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Today In Digital-First Banking: Zeta Lands $250 Million; Together Credit Union Collaborates With PSCU

Today In Digital-First Banking: Zeta Lands $250 Million; Together Credit Union Collaborates With PSCU

May 25, 2021 at 07:43PM
by PYMNTS

In today’s top news in digital-first banking, Zeta has raised $250 million in a Series C funding round backed by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, while Together Credit Union in St. Louis is working with PSCU for credit and debit processing support and services. Plus, Square is said to be getting ready to provide savings and checking accounts to small to medium-sized business (SMBs) clients.

Zeta Closes $250 Million SoftBank Funding At $1.5 Billion Valuation

Zeta, the banking technology platform, has landed $250 million in a Series C funding round supported by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, providing the upstart with a $1.45 billion valuation. The firm was founded by Bhavin Turakhia, who serves as chief executive officer, and Ramki Gaddipati, who serves as chief technology officer.

Together Credit Union Teams With PSCU For Credit, Debit Processing

PSCU, the payments credit union service organization (CUSO), said on Tuesday (May 25) that Together Credit Union in St. Louis has joined the cooperative for “full-service credit and debit card processing support and services.” Together Credit Union’s credit and debit processing services will be converted in Q4 of 2021.

Report: Square Prepares To Provide Savings, Checking Accounts To SMBs

Square is reportedly preparing to offer checking accounts and saving accounts to SMB clients. Indications of the plan appear in hidden programming language in a recent update for the firm’s app for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Square is reportedly planning to offer a 0.5 percent interest rate for its savings account through this year.

Mission Lane Acquires Honeydue To Expand Debit, Digital Banking

Mission Lane, the FinTech firm, has purchased Honeydue, which is a fellow FinTech concentrated on helping people control their finances. Honeydue also assists consumers who are aiming to develop better financial literacy through its app and banking services. Mission Lane assists people who are aiming to build or rebuild their credit and financial lives.

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