FinTech StartUps

Illuminate Financial and IHS Markit: Cheap capital markets data for fintech startups

Today IHS Markit (INFO), a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, and Illuminate Financial, a world venture capital firm focused on capital markets technology, introduced a Fintech Data Program to provide early stage companies with free or low cost proprietary capital markets data from IHS Markit.  Read more »

ClauseMatch unveils next-gen document workflow collaboration platform to Transform Policy Management and Compliance Within Banks

Today ClauseMatch, major financial technology company that provides software-as-a-service platform for smart document management, announced the launch and global availability of its innovative online editor. London-based ClauseMatch, a successful 2014 graduate of the inaugural Barclays Accelerator programme, shall be working with Barclays to enable the bank to manage policies and standards in one place at a global level.  Read more »

Raiffeisen Bank Becomes Agile and Innovative with Backbase’s Omni-Channel Banking Platform

Raiffeisen Bank, a member of Austrian Raiffeisen Group, has selected Backbase, the omni-channel digital banking market leader, to deliver its new digital omni-channel banking platform. Raiffeisen Bank in Romania serves over 2 million customers, of which 100,000 SMEs, 5,600 corporations and 1.9 million personal banking customers. Read more »

Fincluders Startup Challenge Targets Mena

The first Fincluders Startup Challenge outside Europe is set to feature prize money of up to USD 15,000 for fintech entrepreneurs with solutions and concepts for spreading financial inclusion in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), says the event’s organizer, the Technical Assistance Facility of the SANAD Fund for MSME. Read more »

Yes Bank Chooses 12 Startups To Join Inaugural Cohort

YES FINTECH, YES BANK’s Business Accelerator Program for Fintech Startups today announced the 12 startups that are set to join its inaugural cohort. Read more »

Next-gen transactions digital transformation and FinTech embraces Europe’s leading ATM conference with a fresh look

As retail banking goes through a period of unprecedented change, banks are looking more than ever to cut costs and streamline processes, while discerning customers continue to demand the highest standards in customer care. Self-Service Banking Europe 2017 provides a crucial forum for banks, independent deployers, solutions providers and industry experts to share knowledge and best practice, in order to navigate a course through this challenging... more Read more »

Chinese FinTech fund invests in US startup

CreditEase, a $1 billion Chinese FinTech investment fund operating abroad, has announced a series of investments in US-based financial technology startups. It was founded in December 2015 by former Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette investment banker Ning Tang, has participated in a series C financing round in US electronic bond trading platform Trumid, and a series B round in capital markets corporate access firm, WeConvene. It has also joined a... more Read more »

BayMarkets Technology appoints Per Anderson as head of sales and business development

Baymarkets Technology AB (Baymarkets), a leading Nordic provider of FinTech and RegTech solutions to the global financial services industry, announced today the appointment of Per Andersson as Head of Sales and Business Development. His arrival brings 20 years of experience of building and managing businesses in the FinTech sector and he joins Baymarkets’ management team with immediate effect.   Per was previously Head of Sales at Pantor... more Read more »

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UK Fintech Market Turns to Artificial Intelligence and Puts Customers First

In a new report, ‘The start-up view: a year in FinTech’,Startupbootcamp and PwC analyse application data from Startupbootcamp’s FinTech accelerator programme as well as the volume of deals in the UK FinTech market in 2016. Working alongside startups and financial services companies, they have seen a big change in culture over the past year and a shift towards a better understanding of artificial intelligence and its potential to solve customer... more Read more »

Penta Partneres With solarisBank

Penta, the Berlin based bank account for startups and businesses, has partnered with solarisBank, the banking platform empowering finance pioneers, as their banking partner to offer businesses fast access to bank accounts. By partnering with solarisBank, Penta is aiming to change the face of business banking in Germany. Businesses will be able to sign up for a bank account within minutes, giving them access to a deposit account and payment cards... more Read more »

Penta Teams up with solarisBank to Offer Startup and Business Bank Accounts to Shape Future of Business Banking

Penta, the Berlin based bank account for startups and businesses, has partnered with solarisBank, the banking platform empowering finance pioneers, as their banking part- ner to offer businesses fast access to bank accounts. Read more »

Fiserv Integrates Credit Score Monitoring into Digital Banking

Fiserv Inc, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, has launched Credit Sense, a solution that enables financial institutions to meet consumer expectations for personalized credit information by integrating credit scores into the digital banking experience. Credit Sense provides a credit score, daily credit monitoring, insight into factors influencing credit score and free financial education resources. Credit Sense... more Read more »

Top Five Women Changing Fintech In The UK

In light of International Women’s Day (08/03/17), here are the five women who should definitely receive an honourable mention for bridging the gender inequality gap within the fintech sector: 1. Marta Krupinska, Azimo Marta is the General Manager & Co-Founder of Azimo, which seeks to disrupt the world of money transfer. Originally from Poland, she speaks five languages, and in her day-to-day role, Marta oversees Azimo’s operations and is... more Read more »

Mama Money Growth With Expansion to New Territories

The South African fintech startup that slashed the costs for Zimbabweans living in SA to send money home when it launched two years ago has expanded its money transfer service into Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania. The business will expand into Mozambique, Malawi and Kenya by April. It has also earmarked a country outside of Africa for entry later this year.  Read more »

FinTech Startup Dimebox Raises €5 Million in a Series A Round

Amsterdam-based FinTech startup Dimebox raised €5 Million in a series A round from the BillPro Group, a leading global payment processing organisation. Dimebox has built a full-stack global acquiring solution, offering financial institutions the latest innovations in online payments. Dimebox offers its customers a white-label full-service payment gateway to take control of all their payments, providing them with tools to increase automation and... more Read more »

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