DAY FIVE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May28

DAY FIVE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FIVE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace...

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DAY FIVE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May28

DAY FIVE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FIVE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

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DAY FOUR #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May27

DAY FOUR #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

DAY FOUR #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

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DAY FOUR #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May27

DAY FOUR #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FOUR #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace...

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DAY FOUR #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May27

DAY FOUR #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FOUR #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace...

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DAY FOUR #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May27

DAY FOUR #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FOUR #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

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DAY FOUR #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May27

DAY FOUR #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY FOUR #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

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DAY THREE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May26

DAY THREE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

DAY THREE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

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DAY THREE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May26

DAY THREE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY THREE #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace...

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DAY THREE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May26

DAY THREE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY THREE #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

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DAY THREE #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May26

DAY THREE #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY THREE #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace...

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DAY THREE #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May26

DAY THREE #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

DAY THREE #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

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DAY TWO #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May25

DAY TWO #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

Watch the video to see how Max, did on the DAY TWO of the race!...

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DAY TWO #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May25

DAY TWO #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

Watch the video to see how Alex got on his DAY TWO of the...

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DAY TWO #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May25

DAY TWO #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

Watch the video to see how Sophie, did on the DAY TWO of the...

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DAY TWO #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May25

DAY TWO #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

Watch the video to see how Valentina, did on the DAY TWO of the...

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DAY TWO #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May25

DAY TWO #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

See all the highlights from DAY TWO of The Payments...

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DAY ONE #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace
May24

DAY ONE #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #PaymentsRace

Watch the video to see how Valentina, did on the DAY ONE of the race!...

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Payments in practice – Can one travel around the world only using one form of payment? Fintech Finance Presents ‘The Payment Race: Around the World”
Mar20

Payments in practice – Can one travel around the world only using one form of payment? Fintech Finance Presents ‘The Payment Race: Around the World”

The world of payments is about to become a playfield as Fintech Finance announces the “Around the World Payments Race”. The gamified travel experience will see 5 intrepid adventurers, set out across the globe to complete a 24,900-mile trip around the world, using nothing but a single method of payment. The Around the World Payments Race comes fresh off the back of the successfully received previous payments races in the US, in Asia...

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 02
Mar19

The Paytech Magazine Issue 02

The latest edition of The Paytech magazine is now live, with special guest editor Tony Craddock from the EPA Tsuyoshi Notani, Managing Director at JCB, Japan’s only payments network details how they are going to be making waves across the rest of the world. Tony Craddock of the EPA, is our guest editor for this edition and he sets out his wisdom on partnerships and how they will ultimately help protect customers from fraud....

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The Insurtech Magazine Issue 01
Mar04

The Insurtech Magazine Issue 01

Our first edition of the Insurtech magazine is now live! We’ve got incredible features from the biggest speakers in insurance: David Germain, Group CIO, RSA – Is the man responsible for making sure the sun never sets on one of the UK’s oldest insurers Gareth Howell, Managing Director, AXA – ‘Focus and transform’ as AXA positions itself at the intersection of consumer experience and tech Jacques...

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Payments Race III: Day 4

Payments Race III – Hong Kong to Singapore #PaymentsRace #M2020Race See what our racers got up to on Day 4, and find out which of our racers was crowned the Payments Race Champion for Money 20/20 Asia 2018. All of this and more is available on Twitter using the hashtags #PaymentsRace #M2020Race   #TeamCash – Stuart Thomas     #TeamCard – Amra Naidoo     #TeamCrypto – Amelie Arras   #TeamGold – Neha Metha...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.14 – Enter Digiprise
Feb22

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.14 – Enter Digiprise

In this episode, we are investigating how institutions can adapt to the way people do business in a digital ecosystem. We get insight from the people who are innovating and breaking down this challenge to help their customers. Shamsh Hadi, Co-Founder and CEO of Zorrosign in Las Vegas, who told us how they have revolutionised the industry with one of their founders being the author of e-signature patent. Derek White, the Global Head of...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.13 – What Makes a Good Collaboration, Great?
Feb20

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.13 – What Makes a Good Collaboration, Great?

