FinTech StartUps

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 »

Startupbootcamp initiates a FinTech Program In Mexico

Startupbootcamp, the global accelerator network dedicated to scaling entrepreneurial innovation, has announced its expansion to the Latin American market through the launch of a dedicated fintech program in Mexico today. Read more »

InvestCloud establishes Innovation Center for financial startups and institutions

InvestCloud Inc. is a global FinTech firm, has launched its first financial technology accelerator and incubator. Particularly, this is an InvestCloud Innovation Center, with Pacific Design Center headquarters in Los Angeles.   Read more »

GFT participates in tech start-ups at 4YFN in the Mobile World Congress

GFT, the international provider of innovative IT solutions and services and a leading specialist in the financial sector, announces its participation once again in the Mobile World Congress, which will take place from 27 February to 1 March in Barcelona. In particular, GFT is one of the companies that will be based in ‘4 Years From Now’ (4YFN), the international gathering of tech entrepreneurs that will celebrate its fourth edition, which hopes... more Read more »

Vested Founds Startup Incubator Program

Vested, a new communications agency for a new financial industry, today announced the launch of Vested startups. This new division of Vested will make strategic investments in and provide communications services to startup companies in the finance and technology space.   Read more »

KPMG: Global FinTech funding decreased in 2016 but expected to mobilize in 2017

In the US, total funding fell from $27 billion to just $12.8 billion, while the total number of deals was down from 615 to 489, a drop blamed by the report on political and regulatory uncertainty, a decline in mega-deals and investor caution. Read more »

Former FICO chief joins XOR Data Exchange as investor and board strategist

Larry Rosenberger, former CEO of Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) and current research fellow, has joined Austin-based Data as a Service (DaaS) provider XOR Data Exchange as an investor and board observer. Read more »

FinTech Startup bridges banks and developers, securing $1.3m funding led by Connect Ventures

Serial start-up offer ‘win-win’ solution, bank API platform to enhance financial innovation and prevent banks from getting left behind. TrueLayer has revealed the private beta of its API platform that will link applications with banks and financial institutions. The platform supplies developers with an access to the bank data they need to build new apps and services. Financial providers and other regulated businesses will also be able to utilize... more Read more »

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