Tag: fintech

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...

Data Security Poses the Biggest Challenge In Open Banking Adoption

Reservations about data security pose the biggest challenge when it comes to increasing consumer adoption of Open Banking, according to a new white paper...

Technology Disruption: Top Challenges For The Financial Industry Revealed

The Fintech explosion has rocked the financial services industry in recent years. The area saw global investment of $57.9bn in the first half of...

Fintech China: Fan Xu Appointed As CEO Of Saxo Bank For...

Saxo Bank, the leading fintech and regtech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, today announces the appointment of Fan Xu as CEO of...

Open Banking ipagoo Partners With International Air Transport Association to Create...

In a first for the airline industry, ipagoo, the pan-european digital bank and part of the Orwell Group, has partnered with the International Air...

The Importance of UI/UX in Fintech Companies

  Fintech companies are all-out digital, and new technologies in data storage and UI/UX interfaces are their strongest allies in gaining customers within a very...

Top 250 Fintech Map of 2018

The financial services industry is being transformed by insurgent startups. From capital markets to insurance and digital banking to wealth management, the Fintech 250...

Why A Bad Crypto Year Means A More Mature And Compliant...

It has been spread all around the crypto-world that digital currencies and their consequently derivative products are walking on the tightrope, with its most...

The Amazon and Alibaba Battle For TechFin Dominance

While traditional banking and new financial technology solutions are starting to understand that collaboration might be the better follow-up strategy to achieve long-term goals,...

Trust and Fintech: The Great Challenge of the Financial Technology

If Fintech organisations have a chance to reach the majority of the public, is by leveraging the customer experience to new standards, regaining along...

5 Reasons Why the Fintech Industry Should Adopt AI

In this immediate, digital, but also alternative financial ecosystem, AI provides the indispensable structure to the Fintech Industry to get ready for the 21st...

Why is Blockchain Important to Financial Institutions?

"The future of financial services is bright," said recently Gregory Weber, Market analyst at PwC Luxembourg, and with the blockchain technology, even brighter. The Industrial Revolution...

Gibraltar Exchange and Hong Kong Company Join Up to Build a...

‘Hashstacs Inc.’ to Develop New Blockchain Protocol to Support Issuance, Trading, and Clearing and Settling of Digital Securities The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), geared towards...

A New Alliance Promises to Level Up the Blockchain Interoperability

CryptoCurve announced it will be expanding integration at the protocol level to all members of the Blockchain Interoperability Alliance, connecting the CryptoCurve ecosystem with Aion...

Wahed Investment Platform Raises £6m as International Expansion Accelerates

The world’s first Shariah-compliant digital investment platform raises more than £6m in funding to support expansion into global markets Wahed Invest (“Wahed”), the UK’s first...

Biometrics Set to Replace Password-Only Banking in Bid to Tackle Fraud...

Allowing for increased customer convenience while adding additional levels of security, multi-faceted biometric applications will soon be the norm, putting an end to password-only,...

HSBC on Digitising Trade Finance Processes With Blockchain In an Event

Blockchain has two major advantages for banks – it enables them to save money by streamlining and it also speeds up transactions. As the...

Berlin Based Fintech Penta Raises €7 Million Series-A

Berlin based fintech Penta announces new financing round as it’s customer numbers are rapidly growing by the thousands in Germany. Berlin based Fintech...

German Customers To Enjoy Blockchain Banking Services From Bitwala

Bitwala partners with Berlin-based banking platform solarisBank to launch a bank account to seamlessly manage Euro and crypto funds from November The innovative...

World Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Will Take Part in Bidooh’s ICO

OKEx endorses Bidooh, the world’s first facial recognition billboard on the blockchain, by participating in DOOH Token Sale and advertising on the Bidooh Platform Bidooh...