Bottlepay granted crypto asset business status by UK regulator

Securing FCA registration hailed as ‘breakthrough’ for the Bitcoin-based global payments company.

Brex secures $300m in Series D-2 round

The US fintech has hired Karandeep Anand as chief product officer to lead its product portfolio expansion efforts, which the latest investment will be used to fund.

Salt Edge has been selected by sync. app

The partnership provides enhanced global bank connectivity for sync. users.

Allica Bank joins APPG for Challenger Banks and Building Societies

As an associate member, the bank will sponsor the APPG’s annual reception in March.

Insight: What does 2022 hold for Open Banking and Open Finance?

Nesta Challenges’ Catherine Thompson makes four predictions for UK Open Banking and Open Finance in 2022.

Bottomline to be acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.6bn

Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo.

Barclays announces payments tie-up with SAP

Insight: As 2022 looms, will Open Banking payments make another breakthrough?

Open Banking Expo caught up with Todd Clyde, CEO, Token to get his view on whether 2022 really will be the year we remember A2A becoming the primary payment method for loading digital wallets.

Digital payments gaining preference among LatAm consumers

The research by Rapyd found that 96% of Mexicans and Brazilians, 87% of Colombians, and 84% of Argentinians make regular use of non-bank payment apps.

Moneyhub and Mutual Vision collaborate to bring Open Banking to UK building societies

Under the partnership, Moneyhub will provide the data and payment API connections and technology engine for Mutual Vision’s Open Banking services.

HPE chosen by Barclays to provide private cloud platform

The HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform will host more than 100,000 workloads across the banking group’s strategic hubs in the UK, US and Asia.