Mphasis inducts Quantel AI into Sparkle Innovation Ecosystem to deliver AI-based risk management solutions
Dec03

Mphasis inducts Quantel AI into Sparkle Innovation Ecosystem to deliver AI-based risk management solutions

Mphasis , an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, today announced its partnership with Quantel AI, Inc, a tech startup focused on building niche products for risk management across various industry verticals. Under the agreement, Mphasis will induct Quantel AI into Sparkle Innovation Ecosystem – a global innovation program that’s designed to help deliver ‘Innovation-as-a-Service’...

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Paysend launches global money transfers to Uzbekistan
Dec03

Paysend launches global money transfers to Uzbekistan

Paysend is making money transfers simple, quick and low cost to Uzbekistan Paysend, the UK-based fintech business, has launched global money transfers to Uzbekistan, expanding its worldwide footprint for its Global Transfers service. Users are now able to send money to Uzbekistan. Paysend has launched online international money transfers in Uzbekistan in partnership with regional bank Ipoteka-Bank and the technical integrator PAYMO....

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Fintech is raising the bar for financial inclusion
Dec03

Fintech is raising the bar for financial inclusion

Besides the talks of how much easier and fastest financial technologies make the whole paying process, and how decentralized financial infrastructure is largely being favored by people something that often escapes the conversation is the inclusion factor.  All the major companies are trying to get involved in the fintech because most of them fear of falling behind.  But another perk that fintech brings to these huge companies in the...

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IHS Markit Receives Authorisation as Benchmark Administrator in the Netherlands
Dec03

IHS Markit Receives Authorisation as Benchmark Administrator in the Netherlands

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) has authorised its Dutch entity, Markit N.V., as benchmark administrator under the European Benchmark Regulation (BMR). IHS Markit is the first benchmark administrator to be authorised by National Competent Authorities (NCAs) in both the UK and the EU27.  In July 2018, IHS Markit was...

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Credorax Partners with Raisin to Offer Exclusive Banking Products to German Market
Dec03

Credorax Partners with Raisin to Offer Exclusive Banking Products to German Market

Today, fintech bank and smart payments provider, Credorax, and savings marketplace, Raisin are announcing a new partnership which will offer retail deposits to Raisin customers in Germany. This partnership marks the launch of Credorax’s first banking products in the region, and a broadening and diversifying of its portfolio and funding to Europe’s largest savings market. Raisin’s German platform WeltSparen (www.WeltSparen.de) will be...

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Cuvva raises £15m ($19m) in funding as it prepares to take on insurance establishment
Dec03

Cuvva raises £15m ($19m) in funding as it prepares to take on insurance establishment

Cuvva, the insurance disruptor, that began as an app offering pay-as-you-drive motor insurance, is about to take on the UK’s biggest insurers having raised £15 million ($19 million) of venture capital backing to target the long-term motor insurance business. RTP Global, Breega and Digital Horizon have joined seed investors LocalGlobe, Techstars Ventures, Tekton and Seedcamp to invest in the app-based insurance platform, which recently...

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New Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Platform for Reconciliation, Matching and Exception Management Operations Introduced by Broadridge
Dec03

New Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Platform for Reconciliation, Matching and Exception Management Operations Introduced by Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, today announced the launch of Broadridge Data Control Intelligent Automation, a new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform built to be deployed across industry-wide reconciliation, matching and exception management applications. Broadridge has teamed with Singapore-headquartered Tookitaki Holding Pte Limited, to...

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Judopay partners with Tide
Dec03

Judopay partners with Tide

Judopay, a leading mobile payments provider has partnered with business current account provider, Tide.  The partnership enables all Judopay clients to benefit from a year of free money transfers when they sign up to a Tide business account through Judopay.  The partnership comes into immediate effect and highlights both fintechs’ continued efforts to make payments accessible to every business. Judopay, a leading mobile payments...

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Egyptian National Post Organization Selects Temenos to Power its Digital Transformation and Promote Egypt’s Governmental Initiative for Financial Inclusion
Dec03

Egyptian National Post Organization Selects Temenos to Power its Digital Transformation and Promote Egypt’s Governmental Initiative for Financial Inclusion

Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that Egyptian National Post Organization (ENPO) has selected cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos T24 Transact, the next generation in core banking, Temenos Infinity, the leading omnichannel digital banking product covering customer engagement from acquisition, to account servicing, through to long-term retention as well as the Advanced Analytics module. Temenos scalable...

