Fintech Press Releases

Latest press releases and industry updates in the financial services sector.

New Danish fintech startup Vibrant converts smartphones to full contactless payment terminals

Jens Bomholt from Vibrant
07 Jul 2021
Vibrant, an ambitious Danish fintech startup developing digital payments solutions for local merchants and small businesses has developed a brand new and unique technology that enables merchants to accept contactless card payments straight through their phones only using an app. Vibrant’s new ...

Digital Transaction wins Grand Prize “FinTech Start-up of the Year” at 2020 FinTech Awards

Jason Li from Digital Transaction
12 Jan 2021
HONG KONG, 12 January 2021 – Hong Kong-headquartered blockchain technology company Digital Transaction Limited won two awards at the 2020 FinTech Awards on 12 January 2021: “FinTech of the Year 2020 in Start-up” Grand Prize and “Outstanding Real Time Monitoring Blockchain Application System Solut...

Invoice factoring rising-star company SMEO secures €4 million in funding from Finch Capital and Precapital

Erika F. from Finch Capital
16 Dec 2020
Warsaw-headquartered FinTech SMEO has closed its latest capital injection with a €4 million investment from Finch Capital and Precapital. SMEO offers online factoring services for micro, small and medium enterprises, a sector which faces increasingly challenging capital constraints following ...

SPARQ begins its early adopter phase

Aleksandra from SPARQ
01 Dec 2020
SPARQ is delighted to announce the beginning of its early adopter phase, as we invite you to join our journey helping Millennials to better understand their personal finances through our new platform. The SPARQ platform provides the tools, knowledge and experience to help the young people of...

Fintech Start-up SPARQ Signs Agreement With Banking-as-a-Service Specialist Railsbank

Aleksandra from SPARQ
01 Nov 2020
Tallinn, 1 November, 2020. Estonian start-up fintech SPARQ has signed an agreement with Banking-as-a-Service specialist Railsbank which will allow it to fully develop its personal finance platform designed to optimise people’s interaction with money. Already in use with early adopters, SPARQ ...

Velmie launches mobile banking platform tailored for Africa

Paul Shumsky from Velmie
10 Jul 2020
Digital transformation could be a game-changer for the African continent, and FinTech is currently one of the main drivers of this technology revolution. The tremendous opportunity for digitally-driven financial services companies lies in the high proportion of unbanked citizens, the immense size...

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange PMEX chooses Cloudasset for their global digital payments

Vilma Valtonen from Cloudasset
17 Dec 2019
Cloudasset, Helsinki based Fintech company, has signed a 3-year agreement with Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) on December 16, 2019, to digitise their Global Payments and fund flows for Domestic and International customers. Under the agreement, Cloudasset’s P3 global platform will provide r...

Revolutionary Fintech of the Year 2019 is Cloudasset

Vilma Valtonen from Cloudasset
24 Oct 2019
Nordic Future Digital Finance Forum’s 8th edition was held in Valkoinen Sali, Helsinki on 22-23 October. The two-day event brought together hundreds of professionals from all around Europe including Fintechs, banks, investors and regulators. As part of the event Helsinki Fintech Farm organised ...

Finnish Fintech startup Cloudasset scores two category wins and a Grand Prix Special Prize in a prestigious e-Payments Challenge by Worldline

Vilma Valtonen from Cloudasset
23 Sep 2019
Cloudasset, a Helsinki based Fintech company, competed in Worldline’s E-Payments Challenge beside 26 Fintechs from around Europe. Cloudasset was awarded the most number of awards per company in the Worldline E-Payments Challenge this year including the Worldline’s Grand Prix Special Prize. Wor...

Swiss fintech launches startup & venture investment program focused on Switzerland

Alexander Antic from Stableton Financial AG
19 Jul 2019
- The aim of Stableton’s startup & venture program is to provide financial intermediaries and their clients efficient access to a segment that was traditionally difficult to invest in - Stableton Financial’s program forms part of the firm’s alternative investments platform announced earlier this...

Reap won the award for Outstanding Online Credit Card Payment Platform at ET Net's FinTech Awards 2018

Guillaume from Reap Technologies Limited
18 Mar 2019
Reap, Hong Kong's newest innovation in credit payments platform, won the award for Outstanding Online Credit Card Payment Platform at ET Net's FinTech Awards 2018 on March 6, 2019 The 1st FinTech Award to an online Credit Card Payment Platform that allows all businesses to pay any operating ex...

LendingFront Raises $4M to Help Lenders Modernize Small Business Lending Operations With Cloud Lending Software Platform

Jen Solomon from Newark Venture Partners
19 Aug 0001
New York, NY (January 8, 2019) – LendingFront, a leading small business lending software provider, today announced it has raised a $4 million Series A funding round led by Information Venture Partners with participation from Newark Venture Partners, Revel Partners, Contour Venture Partners and ex...

MoonRate helps to connect startups with ICO agencies

Mary from MoonRate
06 Jul 2018
MoonRate, a brand new platform just recently launched, is a truly unique resource. This new website is a listing for verified ICO agencies that allows anyone to access ratings, reviews, and cases of the global ICO agency market. The ICO market grows day by day with more and more ICO projects ...

“Daneel, the future of financial smart assistance in the cryptocurrency space”

Harold Kinet from Daneel
01 Jun 2018
Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain Blockchain is an innovative tool capable of permanently transforming our societies as well as the relationships between individuals, organizations and states. The technology relies on a chain of “blocks” (digital containers) capable of storing all sorts of ...

SuperCharger returns for its third programme in Hong Kong

Jen Lee from SuperCharger
23 Oct 2017
New FinTech accelerator model searching for start-ups that focus on human-centered banking Hong Kong, 23 October 2017 – SuperCharger, one of Asia’s leading FinTech accelerators, today announced the opening of applications for its 3rd programme in Hong Kong. Successful FinTech finalists will...

SuperCharger returns for its third programme in Hong Kong

Jen Lee from SuperCharger
24 Oct 2017
New FinTech accelerator model searching for start-ups that focus on human-centered banking Hong Kong, 23 October 2017 – SuperCharger, one of Asia’s leading FinTech accelerators, today announced the opening of applications for its 3rd programme in Hong Kong. Successful FinTech finalists will...