Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

Barclaycard inks partnership with FreedomPay

Payment company Barclaycard is looking to provide a seamless end-to-end payment experience to its customers through its new partnership with FreedomPay.

LenderLive Holdings rebrands to Covius

LenderLive Holdings, a solutions, insight and technology provider for financial services, has rebranded to Covius Holdings.

Over 54% of accountants believe cashflow is the number one priority following the coronavirus

More than half (54%) of accountants have said cashflow forecasting has become the number one priority for SME clients following the impact of the coronavirus.

FRISS survey finds insurers increasingly interested in fraud detection software

FRISS, an automated fraud and risk detection solution for P&C insurance companies, has found insurance carriers are putting focus on fraud prevention through a new survey.

Remitly bags $85m round at a $1.5bn valuation

Remitly, the provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, has secured $85m to fund the further development of its offerings.

Robinhood launches checking and savings app

Free stock trading platform Robinhood has launched a new checking and savings service, which offers 3 per cent interest on savings.

InsurTech the Demex Group bags $4.2m in seed funding

Climate risk InsurTech the Demex Group has secured $4.2m in a seed funding round led by Anthemis and IA Capital Group.

Axa teams with Carousell to simplify digital auto insurance purchasing

AXA Insurance has formed a partnership with Carousell to offer an integrated insurance purchasing solution for the second-hand auto market.

Why RegTechs must be ready for a second coronavirus wave

A second wave of the coronavirus threatens to sweep across the world, presenting the RegTech industry with several new challenges.

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How banks can fight back against fraud scams

The threat of fraud is rising. Covid-19 shook the world and accelerated fraudulent criminal activity around the world.

Extortion demands climb 45% in 2021 on back of ransomware spread

The average ransom demand grew to $247,000 in 2021 according to research from Group-IB.

Investing app Claritus.io launches out of beta

Personal finance app Claritus.io has launched out of its beta as it helps people easily track all of their investments from one location.

Zurich to sell Russian business following calls to cut ties

Global insurer Zurich Insurance Group has agreed to sell its business in Russia to 11 members of the unit’s team following mounting pressure on financial institutions and insurers to cut ties with the region.

How can merchant payments firms navigate the European regulatory landscape?

With a central bank digital currency (CBDC) anticipated to be launched in Europe soon, it is becoming increasingly important that merchants can prepare to accept such a currency.

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