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The Avaloq Banking Suite enhances the user experience of Maybank Premier clients in Singapore
Dec03

The Avaloq Banking Suite enhances the user experience of Maybank Premier clients in Singapore

The Avaloq Banking Suite has been adopted by Maybank Group, South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets, to serve Maybank Premier clients in Singapore. The implementation, which went live successfully within the bank’s timeline on 25 November 2019, will provide the Maybank Premier segment with significantly enhanced system capabilities, delivering investment product features for affluent clients while upgrading the risk management...

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EOS now available on eToroX exchange
Dec03

EOS now available on eToroX exchange

eToroX announces new cryptoasset and blockchain protocol and multiple fiat pairs eToroX, the blockchain subsidiary of global investment platform eToro, today announces that the EOS cryptoasset is now available on the eToroX exchange. From today, EOS will be both a base and counter currency for trading pairs on eToroX, and can be traded against other cryptoassets, including multiple fiat stablecoins. The pairs comprise Bitcoin...

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Emerging Payments Association Asia Signs MOU with ASEAN Financial Innovation Network to Promote API Exchange (APIX)
Dec03

Emerging Payments Association Asia Signs MOU with ASEAN Financial Innovation Network to Promote API Exchange (APIX)

The Emerging Payments Association Asia (EPAA), the only payments association in Asia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) to promote the benefits of the APIX Platform to the payments community, with an aim to further develop the industry. Signing the MOU with AFIN is part of EPAA’s effort to advocate open banking. EPAA’s Project Open Banking Asia initiative is a 51-country...

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ESME LOANS HITS £100 MILLION OF LENDING
Dec03

ESME LOANS HITS £100 MILLION OF LENDING

Esme Loans, the SME digital lender backed by NatWest, has today achieved £100million of lending to UK SMEs. Esme started life in February 2017 in pilot, with the aim to provide end to end business loans to UK businesses in less than one hour, using a digital platform based on technology provided by Isreali fintech company Ezbob. Esme was initially founded in response to the emergence of direct peer to peer (P2P) lending platforms...

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Lloyds Bank launches pioneering British Sign Language online translation tool
Dec03

Lloyds Bank launches pioneering British Sign Language online translation tool

Lloyds Bank is the first UK organisation to offer British Sign Language (BSL) website translation for Deaf customers New feature launched on International Day for People with Disabilities and is part of Lloyds drive to remove barriers for customers who request support Lloyds Bank is the first UK organisation to offer pop up sign language videos to translate online text. The new service will provide easier access to essential financial...

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Cars and Money: The Future of Tech
Dec03

Cars and Money: The Future of Tech

By Stephen Magennis, MD for UK Quality Business at Expleo The 2010s have been a decade of significant change, driven by technological advances which are showing little sign of slowing. Alongside this, market growth across multiple industries is being increasingly challenged by consumer behaviour. New challenges are being laid down and to remain relevant, UK businesses are facing tough decisions on how to best align to the current...

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David Williams, AXA Insurance on improving customer experience
Dec03

David Williams, AXA Insurance on improving customer experience

We speak with David Williams, AXA Insurance about improving customer experience.

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Plato Partnership and BMLL Technologies launch Platometrics
Dec03

Plato Partnership and BMLL Technologies launch Platometrics

Collaboration provides market participants with European market quality metrics free of charge Plato Partnership, the not-for-profit company working to improve the European equities marketplace, and BMLL Technologies, the data engineering and analytics firm, today announced the launch of Platometrics, a new market quality metrics tool. Platometrics is the first service of its kind, providing market participants with a complete picture...

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Deposit alternative provider flatfair hires ex- Savills and Zoopla executives
Dec02

Deposit alternative provider flatfair hires ex- Savills and Zoopla executives

flatfair, a fintech that allows tenants to instantly rent a home with just their debit card and without large upfront costs, has bolstered its executive team with two new directors. Mal McCallion joins flatfair as director of partnerships from Growtion, a strategic consulting firm focussed on the proptech sector. In 20 years in the property industry, he has been involved in the launches of both Zoopla and Primelocation, as well as...

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Allianz Insurance partners with insurtech pioneer Dinghy
Dec02

Allianz Insurance partners with insurtech pioneer Dinghy

Allianz Insurance and on-demand insurtech pioneer Dinghy today announced a partnership to provide business insurance into the fast-growing freelancer market. Dinghy offers flexible on-demand business insurance for freelancers where cover is charged by the second and customers pay only for what is used. Cover levels may be flexed up or down, on or off, and payment is settled in arrears – all controlled though an easy-to-use app....

