercial launch in Winter 2020.

Legal entrepreneur founds trailblazing FinTech

The owner of a law firm has co-founded a new FinTech firm Manchester with his marketing chief.