Fintech Press Releases

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

NOW Money wins Financial Inclusion award in the UK

Bryony from NOW Money
17 Apr 2017
London, April 17, 2017 - NOW Money (NOW), has won the financial inclusion category of Pitch360, a competition at the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017. The competition took place on 11th April 2017 at the Guildhall in London, UK, and saw 24 FinTech startups compete for one of the eight winn...

Societe Generale partners with Open Bank Project to launch internal Open Banking Hackathon

Elena from TESOBE
18 May 2017
The Open Bank Project, leading API solution for banks, has partnered with Societe Generale Group, one of the largest European financial services groups, to hold an internal hackathon focused on Open Banking. The hackathon welcomes Societe Generale Group worldwide staff and interested students...

UK FINTECH LEADERS SEEDRS & NUTMEG JOIN FORCES WITH FIDOR BANK

Lucy from Seedrs Ltd
10 Jul 2017
Today, Seedrs announces that it will be the sole equity finance provider in a new partnership with Fidor Bank, the first challenger bank to launch in the UK back in 2015. The Digital marketplace offered by Fidor signposts banking customers to innovative sources of alternative investment including...

Urban FT Announces Strategic Growth Investment with Its Tech Acquisition of iParse

Kimberly from Urban FT, Inc
18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Urban FT, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of iParse LLC, an Oregon-based tech firm and holder of a number of mobile banking-related patents. Terms of the deal between the two privately held companies we...

NEW BOOK RELEASE - THE SMART FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Harriman House from Harriman House
16 Oct 2017
THE SMART FINANCIAL ADVISOR How financial advisors can thrive by embracing fintech and goals-based investing By Bill Martin, CFA Due October 2017 Published by Harriman House Ltd ISBN: Hardback 9780857195838 RRP: £30.00 ISBN: eBook 9780857195845 RRP: £20.00 Explaining his rationale f...

Expend takes its expenses solution to another level with Xero partnership and multi-user support

Adam Clarke from Expend
20 Oct 2017
Expend, a leader in simplifying company spending and a rising star on the London Fintech scene is celebrating significant key milestones in automating expenses, ahead of its next round of funding. Expend successfully launched its Xero partnership and class-leading real-time Xero integration a...

Efigence for Alior Bank in Romania

Magdalena from Efigence S.A.
20 Oct 2017
Alior Bank’s Branch in Romania together with the operator Telekom Romania Mobile Communications from the Deutsche Telekom Group launched Telekom Banking – a new digital financial service. The Polish technology company Efigence partnered in this project, being responsible for the online exchange p...

SuperCharger returns for its third programme in Hong Kong

Jen Lee from SuperCharger
24 Oct 2017
New FinTech accelerator model searching for start-ups that focus on human-centered banking Hong Kong, 23 October 2017 – SuperCharger, one of Asia’s leading FinTech accelerators, today announced the opening of applications for its 3rd programme in Hong Kong. Successful FinTech finalists will...

SuperCharger returns for its third programme in Hong Kong

Jen Lee from SuperCharger
23 Oct 2017
New FinTech accelerator model searching for start-ups that focus on human-centered banking Hong Kong, 23 October 2017 – SuperCharger, one of Asia’s leading FinTech accelerators, today announced the opening of applications for its 3rd programme in Hong Kong. Successful FinTech finalists will...

Revolut signs up 16,000 companies to its business service across the UK and Europe in just 4 months, saving them over £1m in banking fees

Kiran Wylie from Revolut
26 Oct 2017
REVOLUT SIGNS UP 16,000 COMPANIES TO ITS BUSINESS SERVICE ACROSS UK AND EUROPE IN JUST 4 MONTHS, SAVING THEM OVER £1M IN BANKING FEES - 16,000 companies across Europe have signed up for Revolut business accounts since its launch in June, with the company aiming to register 20,000 by the end ...

Eastern Europe’s Largest Blockchain Conference to be Held in Moscow

Masha Beetroot from KICKICO
07 Nov 2017
The end of the year is just the great beginning. Cryptospace Conference, Eastern Europe’s largest conference dedicated to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, will take place in Moscow between December 8 and 9 where all the crypto enthusiasts and experts will gather to share their thoughts...

After Kalypton Gains $2.6m Investment, U.S. Federal Reserve Awards Top Vendor Status

Trudy Darwin from Trudy Darwin Consulting
21 Nov 2017
Financial services and global real-time payments and settlements company Kalypton has profited from a £2m ($2.6m) investment by reaching the pinnacle of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Taskforce top vendors list. This investment has been received from a variety of private investors – e...

Launching Manigo – The digital money platform of the future

Aleksandra Simovic from Manigo
22 Nov 2017
November 22nd, 2017, LONDON – Manigo is the world’s first digital money platform for consumers, businesses and merchants. Connecting the whole payments value chain, it will provide a seamless 360° digital finance customer experience and new plug-and-play business models for its partners. Unlik...

