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.

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.

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.