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.

NatWest Bank Launches Digital Lending Platform ‘Esme’ to compete with fintech startups
February 20th, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland’s National Westminster Bank is launching a new platform that will offer quick loans decision and almost instant funding.

BitFury Group Partners with Republic of Georgia to Secure Land Titles On the Blockchain Tech
February 13th, 2017

The Republic of Georgia is expanding the use of blockchain-based land-titling services, following a successful trial of land title registrations in the second half of 2016.

Switzerland Wants to Attract Fintech Startups by Reducing Entry Barriers
February 2nd, 2017

The Federal Council of the country initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area.

LendingRobot Launches Automated Blockchain-based Hedge Fund Investing in Loans
January 31st, 2017

A robo-advisor for peer-to-peer lending is launching an automated investment tool based on the blockchain technology and machine learning.

Global Survey Rates Toronto as One of the Major Fintech Centers
January 21st, 2017

Toronto can boast of multiple factors that altogether create a perfect environment for fintech development.

Yes Bank in Association with T-Hub & Anthill Launched Business Accelerator Program ‘Yes Fintech’
January 18th, 2017

One of the leading private banks in India is accepting applications for its new fintech accelerator program aimed at facilitating innovation in the financial sector.

White House National Economic Council Publishes a Framework for Fintech
January 16th, 2017

The whilepaper underlines the importance of further advancement and development of the fintech to serve multiple political and financial goals.

Worldpay Founder Nick Ogden to Launch ClearBank, a Fintech-Focused Bank
January 13th, 2017

Former chief executive of Worldpay gets approval from UK regulators to launch a new bank that will provide financial services for fintech businesses worldwide.

Scotland’s University of Strathclyde Launches First Fintech Course in UK
January 10th, 2017

With fintech quickly gaining traction around the world, the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is planning to launch the first fintech degree in the UK.

Fintech Startup BlueVine Secures $49M in Series D Funding
December 15th, 2016

Online lender has completed its latest financing round to enlarge its team and expand its finance solutions, less than a year after raising $40 million in January.

Facebook Payments are Coming to Europe as Social Network Secured an E-money License in Ireland
December 12th, 2016

The social network giant has got an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland, thus allowing its customers in Europe to pay via its Messenger app.

Social Network of Finance ‘WeTrust’ Wants to Re-imagine the Way People Save, Invest and Insure
December 12th, 2016

The company brings savings clubs into the digital world via blockchain-based mobile app.

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.