Fintech News America

TransUnion Taps Spring Labs to Bring Credit Data to Public Blockchain Networks

Blockchain-based data-sharing platform Spring Labs announced that is bringing TransUnion’s identity and credit data on-chain to help accelerate Web 3

Read More

MoneyGram Announces Minority Investment into Coinme

MoneyGram International announced that they have completed a strategic minority investment in Coinme, a cryptocurrency cash exchange in the U.S.

Read More

Checkout.com Appoints Meta’s Former Exec Meron Colbeci as New CPO

Checkout.com has announced the appointment of Meron Colbeci as its Chief Product Officer. Colbeci is the former head of consumer

Read More

Thoma Bravo Takes Bottomline Private in US$2.6 Billion Acquisition Deal

Software investment firm Thoma Bravo has inked a deal to acquire payment and invoice management platform Bottomline Technologies in an

Read More

Mexican Fintech Clara Clinches Unicorn Status With US$70 Million Series B

Mexico City-based end-to-end corporate spend management solution Clara has secured US$70 million in a Series B equity financing round. The

Read More

90% Of North American Consumers Manage Money Through Financial Apps: Report

Mastercard released a new report today, The Rise of Open Banking, demonstrating the mainstream adoption of technology to power smarter,

Read More

Klarna and GoCardless to Power Bank Debit Payments in the US

Global buy now pay later (BNPL) solution provider Klarna has partnered with UK-headquartered account-to-account payments solution provider GoCardless. The partnership

Read More

Visa Invests in LATAM Open Finance Platform Belvo’s US$43 Million Series A

Visa has invested in Mexico City-headquartered open finance API platform Belvo through its US$43 million Series A. The two companies

Read More

B2B Cashflow Solutions Provider Tradeshift Fetches US$200 Million

San Francisco-headquartered B2B e-invoicing and accounts payable automation company Tradeshift has raised over US$200 million in funding from existing and

Read More

Tiger Global Leads US$60 Million Series B for Blockchain Firm TRM Labs

US blockchain intelligence company TRM Labs has raised US$60 million in a Series B funding round. Tiger Global was the

Read More

Jumio Acquires 4Stop For End-To-End Identity Solutions

US-based online mobile payments and identity verification company Jumio is acquiring strategic partner and KYC, compliance and fraud prevention solution

Read More

Republic to Acquire Seedrs in US$100 Million Deal to Expand Its Europe Footprint

US-based private investment platform Republic will be acquiring European online private investment platform Seedrs for about US$100 million. The deal

Read More

Moody’s Acquires Passfort and 360kompany to Boost Its Onboarding Solutions

Global integrated risk assessment firm Moody’s Corporation is acquiring two European providers of onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) technology

Read More

Colombia Fintech: Underdeveloped Wealthtech, Banking Tech Sectors Are an Opportunity

In Colombia, underdeveloped fintech segments including investment management/wealthtech and banking infrastructure represent a market opportunity for Swiss fintech companies, which

Read More

Blockchain.com Acquires Argentinian Crypto Company Sesocio

Blockchain.com has acquired SeSocio, one of the largest crypto companies in Argentina and one of the most prolific across Latin

Read More

In Guatemala, Incumbents Tap Fintech Specialists to Ramp up Tech Capabilities

In Guatemala, incumbent banks are teaming up with fintech startups to benefit from their technological advancements, enable a seamless digital

Read More

Former Citi Exec Launches US$1.5 Billion Crypto Investment Vehicle

Founded by former Citi’s head of structured products Matt Zhang, crypto-focused investment firm Hivemind Capital Partners has launched its debut US$1.5

Read More

Digital Currency Group to Move Headquarters From NYC to Stamford

Bitcoin and blockchain investor Digital Currency Group (DCG) will be relocating its headquarters from New York City to Stamford, Connecticut.

Read More

Mastercard to Extend Real-Time Payments to Latin America With Arcus Acquisition

Mastercard has acquired Mexico-based Arcus Financial Intelligence to support bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America.

