Humm group limited, expanding its global reach

Team Veye | 25 Jan 2021 ASX - HUM
Humm group limited, expanding its global reach

Humm group limited (ASX: HUM)

humm announces proposed JV with neobank Douugh to enter the U.S.

humm Group Limited(ASX: HUM) on 1 December 2020 entered into a nonbinding Memorandum of Understanding with neobank Douugh (ASX: DOU)

Douugh (ASX: DOUN) is a purpose-led fintech and next-gen neobank, taking a proprietary artificial intelligence (AI)-first approach to disrupting the business model of banking, helping customers better manage their money and experience better financial health. It’s developing a subscription-based financial wellness platform, which helps customers spend wisely, save more and build wealth via a smart bank account and MasterCard debit card. It has official launched the financial wellness app on 17 November 2020 after a successful 18-month beta trial.

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Under this proposed Joint Venture neobank Douugh will deliver a Douugh “powered by humm” branded buy now pay anywhere solution into the U.S. market in 1H22. Douugh will utilise humm’s technology platform to manage a line of credit up to US$1,000 to eligible customers through a dedicated ‘Credit Jar’ on Douugh’s platform and virtual Mastercard, allowing customers to meet urgent expenses and pay back over six weekly instalments.

The JV is conditional on a number of customary conditions to be met

  • Douugh will be responsible for Credit decisioning, AI synthesis. Customer service, marketing and technology and automated collection within 30 days.
  • Humm will be responsible for BNPL technology platform warehouse funding, credit scorecard variables and acceptance criteria, credit losses and collection above 30 days

This is the first proposed joint venture generated by humm ventures, an initiative to explore new and innovative ways to rapidly expand the global reach and distribution of humm’s technology and capabilities. It comes two weeks after humm ventures announced its first strategic partnership with Mastercard to work with Mastercard’s partners to drive adoption of bundll and support development.

Humm is also making a strategic investment of $2,500,000 as part of Douugh’s capital raise to support the development and execution strategies. The investment is at an issue price of $0.22 per share.

flexigroup rebrands to humm

humm group limited (ASX: HUM) on 30 November 2020 announced that the Company’s securities will trade under the Australian Securities Exchange code “HUM” from this day.

  • ASX code “HUM” takes effect from 30 November 2020 (Data Source – Company Reports)


Veye’s Take

Humm being Australia’s bigger buy now pay later company venturing with Douugh is all set to demonstrate the innovative and novel ways to take humm’s world class technology and capabilities to expand its relevance and distribution. This venture has opened new avenues to take the technology on a global stage and changing the payment industry and thus providing a better customer experience across the globe. The stock has taken strong support at $1.100 at the middle band of the Bollinger. The wicks are rejecting the downside. The RSI pointing upside together with MACD positive crossover is indicative of its upside potential. Strong resistance is at $1.22, which when crossed can have the potential of a very significant upside. Veye maintains a ”Hold” on “Humm Group Limited” at the current price of $1.200


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