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Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo on legacy systems
Dec02

Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo on legacy systems

We speak with Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo about legacy systems.

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Dirk Haubrich, EBA on SCA
Dec02

Dirk Haubrich, EBA on SCA

We speak with Dirk Haubrich, EBA about SCA.

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Klarna Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
Dec02

Klarna Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider

Leading global payments provider and bank uses AWS to gain speed and agility to deliver new services to customers, while maintaining the highest security and compliance standards Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Klarna has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. Klarna, the leading global disruptor of payments, banking, and retail shopping, is leveraging AWS’s proven...

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Arabnet Riyadh, Saudi’s Largest Technology Event, Kicks Off in One Week with 6,000 Attendees and 250 Speakers
Dec02

Arabnet Riyadh, Saudi’s Largest Technology Event, Kicks Off in One Week with 6,000 Attendees and 250 Speakers

Arabnet Riyadh, the Kingdom’s largest technology event, kicks off next week at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center, and will bring together over 6,000 attendees, 150+ investors, and 300+ exhibiting startups in the Kingdom’s largest tech entrepreneurship showcase.  Held in Strategic Partnership with Monsha’at – the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises – the 8th edition of Arabnet...

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Trov Launches White-Label Renters   Insurance Application in Partnership with Lloyds Banking Group
Dec02

Trov Launches White-Label Renters Insurance Application in Partnership with Lloyds Banking Group

Trov (www.trov.com), a global leader in insurance technology, today announces the launch of its end-to-end digital renters insurance application, brought to market by Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group. The population of renters in the UK has risen from 2.8 million in 2007 to 4.5 million in 2017, and two-thirds don’t have insurance for their possessions. The insurance product includes blanket coverage for items in...

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Who is leading the Fintech sector in Africa
Dec02

Who is leading the Fintech sector in Africa

Fintech has become somewhat universal in Africa. The unlikely development in this field throughout the continent has been getting the attention of all the venture capitals and investors from different countries. If you’re not familiar with the topic you may find this odd that the continent with middle-income countries at best, is paving the way for fintech revolution. Fintech really thrives in Africa because it gives the population...

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Crypto Valley Association Unveils Asset Tokenization Paper at Launch Event for Western Chapter
Dec02

Crypto Valley Association Unveils Asset Tokenization Paper at Launch Event for Western Chapter

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), a leading global blockchain and cryptographic technology ecosystem, will release its Asset Tokenization Paper at the inaugural launch event for its Western Chapter today. The paper, which defines the tokenization process for Swiss companies, also addresses legal and technical questions relating to asset tokenization, and provides guidance to those engaging with security tokens. Dr. Mattia Rattaggi,...

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Temenos appoints Managing Director for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
Dec02

Temenos appoints Managing Director for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Temenos, the leading global banking software company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Tea as the Managing Director for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Michelle brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology and software sector with significant expertise in leading digital transformations. Michelle joins Temenos from Microsoft Australia, where she was the Director of Digital Strategy and...

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Network International Report Identifies Inflection Point for Payment Acceptance in Africa, Enabling New Major Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector
Dec02

Network International Report Identifies Inflection Point for Payment Acceptance in Africa, Enabling New Major Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector

The report details the broad pillars of growth across bank accounts, Point of Sale devices and transactions per card according to Network’s research of nine African markets DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, December 2, 2019/ — Network International (https://www.Network.ae/), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, has published research highlighting the key trends putting Payment Acceptance at an...

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Quorso announces a $5.2m Series A, led by OMERS Ventures, to fund significant global commercial expansion.
Dec02

Quorso announces a $5.2m Series A, led by OMERS Ventures, to fund significant global commercial expansion.

Quorso, the intelligent platform for managing business performance improvement, announced that it has closed a $5.2m Series A funding round, led by OMERS Ventures and joined by existing investor Hambro Perks. Quorso will use the fundraising to accelerate its global commercial expansion. The Quorso platform makes performance improvement effortless; by surfacing insights, taking action, measuring impact and scaling success — all in a...

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The 3rd edition of the Open Banking and APIs Forum
Dec02

The 3rd edition of the Open Banking and APIs Forum

The 3rd edition of the Open Banking and APIs Forum, organized by Fleming, will be taking place on the 26th to 27th of February 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Open Banking and APIs Forum serves as a high-profile gathering of banking professionals combining senior-level insights on successful open banking strategies and hands-on case studies from leading financial institutions. A must-attend event for the business professional...