Read More

Crypto Payments Infrastructure Provider MoonPay Bags US$555 Million Series A

MoonPay, a crypto payments infrastructure provider, announced it has closed a $555 million Series A financing round led by Tiger

Read More

El Salvador Plans World’s First ‘Bitcoin City’ Funded by US$1 Billion ‘Bitcoin Bond’

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced plans to build a world’s first “Bitcoin City” situated near a volcano that will

Read More

Crypto Exchange Gemini Raises US$400 Million Valuing It at US$7.1 Billion

Gemini, a cryptocurrency platform, announced a US$400 million growth equity round which is its first-ever outside financing, pushing the company’s

Read More

Peru Fintech Industry Grew 16% This Year; COVID-19 Accelerates Adoption of Digital Financial Services

Peru’s fintech industry has been growing consistently these past years, surging to 171 fintech companies operating locally, as of September

Read More

Mastercard Finalises Acquisition of Danish Open Banking Firm Aiia

Mastercard announced it has completed its acquisition of Aiia, a Danish open banking technology provider that offers single and secure

Read More

ConsenSys Raises Valuation to US$3.2 Billion With Us$200 Million Fundraise

Blockchain firm ConsenSys announced the close of a US$200 million financing round, bringing its valuation to US$3.2 billion. New investors

Read More

Credit Card Startup Upgrade Raises US$280 Million Series F, Now Valued at US$6 Billion

Upgrade, Inc., a fintech company that offers affordable and responsible credit and mobile banking to mainstream consumers, announced that it

Read More

MoneyLion Acquires MALKA Media to Accelerate Customer Growth

US-based neobank MoneyLion announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. The

Read More

Investment Firm Paradigm Launches New US$2.5 Billion Crypto Fund

Paradigm, a crypto-focused investment firm based in San Francisco, announced a new US$2.5 billion venture fund to continue funding next

Read More

Canadian Corporate Card Startup Float Secures US$30 Million Series A

Float, a Canadian all-in-one corporate card and spend management solution, announced that it has closed US$30 million in Series A

Read More

SafeBreach Secures US$53.5 Million in Series D Funding Round

Breach and attack simulation startup SafeBreach announced that it has raised US$53.5 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s

Read More

Popular Posts

New Report Sheds Light on Booming Challenger Bank Market

The challenger bank trend first emerged in Europe and has progressively gained traction in all parts of the world. Today,

Read More

Uber Starts with Uber Money

Uber introducing Uber Money, a team within Uber working on financial products and technologies that deliver additional value for the

Read More

Microsoft Launches Money in Excel Personal Finance Solution

Fintech applications have given people more control over their personal finances in a myriad of ways, whether it’s paying bills,

Read More

Top 20 Neobanks of 2020

Fintech intelligence startup WhiteSight has released its selection of 2020’s top 20 neobanks based on growth and valuation. The list

Read More

Google Pay Plans to Offer Digital Bank Accounts

Google is expanding its plans to offer digital banking services in the United States (U.S.) by partnering with several banks

Read More

Rapyd Expands Card Acquiring Capabilities in Europe

Rapyd, a fintech-as-a-service company, announced a major expansion of its European platform, adding end-to-end card acquiring capabilities to its payments

Read More

Credit Suisse Starts with AccessFintech, A Global Internal Exception Network for Trade Settlement Issues

Credit Suisse announces the internal launch of AccessFintech’s trading exception management solution. Following a successful pilot, Credit Suisse has gone

Read More

8 Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

Throughout the years, the US has produced some of the world’s leading fintechs including popular names such as Acorns, Affirm,

Read More

No Fee Samsung Money Card Starts This Summer

Samsung Electronics America, unveiled Samsung Money by SoFi, a new mobile-first money management experience that brings a cash management account

Read More

Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

Fintech is gaining momentum in the US with US$12.9 billion raised so far this year, as of Q3’19, already surpassing

Read More

Top 10 Most Valuable Fintechs Across North America and Europe

PitchBook, a software-as-a-service company that delivers data, research and technology covering the private capital markets, has released its list of

Read More

Top 5 Global Fintech Investors: From Q2 2019 to Q2 2020 and Where They Invested

Sequoia Capital, 500 Startups, Ribbit Capital, Accel and Global Founders Capital (GFC) were the five most active fintech venture capital

Read More