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Crowdfund Insider, 02/20/19
U.S. Fintech PayJoy Announces Global Access to Lock API
PayJoy, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday the global availability of its Lock API. PayJoy reported that the API allows PayJoy's ...
Startland News, 02/20/19
San Francisco FinTech firm bringing 150 new jobs to KC; TrueAccord invests $1.34M
A Silicon Valley startup announced today a 12,000-square-foot shared services operation, pledging 150 new jobs as part of the $1.34M TrueAccord inv...
Banking Tech, 02/20/19
Japan’s fintech boosted by nonbank money transfers
The Financial Services Agency will grant licences for a more competitive nation.
The Jakarta Post, 02/19/19
Shariah-compliant fintech to improve financial inclusion
Home to the largest Muslim population, Indonesia is looking to sharia-compliant financial technology (fintech) to enhance financial inclusion in th...
In UK, FinTech Fundraising Gathers Steam
Brexit may dominate the headlines when it comes to the United Kingdom, but FinTech funding proceeds apace, and financial backers show a continued s...
Fintech Groups Are Giving SMBs A Better Experience Than Banks
While banks have established brands and trust with customers, they’ve underserved small businesses in need of working capital; FinTech services hav...
Banking Tech, 02/14/19
Fintech investment in US hits record $52.5bn
KPMG's "2018 Pulse of Fintech" report is good news for the States.
Payments Journal , 02/13/19
Are Commercial Banks Ripe for a Fintech Invasion?
We came across a summary of a recent survey conducted among UK financial institutions around the subject of disruptive influences
Business Report, 02/13/19
Visa launches Fintech Fast-track Program in Africa and other regions
Visa today announced it is expanding its Fintech Fast-Track Program in the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) region.
Rapyd nabs $40M led by Stripe and GC for ‘fintech as a service,’ a single API for payments, money transfer and more
As ever more transactions move onto digital platforms, a startup that is building a Swiss army knife of financial services — from payments to curre...
Lithuania attracts London fintech firms as Brexit looms
Lithuania attracts London fintech firms as Brexit looms
Banking Tech, 02/12/19
Reliance Realty makes Indian fintech centre a reality
Real estate company plans new hub in Navi Mumbai.
Economic Times, 02/11/19
Reliance Realty to build fintech centre in Navi Mumbai
Reliance Realty's Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City will have total saleable or leasable area of over 30 million square feet.
Business Insider, 02/11/19
OakNorth breaks Europe's fintech fundraising record with $440 million round
UK’s digital-only bank OakNorth raised $440 million, with $390 million from SoftBank’s Vision Fund and $50 million from Clermont Group, per CNBC.
City A.M., 02/08/19
Fintech startup Revolut's controversial Valentine's Day advert faces financial watchdog scrutiny
A fintech startup under fire for a Valentine’s Day ad that has been accused of mocking single people is now facing a potential probe from the UK’s
SoftBank leads $440 million investment in UK fintech OakNorth, valuing it at $2.8 billion
British digital bank OakNorth said Friday it secured $440 million in an investment round led by Japan's SoftBank.
Lithuania sees flood of fintech firms apply for licences ahead of Brexit
About 100 financial companies and start-ups from Britain and elsewhere are apply...
Swedish fintech start-up Tink raises $64 million at a $270 million valuation
Sweden's Tink has picked up fresh capital in a venture round led by Insight Venture Partners, with backing from SEB, Nordea and ABN AMRO.
Financial Times, 02/06/19
PayPal backed fintech Raisin raises $114m
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Venture Beat, 02/06/19
LendingHome Named to Forbes Fintech 50 List for Second Consecutive Year
Press Release LendingHome, an online lender challenging the mortgage finance industry, today announced it is a Forbes Fintech 50 compan...
The Wall Street Journal, 02/05/19
Fintech Star Needs Better Answers to Accounting Allegations
For a relatively simple business, German payments company Wirecard attracts a lot of questions. Now investors need answers quickly.
ARK Investment FinTech ETF Tracks Amazon, Square, PayPal
ARK Investment Management has launched its first FinTech-focused exchange-traded fund. The ARK FinTech Innovation ETF (ARKF) began trading publicly...
