30th August 2020 – 6th September 2020
🛍️ PayPal has launched Pay in 4, a short-term interest-free buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) instalment offering for merchants in the US 🔗 Read more
🏦 Jiko, which is led by former Goldman Sachs trader Stephane Lintner, has bought Minnesota-based Mid-Central National Bank 🔗 Read more
🇸🇦 Hakbah, an alternative financial saving platform based in Riyadh, today announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Visa 🔗 Read more
🇧🇷 Nubank, the Brazillian challenger which sailed past the 25 million customer mark in June 2020, has landed $300 million in fresh funding 🔗 Read more
🇰🇷 Standard Chartered Korea taps PayKey to launch mobile banking keyboard 🔗 Read more
🤑 Monzo to introduce new fees for UK cash withdrawals and card replacements 🔗 Read more
🇬🇧 Starling Bank has joined Monzo in leveling a range of new fees for services relating to its GBP and Euro accounts 🔗 Read more
📃 Checkbook.io, an end-to-end online payments processor, announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program 🔗 Read more
🇬🇧 Tandem Bank due for major ‘restructuring’ as it winds down credit cards 🔗 Read more
🇴🇲 How The Sultanate of Oman is promoting fintech and wider digital transformation 🔗 Read more
🇮🇹 Borsa Italiana has authorized the admission of illimity bank to the STAR segment (Sorry for the Italian content, there is no official English announcement) 🔗 Read more
🇮🇳 Singaporean fintech firm Atlantis is entering the Indian market with Neo-Bank, an app-based banking platform targeting millennials and Gen Z 🔗 Read more
💸 Form3, PPS and Countingup combine for cloud-based SME banking model. 2 weeks ago Form3 were announced $33 million new fund 🔗 Read more
🇬🇧 The UK tax authority has put out a £3 million tender for the provision of an Open Banking-based Payment Initiation and Account Information Service 🔗 Read more
🇦🇪 Payroll solutions provider Edenred has released its mobile banking application, C3Pay, with the aim to offer its cardholders a digital banking experience 🔗 Read more
🇩🇪 Trade Republic, the German stock trading app, has unveiled its free share savings plan 🔗 Read more
🇵🇭 Central Bank of Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) – has revealed it will publish a circular on establishing digital banks sometime in September 🔗 Read more
🇦🇷 Banco del Sol, the digital bank of Grupo Sancor Seguros, has gone live with Temenos Transact as its core banking system 🔗 Read more
AMP is working with Engine, the SaaS subsidiary of Starling Bank, a leading UK digital bank.
Salt Bank becomes Engine by Starling’s first client and is expected to be available to Romanian customers in early 2024. Engine by Starling expands its European reach.
TerraPay and Papara have announced a ground-breaking partnership aimed at reshaping the landscape of global money movement. With this strategic alliance, both company are set to provide nearly 17 million Papara wallet users with a secure, simple, and seamless way to transfer money worldwide.