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  • Frisco VC firm makes three investments with $1M fund February 23, 2021 9:39 pm Bizjournals Investment firm Aptive Capital launched last year with the mission of supporting “emerging global talents and entrepreneurs.” Now, it’s following through on that with three new investments in African startups. After putting out a call last June for early- …
  • Access Bank Begins Assistance for New Businesses February 23, 2021 9:30 pm PM News New Access Bank Headquarters and its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe   The Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF), an initiative of Access Bank Plc has commenced its accelerator programs. The initiative is set to empower emerging startups, with mentorship …
  • Westpac signs SocietyOne up to digital banking-as-a-service February 23, 2021 9:16 pm iTnews Australia Westpac has signed peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne on as the second user of its digital banking-as-a-service platform. The platform is built on UK-based 10x Future Technologies' core banking stack, which allows Westpac to offer white-labelled banking …
  • Celebs including A-Rod and Ciara are getting into SPACs. What could go wrong? February 23, 2021 8:25 pm CNN "You can love that person as an athlete, but don't confuse that with knowing and understanding how to run a SPAC and a SPAC process," former TD Ameritrade (AMTD) CEO Joe Moglia told CNN Business. Moglia chairs a SPAC that unveiled an $800 …
  • MLO, Ops Jobs; Underwriting, Loss Mit, Broker, Corresp., Jumbo Products; VA, FHA, Ginnie Changes February 23, 2021 7:25 pm Mortgage News Daily MLO, Ops Jobs; Underwriting, Loss Mit, Broker, Corresp., Jumbo Products; VA, FHA, Ginnie Changes (To listen to the audio version of today’s commentary, please click here.) Being home schooled was the goodest thing I ever did! Disparities in mortgage …
  • eftpos launches FinTech advisory committee to give fintech a ‘voice’ February 23, 2021 5:35 pm iTWire Debit card provider eftpos has launched a FinTech advisory committee in collaboration with FinTech Australia, designed to give fintechs a direct say in how they can access and leverage the eftpos payments network for the “betterment” of Australia’s digital …
  • Spring Labs Looks to Reboot Credit Ratings Infrastructure February 23, 2021 5:12 pm LABJ Events Adam Jiwan’s Spring Labs offers an alternative to traditional credit bureau models. Photo by Ringo Chiu. Springcoin Inc., which does business as Spring Labs, is a relatively small company, but it has historic ambitions.   The Marina del Rey-based business …
  • Cloudstar Adds FinTech & Mortgage Consulting Services February 23, 2021 5:00 pm EIN Presswire Bridging the gap between technology and mortgage operations JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Cloudstar rolls out new mortgage and fintech consulting department to service lenders. The department is bringing together …
  • Alyssa Phillips of HCR Wealth Advisors Joins Charles Schwab Technology, Operation and Services Board February 23, 2021 5:00 pm EIN Presswire LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Chief Operating Officer of HCR Wealth Advisors, Alyssa Phillips, has joined the Charles Schwab Technology, Operation and Services Board. As a Board member, Phillips …
  • Blockchain IoT Market Size of USD 6.52 Billion by 2025 Registering a CAGR of 93.4% | Global Blockchain IoT Market to Thrive by Promoting Transparency February 23, 2021 4:34 pm Tradingcharts.com Pune, Feb 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Global Blockchain IoT Market Overview The global Blockchain IoT Market is estimated to register 93.4% CAGR over the forecast period (2018-2025), according to Market Research Future (MRFR). It was valued at …
  • NXTsoft Provides Secure Enterprise API Connectivity Solution... February 23, 2021 2:54 pm SF Gate - California NXTsoft is offering a secure enterprise API connectivity solution for financial institutions that enables financial institutions to work with one vendor for all connectivity needs Connectivity is autonomous meaning the financial institution’s connectivity …
  • Ideanomics and Solectrac Announces Expansion of Its Tractor Reservation Campaign February 23, 2021 2:14 pm EIN Presswire As demand has grown quickly for Solectrac's all-electric tractors, customers can now reserve their place in the production line NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Solectrac, Inc. (Solectrac), a portfolio company …
  • TELUS contributes $85 million, representing 5% of profits, to charities in Canada February 23, 2021 2:00 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of TELUS’ passion to make the future friendlier for all Canadians and citizens across the globe, TELUS is proud to announce that it gave five per cent of its pre-tax profits -- more …
