FinTech StartUps

NCFA Announces Updated Virtual Interactive Programme for FFCON20 DIGITAL, the 6th annual Fintech and Financing Conference

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA), Toronto Finance International (TFI), and partners are pleased to announce an updated programme and exciting new virtual and interactive format for the annual FFCON conference. Read more »

Hello, Intruder

Start-up PSP targeting Generation Z streamers, bloggers and influencers Intruder, a new payments services provider (PSP) targeting Generation Z providers of paid/subscription content, is due to be launched in October 2020. According to Anton Nikonorov, Intruder’s founder and a former manager with Sberbank Technologies, the new PSP aims to save the users time and money when they make or receive payments. Intruder can handle streams for donations... more Read more »

IAMAI to host world’s largest virtual Global Fintech Fest

Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI], and its sister organisations, Payments Council of India, [PCI] and Fintech Convergence Council [FCC] are jointly organising the two-day virtual Global FinTech Festival on 22-23 July 2020. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India is the presenting partner of the event. The event is also supported by the World Bank and the United Nations Capital Development... more Read more »

FintechOS named the hottest FinTech Startup in Europe

FintechOS, the global provider of technology for the digital transformation of banks, insurance companies and other financial services organisations, is this year’s hottest FinTech Startup, according to the Europas Awards, an event launched in 2009 by Techcrunch’s editor-at-large, Mike Butcher, to recognize and celebrate the innovation emerging from Europe’s burgeoning tech startup scene. The Awards were announced live on 25th June during an... more Read more »

Finantix further expands global footprint with new nearshore development centre in Belgrade

Finantix, the leading global provider of trusted technology to the wealth management, insurance and banking industries, announced the opening of its Serbia based office, extending its global reach to 11 offices across four continents.   Read more »

Mastercard announces Fintech Express to empower European startups to launch and expand rapidly

Today, Mastercard launches Fintech Express in Europe, a programme designed to facilitate emerging fintechs’ launch and expansion. Leveraging the power of partnerships and Mastercard’s expertise, technology, and global network, startups will now be able to focus on innovation that drives the digital economy. Mastercard Fintech Express helps startups launch rapidly and expand based on their needs: Read more »

Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global - Where Innovation Meets Capital

Meet, interact and network online with more than 1,300 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, industry execs and founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at the prestigious Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global being held virtually on August 4th – 6th 2020. Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global presented by youngStartup Ventures - is ... more Read more »

Elevator Lab: fourth round with new set-up

Today marks the start of the fourth round of the Fintech Partnership Program Elevator Lab, which was established by Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) in 2017. While in the past the search for fintechs from all over the world was conducted centrally from Vienna and the subsidiary banks focused on their local fintech ecosystems, this time they play a more active role in the global search. Read more »

PayNearby collaborates with IndusInd Bank for contactless payments at 2 lakh+ Kirana stores

In its bid to simplify ordering, payments and delivery of essentials during the lockdown, PayNearby, India’s fastest growing hyperlocal FinTech startup has now expanded its hyper local discovery and purchase application ‘BuyNearby’ for Pan India operations with IndusInd Bank as digital payment partner.  Read more »

30 top VCs launch the "VC Hours" initiative to help UK startups cope during the Covid-19 crisis

Breega and Connect Ventures, two founder-friendly VCs specialised in funding early-stage tech startups, have joined forces with 28 other UK-based VCs to provide free and confidential advice to startups looking for help on coping with challenges arising from the Covid-19 crisis.   Read more »

PayNearby launches JobsNearby to address the issue of migrants’ job losses

PayNearby, India’s largest hyperlocal fintech startup network has launched JobsNearby, an assisted job registry that will help migrant workers who have been affected by the pandemic lockdown to seek gainful employment. The company has decided to announce the initiative on 01st May, which also happens to be the ‘International Worker’s Day’. Through its vast network of more than 9 lakh retail touchpoints, spread across 17,000 plus PIN codes in the... more Read more »

TLcom invests $1mn Pre-Seed Funding into Okra, Africa’s first API fintech “super-connector”

Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1mn pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening its push to build the infrastructure for Africa’s next wave of fintech innovation. Read more »

British Business Investments commits £10m to Startup Funding Club

British Business Investments Ltd, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has announced a new commitment under its £100m Regional Angels Programme, committing £10m to Startup Funding Club Limited (SFC). The commitment will be managed by SFC and invested alongside the SFC SEIS & EIS Funds as well as the SFC Angel Network. SFC intends to deploy the commitment in over 100 early stage businesses across the UK to deliver almost £40m... more Read more »

FinTech phos raises €1.3M to expand its revolutionary software PoS in Europe as cash usage declines rapidly

Phos, the fintech that created the first-ever software PoS which allows merchants to accept payments directly on their phones, today announced that it has closed a fundraising round of €1.3M. The round was led by New Vision 3 and also saw new angel investment in the business. The new funding sees the total amount raised by the business increase to €2.5M, enabling phos to grow its development team to introduce new features like PIN on Phone, its... more Read more »

Privitar Closes $80 Million Series C Funding Round Led by Warburg Pincus

Privitar, the leading data privacy platform provider, today announced that it has completed an $80 million Series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, with participation from Accel, Partech, IQ Capital, Salesforce Ventures and ABN AMRO Ventures.  Read more »

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