BitPay Taps Simplex to Make BitPay App an All-In-One Solution

January 23, 2020 at 03:52PM BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced a partnership with Simplex, the best-in-class processor of fiat-to-crypto transactions, that gives BitPay app users the ability to buy Bitcoin and other supported cryptocurrencies directly in app with a credit card. Users can now buy cryptocurrency, transfer funds, make purchases… Source BitPay Taps Simplex to Make BitPay App an All-In-One Solution … Selected by FCREG Search Web: BitPay Taps Simplex to Make BitPay App an All-In-One Solution Continue reading BitPay Taps Simplex to Make BitPay App an All-In-One Solution

Unlock Financial Materiality – Take ESG Mainstream

January 23, 2020 at 03:43PM Integrating ESG factors into investment decision making is no longer optional, it’s a must. Larry Fink’s recent letter to CEOs re-iterated that long-term decision-making is at the forefront of client demands. The talk has shifted to real investment action. The Global Sustainable Investment alliance has valued sustainable investments as over $30trn, a 34% surge since 2016 with no sign of slowing… Source Unlock Financial Materiality – Take ESG Mainstream … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Unlock Financial Materiality – Take ESG Mainstream Continue reading Unlock Financial Materiality – Take ESG Mainstream

Revolut enters UK savings market with easy-access account that offers a market-leading rate of 1.35%

January 23, 2020 at 03:37PM Revolut, the global financial platform with over ten million customers in the UK and Europe, has today entered the UK savings market, in partnership with Flagstone, offering an easy-access savings account with a limited market-leading interest rate of 1.35% AER. The new Savings Vault, which is FSCS protected up to £85,000 through Paragon Bank, is an addition to Revolut’s popular Vaults feature. Source Revolut enters UK savings market with easy-access account that offers a market-leading rate of 1.35% … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Revolut enters UK savings market with easy-access account that offers a … Continue reading Revolut enters UK savings market with easy-access account that offers a market-leading rate of 1.35%

WorldRemit announces global remittance partnership with Alipay

January 23, 2020 at 03:34PM WorldRemit has announced a partnership with Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, enabling consumers to use the WorldRemit app or website for cross-border remittances to the Alipay app, bringing more convenient and inclusive transfer services to users around the world. “Our vision is to build a mobile-first, international payments service and we’re excited to work with… Source WorldRemit announces global remittance partnership with Alipay … Selected by FCREG Search Web: WorldRemit announces global remittance partnership with Alipay Continue reading WorldRemit announces global remittance partnership with Alipay

Fenergo Spearheads KYC Utilities Efficiency Drive and Reduces Cost of Compliance

January 23, 2020 at 03:13PM Fenergo, the leading provider of digital Client Lifecycle Management solutions (CLM) for financial institutions, today announces the launch of Fenergo e-KYC Connect, a solution which allows financial institutions to maximize the efficiency and economic benefits of know your customer (KYC) utility services. A component of Fenergo’s Digital Client Orchestration solution, e-KYC Connect enables… Source Fenergo Spearheads KYC Utilities Efficiency Drive and Reduces Cost of Compliance … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Fenergo Spearheads KYC Utilities Efficiency Drive and Reduces Cost of Compliance Continue reading Fenergo Spearheads KYC Utilities Efficiency Drive and Reduces Cost of Compliance

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

January 23, 2020 at 02:37PM Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade! In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital… Source The Fintech Magazine Issue 15 … Selected by FCREG Search Web: The Fintech Magazine Issue 15 Continue reading The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Vicarius raises $5 Million in Seed Funding for its Predictive Cyberthreat Technology

January 23, 2020 at 10:37AM Automatically detects, patches and protects against yet-to-be-discovered software vulnerabilities before they are exploited by hackers Vicarius, the predictive cyberthreat provider, announced today seed funding of $5 million. The funding round was led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), with innogy Innovation Hub and Goldbell also investing. The funding will accelerate the company’s international… Source Vicarius raises $5 Million in Seed Funding for its Predictive Cyberthreat Technology … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Vicarius raises $5 Million in Seed Funding for its Predictive Cyberthreat Technology Continue reading Vicarius raises $5 Million in Seed Funding for its Predictive Cyberthreat Technology

