Virgin Money launches free digital package ‘Money Management’ to help small businesses streamline finances
Oct16

Virgin Money launches free digital package ‘Money Management’ to help small businesses streamline finances

Virgin Money has launched a free, full money management package to support small business customers with their day-to-day financial operations and ensure they have a complete view of their past, current and future financial position. In partnership with market-leading fintech company, Strands, Virgin Money will be the first UK bank and Mastercard issuer to offer Money Management, aimed at empowering small business owners with under...

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Crif signs agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Strands INC. To create a worldwide digital solutions provider for open Banking Business.
Mar30

Crif signs agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Strands INC. To create a worldwide digital solutions provider for open Banking Business.

CRIF, a global company specialized in credit bureau, business information, credit and open banking solutions, announces an agreement to acquire the total shareholding of Strands, a FinTech company specialized in advanced digital banking solutions. The closing of the deal is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks. Strands, based in the US, is one of the top global providers of AI-driven Business and Personal Financial Management...

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Unleashing AI’s potential in financial services
Oct31

Unleashing AI’s potential in financial services

Luis Rodriguez, Chief Product & Innovation Officer at Strands explores how financial institutions can overcome the barriers in AI deployment and capitalise on its true potential The idea that machines have the potential to make better decisions than us humans is nothing new. The recent explosion of available data, coupled with advances in technology has elevated AI’s commercial credibility, which, unsurprisingly, the financial...

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PFM Pioneer Strands Reaches 500 Bank Milestone
May04

PFM Pioneer Strands Reaches 500 Bank Milestone

Fintech company is serving 100m customers of the world’s largest banks including Barclays, BBVA and Deutsche Bank Strands today announced that 500 banks and 100 million banking customers worldwide are using digital banking services powered by the company’s award-winning technology. The company is now active in 87 countries, and serves 500 of the world’s largest banks including; Barclays, Bank of Montreal, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Commercial...

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Kenya’s most Innovative Bank Launches Mobile-First Digital Banking Service
Mar15

Kenya’s most Innovative Bank Launches Mobile-First Digital Banking Service

Commercial Bank of Africa Limited  has recently launched the region’s first Digital Banking Service, CBA Loop, which incorporates Personal Financial Management (PFM) solution, in collaboration with Strands. CBA, has presence across several countries in Eastern Africa including Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda and has plans to expand its footprint to other suitable markets in Africa including Ivory Coast and Nigeria. This will mark the...

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Strands Hires Former CaixaBank Veteran Oscar Sala
Oct14

Strands Hires Former CaixaBank Veteran Oscar Sala

Oscar will be responsible for innovation in our product line and in helping consolidate our position as the Fintech partner for banks. Oscar spent 16 years at CaixaBank in various digital transformation roles, contributing to the development of CaixaBank’s online channels and promoting a customer-centric banking service model. In recent years he has focused on innovation in digital banking and responding to new trends and customer...

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