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.

Money Forward Launches $500M IPO, Gets Investors Excited
October 5th, 2017

The company has successfully completed the first day of trading, what demonstrates the growing investor interest in Japan’s fintech industry

Fintech Startup Curve Partners with Accounting Software Xero to Automate Expenses
October 2nd, 2017

London fintech start-up Curve adds New Zealand accounting software Xero to its app to make online payments easier.

Kakao Affiliate to Launch Largest Cryptoсurrency Exchange in South Korea
September 26th, 2017

The platform is expected to become the largest digital currency exchange in South Korea, allowing investors to trade in more than 110 cryptocurrencies.

European Central Bank is Working on Licensing Rules for FinTech Companies
September 7th, 2017

The European Central Bank plans to create licensing guidelines for financial technology firms.

Fintech Startup AutoFi Raises $10 million in Series A Funding
August 25th, 2017

AutoFi Inc, a Fintech startup specialized in auto industry, announced that it raised $10 million in Series A funding.

New South Korean Digital Bank ‘Kakao Bank’ Signs Up 1M Users in Five Days
August 1st, 2017

One of South Korea’s first digital-only banks signs up more than one million account holders in its first few days surpassing another online-only K-Bank.

TransferWise Announces Apple Pay Support for Money Transfers in the US
July 29th, 2017

The London-based financial technology startup will enable customers in the United States to transfer money via its platform using Apple Pay.

6 Cryptocurrencies and Cryptocurrency Liquidity from 7 Exchanges Now Available in Meta Trader 5
July 27th, 2017

B2Broker has launched new solution for brokers working with Meta Trader 5

Revolut Secured 66 Million in its Series B Funding Round
July 13th, 2017

The UK-based payments company will use the investments to further expand its operations and allow users to purchase and sell digital currency.

UK Fintech Startup Curve Launches ‘Financial Time Travel’ for Your Credit and Debit Cards
July 6th, 2017

Curve provides one card that can aggregate all of their existing Mastercard and Visa payment cards and lets you retroactively switch the card you use to pay.

Singapore and Denmark to Collaborate on Fintech Promotion
June 30th, 2017

Regulatory authorities in Denmark and Singapore have announced a cooperation agreement to boost financial technology innovation in both countries.

Japan and Australia Establish FinTech Co-operation Framework
June 27th, 2017

The countries have announced a collaboration agreement to support promising fintech businesses and to share information about regulatory changes and economic developments.

Flywire Teams up with PayPal for the Cross-Border Payment Options
June 26th, 2017

Flywire has announced partnership with PayPal regarding its options for businesses, students and patients.