In this episode of Fintech Finance we find out, what makes a good collaboration, great. So for this, we asked thought leaders from around the industry, like Derek White from BBVA, an institution that is set on changing the paradigm. Also Signicat and Rabobank tell us about their partnership and how it can be an example for the industry in the...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 11
Feb01

The Fintech Magazine Issue 11

The latest Edition of the fintech magazine is now live! We’ve got features from: Jim Marous, our guest editor, talks risk on his Euro-American Tour ‘Disrupt Yourself’ How do you go from being risk-averse to ‘jumping in with both feet’? Gonzalo Rodriguez, Head of Retail Customer Solutions, gives us an incredible look at the future… or is it actually the present? Find out in his feature on pg 16. Daan...

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The Fintech Fix: The Church, The Software and the End of Branches.
Jan29

The Fintech Fix: The Church, The Software and the End of Branches.

Doug Mackenzie breakdowns the biggest stories in the world of Fintech. This week we look at a contactless church, the end of Microsoft…wallet and branches as we know...

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Fintech Finance Presents: Insurtech Show Episode 1.03 – How do you experience Insurance?
Jan23

Fintech Finance Presents: Insurtech Show Episode 1.03 – How do you experience Insurance?

In this episode of the Insurtech Show, we talk about how this industry is really excelling at improving the customer experience. We learn from David Germain, Group Chief Information & Technology Officer about how RSA are looking at what the customer might need in the future. Gareth Howell, Managing Director at Axa talks about how the Insurance industry has always been at the forefront of evolving with technological development....

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Fintech Connect Live 2018 Summary

Over in London, the FF team headed to the Fintech Connect Live We caught up with Chubb, Veridas, Quadient, and many, many more!  

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The Fintech Fix: Giants, Unicorns and Divorce
Jan14

The Fintech Fix: Giants, Unicorns and Divorce

The Fintech Fix: Giants, Unicorns and Divorce Welcome to the first episode of the Fintech Fix! Doug Mackenzie breakdowns the biggest stories in the world of Fintech. This week we look at Unicorns, Giants and...

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Cryptocurrency: Life after the Apocalypse
Jan11

Cryptocurrency: Life after the Apocalypse

By Tom Heesom, Branding Strategist at global branding agency Siegel+Gale Pundits have been predicting cryptocurrency armageddon for years, and are broadly delighted now that they seem to have been proved correct. The gravity-defying success of cryptocurrency made traditional commentators look stolid and foolish. For years they’ve muttered darkly from the sidelines with a mixture of jealousy and contempt. Now they’re taking a great...

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SBC InsurTech announces CoLab partnership with Aon
Jan11

SBC InsurTech announces CoLab partnership with Aon

SBC InsurTech, the award-winning provider of world-class innovation programs for the insurance industry, today announces a new collaboration with leading global professional services firm, Aon. Aon joins the SBC community as an industry partner for SBC InsurTech CoLab (CoLab), a themed-based innovation program for mature markets. CoLab aims to align the impact innovation can deliver with an organisation’s strategic imperatives and top...

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CoinfloorEX, World’s First Physically Delivered Crypto Futures Exchange, Announces Spin-off from Coinfloor Group
Jan11

CoinfloorEX, World’s First Physically Delivered Crypto Futures Exchange, Announces Spin-off from Coinfloor Group

CoinfloorEX, the world’s first physically delivered bitcoin futures exchange, has been spun off from Coinfloor Group. The new entity will be known as CoinFLEX (Coin Futures and Lending Exchange) and will be owned by a consortium of high-profile technology companies, market makers and crypto investors. These backers include Trading Technologies, Roger Ver, Mike Komaransky, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Global Advisors, B2C2, Amber AI,...

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Ioana Guiman, Allevo
Jan11

Ioana Guiman, Allevo

We talk to Ioana Guiman from Allevo about open banking in Europe and Australia

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Talentsoft Completes $50 Million Funding Round To Accelerate Growth
Jan10

Talentsoft Completes $50 Million Funding Round To Accelerate Growth

Talentsoft, the European leader in learning and human capital management software, today announced that it has closed a funding round of $50 million. Francisco Partners leads the new investment, alongside existing investors Bpifrance and Goldman Sachs who are strengthening their capital. As part of today’s announcement, Talentsoft CEO Jean-Stéphane Arcis also shared insight into the company’s ambition in the European HR Tech market...