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Collaboration provides market participants with European market quality metrics free of charge    Plato Partnership, the not-for-profit company working to improve the European equities marketplace, and BMLL Technologies, the data engineering and analytics firm, today announced the launch of Platometrics, a new market quality metrics tool. Platometrics is the first service of its kind, providing market participants with a complete picture of trading data and trends from European venues, entirely free of charge.     Platometrics provides users with:  A consolidated overview of liquidity from across Lit, Dark/Grey, Bilateral and Non-Addressable trades; The European best bid offer (EBBO) across exchanges at any specific point in time; and A range of market quality metrics on a large range of instruments for individual stock analysis and by venues for performance comparison purposes including (but not limited to) market impact, intraday volatility, order fill rates, average resting time of orders, percentage presence time at EBBO and trade-order ratio.    All metrics are available on a transaction date plus one day basis (i.e. up to the end of the prior trading day) with up to six months of historical data.     The metrics cover European equities and equity like instruments, including Shares, ETFs, DRs, and Certificates. On one intuitive interface, users can view consolidated data from across Europe or drill down to explore multiple metrics by market, venue or specific security.     Access to Platometrics is free to all market participants, from portfolio managers, traders, compliance analysts and risk managers, to quant researchers, regulators and academics. Signup and access is via an online dashboard.     The scope of Platometrics is extensive, from helping firms improve best execution and understand liquidity sourcing and price forming dynamics, to analysing market quality and informing policy and strategy discussions. Its launch marks another milestone in Plato’s mission to bring much needed innovation to the European marketplace and all its participants.     Mike Bellaro, CEO of Plato Partnership, said: ”Plato Partnership is committed to giving something back to the marketplace, and Platometrics will open a wide range of information to market participants who were previously locked out by impenetrable complexity of data and high costs.”     “Whilst trading data from different venues is available, it is disparate and spread across multiple platforms for different exchanges and regions. This makes it challenging to compare and assess disparities and variations between different parts of the marketplace. Platometrics offers the first viable solution to this market-wide challenge, and we are delighted to be able to offer this tool to all participants, free of charge.”     Johannes Sulzberger, CEO of BMLL Technologies said: “BMLL is very excited to be collaborating with the Plato Partnership, bringing clarity and insight into the complexity of European markets for the first time. Platometrics represents a step-change in the analytics deployed within Europe and we are pleased to be able to provide simple answers to the core challenges faced by market participants, namely; addressable liquidity, cross-venue price formation and execution quality.”     “BMLL provides the data, analytics & compute to be the single source of truth around the consolidated European liquidity landscape, the consolidated best price across venues and execution metrics for different venues and securities.”
Dec02

Collaboration provides market participants with European market quality metrics free of charge Plato Partnership, the not-for-profit company working to improve the European equities marketplace, and BMLL Technologies, the data engineering and analytics firm, today announced the launch of Platometrics, a new market quality metrics tool. Platometrics is the first service of its kind, providing market participants with a complete picture of trading data and trends from European venues, entirely free of charge. Platometrics provides users with: A consolidated overview of liquidity from across Lit, Dark/Grey, Bilateral and Non-Addressable trades; The European best bid offer (EBBO) across exchanges at any specific point in time; and A range of market quality metrics on a large range of instruments for individual stock analysis and by venues for performance comparison purposes including (but not limited to) market impact, intraday volatility, order fill rates, average resting time of orders, percentage presence time at EBBO and trade-order ratio. All metrics are available on a transaction date plus one day basis (i.e. up to the end of the prior trading day) with up to six months of historical data. The metrics cover European equities and equity like instruments, including Shares, ETFs, DRs, and Certificates. On one intuitive interface, users can view consolidated data from across Europe or drill down to explore multiple metrics by market, venue or specific security. Access to Platometrics is free to all market participants, from portfolio managers, traders, compliance analysts and risk managers, to quant researchers, regulators and academics. Signup and access is via an online dashboard. The scope of Platometrics is extensive, from helping firms improve best execution and understand liquidity sourcing and price forming dynamics, to analysing market quality and informing policy and strategy discussions. Its launch marks another milestone in Plato’s mission to bring much needed innovation to the European marketplace and all its participants. Mike Bellaro, CEO of Plato Partnership, said: ”Plato Partnership is committed to giving something back to the marketplace, and Platometrics will open a wide range of information to market participants who were previously locked out by impenetrable complexity of data and high costs.” “Whilst trading data from different venues is available, it is disparate and spread across multiple platforms for different exchanges and regions. This makes it challenging to compare and assess disparities and variations between different parts of the marketplace. Platometrics offers the first viable solution to this market-wide challenge, and we are delighted to be able to offer this tool to all participants, free of charge.” Johannes Sulzberger, CEO of BMLL Technologies said: “BMLL is very excited to be collaborating with the Plato Partnership, bringing clarity and insight into the complexity of European markets for the first time. Platometrics represents a step-change in the analytics deployed within Europe and we are pleased to be able to provide simple answers to the core challenges faced by market participants, namely; addressable liquidity, cross-venue price formation and execution quality.” “BMLL provides the data, analytics & compute to be the single source of truth around the consolidated European liquidity landscape, the consolidated best price across venues and execution metrics for different venues and securities.”

