Update: Boring Money’s Crowdcube Round Now Nearing £900,000 in funding

Boring Money, a UK-based startup that helps users make better financial choices by offering investment/pension guides, is now nearing 900,000 in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company’s funding round made its debut earlier this month, originally seeking £300,000.  As previously reported,… Read More The post Update: Boring Money’s Crowdcube Round Now … Read more

Five techniques for financial institutions to build and protect their digital reputation

As a financial service provider, your reputation is one of your biggest assets. It’s what sets you apart from the competition, and it lets customers know what to expect from your services. Now, with more of our daily interactions taking place digitally, banks and financial institutions need a way to track and monitor their online … Read more

How COVID-19 is altering the payments landscape for merchants

In just a few months, we’ve seen the kind of consumer behavioural shifts that usually take decades. As consumers have become accustomed to world-class products and services in the comfort of their own homes, ecommerce has grown in popularity over the last few years. The effects of the global pandemic, however, have dramatically accelerated uptake. … Read more

Combined Value Of Visa, PayPal, Square And Mastercard Crests $1T

The biggest FinTech companies have been rising in valuation faster than the largest banks, seeing a total of more than $1 trillion now, according to CNBC. Between Square, Visa, PayPal and Mastercard, the valuation is currently sitting at $1.07 trillion, against the “big six” banks — J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Morgan … Read more

Citizens Bank app bombarded with bad reviews as tech update goes awry

Citizens Bank has been bombarded with one and two-star reviews for its Android mobile banking application after a technology update caused issues for customers. Citizens Bank updated its legacy banking app in July At the time of writing, the Google Play page for the app has received more than 150 one-star reviews in September alone. … Read more

Diplomatic Thaw: As Arab Countries Open Relations with Israel, OurCrowd Sees Opportunity

OurCrowd, a leading global investment crowdfunding platform that is based in Israel, is well-positioned to take advantage of the improving relations in the middle east. Last month, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the normalization of diplomatic relations. The official signing of the… Read More The post Diplomatic Thaw: As Arab Countries Open … Read more

Digital Wallet Provider EasyPaisa Partners Fintech Firm PayFast to Accelerate Virtual Payments Adoption in Pakistan

Easypaisa, a leading digital wallet provider in Pakistan, has partnered with Fintech firm PayFast, in order to accelerate the adoption of digital payments in the country. Through the partnership, Easypaisa digital wallet users will be able to make online payments using PayFast’s local payment gateway…. Read More The post Digital Wallet Provider EasyPaisa Partners Fintech … Read more

Update: CatchApp Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £700,000 Secured

CatchApp, a smart productivity software designed to be the one-stop solution for the growing scheduling needs of professionals, SMEs, and Enterprise users, is now set to close its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with more than £700,000 raised from nearly 500 Crowdcube investors. The funding… Read More The post Update: CatchApp Set to Close Crowdcube … Read more

Mental Wellness Mobile App Creator People Matter Surpasses £300,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

People Matter., the creator of the mental wellness companion mobile app, has successfully secured its initial £300,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  Founded in 2018, People Matter. states that it exists to “empower and protect” people at work from the negative impact… Read More The post Mental Wellness Mobile App Creator People … Read more