Cross River Bank Also Focusing on Payment Transactions

Cross River Bank is leveraging its fintech customers to grow its payment transaction services; the firm has digital lending partnerships with 17 companies and is the issuing lender for some of the industry’s top marketplace platforms; the firm’s business relationships have helped to expand its payments system customers with many of its customers naturally migrating to Cross River Bank’s payments system; the firm’s CEO Gilles Gades says its payments activity could double next year with help from existing relationships with Stripe and Google Wallet providing access to Mastercard Send; in payments, Cross River currently manages approximately 2 million transactions per month and it sees a substantial opportunity for gaining more market share; industry participants are also watching Cross River Bank’s plans for developing a newly branded bank called Almond Bank, which it has recently been investing in.  Source