The New Economy, 02/04/19
Goldman Sachs leads $20m investment in fintech app Bud
UK-based fintech firm Bud has received significant investment from a number of financial heavyweights, which will help the start-up expand into glo...
PR Newswire, 02/04/19
ARK Investment Management Launches the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF)
NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ARK Investment Management LLC (ARK), a New York-based adviser focused solely on disruptive innovation, today...
A New Fintech ETF Is Here
The fintech space is booming, but to date, just one exchange traded fund has been dedicated to that theme. That changed Monday with the debut of th...
Exit-Interview With A FinTech Regulator: Sweden Has Given Up To Be The European Fintech Leader
Exit-Interview with former 'Financial Supervisory Authorities' Executive regulating FinTech: struggles, small victories, suggestions for improvemen...
B2B FinTech Firms Address Risk To Land Investor Support
Payments company Stripe stole the B2B FinTech investment show this week with its funding that propelled its valuation to $22.5 billion, just days a...
How FinTech Plans To Shift The Tides Of France’s Commercial Card Adoption
Commercial cards remain merely a small fraction of the massive B2B transaction pool in the U.S., yet adoption is steadily climbing at an estimated ...
Marketing Financial Firms In A Fintech Future
A transformation of industry standards is underway for traditional finance companies as customers spend more time on their mobile phones, tablets a...
Amex blocks Curve as the fintech startup vows to fight ‘anti-competitive’ decision
Well, that was short-lived: Just 36 hours after Curve, the London fintech that lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card...
Business News Daily, 01/30/19
Mastercard's Start Path Predicts SMBs Will Be Fintech Battleground in 2019
Mastercard's startup program Start Path partnered with CB Insights and found that small business will be a major target for the FinTech space in 2019.
Fintech And Biotech Are Coming Together To Transform Drug Development
Tech's latest impact on drug developement may not be in the lab, but in bank, as blockchain emerges as a new methodology to redefine and advance th...
FinTech Acorns Hits $860M Valuation
Investing and savings startup Acorns has announced a Series E funding round to bring its valuation to $860 million. The $105 million round included...
Banking Tech, 01/28/19
Mizuho makes move on Chinese fintech start-ups
Signs MoU with Zhongguancun Development Group for fresh talent.
Compelo , 01/28/19
Mastercard offers to buy UK fintech firm Earthport for £233m
Global payments firm Mastercard has proposed to acquire UK-based fintech company Earthport for about £233m in an all-cash deal.
U.S. bank trade group, Accenture and others back fintech startup Finxact
Accenture Plc, SunTrust Banks Inc and the American Bankers Association, a trade ...
VCs Looking For FinTech Firms To Solve The Pain Of Unpaid Invoices
This week, Barclays and Santander InnoVentures demonstrated traditional banks’ interest in alternative finance when they led a nearly $34 million e...
City Wire USA, 01/25/19
Fintech platform launches with boutique RIAs in sights
Chalice Advisor Exchange has labelled itself the 'Amazon Prime for financial advisors' and has leading fintech specialists on its advisory board.
Financial Firms Form FinTech Cooperation Committee In Asia
To help FinTech startups, banks, and institutions exchange expertise, financial firms formed the Fintech Cooperation Committee in Singapore. Approx...
Star Tribune , 01/24/19
Another Minneapolis fintech, Apruve, gets Series A round of $6M
Apruve created a platform to speed up payments in business transactions.
BOJ's Kuroda warns fintech firms could disrupt banking system
Japan's central bank chief, Haruhiko Kuroda, said on Thursday that fintech ...
How FinTech Startups Bring Keyword Searches To Financial Notes
FinTech startups are introducing new ways for users to sift through information that was once hard to find: Intrinio, for instance, is now letting ...
China Fintech Today: Huawei Pay Eyes Russia, WeChat Launches Digital Payment Platform In Malaysia
In this week's column: China’s fintech leaders are moving into Southeast Asia and other regions as China’s fintech industry becomes more regulated;...
Goldman Sachs backs UK-based robo adviser Nutmeg in latest funding round
U.K.-based online wealth manager Nutmeg said on Tuesday it raised $58.2 million ...