Digital Risks prepares to scale, with appointment of Peter Barrett as Chairman

Anna King from Digital Risks
17 Nov 0028
Digital Risks, the digital-first broker for fast-growth technology and media businesses, has signalled its ambitions to scale in the UK and internationally, with the appointment of Peter Barrett as its chairman. Barrett brings valuable leadership and insurance experience from established insuranc...

Constellation Receives $500,000 Investment from CU Solutions Group

Liza Deckelbaum from Constellation Digital Partners, LLC
29 Nov 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. – Nov. 29, 2017 –– Constellation Digital Partners, LLC is announcing a recent Class C investment from CU Solutions Group, a CUSO based in Livonia, Michigan. CU Solutions Group has more than 100 investors and 3,400 clients nationwide. Constellation founder and CEO Kristopher Kovacs c...

CGC to Launch Malaysia’s First Online Loan/Financing Referral Platform!

Ishtiaque Hossain from Juris Technologies
19 Dec 2017
CGC teams up with Juris Technologies to help SMEs grow! In January 2018, Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC) Malaysia is set to launch Malaysia’s first web-based loan/financing referral platform. On 18th August 2017, Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC) teamed up with Juris Technologies to develo...

ZODIAQ, World’s First Licensed Cryptofiat Bank Sheds Light on the Сryptocurrency Market

Olga from ZODIAQ
04 Jan 2018
Alongside the fuzz surrounding the Bitcoin and the rapidly growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, many individuals and businesses tend to invest in cryptocurrencies seeking for profit. The market offers various solutions that make possible the purchase, exchange, and withdrawal of cryptocurr...

WITHOUT FINTECHS, THE UK IS SERIOUSLY LAGGING BEHIND GLOBAL RIVALS IN DIGITAL

Chris Jevons from GBG PLC
19 Feb 2018
• UK financial service organisations are lagging behind China, Singapore, the US and Australia in adopting new technology and investing in the digital customer experience • UK fintechs however fare better against global competitors and have imminent plans to make improvements Seismic changes...

Spotcap Awards Scholarship to Aspiring Fintech Entrepreneur

Joseph Watts from Spotcap Australia
19 Feb 2018
Sydney, Australia - February 19, 2018 - Spotcap today announced Vishal Uppal as the winner of the Fintech Scholarship 2017. The first of its kind in Australia, the scholarship awards one aspiring graduate with an interest in fintech $10,000 towards the cost of their tuition. With the number of...

GHM home appliance for organic greens cultivation at home

GHM from GHM
03 Mar 2018
GHM is the first decentralized automated growing home system for organic greens short cultivation as arugula, dill, green salads, parsley . There are no climate restrictions, energy-consuming costs. The GHM solution makes vegetation cycle smart as fully automated system managing all the process...

Fintech Startup Intrinio Selected for Engage Ventures 2018 Growth Program

Intrinio from Intrinio
01 Mar 2018
Engage go-to-market program partners startups with Fortune 1000 executives Intrinio set to work with executives from Invesco, Intercontinental Exchange Intrinio, a financial data marketplace providing more than 200 data feeds, announced today it has been selected by Engage Ventures to partici...

Finteca, Spain’s first mobile mortgage assistant

Ivet Prat from Nuclio Venture Builder
07 Mar 2018
The App, available on the App Store, let the user to simulate, compare and apply for a mortgage, all from their phones, with no brokerage fees. Finteca is built at Nuclio, one of Barcelona’s top venture builders, founded by Carlos Blanco, a serial entrepreneur and business angel. Barcelona, 7t...

Barchart Names Industry Veteran Chris Harrison as Chief Technology Officer

Colleen Sheeren from Barchart
12 Mar 2018
CHICAGO, IL - March 12, 2018 - Today, Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, announced that Chris Harrison has been named Chief Technology Officer. Harrison will be responsible for the enterprise wide technology offering, including data feeds, digital solutions, API...

ETHLend has Developed Major Upgrades for the end of Q1 2018

Nolvia Serrano from ETHLend
07 Mar 2018
ETHLend has developed major upgrades for their decentralized application. For the last 4 weeks ETHLend has deployed the new release of the decentralized peer-to-peer lending application (Alpha 0.2.1) codenamed Omura. Since Omura, ETHLend has been working on the high-level release of Alpha 0.3. ...

Shared Services looks towards Blockchain for growth.

Alysha Malik from IQPC
15 Mar 2018
Experts believe that Blockchain will be bigger than Robots for the Shared Services industry! Blockchain is blowing up as a key buzzword for 2018. In fact, Webster has even added it to its dictionary. If that’s not enough to get businesses talking then I don’t know what is! Jumping on this band...

Fundata partners with Barchart on premium investment data for The Globe and Mail

Megan Hankins from Barchart
21 Mar 2018
CHICAGO, IL, March 21, 2018 – Fundata Canada Inc., a provider of Canadian investment fund data, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Barchart, a global leader in market data and technology services, to provide premium Canadian data on mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to ...

