Citi accelerates FinTech development in Hong Kong

Speaking at the Hong Kong FinTech Week's panel discussion, Ms. Angel Ng, Consumer Business Manager, Citibank Hong Kong, shared her views on a thought provoking topic: "Robot or human -- who will be a better banker?" Read more »

Fintech Futures HK 2018

Quantum Tech Events is the new brainchild of Andrew Chester, who served his apprenticeship over seven years, with top UK Technology conference organiser Whitehall Media.  After a 25 year tenure in the music business, releasing two nationwide critically acclaimed albums in the UK and signing to Universal Music Publishing until 2026, at the age of 35 Andrew walked away from the music business and went into corporate sales.  After five years at the... more Read more »

B-Hive Launches Presence in New York

B-Hive, an innovative collaboration platform connecting financial services players and FinTech startups & scale-ups, has officially opened the doors of its hub in New York City. Along with our community, B-Hive hosted its sold-out launch event at the BNY Mellon offices in New York City’s Financial District on Thursday 12th October. Read more »

Nordic FinTech Giants SDC and Signicat Drive Dramatic Rise in Digital-only Mortgage Applications

Signicat, the first and largest identity assurance provider in the world, and SDC, a full-service IT service partner for the financial sector in the Nordic countries, today announced that 83% of SDC’s Danish banking clients’ customers’ mortgage applications are processed wholly digitally. The fully digital process for application, approval and signing has reduced the time to complete the mortgage process from weeks to days — and sometimes, in... more Read more »

Citi Nurtures Hong Kong's Next FinTech Generation

A group of 60 university students from Hong Kong visited Citi Ventures in San Francisco in September, as part of their week-long FinTech-focused entrepreneurship boot camp at Stanford Graduate School of Business in Silicon Valley under the Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP).  The students learnt first-hand from veteran tech-bankers on how technology implementations and usage work in the banking world and were given a glimpse of... more Read more »

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 »

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