Fintech Scotland, an independent body focused on enabling the country to achieve positive economic and social outcomes by promoting financial innovation, has joined forces with Fintech Alliance, a platform that intends to bring together the global FinTech community. As reported...
A study by S&P Global Market Intelligence predicts that e-commerce sites would spearhead the transformation of financial services in Southeast Asia. Reported by Fintechnews Singapore, the S&P research said digital and traditional banks’ use of e-commerce is “key” to...
In a bid to speed up international payments into the Philippines, payment network Ripple announced Tuesday, Feb 25, that its On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service will be used by London-based money sender Azimo as part of the latter’s remittance services...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced its intention to establish itself as a center of financial technology during the MEFTECH conference, reported Arab News. Ahmed Alkholifey, KSA’s Monetary Authority governor, said that the Kingdom is formulating a strategy...
Financial technology company Revolut made history as it became the most valuable fintech startup in the United Kingdom following its $500 million funding from the Series D investment round. The new amount brings the firm’s total valuation to a...
Fintech startups worldwide raised $33.9 billion in 2019, indicating a drop from the previous year’s total amount raised. In a report published by research firm CB Insights, it is said that fintech startups closed a total of 1,912 deals in...
Global payments network giant Rapyd announced a new agreement with Visa to expand business operations. The company signed the new partnership last Tuesday, Feb. 18, offering cross-border services market solutions. Under the new partnership, Rapyd will join Visa’s Fintech...
LendingClub, America’s largest peer-to-peer lending platform, made history on Tuesday by becoming the first U.S. fintech company to acquire a U.S. bank via a $185 million deal. In a press release, the fintech firm said it has entered into a...
South Korea-based crypto exchange firm Bithumb has recently partnered up with Bitmax, a crypto trading platform from Singapore. Coin Telegraph noted that this new alliance will give the South Korean company “Wall Street-Level fintech expertise.” The two are also...
Financial technology firm and Neobank Varo Money made a historical breakthrough as it gained the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) approval last February 10, 2020. The FDIC’s approval will allow the fintech company to provide customer deposit facilities for...

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