- 07.04.2016 02:30 pm
- FinTech StartUps
According to a new study, SMEs see digital opportunities as a major priority for investment in the year ahead, and are prepared to confront the challenges that have prevented them from reaping the benefits to date. New data from the Close Brothers Business Barometer - a quarterly survey which gauges sentiment from business owners and managers from across the UK and Ireland - reveals that 20% of firms plan to prioritise investment in technology... more
IA Capital Group Inc., a venture capital firm focused on financial technology, is announcing the completion of five fintech investments over the past 12 months, including Credit Sesame, Crown Global Insurance, Marqeta, LiftForward, and a yet to be announced fifth company. The firm also reported major milestones in three existing portfolio companies: Financeit, TIO Networks Corp., and Homeowners of America Holding Corp.
SWIFT Institute announces today that it has selected seven university student teams to compete in the inaugural SWIFT Institute Challenge at the SWIFT Business Forum London on 20 April at Tobacco Docks.
- 01.04.2016 02:00 pm
- FinTech StartUps
The Singapore government is launching a dedicated office designed to help fintech startups set up in Singapore. The office, described as a one-stop service for fintech startups, is part of the SG-Innovate initiative announced in the March budget speech by finance minister Heng Swee Keat as Singapore steps up its plan to promote itself as the leading fintech hub in Asia.
BNP Paribas selected eight fintech startups to take part in a four month accelerator programme that will see each firm work on developing products and services for specific areas of the bank's business. The programme, run by the tech innovation specialist L'Atelier BNP Paribas, sees each startup paired with a different one of the French bank's departments, working on fields including insurance, payment methods, customer experience, cybersecurity... more
Chartis Research has recognised Wolters Kluwer a Category Leader for the financial services industry in its FinTech Quadrant™ on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 9 Technology Solutions. The FinTech Quadrant uses in-depth research and a clear scoring system to determine which IFRS 9 technology solutions in the marketplace can best meet an organization’s needs.
Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has announced the 10 international startups selected to join its New York program. The finalists, which include teams from across the world, have been chosen by a panel of industry experts, including representatives from Startupbootcamp FinTech’s partners.
EPAM Systems takes leading role in supporting the Swiss FinTech ecosystem as the first corporate sponsor of the Swiss Finance + Technology AssociationEPAM Systems has signed a sponsorship deal with Swiss Finance + Technology Association, the center of gravity in the local ecosystem, as part of its commitment to build its relationship with the FinTech community and champion Switzerland as a leading global hub for FinTech innovation.
Nominations are open for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 - an annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. Entry is free and open to any business, charity, individual or public body with a base in the UK. Winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony hosted by BT in July.
FinTech Studios, a leading NYC-based FinTech software company, announced today the acquisition of iUbble Inc., a FinTech software startup created 2 years ago by students and faculty at the Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university in Hoboken, N.J.
StockViews, the London-based equity research platform, has appointed Thomas Balk, the ex-head of Fidelity International, as Chairman. Balk has over 25 years experience in the global asset management industry, which includes 16 years at Fidelity. Prior to his responsibility as President of its international asset management activities, he held positions as President of Mutual Funds in Europe and President of the Japanese business.
Today, Village Capital, the venture development organization that finds, trains and funds entrepreneurs working to solve global challenges, and PayPal Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PYPL), the global technology platform and payments leader, announced an expanded global relationship to support entrepreneurs focused on democratizing access to financial services for low-wealth individuals, families and small businesses.
BrickVest is announcing the launch of its online direct real estate investment platform.The London based Fintech platform allows investors to invest as little as EUR 1,000 in institutional quality real estate that previously was only accessible to large institutions such as pension funds, insurance companies and large family offices.
- 17.02.2016 01:15 pm
- FinTech StartUps
Santander InnoVentures, the $100 million fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, in partnership with IE Business School and Accenture, today announced PayKey as the winner of the ‘Pitch Slam’ competition at the first Fintech Venture Day, held in Tel-Aviv.