Fundata partners with Barchart on premium investment data for The Globe and Mail

Megan Hankins from Barchart
21 Mar 2018
CHICAGO, IL, March 21, 2018 – Fundata Canada Inc., a provider of Canadian investment fund data, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Barchart, a global leader in market data and technology services, to provide premium Canadian data on mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to ...

LATTICE80 launches AI powered 'FintechDB' for global fintech ecosystem

Satyarth from LATTICE80
28 Mar 2018
LONDON - March 28, 2018 - With explosive growth in the fintech ecosystem, startups in several sub-categories, investors, regulatory bodies and various other stakeholders have developed along globally. ''FintechDB, an AI powered database aims to resolve the lack of specific information in a vas...

ETHLend Expands to FIAT Lending: Will Initiate Licensing Process

Nolvia Serrano from ETHLend
13 Apr 2018
Crypto-to-crypto lending platform ETHLend starts licensing process to obtain a license on lending activities in over 30 European Economic Area (EEA) countries and in various other countries within. Part of the licensing procedure, ETHLend will broaden its current business model (crypto-to-crypto ...

SAGEWORKS HONORED WITH “BUSINESS LENDING INNOVATION AWARD” IN 2018 FINTECH BREAKTHROUGH AWARDS PROGRAM

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
02 May 2018
LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2018 – FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global FinTech market, today announced that it has selected Sageworks, a Raleigh, N.C., headquartered firm that offers lending, credit risk and portfoli...

CoinJanitor Set to Launch ICO on May 1st

Renata Moshkovich from Digital Pivot
07 May 2018
CoinJanitor is a unique project in the blockchain space that aims to clean up the bottom of the cryptocurrency market and unlock the value currently trapped there. It uses a methodology built on economic principles to restore lost value to the markets, benefitting contributors, top-ranked cryptoc...

Sageworks launches revamped Relationship Manager built for bankers

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
07 May 2018
Raleigh, N.C., May 7, 2018 – Sageworks, a financial information company that offers lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, today announced the roll out of their newly expanded customer relationship manager (CRM) for financial institutions. Fully integrated ...

Enterprise Engineering, Inc. first to enable Open Banking with full support for FS-ISAC Durable Data API (DDA)

Jaimie Anzelone from Enterprise Engineering, Inc. (EEI)
18 Sep 0005
NEW YORK, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enterprise Engineering, Inc. (EEI), a leading provider of software products for enterprise customers and Fintech enablers, has announced it is the first company to support the entire Durable Data API specification within its flagship products of Commande...

Deep Dive into Electronic Payments - Acquiring Focus

Alice from PayKademy
10 May 2018
PayKademy Partners with BayPay Forum and GV Group to Launch New Online, in-person, Onsite and Custom Courses on Electronic Payments Deep Dive into Electronic Payments - Acquiring Focus training workshop will be available starting May 24, 2018 in San Francisco and Online SAN FRANCISCO, Cal...

Quarterly AWS Enterprise Community Briefing: Fintech

Sara Lewis from AWS Enterprise Community
16 May 2018
Amazon AWS Enterprise Strategist and ex-CTO of Capital One bank is headlining the quarterly AWS Enterprise Community Briefing at the prestigious Trinity House in London on 20th June from 8.30am. Jonathan Allen, previously CTO of Capital One Bank, will share his personal experience of successf...

Sageworks, one of the country’s first Fintech companies, is acquired by Accel-KKR

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
18 May 2018
Menlo Park, CA, May 18, 2018—Today, Accel-KKR and Sageworks announced the purchase of Sageworks by AKKR, a private equity firm based in Menlo Park, California. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. Sageworks is the leading provider of financial software and information products to ...

Protocol, a new web-based solution automating global withholding tax recovery, launches in North America

Raissa Price from Meantime Communications
14 May 2018
May 14, 2018 10:36 am The Protocol platform, developed by fintech start-up Taxology, saves time and costs for pension funds, unlocking withholding tax refunds that are overlooked or otherwise too labour intensive to claim Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Monday, 14th May 2018 – A new web-based s...

Onist financial platform is first to partner with data platform Quovo in Canada

Jamie Rubenovitch from Onist
29 May 2018
Through the partnership, Onist and Quovo will enhance user access to a broader range of Canadian accounts and financial data Highlights ● Onist is the first company to partner with Quovo as they expand into Canada. ● The partnership will let Onist bring Canadian consumers and the advisor...

Coinify Selects Cybertonica to Deploy Industry-Leading Fraud Prevention and AML Technology Services

Melike Belli from Cybertonica Ltd
08 Jun 2018
(London and Copenhagen, 08.06.2018) Coinify, an established global virtual currency platform, has signed a long-term agreement with Cybertonica, a fast-growth AI technology offering cross-channel real-time risk and fraud solutions, to implement a new industry standard for fraud management systems...

