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MoneyGram Partners with Korean Fintech, E9Pay

MoneyGram International, Inc., a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, today announced a partnership with E9Pay, one of the largest money transfer and payment fintech companies in Korea. The partnership enables E9Pay customers to connect to the MoneyGram platform and distribution network in over 200 countries and territories. The integration will especially benefit consumers who send money between Southeast Asia, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which are the main corridors…

2020 is the Year of Fintech Apps As Economic Uncertainty Reigns, Says New Report from Liftoff and App Annie

Joint report showcases fintech app momentum in comparison to more traditional banking apps Liftoff, the leader in mobile app marketing and retargeting, released its second annual Mobile Finance Apps Report in partnership with mobile data and analytics platform App Annie. Globally, consumers accessed finance apps over one trillion times in 2019 and that trend is only likely to continue this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic spurs widespread economic uncertainty. This year’s report provides crucial insight into mobile finance…

Future Fintech Group INC. Announces the Online Trial Version of Its New Cross Border E-Commerce Platform “NONOGIRL”

Future FinTech Group Inc., a leading blockchain e-Commerce and financial technology company, announced today that the trial version of its cross-border e-Commerce platform “NONOGIRL” is online and has started its trial operation. “NONOGIRL” is a cross-border e-Commerce platform created and managed by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, QR (Hong Kong) Limited. The goal is to create an international and brand-new generation of S2B2C (Supplier to Business to Customer) crowd sourcing sales…

Coronavirus Lockdown: Massive Surge in the Use of Fintech Apps

Coronavirus-triggered social distancing, isolation and lockdowns have driven-up the use of financial apps in Europe by 72 per cent in a week, reveals deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The sharp increase in the use of financial technology comes as the world readjusts to life fighting against the global health crisis and economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. James Green, deVere Group’s Divisional Manager of Europe, notes: “The world has changed in the last…

FinTech Innovation Lab New York Now Accepting Applicants for 2020 Class

Founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, Program That Supports NYC as a Fintech Center Is in Its 10th Year Applications are now being accepted for the FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth collaboration with top financial services and venture capital firms. The FinTech Innovation Lab is designed for…

Experian A/NZ Acquires Australian Fintech Look Who’s Charging to Bolster Open Data Offering

Experian Australia & New Zealand announces its acquisition of Look Who's Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. Look Who's Charging is integrated with a number of Australian banks, with their data available to millions of Australians directly within existing digital banking applications. The move will combine Experian's global open data solutions with Look…

Welcome the New Kids on the Block: How Millennials and Gen Z Are Disrupting FinTech

With Millennials making up roughly a quarter of the world’s population, it’s not surprising that they’re shaking up traditional industries. Millennials and Gen Z (people born between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s) are finally reaching an age where they have disposable income and few if any, children. Unlike older generations, they’re not tied to large mortgages and are eager to spend their hard-earned cash. While it’s hard to determine whether Millennials earn more than previous generations, research from the World Data…

Thrive & Tier1Net Combine to Enhance FinTech Services

Leading Next Generation Managed Services Provider Deepens FinTech Roots in New England Thrive, a premier provider of Next Generation Managed Services, proudly announced today that it has acquired Tier1Net of Woburn, MA, a Financial Services sector focused Managed Services Provider. Tier1Net is now the fifth company to be acquired by Thrive under private equity owner, M/C Partners, along with Corporate IT Solutions of Norwood, MA, Precision IT Group of New York, NY, BizCompass of Westbrook, ME, and InfoHedge Technologies of…

Salesforce Listed as Visionary Leader by 360Quadrants in AI in Fintech

360Quadrants, the world’s only comparison platform that combines expert analysis with crowdsourced reviews, has released a quadrant on AI in Fintech Solutions to help businesses make quicker and more informed decisions. AI in Fintech refers to the theory and development of computer systems capable of performing finance-related tasks that usually require human intelligence. It is an application of AI technology used in the financial sector to design investment strategies, detect anomalies with pattern & voice…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Annoucements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Salesforce (CRM), SurveyMonkey (Customer Experience), Comscore (E-commerce), LinkSquares (Sales Enablement), and Incognia (Identity Management). Salesforce Grants Equity Awards to Evergage Employees Under Its Inducement Equity Incentive Plan Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced it has granted equity awards under its 2014 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) to new…

Incognia Fights Mobile Fraud and Protects Privacy with Location Behavioral Biometrics

Incognia offers first private identity solution based on location behavior Private identity company, Incognia, announced the launch of its location-based behavioral biometrics solution developed to combat rising rates of mobile fraud. Incognia's Anti-fraud SDK and APIs enhance identity verification and authentication for banks, fintech and retailers with mobile applications. Working in the background, Incognia builds a unique location fingerprint for each mobile user, without capturing or storing any PII, to create a…

