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API3 and Open Bank Project Initiate a 10-Year Development Partnership to Bridge Open Banking with Blockchains

Partnership will have open banking APIs connected to blockchain platforms using API3’s Airnode, enabling the use of open banking data in Web 3.0 applications BERLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–API3 has entered into a 10-year development partnership with Open Bank Project to connect over 400 banking & open banking APIs directly to blockchains via API3’s Airnode, all housed under […]

USA Technologies Officially Launches as Cantaloupe, Inc.

New Corporate Identity Includes Ticker Change to “CTLP” Company to Celebrate New Corporate Identity with Ringing of Closing Bell at Nasdaq MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CTLP #CTLP–USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), today announced its official name change to Cantaloupe, Inc. (“Cantaloupe” or the “Company”) and its ticker symbol to “CTLP”. The Company begins trading on the Nasdaq […]

Sightline Payments Expands Management Team with Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer

Recent $100 million capital raise helps Sightline also recruit talented Chief Marketing Officer, Chief People Officer and Chief of Staff executives LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sightline Payments, a dynamic Financial Technology company that is enabling the next generation of cashless, mobile and omni-channel payment solutions for the gaming, lottery, sports betting, […]

WEX Gives Mixed Fleets More Fueling Options

PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, today announced the release of its newest offering for mixed fleets, the CrossRoads Freight card. The new product will provide one-card access to truck stops and retail fueling locations to meet the needs of businesses that operate all classes of vehicles. The card allows […]

Middle East Online Payment Gateway Market Outlook Report 2020-2028 Featuring Telr Pte, Payfort International, Checkout.com, 2Checkout, PayTabs, CASHU, and Infibeam Avenues

Dublin, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Middle East Online Payment Gateway Market Outlook 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Middle East online payment gateway market registered a value of around USD 2300 Million in the year 2019 and is further estimated to reach around USD 9500 Million by the year […]

Global In-Vehicle Payments Market is estimated to be US$ 8.90 billion by 2029 with a CAGR of 16.9% during the forecast period – by PMI

Covina, CA, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global In-Vehicle Payments Market accounted for US$ 1.90 billion in 2019 and is estimated to be US$ 8.90 billion by 2029 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 16.9%. Continuous advances in the connected vehicle technologies and IoT has led to the movement of mobile […]

Net1 to Host Conference Call to Review Third Quarter 2021 Results

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGS: UEPS; JSE: NT1) (“Net1”) today announced it will release third quarter 2021 results after the market close on May 6, 2021. Net1 management will host a conference call to review these results on May 7, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern […]

Paya Announces Appointment of Oni Chukwu to its Board of Directors

Chukwu brings Extensive Enterprise Cloud Software and Technology Experience ATLANTA, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paya (NASDAQ: PAYA), a leading integrated payments and commerce solution provider, today announced the appointment of Oni Chukwu to its Board of Directors.   Mr. Chukwu was Executive Chairman and CEO of Aventri, a leader in cloud-based enterprise Event Management […]

Ebix Subsidiary EbixCash Commences IPO Exercise

 • ICICI Securities, Axis Capital, SBI Capital & Edelweiss Financial Services are Lead Managers to the Proposed IPO NOIDA, India and JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries today announced that its […]

Nuvei to Acquire Mazooma, a U.S. focused gaming and sports wagering payment technology provider

(All amounts in U.S. dollars) MONTREAL, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mazooma Technical Services Inc. (“Mazooma”), a U.S. focused gaming and sports wagering payment technology […]

Insights on the Payment Gateway Global Market to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

Dublin, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Payment Gateway Market Research Report by Type – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Payment Gateway Market is expected to grow from USD 50,312.85 Million in 2020 to USD 94,198.97 Million by the end of […]

Grid Dynamics Launches Cutting Edge Mobile Digital Assistant for Banking

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GDYN) (“Grid Dynamics”), a global provider of digital transformation consulting and development services, has launched a powerful new digital banking assistant solution. With this solution, banks will be able to offer AI-driven conversational experiences over mobile devices to enhance their customer’s banking experience. Mobile devices are revolutionizing […]

Synctera Signs on CheckAlt and Socure as Latest Partners to Continue Building out FinTech-as-a-Service Offerings

The partnership banking solution also unveils new ACH and Ledger as-a-Service capabilities SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synctera, a new solution for partnership banking at scale, today announced partnership agreements with CheckAlt, the largest independent lockbox and electronic payments provider in the country, and Socure, the leader in 100% digital identity trust, to bring mobile remote deposit capture […]

BONAFiDEE Launch New ‘Liveness Test’ Strengthening Its Already Highly Secure, Anti-fraud, Visual Biometric Verification Check

TUNBRIDGE WELLS, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#digitalengagement–BONAFiDEE, the award winning reg-tech company based in Tunbridge Wells are proud to announce the launch of its new ‘liveness test’ strengthening its already highly secure, anti-fraud, Visual Biometric Verification check. Driven by its goal to remain one step ahead of online fraudsters, BONAFiDEE recognises that Deepfake technology is an ever-growing threat […]