Bye Bye Bitcoin ATM. Hello ADM

Richard Groen from ADM Ecosystems LLC
20 Jun 2018
At the World Blockchain Forum in New York, ADM Ecosystems LLC announced their new patent pending invention to get blockchain based / operated services to the general public where Puerto Rico will be first the testing grounds of this evolved ATM Machine. Decentralized Applications Bitcoin ATM’...

This fintech startup makes investing in real estate corporate bonds as simple as shopping online

Martynas Stankevičius from Röntgen
24 Jul 2018
Corporate bond offerings were always one of the most compelling ways to invest. Usually, it is considered a big players game. But Lithuanian real estate development crowdfunding startup Röntgen is about to disrupt that stereotype. The platform successfully distributed 14-months bonds worth half a...

Report highlights impact on employee engagement & retention due to paperless employee onboarding

Louise Roberts from Sphere PR
07 Aug 2018
HROnboard is today announcing the inaugural Paperless Employee Onboarding Benchmark Report for 2018. The report reveals some remarkable insights about 26,800 new employees that were processed by HR teams across Australia and New Zealand during 2017, achieving extraordinary time savings and sign...

Report highlights impact on fintech sector employee engagement & retention due to paperless employee onboarding

Louise Roberts from Sphere PR
07 Aug 2018
HROnboard is today announcing the inaugural Paperless Employee Onboarding Benchmark Report for 2018. The report reveals some remarkable insights about 26,800 new employees that were processed by HR teams across Australia and New Zealand during 2017, achieving extraordinary time savings and sign...

Wealth Management Challenges: Client Retention in the Digital Age

Dion Global Solutions from Dion Global Solutions
13 Aug 2018
There is a growing awareness in wealth management circles concerning the need for wealth managers and financial advisors to preserve the investment assets that they currently manage, as they are passed to the next generation. Obviously, some of those assets will shift into pension drawdown plans ...

Smart Banking ICO Platio Opens Private Pre-Sale

Jane Backhouse from Platio
28 Aug 2018
London, 28 August 2018 - Smart banking innovator Platio today announced that the company’s private pre-sale of tokens is now open to VC investors. This private pre-sale will run until Sunday 7th October, with the public pre-sale opening on Monday 8th October. Platio is an all-in-one smart ba...

Bank of the Pacific selects Sageworks Banking Platform to further business development and mitigate portfolio risk

Hannah Blair Rapp from Sageworks
28 Aug 2018
Raleigh, N.C., August 28, 2018 – Sageworks, a financial information company that offers lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, today announced that Bank of the Pacific has chosen to partner with Sageworks to propel commercial loan activity and mitigate portf...

Blockchain Technology can be a game changer in FinTech industry.

Vijay from MarketsAndMarkets
09 May 2018
The FinTech blockchain market is growing at a fast pace, due to the rising cryptocurrency market cap and Initial Currency Offering (ICO), high computability with financial services ecosystem, faster transactions, and reduced total cost of ownership. The FinTech blockchain ecosystem comprises v...

An interview with ECOMMPAY - the payment provider who are staying ahead of the curve...

Rachel King from KAE
06 Sep 2018
KAE recently interviewed Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK and Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, a dynamic payment solution provider. ECOMMPAY have established a reputation for delivering versatile, reliable services in the payments ecosystem, through prioritisation of user experience via streamlined, cu...

An interview with ECOMMPAY - the payment provider who are staying ahead of the curve...

Rachel King from KAE
06 Sep 2018
KAE recently interviewed Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK and Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, a dynamic payment solution provider. ECOMMPAY have established a reputation for delivering versatile, reliable services in the payments ecosystem, through prioritisation of user experience via streamlined, cu...

Meridian Asset Management (C.I.) Ltd Selects the Dion Wealth Intelligence Platform

Dion Global Solutions from Dion Global Solutions
10 Sep 2018
10th September 2018 (UK): Dion Global Solutions (Dion | BSE: 526927), the leading supplier of modular Wealth Management solutions in the U.K., announced that Meridian Asset Management (C.I.) Ltd, an independent asset manager based in Jersey, have selected its Wealth Intelligence (WIN) platform fo...

ABC Software Development and ABIT Announce a Joint Venture to Foster Innovation in banking and fintech

Dunja Bezdrov from ABC Software Development
09 Dec 2018
The joint venture "ABC Tech Zagreb" will provide innovative solutions that will help the banking and fintech industry implement new technologies and meet the new challenging market demands ---------------------------------------------- ABC Software Developm...

The China’s first blockchain mooncake warehouse receipts

Fay CHEN from FUZAMEI
19 Sep 2018
Bitcoin is a huge fever in recent years due to continuous increasing price. Also, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin has got increasing attention and imaginations running wild, however, there is no “killer business case” caming out. “Scent of the mooncake makes every one stop carriage”,...

