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Nationwide invests in charity app Percent to support local British communities – FinTech Futures

Nationwide has invested an undisclosed stake in local charity app Percent, a platform which gets people to spend at partnered retailers which will donate a...
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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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Asian massage chair tycoon targets Singapore banking licence – FinTech Futures

The founder of one of Asia’s largest massage chair makers, Ron Sim, is said to be in talks with Singapore-based investment company Temasek and other...
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PFS sells up to Australia’s EML Payments for $290 million – FinTech Futures

London-based payment solution provider Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) has sold 100% of its share capital to Australia’s EML Payments in deal valuing it at $290.01...
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Facebook Pay launches for US users on Messenger and Facebook – FinTech Futures

Facebook has announced its new payments system, Facebook Pay, just weeks after the likes of Visa, PayPal and Mastercard pulled out of its Libra Project....
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Ecommerce insurtech Cover Genius raises $10m in Series B round – FinTech Futures

Australian ecommerce insurance provider Cover Genius has raised $10 million in a Series B funding round to fund further growth into the UK, the US...
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India’s Reserve Bank welcomes retail paytechs to new regulatory sandbox – FinTech Futures

India’s Reserve Bank has opened its doors to the first round of fintechs to experience its August-launched regulatory sandbox. The objective of the framework is...
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Clearpay helps Marks & Spencer tap millennial generation – FinTech Futures

Clearpay says its no interest fee model is helping Marks & Spencer grab the attention of the millennial generation. Clearpay CEO: “Marks & Spencer is...
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Video: Top fintech stories this week – 08 November 2019

The FinTech Futures weekly round-up of the industry’s top stories and happenings from across the globe. This week we cover: IBM launches “world first” financial services public...
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We’ll turn remittances on its head – FinTech Futures

Remittance start-up Sokin says it’s the first in the world to charge one flat monthly fee for withdrawals to external bank accounts outside Europe with...
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Israel’s anti-fraud fintech Riskified reaches unicorn status with $165m fundraising – FinTech Futures

Ecommerce fraud prevention fintech Riskified has reached unicorn status with a Series E funding round worth $165 million. Led by global growth equity firm General...
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Japan’s instant credit start-up Paidy raises $143m – FinTech Futures

Japanese instant mobile credit start-up Paidy has raised $143 million in new financing, which includes $83 million in a Series C extension led by PayPal...