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.

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.

Top 5 Growth Catalysts for Fintech Apps
June 22nd, 2017

Here are 5 of the catalysts which help fintech apps to grow.

Will Amazon Become A New FinTech Giant?
June 20th, 2017

With the latest Amazon novelties fintech experts discuss whether the giant can become a new key player on the market.

FinTech50: The 50 Top Financial Startups in Europe in 2017
June 8th, 2017

The annual FinTech50 list of European most prosperous fintech companies has been published with the UK obviously dominating the rundown.

Chinese Central Bank Sets up Fintech Committee
May 15th, 2017

The new fintech body is aimed at improving financial research, coordination and planning, China’s central bank announced on its website on Monday.

UK and Hong Kong Regulators Sign FinTech Cooperation Agreement
May 12th, 2017

The regulatory bodies aim to foster financial innovation through a partnership that will support fintech startups seeking to grow their businesses.