GDPR 2nd Anniversary: Take a Tall Stance in 2020

25 May 2018-- a historic day in the world of doing ethical business. On this day, in 2018, the European Union finally implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the last 2 years of its existence, GDPR has been seen as a concerted effort toward building a secured user data privacy ecosystem, harmonizing the laws of privacy with user management, business goals and cybersecurity. In January 2020, we saw an overwhelming response to the introduction of CCPA as well. Together, GDPR and CCPA are seen as steps…

Enabling Contactless Purchase and Giving a Digital Voice to Local Retailers, Hyperlocal Discovery and Purchase App, BuyNearby Expands From 2…

In its bid to simplify ordering, payments and delivery of essentials during the lockdown, PayNearby, India’s fastest growing hyperlocal Fintech startup has now expanded its hyper local discovery and purchase app ‘BuyNearby’ to Pan India operations. The app has helped more than 2 lakh+ kirana shops across the country take their stores online. Besides the local kiranas, the platform hosts a wide range of retailers inclusive of -- groceries, pharmacies, sweet stores, supermarkets, milk & dairy products, branded specialty…

GoodData Announces Strategic Partnership and Investment from Visa

Visa and GoodData to partner on development of data products for better customer insights  GoodData®, a leading global analytics company, announced today an investment and strategic partnership with Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments. The investment further bolsters Visa’s commitment to providing access to aggregated data and analytics that help Visa clients and partners understand the impact and effectiveness of the critical decisions they are making today. For GoodData, the new investment amplifies its…

8×8 Selects GoCardless to Manage Recurring Payments Across Its Growing Global Business

GoCardless, the leading fintech for recurring payments announces that 8x8, a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, is using GoCardless to provide direct debit as a payment method to its customers worldwide. The company joins a growing number of SaaS businesses choosing GoCardless to power their global payments. 8x8 was looking to transition its direct debit offering to an online solution that would manage payments across multiple bank debit schemes and countries, to increase their visibility within…

Inpixon Appoints Senior Industry Executive Tyler Hoffman as Chief Revenue Officer to Further Accelerate Growth

Inpixon, a leading indoor data company that specializes in delivering indoor intelligence, today announced the appointment of Tyler Hoffman as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Mr. Hoffman is an innovative sales and business development executive who has served more than 20 years in revenue leadership positions at prominent companies including PayPal, Google, Visa, eBay, and CNET Networks. One of the key considerations for his appointment was his deep experience in enterprise software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), spanning…

Affle Strengthens Its Leadership Team by Appointing Sujoy Golan as Chief of Marketing & Omnichannel Platforms

Affle (India) Limited, the leading consumer intelligence technology company, announced the appointment of Sujoy Golan as Chief of Marketing & Omnichannel Platforms to strengthen its leadership team. Sujoy will lead the marketing function and help drive the business growth for Affle’s omnichannel platforms on Software/Platform-as-a-Service business models. Sujoy Golan joins Affle with 14+ years’ experience in driving and scaling high-growth businesses across Fintech, SaaS, AdTech, and e-commerce industries. He has been a…

Kasisto Awarded Two Landmark Patents, Enhancing the Intelligence of KAI and the Virtual Assistants it Powers

Patents demonstrate Kasisto's Conversational AI leadership by using data to automate conversational model building and the categorization of critical financial information Kasisto, creators of KAI, the leading digital experience platform for the financial services industry, has been awarded two patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that promise to significantly advance the power of its Conversational AI technology to manage the intricacies of conversational data, improve model building and to streamline methods…

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc Announces Alipay and Wechat Pay Now Part of Its Payment Technology Solutions Across All Platforms

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc, a leader in FinTech & PayTech platform specialized industry offerings, continues to expand its global payment acceptance rails and important part of its Brand As Your Own offerings. As Financial Institutions and Enterprises thrive to deliver seamless services to their merchants and customers, they require partners and providers such as SMKG to deploy alternative Payment Types ready to underwrite and launch their customers for b2b and b2c, with the added possibilities of p2p. Marketing…

Quantemplate Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

The Company pulls in finance, business and sales strategy experts, bringing the board member total to five Quantemplate, a leader in self-service cloud-based automated data solutions for the (re)insurance industry, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Effective immediately, Lani Cathey and Pat Wilson will join as Quantemplate’s Board of Directors with Ms. Cathey serving as Chair of the Board. Marketing Technology News: NextLabs Launches Enterprise Data Protection Suite for SAP “We’re…