Payments

May
18

Singapore fintech firm launches ‘first digital platform’ for trade finance assets

An MAS-backed fintech firm, CCRManager Pte Ltd, on Tuesday launched what it says is the first digital platform for the distribution of international trade financing, transactions now handled mainly by phone and email. CCRManager Pte Ltd, which received a grant from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Sector Development Fund, is supported by 16 financial […]

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May
18

Fintech startup Telr raises $3 mn

Mumbai-based fintech startup Telr has bagged Series-B funding of $3 million from Innovations East, a fund managed by people with experience in marketplaces and online payments. Founded in 2014, Telr is a payment gateway aggregator of multiple payment methods like cards and online banking, offering a set of unified APIs and tools that enable businesses […]

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May
18

Fintech unicorn Transferwise achieves first profit

U.K. financial technology (fintech) firm Transferwise claimed it has achieved its first operational profit six years after it was founded in London by Chief Executive Taavet Hinrikus and his fellow Estonian Kristo Kaarmann. The global fintech unicorn, which means it is a start-up valued at more than a billion dollars, is a currency exchange that […]

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May
16

Mobile wallets to disrupt UAE payments sector

Get ready for it. The use of mobile wallets as a means of payment will perhaps be the biggest disruption the financial sector in the UAE has ever seen. But old habits die hard. According to UAE Central Bank figures, about 75 per cent of transactions in the country are made in cash. In fact, […]

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May
15

Remitano announces a new worldwide remittance service based on Bitcoin

Remitano, a Vietnamese platform that helps people trade bitcoin quickly and securely, has expanded its services to include a new offering to help users make international remittance. Using its current Escrow platform, Remitano users will be able to transfer funds quickly and securely across Vietnam, Malaysia, China, Australia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and India.   Remitano […]

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May
04

This guy is quickly but quietly building Sweden’s next fintech giant

Johan Tjärnberg is quietly building a fintech business that may prove as successful as Klarna. During 2016, his payments company, Bambora, grew 20% to revenues of SEK 2 billion. “Sales will increase even more this year, by as much as 30%, and we’ve been profitable from the start,” Johan Tjärnberg told Breakit. Bambora is a […]

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Apr
27

ChimpChange growth supercharged by U.S. tax season

ChimpChange Limited, Australia’s only listed digital banking platform, is pleased to present its March 2017 quarterly report on business progress. Strong organic growth supercharged by the U.S. tax refund season The Company delivered strong growth across all areas of its business and continued to confirm the opportunity in the US market for an innovative tech-driven […]

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Apr
26

Interest in FinTech services highest among younger tech savvy users

The financial services industry has, since the financial crisis, found itself operating in a rapidly evolving environment, as regulatory requirements, customer expectations, new technologies and new FinTech entrants create a perfect storm of change. A new report finds that uptake of FinTech propositions differs considerably between generations and other groups, and that trust in the […]

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