Digital Banking Weekly #56

2nd August 2020 - 9th August 2020

🏦 Google to offer co-branded accounts with 8 US banks 🔗 Read more

📱 Apple had finalised its acquisition of Canada-based payment acceptance solution provider Mobeewave in a bid to strengthen its contactless payment platform 🔗 Read more

🇦🇺 Report: Opening Banking Accounts in Australia – Neobanks 🔗 Read more

🏦 Mozper launches digital banking service for Latin American parents and kids 🔗 Read more

🗺️ PayU and Feedzai announce expansion of risk management partnership across EMEA and LATAM markets 🔗 Read more

🖊️ Mastercard collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate innovation across digital commerce and startup ecosystems 🔗 Read more

🎓 Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada has announced the creation of the country’s first FinTech-related qualification called the ‘Master of Financial Innovation and Technology’ (MFIT) degree🔗 Read more

🇹🇷 WeChat Pay was introduced to Turkey with a joint effort of the Turkish subsidiary of the ICBC and Tencent 🔗 Read more

📈 New York Stock Exchange listed firm MFAC to acquire neobank BankMobile, a subsidiary of Customers Bank 🔗 Read more

💸 TransferWise confirms new $5B valuation following $319M secondary share sale 🔗 Read more

🇬🇧 The Bank of England temporarily increased the capital requirements for Monzo as the challenger bank looked to raise funds earlier this year, according to the Financial Times 🔗 Read more

🛒 Klarna has launched followable Wish lists for shoppers, a new feature that allows customers to create, share, and follow shoppable Wish lists on the Klarna app 🔗 Read more

☁️ Huawei has launched a new Digital Payment Cloud Solution to help digital payment service operators build super app centered payment ecosystems 🔗 Read more

🇧🇷 Cross-border and cross-currency payments provider Western Union has announced a partnership with Banco SEMEAR in Brazil 🔗 Read more

🇰🇪 Kenya continues to build Islamic finance as its regional ‘competitive advantage’ 🔗 Read more

🇦🇺 DayTek Capital one step closer to becoming Australia’s first “Product Disruptive” bank 🔗 Read more

🇺🇸 BBVA USA announces collaboration with Google to offer digital bank accounts 🔗 Read more

🇷🇺 Tinkoff launches charitable scheme ‘Cashback to Give Back’ 🔗 Read more

🇦🇹 RegTech platform kompany accelerates growth with EUR 14 million new funding 🔗 Read more

🇮🇩 UOB launches digital bank TMRW in Indonesia 🔗 Read more

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