Fintech Press Releases

Latest press releases and industry updates in the financial services sector.

Former BlackRock executive Mark Brady to join Hong Kong FinTech startup FinFabrik

Connie Ma from FinFabrik
31 May 2017
FinFabrik, a provider of specialised software-as-a-service for financial institutions, announced today that Mark Brady joined the company as its Chief Investment Officer to support the strong growth trajectory across the region, particularly with the asset management client segment. Mr. Brady wa...

ClickIPO Releases App for Following & Investing in IPO and Secondary Offerings

Scott Coyle from ClickIPO
24 Oct 2017
The FinTech Company Aims to Optimize Retail Distribution for Public Offerings Scottsdale, Ariz. – October 24, 2017 – ClickIPO Holdings, LLC, today announced that it has raised just over $3 Million in its Series Seed round, and has launched the first version of its public offering technology th...

BillPro's PAN European Expansion

Sarah Leaman from BillPro
21 Nov 2017
// BILLPRO’S PAN EUROPEAN EXPANSION Payment Institution BillPro extends licence to all countries in EU and EEA Amsterdam (20 November 2017): Payment Institution BillPro has recently extended their licence to include all countries in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)...

Fintech solution, Qpal, partners with Arabic Alternative Music Festival WASLA for launch of revolutionary app that is set to change the way people pay and party at live events.

Matthew Gordon from Qpal
22 Jan 2018
REVOLUTIONARY mobile payment app, Qpal, is set to launch at high profile events across the UAE in 2018. The solution, which was recently backed by Visa during their Everywhere Initiative, aims to drastically reduce queuing times at live events by offering users a quick, free and secure paymen...

Peer-2-peer payments between individuals via Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp made possible in Belgium by Pengo!

Jonathan from Belfius Bank & Insurance
02 Feb 2017
On 2 February 2018, Belfius is launching a first on the Belgian market, payment requests between individuals via the messaging platforms Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. This entirely new service has been developed by The Studio, a Belfius subsidiary dedicated to digital innovation. Pengo is avai...

TransFICC Expands Developer Team with Two New Hires

Jake Smith from Brandex Financial
18 Feb 0007
TransFICC, the specialist provider of low-latency connectivity for the fixed income and derivative markets, today announced two senior-level developer hires: - Stephen Wood, as Senior Software Engineer. Stephen has worked in financial software engineering for 20 years, touching many discipline...

LUX Fund Technology and Solutions Hires CTO, Creates CIO Role

Rosalia Scampoli from LJOPR
22 Feb 2018
Company Announces Commitment to R&D to Scale and Grow Flagship Automation Platform New York, NY, February 22, 2018 - LUX Fund Technology and Solutions (LUX FTS), a business and technology solutions provider for the alternative asset industry, today announced the firm has hired Christopher Blo...

Sageworks announces integration with Adobe® Sign for electronic signatures to improve efficiency and customer experience

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
04 Jun 2018
Raleigh, N.C., June 4, 2018 – Sageworks, a financial information company that provides lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, today announced a new integration with Adobe® Sign. Using its API Network, Sageworks now interfaces directly with Adobe® Sign for el...

Twenty Over Ten Launches Lead Pilot, the First Inbound Marketing Solution for Financial Advisors Built to Drive Qualified Prospects Through Hyper-Personalized Content Marketing

Amanda Larson from Twenty Over Ten
19 Feb 2020
Twenty Over Ten, an industry-leading SaaS company, today formally launched Lead Pilot, the industry's first-ever AI-powered all-in-one solution for content creation and distribution. Twenty Over Ten made the announcement at the T3 Advisor Conference, taking place at the Marriott Marquis in San Di...

Sageworks wins “Best vendor for systems support & implementation” in Risk.net Risk Technology Awards

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
12 Jun 2018
Raleigh, N.C., June 12, 2018 – Sageworks, a financial information company that provides lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, today announced the company has been honored as “Best vendor for systems support & implementation” in this year’s inaugural Risk Te...

Big Data a $9 Billion opportunity in the financial services industry, says SNS Telecom & IT

SNS Telecom & IT from snstelecom.com
02 Jul 2018
SNS Telecom & IT's latest report indicates that Big Data investments in the financial services industry are expected to reach nearly $9 Billion by the end of 2018. Originally used as a term to describe datasets whose size is beyond the ability of traditional databases, the scope of Big Data ha...

Berlin FinTech "kick-starts" in Switzerland - YUKKA Lab wins participation in Kickstart Accelerator 2018

Corinna Rogers from Ms.
17 Jul 2018
Out of 900 applications from 64 countries 60 startups were invited to pitch for Swiss Kickstart Accelerator. YUKKA Lab AG, the Berlin-based FinTech startup for applied augmented language intelligence and context-based sentiment analysis in the European financial sector, is one of four German star...

London-based TigerWit Works With Woden to Deliver Messaging of Simple FX Trading Worldwide

Ben Butz-Weidner from Woden
27 Jul 2018
London, UK – July 16th, 2018 – The world of Foreign Exchange (FX) trading has long been dominated by brokers and proprietary trading platforms at the expense of individual traders. In pursuit of a simpler and more trusted way to trade FX, TigerWit, a London-based company founded in 2015 by Summer...

Fenergo Once Again Rated as Top Performer in RegTech

Danielle from Articulate Communications
31 Jul 2018
Third Consecutive Top Performer Ranking For Leading CLM Provider DUBLIN: July 31, 2018 – Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions for financial institutions, has been rated as the Top Performer in the Overall Rankings in the RegTech 2018 Report, a study rel...

