12 February 2018 | Financial startups | Mobile payments | News | Prepaid cards

Application-based Monzon bank is holding preparatory negotiations with the authorities in the United States to expand its customer reach to the market. Tom Blomfield was talking to the CNBC reporters noting that the startup in at its early stage of conducting the research of the market and the discussions are held on the potential employment.

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31 January 2018 | Financial startups | News | Payment gateways | Payments

Mastercard is partnering with Boost Payment Solutions, a US B2B acquirer company helping businesses to optimize their card payment processing, over enabling acceptance of commercial card payments in the Caribbean region.

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12 January 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Financial startups | Personal finance management

Insurtech startups are disrupting the insurance landscape, bringing access to insurance applications and services right to the desktops or mobile devices of consumers, eliminating the need to go to brick-and-mortar insurers or carriers, while cutting the costs of insurance and even making it possible to acquire policies for one hour period. Below are some major insurtech companies currently recognized in the industry.

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10 January 2018 | Debit cards | Financial startups | News | Prepaid cards

Transferwise, announced the introduction of its customer borderless bank account accompanied by a debit card to select users to enable them to make payments in any of its supported 28 currencies. Last year the company launched its bank account for business clients, promising to do the same for wider audience at a later date.

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5 January 2018 | Articles | Banking techs | Financial startups | Mobile payments

Mobile only banks make routine financial operations convenient and cheaper for consumers globally, as they oppose to traditional banking giants arbitrarily establishing their own charges and fees for simple products or services. Mobile banks have no physical branches, which means they do not need to include their real estate expenses into the commissions paid by customers for the servicing. Mobile banks are as a matter of fact the usual banks, as they offer plastic cards and ATM cash withdrawals along with other added-value services, but their entire ecosystem is based on online or mobile environment.

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