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A year into open banking, 8 of 10 Millennials would switch banks for personalised service
Jan10

A year into open banking, 8 of 10 Millennials would switch banks for personalised service

This Sunday marks the first anniversary of the Open Banking initiative. This ground-breaking reform changed previously rigid rules to make the financial services sector more competitive and focused on the customer. Cloud-based digital banks have taken advantage of this initiative by offering better services to customers, as 8 out of 10 Millennials say they would switch banks for personalised service[1]. Such fintech players and...

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Financial sector hit by £1.34bn security testing bill – New report from AVORD reveals businesses are at risk from inflated costs
Jan10

Financial sector hit by £1.34bn security testing bill – New report from AVORD reveals businesses are at risk from inflated costs

The shockingly high cost of protecting against cyberattacks has been revealed today, with the financial sector forking out more than £1.34bn annually to combat the growing threat of data breaches and system outages. Research from AVORD – a revolutionary new security testing platform that launches today – reveals 95% of businesses in the financial sector have seen an increase in the number of data breaches over the last five years. And...

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Creditinfo Group wins contract with Central Bank of Oman for the Implementation & Support of Oman Credit
Jan10

Creditinfo Group wins contract with Central Bank of Oman for the Implementation & Support of Oman Credit

Creditinfo Group, the leading global credit information and fintech services provider, today announced a new strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). As part of the contract, Creditinfo Group will offer a full range of products to support the development, roll-out and management of a sophisticated and scalable credit registry system, including a modular credit reporting system with a roadmap of value-added products....

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everis Selects Featurespace to Help Banks Combat Payments and Account Fraud
Jan10

everis Selects Featurespace to Help Banks Combat Payments and Account Fraud

Featurespace, the leading machine learning Adaptive Behavioural Analytics fraud and risk management company, announced that everis, a multinational business consultancy serving clients in multiple sectors, has selected its ARIC™ platform to help banks combat payments and account fraud. Responsible for redefining the banking experience for its customers, everis tests and recommends the best technology solutions. The company conducted a...

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Open Banking turns one! Yolt now calls for all UK banks to offer APIs across all accounts
Jan10

Open Banking turns one! Yolt now calls for all UK banks to offer APIs across all accounts

Open Banking, the initiative aimed at increasing competition, encouraging disruptive product development and providing consumers with more choice in the UK’s banking sector officially celebrates its first birthday this weekend (13th January). What’s happened? Since Open Banking began its managed rollout at the start of 2018, the sheer number of users and connections has exploded. The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) has...

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Axis Bank launches QuikPay Home Loan; An Industry-First Reducing Monthly Instalments Plan that Offers Big Savings to Home Buyers
Jan10

Axis Bank launches QuikPay Home Loan; An Industry-First Reducing Monthly Instalments Plan that Offers Big Savings to Home Buyers

Axis Bank, India’s third largest private bank, today launched ‘QuikPay Home Loan’, a first-of-its-kind home loan offering that will let home buyers save big on the interest amount component of the loan. Essentially, as against the industry norm, QuikPay Home Loan will offer an alternative repayment structure, wherein the customer repays an equal amount of principal every month along with interest on the outstanding balance. Thus an...

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UnPAY Clinches Outstanding Cross-border e-Commerce Financial Services Enterprise Award
Jan10

UnPAY Clinches Outstanding Cross-border e-Commerce Financial Services Enterprise Award

UNPay, the global one-stop fintech open platform provider, announced today that it has clinched the Outstanding Cross-border e-Commerce Financial Services Enterprise Award, hosted by The Shenzhen Cross-border e-Commerce Association. Held in Shenzhen on 7 January, the theme of this year’s award, shines the spotlight on “open trade and breakthrough”. As one of the main driving forces in e-commerce, cross border trade...

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ESMA report finds investment product performance highly impacted by charges
Jan10

ESMA report finds investment product performance highly impacted by charges

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) today publishes its first Annual Statistical Report (Report) on the cost and performance of retail investment products. The Report covers Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS), Alternative Investment Funds sold to retail investors (retail AIFs) and Structured Retail Products (SRPs). The analysis complements ESMA’s risk assessment, supervisory...

