Australians just got more banking options with 86 400 getting a licence to operate as an authorized deposit-taking institution in the country. In other words, it now has permission to operate as a bank in Oz.
African mobile money business Airtel Africa secured $100m from credit card giant, Mastercard.
UK cross-border payments platform Zepz has secured $292m from a Series E funding round that has pushed its valuation up to $5bn.
Canadian credit union Coast Capital Savings has partnered with ebankIT to help the credit union enhance its digital banking offerings.
Seattle-based personal finance and insurance platform Tomorrow Ideas has raised up to $5.9m in its latest funding round.
Welcome Tech, a digital platform aiming to provide immigrant families in the US with services to help them thrive, has raised $30m in funding.
A report by Lloyds Bank has found more UK banks are targeting collaboration and acquisitions with FinTech firms to strengthen their position in the growing market.
Automatic savings app Jar has reportedly collected $22.6m in its Series B round, which values the company at $300m.
Electronic payment company Green Dot and Gig Wage have formed a long-term investment partnership to provide better financial tools for the gig economy.
Personal finance platform Balance has raised just over $1m in its latest crowdfunding round on Wefunder.