16 Banking, Insurance and Fintech Professionals Named Among 2022 Top B2B Marketing Influencers

CMO Huddles, a community of business-to-business (B2B) marketing leaders, have released its selection of this year’s top B2B marketing influencers. The 101 Top B2B Marketing Influencers of 2022 list recognizes the best marketing leaders from around the world who didn’t

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Interest in Media for Equity on the Rise

Media for equity, a financing option that provides advertising in return for equity in a company, is proliferating at an increasing rate, recognized by startups as a powerful engine for sustainable growth. Also known as media for growth or airtime

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A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM to Discontinue Blockchain Trade Platform Tradelens

A.P. Moller – Maersk  and IBM announced the decision to withdraw the TradeLens offerings and discontinue the platform. Starting immediately, the TradeLens team is taking action to withdraw the offerings and discontinue the platform, and the intent is that the

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Swiss Digital Bank Alpian Ramps up Athlete Endorsements to Appeal to the Mass Affluent

Swiss digital bank Alpian has announced the appointment of Sébastien Buemi as honorary “chief inspiration officer,” adding the Swiss professional racing driver to its list of existing brand ambassadors, among which tennis world champion Belinda Bencic and freestyle snowboarder and

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Alpian ernennt Sébastien Buemi zum dritten ehrenamtlichen Chief Inspiration Officer

Nachdem Alpian im Oktober 2022 offiziell als erste digitale Privatbank der Schweiz an den Start ging, gibt das Unternehmen heute die Ernennung von Rennfahrer-Champion Sébastien Buemi zum neuen ehrenamtlichen Chief Inspiration Officer bekannt. Er wird neben der Tennisweltmeisterin Belinda Bencic

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France, Luxembourg and EIB Conduct Joint Wholesale CBDC Experiment

The Banque de France, Banque centrale du Luxembourg and European Investment Bank (EIB) successfully conducted a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) experiment. The experiment, known as the Venus initiative, involved a 100 million euro digital native bond issuance by

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Conferma Pay, Sabre and Mastercard Issue B2B Virtual Travel Payment Cards

UK virtual corporate card provider Conferma Pay and US travel tech company Sabre have partnered with Mastercard to issue virtual cards for B2B travel payments. The solution involves generating single use card numbers to enable travel buyers and suppliers to

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Belgium’s OpenWay Launches Card-as-a-Service Platform

Belgian payment processing company OpenWay has added card issuing software to its Way4 digital payments platform covering credit, debit, corporate, fleet, instalment, prepaid, loyalty, and gift cards. The new “card-as-a-service” software includes features such as carbon footprint trackers for each

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UBS Chooses Regula’s Identity Verification Solutions to Automate Onboarding

UBS has partnered with Latvian identity verification company Regula to create a fully automated and 24/7 account opening process for new customers. Instead of real-time video interviews, which were previously required by UBS to verify new customers, the enrollment process

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BVNK Acquires System Pay Services to Provide Licensed E-Money Services

UK crypto payments platform BVNK has acquired payments company System Pay Services for its Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license after receiving Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval. The EMI license enables BVNK to broaden its product offering to include e-money services,

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