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Wave brings business services to RBC’s online banking platform

O Canada indeed!

Wave – a business financial management (BFM) solutions provider from Toronto – has signed a deal that will integrate its invoicing, accounting, and business financial insights technology into Royal Bank of Canada’s online banking platform.

Ovamba and Microsoft team for first African language driven chatbot

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Fintech firm Ovamba says it is working with Microsoft to create “the first African language driven chatbot designed to serve the millions of African SMEs who face exclusion from financial services due to the challenges of functional and business literacy”.

Bill.com discloses September investment round, doubles total funding

Tandem's future is secured

Business payments network Bill.com has updated the news regarding the $100 million in funding it landed last month. The round was lead by JP Morgan Chase and Temasek.

NAB gets down and under to overhaul SME business loans

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National Australia Bank (NAB) has unveiled a complete overhaul of its existing business standard loan form contracts that will “benefit” over 130,000 Australian business owners.

Top fintech stories this week – 6 October 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

SaaS-y Mambu powers New10’s Dutch SME lending

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New10, ABN Amro’s newly launched fintech firm, has selected Mambu’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) engine to power a range of SME lending products in the Netherlands. Like many start-ups, speed is part of the sales pitch, and New10 says it aims to provide credit decisions for SMEs within 15 minutes and offers a fully digital application process. […]

Curve integrates with Xero to automate expense reports

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London-based start-up Curve, a mobile app that enables users to spend from all their accounts with one card, is dangling a juicy carrot in front of small business owners and freelancers – it will handle their expense reports.

Credo Bank completes Temenos T24 core banking system upgrade

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Credo Bank, a Georgia-based bank providing sustainable financial services for micro businesses and SMEs, has moved to the latest version of Temenos’ T24 core banking system.

Banking on a new competitive environment – marketplace banking

Peter-Jan Van de Venn, Five Degrees

Marketplace banking has the potential to deliver an interconnected financial services industry where banks can get closer to their small business customers explains Five Degrees’ Peter-Jan Van de Venn.

Banking Technology October 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology October 2017

Oh brave new world! Where transparency reigns. The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

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