  • Crypto Asset Rating, Inc. plans to Launch its Real Estate Tokenization Asset Platform (RETAP)! February 23, 2021 2:00 pm EIN Presswire Crypto Asset Rating Inc opens new doors for real estate industry with Real Estate Tokenization Asset platform to provide vast opportunities for global investors NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Real Estate …
  • MC Payment launches on Catalist February 23, 2021 1:44 pm Singapore Business Review The fintech company is the first digital payments services firm listed on the SGX. Online transactions platform MC Payment debuted on the Singapore Exchange on 22 February, with an estimated market cap of $139m. It's listing through Catalist was …
  • Hasura Releases Enterprise Grade Features so Developers Can Build Mission-Critical Applications Faster February 23, 2021 1:05 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hasura, the data access infrastructure company, today announced that it has released version 2.0 of its popular open source GraphQL Engine. The release now enables organizations to simultaneously deploy REST …
  • Veriff expands to Latin American market and partners with Kueski February 23, 2021 12:39 pm EIN Presswire Veriff, a global identity verification provider is partnering with Kueski, one of the fastest-growing fintech platforms in Latin America. NEW YORK CITY , USA, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Veriff, a global identity verification …
  • Former Soccer Star Tim Cahill Joins Victory Square Technologies Portfolio Company GameOn Entertainment Technologies as Strategic Advisor February 23, 2021 12:30 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Square Technologies Inc. (“Victory Square”) (CSE:VST) (OTC:VSQTF) (FWB:6F6) portfolio company, GameOn Entertainment Technologies. (“GameOn'' or” or the “Company“), the leader in …
  • AppTech Corp. Engages Innovations Realized LLC to Optimize Operations and Growth Strategies February 23, 2021 11:00 am GlobeNewswire, Inc. CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AppTech Corp. (“AppTech”)(OTC: APCX), a fintech company, announced today that the company engaged Innovations Realized LLC (“IR”) to oversee the market definition and delivery of several key fintech …
  • Kinara Capital get $10 mn funding from IndusInd Bank; also 100% guarantee from US Int’l DFC February 23, 2021 10:44 am The Hindu Business Line Kinara Capital on Monday announced securing $10 million from IndusInd Bank with a 100 per cent guarantee from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). “This is part of a debt and equity round of ₹100 crore, with equity contributions …
  • Indian start-up ecosystem witnesses $106-billion value creation by 44 unicorns February 23, 2021 10:42 am The Hindu Business Line The Indian start-up ecosystem has seen $106-billion worth value-creation by 44 unicorns, including MakeMyTrip, InMobi, Paytm, Ola, BYJU’S, Cars24, Razorpay, Swiggy, and Zomato, among others, which in turn has created 1.4 million direct and indirect jobs. …
  • Blockchain IoT Market Size of USD 6.52 Billion by 2025 Registering a CAGR of 93.4% | Global Blockchain IoT Market to Thrive by Promoting Transparency February 23, 2021 10:30 am GlobeNewswire, Inc. Pune, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Blockchain IoT Market Overview The global Blockchain IoT Market is estimated to register 93.4% CAGR over the forecast period (2018-2025), according to Market Research Future (MRFR). It was valued at USD 124.58 …
  • FDI down 27.4pc to $1.145bln in Jul-Jan February 23, 2021 10:19 am The News International KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign direct investment (FDI) fell 27.4 percent in the seven months of this fiscal year, hurt by dropping investor confidence in the economy due to the stalled International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan programme and slippage in global …
  • Opera launches Hype; its new dedicated chat service built into the popular Opera Mini browser available now in Kenya February 23, 2021 10:16 am African Press Organization Hype will first launch in Africa, where Opera (www.Opera.com) has nearly 150M MAU, with Kenya as the pilot market; With Hype, Opera reimagines the chat experience, with content sharing as a key feature; Opera Mini, with more than 100M users worldwide, …
  • Signing of a USD 25 Million Line of Financing Agreement between the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and JSCB “Uzbek Industrial and Construction Bank” February 23, 2021 10:16 am African Press Organization Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-idb.org), and Mr. Sakhi Annaklichev, the Chairman of the Management Board of Uzbek Industrial and Construction Bank (JSCB), signed a USD 25 …
