INTIX today announced that industry veteran André Casterman has joined its management team. Casterman, the former global head of Corporate and Trade markets at SWIFT, joins as Chief Marketing Officer.
A revolutionary new platform that bridges the gap between simple words and the complex world of automated investment strategy has won FinovateEurope's coveted award for 'Best in Show'. Capitali.se was one of the few selected winners that attracted the greatest number of votes among those attending the exhibition.
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today is announcing new members from across the industry, a formal open governance structure and technical updates to the new Hyperledger Project.
Turkish BKM announced that it's collaborating with academics from Istanbul University and Ozyegin University to launch a framework for the country's startup ecosystem through the formation of FinTech Istanbul. Owned by ten of the countries leading banks, BKM has been the prime mover in the creation of FinTech Istanbul, which will seek to nurture the emerging ecosystem through the provision of training and the sharing of ideas and information... more
EY and Innovate Finance announced the launch of a FinTech secondment programme. As the only Big Four member of Innovate Finance, EY will second members of staff into Innovate Finance member firms for three month periods to help accelerate innovation programmes and startup growth. In this first round of the programme, EY will second five people into FinTech firms.
British cybersecurity pioneer Solfyre has been selected as a finalist in global startup awards scheme the Tech Trailblazers Awards, with recognition in multiple categories: FinTech Trailblazers, Mobile Trailblazers and the Firestarter Award for early stage startups.
Bloomberg has announced its “Bloomberg Business Innovators” list, naming Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQCL) as one of the breakthrough businesses that is has identified in its inaugural 2016 group of innovators that will change the way we live and work. An expert judging panel convened by Bloomberg, comprising leaders of finance, technology, social enterprise and fast growth sectors, selected CQCL for inclusion as one of the top 50 companies.
Santander InnoVentures, the $100 million fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, in partnership with Onevest, a leader in the startup ecosystem operating CoFoundersLab and 1000 Angels, today announced Cambridge Blockchain as the winner of itsDistributed Ledger (DL) Challenge. Massachusetts based Cambridge Blockchain was among five finalists, selected from more than 100 applications, to pitch directly to the judging panel at the... more
SWIFT announces today that the Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa is open for applications. For the second year running, the Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa will be part of SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (ARC) held in Mauritius from 17-19 May.
HSBC announces $10.5 million investment in New York-headquartered cognitive computing startup CustomerMatrix. CustomerMatrix is promising to transform customer relationship management through a platform that "connects the dots" between organisations and their clients. The platform’s proprietary scoring system is designed to help firms capture hidden revenue opportunities in real-time, by recommending specific actions for customer-facing... more
Startupbootcamp FinTech New York, the leading global FinTech accelerator, today announced new partnerships with Deutsche Bank, Route 66 Ventures and WilmerHale, further expanding the participation in its FinTech Accelerator program. The New York FinTech program welcomes them on board to provide expertise, exposure channels, APIs and access to a network of industry professionals, that most early-stage FinTech startups would not otherwise be able... more
Thomson Reuters announced today it has partnered with Startupbootcamp FinTech to bring technology and market data access to startups undergoing the Singapore accelerator program. Under the partnership, Thomson Reuters will be involved in the evaluation process and mentorship for the program as well as gaining access to innovative and promising startups at their early stages.
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Leading Fintech companies are trailing behind their peers in terms of diversity at the top, with women occupying fewer than one in ten (9%) of Board seats at UK Top 50* Fintech businesses, reveals research by Astbury Marsden, the leading recruitment firm. Astbury Marsden’s analysis shows that women in Fintech businesses are under-represented at Board level compared to Silicon Roundabout’s technology companies, where Boards are comprised of 18%... more
GFT, the global provider of advisory, business consulting, IT and software services to the investment banking community, has announced a partnership with FinTech City and the launch of a new Innovation Lab in the UK at its London office.
Peter Thiel, the fintech pioneer, Paypal co-founder and first outside investor in facebook, has made an investment in Hamburg-based Deposit Solutions GmbH, the first open architecture platform for retail deposits inEurope. His investment is an add-on to the September growth financing round led by FinLab AG, a leading German fintech investor. In total, EUR 6.5 million have been raised in this round.