Primer, a U.K. fintech that wants to help merchants consolidate their payments stack and easily support new payment methods in the future, has quietly raised £3.8 million in funding.
Payvision, a global fintech and omnichannel payments provider, announced today that it has appointed Andre Valkenburg as its new CEO.
Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has tapped Switzerland-based digital solutions provider Avaloq to help further improve customer experience through shorter turnaround time.
The head of what is arguably private equity’s most successful technology investment firm — Vista Equity Partners — made a rare appearance on Meet The Press to discuss the steps that the country needs to take to help minority-owned businesses recover from the economic collapse caused by the COVID-19 epidemic.
AskRobin, an Estonia-founded fintech that operates a financial services marketplace for “underbanked” customers in Latin America, has picked up $1.7 million in funding.
The global fintech industry is at an inflection point, with revenues set to grow from $150 billion in 2018 to $500 billion in 2030, according to research from UBS.
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed an agreement with open banking solutions provider Volt Technologies Limited, allowing GiG to offer Volt’s payment solutions to its customers.
Robinhood said on Monday it has raised $280 million in a funding round that valued the online brokerage at $8.3 billion as it benefits from new signups amid increased market volatility and stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus.
Fintech startup N26 now has a proper funding war chest to face the economic downturn. The Berlin-based startup has extended its Series D round with another $100 million of funding at the same valuation of $3.5 billion. In total, N26 has raised $570 million as part of its Series D round.
Visa and Safaricom have agreed a deal which will connect the Kenyan telecom operator’s M-Pesa financial services platform with Visa’s global network of merchants and cards.
Financial marketplace GoBear today announced that it has acquired the Singapore-based AsiaKredit, an end-to-end digital consumer lender.
APEXX Global (‘APEXX’), the leading global payments platform, is pleased to announce a wide-ranging partnership with the Open Banking digital money platform, Volt.
In Latin America’s fast-growing but still developing fintech sector, the impact of COVID-19 is already being felt. Smaller banks are under pressure to digitize, given the current widespread isolation measures. Many of them are turning to fintechs for help and may come out of this crisis with better digital offerings than they had prior.
Financial technology company FIS has set up a venture arm with a goal of investing up to $150 million in promising fintech startups over the next three years.
SICPA today announced the commercial launch of its SICPASTAR® Hot Stamp secure color-shift solution, which provides enhanced security for plastic cards and value documents, including credit cards, birth certificates, vital records and other high-value documents.
Just as investors are getting to grips with the importance of environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) to their investment strategies, economic orthodoxy has gone out of the window as the world fights to control the coronavirus pandemic.
Chip, a UK-based auto-saving app, says it has raised the UK’s largest equity crowdfund since the lockdown began on Crowdcube. Despite the economic uncertainty of coronavirus, Chip managed to raise £2.6 million from 4,240 investors, surpassing its £1 million target “within hours”. It has more than 10,000 shareholders to date.
COVID-19 is pushing companies to accelerate their innovations in a matter of weeks rather than years, such as accepting mobile payments or giving their brick-and-mortar store an online presence
Yolt, the ING-backed smart money app, has connected its application programme interface (API) to American Express. The fintech says its app has more than 95% API coverage in the UK, which includes the country’s nine largest high street banks, as well as challengers Monzo and Starling.
Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, today announced they have signed an agreement to be the preferred payment processor for Visa to bolster the Visa Fintech Fast Track Program in the Middle East region.