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Meniga acquires Wrapp, aims to rival Facebook and Google and become leading digital advertising platform in Europe
Jan10

Meniga acquires Wrapp, aims to rival Facebook and Google and become leading digital advertising platform in Europe

Meniga, a global provider of digital banking technology, today announces its acquisition of Stockholm-based rewards platform, Wrapp. Since its foundation in Iceland in 2009, Meniga’s products have enriched the customer experience of over 65 million digital banking users across 30 countries. This acquisition establishes Meniga as the leader in transaction-driven marketing within the Nordics. Meniga retains a team in Reykjavík, as well...

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Klarna Links Up with Daniel Wellington to Offer Enhanced Payment Option
Jan10

Klarna Links Up with Daniel Wellington to Offer Enhanced Payment Option

Today, leading global payments provider, Klarna announced a new collaboration with Daniel Wellington, maker of classic and timeless watches. Loyal shoppers of Daniel Wellington will now benefit from Klarna’s newest payment option, which allows customers to pay for their watches and accessories in 4 equal interest-free installments collected bi-weekly from the shopper’s chosen debit or credit card. “Our aim at Klarna is to provide...

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IOHK Research on Sidechains Accepted to Prestigious IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
Jan10

IOHK Research on Sidechains Accepted to Prestigious IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

IOHK, the leading blockchain research and development company behind the Cardano cryptocurrency, has announced that its recent paper on sidechain protocols has been accepted to the renowned IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Also known as Oakland, this cyber security conference brings together world-leading researchers and practitioners. The paper provides the first formal definition of a sidechain system demonstrating how assets...

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Katallassos Launches a Standard Framework for Decentralised Derivatives
Jan10

Katallassos Launches a Standard Framework for Decentralised Derivatives

Katallassos, a new standard framework for originating and issuing financial instruments and financial services, has today been announced as the flagship project of Trinkler Software, a company founded be Reto Trinkler – Cofounder of Melonport, a board member of the Web3 Foundation, and Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018.  The Katallassos project builds on top of the ACTUS standard, a modeling paradigm in which standardized Contract...

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PayU continues fintech growth trajectory through investment in Intercontinental Exchange’s new digital currency venture
Jan10

PayU continues fintech growth trajectory through investment in Intercontinental Exchange’s new digital currency venture

PayU confirms its investment in Bakkt, a new venture led by Intercontinental Exchange, operator of the New York Stock Exchange. The strategic investment marks the latest investment from PayU in a fintech venture which complement its core payments and credit business lines. As an infrastructure provider for digital assets, Bakkt is designed to serve institutional demand for trading and custodying Bitcoin due to ICE’s expertise and...

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Moorwand to issue first prepaid UnionPay branded cards to customers in UK
Jan10

Moorwand to issue first prepaid UnionPay branded cards to customers in UK

International payments company Moorwand has announced that it is launching the first pre-paid corporate and consumer cards to be issued in the UK in partnership with UnionPay, the card payment organisation with the world’s largest cardholder base. Moorwand will issue the UnionPay cards in the UK and across the EEA through the UPayCard branded prepaid card solution. UPayCard is a global multi-currency service for businesses and...

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TD and Air Canada Enter into Air Canada Credit Card Loyalty Program Agreement
Jan10

TD and Air Canada Enter into Air Canada Credit Card Loyalty Program Agreement

Further to the announcement of Air Canada completing its acquisition of Aimia Canada Inc., The Toronto-Dominion Bank confirmed today that the previously announced long-term loyalty program agreement with Air Canada has been entered into and is now effective. Under the Loyalty Agreement, TD will be the primary credit card issuer for Air Canada’s new loyalty program when it launches in 2020. “This agreement is a key...

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Millions of Brits missing out on Open Banking revolution
Jan10

Millions of Brits missing out on Open Banking revolution

12 months after the launch of Open Banking in the UK, awareness of it and understanding of what it means is desperately low, despite Brits’ desire to get hold of their finances. Just 9% of the survey group, which was representative of all GB adults (aged 18+) used Open Banking services. In fact, what understanding there is about Open Banking services is non-existent, or simplistic and confused. Fewer than 1 in 4 people – 22% –...

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