  • Can credit unions really solve Britain's high cost credit shortage? February 23, 2021 9:43 am Daily Mail A company which began life in 1985 as a way for serving police officers to pool their Christmas savings might not sound like the ideal recipient a £200,000 prize aimed at developing a new generation of fintech lenders. Yet that is exactly what happened to …
  • Pandemic gives extra momentum to cashless drive in Japan February 23, 2021 7:00 am Japan Times Wallets packed with ¥1,000 notes along with ¥100 and ¥10 coins — Japanese people’s love for bills and coins has long been a hindrance to the creation of a cashless economy. But with more people avoiding physical cash amid the COVID-19 pandemic, digital …
  • ‘We’ll do the right thing’: Tyro assures customers as it trims losses February 23, 2021 6:32 am WAtoday “We stand behind the product we sold and we’ll do the right thing,” he said. “I’ve got to say [the outages] did not sit comfortably with me or the team at Tyro.” Tyro estimated the financial impact of the outages was $3 million in direct logistics and …
  • Westpac flags more fintech deals after SocietyOne tie-up February 23, 2021 6:30 am WAtoday Westpac’s head of business development Macgregor Duncan said fintechs would also benefit from access to the bank’s regulatory and compliance resources, adding investors should brace for more deals to be revealed this year. “Since the Afterpay announcement …
  • Fintech Brex applies for bank charter, hires Silicon Valley Bank exec Bruce Wallace to head it February 23, 2021 6:16 am Bizjournals By Mark Calvey  –  Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times Feb 22, 2021 Brex Inc. has joined the growing number of fintechs seeking their own bank charters, announcing Friday it was seeking regulatory approval to establish Brex Bank, an industrial …
  • The Funded: Coinbase's value hits $100B ahead of public offering February 23, 2021 6:16 am Bizjournals Feb 22, 2021 Updated Feb 22, 2021, 12:15pm PST Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Inc. has reportedly hit a valuation of $100 billion in advance of its expected public offering later this year. Investors purchasing the private San Francisco company's …
  • MobiKwik hires advisers to set ball rolling on IPO February 23, 2021 2:30 am Mint MobiKwik is also in talks with a few more investment banks to bring them on board to manage the initial public offering (IPO), said one of the two people cited above. “They will go for a domestic IPO." Several Indian startups in the fintech and …
  • Zomato's valuation crosses $5.4 billion, after raising $250 million February 23, 2021 1:14 am Business Standard Food delivery giant Zomato has raised another $250 million in primary fundraise from existing and new investors, ahead of its expected initial public offering (IPO) this year. Info Edge (IE), which is an existing shareholder in Zomato said in a stock …
  • Border tensions: Funds from China down to a third of 2019 February 23, 2021 12:56 am The Indian Express Continuing tensions at the border and measures adopted by the government to check investments by Chinese firms and funds have significantly impacted the flow of investments from China into India over the past year. Data from Venture Intelligence, which …
  • Victory Square Technologies Inc. Portfolio Company GameOn Entertainment Technologies Inc. Announces Upsizing of Its Previously Announced Private Placement for Up to an Aggregate of $3 Million Due to Strong Investor Demand February 23, 2021 12:01 am GlobeNewswire, Inc. /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Square Technologies Inc. (“Victory Square”) (CSE:VST) (OTC:VSQTF) (FWB:6F6) …
  • Capture the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Fintech with the ENTR ETF February 22, 2021 11:42 pm ETF Trends Fintech is one of the premier disruptive technologies. For investors chasing access to the broader industry, the ERShares Entrepreneurs ETF (ENTR) is a strong exchange traded fund to consider. ENTR tries to reflect the performance of the Entrepreneur 30 …
  • Global fintech investments record $30.4 billion during first nine... February 22, 2021 11:39 pm Peninsula Qatar Doha: Investors poured US$30.4 billion into fintechs globally in the first nine months of 2020, according to the Qatar Fintech Report 2021 released today by the Qatar Financial Centre and Refinitiv. Although with the MENA region accounted for less than 1 …
