Canada

Canadian ID Verification Firm Trulioo Raises US$394 Million, Valued at US$1.75 Billion

Trulioo, a Canadian global identity and business verification provider, announced that it has completed a US$394 million Series D round at a US$1.75 billion valuation. The Series D round was led by TCV, a growth equity firm, with participation from

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Wealthsimple Raises US$ 610 Million, Canadian Celebrities Buy In

Wealthsimple, a Canadian online investment management service focused on millennials, announced that it has raised $610 million (C$750 million) in a funding round. This latest investment has pushed its valuation to about $4 billion (C$5 billion). The round was led by

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56 Fintech Billionaires Worth a Combined US$327B in 2021

There are 56 fintech billionaires around the world who combine a total net worth of US$327.7 billion, data curated by Finextra based on Forbes’ 2021 World’s Billionaires list show. These represent some of the world’s biggest and most successful fintech

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Global Mapping: Open Banking Key Players in 2021

Dutch payment news and intelligence the Paypers has released an updated version of its infographic of the global open banking ecosystem in 2021, mapping key solution providers and their core offerings and solutions. The map categories open banking companies in

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Neobanks Come for Kids and Teens

Neobanks and digital banks have set new standards in customer experience and expectations, pushing incumbents to get out of their comfort zone and innovate. After accumulating an estimated 39 million users worldwide, neobanks are now coming after the next generation,

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COVID-19 Accelerates Adoption of Contactless Payments

Consumers around the world are switching to contactless to help with social distancing, accelerating the adoption of contactless payments that was already under way With 15% penetration, contactless still has potential for further growth RBR’s Global Payment Cards Data and

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Central Bank Group Including SNB Assess Cases For Central Digital Currencies

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experience as

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New Report Sheds Light on Booming Challenger Bank Market

The challenger bank trend first emerged in Europe and has progressively gained traction in all parts of the world. Today, challenger banks are growing significantly and attracting big money. According to FT Partners’ newly released The Rise of Challenger Banks:

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Meet the 8 Shortlisted Fintechs for the UK-Led Global Fintech Sandbox, GFIN

Last year, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) expressed intentions about launching a global sandbox, and just a few months later, announced a collaboration with regulators around the world to create that sandbox for innovative fintech firms to interact with

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10 New Fintech Startups for F10 Accelerator in Zurich

F10 Incubator and Accelerator goes into its second round with the P3 «Product to Market Program». The one-day matchmaking event taking place on Thursday, 7th of March, complements the existing F10 portfolio of international hackathons and the Accelerator program. Its

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