FinTech School Announces a Public Training in Partnership with Moody’s Analytics

Deep Kakkad from FinTech School
06 Nov 2018
FinTech School (located in San Francisco), a leading FinTech institute, has joined forces with Moody’s Analytics with the aim of training FinTech enthusiasts about ‘Fundamentals of FinTech’ (https://www.moodysanalytics.com/public-courses/fundamentals-of-fintech) and ‘Robo-Advisors & Digital Wealt...

MassChallenge FinTech Announces 2019 Inaugural Cohort of Top FinTech Startups

Caroline Pepek from MassChallenge
17 Dec 2018
MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced the 21 startups that will join the 2019 MassChallenge FinTech inaugural program. “Our inaugural cohort represents trailblazing technologies that advance financial services, from AI-powered onboarding platforms...

LendingFront Raises $4M to Help Lenders Modernize Small Business Lending Operations With Cloud Lending Software Platform

Jen Solomon from Newark Venture Partners
19 Aug 0001
New York, NY (January 8, 2019) – LendingFront, a leading small business lending software provider, today announced it has raised a $4 million Series A funding round led by Information Venture Partners with participation from Newark Venture Partners, Revel Partners, Contour Venture Partners and ex...

Center for Financial Professionals announces new FinTech Research and Advisory Board

Jesse from Center for Financial Professionals
16 Jan 2019
(Senior practitioners across the Financial Services Industry join the Global FinTech 250 Advisory Board for the FinTech 250 Report set to be released at the X-Tech 2019 Convention in Las Vegas.) The Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro), a leading international research organization for...

Contis joins FT1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, for the second-year running

Tom Edwards from Contis
01 Mar 2019
London: 01 March 2019 – Contis, the award-winning banking, payments and processing services provider, has been recognised as one of the FT1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies for the second year in a row. This prestigious endorsement is a further validation of the success of Contis in deli...

Presenting Forex Cloud Architecture (FxCA) by Chrisons Co. Ltd

Olga Aristodemou from Chrisons Co. Ltd
09 May 2019
Limassol, May 9th, 2019 In mid-2018, Chrisons Co. Ltd, a Cyprus-based ICT Solutions and Support Provider and Microsoft Gold Partner, released Forex Cloud Architecture (FxCA), an innovative product package delivering turnkey technology to global forex brokers. FxCA is a complete, complian...

Apiax raises $6.6 million Series A funding round to help global companies grow despite regulatory headwinds

Giuliano Catalano from Apiax
17 Oct 2019
Zurich, Berlin and Paris, October 17, 2019 – Apiax, a Swiss RegTech startup empowering enterprises with digital compliance solutions, today announced its completion of a $6.6 million Series A funding round. The round is co-led by e.ventures, based in the US and Germany, and XAnge, based in France...

Aura Disburses 500,000th Affordable Loan

Trystine Payfer from Aura
10 Dec 2019
Mission-Driven Lender Also Named #39 in the Bay Area and #235 nationally on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 & #17 on SF Business Times Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies SAN FRANCISCO-- Aura, a mission-driven financial technology company that offers affordable loans to hard-working famil...

Wisefund offers investment project that could change the vermouth spirit market worldwide

Ingus Linkevics from Wisefund
20 Apr 2020
Tallinn, Estonia, April 13th, 2020 – The Estonian FinTech Wisefund currently offers a unique loan project that carves a new niche in the vermouth spirit market that founders named Nordic-style vermouth. The project wants to establish globally an Estonian-originated vermouth brand, using carefully...

Wisefund offers investment project that could change the vermouth spirit market worldwide

Diana Ozolina from Wisefund
21 Apr 2020
Tallinn, Estonia, April 21th, 2020 – The Estonian FinTech Wisefund currently offers a unique loan project that carves a new niche in the vermouth spirit market that founders named Nordic-style vermouth. The project wants to establish globally an Estonian-originated vermouth brand, using carefully...

32% of CMOs Drastically Cut Budgets Due to Corona-Crisis

George Ravich from RAvco-Marketing, LLC
20 Apr 2020
Wilton, CT, April 20, 2020: Tech marketers around the globe are responding to the Coronavirus crisis by drastically cutting budgets and shifting remaining resources to digital programs, according to a survey of CMOs conducted by Ravco Marketing, LLC in April. The full report entitled “Marketing D...

Mortgage FinTech Oper raises €0.5 million in funding

Arnaud Ehlinger from Oper Credits
26 Jun 2020
Mortgage FinTech Oper raises €0.5 million in funding FinTech start-up Oper raises €500,000 in their pre-seed funding round. In addition to Barclays and early-stage funding group Pitchdrive, three angel investors also participated in the round. The capital raised serves to further scale the dig...

Tech start-ups to be engine room for UK economic bounce back

Davy from Absolute PR and Marketing
24 Jul 2020
Tech start-ups have a key role to play in ensuring that the UK economy bounces back post-coronavirus through the provision to digital transformation solutions. This belief, held by prominent tech investment bank ICON Corporate Finance, will be expanded on at a free webinar for start-ups, and ...

UMB Institutional Banking Continues Growth of Banking as a Service

Mike Romor from UMB Financial Corporation
13 Jul 2020
UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF) announces the advancement of a phased approach to being a “one-stop shop” of Banking as a Service (BaaS) offerings, making it a unique and valuable partner for financial technology (FinTech) companies throughout the U.S. Th...

Canadian Mortgage Broker Match-Making Platform Mortgage Sandbox is Growing

David Stroud from Mortgage Sandbox Advisor Inc.
09 Mar 2020
Mortgage Sandbox, a Canadian Realtor and Mortgage Broker Match-Making Platform, initially launched its free Match-Making app in Vancouver and Toronto, and it is now expanding to Calgary and Ottawa. “We combine the theories behind eHarmony and Tinder to match Canadians with a Realtor and Mortga...