Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech seeks the best companies for its second cohort

Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City announces the opening of applications for its second cohort and invites the best growth stage FinTech startups to apply by December 10th. It is the only FinTech scaling program in Latin America and is designed for growth stages companies specialized in FinTech. Read more »

STARTUPBOOTCAMP LAUNCHES FIRST FINTECH ACCELERATOR IN DUBAI

Today, Startupbootcamp launches its FinTech Accelerator program in Dubai to support the city in its bid to become a world leader in financial services innovation and technology. Read more »

PwC and UK Black Tech join up to drive diversity in technology sector

PwC and UKBlackTech have joined forces in a drive to encourage greater diversity in the technology sector and to inspire more young people from a range of backgrounds to pursue careers in technology. Read more »

Blazing A Trail To The Fastest Growing Marketplace On Earth

The power and potential of Asian FinTech is hard to describe but obvious to see. From alternative lending to open banking and augmented intelligence technology to the tokenized economy, APAC’s innovation is taking on the world. On 19-21 March 2019, Money20/20 Asia will be back to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and is set to be even bigger and better. The world’s leading FinTech entrepreneurs and innovators will meet again in Singapore to debate... more Read more »

Berlin based Fintech Penta raises €7 million Series-A

Business bank account Penta today announced a €7 million investment round as its customer base continues to grow at pace. User numbers have increased over 900%, since the company's last fundraise just eight months ago. This brings Penta’s total fundraising to €10M. A transparent, community-driven approach and active commitment to world-leading customer service has helped Penta win favour of the German business community since launching back in... more Read more »

IMF and World Bank reveal Fintech Agenda

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group today launched the Bali Fintech Agenda, a set of 12 policy elements aimed at helping member countries to harness the benefits and opportunities of rapid advances in financial technology that are transforming the provision of banking services, while at the same time managing the inherent risks. Read more »

The full financial services ecosystem is all set for the FinTECHTalents festival, 30th & 31st October 2018, Here East, London

Event: FinTECHTalentsDates: 30th & 31st October 2018 Venue: Here East, London – in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic ParkSponsors: include Finastra, Pluralsight, TSB, Travelex, Capita, and Rand Merchant Bank FinTECHTalents is the ultimate fintech festival offering two days of innovation, collaboration, live tech demos, music & craft beer – and is being held at Here East, London for its inaugural edition.  Read more »

Augmentum Fintech plc announces £5.3 million investment in Monese

Augmentum Fintech plc (LSE: AUGM) (“Augmentum” or the “Company”), one of Europe’s leading fintech venture capital investors, announces an investment of £5.3 million in UK based fast-growing mobile-only current account provider Monese. Augmentum is participating in this £46 million Series B fundraising alongside Kinnevik, PayPal and Avios, all of whom are investing in Monese for the first time. Read more »

FinTech Leader and Ethereum Co-Founder to speak at Sibos

Brett King, author, futurist, founder of mobile startup bank Moven and host of one of the top FinTech podcasts will open the Innotribe programme at this year’s Sibos in Sydney. A former advisor to the Obama administration on the future of banking, King’s opening will leap forwards to life in 2030, looking at contextual banking, quantum and what new technologies will take their place in the future of money. Read more »

INSTANTOR OPENS UP BANK API - PROVIDING UNIQUE ACCESS TO HALF A BILLION PEOPLE

Today Instantor, the Swedish fintech company making financial decisions easy, announces, WDSK, The World Domination Starter Kit. The WDSK is an initiative to support start-ups and scale-ups to develop next-generation products by giving them access to Instantor´s Bank API with no associated costs for new Instantor customers. By using Instantors bank API, developers will have access to transactional data from over 300 banks in 25 countries, with... more Read more »

Ecobank: finalists of Fintech Challenge announced

Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. The list includes eleven (11) fintech start-ups from across the continent and beyond. An Innovation Fair & Awards ceremony will honour the start-ups on August 30, 2018 at the global headquarters of Ecobank in Lomé, Togo. Read more »

B-Hive organises Digital Week

Located in the heart of Europe, Belgium will host three key events - B-Hive Fintech Hackathon, Digital Finance Europe and SuperNova - tackling the challenges faced by the financial sector today Read more »

Visa Selects 12 Finalists for Sub-Saharan Startup Contest

Leading fintech companies from the dynamic Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) technology startup community have made it to the finals of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa’s vast network of partners. Read more »

New era for Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America: added a new investment partner and picked its second cohort

The leading global acceleration program focused in FinTech picked the 10 startups that will make up its second generation in Latin America. During the selection event, Startupbootcamp FinTech announced the recent addition of Latinia as its second investment partner. Read more »

YUKKA Lab recognised by Kickstart Accelerator 2018

Out of 900 applications from 64 countries 60 startups were invited to pitch for Swiss Kickstart Accelerator. YUKKA Lab AG, the Berlin-based FinTech startup for applied augmented language intelligence and context-based sentiment analysis in the European financial sector, is one of four German startups that was selected for the 2018 program. Read more »

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