fintech news

Source Launched Europe’s First FinTech ETF
March 13th, 2017

The UCITS fund will be the first-ever fund in Europe with the primary focus on fintech companies.

Japan and Singapore Establish FinTech Co-operation Framework
March 13th, 2017

The countries have announced a new partnership that is expected to promote further development of the fintech ecosystem in Japan and Singapore.

Google Ventures Backs UK’s FinTech Startup Currencycloud in $25M Funding Round
March 9th, 2017

GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, took part in a $25 million funding round together with Sapphire Ventures, Anthemis and other investors.

The Fantastic Flowering Field of FinTech [Infographic]
March 3rd, 2017

In today’s world, Fintech companies almost compete directly with in most areas of the financial sector to sell financial services to customers across the globe.

Blockchain-Based Banking App Humaniq Reschedules its ICO in Solidarity with Chinese Investors
March 2nd, 2017

Humaniq postpones its ICO to provide an equal opportunity for investors from across the globe.

Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association Founded to Build World’s Leading Blockchain and Cryptographic Ecosystem
March 1st, 2017

Crypto Valley Association was launched in Zug, Switzerland to accelerate the development, deployment, and funding of blockchain technology.

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.