  • ICT spending to reach $9bn by 2024 February 22, 2021 11:39 pm Peninsula Qatar Doha: Qatar offers FinTechs worldwide substantial opportunities domestically as an unsaturated market with ICT spending expected to reach $9bn by 2024. Qatar is accelerating the development of its FinTech ecosystem and is making significant strides in this …
  • Looking to launch or grow a business? Triangle Startup Guide adds more resources to menu February 22, 2021 11:36 pm WRAL 5 - North Carolina WRAL TechWire’s exclusive Triangle Startup Guide is continually growing with new resources for local startups. Whether you’re looking for VC or angel funding, local coworking spaces or free networking events, the Triangle Startup Guide has all the …
  • A Smart Crypto Plan Spells Good News For PayPal Stock February 22, 2021 10:28 pm InvestorPlace There’s an interesting side note from PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) that I think bears discussion. It’s regarding cryptocurrency and how those assets will (and won’t) affect PayPal stock. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com As you may recall, PayPal issued …
  • Sokin announces partnership with Mastercard in South Asia to expand fixed-price payments February 22, 2021 10:06 pm Lanka Business Online Sokin, the new generation fintech payment firm, has signed a partnership agreement with Mastercard in South Asia to provide its fixed-price payment services in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the Maldives. Sokin is the only global payments provider …
  • Apex Clearing To List On NYSE Through Merger With SPAC Northern Star Investment Corp. II: What You Need To Know February 22, 2021 9:55 pm Benzinga A SPAC run by former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles announced a planned merger with Apex Clearing Holdings on Monday. The SPAC Deal: Apex Clearing Holdings will go public via a merger with Northern Star Investment Corp. II (NYSE: NSTB) in a deal …
  • FinServ Acquisition Corp. II Announces Closing of $300,000,000 Initial Public Offering February 22, 2021 9:30 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. New York, NY, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FinServ Acquisition Corp. II (the “Company”) announced today that it closed its initial public offering of 30,000,000 units, including 3,500,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ over …
  • CORRECTION: Canadian Platform, Livelii, is Raising $1M To Help Build the Future of Insurtech and Fintech February 22, 2021 9:25 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please note this release clarifies a statement in the second paragraph from the prior release issued on February 9, 2021 by Livelii. The corrected release follows: Livelii, Canada’s first community-based platform …
  • Naseeff Ramzi, CEO of Bitcoin Simplified Reports on Bitcoin Investment February 22, 2021 8:18 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. London, UK, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week Bitcoin marked its highest rally and climbed to $52,600. The respective cryptocurrency has proved the potential many-a-times in the past decade to its investors. Bitcoin, which has outperformed every …
  • TraDigital IR Partners with Proactive Investors to Sponsor ONE2ONE Virtual Investor Forum on February 23, 2021 February 22, 2021 8:17 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. The Virtual Conference will Showcase 3 Unique BioTech Companies from 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET New York, NY, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- TraDigital IR, a leading investor relations, corporate communications and digital media firm, which …
  • Bursa Malaysia Eyes Collaborations with Fintech Companies February 22, 2021 7:10 pm Al Bawaba Bursa Malaysia Bhd is seeking out opportunities to collaborate with fintech (financial technology) companies or other strategic partners to strengthen its value proposition, thus increasing its agility and efficiency. Chief executive officer Datuk Muhamad …
  • Mastercard, MTN Accord Customers Easy Global Payments February 22, 2021 5:58 pm Ghana MMA MASTERCARD AND MTN have announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely. Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) …
  • M&T Bank Agrees To Acquire People’s United Financial In Latest Tie-Up Of Regional Lenders February 22, 2021 5:44 pm Forbes Topline Buffalo-based M&T bank said Monday it will acquire People's United Financial in a $7.6 billion deal, marking another merger of regional lenders seeking to scale and better compete with the largest U.S. banks as low interest rates cut into …
