fintech news

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.

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.

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.

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.

Waves Platform and Higher School of Economics Partner for Pro FinTech Startup Program
December 28th, 2016

Decentralized platform Waves has partnered with business Incubator of Higher School of Economics in Moscow for the second year of FinTech startup program HSE {Pro} FinTech.

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.

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.

Investors Clamor to Blockchain-Powered Newcomer DECENT, Raising $3.5 Million In ICO
October 13th, 2016

New platform, now in ICO, cuts out middlemen while defeating piracy and privacy issues in digital content distribution space.