Category : Fintech Primers

Canadian InvesTech Firm Wealthsimple Raises $750 Million
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Canadian InvesTech Firm Wealthsimple Raises $750 Million

Sudipto Ghosh
Meet Wealthsimple, a fintech company backed by Drake and a dozen other investors. What started as a four-person company has announced its latest funding round with the vision to become Canada’s most valuable financial technology company. Read Also: Fintech Primer: What is Contactless Payment? Wealthsimple’s CEO announced his company’s $750 million......
Forming Strategic Partnerships with FinTech Providers that Offer Options
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Forming Strategic Partnerships with FinTech Providers that Offer Options

Steven McKean
How Partnership Programs Are Helping Financial Services Firms Be Successful in the Digital Marketplace Recently, financial services firms have searched for ways to amplify digital innovations – offering new solutions that create more stickiness to retain existing customers and attract new consumers – to remain competitive in the digital marketplace.......
Fintech Primer: What is Contactless Payment?
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Fintech Primer: What is Contactless Payment?

Sudipto Ghosh
We have been closely monitoring the financial services market for the last 5 years. There are many fintech buzzwords currently circulating in the industry — contactless payment is one of the most exciting one that is worth knowing about. Why? According to a recent report on the Contactless Payments market,......
PremFina and Microsoft AI Collaboration Sees 70% Customer Responses Handled Without Humans
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PremFina and Microsoft AI Collaboration Sees 70% Customer Responses Handled Without Humans

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PremFina Ltd, the U.K.’s first venture capital backed alternative insurance premium finance company announces its UK collaboration with Microsoft Corp., the world’s largest software company by revenue, has resulted in its artificial intelligence (AI) driven chat bot handling 70% of all data-led customer queries with zero delay in response times.......
SEI's Collective Investment Trust Business Experiences Significant Growth
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SEI’s Collective Investment Trust Business Experiences Significant Growth

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Target-Date Fund CITs Gaining Momentum, SEI’s CIT Business Benefits from U.S. Retirement Market Trends SEI, a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions, announced today that its collective investment trust (CIT) business has surpassed $100 billion in assets under administration   (AUA) as of Dec. 31, 2020, representing a......
PayPal to Acquire Curv
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PayPal to Acquire Curv

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Curv to accelerate and expand its initiatives to support cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Curv is a leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security based in Tel Aviv, Israel. In October 2020, PayPal announced its commitment to help shape the role that......
American Fintech Council (AFC), The Leading Voice in Fintech, Adds 10 New Members, Diversifying Fintech Industry Participation
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American Fintech Council (AFC), The Leading Voice in Fintech, Adds 10 New Members, Diversifying Fintech Industry Participation

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Introduces the formation of a community advisory board consisting of leading consumer groups, CDFI’s and academic leaders to help further promote responsible innovation and dialogue The American Fintech Council (AFC) has expanded its membership, adding 10 additional members and broadening to include digital banks, robo-advisors, RegTech and other fintech firms.......
AadhaarPay and Cash Are the Most Preferred Modes of Payment for Women Customers
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Biz2Credit Supports Biden-Harris Administration’s PPP Changes to Promote More Equitable Access to Capital

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Largest Provider of SBA-Approved PPP Loans (Over 98% to Businesses with Under 20 Employees) Says Rules Changes Will Improve Access in Underserved Communities Biz2Credit, a leading FinTech company and parent of an SBA-approved processor of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, is applauding the reforms to the PPP that the Biden-Harris administration......