Jul 14, 2020

Shift Connect to help Currencycloud drive global expansion

Fintech
Finance
Technology
Evelyn Howat
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Currencycloud announces partnership with Shift Connect, a leading Canadian FX consultant...

Shift Connect, Canada’s preeminent global payments and foreign exchange platform, is partnering with Currencycloud, the leader in providing B2B embedded cross-border solutions, to power its expansion into new territories including the US, Europe and UK.

“We listened to our customers, who regularly gave referrals into other regions, and businesses across the globe requesting our services. Our partnership with Currencycloud will allow us to move swiftly into new territories and deliver the fast, secure, stress-free and competitive payments service we have become known for in Canada.” - Dave Kelcher, CEO at Shift Connect.

 Taking advantage of Currencycloud’s global reach and trusted service, Shift Connect will round out their FX services, global payments and customer onboarding, allowing them to reach new customers and expand its community of highly satisfied customers across the globe.

"Entering new markets and territories can often be a time consuming and expensive process, especially in the complex world of foreign exchange and payments. Our platform, which includes a global payments network, regulatory coverage and efficient on-boarding processes, will help Shift Connect to expand their business internationally both quickly and efficiently and allow them to concentrate on the important work – attracting new customers and building on the success that they’ve had in Canada. We look forward to supporting them with their global expansion.” - Richard Arundel, General Manager & Co-founder of Currencycloud.

About Currencycloud

Launched in 2012, Currencycloud is based in London and is regulated in Europe, the US and Canada. It is a global payments platform built on smart technology that takes the complexity out of moving money. Developers use its API building blocks to build customised payment solutions. 

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Jun 14, 2021

The FinTech Show: Bitcoin, crypto mining, and payments

Bitcoin
cryptomining
Payments
Fintech
1 min
Scott Birch, Editorial Director, and Will Girling, Editor of FinTech Magazine, poll our community on El Salvador's decision to make Bitcoin legal tender

In episode six of the FinTech Show (originally broadcast live on 11 June at 2pm BST), Scott Birch and Will Girling discuss:

  • El Salvador becoming the first country to make Bitcoin legal tender
  • China's decision to clamp down on crypto mining operations
  • The new developments in post-COVID payments, including the EU's decision to give every citizen a digital wallet

We also explore the newly released June '21 edition of FinTech Magazine, including a special look at our profile piece on HOOPP and the future of small business lending (guided by iwoca). Special thanks go to Valeria Simantob for providing the front cover of that issue.

Before you go! Follow us on LinkedIn and make sure to tune in on 25 June for the next FinTech Show.

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