The Need for Apparel Manufacturers in Kenya and South Africa to become super vendors

sola fanawopo from emaginations
28 Sep 2018
After marking its presence in 15 countries, ThreadSol (www.ThreadSol.com) is all set to explore the African apparel industry to transform manufacturers to super vendors. This move comes at a time where the president of Kenya has decided to dedicate his energy in achieving the big four agenda a...

ONPEX and Supercapital partner to deliver seamless and secure international payments

Gemma Trevers from SkyParlour
24 Sep 2018
ONPEX, a leading provider for multi-currency IBAN accounts, has partnered with international UK-based wholesale fintech, Supercapital, in an alliance set to make international payments seamless and secure. Supercapital provides money transfers to bank accounts across 200 countries and in 25 d...

Finhaven Secures US$5.13 Million Series A Financing to Drive Innovation in Capital Markets

Anna Dabrowski from Finhaven
18 May 0009
VANCOUVER, BC, September 5, 2018 — — Finhaven Technology Inc. (“Finhaven”) is pleased to announce that it has secured US$5.13 million for its Series A funding round. The financing was led by Dunamu & Partners with participation from Lanebury Growth Capital Ltd. (LLL:CSE), Medici Leading Enterpris...

AI holds the key to global financial inclusion

Sandy Greaves Campbell from CTC
11 Oct 2018
JOHANNESBURG - According to the Global Findex Database 2017, 1.7-billion people in the world remain unbanked. With current estimates of the world population hovering around 7.2-billion people, this means that almost a quarter of the people in the world do not have access to financial products and...

Personal finance ‘paralysis’ costs the UK £18.7 billion every year

Ioana Popisteanu from Stand Agency
16 Oct 2018
• Not switching to a more competitive mortgage rate costs £2.5bn per year • Not switching or consolidating credit card debt costs £10.5bn per year • Not switching or consolidating personal loans costs £5.7bn per year • Personal finance ‘paralysis’ sets in after 21 minutes 16 October 2018,...

New $500M fintech fund Corviglia Capital launches in Europe

Shirin Al-Hussein from Corviglia Capital Fund
17 Oct 2018
The fund will invest globally in late-stage fintech companies that are driving innovation and disruption in banking and financial services Luxembourg/London/Berlin, October 17, 2018 - Corviglia Capital Fund, a global fintech growth equity investor, launched today with a target of $500M in cap...

WORLD’S FIRST OPEN BANKING AFFORDABILITY SCORE LAUNCHED BY CASTLIGHT FINANCIAL

Danielle Flynn from Castlight Financial
25 Oct 2018
Affordability innovator Castlight Financial has developed the world’s first open-banking affordability score, providing access to borrowing for the first time for the 5.8 million people , in the UK alone, with “thin credit files”. The new affordability score, CastScore, is not dependent on a c...

Procurity Names Advisors

Stephen Riley from Procurity
26 Oct 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stephen Riley Co-Founder & Chief Sales Officer Steve@Procurity.io C - 703-999-1656 Denver, CO (October 25, 2018) - Fintech company Procurity, an automated quality assurance service platform for banks and credit unions, today announced the formation of an Adv...

MoneeMint secures strategic funding to become the first Digital-only Ethical Bank in the UK and Europe

MoneeMint from MoneeMint
30 Oct 2018
London, 30th October 2018: MoneeMint, soon to be the UK and Europe’s first completely digital ethical bank is proud to announce that it has secured strategic funding from Ground One Ventures, a UK based private investment firm. MoneeMint aspires to engage the underserved bankable communities a...

Voice banking PFM skills become available through Geezeo and best innovation Group.

Amy Hibbard from Geezeo
02 Nov 2018
Braintree, MA, (November 2, 2018) - Geezeo, a leader in Fintech and data-driven solutions for financial institutions, has launched its Conversation Software Development Kit (SDK). Concurrently, Best Innovation Group (BIG), a fintech innovation and development company, will leverage the Geezeo con...

New cryptocurrency answers FCA call for better regulation

Lee Birkett from Moneybrain
20 Nov 2018
A new cryptocurrency has been launched in response to the Financial Conduct Authority’s desire for a safer environment for consumers using crypto technologies. Yesterday, Chris Woolard, the FCA director of strategy and competition cited peer-to-peer lending regulation as a benchmark for its ap...

UK fintech Smart Pension developing ‘financial well-being’ solution powered by Envizage holistic guidance engine

Elizabeth Slee from Smart Pension
23 Nov 2018
UK fintech pension provider Smart Pension has announced it is developing an intuitive online ‘financial well-being’ solution to help people make informed decisions about their money and enable them to achieve a financially secure future. Incorporating elements of e-learning, and in collaborati...

