Blackstone announced a commitment to 2,000 refugee hires across its global portfolio companies and at its real estate properties, including 1,500 refugees in the United States alone, by the end of 2025. As part of the announcement, Blackstone is joining Tent, a non-profit network of major companies committed to supporting refugees worldwide. To date, Blackstone’s
Square launched Tap to Pay on iPhone to its millions of sellers across the U.S. Available within the Square Point of Sale iOS app, Tap to Pay on iPhone lets sellers of all sizes accept contactless payments directly from their iPhone, with no additional hardware required and at no additional cost to the seller. With Tap
While the financial services industry is viewed as lacking significant diversity, many studies have shown a strong business case for promoting diversity and inclusion. A recent study, The Journey of African American Insurance Professionals, offers some practical suggestions for recruiting and retaining African Americans, a group that is underrepresented in the industry. The study, conducted in
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that it is partnering with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, to transform how data is accessed, shared and leveraged across a number of its services. Using the Snowflake Data Cloud, DTCC aims to further promote market
Nova Credit, the world’s leading consumer-permission credit bureau, today announced that it has partnered with HSBC to provide the bank with global access to its cross-border credit data product, Credit Passport, creating more opportunities for credit access to cross-border customers across the globe. Through this partnership, HSBC will have the authorization to access the translated
Chase, the largest co-brand card issuer in the U.S., and DoorDash, the local commerce platform, today announced plans to launch the first-ever DoorDash credit card, with Mastercard as the exclusive payments network for the new card. The DoorDash Rewards Mastercard will allow cardmembers to unlock benefits and earn rewards on purchases both on and off the DoorDash platform.
Fintech is a vast market. It can disrupt the traditional banking system and create new opportunities for financial services. In the past decade, we have seen an increasing number of startups focusing on this industry, leading to many more disruptions and innovations in how we handle our finances. Courses in fintech are the newest big
Leading digital banking infrastructure enabler Signzy today said that it had raised INR 210 Crore (US$26 Million) from Gaja Capital and its existing investors, Vertex Ventures and Arkam Ventures, in its latest funding round. The Bengaluru-based Fintech SaaS startup further stated that it would use the additional funds to improve its “No-code Workflow Digitalization” platform and solutions
Affirm, the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, today announced the expansion of its relationship with Amazon to Canada, bringing increased payment flexibility and transparency to customers shopping on Amazon.ca. This payment option will be available during checkout to all eligible customers in both English and French within the next month.
Nexi, the leading PayTech in Europe, and Global Blue, the leading technology company in tax‐free shopping and added‐value payments, enter into a strategic partnership aimed at integrating Nexi’s payment solutions directly into existing Property Management Systems (PMS) and Point Of Sale (POS) software platforms. This agreement further strengthens a long‐term relationship on DCC (Dynamic Currency
Even before the pandemic hit, sectors like retail, gaming or e-healthcare moved quickly to embrace the speed, convenience and experience of digital services – led by technology pioneers like Amazon or Google. Despite the availability of online tools and support via apps or chatbots, traditional banks and financial institutions have traditionally encouraged consumers to visit
FintechCashier’s new banking business model and future services are promising. Yes, you heard right, FintechCashier is to release its first “Lite Label” Banking-As-A-Service subscription that allows it to manage the Merchants/ Affiliates/ Customers/ Acquirers and Prepaid issuing all from Backend solution. FintechCashier has recovered from the entire COVID-19 pandemic and is now more resilient than ever. They now