SWIFT Selects Finalists for the SWIFT Institute Challenge 2016

SWIFT Institute announces today that it has selected seven university student teams to compete in the inaugural SWIFT Institute Challenge at the SWIFT Business Forum London on 20 April at Tobacco Docks. Read more »

Singapore Launches Special Office for FinTech Startups

The Singapore government is launching a dedicated office designed to help fintech startups set up in Singapore. The office, described as a one-stop service for fintech startups, is part of the SG-Innovate initiative announced in the March budget speech by finance minister Heng Swee Keat as Singapore steps up its plan to promote itself as the leading fintech hub in Asia. Read more »

Eight Fintech Startups Get Investment Boost from BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas selected eight fintech startups to take part in a four month accelerator programme that will see each firm work on developing products and services for specific areas of the bank's business. The programme, run by the tech innovation specialist L'Atelier BNP Paribas, sees each startup paired with a different one of the French bank's departments, working on fields including insurance, payment methods, customer experience, cybersecurity... more Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Named a Category Leader in Chartis’ IFRS 9 FinTech Quadrant™

Chartis Research has recognised Wolters Kluwer  a Category Leader for the financial services industry in its FinTech Quadrant™ on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 9 Technology Solutions. The FinTech Quadrant uses in-depth research and a clear scoring system to determine which IFRS 9 technology solutions in the marketplace can best meet an organization’s needs. Read more »

Startupbootcamp Selected 10 FinTech Startups to Join the New York program

Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has announced the 10 international startups selected to join its New York program. The finalists, which include teams from across the world, have been chosen by a panel of industry experts, including representatives from Startupbootcamp FinTech’s partners. Read more »

EPAM Systems Supports Swiss Finance+ fintech hub as a Sponsor

EPAM Systems takes leading role in supporting the Swiss FinTech ecosystem as the first corporate sponsor of the Swiss Finance + Technology AssociationEPAM Systems has signed a sponsorship deal with Swiss Finance + Technology Association, the center of gravity in the local ecosystem, as part of its commitment to build its relationship with the FinTech community and champion Switzerland as a leading global hub for FinTech innovation. Read more »

Nominations for AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 are Open

Nominations are open for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 - an annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. Entry is free and open to any business, charity, individual or public body with a base in the UK. Winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony hosted by BT in July. Read more »

iUbble to Join FinTech Studios Family

FinTech Studios, a leading NYC-based FinTech software company, announced today the acquisition of iUbble Inc., a FinTech software startup created 2 years ago by students and faculty at the Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university in Hoboken, N.J. Read more »

StockViews Strengthens its Team with New Appointment

StockViews, the London-based equity research platform, has appointed Thomas Balk, the ex-head of Fidelity International, as Chairman. Balk has over 25 years experience in the global asset management industry, which includes 16 years at Fidelity. Prior to his responsibility as President of its international asset management activities, he held positions as President of Mutual Funds in Europe and President of the Japanese business. Read more »

Village Capital and PayPal Partner to Extend Access to Global Financial Services

Today, Village Capital, the venture development organization that finds, trains and funds entrepreneurs working to solve global challenges, and PayPal Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PYPL), the global technology platform and payments leader, announced an expanded global relationship to support entrepreneurs focused on democratizing access to financial services for low-wealth individuals, families and small businesses. Read more »

Fintech Platform BrickVest Goes Live

 BrickVest is announcing the launch of its online direct real estate investment platform.The London based Fintech platform allows investors to invest as little as EUR 1,000 in institutional quality real estate that previously was only accessible to large institutions such as pension funds, insurance companies and large family offices. Read more »

PayKey Wins Santander InnoVentures’ 'Pitch Slam' Competition

 Santander InnoVentures, the $100 million fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, in partnership with IE Business School and Accenture, today announced PayKey as the winner of the ‘Pitch Slam’ competition at the first Fintech Venture Day, held in Tel-Aviv. Read more »

INTIX Announces Appointment of André Casterman as Chief Marketing Officer

INTIX today announced that industry veteran André Casterman has joined its management team. Casterman, the former global head of Corporate and Trade markets at SWIFT, joins as Chief Marketing Officer. Read more »

Israeli Start Up Capitali.se Named 'Best in Show' at FinovateEurope

A revolutionary new platform that bridges the gap between simple words and the complex world of automated investment strategy has won FinovateEurope's coveted award for 'Best in Show'. Capitali.se was one of the few selected winners that attracted the greatest number of votes among those attending the exhibition.   Read more »

Linux Hyperledger Project Welcomes New Members

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today is announcing new members from across the industry, a formal open governance structure and technical updates to the new Hyperledger Project. Read more »

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