UK fintech Smart Pension developing ‘financial well-being’ solution powered by Envizage holistic guidance engine

Elizabeth Slee from Smart Pension
23 Nov 2018
UK fintech pension provider Smart Pension has announced it is developing an intuitive online ‘financial well-being’ solution to help people make informed decisions about their money and enable them to achieve a financially secure future. Incorporating elements of e-learning, and in collaborati...

Danish Fintech comet lands new strategic investor to build the infrastructure of the future

Rune Krogh Kallehauge from Spiir A/S
17 Dec 2018
The Danish Fintech, Nordic API Gateway, that is also behind the PFM-app Spiir, is today announcing a new €5.2 million investment from two of the leading banks in Scandinavia, DNB and Danske Bank. It is a strategic investment and the three parties will build the leading PSD2 infrastructure in the ...

Dion Global Solutions Appoints New COO

Dion Global Solutions from Dion Global Solutions
22 Dec 2018
Dion Global Solutions (Dion | BSE: 526927) today announced the promotion of Kean Williams to Chief Operating Officer. The role makes him responsible for global operations across Professional Services, Customer Support, Software Development, Product Management & Innovation and Strategy. Michel ...

Platio’s multi-asset platform refuses from token sale and focuses on product delivery.

Anna Makovnikova from Platio
25 Nov 2019
Fintech innovator Platio has announced today that key features of the platform will be launched much faster than it was initially planned. Platio’s multi-asset platform will provide banking and investment services to individuals and businesses in fiat, stocks and digital assets. Powered by Gr...

HubSolv rebrands its client portal following expansion

Caterina Bassano from HubSolv
01 Feb 2019
Scottish startup HubSolv has rebranded its automated client portal for the insolvency industry, formerly known as Ibby, under the new name HubSolv Messenger, to strengthen the identity of its fintech products. The rebrand follows HubSolv’s expansion as the firm works on a new product for a wid...

InterSystems and Global Accelerated Ventures develop Startup program to advance innovation in finance and healthcare industries

Joann Healy from Global Accelerated Ventures
07 Feb 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE InterSystems and Global Accelerated Ventures develop Startup program to advance innovation in finance and healthcare industries New startup program fast-tracks startups to scale faster Boston, Mass., February 7, 2019 – InterSystems and Global Accelerated Ventures (G...

TagNitecrest Sets Sights On High Street Banks

TagNitecrest from TagNitecrest
08 Feb 2019
TagNitecrest, known today as the “go to” card manufacturers in the challenger banking space, are thrilled to announce that the final stage of their new state-of-the-art banking card and software services building restructure is complete. Part of the Nitecrest Group, TagNitecrest have made major a...

CREALOGIX takes home Best of Show for third year running at financial technology event FinovateEurope

Zoe Delano from Bright Bee
15 Feb 2019
More than 1,500 industry professionals voted CREALOGIX TimeWarp a "Best of Show" product at this year’s FinovateEurope in London. The intuitive visuals of the app enable banking customers to simulate financial choices such as taking out a mortgage, and preview the effect on their personal finance...

BITMONDS.COM introduces the concept of a Full Digital Luxury Item, a 3D diamond generated by users. Giftable, tradable and soon wearable. Registered on Blockchain without the need of cryptocurrencies for end users

Bitmonds press from Vanilla Rocket SRL
04 Mar 2019
Milan, March 3rd 2019 – Italian startup Vanilla Rocket recently launched Bitmonds.com.The project introduces the concept of a Full Digital Luxury Item based on Blockchain, without the need of cryptocurrencies for the end user. The results after a few days? 3000 digital diamonds generated and 600 ...

Moorwand unveils strategic partnership with ClearBank®

Sarah Michelle Broughton from Blue Train Marketing Limited
05 Mar 2019
Moorwand, the international payments company and BIN sponsor, partners with ClearBank® for real-time payment services LONDON, Tuesday 5th March 2019 Moorwand, an international payments company offering issuing and acquiring solutions, has selected ClearBank® as its strategic agency banker...

Alto Raises $2.8 Million Seed Round To Help Individual Investors Include Startups, Real Estate, Loans, Digital Assets, and Other Alternatives to Diversify Their IRAs

Jorie Goins from Propllr LLC
06 Mar 2019
Alto is the Exclusive IRA Partner for AngelList, the Leading Platform for Startup Investments NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alto, a technology platform that makes it simple for investors to add alternative assets to their IRAs, today announced that it raised a $2.8 milli...

Eric Barbier, Founder of TransferTo, makes strategic investments in Singapore Fintech startup, MoolahGo

John Hakim from MoolahGo
18 Mar 2019
MoolahGo today announced that Mr. Eric Barbier has joined the Company as a strategic investor in its Pre-Series funding round for an undisclosed amount. Mr. Barbier founded TransferTo in 2005 and turned it into one of the world’s leading cross-border mobile payments network provider before ste...

