Dutch Start-up Kicks Off Worldwide Knowledge Crowdfund Action

The Dutch start up Fracaz has a unique business proposition, whereby contributed trivia questions are rewarded with company shares. With a database of more than one million questions the Dutch-French enterpreneur team wants to launch their global app in the course of 2018. At a later stage the question database will Read more »

New10 Partners With Mambu To Redefine Dutch SME Lending

Mambu today announced that New10, ABN AMRO’s newly launched FinTech, has selected the SaaS engine to power a range of small and medium enterprise (SME) lending products in the Netherlands. New10, which aims to provide credit decisions within 15 minutes, went from concept to launch within 10 months, in line with ABN AMRO’s vision of digitisation and innovation. Read more »

Finastra Continues to Empower Credit Unions, Adding Three New Clients

 Finastra has recently added several credit unions to its growing client portfolio, based on its ability to provide a complete suite of lending, enterprise, and retail solutions. Among the latest credit unions added to the client roster are TruMark Financial Credit Union located in Pennsylvania, Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union and Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union located in Indiana. Read more »

Ohio’s Fintech71 Accelerator Picks Ten Startups for Its Inaugural Cohort

After a rigorous global process and rounds of technical and qualitative reviews, Fintech71 has officially chosen its inaugural cohort of financial technology startups. The ten startups were formally announced today at Finovate in New York City. Three European companies, from the U.K., Ireland and Portugal, are among the ten winners. Read more »

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 AustralianFinTechJobs.com.au 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 »


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