BMO Harris Bank picks FIS for multi-year core banking transformation

Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank has signed a multi-year core banking modernisation deal with FIS. BMO is a longstanding user of FIS systems The bank will deploy the FIS Modern Banking Platform to underpin expected growth in its retail banking operations. BMO is a long-standing FIS client, but will now add the vendor’s Digital One, Code … Read more

GrabPay, the In-App Digital Wallet of Super App Grab, Introduces DuitNow QR Feature in Malaysia

GrabPay, the in-app wallet of Super app Grab, recently announced that it has introduced the GrabPay DuitNow QR feature across Malaysia. The GrabPay digital wallet was reportedly the first in Malaysia to sign-up with PayNet and offer this feature which is now available across the… Read More The post GrabPay, the In-App Digital Wallet of … Read more

Federal appeal overturns New York block on US Fintech Charter

An appeals court panel has overturned a New York ruling which allowed the state’s financial services regulator to block the ambitious “Fintech Charter”. The OCC says it is reviewing its charter process The Second Circuit Court has ruled the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) can grant special purpose bank charters to nondepository … Read more

India’s Paytm confirms getting board approval for its $3bn IPO

Alibaba-backed One97 Communications, which owns mobile payments firm Paytm, has received a green nod from its board to go public. In a letter to all its stakeholders and employees having stock options, the company said it had received in-principle approval from its board to issue… Read More The post India’s Paytm confirms getting board approval … Read more

Equity Crowdfunding Platform Ata Plus in Malaysia Appoints Karen Puah as COO

Ata Plus, an equity crowdfunding platform and Recognized Market Operator (RMO) that has been registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia, recently revealed that it has appointed Karen Puah to serve as its Chief Operating Officer. Ata Plus is a blockchain enhanced Equity Crowdfunding online platform,… Read More The post Equity Crowdfunding Platform Ata Plus in … Read more

Update: Bitcoin Buying Platform BitcoinPoint Surpasses £300,000 Through Crowdcube Round

  BitcoinPoint, a UK-based Bitcoin buying platform, has successfully secured more than £300,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which launched last month, quickly surpassed its initial £100,000 and has attracted nearly 940 Crowdcube investors. As previously reported, BitcoinPoint stated that its in-house software… Read More The post Update: Bitcoin Buying Platform BitcoinPoint Surpasses … Read more