Reap won the award for Outstanding Online Credit Card Payment Platform at ET Net's FinTech Awards 2018

Guillaume from Reap Technologies Limited
18 Mar 2019
Reap, Hong Kong's newest innovation in credit payments platform, won the award for Outstanding Online Credit Card Payment Platform at ET Net's FinTech Awards 2018 on March 6, 2019 The 1st FinTech Award to an online Credit Card Payment Platform that allows all businesses to pay any operating ex...

TurnKey Lender Opens a New Office in Kuala Lumpur

TurnKey Lender from TurnKey Lender
20 Mar 2019
TurnKey Lender, a provider of intelligent lending automation, decision management, and risk mitigation solutions, announces the opening of a new office in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Its main goal will be to physically represent TurnKey Lender and support the company’s operations in As...

Eric Barbier, Founder of TransferTo, invests in Singapore Fintech startup, MoolahGo

Mandy from MoolahGo
19 Mar 2019
MoolahGo (www.moolahgo.com) today announced that Mr. Eric Barbier has joined the Company as a strategic investor in its Pre-Series funding round for an undisclosed amount. Mr. Barbier founded TransferTo in 2005 and turned it into one of the world’s leading cross-border mobile payments network ...

Boost.ai Launches Europe’s Leading Conversational AI in U.S. to Disrupt Virtual Agents

Nick Jones from Spark PR
20 Mar 2019
- Leveraging $5 Million Strategic Investment, American Expansion to Change the Way the Banking, Insurance, and the Enterprise Handle Frontline Customer Queries Boost.ai, developer of the world’s most advanced conversational AI for banks, financial institutions, and other enterprise applicatio...

Fast-track the launch of FinTech in 3 months

Anton Ossipovski from BASIS ID
25 Mar 2019
In the last quarter of 2018, BASIS ID, one of the leading KYC/AML service providers, in partnership with the biggest banks across Asia and Europe, had delivered a platform that allows the launch of FinTech services in months. At the moment there already are first achievements and experience worki...

TurnKey Lender Signs Partnership Agreement with Refinitiv

Diana from TurnKey Lender
21 Mar 2019
TurnKey Lender, an award-winning provider of decision management and lending automation solutions for lenders, has signed a partnership agreement with global financial data provider Refinitiv – formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters. As the teams cooperate to develop globa...

Amount Delivers Seamless Digital and Mobile Lending Platform to TD Bank

Jenn Pratt from Keeton PR
25 Mar 2019
Amount, a leading technology provider for financial institutions, today announced a strategic partnership with TD Bank. TD Bank, a top ten U.S. bank, is leveraging Amount's platform to power the bank's TD Fit Loan, which launched in August 2018. This initial offering allows consumers to consolida...

TurnKey Lender Launches Psychometrics

Diana from TurnKey Lender
26 Mar 2019
Singapore - March 26 - TurnKey Lender, a provider of intelligent lending automation, decision management, and risk mitigation solutions, announces the launch of a new app called TurnKey Lender Psychometrics. It allows lenders worldwide to safely evaluate borrowers even in cases when there’s no ...

Financial Innovation Summit discusses new fintech developments in the region

Fathima Dhanani from BII World
03 Apr 2019
Organised by BII World the Financial Innovation Summit launched yesterday at the Hilton Doha. The two-day event covered over 20 fintech experts explore on the latest trends, developments and emerging technologies in the banking sector in the region. The agenda focussed on a wide range of topics...

UAE based Fintech start-up NewBridge partners with Meteor Asset Management to provide deposit services to Global Corporates, Family Offices and Institutional Clients

Sid bhandari from 2000
22 Apr 2019
UAE based Fintech start-up, NewBridge Fintech Solutions LLC, has partnered with Meteor Asset Management Limited, a UK based Asset Management Company, to provide a deposit marketplace to Global Corporates, Institutional Clients and Family Offices. NewBridge Fintech Solutions is a DIFC based Fin...

Lineup revealed for FinTech North Leeds 2019

Lorna Kellett from Galibier PR
19 May 0010
The full agenda has been announced for FinTech North Leeds, with the Financial Conduct Authority, Bank of England, Tech Nation, FinTech Scotland, Mastercard, BJSS and First Direct just some of the organisations featured on the line up, following a sell-out event in Manchester last month. The s...

FrankieFinancial powering Aussie neobank surge with new regtech

Felicia Coco from Felicia Coco
15 May 2019
-New regtech provides centralised compliance and risk platform, aims to tackle $4BN overhead for banks and financial institutions -Announces Xinja Bank and Novatti Group (ASX:NOV) as clients amongst its fast-growing portfolio of Australian neobanks -Backed by notable institutional investor...

Identiq Raises $5M, Launches Privacy-First Network So Companies Can Fight Fraud Together

Shmuli Goldberg from Identiq
28 May 2019
(Tel Aviv) May 28, 2019 – Identiq announced today the launch of its Anonymous Verification Network, enabling companies to truly work together to fight fraud for the very first time. It also announced today a seed funding round of $5M led by Entrée Capital, with participants from leading VCs, incl...

