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Category: Banking Tech


Banking Tech, LendTech

Challenger bank Tonik acquires paytech firm TendoPay

December 7, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Through the acquisition, Tonik aims to augment its lending portfolio and integrate payroll-enabled financial services into its operations. Launched in 2019, TendoPay offers services including virtual cards, prepaid health insurance cards, 0% interest purchasing loans, emergency cash loans, a personal […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

Keeping faith in net-zero banking in 2023 and beyond

December 6, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Severe summer droughts, extreme storms and much more have shown how new weather patterns threaten us. However, the energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine has made energy security even more of an issue than sustainability, and the poor […]


Banking Tech, Blockchain, Crypto, Mobile Banking

Coinmama Brings Account-to-Account Payments to Crypto Trading With TrueLayer Integration

December 1, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Coinmama is engaging with TrueLayer to achieve open banking account-to-account payments within its European exchange platform. The exchange has been at the forefront of the financial revolution ever since its 2013 inception when it allowed customers worldwide to buy bitcoin […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

Aave temporarily freezes lending markets to fend off further attacks

November 28, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

The lending markets were frozen right after its governance members passed a vote that aims to temporarily freeze assets considered to be volatile and have low liquidity. The assets included in the list are Yearn Finance (YFI), Curve Finance (CRV), […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

Metaverse of Entertainment Expected to Grow to Almost $29 Billion Driven by Consumer Spending by 2026, Study Says

November 15, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

The metaverse and its future adoption continue to be a matter of active research by market forecasting companies. A report issued on Nov. 11 by Technavio, a market research firm, has determined that the market size of the metaverse initiatives […]


Banking Tech, PayTech

Ireland is emerging as a global hub for payments

November 15, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

With banks subject to higher regulatory requirements, fintech and payments companies are at the forefront of technological innovation in financial services. As such, the fintech and payments sector has grown at an unprecedented rate and spawned companies in verticals of […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

ANEXT Bank announces embedded financing programme

November 3, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Singapore-based digital wholesale bank ANEXT Bank has unveiled its initiative to drive further industry collaboration to enable inclusive financing for SMEs. The initiative aims to improve and scale embedded finance for SMEs, making it easier for businesses to access financing, […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

UnionDigital Bank taps Thought Machine and Callsign to power its mobile app

November 2, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The UnionDigital Bank app, which is now live for a limited set of customers, is a subsidiary of the Union Bank of the Philippines, which is looking to expand the range of digital banking services available to Filipinos. It is […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

More Than Half of UK SMEs Believe Access to Finance Will Become Harder

October 27, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

The credit environment will be challenging for the foreseeable. Over the next three years, almost half (46 per cent) of SMEs believe accessing credit/finance/borrowing will get more difficult. This level of perceived difficulty rises to 64 per cent for those […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Mobile bank N26 launches cryptocurrency trading with Bitpanda partnership

October 20, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

The $9 billion-valuated German fintech N26 launched crypto trading on its mobile app. Starting from Austria and rolling out to other countries in the upcoming months, N26 Crypto will let its customers buy and sell 200 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

US-based card start-up Mercantile launches with $22m in hand

October 14, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The capital raised includes a $15 million Series A led by Index Ventures, with participation from seed investors First Round Capital, General Catalyst, SV Angel, Operator Partners, Box Group, among others. With the fresh funding, Mercantile plans to further its […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

UK fintech GoHenry lands $55m in fresh funding round

October 13, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Existing investors Edison Partners and Revaia took part in the round and Italian paytech Nexi joined in as a new investor. With the fresh capital, GoHenry intends to fuel its global expansion, with plans to launch Pixpay (which it recently […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Jiko wants to help companies park their cash in T-Bills as everyone yield hunts

October 6, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Jiko started its life as a mobile bank for consumers. But over time, the fintech startup has evolved its model – mostly fueled by demand – and is now making a push into corporate money storage. In 2020, Jiko made […]


Banking Tech, PayTech

The Payments Innovation Jury: “Payment Innovation: myths and realities”

October 4, 2022

Via: Fintech News

The Payments Innovation Jury today releases its 2022 global report titled: “Payment Innovation: Myths and Realities”, which reveals some surprising insights from senior decision makers across the industry. The 2022 report explores several key areas where payment innovation is currently […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

SME financing platform Rapid Finance acquires lendtech firm Thrive

October 4, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Designed for banks, non-bank lenders and credit unions, Thrive’s end-to-end digital lending tech boosts operational efficiencies in the origination and underwriting processes for both SMEs and consumers. The acquisition of the platform by Rapid Finance “represents a significant addition” to […]


Banking Tech, PayTech

Real-Time Payment Markets to Watch For 2022

October 3, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Indonesia is due to launch the BI-Fast real-time payments scheme in 2022, as part of the government’s Indonesia Payment System Blueprint 2025 vision to improve digital payments availability and adoption. It is a late entrant to real-time payments in the […]


Banking Tech, PayTech

PayU research: US demand not met domestically

September 28, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Online payment service provider operating in 50 emerging markets, PayU, has recently released its latest survey on the US customers, focusing on driving cross-border payments adoption in the country. According to the survey, there have been both obstacles and opportunities […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

FairMoney taps banking tech vendor Oradian to power next growth phase

September 22, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The credit-led digital financial institution will implement Oradian’s tech to power its next stage of product development and scale its existing solutions. FairMoney CEO Laurin Hainy says: “Our ultimate goal remains bridging the financial inclusion gap in emerging economies. “We […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

New family banking app Verity launches in MENA region

September 22, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Verity aims to help children eight years old and above develop their personal finance skills. The platform allows parents to control the main family account while giving each child the option to create and manage their own profile. Parents can […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Maslife’s Fintech Partner Provides Virtual and Physical Cards Supporting Mental and Financial Health

September 20, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

The Maslife-solution is based on documented research that mental and physical wellbeing has a huge impact on financial health. Maslife is combining payment and banking features with a mix of gamification and artificial intelligence to inspire users to make simple […]