  • JOOR Expands Payment Capabilities with SEPA and ACH Partnerships February 22, 2021 5:21 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today JOOR, the world’s industry-standard wholesale management platform for fashion, beauty and home, has announced an extension of the company’s Payments platform by launching partnerships with SEPA (Single Euro …
  • British financial technology is now called Wise February 22, 2021 5:04 pm Weston Forum Wise Chef Christo Karman Ten years ago Fintech started transferring money. But the company has long been in a wider position. (Image: Wise) London Transferwise is now called Wise. British fintech announced the new name on Monday. “We started with …
  • Quantifying Greatness? Breaking Down the Legendary ARKK ETF February 22, 2021 4:44 pm ETF Trends The ARK Innovation ETF (NYSEArca: ARKK) is a powerful force in the world of actively managed ETFs providing exposure to disruptive growth themes. “Companies within ARKK include those that rely on or benefit from the development of new products or services, …
  • Resilience And Continuity: Guiding The CIO Strategy In 2021 February 22, 2021 4:19 pm Africa.com Following a tumultuous 2020, CIOs are likely to face a tough, albeit slightly more predicable 2021. Fikile Sibiya, CIO of e4 shares her view on the current state of play and what a roadmap for 2021 might entail. “While Covid-19 forced countries and …
  • Banking on the unbanked February 22, 2021 3:40 pm Bangkok Post Southeast Asia's fintech scene is going from strength to strength, with the regional industry valued at up to US$100 billion at the end of last year. Yet it has so far only produced a handful of unicorns -- startups valued at more than $1 billion. That …
  • Baptist Health Federal Credit Union to deliver a robust digital banking experience with Finastra February 22, 2021 2:33 pm Bob's Guide Combining Fusion Digital Banking and real-time payment services from Allied Payment Network, Baptist Health FCU will deliver an enhanced experience while reducing costs Lake Mary, FL, US – February 16, 2021 – Finastra today announced that Baptist Health …
  • TELUS awarded Fastest Mobile Network in Canada for seventh consecutive time February 22, 2021 2:10 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. TELUS also recognized as Best Mobile Coverage for the fourth consecutive time by Seattle-based Ookla TELUS download speeds clocked at a lightning-fast 72.8 Mbps by UK-based Opensignal TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At a time when network …
  • China imposes new restrictions on online lenders including Jack Ma’s Ant February 22, 2021 1:43 pm BusinessLIVE Beijing —  China’s banking regulator imposed new restrictions on banks and financial institutions working with online microlenders including those led by Jack Ma’s Ant Group, dealing further blows to one of the fastest-growing business segments for …
  • Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. Provides Investor Update February 22, 2021 1:31 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. NORTHRIDGE, CA, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  via NewMediaWire -- Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: IPSI) (“Innovative” or the “Company”), a Southern California based fintech company focused on building a 21st century digital payment solution …
  • Victory Square Technologies Inc. Portfolio Company GameOn Entertainment Technologies Inc. Announces C$1.5 Million Non - Brokered Private Placement February 22, 2021 1:00 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ GameOn is planning to list in Q1, 2021. GameOn has recently strategically beefed up its Board and Advisory Council bringing on noted and respected …
  • SurgePays Adds Jay Jones, Seasoned Telecom and Software Development Executive, to its Board of Directors February 22, 2021 1:00 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. BARTLETT, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SurgePays, Inc. (OTCQB: SURG) (“SurgePays” or the “Company”), a fintech company building a next generation supply chain network that can offer wholesale goods and financial services for the underbanked …
  • RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. RevoluPAY Targets North America February 22, 2021 1:00 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. (TSX-V: REVO), (Frankfurt: IJA2) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has successfully launched the USD and CAD multicurrency and aesthetically …
  • Saudi Central Bank launches instant payment system February 22, 2021 12:42 pm Trade Arabia The Saudi Central Bank (Sama) has launched the instant payment system “sarie” as part of a series of Sama-led initiatives to promote the national payments' ecosystem and to enhance its infrastructure. Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Fahad bin Abdullah …
