Al Salam Bank Seychelles selects iFinancial’s AMLtrac solution

Al Salam Bank Seychelles (ASBS) has chosen International Financial Systems’ (iFinancial) anti-money laundering (AML) solution, AMLtrac, as it plans to introduce domestic banking services for local and regional SMEs and corporates. As part of that planned expansion, ASBS, an offshore financial institution, has selected the know your customer (KYC) and document management, account monitoring, transaction […]

SumUp teams with BancoEstado for cool mobile card deal in Chile

SMEs in Chile have just won a new ally when it comes to making it easier to accept mobile card payments. The country’s largest national bank, BancoEstado de Chile, has partnered with SumUp to launch a joint venture (JV) that will give Chilean businesses the ability to offer “anytime, anywhere” mobile card acceptance without fees […]

Kabbage expands small business funding with $200m credit facility

Alternative credit company Kabbage has a lot to be thankful for this week. The Atlanta-based start-up received a new $200 million revolving credit facility from Credit Suisse bringing its total debt funding to $750 million, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). Kabbage emphasised that this credit facility diversifies its funding sources, which will help it […]

Wanted: US-based bank for crypto-friendly fun

It wasn’t spotted on Craigslist but here’s an unusual request. If you are the owner of a small or medium-sized bank in the US and are ready to sell it completely (or partially) – you have a buyer! Vladislav (aka Slava) Solodkiy, managing partner at venture capital (VC) firm Life.Sreda, is being refreshingly direct and […]

Fintech funding round-up: 8 November 2017

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s (7 November) fintech funding round-up, here’s more money action. Features WeSwap, OakNorth Bank and OTCX. Peer-to-peer currency exchange platform WeSwap has revealed its £8 million series B investment round led by London-based private equity firm IW Capital. As WeSwap nears the end of 2017, it says further product features include […]

Major Indian bank looks for fintech acquihire

A major financial institution in India is looking to make a fintech “acquihire” (an acquisition of a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for the products or services it supplies).