Henry Umney, CEO of ClusterSeven, offers his views on the regulatory, business and risk management trends in the banking and financial services industry for 2020: Modelling will become central to commercial operations, making model risk management a constant business theme With all-round, general uncertainties in the geo-political landscape – trade wars, Brexit, Middle East tensions, etc. – these events are likely to cast a shadow...

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Mishal Ruparel, Banking Circle on SMEs and lending
Dec02

Mishal Ruparel, Banking Circle on SMEs and lending

We speak with Mishal Ruparel, Banking Circle about SMEs and lending.

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Avelacom enhances its low latency data services to trade  on HKEX markets
Dec02

Avelacom enhances its low latency data services to trade on HKEX markets

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has enhanced its high-speed network performance and joined Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s (HKEX) ecosystem of network service providers to offer the market’s lowest latency route between London and Hong Kong. To facilitate essential low latency access to HKEX markets for financial services firms across...

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Andi Dominguez, Quadient on insures to step up their game
Dec02

Andi Dominguez, Quadient on insures to step up their game

We speak with Andi Dominguez, Quadient about the importance of insures to step up their game.

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63% of blockchain professionals lack the business case to support future investment in the technology
Dec02

63% of blockchain professionals lack the business case to support future investment in the technology

FinTech Connect, the trade show that connects the global fintech ecosystem, has today launched a report which exposes a discrepancy between the number of companies investing in blockchain technology and their concerns around the future of the technology. The new report titled The Blockchain in Financial Services Guide 2019 reveals that, despite 92% of fintechs and financial services investing in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT),...

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ONPEX and Financial House partner for transparent cross-border financial services
Dec02

ONPEX and Financial House partner for transparent cross-border financial services

FCA-regulated e-money institution (EMI), Financial House, has partnered with ONPEX, a leading provider of multi-currency IBAN accounts. The partnership empowers the EMI to offer cross-border transaction banking to its international customer base. UK-based Financial House provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) banking and e-money issuing for small and medium-sized e-commerce businesses across Europe. Prior to partnering with ONPEX,...

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THERE’S A NEW PROPTECH STARTUP ON THE BLOCK: MEET TRACK, THE APP TACKLING THE INEFFICIENCIES IN FINANCE MANAGEMENT FOR YOUNG HOMEOWNERS
Dec02

THERE’S A NEW PROPTECH STARTUP ON THE BLOCK: MEET TRACK, THE APP TACKLING THE INEFFICIENCIES IN FINANCE MANAGEMENT FOR YOUNG HOMEOWNERS

New PropTech startup Track announces full app launch to help young homeowners drastically improve the dated experience of managing home finances. The new generation of homeowners, conditioned by the rise of fintech, expect slick online products. They can now also manage household finances from one simple, beautiful, connected mobile app.  The number of UK first-time buyers – average age of 33 – is at its highest level in...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.19 – The Role of the Branch
Dec02

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.19 – The Role of the Branch

In this episode of The Fintech Show we find out the role of the Branch in today’s society. We travel the world to see how different regions are grappling with the changing role of the Branch. We speak with Glory Global who help institutions around the world with their cash management. Danske Bank, one of the key financial players in Denmark let us know what is happening with Branches in Scandinavia. Over in the UK, Doug...

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Tymit launches first app-enabled instalment credit card
Dec02

Tymit launches first app-enabled instalment credit card

Tymit, the London based fintech, has announced the launch of its revolutionary, fee-free instalment Visa credit card. Built to provide a rich, mobile app experience, the new card addresses the lack of transparency and control involved with traditional credit cards. The Tymit card allows customers to plan their spending, see the true total cost of any transaction, and avoid unnecessary interest by spreading the cost of purchases over...

