Category Archives: Finance

26Oct/21

Jeeves, The Fintech Built For Global Companies, Launches Its All-In-One Corporate Card And Capital Financing Services For High-growth Startups In Canada

Jeeves, the all-in-one expense management platform for global startups, announced today that it has officially launched its product and services in Canada. This expansion into the Canadian market follows the company’s highly successful funding rounds of a Series A at $31 million USD followed by a Series B of $57M. Continue reading

23Oct/21

AppGallery Drives Financial Health with Innovation, Exploring Open Banking Capabilities with Partners

Today at its annual Huawei Developer Conference 2021 (HDC 2021), Huawei announced plans to continue to drive innovation in the financial services industry by exploring Open Banking capabilities with AppGallery partners. Industry speakers joined Huawei experts to announce AppGallery’s continued push for innovation while prioritising user safety and security. Continue reading

03Oct/21

Untapped Global partners with Paga to boost digital payments for Nigerian SMEs

Untapped Global, an investment company focused on emerging markets, announces a scale up of its partnership with Paga, the mobile payment and financial services company. The program finances point-of-sale devices (POS) for merchants in Nigeria, the largest country in Africa, but still underserved when it comes to financial services. Continue reading

30Sep/21

Blockchain Algorithms Submit Paperwork for Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Trading Licence

Blockchain Algorithms have applied for a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) UK trading licence, enabling the firm to offer FSCS-protected deposits and investment services for customers. Continue reading

29Sep/21

ACE Exchange’s Asia-First LGBT-themed NFT Collectable Receives Overwhelming Response

ACE Exchange’s LGBT-themed non-fungible token (NFT), featuring popular Taiwanese couple CACA&BELLA, has received overwhelming attention after its launch. The 100 NTF collectables were sold out within five minutes after being made available and has received over 150,000 likes on one of the top LGBT Instagram accounts. Continue reading

26Sep/21

Bourse Collaborates with Instinctif Partners to Develop IR Best Practice Among Listed Companies

Manama: Bahrain Bourse, a self-regulated multi-asset marketplace, announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Instinctif Partners MENA, an international business communications consultancy and Investor Relations (IR) advisory. The collaboration seeks to implement IR-related initiatives, which will allow Bahrain Bourse to promote best practice among listed companies, other market participants, as well as internally. Continue reading

13Sep/21

RNA Analytics explores digital transformation in InsurTech with new white paper

RNA Analytics, a global leader in actuarial and risk management, launches today a brand new white paper ‘InsurTech: Market in Summary’, which explores the recent challenges and newest opportunities within the actuarial, insurance and risk management sectors today. Continue reading

10Sep/21

OD Hotels Becomes the First Hotel Group to Create its Own NFT Art Collection

OD Hotels is continuing its commitment to, and passion for, art with its own NFT art collection and gallery. Since opening its first hotel, Ocean Drive Ibiza in 2006, the group, which focuses on connecting guests to the locations they are staying in, identified that art and culture plays a huge role in achieving this connection. As the hotel group has grown, so has its involvement in art, with; in-hotel exhibitions, the launch of the OD Art Awards, artist interviews in its OD Mag magazine, painting workshops, live painting experiences, and now its NFT art collection. Continue reading

07Sep/21

FICO Survey: UK Borrowers 31 Percent More Likely to Open Account Digitally Than in 2020

A new study in the UK by analytics software firm FICO shows that UK consumers today are 31 percent more likely to open an account digitally than a year ago. However, the surprising outliers in the rush to digital-first account opening are Generation Z (Gen Z). Financial education is key as it appears that digital savviness is not enough to counter the need for in-person help and advice when selecting banking providers. Continue reading