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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…

Weyland Tech Engages The Benchmark Company to Explore Strategic Alternatives

Weyland Tech, Inc., a leading global provider of eCommerce, mCommerce, and fintech business enablement solutions, has engaged a leading U.S. investment bank, The Benchmark Company, to assist Weyland in the exploration and evaluation of strategic alternatives for enhancing shareholder value. These alternatives could include, among others, continuing to execute the company's business plan, including an increased focus on certain standalone strategic initiatives, the disposition of certain assets, or a strategic business…

AdsDax Surpasses 1 Billion Ad Events Recorded on Hedera Hashgraph’s Mainnet

AdsDax continues its impressive growth as advertisers enjoy the benefits of distributed ledger backed ad tracking AdsDax, a decentralized advertising platform and marketplace to create, buy, verify, and sell advertising, has recorded over 1 billion advert events on the Hedera Hashgraph mainnet, marking the biggest ever effort by any ad-tech provider to shift the advertising industry towards blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT). The pioneering ad-platform began tracking events on the Hashgraph mainnet 8…

Glue42 And LodeStar Ecosystems Team Up To Help Sales Teams And Traders Deliver Superior Client Service

The partnership turbo-charges sell and buy side firms with knowledge for faster and more informed decisions by interfacing Glue42-enabled financial desktops with LodeStar’s AI-powered chatbot. Glue42, the company that delivers integrated desktop experiences to financial institutions globally, and LodeStar Ecosystems, the FinTech startup behind LodeBot, an AI-powered, personal digital assistant for brokers, traders and asset managers, announced a formal partnership to further improve the productivity and workflow for buy…

Mojodomo Introduces the World’s First Zero-Waste, Performance-Based Solution to Loyalty Marketing

Backed by Citibank and Powered by Mastercard, Mojodomo is Transforming the Loyalty Industry by Merging Fintech and Martech Mojodomo, a Hong Kong-based start-up, announces the first zero-waste, performance-based solution to loyalty marketing. They've cracked the code to voucher waste and are leading the way to a new era of customer engagement. Backed by Citibank and powered by Mastercard, Mojodomo enables virtual card payments for instant B2B voucher settlement between marketers and merchants. Marketers are reaching…

Lanistar Challenges the Banking Status Quo with Streamlined Onboarding, Powered by Jumio

Jumio’s identity verification solutions will help UK fintech challenger vet new customers, meet compliance mandates and fight online fraud Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and authentication solutions, announced a partnership with Lanistar as the fintech challenger prepares to launch its new polymorphic debit card later this year, designed to help customers streamline their money via new technology and open banking. Founded in 2019 and based in Hammersmith, London, Lanistar…

MarTech Interview with Jim Benton, CEO at Chorus.ai

"Purchasing and interactive decisions made on mobile apps and online will be largely determined by the quality of the digital experience in 2020 and beyond." Hi Jim, from Sales to becoming a CEO-- How did you plan your transition through the Dotcom era to the modern AI era? Starting my career with AT&T provided a great foundation for my future as I was able to work alongside innovative startups in Silicon Valley selling AT&T's new eCommerce and Interactive solutions products. During this time I actually won a…

How The Latest $60 Million Funding Could Set SaaS Subscription Financing On A Fast-Track Path

SaaS subscription financing a very exciting space, especially when not every customer has the same set of needs and objectives SaaS subscription has been around for some time now, yet, it’s one of the most complex business models to master. The shift toward a Cloud-based subscription is showing signs of massive disruption. Customers are willing to pay more for experiences and ease of use, than merely subscribing to the product or feature. This unique CX and service-related model make SaaS subscription financing a very…

IDnow Increases Its Growth with the AI-based Solution AutoIdent Tenfold in the First Two Quarters

Demand for AI-based identification grows in 2020 IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, sees strong volume growth for its artificial intelligence-based solution. Transactions via IDnow AutoIdent have increased tenfold in the first two quarters of 2020. Since its launch in 2018, IDnow's AutoIdent has grown from strength to strength and expanded into new industries. In 2020 IDnow sees an exponential growth in volume. From January to June, an increase of over 1000% in the number of…

Weyland Tech’s CreateApp Deploys First Mobile Apps for Small Businesses in Italy as Country Reopens

 Weyland Tech, Inc., a leading global provider of eCommerce, mCommerce and Fintech business enablement solutions, has officially launched its CreateApp mobile commerce platform-as-a-service in Italy as the country reopens following the COVID-19 lockdown. As Italy works to revitalize its economy, CreateApp allows the more than 172,000 small businesses across the country to easily and affordably establish a new mobile presence. CreateApp was launched in Italy in partnership with Medias-Com’S SA, a Swiss company specializing…

Market, Sell, Bill, and Fulfill: Payment Processing and More Now Vailable in Vendasta Platform

Integration of merchant services with Stripe makes Vendasta the first end-to-end platform built for SaaS reseller success Partners can now make money while they sleep with the introduction of merchant services to Vendasta’s end-to-end e-commerce platform. The introduction of merchant services means that Vendasta partners can securely set up payment information and invoice small and medium business (SMB) clients directly from the platform. In turn, SMBs can sign into their client-facing app and make purchases all on…

Button Welcomes Bnext As Its First Partner in Southern Europe: Enabling Users to Shop and Save Money With Leading Brands Like AliExpress and…

Button's technology powers the commerce program of Spain's biggest mobile neobank, Bnext Button, the leading mobile commerce technology company, announced its partnership with Bnext, the biggest mobile-first neobank of Spain. Starting, Bnext users can seamlessly shop and save money with the largest brands including AliExpress, Groupon, and Black Limba, powered by Button's technology. Through this partnership with Button, Bnext achieves a higher engagement with its users by giving them an added incentive to open the app…