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LatAm Evertec acquires commercial payments enabler PlacetoPay – FinTech Futures

Evertec, the Puerto Rico-headquartered firm which offers transaction processing and business management, has acquired Colombia-based commercial payments enabler PlacetoPay for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is...
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Mexican lendtech start-up Konfio bags $100m investment led by SoftBank – FinTech Futures

Konfio, a Latin American online lending platform for micro-businesses, has bagged a $100 million investment in its fourth financing round led by SoftBank just three...
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Banking app Monese launches “first” cross-border joint account in Europe – FinTech Futures

Banking app Monese has launched a joint account service in the UK which it says is the “first cross-border joint account” to land in Europe....
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Toucan “first” to test bank account alert to help mental health sufferers – FinTech Futures

Money manager and financial inclusion champion Toucan is “the first in the financial services industry” to test a third-party money alert designed to help those...
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German SME challenger Penta teams up with card reader SumUp to tap offline businesses – FinTech Futures

Penta Partners, Berlin’s digital banking platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has partnered with UK-based card reader SumUp to help its move into the...
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Fintech API platform Rapyd raises $20m and hits $1.2b valuation – FinTech Futures

London-based Rapyd, an API platform creating mobile payment methods, has raised $20 million to reach a valuation of $1.2 billion. The “fintech-as-a-service” raised $100 million...
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China gears up digital yuan with potential digitisation of ID cards ahead of 2020 launch – FinTech Futures

The People’s Bank of China (PBC) is currently piloting its digital yuan which is set to be a country’s first electronic legal currency in the...
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Legal & General outsources more of its investment arm to Charles River – FinTech Futures

British investment, insurance and mortgage firm Legal & General is outsourcing more of its investment arm’s (LGIM’s) systems to Charles River – the US technology...

First transactions executed on Deutsche Bourse’s blockchain-bas…

Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS have successfully executed the first live transactions on Deutsche Börse’s HQLAx securities lending platform. The DLT-based system for...
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CMFG Ventures hands BankBI Series A investment to tap US market – FinTech Futures

BankBI, a British firm providing automated reporting and analytics software to financial institutions, has announced its Series A investment by US backer CMFG Ventures, the...
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Private bank for YouTubers and high-net-worth youngsters 220 to launch for users next year – FinTech Futures

New private bank 220, designed for YouTubers, high-net-worth youngsters and child stars, says it aims to be available for UK users by April 2020. The...
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Video: Top fintech stories this week – 29 November 2019

The FinTech Futures weekly round-up of the industry’s top stories and happenings from across the globe. This week we cover: DFS 2019: C-level execs with “no idea”...