Mastercard, Billetera team to provide digital payments in DR Congo

Payments giant Mastercard has collaborated with Billetera to offer digital payments to consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Novus to launch beta banking app as it prepares for summer roll-out

UK-based banking company Novus is due to launch its beta banking app in the coming weeks before introducing the product to the wider public in summer 2021.

Lanistar finally secures FCA approval following earlier setback

UK FinTech Lanistar has secured Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval to operate as an Electronic Money Directive (EMD) agent of payments business Modulr.

Pomelo joins forces with Mastercard to boost its payment offering for SMEs

Digital payments platform Pomelo partnered with Mastercard to build on the support it offers its business customers with an expanded range of products and services.

Ex-Facebook, DBS Bank execs join $1.6m round of Singapore FinTech Few¢ents

Singapore-born FinTech that provides alternative monetisation solutions for digital publishers and creators Few¢ents landed $1.6m in seed funding.

Fintecture said to raised €6.2m in seed funding

Fintecture, which aims to make instant payments safer and cheaper, has reportedly collected €6.2m in its seed round.

Boost Payment Solutions closes its Series C round on $22m

B2B payments optimisation platform Boost Payment Solutions has closed its Series C round on $22m to bolster its presence in a number of verticals.

Michael J Fox, Ryan Reynolds and Drake among the stars backing Wealthsimple’s C$750m latest...

Canadian FinTech company Wealthsimple has raised C$750m from a funding round led by Greylock and Meritech.

JP Morgan team with DBS, Temasek to launch joint payments firm

JP Morgan has partnered with DBS Bank and Singapore government-owned firm Temasek to introduce a new joint payments company.

Virgin Money teams with UK FinTech firm to bolster lending offering

Virgin Money has partnered with FinTech company Trade Ledger to deliver a quicker, more user-friendly experience for business customers applying for lending.

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Accounts automation firm Stampli lands $50m to ease business payments

Accounts payable (AP) automation company Stampli landed $50m in a Series C funding round led by Insight Partners, bringing its total funding to more than $87m.

Jamf to bring zero trust to Apple following Wandera purchase

US enterprise management software company Jamf is set to acquire zero-trust cloud security firm Wandera for $400m in cash.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg-backed VC fund joins seed round for Brazilian...

FinTech offering LatAm businesses access to growth capital Divibank closed a $3.6m round of seed funding led by San Francisco-based Better Tomorrow Ventures and Village Global which includes Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg as investors.

Google Pay enables users to send money across borders

US-based Google Pay users can now remit money to GPay users in the Indian subcontinent via the Google Pay app as the company forays into international payments.

SwissBorg teams with OpenPayd to bolster financial service suite

Cryptocurrency platform SwissBorg has partnered with payments company OpenPayd to help the former embed a full suite of financial services into its user experience.

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