Cashplus hires Chief HR Officer as it continues to strengthen team ahead of bank licence approval

January 23, 2020 at 10:35AM Cashplus, the leading SME-focused UK bank challenger, has hired Helen Cowper as Chief Human Resources officer as it continues to strengthen its senior team in the run up to approval of its full UK banking licence. Cowper, who previously held senior HR and business change roles at Virgin Money, Sage and Barclays, and was most recently Chief of Staff to the CIO at the Co-op Group… Source Cashplus hires Chief HR Officer as it continues to strengthen team ahead of bank licence approval … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Cashplus hires Chief HR Officer as … Continue reading Cashplus hires Chief HR Officer as it continues to strengthen team ahead of bank licence approval

Validate API new release – Validate User Interface Builder 5.0

January 23, 2020 at 10:24AM Apply Financial has produced a new range of user interface build calls for our Validate API that allows our clients to understand the data they need to collect from their customers to ensure the straight-through processing (STP) of payments. Validate User Interface Builder 5.0 gives clear information to our clients to enable them to simply and dynamically manage their user interface and present… Source Validate API new release – Validate User Interface Builder 5.0 … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Validate API new release – Validate User Interface Builder 5.0 Continue reading Validate API new release – Validate User Interface Builder 5.0

Visa launches scheme to enhance access to cash through retailers

January 23, 2020 at 10:21AM Visa is launching an industry-wide ‘access to cash’ scheme with its partner banks to incentivise retailers to offer cashback in areas of the UK where consumers currently struggle to access cash. The new initiative will incentivise shops and businesses to offer cashback to consumers using their Visa debit cards. The scheme aims to increase the number of locations where cashback is offered. Source Visa launches scheme to enhance access to cash through retailers … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Visa launches scheme to enhance access to cash through retailers Continue reading Visa launches scheme to enhance access to cash through retailers

Major Card Issuers Opt to Secure e-commerce Payments With Entersekt and Netcetera

January 23, 2020 at 10:07AM Entersekt today described the latest implementations of its authentication technology in Europe’s DACH region. The fintech firm announced that Netcetera, a payments technology specialist and long-standing regional partner, has implemented the system for Bank-Verlag, which builds and operates secure digital services on behalf of Germany’s banks, among other things. Two major Austrian card issuers… Source Major Card Issuers Opt to Secure e-commerce Payments With Entersekt and Netcetera … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Major Card Issuers Opt to Secure e-commerce Payments With Entersekt and Netcetera Continue reading Major Card Issuers Opt to Secure e-commerce Payments With Entersekt and Netcetera

LifeYield Surpasses $1 Trillion in Assets on Platform, Providing Tax-Smart Software to Over 90,000 Financial Advisors

January 23, 2020 at 10:06AM LifeYield LLC, the leading cloud-based solution that facilitates tax-smart, risk-smart management of an investor’s entire household portfolio, announced today it has surpassed the $1 trillion mark in assets under administration, with over 90,000 financial advisors actively using its LifeYield Advantage Suite. LifeYield began as a collaboration between Paul R. Samuelson… Source LifeYield Surpasses $1 Trillion in Assets on Platform, Providing Tax-Smart Software to Over 90,000 Financial Advisors … Selected by FCREG Search Web: LifeYield Surpasses $1 Trillion in Assets on Platform, Providing Tax-Smart Software to Over 90,000 Financial Advisors Continue reading LifeYield Surpasses $1 Trillion in Assets on Platform, Providing Tax-Smart Software to Over 90,000 Financial Advisors

Travala.com Partners with NEM to offer XEM as Payment Option For Over 2 Million Hotels Globally

