Santander InnoVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, today announced its latest portfolio investment in SigFig – a US-based provider of wealth management technology, designed to provide high-quality investment advice to all wealth levels via a combination of design, data science, and technology.
Wirecard reports a partnership with the London based startup Curve to introduce a new payment solution. Curve allows people to connect up an unlimited number of bank cards into one physical payment card, accepted everywhere. It is supported by a mobile app that gives people a clearer picture of their payments putting them back in control. The card and smartphone app solution is supported by Wirecard's technology, ensuring global usage of the... more
Temenos announces that KERV, the contactless payment ring, has won the first Innovation Jam final held by Temenos, the software specialist for banking and finance, at its annual Temenos Community Forum.
Next Money, the world’s biggest and broadest fintech community platform, have today announced the Global Fintech Radar Challenge. The challenge asks Open Source developers and platforms to create and produce the world’s leading aggregation tool for fintech data, news, insights, social media interactions, startups and companies, industry trends and patents.
Through a new partnership with fintech company Tink, SEB's customers will get a better opportunity to gather, analyse and manage their finances. SEB will at the same time invest SEK 36 million in Tink AB, thereby becoming the fifth-largest shareholder. Tink's technology is included in the first phase of SEB's mobile app for private individuals in Sweden, and makes it possible for customers to collect and categorise detailed information about... more
Demand for contract and permanent hires is increasing rapidly among UK fintech companies, according to new research from recruitment finance provider, Sonovate. Job advertisements for contract roles increased by 64 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and individual roles have become highly sought after. Roles are being advertised at an average day rate of £430.
Sibos announces that Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, the central bank of Switzerland, will give the opening address at Sibos 2016 in Geneva.
Singaporean officials and FinTech companies gathered with UK FinTech companies in Downing Street today to celebrate the launch of the UK’s first ever FinTech Bridge, which included the signing of a Regulatory Cooperation Agreement between the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The agreement will enable the regulators to refer FinTech firms to their counterparts across the globe. It also sets out how... more
Visa invited start-ups to compete in the company’s second annual The Everywhere Initiative. In partnership with start-up ecosystem company, KITE, Visa is posing three real-life business challenges to the start-up community to create innovative solutions that solve Visa business problems and drive the future of commerce. The selected winner of each challenge will receive $50,000 to be used towards the real-world production of their solution and... more
Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp, has announced a partnership with Rabobank. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab to support the first round of its programme geared towards early-stage European blockchain ventures. The collaboration adds leading financial industry expertise to the programme and further strengthens its international footprint.
How to inspire more than 40 thousand participants from 50 countries for a collaborative project based on smart contracts? Representative of 7elephant, Sergey Primachik, will tell about his experience of project management as speaker at Blockchain & Bitcoin conference Prague. The topic of his report is “Experience of elaboration, startup and development of project based on Ethereum. Challenges and solutions”.
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, opened TRANSACT 16 today to thousands of payments professionals representing over 1,000 institutions from 30 countries to unveil the newest technologies, latest trends, security outlook and policy changes impacting e-commerce, fintech, and consumers. Show-floor passes and on-site registration are still available for... more
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- FinTech StartUps
Applications open today for Asia-Pacific’s third annual FinTech Innovation Lab, Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology (fintech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at www.fintechinnovationlab.com and close on May 31, 2016.
- 6 years 3 months ago
- FinTech StartUps
Next May the 3rd and 4th, the first Tech Tour & IVC Fintech Summit will bring to Paris a delegation of 100 international investors of the highest caliber, actively looking to invest in innovative Fintech companies. They will be joined by the key French stakeholders, both public and private: the French Treasury, national banking and insurance associations (FBF and FFSA), Paris Europlace and CroissancePlus and supported by Oakland Partners and... more