FinTech

Financial technology, also known as FinTech, is a line of business based on using software to provide financial services. FinTech companies are generally startups founded with the purpose of disrupting incumbent financial systems and corporations that rely less on software.

OCC Considers in Granting Special Purpose National Bank Charters for Fintech Companies
December 6th, 2016

Сhartering financial technology companies that offer bank products and services is connected with increased interest and inflow of investments in the sphere.

PwC Launches New Fintech Capability Called ‘Vulcan Digital Asset Services’
November 15th, 2016

One of the leading consulting services companies has developed a new platform that will enable digital assets to be used for a range of services, including everyday commerce, banking, and other personal currency and asset related services.

What Does a Donald Trump Presidency Mean for US-Based Fintech Companies
November 11th, 2016

Experts predict that the campaign of Donald Trump can result in the reduction of fintech investment in the near future.

Switzerland’s Federal Council Proposes ‘Green Light’ to FinTech Sector
November 2nd, 2016

On Wednesday, Swiss finance minister, Ueli Maurer, unveiled the government’s project to drive innovation in the country by easing regulation for fintech startups.

Stripe Unveils Radar to Detect E-Commerce Fraud Behavior
October 19th, 2016

Radar is Stripe’s fraud detection service that is now available for customers including international ones.

Payoneer Raises $180M in Series E Funding Round to Help Businesses Move Money Across Borders
October 7th, 2016

The current investment is an important step Payoneer takes to outperform companies increasingly digitizing operations.

Stripe Launches Instant Payouts for Marketplaces Through Partnership with Mastercard and Visa
September 19th, 2016

Since today marketplaces using Stripe Connect will be able to send instant payouts to sellers.

itBit Launches Its Blockchain-Based Service ‘Bankchain’ Under New Brand Named Paxos
September 14th, 2016

Bankchain offers to reduce risk exposure and increase operational efficiency by delivering instantaneous transaction settlement.

HKMA Launches Innovation Hub and Supervisory Sandbox to Boost FinTech in Hong Kong
September 6th, 2016

The initiatives enable Hong Kong to compete for the financial leadership on Chinese market.

Fintech Groups Will Unite Into Global Fintech Hubs Federation
August 26th, 2016

The federation will include financial technology groups from more than 20 cities across the world.

Bank of Japan May Apply ‘FinTech’ to Its Operations in Future, Says Governor Haruhiko Kuroda
August 23rd, 2016

Bank of Japan conducted its first FinTech Forum focused on the impact of fintech on financial services.

Singapore to Reinvent Electronic Payment Regulations to Thrive in FinTech
August 19th, 2016

Singapore is aiming to become a center for fintech due to the changes of the regulation system.

Nasdaq and KBW Come Up With New Fintech Index
July 20th, 2016

The companies have combined its experience to offer precise index representation of FinTech that now includes 49 companies.