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Singapore Fintech Festival 2019

ATTENDED BY 45,000 PARTICIPANTS FROM 130 COUNTRIES IN 2018 Participants comprised key executives and decision-makers from global financial institutions and corporates, innovators and technologists from FinTech start-ups to unicorns, investors, and academia. Featuring FinTech Conference & Exhibition, FinTech Awards, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, Global Investor… Read More

Bankex Launches MainWallet Commission System

Global fintech BANKEX announced on Tuesday the launch of the alpha version of MainWallet Commission System. This news comes just after the MainWallet test launch group passes the 10,000 user mark. According to Bankex, the objective of the MainWallet Commission System is to stand out… Read More

Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez Now Investing in Acorns

Music sensation Jennifer Lopez and her finance/former professional baseball player Alex Rodiguez have invested in micro-investing mobile app, Acorns, according to the Wall Street Journal. The duo will notably join Ashton Kutcher, Bono, and Kevin Durand as fellow investors of the fintech startup. As previously… Read More

Wirecard Announces Fast Track PSD2 Onboading Through Financial Commerce Platform

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced it automatically offering all new customers a fast track to PSD2 onboarding through its digital Financial Commerce Platform. “From 14 September 2019, new rules will apply in the European Union that stipulate that every online… Read More

Lendable Announces New CIO & COO

Kenya-based Fintech platform Lendable announced on Thursday it has welcome Hani Ibrahim as its new Chief Investment Officer and Des Denning as its new Chief Operating Officer, as well as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. According to Lendable, Hani will oversee Lendable’s investment strategy and… Read More

Accenture Set to Acquire Australian Analytics & Data Specialist Analytics8

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specializes in data management, reporting, and visualization, data science and analytics services. According to Accenture, Analytics8 provides data and analytics… Read More

Wirecard Launches New Grab & Go Prototype to Offer New Shopping Experience Through AI

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Thursday the launch of its new Grab & Go Store prototype. According to Wirecard, the store offers an entirely new shopping experience through AI. “Consumers enter the store via smartphone, pick products which are… Read More

German Fintech Finleap Announces New Business Unit “Finleap Connect”

FinLeap, the fintech start-up platform behind Germany’s SolarisBank, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new business unit, FinLeap Connect. According to FinLeap, the fintech platforms finreach solutions and infinitec solutions will become part of this business unit. “The finleap connect brand will unite finleap’s… Read More

UK Fintech Delio Secures £3 Million in Venture Capital to Continue International Growth

UK-based fintech Delio announced on Tuesday it secured £3 million in venture capital to continue increasing its presence across Asia, the Middle East, and North America. As previously reported, Delio describes itself as a complete white-label platform solution for private assets, helping financial institutions and… Read More

SaaS Platform Attentive Secures $40 Million Through Series B Investment Round Led By Sequoia

Attentive, a personalized mobile messaging SaaS platform for brands, announced on Monday it has raised a $40 million Series B investment. The funding round was led by Sequoia with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Eniac Ventures and NextView Ventures, and new investors IVP… Read More

The Canada Fintech Forum Returns to Showcase New Global Trends for Fintechs

The Canada Fintech Forum, a fintech event that is being held in Montréal, is set to host its seventh edition of showcasing the global trends of the fintech industry, as well as new applications of technology for the financial industry, and growing FinTech start-ups. “The… Read More

SuperMoney Milestone: Fintech Startup Surpasses $2 Billion in Loan Requests

U.S. fintech startup SuperMoney announced on Monday its multi-lending marketplace platform has surpassed $2 billion in loan requests. This news comes less than a year after SuperMoney announced it processed more than $1 billion in loan requests. As previously reported, SuperMoney offers what it claims to… Read More

Royal Bank of Canada Launches New Mobile Banking Experience For Students

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new mobile banking experience that is specifically for students. The RBC Mobile Student Edition was notably designed in collaboration with students to enable features that matter most to them. “The Student Edition hones… Read More

Robinhood Receives FCA Authorization to Operate in the UK; Appoints Wander Rutgers As President

U.S. fintech Robinhood announced on Wednesday it received authorization from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as a broker in the UK. According to Robinhood, the authorization will enable us to bring its investing platform to customers in the UK and is a “critical… Read More

Following €43.6 Million IEO, Bitpanda Launches Global Digital Asset Exchange

Austria-based fintech Bitpanda announced on Wednesday it is set to launch its new global digital asset exchange. This news comes just after the company raised €43.6 million through its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO). As previously reported, Bitpanda claims to be Europe’s leading retail broker for… Read More

U.S. Fintech C2FO Secures $200 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By The SoftBank Vision Fund

C2FO, a fintech firm and market for working capital based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $200 million through its latest investment round, which was led by the SoftBank Vision Fund with participation from existing investors Temasek and Union Square Ventures. Founded in 2008,… Read More

Pintec Announces New Partnership With Caissa Travel For Intelligent Retail Financing Services

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with Chinese travel service provider, Caissa Travel. According to Pintec, the collaboration will bring together both companies to cooperate in consumer finance and information technology to embrace the rising… Read More

U.S. Fintech FinFit Launches Live Financial Coaching For Members

FinFit, a U.S.-based fintech that provides more than 80,000 American companies with a financial wellness benefit platform, announced on Friday it will offer live financial coaching to all of its members free of charge.  According to FinFit, members are now able to connect with certified… Read More

Web-Based Financial Services China Finance Online Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice of Bid Price Deficiency

China Finance Online Co. Limited NASDAQ GS:JRJC), a web-based financial services company that provides Chinese retail investors with fintech-powered online access to securities trading services, wealth management products, securities investment advisory services, as well as financial database and analytics services to institutional customers, announced on… Read More

U.S. Fintech FinFit Raises $7 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Galaxy Investment Partners

FinFit, a U.S.-based fintech that provides more than 80,000 American companies with a financial wellness benefit platform, announced on Tuesday it secured $7 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Galaxy Investment Partners LLC, the family office of Michael Novogratz, with… Read More

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