Ireland FinTech

Apr
07

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 […]

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Apr
07

EML acquires Sentenial Group & enters the Open Banking market in Europe

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.

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Mar
25

Wayflyer grows Australian business with new investments and partnerships

Wayflyer plans to expand its presence in Australia through new hires and investments in the country’s rapidly growing SME-sized eCommerce businesses.

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Feb
26

Fintech Ignition Advice expands European team with UK footprint

Fintech Ignition Advice continue their growth with a move into the UK market establishing new teams in London and Edinburgh.

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