January 23, 2020 at 10:01AM Today the NEM Foundation and Travala.com, the leading crypto-friendly hotel booking platform, announced the integration of NEM’s XEM token with the travel website’s platform. In addition to a range of crypto and fiat currencies, Travala.com will now accept XEM, a popular cryptocurrency with a current market cap of over three hundred million dollars. With the acceptance of XEM, Travala. Source Travala.com Partners with NEM to offer XEM as Payment Option For Over 2 Million Hotels Globally … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Travala.com Partners with NEM to offer XEM as Payment Option For Over 2 … Continue reading Travala.com Partners with NEM to offer XEM as Payment Option For Over 2 Million Hotels Globally

How Fintech & Digital Structural Change Is Pressuring Traditional Banks

January 23, 2020 at 09:49AM FinTech’s are innovative, clever companies are changing the face of the traditional financial services industry. This is most prevalent in the UK which is expected to produce more FinTech’s than New York and tech-hub San Francisco, producing companies from payday loans direct lenders to AI advisors and online-only banking accounts, like Monzo. Reports and studies on the US Fintech market have… Source How Fintech & Digital Structural Change Is Pressuring Traditional Banks … Selected by FCREG Search Web: How Fintech & Digital Structural Change Is Pressuring Traditional Banks Continue reading How Fintech & Digital Structural Change Is Pressuring Traditional Banks

Providing customers globally with direct access to the world’s second largest remittance-receiving country

January 23, 2020 at 09:34AM EMQ, a global financial settlement network today announced that customers from around the world can make secure and reliable cross-border money transfers to their family or friends leveraging the company’s extensive real-time pay-out network. EMQ has the widest coverage in China, currently covering 126 banks and will be expanding to over 150 banks in the coming months. Source Providing customers globally with direct access to the world’s second largest remittance-receiving country … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Providing customers globally with direct access to the world’s second largest remittance-receiving country Continue reading Providing customers globally with direct access to the world’s second largest remittance-receiving country

Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA selects Avaloq’s BPaaS solution to underpin continued growth

January 23, 2020 at 09:31AM Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA has selected Avaloq’s Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solution for a further 10-year term to support the institution’s future growth ambitions. Avaloq, a long-term technology partner for the institution since 2011, was awarded the contract after a competitive tender process. The win underscores Avaloq’s commitment to serving, and growing its market… Source Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA selects Avaloq’s BPaaS solution to underpin continued growth … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA selects Avaloq’s BPaaS solution to underpin continued growth Continue reading Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA selects Avaloq’s BPaaS solution to underpin continued growth

OakNorth Bank completes £4.4m loan to promoters of long-established Indian property developer, Kolte-Patil, for two major developments in Surrey and Greenwich

January 23, 2020 at 09:23AM Founded in 1991, Kolte-Patil Developers Limited has over 25 years’ experience in property development, having delivered 15m sq.ft. of projects across Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru; These will be Kolte Patil Limited’s (company is wholly owned by Kolte-Patil Family Office) first developments in the UK; The bespoke £4.4m facility from OakNorth Bank will be used to develop a three-storey residential… Source OakNorth Bank completes £4.4m loan to promoters of long-established Indian property developer, Kolte-Patil, for two major developments in Surrey and Greenwich … Selected by FCREG Search Web: OakNorth Bank completes £4.4m loan to promoters of … Continue reading OakNorth Bank completes £4.4m loan to promoters of long-established Indian property developer, Kolte-Patil, for two major developments in Surrey and Greenwich

Add cryptocurrency to the national curriculum, say one quarter of Brits

January 23, 2020 at 09:13AM Around one quarter (24 per cent) of British workers believe cryptocurrency should be taught in schools as part of the national curriculum, according to a new study from CoinBurp – a leading cryptocurrency trading platform. Breaking down the data by age bracket, 35 per cent of 16-24 year olds surveyed agreed that they would benefit from cryptocurrency being taught as a subject in school. Source Add cryptocurrency to the national curriculum, say one quarter of Brits … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Add cryptocurrency to the national curriculum, say one quarter of Brits Continue reading Add cryptocurrency to the national curriculum, say one quarter of Brits

