Tag Archives: Finance

15Jul/21

Boubyan Bank proudly launches the world’s first Islamic international digital bank

Boubyan Bank Group today announces the launch of Nomo, a fully licensed and regulated UK Islamic digital bank catering for customers with a global financial outlook. Nomo has launched as a brand name of the UK-based Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), in which Boubyan Bank is a majority shareholder. Continue reading

02Jun/21

Standard Chartered and BC Group Partner to Establish Europe-Based Institutional Digital Asset Trading Venture

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and BC Technology Group (BC Group), Asia’s leading digital asset company and parent of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)-licensed digital-asset platform OSL, today announced they have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage and exchange platform for institutional and corporate clients in the UK and Europe. Continue reading

05May/21

CoinGate wins Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe 2021 award

Lithuanian-based cryptocurrency payment processor CoinGate has won the Global Brands Award 2021 of Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe. This year, Global Brands Magazine conducted FinTech awards, which aimed to identify and recognize the significance of exceptional service delivery of various fintech companies and rewarded the best performing ones. An external research team was constituted to evaluate several nominees in the cryptocurrency payment gateway category, from which CoinGate has emerged as victorious. Continue reading

27Apr/21

GoCardless launches open banking payments, offering businesses a new alternative to taking one-off payments

GoCardless, a leading fintech for bank-to-bank payments, has today launched Instant Bank Pay, a new open banking feature directly integrated into its global payment platform. With Instant Bank Pay, merchants can take instant, one-off bank-to-bank payments from new and existing customers while still reaping the benefits of bank debit for their recurring payments. Continue reading

26Apr/21

Wirex & Snowdrop Solutions launch location-enriched transaction services

Wirex, a leading digital payments provider, today unveiled a range of location-enriched services to show their users where payments take place. Available to Wirex customers in-app, the service enables cardholders to readily see exactly where their transactions take place and provides a greater level of transparency for those transactions. Continue reading

23Apr/21

Mobile Wallet Adoption Rate to Increase to 75 Percent by 2025, Says Beroe Inc

The global mobile wallet adoption rate is expected to witness an upward trend in the coming years amid an increase in the digital payment market through the usage of mobile payment wallets and contactless payments as an alternative to credit/debit card transactions on a global scale, says Beroe Inc. Continue reading

20Apr/21

Finastra announces winner of its hackathon to tackle bias in financial services

Finastra has announced the winner of its recent hackathon – Hack to the Future 3. Launched to help build an unbiased fintech future, the event saw over 600 participants from more than 50 countries, including Antarctica. With many women-led and diverse teams of students, fintech enthusiasts, financial institution developers and fintech founders all joining the movement, the hackathon is a step towards positive change and redefining the future of finance. Continue reading

09Apr/21

Finding Her Voice: New Documentary Sees Danielle Waterman Speak out on Gender Equality in Sport and Her Experience of Online Abuse

HSBC, title partner of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, releases its latest sports documentary, Finding Her Voice. This film captures the reality of being a female in the sports industry. Danielle ‘Nolli’ Waterman is arguably one of rugby’s greatest ever fullbacks, a former world champion and a pioneer of the women’s game. Continue reading