Meet a Fintech StartUp That Also Makes Free-to-Use Business Website for SMEs

Mswipe is adding more advanced financial technology features to support brick and mortar businesses in the e-commerce ecosystem. The leading fintech and payments services platform has announced adding PayByLink for contactless collections from customers, in addition to launching a free-to-use business website to enable small businesses and proprietors to go live online with their own website within minutes. These will help small local marketing and retail firms take full advantage of fintech capabilities and compete with…

Mphasis Partners With Fintech Platform Upswot to Offer Marketing Insights Though Alternative Data for Business Banking

Mphasis, an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, announced its strategic partnership with US-based Upswot, a fintech startup, that provides an innovative technology platform to help banks and other financial institutions increase sales and marketing insights for business banking customers, through alternative data. The partnership will focus on creating a joint solution offering to help US-based regional and global banks increase revenue and provide insight-driven…

Mastercard Accelerate Ignites Next Generation of Fintech Disruptors and Partners to Build the Future of Commerce

11 companies join the Start Path startup engagement program; nearly 50 new deals signed to Engage network to help customers make growth ambitions a reality Mastercard has announced the expansion of its Accelerate fintech portfolio, adding dynamic entrepreneurs to its award-winning startup engagement program Start Path and more technology partners to its Engage network, providing access to expert engineers and specialists that can help customers deploy new services quickly and efficiently. Mastercard helps emerging brands…

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…

PR Newswire Further Strengthens News Distribution Network in Key Asia-Pacific Markets

Through over 250 new content partnerships, closer media engagement and a robust social media presence, PR Newswire is bolstering its media footprint in the region especially in Australia, South Korea and the Philippines PR Newswire, the leading global provider of news distribution and earned media software and services, continues to expand and deepen its media network across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. In 2020, the company developed more than 250 content partnerships, bringing the total number to over 1,500. Its…

AppsFlyer Launches 19th Global Office in Sydney to Tap on ANZ’s AUD7.79 Billion Mobile Marketing Potential and Thriving Local App…

AppsFlyer opens its first ANZ office to support the increasing need for intelligent measurement in the region Follows AppsFlyer's landmark milestone announcement that its annual recurring revenue (ARR) has exceeded AUD273 million on; with Salesforce Ventures joining its roster of investors AppsFlyer's "State of App Marketing in ANZ" report reveals plenty of room for domestic apps to flourish, with ANZ seeing strong growth potential in apps in the Lifestyle (20%), Travel (16%), and Health & Fitness (13%) AppsFlyer, the…

Coming of Age: 2020, a Generation-Defining Year for Gen X and Boomers

By the end of this decade, most global consumers are expected to be older than 60. Though the global population is aging and people are having fewer babies, the power and influence of older groups in the marketplace seems to have been largely lost on some marketers. As Generation Z have taken the pedestal from under millennials as the newest enigma for the modern marketer, Generation X or Gen X and baby boomers have often been left at the margin. “Old” and “young” stereotypes becoming old-fashioned Younger…

New Study Reveals the Struggles that Many Businesses Face in Getting Paid During the COVID-19 Pandemic

96% of businesses are waiting on outstanding payments for 10+ days 96% of businesses have had outstanding payments for 10+ days over the last year, according to a new Forrester Consulting study1 commissioned by GoCardless, a leading fintech for recurring payments. The study, 'Rethink Your Payment Strategy To Save Your Customers And Bottom Line', examines how companies can use recurring payments2 solutions to boost their payments strategy, shorten DSO (Days Sales Outstanding), and protect their bottom line. Forrester…

Glia Recognized as a Fastest-Growing Company in North America by the Deloitte 2020 Technology Fast 500

Fintech providing comprehensive communications and collaboration platform acknowledged for recent growth Glia, a leading provider of Digital Customer Service, today announced it ranked No. 223 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 26th year. Glia was also ranked the 35th fastest growing company in the New York Tri-State Area. Overall, 2020 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved…

Logiq Appoints Silicon Valley MarTech Senior Executive, Steven J. Hartman, as Chief Product Officer and Makes Other Key Appointments

Logiq, Inc., a global provider of award-winning eCommerce and Fintech solutions, has appointed and promoted four executives to new or existing positions. Steven J. Hartman has joined Logiq as its new chief product officer, succeeding Eddie Foong. Foong has been appointed to the new position of vice president of product for AppLogiq, Logiq’s award-winning mobile app builder, which he has been overseeing for several years. Daniel Urbino has been promoted to chief operating officer of Logiq, succeeding John…

Bestow Launches Protect API to Bring 100% Digital Life Insurance to Partners

Bestow, a modern life insurance provider that utilizes technology to make coverage available to millions has confirmed the introduction of the Protect API, expanding access to the complete digital life insurance experience. Built as an Insurance as a Service approach, the Protect API allows businesses to sell life insurance services directly on their applications or websites, with full control of user experience. The Protect API is flexible to specific partner requirements through a range of integration solutions, from…

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from 6sense (Account-based Marketing), Logiq (E-commerce and mobile commerce), SAP (Customer Experience), Salsify (Commerce Experience) and 3dcart (E-commerce). SalesLoft Announces Partnership With 6sense SalesLoft, the leading provider of the most complete Sales Engagement platform, announced a partnership with 6sense, a leader in account-based sales and marketing platforms. 6sense helps…