Tag: fintech

Interview With Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX – Part 2: From...

Hedgethink has had the chance to interview Hirander Misra, chairman and CEO of GMEX Group and other innovative projects such as MINDEX and FinComEco. In...

Interview With Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX: ‘Blockchain, Crypto And FinTech...

Hirander Misra is the Chairman and CEO of GMEX Group, a suite of solutions for the creation & operation of electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure,...

‘The New Normal’: 55% of Banking Customers Affirm They Regularly Use...

More than half of financial services and banking customers around the world use fintech products and services. Some 55 per cent of respondents of...

M&A Deals: US Leads List Of Top Acquirers In Payment Tech...

Three out of the top five mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal makers (in terms of volume) in the last years were from the US....

The FinTech Sector Drives Innovation… And Boosts Jobs In The UK

Fintech is a growing sector. New startups and big banks are all embracing technology to enhance greatly their services. Its impact can be felt...

Digital Bank Penta: New CEO For New Times

The digital business banking provider Penta is expanding its management team. Marko Wenthin joins as CEO the four-member management team consisting of Jessica Holzbach,...

Accelerate 2.0: Mastercard’s Initiative To Help FinTech Startups Scale

Fintech companies continue to add initiatives to their cause. Mastercard, the multinational financial services corporation, has announced the next generation of its initiative Accelerate...

Tech Nation’s New Fintech Growth Programme Seeks The Most Promising Scaleups...

Programme is delivered as part of HM Treasury’s Fintech Strategy Stats for inaugural cohort: £1.1m average raised, 35% companies based outside London, 40%...

Visa’s b.yond Overview: A New Fintech Platform To Boost Digital Payment...

Financial service and consumer-facing businesses can now improve customer retention with branded, innovative digital payments solutions that can be deployed in 4-8 weeks ...

‘Towards A New Era Of Efficiency’: Three More Global Banks Commit...

Finastra has signed three global banks on its Fusion LenderComm platform as part of a coordinated campaign, including BNP Paribas, Natixis and Societe Generale....

Banking Via Facebook Messaging Collapses Due To Lack Of Popularity Within...

Facebook recently pulled the ability for users to pay their friends via Messenger, due to its lack of popularity among users in France and...

Cynergy Bank Launches £500m Fund To Help Property Entrepreneurs Amidst Brexit...

Specialist lender Cynergy Bank is launching a £500m fund to help property entrepreneurs continue to invest and make the most of opportunities during Britain’s...

Introducing blocksdna: Ztudium Latest AI-powered Blockchain Operative System

Ztudium Ltd, a leading technology specialist and consultancy, has announced the launching of blocksdna, a revolutionary AI blockchain Operative System and App. A white...

FCA Complaints Report: Customer Engagement Key Differentiator For Banks As Total...

Statistics from the recent FCA complaints handling report show that the total redress paid to consumers was £2.26 billion, a 12% (£216 million) increase...

Online Banking: BNP Paribas’s, ‘Genius’ Virtual Assistant, Will Make Banking More...

Retail banking company, BNP Paribas have launched ‘Genius’, a virtual assistant capable of analyzing spending trends to suggest when users should save, says GlobalData,...

FinTech Breakthrough: London Based Finastra Awarded ‘Best Use Of Blockchain’

Blockchain Technology is gaining momentum at such a pace that it has its very own award in the FinTech Breakthrough contest. Because, indeed, FinTech and...

Most ‘Investable’ City in Europe: Venture Capitalists Boost London Fintech Jobs...

London continues to be the most ‘investable’ city in Europe for venture capitalists – and Brexit shows no sign of slowing this down –...

Most ‘Investable’ City in Europe: Venture Capitalists Boost London Fintech Jobs...

London continues to be the most ‘investable’ city in Europe for venture capitalists – and Brexit shows no sign of slowing this down –...

M&A: Penta Bank To Be Acquired By finleap Fintech Ecosystem

The finleap ecosystem is growing. Penta, who offers fast and easy business banking for digital companies, is becoming a finleap portfolio company by acquisition....

FinTech: New Merge Creates First pan-European Digital Financing And Investing Platform

Finnish Invesdor Oy and Austrian Finnest GmbH have announced the proposed merger of their businesses. Invesdor Group combines the leading digital equity funding platform in...

Female-led Fintech Robo Advisors: The Case of Moo.la

By Efi Pylarinou, Fintech/Blockchain influencer In early 2016 as I was searching for robo-advisor actual performance, I spotted Moo.la as one of the promising female-led robo advisors...

5 Reasons Why Fintech Expert Bernard Lunn is an Economic Bitcoin...

The first thing Fintech deal-maker, investor, entrepreneur and advisor Bernard Lunn wants to make clear is that he is not a moral Bitcoin Maximalist but...

Merge Disclosed: Saxo Bank Will Acquire BinckBank at EUR 6.35 Per...

Amsterdam's based Saxo Bank and BinckBank are finally merging after the first has materialised a public offer to acquire the entire issued and outstanding share capital...

5 Startups Disrupting Fintech As We Know It

If we are to highlight one aspect that Fintech has achieved since it became mainstream, it is its openness to new players and companies....

Fintech 2019: A Healthier Industry Than Ever

2018 was stellar for fintech as the year ended with over 1,700 deals made globally worth nearly $40B. A recent report carried out by...