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Mobile payments, Paytech

Revolut Bridges Europe and Africa with New Mobile Wallet Payment Routes

May 28, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

After enabling customers in the UK and most European countries (EEA) to send money to Bangladesh (bKash) and Kenya (M-Pesa), now Revolut boosts its portfolio with payment corridors between Europe and Africa (Airtel, Orange Money, MTN). Customers can send money […]


Invest tech, Trading

Binance to Remove Certain Margin Trading Pairs

May 22, 2024

Via: Blockchain News

Renowned cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has announced plans to delist several margin trading pairs on its platform, according to a recent announcement on its official website. The process will take effect from 6:00 UTC, May 31, 2024. Details of the Delisting […]


Invest tech, Mobile payments, Paytech, RegTech

Visa and Mastercard Reaction as UK Payments Regulator Plans Crackdown on Fees

May 21, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The report reveals that over the past five years, scheme and processing fees have surged by more than 30 per cent in real terms, without corresponding improvements in service quality. Mastercard and Visa cards account for 95 per cent of […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

UAE start-up Dunes Financial acquires Be Mobile Africa’s tech assets

February 26, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

The deal, which is due to be completed by the end of Q2 2024 for an undisclosed sum, marks Dunes’ first public move since its exit from stealth mode, as the firm readies to unveil its new platform combining cryptocurrency […]


Invest tech, WealthTech

Quai Digital selects WealthOS as new strategic technology partner

February 23, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Founded in 2019 and backed by Barclays, WealthOS provides a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which it claims can help wealth managers achieve their “digital transformation three times faster and 40% cheaper” by providing them access to its integrated ecosystem of third-party […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

How Will the Cross-Border Payments Space Evolve in 2024? With Swift, OpenPayd, Chargebee and More

February 21, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Having reflected on what the top priority is for businesses looking to enter the cross-border payments space, we now turn our attention to the future, and how the sector will evolve in 2024. Practical improvements await Rachel Levi, global head […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Why Paypal Might Be Considering Offline Payment Soon

February 15, 2024

Via: Fintech News

PayPal, a dominant force in online payments, has been a pioneer in digital transactions since its inception in 1998. With its innovative platform, PayPal facilitates online shopping, peer-to-peer transfers, and international transactions with ease and security. However, as the financial […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

QuantumFy Brings Tailored Banking and Payments to MENA Through Expansion

February 14, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Aligning with its strategy to extend its reach into new emerging markets, QuantumFy’s collaboration with the MENA Fintech Association is a step towards leveraging its expertise in the region. QuantumFy specialises in tailored banking, payment, and investment technology solutions. It […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Finastra and Tesselate Partner to Help US Banks Automate Processes With Fintech Applications

February 13, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Tegula Trade Finance as a Service, powered by Finastra Trade Innovation and Corporate Channels, enables banks to integrate fintech applications that use the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and automation tools. Trade Innovation is an end-to-end solution […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

It’s time for core banking to get real

February 9, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

However, it was pointed out to me that I took something for granted, and in hindsight, it was a great observation. In today’s world, where we are used to online shopping and mobile payments, many are not only carrying less […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

NovoPayment Takes Next Step in Mexico With Mastercard Certification

February 6, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The Network Enablement Partner (NEP) programme is a Mastercard initiative that enables service providers — the vendors of Mastercard-licensed issuers and acquirers who typically have a fully indirect relationship with Mastercard — to play a pivotal role in expediting product […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Top 7 use cases of GenAI in FinTech

February 1, 2024

Via: Fintech News

In 2024, the fusion of AI and financial technology is not just a wave of the future – it’s a rapidly evolving present. Artificial Intelligence, especially the latest generation (Gen AI), is revolutionizing the FinTech sector, reshaping how we interact […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

State of play: payments

February 1, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

This month, Philip takes an in-depth look at payments. It’s no secret that payments is my favourite aspect of fintech. Judging the PayTech Awards is one of the highlights of my year as I get an early glimpse at how […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Kurdistan International Islamic Bank taps Azentio for iMAL core banking platform

January 26, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

The partnership will see KIB implement the latest version of Azentio’s Islamic core banking platform iMAL, which the vendor says will enable the Erbil-headquartered bank to “launch new and innovative Sharia-compliant products at an accelerated pace” across finance, investments, deposits, […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Global Mobile Wallet market to reach a valuation of US$ 138.5 billion by 2034, expanding at a 27.8% CAGR

January 25, 2024

Via: Fintech News

In 2023, it is estimated that the global mobile wallet market will be worth US$ 9.5 billion. It is anticipated that this market will be valued at US$ 11.9 billion by the end of 2024. The global mobile wallet market […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

PayTabs and Fintech Galaxy Target Payment Initiation Services in New Partnership

January 23, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

This partnership combines PayTabs payment orchestration infrastructure with Fintech Galaxy and its open banking capabilities to deliver solutions for SME’s and enterprises. These include streamlined account verification, swift payouts, and pioneering point-of-sale lending. Teaming up with PayTabs, the primary focus […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

SME lender FundPark doubles credit facility with Goldman Sachs to $500m

January 23, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

The expansion builds on an earlier $250 million ABS facility secured by the fintech in April 2022 through a deal that was led by Goldman Sachs as senior facility provider, and which also saw Integrated Alternative Credit Fund and Cypress […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

BNPL firm Billink fuels European expansion plans with $32m funding from Varengold Bank

January 23, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

The Gouda-headquartered payments provider says it will apply the funding to further the uptake of its BNPL solution among web-based sellers in the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium, as well as lay the groundwork for its eventual entry into the neighbouring […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Oracle strikes deal with Slovenia’s SID Bank for core banking and payments technology

January 22, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Established in 1992 and based in Ljubljana, SID Bank operates as a promotional development bank and export credit agency (ECA), providing insurance and financing on behalf of the Republic of Slovenia to promote internationalisation for the country’s export companies. As […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

US Cross-Border Payments Channels to Africa Bolstered by Onafriq and Alviere Partnership

January 19, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The importance of remittances and cross-border payments cannot be understated in Africa. According to the World Bank, remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa are expected to have increased by about 1.9 per cent in 2023 to $54billion. Onafriq selected Alviere for […]