FinTech StartUps

London's Premiere Fintech Event Is Bigger Than Ever and Back for a Fourth Year

Fintech Week is a series of conferences, exhibitions, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties. Each day we focus on a different topic. We always ensure that there is plenty of time for networking and meeting other innovators. The main conference/exhibition takes place at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, but other events take place across the City of London, Canary Wharf and “Tech City.” Expect 600-1,000 conference delegates per day from over 50... more Read more »

Findings of FinTech Industry Sandbox Consultation Released

 Findings of the Industry Sandbox Consultation have been published today.  The Consultation was chaired by Innovate Finance, the UK’s membership association for global FinTech, on invitation by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Industry Sandbox Consultation Report identified use cases and design requirements for a successful sandbox development environment that could enable FinTech players to validate innovations as well as to... more Read more »

BearingPoint Invests in FinTech Start-up Tribe

As part of its Ventures activities, BearingPoint has invested in the Oslo-based start-up Tribe. Tribe is an insurance provider that has developed an innovative business model and IT insurance platform. It enables customers to receive simple and fair insurance solutions by leveraging the trust among their networks of friends and families. BearingPoint and Tribe will enter into a long-term relationship to expand their respective service portfolios. Read more »

Certua Robo Life Insurance Startup Expands to UK

Certua, a data driven fin-tech company has today announced its intention to launch to market in 2017.  Certua, data driven fin-tech company, announces intention to launch in the UK in 2017 • Pioneering robo - life insurance • Modern fintech aims to deliver the cover you want, when you want it • Next generation technology can reduce costs substantially Through intelligent use of data, the company has the ability to provide real-time... more Read more »

BMO Harris Bank Collaborates with Chicago's 1871 on Fintech Mentorship Programme

Today BMO Harris Bank announced a partnership with 1871, a leading technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem which is currently home to nearly 500 high-growth digital startups in the Merchandise Mart – that will provide a select group of FinTech startups the opportunity to participate in a three-month mentorship program.  The program, called BMO Harris/1871 FinTech Partnership, will provide six selected startups with: Read more »

Edward Jones Teams Up with SixThirty to Support Financial Technology Startups

Today Financial services firm Edward Jones announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, a St. Louis-based venture fund that invests in financial technology (FinTech) startup companies. Backed by the St. Louis Regional Chamber, SixThirty was founded in 2013 and to date has funded more than 25 startups across the globe.Edward Jones Chief Information Officer Vinny Ferrari said the relationship with SixThirty is consistent with the firm's... more Read more »

Zeta Introduces E-meal Voucher on RuPay Platform

Fintech start-up Zeta, which offers digital employee benefits for tax optimisation, has tied up with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) payment platform - RuPay. The partnership will widen Zeta’s payment network and push for a more inclusive adoption of digital payments in corporate India. This collaboration makes Zeta’s meal voucher solution the first ever such solution to run on Government of India endorsed RuPay platform.  Read more »

Spotcap Launches Fintech Fellowship

Launching on 11th April, the programme will support one individual per academic year with an £8K stipend to support studies. The fintech sector is one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, adding more than £6.6 billion into the local economy and attracting more than £500 million of investment. Its continued success is closely connected to access to talent, in the short- as well as long-term. Read more »

Lloyds Banking Group: Updates On FinTech Mentoring Scheme

Previousely, Lloyds Banking Group introduced a new mentoring scheme that sees FinTech start-ups benefit from the broad expertise of its colleagues from across the Group. Amongst other relationships, Innovate Finance helped to identity suitable start-ups to benefit from the scheme, which sees senior Lloyds Banking Group colleagues act as mentors to help FinTech start- ups develop their business and proposition by sharing expertise. The scheme isn... more Read more »

The Spot: Startups Shifts To Frankfurt FinTech Hub

German Robo Advisor Ginmon and other FinTechs move into the new center “The Spot” and settle in Frankfurt’s financial district. With a monthly growth rate of 30 percent and 30 employees an extension of area became necessary for Ginmon. The new accommodation of 400 square meters is situated in the new founded FinTech-Hub “The Spot” (Mainzer Landstraße, nearby François-Mitterrand-Platz). Ginmon’s new office is close to the financial district as... more Read more »

UNEP and FinTechs Partner For Sustainable Finance

The Stockholm Fintech Hub is supporting Sweden and the United Nations Environment Programme to pilot the UN’s 2030 vision for sustainable finance. Although modern society couldn’t have developed without the finance sector, it’s come at a cost to people and the planet. Inequality has increased and the Earth faces serious environmental threats. In 2015, world leaders came together to find solutions, and agreed on 17 global goals for 2030 that... more Read more »

InsurTech Startup Trov Closes $45 Million Series D Financing

Today Trov, the advanced technology company revolutionizing insurance for the tech-empowered consumer, reported that it has closed $45 million in Series D funding led by Munich Re / HSB Ventures, bringing its total funding to just over $85 million.  Read more »

Destinations Revealed as Sibos Looks Ahead to a New Decade

Sibos has reported the host cities for both 2020 and 2021, which will be Boston and Singapore respectively. In 2020, Sibos returns to Boston and will welcome thousands of senior figures from the global financial services and technology communities to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (MCCA), one of North America’s largest venues. It will provide the perfect platform for four days of high-level networking, discussion and debate as Sibos... more Read more »

SBI Restructures FinTech Units

Today the SBI Group hereby declares that it has reached the conclusion to reorganize its subsidiaries, including SBI AXES Co., Ltd., a subsidiary listing on South Korea's KOSDAQ Market, which leads to aggregation of the Group's FinTech businesses. Also, upon the reorganization, SBI AXES has begun preparation for changing its corporate name. 1. Background of the reorganization of subsidiaries Read more »

JWG and ClauseMatch Announce Further RegTech Collaboration

Today ClauseMatch and JWG announced the development of a unique solution to simplify and better structure how regulatory changes are driven through internal banking policies. Read more »

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