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  • The Pandemic’s Push For The FI/FinTech ‘Win-Win’

    Tuesday 15th September - 4:00 am Anecdotal evidence has shown that the digitization of consumer habits began the day stay-at-home orders effectively shut down in-person interaction in the real world. Necessity being the mother of invention, consumers ...
  • Klarna Valued At $10.65B After $650M Funding Round

    Monday 14th September - 9:22 pm Private equity firm Silver Lake is leading a group in a $650 million investment in buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider Klarna, according to a press release. Sweden-based Klarna, which provides ...
  • NEW REPORT: Universities' Digital Onboarding Orientation

    Monday 14th September - 4:03 am Universities are still adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic’s wide-ranging effects on educational systems across the United States. Remote learning has become a much larger part of student life since the ...
  • Santander Expands, Spins Off FinTech VC Fund

    Friday 11th September - 2:05 pm Santander Expands, Spins Off FinTech VC FundBanco Santander is spinning off its FinTech venture capital fund into a new entity called Mouro Capital and is doubling its investment in the operation to $400 million, the Spanish ...
  • Venture Capitalists Revive Faith In B2B FinTech Startups

    Friday 11th September - 8:00 am B2B FinTech venture capital funding has been slow in recent weeks amid an environment in which investors overall are feeling hesitant. That’s bad news for startups, particularly as research from Biz2Credit ...
  • FinTech Startup Capitolis Nets $11M From Major Banks

    Thursday 10th September - 12:15 pm FinTechNew York-based Capitolis said in a press release that it had completed a funding deal with Citi, J.P. Morgan and State Street. Financial technology (FinTech) startup Capitolis designs and develops software ...
  • The Rise Of The Super App In Central America

    Thursday 10th September - 4:01 am For platforms offering a variety of services — courting sticky relationships with their end users — the holy grail is the super app. It’s a way to build an ecosystem, a ...
  • Banks And FinTech Team To Help SMBs Battle The Cash Flow Crunch

    Thursday 10th September - 4:00 am The small- and medium-sized business (SMB) ecosystem’s pace of digitization has been incredibly fast in the past six months — so much so that it disguises the fact that the ...
  • Mollie Is Latest Payments Tech Startup To Reach Unicorn Status

    Tuesday 8th September - 4:03 pm Mollie Tech Startup Attains Unicorn StatusDutch FinTech Mollie has just closed on $100 million in new financing, as the startup looks to expand internationally and pump additional money into product development and engineering. TCV, a major ...
  • Klarna’s Value Hits $10B With Latest Investment Round

    Tuesday 8th September - 1:39 pm Klarna’s Value Hits $10B With Latest InvestmentSwedish FinTech Klarna is aiming to raise $500 million as it looks to fuel the expansion of its growing digital payments and online shopping business in the U.S. market, a ...
  • Middesk CEO On Helping FIs And FinTechs Derisk KYB

    Tuesday 8th September - 7:01 am Middesk, onboarding, banking, digital banking, digital onboarding, FinTech, B2B, B2B payments, newsWhen the U.S. rolled out the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), it lifted the veil on one of the biggest friction points in business banking today. In the mad dash for ...
  • The Commercial Card Embraces A Season Of (Major) Change

    Monday 7th September - 4:01 am The year 2020 began inconspicuously — but in a few short weeks, everything changed. For businesses, the world market was thrown into volatility, yet soon, new opportunities emerged. In B2B payments, ...
  • Report: Deutsche Bank Withdrew From Wirecard Deal Over Price

    Friday 4th September - 3:48 pm Deutsche Bank AG is out. Bloomberg News reported the Frankfurt, Germany-based global investment bank and financial services company is no longer interested in buying Wirecard AG’s banking unit because it is ...
  • PayPal Launches iZettle Food & Drink In The UK

    Thursday 3rd September - 7:14 am PayPal has launched its iZettle Food & Drink app, the point of sale (POS) platform for iOS to support food and drinks service in the U.K. The app was crafted to ...
  • Checkbook Launches Virtual Cards After Joining Visa FinTech Program

    Wednesday 2nd September - 6:19 pm Conferma Pay, Visa Team For Virtual Card SpendCheckbook has joined Visa‘s FinTech Fast Track program and launched Virtual Cards, a program that will expand the reach of real-time payments, according to a press release. Fast Track provides startups, ...