2C2P, a global payments platform and Ant Group announced a strategic partnership to accelerate digital payment adoption and innovation. The partnership, upon completion, will see Ant Group becoming the majority shareholder of 2C2P. Through the strategic partnership, 2C2P’s extensive pool of merchants inclusive of global and regional brands will be connected with Alipay+, extending its current 250 payment options offering to include even more e-wallets and local payment methods. With this, merchants will benefit from a wider geographical reach, connecting seamlessly to over one billion consumers globally.
Listo! announced that it is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the launch of its consumer financial services to provide equitable financial products to millions of Latino borrowers in the US.
Harbourfront Wealth Management (HFWM or Harbourfront) announced the appointment of Ryan Ackers as Vice President of Business Development to the Canadian independent wealth management firm. Ryan Ackers joins Harbourfront from GBL where he led Business Development for Western Canada, Canada’s largest provider of IPPs and RCAs.
A new survey shows investor confidence in local and international capital markets is now lower than it was at the depth of the COVID-19 pandemic. Plunges in the sharemarket, ongoing global political unrest, inflationary challenges and associated broader economic uncertainty all led to the concerning results in the survey conducted from 10-15 June 2022.
Wolters Kluwer Finance, Risk & Regulatory Reporting (FRR) presents a CFO Roundtable discussion for finance leaders and other senior decision makers in banking and financial services that explores the future of regulatory compliance in banking and how organizations can leverage technology to augment data governance and risk analysis capabilities.
Akulaku, a banking and digital finance platform, announced the Akulaku PayLater partnership with Alipay+, which will allow Indonesian consumers to use its BNPL solution Akulaku PayLater at Alipay+’s global merchants.
Mambu, an SaaS cloud banking platform, has announced general availability across three leading cloud providers AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, expanding its market reach. The fintech’s cloud approach allows complete flexibility for customers to meet ambitious expansion plans seamlessly, giving customers the choice to use the most secure, reliable and high-performance technology stack available. Mambu customers have a choice of provider based on their specific business, technical and regulatory requirements, located in the same or a different geographical region, without impacting availability or service levels.
Crypto has fallen by over $2T trillion in the past year, and contracted values are expected to stay low. The FTX crypto exchange, formerly worth $40 billion, has gone bankrupt. This has affected over a million users, including 30,000 Australians. The implosion is one in a string of collapses that started with Luna in May 2022, when the TerraUSD became unanchored.
The platform, which doesn’t fund discretionary purchases, but helps users manage household bills such as telecommunications, energy and car registrations, allows consumers and businesses to simply upload a bill and Deferit pays it off immediately. Users then pay it back in four equal installments for a fixed monthly fee of $5.99 (like a Netflix subscription) with no interest or late fees charged at any stage
There’s a lot of information out there about tax, so we’ve provided some basic steps to help you get started. The best advice for first-time lodgers is to be prepared – whether you choose to use the services of a registered tax agent or lodge your own return.