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Reuters Events announces Executives from Goldman Sachs, Blackrock and UBS to join ESG Investment Summit in London

Reuters Events today announced the globally recognised funds that will share how they factoring ESG into their investment strategies at this year’s ESG Investments Europe Summit.

WorldRemit Becomes Preferred Remittance Provider for Challenger Bank Leader Varo Money

Leading digital international money transfer company WorldRemit announces today a partnership with Varo Money, the leading fintech in digital banking in the U.S. The partnership will enable Varo customers direct access in the Varo app to the WorldRemit service, making it easy for Varo customers to send money abroad directly from their mobile phones.

SentinelOne raises $200M at a $1.1B valuation to expand its AI-based endpoint security platform

As cybercrime continues to evolve and expand, a startup that is building a business focused on endpoint security has raised a big round of funding. SentinelOne has picked up $200 million, a Series E round of funding that it says catapults its valuation to $1.1 billion.

Weavr.io closes £500,000 seed round

Weavr.io, the open collaboration platform that makes designing, building and taking a brand new payment service live in weeks, today announced that it has closed its seed funding round totalling £500,000.

Klarna and Stripe investor Atomico launches fifth tech fund at $820m

London venture capital giant Atomico has today revealed the close of its fifth fund, aimed at young European tech startups, at $820m (£630.2m).

23 million Brits will have a digital-only bank account by 2025

Just over two in five (44%) UK adults will have a digital-only bank account in five years, equivalent to 23.2 million Brits, according to a study. Currently, almost a quarter (23%), about 12 million, Brits have a digital-only bank account, a survey of 2,000 Brits by finance comparison website finder found. A further fifth (21%) of Brits plan to get one in the next five years, with two-thirds (65%) of those planning to do so over the next year.

Face Payment in China

According to recent report by Forward, China is currently the largest consumer in the global face recognition device market, thanks to its booming facial payment sector

Blockchain Africa Conference 2020 Announces Binance as a Premier Sponsor

Bitcoin Events is pleased to announce Binance as Premier Sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2020

5G – Next Digital Revolution in Africa

In the world we live today, mobile communication is a cardinal tool of economic development, growth and integration, and the mobile industry is a key enabler of productivity across economies and societies.

Chief Claims Officers from Allstate, Liberty Mutual, State Auto, Kemper, Prudential, Ameritrust and more confirmed to speak at Connected Claims USA 2020 conference and expo in Chicago

Chicago, February 3: Chief Claims Officers from Allstate, Liberty Mutual, State Auto, Kemper, Prudential and more will speak at the Connected Claims USA 2020 Summit on June 24-25, 2020. (https://events.insurancenexus.com/connectedclaimsusa

How to Prepare for an Effective Commercial Launch of Mobile 5G in Africa

Expectations for 5G are high, with many assuming it will deliver a transformative promised land, adorned with an improved end-user experience, new business models, new applications and new services all gliding beautifully on the back of gigabit speeds, improved network performance & reliability. Its services have been forecasted to deliver very significant economic gains.

Fenergo raises $80M at an $800M valuation for compliance and other fintech services aimed at banks

Europe has emerged as a key region for hatching and scaling fintech companies. And today, one of the more prominent fintech startups is announcing a large round of funding, from a mix of strategic investors, to keep growing its business.

FIRST LOOK AT THE DIGITAL CITY EXPO SPEAKER AGENDA UNVEILED - FEATURING UNILEVER, AO.COM AND THE VERY GROUP

Agenda revealed for Digital City Expo on Digital City Festival website - see when all the leading speakers are taking to the stage at the two-day event.

Deliver Empathy at Scale with Liberty Mutual, Farmers Insurance, AAA and LexisNexis Risk Solutions

For insurance carriers, automation can be a dangerous game as customers demand both a frictionless, automated claims process and access to understanding claims handlers. How do you find the right balance?

How To Drive the AI Value Proposition in Insurance with Cutting-Edge Analytics and Innovation

The insurance industry is facing the challenges of disruption caused by the technological advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Insurance carriers are now able to know more about their customers than ever before.

British Embassy organise CFS2020 in The Hague

On 20 February, the British Embassy in The Hague will organise the CFS2020; your one-stop shop to the Anglo-Dutch FinTech market.

Industry Gathers to Discuss Scaling-up Financial Inclusion

Yangon, Myanmar, 13 January 2020 - The Greater Sub-Mekong Region is in the midst of a coordinated push towards financial inclusion. In Myanmar, adults with access to at least one formal financial product increased from 30% in 2014 to 48% in 2018, surpassing the initial 2020 targets of 40%. Current figures on formal financial inclusion in Cambodia show an inclusion rate of 59%. More needs to be done to bridge the gap in the region.