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Finastra joins World Economic Forum
Dec02

Finastra joins World Economic Forum

Collaborative efforts will help break down industry silos, promote equality and opportunity, and ultimately build a better future Finastra today announced that it has joined the World Economic Forum. The move will see the company collaborating with industry leaders and policy-makers to drive change across financial services, world trade and beyond, to help build a better, sustainable future. Tom Kilroy, Chief Operating Officer at...

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Coverly set to accelerate growth with new appointments
Dec02

Coverly set to accelerate growth with new appointments

Coverly, an InsurTech business providing on-demand insurance for small and medium sized enterprises, has appointed Daniel Berry as Underwriting and Pricing Director and Sarah Joy as Head of Marketing. Since launching in February, the pay-as-you-go insurance start-up has achieved significant growth and has been shortlisted for ‘Insurance Brand of the Year’ at the Insurance Post Creative and Innovation Awards 2020. The business is set...

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Digix announces DGX Token Listing on VCC exchange, Vietnam’s Leading Digital Asset Exchange
Dec02

Digix announces DGX Token Listing on VCC exchange, Vietnam’s Leading Digital Asset Exchange

The listing will allow Vietnamese exchange users to purchase DGX tokens using fiat currency Digix, creator of the world’s first asset-backed digital gold token, today announced the listing of its gold-backed token, DGX, on the Singapore and Vietnam based VCC Exchange (VCC) in the continued expansion of the Digix trading network. The listing of DGX on VCC will allow Vietnamese customers purchase the tokens, which are pegged to...

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4 Benefits of Fintech
Dec02

4 Benefits of Fintech

The incredible rise of the Financial Technology industry speaks volumes about how much we needed it even when it wasn’t there. There is a whole myriad of benefits which make this new industry so attractive to investors. At the same time, consumers can also make full use of this innovative technology for their own benefit too. People can vastly improve their consumer experience via FinTech whether that experience involves...

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Hastee secures £208 million of investment to revolutionise the way people are paid, for the better.
Dec02

Hastee secures £208 million of investment to revolutionise the way people are paid, for the better.

Funding led by Umbra Capital will increase the scale of Hastee’s earnings on demand solution to improve the lives of millions more workers and the productivity of their employers. Hastee has secured £208 million of investment to fund the development and growth of its financial wellbeing solution that gives workers immediate access to their earned pay. This funding is led by Umbra Capital and supported by IDC Ventures and others....

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ANNA and GLEIF ISIN to LEI data linkage initiative builds momentum
Dec02

ANNA and GLEIF ISIN to LEI data linkage initiative builds momentum

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), a global member association seeking to foster standardisation within the financial industry by upholding the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) principles and by promoting International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), Classification of Financial Instrument codes (CFIs), and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISN), for financial instruments, announced...

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Geo-Political, Regulatory and Technological Complexities Will Make Model Risk, Operational Resilience and SM&CR Key Focus Areas for Banking and Financial Services Sector in 2020
Dec02

Geo-Political, Regulatory and Technological Complexities Will Make Model Risk, Operational Resilience and SM&CR Key Focus Areas for Banking and Financial Services Sector in 2020

Henry Umney, CEO of ClusterSeven, offers his views on the regulatory, business and risk management trends in the banking and financial services industry for 2020 Modelling will become central to commercial operations, making model risk management a constant business theme  With all-round, general uncertainties in the geo-political landscape – trade wars, Brexit, Middle East tensions, etc. – these events are likely to cast a shadow...

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Money20/20 USA 2019 Summary
Nov29

Money20/20 USA 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to Money20/20 USA in Las Vegas to talk to Alexandre Gonthier from Trustly, Kelley Knutson from Netspend, Kevin Emery from UL and many, many more!  

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Instant crypto with instant SEPA – buy crypto with Euros in minutes
Nov29

Instant crypto with instant SEPA – buy crypto with Euros in minutes

SEPA aims to make these cross-border transfers around Europe as fast and efficient as a domestic transfer within your own country.  Until recently, wire transfers via SEPA typically took 2 – 3 days to be processed. Thankfully the system has been upgraded so now most transfers only take one working day to be cleared.  Instant SEPA with Eidoo  Eidoo is one of the first wallets to integrate this Instant SEPA feature, which is...

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Jody Bhagat, Personetics on gives an overview of his role
Nov29
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Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo on innovation
Nov29

Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo on innovation

We speak with Lisa Frazier, Wells Fargo about innovation.

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