  • Tweeq partners with Mastercard and Paymentology February 22, 2021 12:42 pm Trade Arabia Tweeq, a Saudi fintech which aims to provide a feature-rich spending account for individuals and SMEs, has signed exclusive partnership agreements with Mastercard and Paymentology, a leading cloud-based issuer payment processor. The partnerships will …
  • Borrowell Raises $25 Million in New Funding and Completes Acquisition of Refresh Financial February 22, 2021 12:00 pm GlobeNewswire, Inc. TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Borrowell, Canada’s leading credit education company and one of its largest financial technology (fintech) companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Refresh Financial, a leader in providing …
  • How digital solutions helped India’s small merchants serve customers in lockdown February 22, 2021 11:24 am Economic Times For small businesses, the Covid-19 pandemic was more than just a storm in a teacup, says Karan Shah, director, Society Tea. Economic activity has since picked up, and a reading of the tea leaves, Shah reckons, portends a digital future. “Given the …
  • Small business lender Kinara Capital secures $10 million from IndusInd Bank February 22, 2021 11:24 am Economic Times BENGALURU: Bengaluru-based small business lender Kinara Capital on Monday announced securing $10 million million (Rs 74 crore) from with a 100 per cent guaranty from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This is part of a debt and …
  • Can digital finance deliver social value to European citizens? February 22, 2021 11:01 am Times of Malta In our fast-paced lives, we rarely stop to consider in detail the issue of social value when it comes to major transformations in the market economy. Last year’s BBC Reith Lectures, delivered by the former Governor of the Bank of England, highlighted this …
  • Gulf Capital Successfully Completes the Sale of Its 70% Stake in Turknet, the Leading Turkish Broadband Provider February 22, 2021 9:43 am Al Bawaba Gulf Capital, a leading growth markets alternative investment firm, today announced that it has successfully completed the sale of its 70% stake in Turknet Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (“Turknet” or the “Company”), the leading alternative internet service …
  • Fintech app Plum opens offices in Cyprus February 22, 2021 9:10 am Cyprus Mail London-based fintech app Plum has opened a regional office in Nicosia, with the aim of hiring close to 20y employees on the island within the next few months. Plum is a money management app, with its core feature being the ability to automatically save a …
  • Panel to highlight future of EdTech post Covid-19 February 22, 2021 8:44 am Trade Arabia Investment in Education Technology has been surging worldwide. However, despite its great potential, there has been a relative lack of EdTech investment in the Mena region.   The Kingdom of Bahrain, in line with Vision 2030, has been accelerating digital …
  • Lenders to tie up for digital banking infra February 22, 2021 7:56 am Mint The lenders are looking to pool in resources to set up a Digital Banking Infrastructure Corp. to facilitate tie-ups with fintech companies and develop software for doorstep banking and co-lending, one of the bankers said on condition of anonymity. The idea …
  • Nudge partners with Monoova in payment processing deal February 22, 2021 6:24 am iTWire Sydney-based savings fintech Nudge is partnering with payments provider Monoova in a deal the company says will enable it to deliver faster payments-processing times and offer a broader feature set to its “growing base” of Australian savers. According to …
  • Top 5 Best Performing Penny Stocks On The Q1 2021 Watch List February 22, 2021 6:17 am Financial Content These Were The Top Performing Penny Stocks So Far In Q1 2021Each quarter we update our list of penny stocks with new names. These include companies listed on major exchanges like the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange. The list of penny stock also includes …
  • Crypto conundrum: Digital Currency future seems vague in India February 22, 2021 4:49 am Economic Times Even as the world's largest and most popular cryptocurrency is making headway, the question of regulation looms large in India. At present, the meteoric rise of Bitcoins can be attributed to continued interest by major corporates. Now, more and more …
  • Coinbase Valued At $100 Billion, More Than CME, ICE, CBOE And Nasdaq February 22, 2021 4:13 am Investing.com Bitcoin's explosive price surge in the past year which has pushed its market cap well over $1 trillion for the first time, has not only benefited the cryptocurrency and its peers, but has sent shockwaves across downstream sectors which cater to …