Servus Credit Union climbs to #2 in Canada on Forbes’ World’s Best Banks list

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Servus Credit Union is honoured to be recognized on the Forbes list of World’s Best Banks 2021, ranking second among Canadian banks and climbing up from fifth on the same list in 2020. “It’s an honour to be recognized on this list once again, especially in the […]

Quaint Oak Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quaint Oak Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: QNTO) (the “Company”), the holding company for Quaint Oak Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors at their meeting on April 14, 2021, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share on the common stock of the Company payable on […]

Volt Equity Launches Bold New Class of Hyper-concentrated, Options-embedded ETFs Focused on Disruptors

A new class of ETFs with unprecedented concentration and a nuanced options strategy gives bullish investors a convenient way to bet big on their winners while also holding some potential downside risk mitigations. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$COIN #ETF–Silicon Valley boutique investment firm Volt Equity (voltequity.com) and Simplify Asset Management (simplify.us) have partnered together to offer four […]

Paul Kwan Joins General Catalyst as Managing Director

Former Head of West Coast Tech Banking at Morgan Stanley Further Strengthens GC’s Full-Stack Capabilities to Support Founders at Every Stage of Company Building SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the venture capital firm General Catalyst (GC) announced that Paul Kwan, the former head of west coast tech banking at Morgan Stanley, […]

Insights on the Online Payment Gateways Global Market to 2028 – Size, Market Share, Application Analysis

Dublin, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Online Payment Gateways Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2020 To 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The overall online payment gateways market expected to demonstrate robust growth rate during the forecast period from 2020 […]

Micro Insurance Company and TanManagement Join Hands in Africa

NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micro Insurance Company (MIC) – the world’s first end-to-end digital insurance platform – is partnering with TanManagement Insurance Brokers Limited to grow digital insurance in Tanzania. Micro Insurance Company’s mission is to provide a simple safety net, so when the unexpected happens, people are able to bounce […]

Ahead Financials and Cardtronics Partner to Provide Surcharge-Free ATM Access to Banking Customers Nationwide

Ahead customers gain easy and fee-free access to their money at more than 40,000 Allpoint ATMs across the U.S. OAKLAND, Calif. and HOUSTON, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ahead Financials (“Ahead”), a digital banking and financial health platform and subsidiary of LendUp Global, and Cardtronics, a leader in financial self-service, today announced a partnership […]

Amerant Bank Expands Its Use of nCino to Include Retail Lending and nIQ Portfolio Analytics

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, today announced that Amerant Bank has expanded its use of nCino beyond Commercial Banking and added nCino’s Retail Banking Solution and Portfolio Analytics, part of the nCino IQ […]

The global wearable payment device market size is projected to grow from USD 43.0 billion in 2021 to USD 82.0 billion by 2026; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.6% from 2021 to 2026

The growth of the wearable payment device market is majorly driven by surge in the adoption of contactless cards and wearable devices due to the COVID-19 situation, emerging demand for contactless payment for secure and safer payment transactions, and the growing adoption of NFC technology. New York, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces […]

Lombard Odier Selects smartTrade to Enhance FX Capabilities for Clients

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France & GENEVA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FX—smartTrade Technologies announced today that 225 year-old Swiss Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd has integrated LiquidityFX, smartTrade’s in-house developed FX solution into its banking platform, to offer enhanced FX trading services to its clients. LiquidityFX is an end-to-end solution with connectivity to over 130 liquidity providers. Aggregation, pricing, risk management, […]

GBT Commences Research and Development of Delta, an Automated IC Layout Process Migration and Compaction Technology

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH) (“GBT” or the “Company”), started research and development of Delta, a new EDA (Electronic Design Automation) technology to automate IC (integrated circuit) layout manufacturing process migration, optimization and compaction. The Company’s research surrounding Delta layout migration and optimization tool is specifically geared for […]

J.P. Morgan Expands Use of the Acin Operational Risk Management and Benchmarking Platform

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–J.P. Morgan and Acin today announce that the global financial firm is expanding its use of the Acin platform to cover its Global Markets business. Acin, the SaaS company that has created a digitized platform and peer-to-peer network for operational risk management, enables J.P. Morgan to access benchmarking data for risks and controls. This […]

PickleJar App Announces Fundraising Event Memorial Day Weekend

HOUSTON, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — PickleJar Holdings, an emerging peer-to-peer cashless tipping platform for artists and content creators, announces that the PickleJar™ iOS app will be featured as part of the “Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen: Hold My Beer & Watch This” acoustic performance on May 28, 2021. The event […]

In Another First, BioCatch Augments its Industry-leading Behavioral Biometrics Platform with Proactive Real-time Risk Notifications

New Capability Will Help Companies Combat the Surge in Cyberfraud NEW YORK & TEL AVIV–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioCatch, the global leader and pioneer in behavioral biometrics, announced today the release of a powerful new fraud protection capability that offers continuous visibility into online banking sessions to detect the slightest sign of cybercriminal activity. The new functionality provides […]

