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ICBA Bancard announces partnership with Cachet, CKBC and MasterCard

  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

ICBA Bancard, the payment services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), has partnered with Cachet Financial Solutions and Central Bank of Kansas City (CBKC) to offer Cachet's Select Mobile Money-Express (SMM-X) platform to community banks.. read more

Commercial Bank of Africa taps Tieto technology for digital card and payment solution

  • Published: 16 Mar 2017

Kenya-based Commercial Bank of Africa has introduced its latest digital banking solution based on a mobile app known as Loop, claimed to be the first of its kind in Kenya and in the region.. read more

Starling Bank forges money transfer deal with TransferWise

  • Published: 16 Mar 2017

Starling Bank, a licensed mobile-only challenger bank, has joined forces with British FinTech firm TransferWise to offer its customers in-app access to TransferWise's money-transfer services.. read more

Siemens to set up merchant bank in Singapore

  • Published: 15 Mar 2017

Siemens Bank, the financing arm of Germany-based technology giant Siemens, has obtained a licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate as a merchant bank in the country.. read more

Trade union warns of layoffs over Lloyds' £1.3bn outsourcing deal with IBM

  • Published: 15 Mar 2017

Lloyds Trade Union (LTU) expressed concerns of mass layoffs over the £1.3bn outsourcing deal that Lloyds Banking Group is likely to sign with IBM.. read more

Diebold Nixdorf to shut down production facility in Hungary

  • Published: 14 Mar 2017

Diebold Nixdorf is planning to shut down its production facility located near Budapest in Gyal, Hungary, as part of the company's recently announced DN2020 multiyear business transformation programme.. read more

DBS and Xero collaborate to help SME in financial management

  • Published: 14 Mar 2017

Singapore-based DBS Bank and cloud-based accounting platform Xero have formed a strategic partnership to help SMEs in Singapore to manage their financials and access capital.. read more

Singapore and Japan form FinTech cooperation framework

  • Published: 14 Mar 2017

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan have set up a Co-operation Framework to strengthen FinTech linkages between both countries.. read more

RBS' Ulster Bank takes axe to Irish branch network

  • Published: 10 Mar 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) Ireland subsidiary Ulster Bank is to axe one in seven of its branches in Northern Ireland.. read more

Dutch digital lender bunq expands to Germany and Austria

  • Published: 10 Mar 2017

Dutch mobile banking start-up bunq has expanded into Germany and Austria with the launch of its open application programming interface (API).. read more

Singapore, Abu Dhabi regulators team up to improve fintech innovation

  • Published: 9 Mar 2017

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have signed a cooperation agreement to support growth of fintech in the two jurisdictions.. read more

Doha Bank rolls out new mobile app to reward its credit cardholders

  • Published: 9 Mar 2017

Doha Bank, a commercial lender in Qatar, has launched a new mobile app that offers a host of benefits to its credit cardholders.. read more

Indonesia financial regulator revokes licence of RBS’ local branch

  • Published: 7 Mar 2017

Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), the agency that regulates and supervises the financial services sector in Indonesia, has revoked the licence of The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. (RBS N.V.) local branch office.. read more

Digital lender Atom Bank raises further £83m from shareholders

  • Published: 6 Mar 2017

Atom Bank, a British challenger bank built exclusively for mobile, has raised a further £83m from its existing investors.. read more

BBVA to invest $1.5bn in Mexican operations

  • Published: 6 Mar 2017

Spanish banking group BBVA has announced plans to invest $1.5bn into its Mexican division, BBVA Bancomer.. read more

Vantiv to offer payment processing services to Tyndall FCU

  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

US-based credit card processor Vantiv will provide Tyndall Federal Credit Union (Tyndall FCU) a comprehensive suite of payment processing services.. read more

Fauquier Bank to launch digital lending platform

  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

Fauquier Bank, a community bank based in Virginia, has teamed up with digital lending technology provider R.C. Giltner Services to launch a new digital lending platform for small businesses and consumers.. read more

Southbridge Savings Bank taps CPI Card’s solution for in-branch card issuance

  • Published: 1 Mar 2017

US-based Southbridge Savings Bank has extended use of CPI Card Group’s Card@Once solution to offer in-branch instant issuance of debit cards to customers in all nine of its branch locations as well as six branch locations of its merged partner, SpencerBANK.. read more

Online lender SoFi raises $500m in funding

  • Published: 28 Feb 2017

Online lending firm Social Finance (SoFi) has raised $500m in Series F financing led by private equity firm Silver Lake Partners.. read more

MUFG launches digital bank in US

  • Published: 27 Feb 2017

MUFG Union Bank has launched a new hybrid digital retail bank in the US, dubbed PurePoint Financial.. read more


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