With our biweekly newsletter, you stay on top of all things embedded finance. We curate the most important news stories, and we share them with you our easy-to-digest newsletter format.

June 11, 2024

Nelly partners with Adyen to launch financial service hub for doctors

Swile switches infrastructure provider, Moco partners with Pliant for a new credit card offering, Sainsbury's partners with Klarna, Deel invest in an embedded finance player

May 28, 2024

German BaaS provider slides into insolvency

A vertical SaaS closes Series A right after embedded lending launch, Stripe launches new products and opens office in the UK, Visa re-invents the card and an in-depth US BaaS report shares the history and potential future for the market.

May 14, 2024

Travel giant Amadeus is preparing to launch a virtual card offering

Property investment platform launches embedded investment, Godaddy launches POS terminals, Freshbooks a new payment solution and a German bank partners with an embedded lending provider.

April 30, 2024

Stripe’s stronger focus on embedded finance

A vertical fintech launches in the movie industry, PrestaShop enables click to pay in partnership with Mastercard, JET expands mobile payments, Walmart partners with One for BNPL, Coupa with Bottomline and more.

April 16, 2024

How long until every vertical SaaS offers embedded finance products?

We see embedded finance in many areas, but vertical SaaS companies are ideally positioned. Why is that? Addiitonally, we cover IKEA's acquisition of Ikano Bank, Amazon Germany is working on a new credit card as well as ClearBank is growing and expanding, Swan partnering with Wise and a lot more.

April 4, 2024

The rise of new vertical providers | Quo vadis Solaris?

And Adobe Commerce partners with Adyen, ShopCircle launches funding for their e-commerce merchants, Walmart ends partnership with Capital One, Railsr is looking for an exit, MeaWallet launches card gateway and more.

March 19, 2024

Razer rebrands its fintech unit | Griffin & Lemon Markets with major announcements

SAP partners with Visa, Nationwide aims to buy Virgin Money, Amazon ceases its own underwriting and Uber launches the Uber Pro Card in Canada.

March 5, 2024

Treasury Prime focuses on bank-direct offering | Is UniCredit considering buying an European BaaS provider?

What does the major shift of Treasury Prime mean for the US BaaS landscape? Is Vodeno actually a good acquisition target for UniCredit? Plus news from Xero, Dayforce, Franklin, Griffin, Enfuce, Adyen and many more.

February 20, 2024

A small coffee chain increases revenue with embedded finance | Why you should follow fintech news and a Slovenian city launch new payment products, Tesco sells its bank, Liberis and Sprinque announce new partnerships, Mollie and Visa introduce new products.

February 6, 2024

Germany greenlights payment card for refugees | € 35 billion in e-money accounts

Messagebird wants to acquire an EMI, Club Employés and Circula launch an employee benefit card, BILL partners with Adyen and Apple perhaps never wanted to win the payment war.

January 30, 2024

Sainsbury's winds down banking unit | US partner banks under pressure | Why lesser embedded finance is better

Amazon faces critism for shutting its insurance store in the UK, healthcare provider in India can use a new embedded card solution, a new Embedded Finance report focusing on SaaS and marketplaces.

DataPlus launches embedded payment solution for hotels | ClearBank enters embedded banking

In the first edition of 2024, we cover also news from the embedders Tesla, Freshbooks, X, Sony, Rappi as well as infrastucture news from Adyen, Andaria and WealthKernel. Check out also the five jobs on the job board!

December 19, 2023

Motoring merchant Halfords extends credit product | My personal 2023 review

The first German city launches a social card, SAP Concur embeds virtual cards; Airbnb cooperates with Klarna and another bank makes losses on partnership with Apple.

December 3, 2023

Lexoffice embeds bank account | Embedded Lending provider Banxware raises Series A

Airline company SAS launches embedded insurance product, Apple reportedly breaks up with Goldman, Tesla struggles with insurance product and many BaaS news in Europe and the US.

November 19, 2023

How vertical can win against embedded | Why brands shouldn't build fintech products

Xero launches bill payments, Apple launches Open Banking in UK and tap payments in France, Shopify offers tax services through a new partnership plus many news that are not purely embedded finance but still very relevant.

