Oportun secures $150m loan to boost digital banking

Oportun secures $150m loan to boost digital banking

Oportun Financial Corporation has closed a $150m senior secured term loan to drive its mission-driven FinTech and digital banking platform.
Southeast Asia-focused FinTech Fazz Financial raises $100m

Southeast Asia-focused FinTech Fazz Financial raises $100m

Fazz Financial, a FinTech aimed at Southeast Asia, has raised $100m for its Series C round, which comprises $75m in equity and $25m in debt.
Revolut is the most searched online banking service in Europe

Revolut is the most searched online banking service in Europe

UK-based FinTech giant Revolut is the most searched online banking service in Europe, according to a study by spread betting broker CMC Markets.
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Pleo teams with Yapily for open banking

FinTech unicorn Pleo, which offers a smart business spending solution, has partnered with open banking platform Yapily to enable simplified payments experiences for UK users.
Starling releases bulk payments for businesses

Starling releases bulk payments for businesses

UK challenger bank Starling Bank has released a new Bulk Payments feature for business banking customers.
Pan-African microfinance company Carbon teams with Mambu

Pan-African microfinance company Carbon teams with Mambu

Pan-African microfinance bank Carbon Finance has extended its partnership with Mambu to foster the growth of its financial services offering.
Teen-focused banking app Zywa scores $3m

Teen-focused banking app Zywa scores $3m

Teen-focused banking app Zywa, which is aimed at Gen Z in the Middle East and North Africa, has scored $3m in its seed funding round.
Kasisto raises Series C extension for digital assistants services

Kasisto raises Series C extension for digital assistants services

Kasisto, which offers digital assistants, has raised $15.5m in its Series C extension round, which was led by Fidelity Information Services and Westpac Banking Corporation.
Ripple brings remittance service to Brazil's Travelex Bank

Ripple brings remittance service to Brazil’s Travelex Bank

Ripple, a blockchain and cryptocurrency solution, has announced the launch of its On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service in Brazil with Travelex Bank.
Temenos to help digitise banking at North International Bank

Temenos to help digitise banking at North International Bank

Open banking platform Temenos will supply its services to North International Bank (NIBank) to enable digital services for its retail banking and private wealth operations.

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