Stripe, one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable private fintech companies, has chosen Dubai for its first expansion into the Middle East and North Africa.
Standard Chartered turbocharges digital payments proposition with investment and the merger of CurrencyFair with Assembly Payments
CurrencyFair, a global cross-border payments platform and Assembly Payments, whose platform automates complex payment workflows, today announce their merger as a result of a strategic investment by Standard Chartered, subject to regulatory approval. SC Ventures, the innovation, ventures and fintech investments unit of Standard Chartered is doubling down on its commitment to the rapidly growing payments industry, following its earlier investment in Assembly Payments in 2020. Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered said, “Digital payments is a core strategic area for Standard Chartered and our 2020 investment in Assembly Payments greatly enhanced our presence in the domestic payments business. By bringing together the complementary strengths of CurrencyFair and […]
EML has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Sentenial Group for €70 million upfront, plus an earn-out component of up to €40 million.
New Irish start-up approves residential bridging loans in Cork totalling over €2m in first two months of 2021
Property entrepreneurs and investors in Cork looking for bridging loans will now be able to get loan finance for residential properties in a matter of days.
Wayflyer plans to expand its presence in Australia through new hires and investments in the country’s rapidly growing SME-sized eCommerce businesses.