November 7, 2023

Swiss retailer Coop launches financial products | Should you build or buy your banking frontend?

Publk launches SocialCard for refugees, Elon Musk plans to replace your bank by the end of 2024, Onvista embeds trading feature, US regulation might kill loyalty programs

October 24, 2023

GoDaddy in Shopify's footsteps | Modulr restricts onboarding | HR meets fintech

GoDaddy is becoming a fintech, Block is acquiring one, fleet management provider Motive is launching a card, Xero simplifies supplier payments and more.

October 10, 2023

Is TikTok launching a fintech product? | Bank BaaS vs. standalone | Should brands acquire fintech startups?

Everything is Fintech: In the past two weeks, companies in social media, airlines and B2B SaaS are moving forward with their financial product offerings. But not everything will work out. Learn more!

September 26, 2023

Xbox launches credit card | QuickBook turns a partner into an enemy with embedded finance

Two retail companies are jumping onto embedded finance, Mercedes goes all-in for car payments, Delta is a fintech company and Orderbird and Sage launch financing products.

September 12, 2023

Embedded Finance in the wellness industry | Goldman Sachs receives warning for its Fintech unit | Update on our Job Board

Plus Pandadoc acquires payment startup; partners with Affirm and Rappi offers loans to restaurants.

August 29, 2023

Job Board | Status Quo of Embedded Finance

We help you to find your next role Embedded Finance, three new EF product launches in the US, infrastructure provider news from Visa, Treasury Prime and others. Plus a short overview of the five financial products in Embedded Finance.

August 10, 2023

Big Tech doubles down on EF | All Eyes on BaaS | How to win with EF

Amazon, Apple, Shopify, Twitter and Uber increase their Embedded Finance footprint and Banking-as-a-Service continues to grow.

July 11, 2023

Metro FS crosses 10,000 customers | Visa aquires Pismo | Don't compare apples to oranges

German wholesale provider Metro crosses important milestone; Shopware follows Shopify footstep and Twitter executes on Elon Musk's vision.

June 27, 2023

Website Builder Jimdo launches Banking Product | Railsbank's EU license revoked

Amazon launches financing option and Zalando's payment unit is following EF playbook.

June 13, 2023

Tim Hortons launches Credit Card | Weavr partners with Visa | The EF Education Gap

This edition covers also Engel & Voelkers, Mercedes-Benz, Enfuce, Banxware, Bond, Qenta, Stripe and more.

May 29, 2023

US bank acquires a BaaS provider | My personal EF story

This edition covers Obie, Car IQ, Zip, Monese, Swan, Alviere, Galileo and more.

May 15, 2023

Mercado Libre's Fintech game and how Embedded Finance is impacting customer behaviour

This edition covers news from Starbucks, MercadoLibre, WhatsApp, Apple, Microsoft, GoDaddy and more.

May 2, 2023

Share launches 'Future Bank Account' with ING and 'Embedded' is not a pure finance play

This edition covers Embedded Finance stories from Share, Shopify, GrubMarket, Apple, GoDaddy and Corplife.

April 17, 2023

Shopify's Embedded Finance journey and how to pick your first Financial Product

Agicap, WhatsApp and Handle launched Embedded Finance products. Unit, Loanstar, Lemonway and announced partnerships.

April 3, 2023

March 2023 Embedded Finance News

This edition covers news about Grover, Mercedes, DoorDash, Railsr, Weavr and Griffin as well as insightful reads about the role of banks in Embedded Finance.

March 1, 2023

February 2023 Embedded Finance News

This edition includes news about Quickbooks, Tesco and Buildertrend as well as insightful reads about new ways to buy your BigMac, the Evolution of Lending as a Service and more.

February 1, 2023

January 2023 Embedded Finance News

This edition includes news about Railsr, Marqeta and Falcon as well as insightful reads about Community Banks, Fintech Partnerships and EF impact on traditional banks.

January 2, 2023

December 2022 Embedded Finance News

This edition includes news about Griffin, Metro and Walmart as well as insightful reads about EF strategy, Starbucks and Social Commerce.

December 7, 2022

November 2022 Embedded Finance News

This edition includes news about Griffin, Moneybird and WooCommerce as well as insightful reads about EF in Mobility and regulatory challenges.