Curve launches “Curve Send” for payments in 25 currencies
Curve, the so-called “over-the-top” banking platform that lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card and app, is launching a new feature to make it possible to send money to friends and contacts.Dubbed “Curve Send,” the feature lets you send money from any of your bank accounts (via the debit cards you have linked to Curve) to any other account in over 25 different currencies.
Insurance for items that you can turn on and off easily
Australia will be the first market for a fintech app which allows you to buy insurance for individual items of value, such as cameras, laptops, bikes, or instruments, turning it on or off as you please. The US startup Trove's decision to launch this new on-demand app in Australia first is due to support it has received from Suncorp as well as Australia's regulatory environment and the high penetration of smart phones.