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New Zealand just became the first country to legalize salary payments...

New Zealand has become the first country to have legalised the use of cryptocurrency to pay salaries.

New Zealand’s FMA reveals new focuses for AML/CTF

New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) will increase reviews on independent audits as well as client onboarding and account monitoring processes.

Payments NZ releases first API standard for payments

Payments NZ has released its first API standards for banks and third-parties, leading the way for open banking frameworks and improved innovation.

Crowdfunding platform Pledge Me surpasses NZD $500,000 target in its own...

New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform Pledge Me has surpassed the target NZD 500,080 for its own crowdfunding campaign.

Xero takes on a fresh $26.4m from Silicon Valley investor TCV

New Zealand Stock Exchange-listed accounting software-maker Xero has landed $26.4m from US late-stage investor Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV).

Spotcap strikes deal and nabs €14m from Heatland Bank

Online small business lender Spotcap has inked a partnership with New Zealand’s Heartland Bank and secured €14m in funding to expand around the region.

LatiPay nabs $3m to connect China to New Zealand merchants

Auckland, New Zealand-based payments firm LatiPay has raised $3m in its Series A round as it looks to enter new markets.

Vend grabs $13m for retail-focused POS

Point of sale (POS) and retail management software provider Vend has picked up $13m in a Series D round.

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