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The chatbot tech leverages Kasisto’s conversational AI platform.
With the acquisition, the San Francisco-based FinTech is aiming to expand into the wealth management market. Developers will now be able to integrate a consumer’s full financial picture into future financial apps.
With Xoom, Canadians can send money abroad, pay bills, or reload phones in more than 130 international countries.
Insight Venture Partners is leading the round, with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and a few existing investors also participating.
Calgary-based artificial intelligence startup chata.ai has entered the payment processing market by launching an integration with online payment platform Stripe.
One of the benefits of EU membership, and something that has undoubtedly benefited UK FinTech startups, is so-called “passporting” of financial services. This sees a certain level of financial regulatory harmony across the EU and means that companies authorised in any EU state can offer their services freely in any other, and with minimal additional authorisation.
Businesses can now use Square’s platform to accept payments in every major channel: brick-and-mortar, online, and on mobile.
Robinhood, the US-based “zero-fee” stock-trading app and cryptocurrency exchange, is stealthily recruiting for a new London office ahead of plans to eventually launch in the UK.
Monerium, which has raised a $2 million seed round, is developing a solution for transacting fiat currencies over blockchains, what it calls “e-money.”