In the July 2017 PYMNTS Digital Banking Tracker find the latest news on biometrics and new FinTech players and a provider directory with 198 industry players, including 10 new additions.
Bill.com, the business payments company, announced that it is working with Commerce Bank to what it says transform business payments.
Game on. That’s the message U.K. challenger Atom Bank has for competitors, as it seeks to reinvent banking with lessons taken from the video game industry instead of traditional banks. Atom’s COO Stewart Bromley, speaks with PYMNTS about why the company is turning to non-banking industries for development inspiration.
Starling Bank, the digital-only U.K. bank, has now added Apple Pay support as an online payment method, which means customers can add their Starling debit card to Apple Wallet.
When it comes to mobile banking, there’s often a massive gap between big bank experience and what smaller regional operators and credit unions can offer. Urban FT — with its just-announced acquisition of iParse — thinks it can bridge that gap. CEO Richard Steggall tells Karen Webster why — and how they hope to make it happen.
Turns out millennials are not the different-kind-of-banking-breed some had thought. It also turns out the much-vaunted social media generation is less inclined to use social media than you’d think.
French startup Qonto said that businesses can now open a bank account on its website, with customers able to access digital and mobile banking services for a monthly fee.
Bank Leumi has launched Pepper, a digital banking venture that will initially offer current individual accounts and later move into securities and mortgages, as well as joint banking options.
Starling Bank, a mobile-only bank that became the first in the U.K. to launch a new current account, has joined the Faster Payments scheme to provide real-time payments for its clients.
Spend smartly and carry a big social impact. PYMNTS speaks with Andrei Cherny, CEO of digital financial firm Aspiration, about the company’s new AIM scoring tool and helping customers realize their own purchasing power.
Monese, a fintech startup based in London that has a mobile banking app, added a new feature to its offering that is aimed on taking on traditional banks.
Varo Money, the digital banking fintech that has investment backing from Warburg Pincus, filed for a national banking charter and deposit insurance, putting the Trump administration’s policy to extend bank charters to fintechs to the test.
SWIFT has announced news that 22 global banks recently joined its blockchain proof of concept (PoC) initiative, which is part of the company’s global payments innovation (gpi) service aimed to “re-arm the correspondent banking system for a new age of technological disruption.”