FinTech StartUps

Dubai Financial Services Authority and Hong Kong's SFC Ink FinTech Agreement

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong today entered into an agreement to establish a framework of cooperation on financial technology (FinTech) innovation.  The agreement will further strengthen the efforts of both authorities to develop an innovations-friendly ecosystem in their respective markets. The signing took place between Mr Ian Johnston, Chief Executive of the DFSA,... more Read more »

DFSA and Naseba to co-host 2nd Fintech Summit

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) will co-host the 2nd Fintech Summit with Naseba, a business facilitation company, on October 30 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The summit will provide a platform for the region's banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) decision makers to source and evaluate the latest developments in FinTech. Read more »

Australian FinTech Launches FinTech Jobs Platform

The team behind the highly successful Australian FinTech website have soft-launched their FinTech employment marketplace platform, Australian FinTech Jobs. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech website and growing demand from the local FinTech community to have a dedicated employment platform for the sector. Read more »

FinTech is Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

FinTech players are increasingly becoming an important part of the fabric of Africa’s financial services ecosystem and the leading banks on the continent are now more urgently seeking to harness technology innovations, collaborate with FinTech start‐ups, and create a platform to scale much faster – to make digital financial services pay. Read more »

TechData Expands Successful Enablement Platform to Include New Training Modules

 Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today introduced Tech Data Cisco Technical BOOST ("Tech BOOST"), a one-on-one technical enablement training solution designed to instruct partners' technical staff on the concepts, tools and delivery methods to effectively deploy and enhance their Cisco® data center and wireless Read more »

Edgewater Ranzal and Thavron Solutions Create New Alliance

 Edgewater Technology-Ranzal, LLC, (Edgewater Ranzal), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Edgewater Technology Inc. Read more »

Selligent announces John Hernandez as new CEO

Selligent, a provider of relationship marketing SaaS solutions based on consumer insights, today announced that John Hernandez will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Hernandez was most recently Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Service Cloud at Salesforce. His vast organizational, leadership and product expertise is a perfect fit for the leadership role at Selligent. Read more »

A Singapore-based Startup COSS Ranked the Highest in ICO Rating History

ICO Rating, a company specialized in reviewing the potential investment projects, issued a report on the upcoming fundraising campaign of startup named COSS headquartered in Singapore, awarding it with the highest scale in its chart and report history. Read more »

ID Finance and Da Vinci Capital launch $200m fintech fund

ID Finance, the emerging markets fintech company, has joined forces with former Elbrus Capital fund manager Yuri Popov and asset management company Da Vinci Capital to launch FinTech Credit Fund, a $200m debt finance fund aimed at financial technology companies with a focus on alternative lending. FinTech Credit Fund will offer debt finance to companies looking to scale and will cover loans to the companies themselves, as well as financing of... more Read more »

InvestCloud Announces First FinTech Startup to Enter LA Innovation Center

InvestCloud Inc., a global FinTech firm, has announced Efficient Tax as the first FinTech startup to take residence at its Los Angeles Innovation Center. The Anchorage, Alaska-based startup will use its time at the Innovation Center and leverage InvestCloud’s Programs Writing Programs (PWP) technology to further develop its Portfolio Optimizer platform and integrate it into the InvestCloud App Store. Read more »

DBS Portal to Help Entrepreneurs Set Up Their Business in a Day

DBS has launched an online portal to help entrepreneurs set up their business within a day.  Through the DBS Get Set portal, small business owners can appoint a company secretary to help them incorporate their business with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and open a banking account at the same time, via a short online application process. Read more »

Kickstart Accelerate Chooses 30 Promising Startups for Its 2017 Programme

Kickstart Accelerator, one of Europe’s largest multi-corporate, zero-equity technology accelerators, has today announced its shortlist of 30 startups for its second cohort. The startups will take part in an 11-week programme, from 4 September to 17 November 2017, and will be divided into the four verticals based in Zurich – FinTech (10), Food (6), Smart Cities and Robotics (9) & Intelligent Systems (5). Please see below for some key stats: Read more »

Poland’s Fintech Excellence Attracts Royal Attention on Visit to Poland

On the first day of their trip to Poland, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited ‘The Heart’, a start-up incubator in Warsaw, to celebrate business opportunities between UK and Poland. The high-profile event was held by the British Embassy in Poland and hosted by Marta Krupinska, co-founder of Azimo, and Tomasz Rudolf, The Heart’s founder. Read more »

NSD Helps Innotribe Select Startup Challenge Winners

National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, has taken part in judging the results of the Innotribe Startup Challenge which took place as part of the International Financial Congress (IFC) in St. Petersburg (Russia). Launched by SWIFT in 2011, the Innotribe Startup Challenge has become one of the leading global startup competitions, helping participants reach the professional community of financial markets. Read more »

CreditEase Fintech Fund Keeps Investing in Strong Fintech Companies in CB Insights' Global Fintech 250

As many as 13 companies backed by investments from CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund (CEFIF) were named today by CB Insights to the prestigious global Fintech 250, a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. The list was revealed during The Future of Fintech conference in New York on June 27th. Read more »


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