InvestCloud is Shortlisted for the FStech Awards

 InvestCloud is shortlisted for the FStech Awards 2016, in the ‘Most disruptive financial sector technology’ category. InvestCloud is a first class integrated platform based in the cloud, allowing the investment community to connect deeper with their clients through digital experiences. Read more »

Silicon Valley Bank Announces UK Holds the Key to Expansion for Fintech Innovators

 Last week, 68 UK fintech leaders shared their 2016 predictions at a fintech event hosted by Anthemis and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative businesses and their investors. Six fintech experts from Stripe, Anthemis, GoCardless, Passion Capital, Funding Circle and SVB sat on a panel at the event. Read more »

Metamako Named as an Emerging Star in Global Fintech 100

 Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions, was confirmed today as one of KPMG and H2 Ventures’ top 50 Emerging Stars in their list of global finance technology innovators. Read more »

Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa will be Hosted by SWIFT

SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (ARC) 2016 will take place from 17-19 May 2016 in Mauritius. ARC, now in its 23rd year, brings together policy makers, industry leaders and the broader financial community from across the African continent. Typically attracting up to 500 delegates from around 40 countries, ARC is a unique forum for networking, education, discussion and debate. Read more »

The Winners of The UBS Future of Finance Challenge are Announced

UBS has announced the winners of The UBS Future of Finance Challenge at the Global Final held in Zurich, Switzerland Three winners of the UBS Future of Finance Challenge were selected from over 600 participants from 52 countries. The Global Final is the culmination of a four-month competition that aims to identify innovative and potentially disruptive technological ideas and solutions to support the transformation of the banking industry. Read more »

Swave to Get a Boost from Lloyds Banking Group

Fintech start-up Swave has secured an unrivalled opportunity to benefit from the expertise of Britain’s biggest banking group after recently winning the Consumer Financial Literacy category of an open innovation challenge run by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. Read more »

Startup LISNR Accelerated By PowerMoves.NOLA And Morgan Stanley

 LISNR, the creator of SmartTones, a new communication protocol that sends data over audio, recently announced that it closed $10 million in Series B funding. The company's founder attributes participation PowerMoves@Detroit sponsored by Morgan Stanley as a flashpoint in the startup's growth. Read more »

Startupbootcamp FinTech Heads to New York to Launch Accelerator Program

Startupbootcamp, the global family of industry-focused startup accelerators, announced the launch of a brand new Startupbootcamp FinTech program in New York. Following the success of programs in London and Singapore, the evolution of the FinTech program to the US ensures coverage of the three main FinTech hubs around the world. Read more »

Apps World 2015 London Announces £150,000 Startup Investment

Investment and startups are a key focus for this year’s Apps World event at London Excel on the 18th and 19th November 2015. Budding entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to meet with leading digital industry figures and given the opportunity to secure investment for their business. London has been named the number one city in Europe for digital entrepreneurs, startups and scale-ups and this success will be evident at this year’s event... more Read more »

Hyperledger wins the 2015 Innotribe Startup Challenge

 Innotribe announces today that Hyperledger has won the 2015 Innotribe Startup Challenge, which includes a cash prize of USD 50,000. Hyperledger is a distributed ledger platform tailored for regulated financial institutions to eliminate reconciliation costs, prevent trade breaks and reduce settlement times and risk. Read more »

Kerv to Launch First Contactless Payment Ring

Kerv, the London fintech startup, today launches the world's first contactless payment ring on in a bid to raise £77k mass-production capital via crowdfunding.  Read more »

Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard Invite Startups to Apply for Commerce.Innovated.

 Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard are inviting startups from across the United States to apply for Commerce.Innovated., a program designed to help companies that are working in payments, fintech and commerce grow their businesses. Commerce.Innovated. Read more »

NICE Actimize to Support UAE Exchange with Financial Crime Solutions

NICE Actimize, a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for the financial services industry, will support the Abu Dhabi headquartered UAE Exchange, with a portfolio of financial crime solutions, including Actimize Anti-Money Laundering and Actimize Integrated Fraud Management (IFM) solutions. The NICE Actimize AML and Fraud implementations are currently being... more Read more »

SME alternative finance now worth £76 billion a year

UK SMEs are now using £76 billion of alternative finance*, up 43% from £53 billion a year ago as banks continue to pull back from lending to smaller businesses, says Funding Options, the online business finance supermarket. Funding Options says that alternative lending to SMEs is now equivalent to 46% of the value of traditional term loans and overdrafts, which have fallen to £163 billion**. That represents a fall of 5% from £172 billion a year... more Read more »

Factoring: A Powerful Tool in the World of Finance

Notion Press is extremely proud to present authors Partho Chakraborty and Arvind Sonmale who are creating waves in the finance sector with their book - Factoring: A Powerful Tool in the World of Finance, which is now available to readers all over the world! Read more »


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