LONDON, October 21, 2020 – Reuters Events - today announced the agenda for their Global Investment Summit (Dec 3rd -4th). The 2-day strategic summit has been reimagined in the era of social distancing and will be broadcast free of charge to the public.
The Future of Insurance Europe is the industry’s most senior strategic conference, uniting top decision makers from across the insurance ecosystem.
2020 has officially rolled over into Q4: we are nearing the final chapters of this annus horribilis, though the end of the pandemic and the economic fallout that it created are not anywhere in sight.
A new fintech startup is hoping to solve two problems in one: convenient consumer payments and the global deforestation crisis.
Paris, October 20, 2020 – Sopra Banking Software, a global leader in banking and financing software, is proud to be recognised as a leader in NelsonHall’s Mortgage and Loan Services NEAT evaluation, 2020.
Two weeks after Mastercard invested in Marqeta, its archrival, Visa, has taken a stake in another fintech, Global Processing Services, or GPS.
Crypto is heating up once again! DeFi has exploded onto the scene, scalability of Ethereum is in question and gas fees are out of control, interest in central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is hot, regulators are scrutinising closely and expectations that bitcoin is going to moon soon, is causing a rumble in the crypto jungle!
Leading European payments provider, Contis, is excited to announce a new partnership with UK fintech startup Ordo.
Even before 2020, FinTech was fundamentally transforming the way financial services operate. Established market players have been forced to step up their use of technology to keep pace with challenger banks and FinTech start-ups.
The fintech industry is always evolving. But one development in particular is generating significant buzz and market-wide revenue predictions to the tune of over $7 trillion in just 10 years. That development is embedded finance, and every fintech enterprise or company needs to know what this is and how it may affect the industry at large sooner rather than later.
Dutch financial giant ING and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) have selected five promising local fintech startups that will receive fresh funding and mentorship under their joint program that scouts for ground-breaking and scalable solutions that will benefit the financially excluded and hardest-to-reach communities.
Ternio has boarded Visa’s Fast Track programme as a cryptocurrency focused enablement partner, in the latest move from the payments giant to increase its foothold in blockchain finance.
When COVID-19 took full effect in March, touring and concerts, which contribute billions of dollars to the music industry annually, were immediately canceled, leaving tens of thousands of artists financially scrambling to make ends meet.
Today’s realities in the banking industry: - Banks and credit unions need new sources of non-interest income. - Fintech startups need to start generating revenue. - Bank/fintech partnerships are a win/win: They help banks offer services that would take them years to develop and they help fintechs scale distribution faster and more cheaply than they could on their own. There are bank/fintech partnership opportunities out there that could generate revenue for both parties, yet few banks are pursuing those opportunities.
Bengaluru-based fintech startup Razorpay has entered the unicorn club amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The payments startup announced that it had raised $100 million in Series D funding, in a round co-led by GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Sequoia Capital India.
Challenger OakNorth is expanding its use of technology from a fintech supplier to ensure it meets anti-money laundering regulations.
Revolut, the biggest European digital bank with 13 million users, is close to applying for a banking license in the U.S.
INFORM Software Corporation, a leading provider of AI-based optimization software that facilitates improved decision making, processes and resource management across diverse industries, reported strong feedback from banks, credit unions, insurance companies and payment processors regarding the performance of its RiskShield anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financial (CTF) monitoring solution.
As we debate the future of money, the usability of Decentralized Finance Applications and how bizarre it is that influencers can now create their own cryptocurrencies to gift or sell to their followers, fintech startups continue to emerge all over the place.
rise, a financial services platform designed for expatriate workers, has launched ‘Xare’, a new product aimed at empowering more than one billion people worldwide to become their own bank. The free-to-use mobile app will enable anyone, anywhere, to instantly share access to their account and credit card with their friends and family while maintaining total control over spending and without sharing any sensitive information.