Fintech News America

EMTECH Joins The Digital Dollar Project’s Inaugural Sandbox

CBDC solutions provider EMTECH has been selected as one of four technical vendors participating in The Digital Dollar Project’s (DDP)

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BNPL Firm Ratio Raises US$11M Funding and US$400M Credit Facility

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions company Ratio has raised U$11 million in venture funding and a US$400 million credit

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CYBERA Raises Additional US$5M to Disrupt Financial Cybercrime

CYBERA Global Inc. has secured an additional US$5 million in what it says was an oversubscribed equity round led by

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BNPL Players Need to Pivot Now as Lenders’ Profit Margins Shrink

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a report offering key insights on the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) industry.

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Brazil’s EBANX to Expand Payments Solutions to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria

Brazilian payments company EBANX announced plans to expand its operations and payments solutions outside Latin America for the first time

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Payments Group PayU Finalises Acquisition of Colombia’s Ding to Expand to LATAM

Netherlands’ PayU has received the endorsement of Colombian regulatory authorities to acquire local electronic payment and deposit specialist Tecnipagos, better

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16 Highlights From the United States’ First-Ever Digital Assets Framework

US government agencies have submitted nine reports to date in response to President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development

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Asset Management Platform Ethic Raises US$50M Series C From UBS Next

New York-based asset management platform Ethic has closed a US$50 million Series C funding round led by the Jordan Park

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Bottomline Acquires Nexus Systems to Boost Its Paymode-X B2B Payments Network

Payments solutions provider Bottomline has acquired real estate payments software company Nexus Systems for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition will

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J.P. Morgan to Acquire Renovite to Bolster Its Payments Modernisation Strategy

J.P. Morgan has signed an agreement to acquire payments technology company Renovite to bolster the firm’s payments modernisation strategy and

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Americas Attracts US$39.4B in Fintech Investment in 1H 2022 With 1,430 Deals

Despite a dip in quarterly investment to US$22.7 billion, the Americas saw a record 806 deals in Q1’22, according to

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Top 16 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Q4 2022 in the US

Home to more than 150 fintech unicorns, the US is a fintech powerhouse and one of the world’s biggest fintech

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Dominican Republic Sees the Rise of a Thriving Fintech Sector

In the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is seeing the emergence of a burgeoning fintech industry, a thriving ecosystem that has

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Digital Banking and Insurtech Among Fastest-Growing Fintech Segments in Latin America

The fintech ecosystem in Latin America (LatAm) has risen quickly over the past couple of years with sustained growth observed

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OneSpan’s Mobile Security Solution Snags the 2022 SC Award

Digital agreements security company OneSpan announced its Mobile Security Suite (MSS) has earned the coveted title of “Best Mobile Security

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The Super App Model May Not Be Suitable for the US Market

Super apps may be widely popular in Asia and quickly gaining ground in Africa and Latin America (LatAm), they have

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FIS Rolls Out New Central Infrastructure Payment Solution

American multinational company FIS has launched its new central infrastructure payment solution, RealNet Central, to help central banks transform their

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Adyen Rolls Out Its Very Own Terminal Range Designed In-House

Dutch payments firm Adyen announced the launch of its first in-house designed terminals which was designed to facilitate diverse payment

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Remitly to Acquire Israel Remittance Startup Rewire

Remitly Global, a global digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families, announced that it has signed a definitive

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Votorantim and Temasek Set Up US$700 Million Fund to Invest in Brazil

Venture capital firm Votorantim and Singapore’s Temasek announced a strategic partnership to explore new investment opportunities in growth capital in

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CME Group to Launch Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures

CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced it plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering with the introduction

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Meta: Digital Collectibles to Showcase NFTs on Instagram

Starting this week on Instagram, Meta is testing digital collectibles with select US creators and collectors to share NFTs that

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Binance and Mastercard Launch Prepaid Card in Argentina For Everyday Purchases

Binance and Mastercard announce the launch of Binance Card in Argentina to bridge the gap between cryptocurrencies and everyday purchases.

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Stori Becomes Mexico’s Newest Unicorn

Stori, a rapidly growing fintech company offering credit card products to Mexico’s underserved population, today announced its latest round of

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Wealthtech Tifin Acquires SharingAlpha’s Professional Investor Community

TIFIN, a fintech platform using artificial intelligence (AI) and investment-driven personalization to shape the future of investor experiences, announced its

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Adyen Goes Live With Tap to Pay on iPhone

Adyen has officially launched Tap to Pay on iPhone, which allows businesses to use iPhones to accept contactless payments without

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Foreign Fintech Companies Flock to Peru

Peru’s fintech industry is expected to get a boost this year, driven by favorable regulatory developments and rising demand for

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Argentina Paves the Way for Open Banking

In Argentina, the central bank is paving the way for open banking, introducing new regulation and initiatives to encourage digital

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Bank of America Makes Strategic Investment in iCapital to Deepen Partnership

iCapital, a fintech platform for alternative investments and investors, announced that the Bank of America has made a strategic investment

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US Infrastructure Fintech Prime Trust Raises $107m

Prime Trust, a leading provider of financial infrastructure for fintech and digital asset innovators, announced that it has raised over

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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