FinTech

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

FinTech Network Publishes Whitepaper Named ‘Four Blockchain Use Cases for Banks’
April 3rd, 2017

The company not only described the potential use cases of the blockchain technology for banks, but also identified the main issues impeding its wider adoption in the sector.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mizuho Unveils Plans for Fintech Acquisitions, While Abu Dhabi Drives Fintech Innovation in the Middle East
June 2nd, 2016

Japanese banking group is planning to grow its financial technology business through new acquisitions. Meantime, regulatory authorities in Abu Dhabi are working on establishing fintech ecosystem in the UAE.

Morgan Stanley Unveiled Forecast for Blockchain’s Impact on Banking Industry
April 25th, 2016

The distributed ledger technology has to overcome a number of issues to achieve widespread usage by banks, according to a new study from Morgan Stanley.

Banks Struggle to Keep Pace with FinTech Companies, Says World Retail Banking Report 2016
April 19th, 2016

Capgemini and Efma publish an annual report on Retail Banking that highlights points of view of banking customers and banking executives from around the world on FinTech.