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[ad_1] Every Wednesday, we delve into the latest fintech updates from across the UK. This week brings updates from Investing Reviews, Chetwood Financial, Moneyhub, Payhawk and LendingMetrics.‘Savings account’ and ‘mortgage help’ searches see a dramatic uptake Financial reviewing platform Investing Reviews has revealed that searches for ‘savings account’ increased by around 10 times the average in …

[ad_1] Payment orchestration company CellPoint Digital has forged a new partnership with Radisson Hotel Group to update the hospitality company’s payment model.Radisson Hotel Group is one of the largest international hotel groups with its family of brands located in more than 120 countries.The Group, which operates in EMEA and APAC, will now use CellPoint Digital’s full …

[ad_1] Latin American cryptocurrency platform Bitso has partnered with Africhange, an African-Canadian remittance platform, to facilitate cross-border transactions with crypto from Canada to Mexico.Africhange, which has more than 15,000 users in Canada, wants to support Mexican immigrants living in Canada with a safer, fastest and cheaper solution to send money to their home country.It has …

[ad_1] The Fintech Times Bi-Weekly News Roundup serves up a dose of the latest fintech news from around the world this Tuesday.Company updatesEmirates NBD, a banking group in the MENAT region, has launched a mega foreign exchange customer promotion, with more than 9000 prizes on offer. As a part of the three-month promotion, customers making any …

[ad_1] Commerce firm Bukalapak and international banking group Standard Chartered Bank have joined forces to launch a digital banking platform in Indonesia. Called BukaTabungan, the service boasts its paperless onboarding process delivers accounts in five minutes.BukaTabungan combines Bukalapak’s all-commerce platform and the technology of nexus, a banking-as-a-service (BaaS) solution powered by Standard Chartered.Bukalapak, which currently …

[ad_1] Just three months after it was initially announced, ACI Worldwide has now confirmed that the divestiture of its corporate online banking solutions to One Equity Partners (OEP) has been completed. ACI Digital Business Banking is ACI’s technology platform that provides solutions for commercial and business banking customers through an API-driven interface.OEP, a private equity firm, …

[ad_1] The development of a cross-border payments infrastructure has lagged that of domestic payments systems and is in need of modernisation. The current limitations obviously present challenges for banks and payments providers operating in the space and, while there is a widely-recognised need and drive for transformation, this too brings the burden of enacting change.In …

[ad_1] Mastercard and Ajman Bank have unveiled an accessible payment card that lets blind and partially sighted people facilitate payments and distinguish between their cards.The side of the Mastercard Touch Card has a system of notches to help consumers who are blind or who have reduced vision determine whether they’re holding a credit, debit, or prepaid …

[ad_1] Fintech platform Airwallex has unveiled new relief measures to support the SME and startup community in Hong Kong following the launch of its Hong Kong small and medium enterprises initiative earlier this year.More than 450 of its SME customers have benefited from the initiative since its launch in April, according to the company. It …

[ad_1] Alloy, the identity decisioning platform for banks and fintech companies, has bagged fresh funding of $52million following its recent global expansion.The funding, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Avenir Growth, with participation also from existing investors Canapi Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Avid Ventures and Felicis Ventures, brings the company’s valuation to $1.55billion.Back in August, New …

[ad_1] Rapid growth in blockchain technology and rising demand for Web3 applications has attracted the attention of global policy makers and regulators. While regulation is key amid market turmoil there are concerns that a heavy-handed approach could hinder innovation.The collapse of certain crypto ventures and a broader selloff in financial markets has led to market …

[ad_1] Backed by a S$400million deal, Trust Bank is to become the latest digital bank to enter Singapore’s booming banking market.Trust has confirmed its official launch as a digital bank in Singapore, where it plans to extend its credit card, savings account and family personal accident insurance offering.The Trust card is a numberless credit card …

[ad_1] The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) has unveiled a sandbox programme to boost further exploration of technical implementations of a US central bank digital currency (CBDC). The Digital Dollar Project is a nonprofit organisation created to encourage research and public discussion on the potential advantages and challenges of a ‘digital dollar’.Its ‘Technical Sandbox Program’ is expected …

[ad_1] Truelayer‘s open banking payments are now available to Bybit‘s European customer base as the collaboration seeks to refine account-to-account payments. By implementing TrueLayer Payments, Bybit customers in Europe will have access to more digitally-native means of funding their accounts.TrueLayer’s open banking platform will be leveraged to pre-populate payee details eliminating errors and the misdirection of …

[ad_1] SupportPay has launched its employee benefits service to support and guide working parents who are struggling with the pressures of divorce. According to the findings of Lexology, the experience of a divorce is the second most stressful life event after the death of a spouse. However, it’s rare for employers to offer services or resources …