FinTech StartUps

SBDA Group and FinSight Ventures Announce the Closing of Series A Investment Round to Advance SBDA’s AI Customer Engagement Solution for Retail Banks

SBDA Group signs agreement with lead investor FinSight Ventures and Digital Space Ventures to close the Series A venture investment round. The funding will be used to advance the existing SBDA recommendation-based technology for any bank in addressing their needs. Read more »

PAIR Finance Raises € 4,5M and Wins New Strategic Investors

The Berlin-based Fintech company PAIR Finance raised €4,5M in series A funding from strategic investors and financial investors. Among others, Zalando, Hitfox Group and a prominent selection of business angels from the German industry participated in the funding round (some being Maximilian Zimmerer, former management board member of Allianz and Marc Stilke - former CEO of Immoscout). Existing investors like the Company Builder FinLeap, yabeo... more Read more »

Nordea Ventures Set up to Invest in FinTechs

Nordea has established Nordea Ventures to make strategic investments in fintech start-up companies. This further supports Nordea’s strategy of building a truly agile, digital bank. - We want to play an active role in developing new technologies for the financial sector from early on, says Casper von Koskull, President and Group CEO of Nordea. - It’s not just about providing capital, but also about engaging with start-ups and sharing our... more Read more »

Ebury Launches Office in Brussels

Ebury, one of the fastest growing fintechs for corporate global transaction services, has announced the opening of a second office in the Benelux region.  Following the success of Ebury’s office in The Netherlands, Ebury is expanding its regional growth and has chosen Brussels as a second location in the region. The new office is located in the city centre at Boulevard du Régent 37/Regentlaan 37. Read more »

POCKIT AND MESPO TAKE PRIZES AT UK’S FIRST FINTECH FOR ALL COMPETITION

Robo money saver Mespo takes newcomer crown, with mobile banking app Pockit winning two prizes - the established fintech category and special Experian Spotlight award Almost 100 high calibre entries to UK’s first Fintech For All Competition Competition launched at request as part of the Government’s Digital Strategy Winners of Tech City UK’s first ever Fintech For All Competition were revealed last night in a thrilling final in the... more Read more »

STARTUPS SECURE MORE THAN 30 POCs AND PARTNERSHIPS AT KICKSTART ACCELERATOR 2017

Over 30 Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and partnerships have been secured at Kickstart Accelerator, one of Europe’s largest no equity, multi-corporate accelerator programmes that culminates today – most of them with leading corporations. Coop, Credit Suisse, Empa, EY, Helsana, Migros, PwC Switzerland, Raiffeisen, Swisscom as well as UBS have entered into partnerships with the entrepreneurs participating in this year’s acceleration programme. Read more »

GCC’s BFSI Leaders Gear Up for AI and Blockchain Powered Future at the Naseba FinTech Summit in Dubai

Naseba’s FinTech Summit, held in association with Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), successfully concluded with more than 200 Banking Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) enterprise decision makers from across the region meeting to discuss and evaluate the latest developments in FinTech. Read more »

Return of the Baltic Tiger? Latvian Start-Ups Fighting Back

When we think of start-up scenes, we might think of bustling world cities such as London, New York, Melbourne and Hong Kong as leaders of the pack.  However, an unexpected country tops the charts: Latvia. A recent study by the World Economic Forum showed that Latvia had more early-stage entrepreneurial activity than anywhere in Europe.  But why? Read more »

MiNiT Financial Services Introduces New World-Class FinTech Products at Money 20/20

Macate Group Corporation, an American multinational corporation, and its affiliate MiNiT Financial Services, Inc. today proclaimed the launch of two new, innovative FinTech products at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas.  Read more »

Citi accelerates FinTech development in Hong Kong

Speaking at the Hong Kong FinTech Week's panel discussion, Ms. Angel Ng, Consumer Business Manager, Citibank Hong Kong, shared her views on a thought provoking topic: "Robot or human -- who will be a better banker?" Read more »

Fintech Futures HK 2018

Quantum Tech Events is the new brainchild of Andrew Chester, who served his apprenticeship over seven years, with top UK Technology conference organiser Whitehall Media.  After a 25 year tenure in the music business, releasing two nationwide critically acclaimed albums in the UK and signing to Universal Music Publishing until 2026, at the age of 35 Andrew walked away from the music business and went into corporate sales.  After five years at the... more Read more »

B-Hive Launches Presence in New York

B-Hive, an innovative collaboration platform connecting financial services players and FinTech startups & scale-ups, has officially opened the doors of its hub in New York City. Along with our community, B-Hive hosted its sold-out launch event at the BNY Mellon offices in New York City’s Financial District on Thursday 12th October. Read more »

Nordic FinTech Giants SDC and Signicat Drive Dramatic Rise in Digital-only Mortgage Applications

Signicat, the first and largest identity assurance provider in the world, and SDC, a full-service IT service partner for the financial sector in the Nordic countries, today announced that 83% of SDC’s Danish banking clients’ customers’ mortgage applications are processed wholly digitally. The fully digital process for application, approval and signing has reduced the time to complete the mortgage process from weeks to days — and sometimes, in... more Read more »

Citi Nurtures Hong Kong's Next FinTech Generation

A group of 60 university students from Hong Kong visited Citi Ventures in San Francisco in September, as part of their week-long FinTech-focused entrepreneurship boot camp at Stanford Graduate School of Business in Silicon Valley under the Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP).  The students learnt first-hand from veteran tech-bankers on how technology implementations and usage work in the banking world and were given a glimpse of... more Read more »

Dutch Start-up Kicks Off Worldwide Knowledge Crowdfund Action

The Dutch start up Fracaz has a unique business proposition, whereby contributed trivia questions are rewarded with company shares. With a database of more than one million questions the Dutch-French enterpreneur team wants to launch their global app in the course of 2018. At a later stage the question database will Read more »

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