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Cross River and Sardine Partner to Build Critical Risk and Payments Infrastructure

Cross River

April 25, 2022

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April 25, 2022

Cross River and Sardine Partner to Build Critical Risk and Payments Infrastructure for Fintech, Web3 and Crypto Companies

Sardine will leverage Cross River’s payments platform as part of its integrated fraud prevention software for fiat and crypto transactions

Partnership further solidifies Cross River’s position as the infrastructure provider to the fintech and crypto ecosystems

FORT LEE, N.J. - Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, today announced a partnership with Sardine, a behavior-based fraud and compliance platform for digital wallets and neobanks, to ensure Sardine’s customers have a reliable way to gain immediate access to funds through Cross River’s infrastructure platform.

“As a crypto-first financial institution, supporting the crypto industry is not only core to Cross River’s mission, but it’s also our responsibility,” said Luca Cosentino, Head of Digital Assets at Cross River. “Sardine is working on one of the most important problems in the payments and crypto world and we are proud to serve them with our API-driven payments infrastructure, the base layer of the fastest growing fintech and crypto companies.”

"We are excited to partner with Sardine to deliver an elegant infrastructure solution for the next wave of fintech and crypto companies,” said Keith Vander Leest, Director of Payments at Cross River. “The Sardine team has the experience and know-how to help crypto partners make the crypto on-ramp or off-ramp process user friendly and efficient.  The value-add on top of our proprietary banking and payments core, COS, that Sardine has created is quite innovative."

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