Monese signs-up two million customers with strong growth across European accounts

January 23, 2020 at 08:57AM Monese, the banking service that gives people the financial freedom to thrive anywhere, has today announced two million people have signed up to its service. In 2019, customer growth tripled with more than 9,000 people now joining Monese every day. At this current growth rate, Monese is on track to exceed five million sign-ups in 2020. In the last six months, Monese has doubled its customer… Source Monese signs-up two million customers with strong growth across European accounts … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Monese signs-up two million customers with strong growth across European accounts Continue reading Monese signs-up two million customers with strong growth across European accounts

What Comprehensive Credit Reporting Means For Australian Consumers

January 23, 2020 at 08:55AM Have you ever felt like improving your credit history is impossible? No matter how hard you try, it seems your credit score remains in place, like a stubborn stain. Well, something happened in July 2018 that will forever change the relationship between Aussies and their credit profile: comprehensive credit reporting (CCR). Comprehensive credit reporting requires credit providers to change the way… Source What Comprehensive Credit Reporting Means For Australian Consumers … Selected by FCREG Search Web: What Comprehensive Credit Reporting Means For Australian Consumers Continue reading What Comprehensive Credit Reporting Means For Australian Consumers

Data Protection Day 2020: De-Risking in the Era of Transparency

January 23, 2020 at 08:47AM By: Daniel Fried, General Manager (GM) and Senior Vice President (SVP), EMEA and Worldwide Channels, Veeam The issue of data protection and privacy was, until recently, a conversation confined to a specific group of people within an organisation. Unless you were an IT consultant or a corporate lawyer, privacy compliance was something somebody else took care of. So, how have we reached the point… Source Data Protection Day 2020: De-Risking in the Era of Transparency … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Data Protection Day 2020: De-Risking in the Era of Transparency Continue reading Data Protection Day 2020: De-Risking in the Era of Transparency

BNP PARIBAS AND OPEN BANKING PLATFORM TINK ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN EUROPE

January 23, 2020 at 08:44AM BNP Paribas and Tink announce today a strategic partnership. The open banking platform Tink becomes BNP Paribas’preferred partner in Europe for account aggregation, payment initiation and personal finance management technologies. Open banking platform Tink and BNP Paribas today announce an extension of their partnership in Europe. In addition to Tink’s existing partnership with BNP Paribas Fortis… Source BNP PARIBAS AND OPEN BANKING PLATFORM TINK ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN EUROPE … Selected by FCREG Search Web: BNP PARIBAS AND OPEN BANKING PLATFORM TINK ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN EUROPE Continue reading BNP PARIBAS AND OPEN BANKING PLATFORM TINK ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN EUROPE

N26 achieves milestone of 5 million customers on five year anniversary

January 23, 2020 at 08:42AM Today, the global mobile banking made N26 announced the 5 million users have passed, five years after the bank launched on 26 January 2015. Mobile-only bank This announcement follows a period of unprecedented growth where the customer base of N26 bijkwamen within one year worldwide more than doubled and more customers than all previous years combined. In the Netherlands, N26 now has more than 100… Source N26 achieves milestone of 5 million customers on five year anniversary … Selected by FCREG Search Web: N26 achieves milestone of 5 million customers on five year anniversary Continue reading N26 achieves milestone of 5 million customers on five year anniversary

Martin Kearsley, Post Office on the diminishing retail banking branch landscape

January 22, 2020 at 11:22AM We speak with Martin Kearsley, Post Office about the diminishing retail banking branch landscape. Source Martin Kearsley, Post Office on the diminishing retail banking branch landscape … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Martin Kearsley, Post Office on the diminishing retail banking branch landscape Continue reading Martin Kearsley, Post Office on the diminishing retail banking branch landscape