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South Korea’s Seoul Fintech Lab to Work with Investors in Luxembourg to Launch Projects across Europe

The Seoul Fintech Lab, which has been established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in South Korea, aims to transform the city into one of the leading financial centers in the world. The Fintech Lab’s organizers may be working closely with companies in Luxembourg. There’s an… Read More

Early-Stage and Mature Fintechs Chosen to Take Part in Qatar Fintech Hub’s Incubator and Accelerator Programs

Qatar is now well-positioned to provide a test-bed for creating business-to-business (B2B) Fintech solutions. The Middle Eastern nation has introduced its National Vision 2030 Strategy, which includes several Fintech-focused projects that should help with expanding and diversifying Qatar’s economy. Qatar’s financial technology sector has been… Read More

Fintech Saudi Announces Launch of 3-Months-Long Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program for MENA Region

Fintech Saudi, an initiative that’s supported by startup accelerator, Flat6Labs, has announced that it’s launching a 3-months-long innovation and entrepreneurship program. The program will aim to bring together Fintech Saudi’s extensive MENA region market reach and Flat6Labs’ resources, in order to provide up to 10… Read More

Digital Bank Tonik, which Plans to Launch in the Philippines, chooses Mastercard as Payments Partner

Tonik, the very first all-digital banking platform in the Philippines, has reportedly chosen Mastercard as its payments partner as the company gets ready to officially launch its operations later this year. Through the partnership, Mastercard will be supporting Tonik by acting as its Fintech accelerator…. Read More

Fintech Abu Dhabi Innovation and Startups Team to “Digitally Visit” 23 Countries to Select High-Potential Businesses for Fintech100 Program

The Fintech Abu Dhabi Innovation and startups team is reportedly planning to “digitally visit” 23 different countries throughout the world between July and November 2020, The Fintech group aims to meet and potentially work with the founders of high-potential early-stage financial technology companies. The best… Read More

Plug and Play ADGM Announces Nine Startups Participation in Second Fintech Innovation Platform

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Plug and Play Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced on Tuesday it has kicked off its second fintech accelerator and innovation program in the Middle East. The organization has partnered with BNP Paribas, Boubyan Bank, Finablr Group, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), and Riyad Bank. According… Read More

Scotiabank Teams Up With Tecnológico de Monterrey For New Fintech Accelerator Factory A in Mexico City

Scotiabank and The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), commonly referred to as Tec de Monterrey, announced last week they have teamed up to launch Factory A in Mexico City, which is the bank’s first fintech accelerator program. According to the duo, 10 fintechs will be selected… Read More

FIS Opens Applications for 2019 FinTech Accelerator

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FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, in collaboration with the State of Arkansas and Little Rock-based The Venture Center, announced on Tuesday applications are open for the 2019 FIS FinTech Accelerator program. FIS reported that now in its fourth year, the FIS FinTech… Read More

This Time is Different: Bank of England Explains Why Fintech Will Completely Upend Traditional Finance

Andrew Hauser, the Executive Director of Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience from the Bank of England, delivered a speech today explaining why “this time is different.” His statement reflected on detractors who criticize Fintech as more of the same. Sure, ATMs came along and they were… Read More

Fintech Update: Bank of England Shares FinTech Accelerator News

The Bank of England has published an update on their FinTech Accelerator program announcing the latest cohort of proofs of concepts along with a status report. The news shared as part of a speech by Andrew Hauser, Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience delivered… Read More

Bank of England Publishes 3rd Round of Proofs of Concept from Fintech Accelerator

  The Bank of England has has published summaries of the third round of Proofs of Concept (POCs) completed by its Fintech Accelerator. Launched a year ago, the Accelerator seeks to deploy innovative technologies on issues relevant to the Bank’s mission and operations. The Bank… Read More

Fintech Accelerator: Bank of England Launches New Community to Bring Fintech Together

The Bank of England Fintech Accelerator has launched a new community designed to bring Fintech companies and organizations together to engage with the bank.  The community will better allow the Bank to share ideas and insights while the Bank supports the development of the Fintech sector…. Read More

Seeking Unicorns: Indian Billionaire Kapoor Introduces Yes Fintech Accelerator

Yes Fintech, a business accelerator program in collaboration with Yes Bank, T-Hub, Anthill and LetsTalkPayments, announced that it is accepting global applications until 3 February.  The top 12 selected startups will enroll in a 15 week dual destination program, split between Mumbai and Hyderabad. Yes Bank is… Read More

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