  • Maharashtra to create incubation centre for startups near Mumbai with Nasscom February 21, 2021 11:38 pm Economic Times Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said Maharashtra is planning to set up a large incubation centre for startups near the financial capital soon to give a boost to new-age enterprises. The state is also determined to make Mumbai as one of the …
  • Rishi Sunak plans new Tech Visas to boost UK fintech: Report February 21, 2021 6:11 pm Mint LONDON : Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is planning to lay out details of new fast-track "Tech Visas" in his Budget statement next month as part of efforts to boost the UK's financial technology industry, according to a UK media …
  • Citigroup may divest Korean banking subsidiary February 21, 2021 3:42 pm Korea Herald A view of the exterior of the Citibank corporate headquarters in New York, New York, US, May 20, 2015.(Reuters) Citigroup has been mulling divestiture of its South Korean banking subsidiary, among other international consumer units, but is treading …
  • Banks Closed in Myanmar as Anti-Coup Protests, Financial Chaos Continue February 21, 2021 3:17 pm Voice of America HONG KONG - Myanmar’s banking sector continues to be in chaos as mass anti-coup demonstrations saw armored vehicles patrol the streets in the city of Yangon this past week.   Since the military takeover at the beginning of February, professionals from a …
  • UK fintechs seek 'cure for Brexit' in Lithuania February 21, 2021 3:16 pm Digital Journal Thanks in part to Brexit, Lithuania is becoming a fintech hub as a growing number of UK-linked digital financial companies are getting licences there so they can continue to operate in the European Union. The Baltic eurozone state with a population about a …
  • How bitcoin is like a teenager February 21, 2021 2:24 pm CNN The euphoria that's swept through markets certainly plays a role, as investors chasing returns in a low-interest world eye alternative investments. But a spree of recent announcements has also made clear that cryptocurrencies are entering a new phase …
  • Fintech Affirm Reveals that 43% of New Users Prefer the Firm’s Pay Over Time Services as it Helps them Stay Within Budget: Survey February 21, 2021 12:37 pm Crowdfund Insider Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), the first Fintech firm of 2021 to complete a traditional (non-SPAC) initial public offering, notes that its research team frequently looks at why shoppers pay over a period time with Affirm. Recently, their surveys revealed important …
  • Fintech and Marketing Services Provider Kasasa Partners NYDIG to Bring Bitcoin Offerings to Diverse Network of Community Institutions February 21, 2021 12:36 pm Crowdfund Insider February 20, 2021 @ 3:43 pm By Omar Faridi Kasasa, an financial technology and marketing services provider, has teamed up with NYDIG in order to bring Bitcoin (BTC) offerings to its diverse network of community institutions and their clients. Patrick Sells …
  • Search for solutions motivates ‘optimist’ Jordaan February 21, 2021 8:52 am BusinessLIVE Investments that align with Michael Jordaan’s focus on fintech include Bank Zero, which he co-founded and is due to launch in a few weeks BL PREMIUM 21 February 2021 - 00:05 NICK WILSON Michael Jordaan, chair of Bank Zero and a tech-savvy entrepreneur, is …
  • Help, I’m an Ulster Bank customer. What do I do now? February 21, 2021 8:27 am The Irish Times First things first. If you’re an Ulster Bank customer, there is nothing you have to do immediately. The bank has said that it will continue “to offer a full banking service in our branches, online and through normal channels for existing and new customers …
  • IIIT-Hyderabad launches PG certificate in IoT and smart analytics February 21, 2021 3:08 am The Indian Express The International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad today launched a postgraduate certificate course in Internet of Things (IoT) and smart analytics. The course will be offered in the online mode in partnership with TalentSprint, an NSE …
  • Done with CAT? Here’s why you should consider MBA analytics February 21, 2021 3:07 am The Indian Express — Written by Prof Abhradeep Maiti MBA aspirants in India are done with the Common Admission Test (CAT), now it’s time for the aspirants to decide on their course for the next year or two. There are more opportunities to pursue an MBA (PGP) in Analytics in …
  • IGNOU launches MSc in Environmental Science February 21, 2021 3:07 am The Indian Express The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) launched the Master of Science in Environmental Science degree programme from January 2021 academic session. The course is being offered by School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies at …