Fintech “Oper” stirrs up the Swiss mortgage market with new product launch.

Oliver Allmoslechner from Oper by 0smosis Venture Studio
01 Jun 2019
Zürich/Antwerp, June 2019 On May 24th the Belgian-based startup 0per launched its smart lending solution in the Swiss market. The product release was presented the F10 Demo Day in the SIX convention center in Zürich and concurs with Oper’s successful graduation from the renowned F10 Fintech ac...

Fintech “Oper” stirrs up the Swiss mortgage market with new product launch.

Oliver Allmoslechner from Oper by 0smosis Venture Studio
01 Jun 2019
Zürich/Antwerp, June 2019 On May 24th the Belgian-based startup 0per launched its smart lending solution in the Swiss market. The product release was presented the F10 Demo Day in the SIX convention center in Zürich and concurs with Oper’s successful graduation from the renowned F10 Fintech ac...

Irish regtech Priviti and Australian fintech Accurassi announce partnership as Australia ushers in Open Banking and the Consumer Data Right

Mia Iwama Hastings from Priviti
05 Jun 2019
AMSTERDAM, 5 June 2019 – As Australia prepares for Open Banking and its equivalent of the GDPR – the Consumer Data Right – Priviti, a global fintech and regtech company with offices in Ireland, London, Singapore and Sydney, has announced a partnership agreement with Australian fintech company Acc...

Holt Fintech Accelerator Launches Program 2.0

Kelly Bergeron from Holt Accelerator
11 Jun 2019
MONTREAL, QC (June, 2019) – Holt’s fintech program 2.0 is going to be bigger and better with more advisors, potential for more investment, and more services to help fintech startups grow. Chosen early-stage pre-series A fintech startups (i.e. bootstrapped, pre-seed, seed, or bridge) will receive ...

FREE OF CHARGE KYC FOR THOSE WHO UNDERSTAND

basisid from BASIS ID
20 Jun 2019
One of the leading KYC service providers in Asia and Europe - BASIS ID is now offering their clients a KYC & AML workflow management platform for free - stated the CEO BASIS ID Akim Arhipov. Lots of companies on the KYC market offer solutions that are compliant with the existing regulations. B...

Going for Gold - Tally Launches New Banking App Tied to Gold Ownership

Editor from Tally
18 Jul 2019
Tally has become the first banking app to offer individual banking accounts delivering seamless saving and spending in physical gold, at home and abroad. Unlike a traditional bank account, Tally gives consumers full ownership of their money, and being gold means savings are protected from inf...

Accounting, banking and fintech platforms in race to become SME Cockpit, finds new report

Anna King from Scripsy
19 Jun 0028
SMEs will soon be able to manage their finances from a single, central hub, according to a new report, which predicts the rise of the integrated ‘SME cockpit’. Bringing together services currently performed by banks, accounting platforms, and cash flow tools, the cockpit will reduce the need ...

Swiss fintech launches startup & venture investment program focused on Switzerland

Alexander Antic from Stableton Financial AG
19 Jul 2019
- The aim of Stableton’s startup & venture program is to provide financial intermediaries and their clients efficient access to a segment that was traditionally difficult to invest in - Stableton Financial’s program forms part of the firm’s alternative investments platform announced earlier this...

Atom bank invites will.i.am to join the conversation on future banking

Will Dale from Atom Bank
01 Aug 2019
The UK’s most trusted bank* has joined creative innovator & tech entrepreneur, will.i.am, to explore the future of banking in a takeover of leading financial podcast, Fintech Insider by 11:FS. will.i.am, who, under his I.AM+ company umbrella, is on a mission to fuse the world of enterprise a...

Dubai calls for a new wave of Fintech startups to join the second cohort of the Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai Accelerator.

Jonathan Paulson from Startupbootcamp
10 Sep 2019
Applications are now open to join the second cohort of the Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai Accelerator, supported by the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region’s leading financial hub, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), as well as leading players in the finance and banking sect...

MoneeMint appoints senior industry specialist Rizwan Qazi as Chief Operating Officer.

Hassan Waqar from MoneeMint
09 Sep 2019
MoneeMint is pleased to announce the appointment of Rizwan Qazi as Chief Operating Officer and Member of The Board. Rizwan has 22 years of international experience in financial services industry where he has worked with Citi, MasterCard, Diners Club, ADIB, Argus Information and Advisory Serv...

BENJAMIN® NOW OFFERS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE INTEGRATION FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORS

Andrea Holland Rizk from Rizk Public Relations
20 Sep 2019
Today, financial technology company Wela announced the addition of a game-changing new feature of Benjamin®, the artificial intelligence designed for financial advisors by financial advisors. Benjamin’s new feature liberates the advisor to use text messaging to communicate with the client because...