The percentage of US consumers using technology to manage their finances jumped from 58% last year to 88% this year, per a Plaid survey. The online survey was conducted from July 6-20, 2021 among 2,000 US adults.
Afterpay, a company involved in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, has announced the debut of Afterpay Ads, a new suite of advertising products to help brands reach, acquire and activate high intent, loyal shoppers across the Afterpay ecosystem.
Fintechs raised $30.79 billion across 657 deals, a staggering 30% rise on the first quarter. The total funding for 2021 already exceeds all funding raised during the entirety of 2020, according to CB Insights.
The program will help promote awareness of the urgent need to preserve the habitats of these and more than 2,000 other Critically Endangered Wildlife species.
Proximity mobile payment user base in the US will surpass 100 million this year. This is according to new data from eMarketer.
In November, the Chinese government urged tech companies to cater to the elderly, and China’s digital giants are now tapping into the so-called silver market.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Edelman’s fintech and crypto expert, Martyna Borys CMPRCA, as the Chair of its new Financial Services & Fintech Group.
William Mills Agency, the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, has been selected by Sensibill for public relations services.
Arcesium LLC, a global financial technology and professional services firm has expanded its footprint into Europe, opening a new office in London.