  • India’s first Digital Varsity comes up in Kerala February 21, 2021 3:07 am The Indian Express Kerala took a major step forward in its progress towards a knowledge society with the inauguration of the country’s first Digital University, based in Technocity at Mangalapuram near here on Saturday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan presided over the …
  • Upcoming ITES policy to focus on right ecosystem for technology companies: Maharashtra CM February 21, 2021 2:16 am The Hindu Business Line The proposed Information Technology and Information Technology Enabled Services (IT/ITES) policy of Maharashtra will focus on creating the right ecosystem for technology companies along with incentives for innovation, research and development, …
  • How Can I Start Saving for Retirement? February 21, 2021 1:53 am The Sundial Branded Content by Cosmic Press If you are a young college student, you need to start thinking about your future. You regularly meet with your advisors to make sure that you have a firm plan of action when it comes to your core schedule. Then, you are …
  • Betting on Gaming Stocks Podcast Episode 9: Interview with Henry James, CEO and Founder of Espo February 20, 2021 10:23 pm Tradingcharts.com Feb 20, 2021 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - Investor Ideas) Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - February 19, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global investor news source releases today's edition of the Betting on Gaming Stocks …
  • The Past Week's Notable Insider Buys: More Biotech IPOs, Bumble, Fiserv And More February 20, 2021 9:05 pm Financial Content Insider buying can be an encouraging signal for potential investors, especially when markets face uncertainty. Biotech stocks and secondary and initial public offerings were well represented this week. A couple of chief executive officers also stepped up …
  • REPX announces the listing on Cyprus Stock Exchange Emerging Companies Market February 20, 2021 8:55 pm EIN Presswire The Reputation Exchange Plc (REPX) is pleased to announce the formal listing of all its 3’121’692 outstanding shares on the CSE Emerging Companies Market. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, February 20, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The Reputation Exchange …
  • No more fomo: top firms turn to VR to liven up meetings February 20, 2021 8:25 pm The Guardian Staff at accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers have been holding meetings in odd places: the top of skyscrapers, inside swanky penthouse apartments and even luxury ski chalets. All without leaving the comfort of their own homes. That is the new normal …
  • Gosling’s Pilot Project To Accept Digital Dollars February 20, 2021 7:40 pm Bernews To celebrate the opening of their renovated flagship retail location on the corner of Front and Queen Streets, Gosling’s Limited has “entered into a pilot project with Canadian FinTech company Bidali to accept digital Bermuda Dollars for payments.” A …
  • Why Democrats Are Fighting Over an Obscure D.C. Bureaucrat February 20, 2021 6:08 pm Government Executive Burnt buildings were still smoldering when Bill Clinton toured South Central Los Angeles, the historic center of the city’s Black community, in early May 1992. The presidential candidate had flown cross-country from the East Coast as the city was being …
  • Bitcoin marketing agencies need to act more responsibly February 20, 2021 6:07 pm EIN Presswire The need for crypto marketing agencies to conduct due diligence on clients to prevent potential fraud and market manipulation. LONDON, UK, February 20, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The crypto space continues to gain momentum as more brands begin …
  • K-Pop, K-Qurantine and K-DeFi, and the Korean DeFi "Oracle Perceptron" that will be a New Standard in the World February 20, 2021 5:55 pm EIN Presswire SOUTH KOREA, February 20, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- “currency digitalization which world is paying attention, Korea, where suggests various standards for world realizes the real value of blockchain network and suggests standards to apply in the …
  • 15 Fastest-Growing Fintech Companies February 20, 2021 5:10 pm Insider Monkey In this article, we mention the 15 Fastest-Growing Fintech Companies in the world. If you want to skip our discussion of the growth of the fintech industry and recent trends in the sector, go directly to the 5 Fastest-Growing Fintech Companies. Increasing …