Friday, September 20, 2019


Digital receipt player Sensibill raises $31.5m

Sensibill, a Toronto-based AI-powered digital receipt startup targeting freelancers and small business owners, has raised US$31.5 million in a Series B funding round joined by National Bank of Canada. Read more: finextra

Bank APIs not ready for PSD2 deadline – Tink

With PSD2’s Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) deadline fast approaching, Swedish open banking platform Tink Read more: finextra

Canada-based Manulife Bank is betting on conversational AI to hook customers

The Canadian banking ecosystem, a walled fortress comprised of a handful of major institutions that own most customer relationships, recently added a new digital-only, mobile participant. Read more: bankinnovation

These tech companies are eyeing for Singapore’s digital banking license

On Friday, June 28, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that the government is set to issue up to five digital banking licenses to provide an opportunity for non-bank finance industry players to enter the banking scene. Read more: e27

Uber drives financial inclusion with in-app account from BBVA

Uber is tapping the power of Open Banking to provide unbanked drivers with access to a digital account from BBVA within its mobile app in Mexico. Read more: finextra

NatWest trials video banking service for business customers

NatWest is to launch a new video banking channel from which business customers can hold pre-arranged live chats with staff members via their mobile device, tablet or PC. Read more: finextra

Singapore Advances Digital Only Bank Sector with Five New Digital Bank...

Singapore Advances Digital Only Bank Sector with Five New Digital Bank Licenses Read more: fintechranking

Jack Henry Acquires Geezeo

Two of Finovate’s earliest alums – Jack Henry and Geezeo – are joining forces in an acquisition announced today. Read more: finovate

Zafin Forges Core Systems Partnership with DXC

DXC Technology and Zafin have announced a partnership between the digital banking front-end and the product and pricing control solutions. Read more: finovate

Russia’s Largest Bank Is Quitting Central Bank’s Blockchain Project

Masterchain, the bank blockchain project developed under the auspices of the Russian central bank. Read more: coindesk