NYVAL AV STYRELSELEDAMOT, AKTIEÄGARPRESENTATION OCH POSTRÖSTNINGSFORMULÄR

På årsstämman den 5 maj föreslås att styrelsen förstärks med Annika Fagerlund. Annika Fagerlund har lång och bred erfarenhet av att leda affärsverksamhet och IT funktioner inom bank och finans i Sverige och internationellt. Annika var som chef över Sveriges första nätmäklare, en av pionjärerna inom digitalisering. Erfarenheten sträcker sig från startupverksamhet till att leda […]

eMaxx Launches Customer Centric Platform for Variable Cost Captive Programs

Platform provides Risk Management, Claims and Insurance Resources PEABODY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–eMaxx Assurance Group of Companies (eMaxx), a provider of insurance program administration, risk management, and technology, today launched a customer centric technology platform for its variable cost captive programs. The platform provides a centralized source for customers to manage their own insurance and risk management […]

Arrow, the Newest Innovation in Digital Banking

Arrowbank.app is a new banking application looking to tackle the savings problem in America NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI—Arrowbank.app is a personal finance platform Founded by Messiah G. Willis Co-Founder of (Pear Metrics) a subsidiary of Pear Metrics Global Inc. Messiah has acquired Arrow Bank Technologies for an undisclosed amount, and will be stepping down from his […]

Marstone and Detalus Advisors Partner to Bring Digital Wealth Management to Customers Representing Over $1.6 Billion in Assets under Management and Advisement

To attract and retain digitally-native consumers, Detalus taps Marstone to ensure financial wellness can be easily accessed and managed from a single platform NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marstone Inc., a leading independent digital wealth technology provider, and Detalus Advisors, an investment advisory firm focused on attaining the diverse financial goals and objectives of individuals, families, and businesses, […]

Luma Selects CANNEX to Enhance Annuity Offering

CANNEX Pricing and Analytic Features Provide Luma Users with Unmatched Annuity Transparency CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#advisors–Luma Financial Technologies (“Luma”), an independent, multi-issuer structured products and annuities platform, announced today that they have selected CANNEX as their latest partner to facilitate the efficient and accurate exchange of pricing and analytics for annuity products on their platform. Backed by […]

Majority of Finance Professionals Say Difficulty with Collecting Cross-Border Payments Slows Global Expansion

Flywire survey reveals efficient receivables processing and greater transparency into FX rates could drive bottom-line growth BOSTON, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the global economy becomes more “borderless,” one of the hardest things for businesses to do when expanding internationally is getting paid. In fact, a new survey of finance professionals commissioned by Flywire, […]

Acima Unveils Industry’s First Lease-to-Own Anywhere Virtual Payments Card

LTO card powered by the Mastercard network enables consumers with or without credit to lease eligible goods at participating Acima merchants Acima’s decision engine and mobile capabilities, paired with Mastercard’s technology infrastructure and wide merchant acceptance, will create an unmatched LTO transaction experience benefiting consumers and retailers PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Acima, a $1.3 billion virtual lease-to-own […]

55ip Enters Broker-Dealer Space with Janney Montgomery Scott Partnership

Janney is enhancing its comprehensive investment offering for financial advisors with 55ip’s tax-smart investment strategy engine BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–55ip has partnered with Janney Montgomery Scott, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets and asset management firm, to enhance its tax management capabilities for financial advisors on the Janney platform. For Janney, the partnership strategically positions the […]

Continuity Announces the Release of ContinuityPlus and Its AI-Enabled InsightsEngine

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Continuity, a leading provider of risk and compliance management technology, today announced the general availability of ContinuityPlus, the first phase of the next generation of its leading Compliance & Risk Management platform for retail financial institutions and powered with its AI-enabled InsightsEngine. “As a company who […]

OriginClear Launches Water On Demand™, A FinTech to Accelerate Water Treatment By Private Businesses

Analysis shows that half of all prospective Modular Water Systems™ customers would subscribe to water treatment as a service. CLEARWATER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$OCLN #cleanwater—OriginClear Inc. (OTC Pink: OCLN), The Water Company for the New Economy™, today announced that it has created a wholly-owned subsidiary called Water On Demand #1, Inc., to offer private businesses the ability […]

Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announces Dates of First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

DALLAS, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritex Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: VBTX) (“Veritex” or “the Company”), the parent holding company for Veritex Community Bank, today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2021 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The earnings release will be available on the […]

New Hires to Boost RegTech Provider Napier’s Global Growth Activity

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fast growing RegTech company, Napier, which provides next-generation anti-money laundering (AML) solutions, has bolstered its senior management team with the appointments of new Global Human Resources Director, Lila Boyce, and EMEA Head of Sales, Roy Williamson. Napier, which works with financial organizations around the globe to provide an AI-enhanced platform for intelligent AML and […]