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Achieving a Frictionless Customer Experience in Fintech

Lelen Udayan
Modern customers expect fintechs to focus as much on the experience they provide as the products and services being offered By definition, a truly frictionless customer experience (CX) is unobtainable even though it is the end state every fintech company strives for. Along the way, the focus falls on providing......
B2B Banking Economy News

Standard Chartered And Allinpay Signals Cross-border QR Payments

Fintech Staff Writer
Participating merchants in Hong Kong will be able to accept Singapore PayNow payments without infrastructure or operational charges. Moreover, Singaporeans will not have to face currency exchange rates or cross-border fees.Standard Chartered Bank and Singaporean company Allinpay have enabled PayNow instant cross-border payments for merchants and businesses in Hong Kong......
Banking Economy News

FalconX Hires Technology Sector Veteran Baris Cetinok As Chief Product Officer

Fintech News Desk
– FalconX, a digital assets platform for institutional investors, announced that Baris Cetinok has joined the team as Chief Product Officer. As a product and technology veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Cetinok has played an integral role in shaping important business initiatives and delivering exceptional products for some of......
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Chargebacks Filed Admitted As A “Friendly” Fraud By 25% Consumers

Fintech Staff Writer
Sift, which is famous as a leader in Digital Trust & Safety, released its Digital Trust & Safety Index for Q4 2022, which found that chargeback dispute rates have risen over 35% since Q1 2022, as everyday consumers increasingly seek to claw back money. This report which is based on......
Economy Finance News

Wave Launches ‘Creator Economy Financial Playbook’ To Enable Entrepreneurial Success for the Fastest Growing Segment of Small Business

Fintech News Desk
New playbook provides proven strategies and real-world advice to help creators turn their passions into financial gain Wave, the one-stop money management solution for small business owners, launched a new financial playbook to help the 7 million Americans who are part of the “creator economy” grow their businesses and thrive.......
Blockchain Economy News

FUNDGO Affirmed Its Role in Fostering the Growth of Vietnamese Digital Economy as a Leading Member of NFT Union

Fintech News Desk
FUNDGO Startup and Innovation Fund continues its journey to fortify the development of blockchain technology in Vietnam at the Establishing Ceremony of NFT Union. The event marks a turning point for the development of blockchain as well as creates the growth momentum for digital transformation in Vietnam FUNDGO is known......
Digital Asset Management Economy Featured News

Nickel Digital Arbitrage Fund Cuts Crypto Volatility by More Than 20X

Crypto Volatility is turning the trading ecosystem into a volatile ecosystem. London-based digital asset hedge fund management Nickel Digital Asset Management (Nickel) has kept annualized volatility of its flagship Arbitrage Fund at an industry-leading 3.4% over the three years since inception (please see the attached press release).  This compares to......
Currency Exchange Economy News

Fintech Startup Grey Partners with Payments Company Cellulant for East Africa Expansion

Fintech News Desk
Grey, a Y-combinator backed fintech startup, offers a unique international money transfer service that enables its users to send and receive international payments without restrictions quickly Grey has announced the launch of its service to East Africa starting with Kenya in partnership with Cellulant. Its products, including foreign bank accounts, instant......
Economy Featured Finance

IMF is Right about Cryptoization Risks Ushering in a New World Order

Sudipto Ghosh
Cryptoization risks are getting bigger and bolder with each passing day. The IMF has released its latest edition of “The Global Financial Stability Report,” which points to the evolving market of cryptocurrencies and how it influences global economic stability. Amid the volatile financial conditions, notably arising from the geopolitical tensions......
Digital Payments Economy News

Rising Inflation Leads More Workers to the Gig Economy, Citing Increased Expenses and Fuel Costs

Fintech News Desk
Second annual Gig Payments Report from Branch and Marqeta finds faster payments continue to be a top priority for gig workers, with over a third (35%) of respondents quitting full-time employment to join the gig economy Branch, the leading workforce payments platform, and Marqeta , global modern card issuing platform, announced......