Banking

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (Japan) selected Acumennet to be deployed across 6 Overseas Offices to support their Treasury Operations

Profile Software, an international financial services solutions provider, announced today the selection of Login’s Acumennet by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, (SuMiTB) in Japan to support their Treasury operations across six overseas offices in the United Kingdom, USA, China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand. Read more »

Cross River and RS2 Partner to Offer a Seamless Digital Banking Experience

Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a leading innovator and provider of banking services for financial technology companies, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with RS2 Software, a global payments processing and technology provider. Together, Cross River and RS2 will provide merchants with a seamless, global payment experience for processing credit and debit card transactions, as well as digital banking for their... more Read more »

Trade Ledger wins place in the inaugural Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Program

 The world’s first open banking business lending platform, Trade Ledger, has won a place in the inaugural Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Program announced last night (29th April 2019) at a special event hosted at Mansion House by the Lord Mayor of London.  In just three years Trade Ledger has established its ground-breaking business lending platform on three continents. This latest achievement means Trade Ledger is the first global technology... more Read more »

PrePay Solutions Empowers Monese to Harness Apple Pay

PrePay Solutions (PPS), subsidiary of Edenred, the global leader in payment solutions for the working world, has supported its partner, digital challenger bank, Monese, to enable the use of Apple Pay on their accounts. Read more »

The Future of Banking

The journey from unbundling to rebundling and back has been a formidable one. Emerging technologies and the pace of innovation are driving changes throughout the banking industry at an unprecedented rate. From Asia to Europe, U.S. to Africa, and Australia to the Middle East, consumers are not only increasingly adopting digital – most are demanding it. While the movement toward our ability to bank anywhere is inevitable, the path towards... more Read more »

World Finance Magazine names Temenos “Best Islamic Banking & Finance Technology Provider”

The 2019 Islamic Finance Awards, presented by World Finance Magazine, has announced that Temenos (SIX: TEMN) has won the ‘Best Islamic Banking & Finance Technology Provider’, for its breakthrough digital front office product, Temenos Infinity, and next generation core banking system, Temenos T24 Transact. For the second consecutive year, Temenos was recognized after demonstrating remarkable contributions to Shari’ah-compliant banking,... more Read more »

Esme Loans Hits £50 Million of Lending to UK Businesses

Esme Loans, the standalone digital lending platform for SMEs and scale up businesses has today announced that it has now lent over £50million to UK businesses. The lender has seen a continued period of strong growth in the run up to today’s announcement, following an uplift in lending of 337% between 2017 and 2018. Read more »

Young Brits Turn to Family Over Banks for Money Advice

Research conducted by Bud reveals nearly half of young Brits (45%) will first turn to family members for financial advice over banks, indicating a prevailing disconnect between millennials and their financial services providers. The headline figure was taken from Bud’s multimedia research initiative called Futureproof, which aims to shed light on the complex relationship people have with their money and act as a driver for meaningful and... more Read more »

NatWest first UK bank to unveil biometric card

The first biometric fingerprint card issued by a UK bank enters circulation today. As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. Customers can now use their fingerprint to verify transactions above the £30 contactless limit, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as no PIN is required. As well as retaining... more Read more »

Instantor Presents Report on Digital Trust: The New Currency for Financial Organisations

Today Instantor, the second fastest-growing Swedish FinTech, who makes tough calls easy within credit risk management presents How to leverage trust and improve conversion through digitalisation, a report that demonstrates how digitalisation is a critical factor to build trust today and drive business. Read more »

BS/2 Provides Cash Monitoring tools for VTB Bank in Georgia to Improve Cash Efficiency

VTB Bank is one of the leading banks in the Georgian financial market. With almost 15 years in business, it established itself as a modern financial institution, introducing innovations and improving the quality of services. Since the beginning of 2019, technical support for all bank self-service devices has been entrusted to BS/2 Georgia. Read more »

Unisys Launches New Version of Elevate™ Omnichannel Banking Platform to Facilitate Shift to Open Banking

 Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the availability of the latest version of its Unisys Elevate™ omnichannel banking software platform, which enables banks to adopt an open banking approach to deliver an unrivaled customer experience. Read more »

People Who Do Not Have Bank Account Pay £500 Extra a Year in Bills

People who do not have access to a bank account pay an extra £485 a year for everyday bills and services, research from an account provider suggests. More than 1.2 million Britons do not have a bank account, so miss out on discounts reserved for those who pay bills by direct debit, said Pockit. This ramps up the cost of energy bills, broadband and phone contracts, it said. "For many of us, having a bank account is a basic fact of life," said... more Read more »

NPM Capital Acquires 35% Stake in Ohpen

First and long-time investor Amerborgh sells a part of its stake in Ohpen to NPM Capital, that upon the transaction, will have a 35% stake in Ohpen. Amerborgh wanted to sell this stake to finance ongoing and future projects, like the arts and culture centre "het HEM" in Zaandam. Ohpen is a fast-growing Fintech company. The Ohpen SaaS, cloud native core banking platform administers retail investment and savings accounts for banks and other... more Read more »

Remitly Brings Faster, Affordable International Money Transfers to France

Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America, has launched its award-winning service to France, making international money transfers more fair, transparent, and cost-effective when sending money from France to international destinations. Read more »

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