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Invest tech, RegTech

US Treasury outlines fintech consumer protection recommendations

November 18, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The report details how new non-bank firms, in particular fintechs, are adding “significantly” to the number of firms competing in core consumer finance markets. To shore up consumer protection, the report recommends that oversight for these newer firms should be […]


Paytech, Wholesale

Fintech Talents 2022: Where are we with open finance?

November 15, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

With approximately six million users of open banking and more than 230 regulated providers, the UK has been a leader in the segment, creating a blueprint for open banking. “We should sit down and take stock of how much we’ve […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Cardano vs Ethereum: Which One is the Best Investment?

November 10, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Cardano and Ethereum, two well-known cryptocurrencies, are creating protocols and networks to facilitate decentralized apps and services. Enterprises built to buy Ethereum or Cardano may operate independently of a centralized entity such as a bank or broker. One significant difference […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Dubai’s Pyypl lands $20m Series B as it eyes regional expansion

November 7, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The round saw participation from new international investors and 10 existing investors. The company is also considering reopening the Series B for further investment due to strong interest. Founded in 2017, Pyypl has raised nearly $40 million to date. The […]


Paytech, Retail

Digital Transformation a Necessity for Banks to Regain Consumer Trust Finds GFT

October 28, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Forty-eight per cent of people do not want to rely on their bank for help during a recession. The digital transformation firm’s newly launched ‘Banking Disruption Index‘ for the UK. This first edition of the index is to become a […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Mobile bank N26 launches cryptocurrency trading with Bitpanda partnership

October 20, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

The $9 billion-valuated German fintech N26 launched crypto trading on its mobile app. Starting from Austria and rolling out to other countries in the upcoming months, N26 Crypto will let its customers buy and sell 200 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

UK fintech GoHenry lands $55m in fresh funding round

October 13, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Existing investors Edison Partners and Revaia took part in the round and Italian paytech Nexi joined in as a new investor. With the fresh capital, GoHenry intends to fuel its global expansion, with plans to launch Pixpay (which it recently […]


Paytech, Retail

Ntropy raises cash to normalize and classify transaction data

October 12, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Ntropy, a company offering an API that enriches transaction data for financial services businesses, today announced that it raised $11 million in a Series A round led by Lakestar with participation from QED Investors and January Investors. CEO Nare Vardanyan […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

New family banking app Verity launches in MENA region

September 22, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Verity aims to help children eight years old and above develop their personal finance skills. The platform allows parents to control the main family account while giving each child the option to create and manage their own profile. Parents can […]


InsurTech, Invest tech

SMB-focused Pie Insurance raises $315M Series D

September 21, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Pie Insurance, which provides workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses, has closed on a $315 million Series D round of funding. In 2021, the size of this round wouldn’t have turned heads. But in today’s environment, where investors are pulling […]


Paytech, Retail

Brightflow AI aims to spotlight small business cash flow

September 21, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Cash flow can make or break a small business; in fact, issues in this area account for 82% of small business failures, according to U.S. Bank data. Brightflow AI is injecting technology into this problem with its forecast and analysis […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Maslife’s Fintech Partner Provides Virtual and Physical Cards Supporting Mental and Financial Health

September 20, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

The Maslife-solution is based on documented research that mental and physical wellbeing has a huge impact on financial health. Maslife is combining payment and banking features with a mix of gamification and artificial intelligence to inspire users to make simple […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

Lease-to-own fintech startup Kafene raises $18M to battle BNPL

September 13, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Kafene, a lease-to-own startup aimed at underbanked consumers who don’t have access to traditional credit, raised $18 million in a Series B funding round. While there are similarities to the buy now, pay later approach to making purchases, Kafene CEO […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

Pakistan’s Neem raises $2.5M to serve underbanked communities with its embedded finance platform

September 13, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Pakistan’s embedded finance platform Neem has raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round as it works to support underbanked communities in the country. The Karachi-based startup targets communities across sectors including agriculture, MSMEs, e-commerce, logistics, healthcare and others. It […]


Invest tech, Markets

APAC Fintech Investment More Than Doubles, KPMG Data Reveals

September 13, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Despite total global investment in fintech and the total number of fintech deals falling between H2’21 and H1’22, APAC investment soared to a record $41.8billion during the first half of 2022 from $19.2billion recorded in second half of 2021. According […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

Sinapore’s PaaS Fintech iLex Launches in EMEA With London Office

September 12, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Since its official launch in January 2021, iLex has signed up more than 160 banks and institutional investors as clients on its platform, with 230-plus assets totalling $8.6billion listed on its marketplace. The fintech aims to increase the liquidity, efficiency, […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

The Most Prominent Fintech Trends of 2022

September 9, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Making life easier The fintech trends that have been successful this year all have one thing in common. As with all good tech breakthroughs, they are adopted because they make lives easier. While it may take longer for some of […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

Europe fintech funding round-up: Ark Kapital, Credix and Nokkel

September 9, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Swedish fintech start-up Ark Kapital has secured an additional €15 million in funding, just six months after it closed its €165 million seed round. The round was led by investor Annika Falkengren with participation from all previous seed and angel […]


Paytech, Wholesale

Kenyan fintech Pezesha raises $11M backed by Women’s World Banking, Cardano parent IOG

August 30, 2022

Via: TechCrunch

Access to finance remains a key growth constraint for small businesses, with data showing a $330 billion financing deficit for the small enterprises that make up 90% of Africa’s businesses. This is the gap that Kenya’s embedded finance fintech Pezesha […]