Why are KYC solutions becoming so important?

Knowing who you are dealing with is increasingly becoming a major focus for financial firms. Investment in the RegTech space has grown tremendously since 2014....

Is Latin America’s FinTech sector ready for growth?

It is common knowledge Latin America is an emerging market, but with FinTech itself being a new ecosystem, it begs the question if the region’s sector is ripe for its adoption.

How the protection gap in the life insurance space was created?

The fragmented and non-scalable nature of the life insurance distribution sector has caused a massive protection gap, according to Anorak co-founder and CEO David Vanek.

Can RegTech solutions help businesses prepare for Brexit?

No matter if the UK will crash out of the EU without a deal or if there will be an extension for next year,...

What’s the state of the US RegTech?

RegTech is going from strength to strength. But will the good times keep on rolling in the US? The global RegTech sector is booming. What...

Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.

Irish RegTech Think Evolve Solve is empowering businesses to really take advantage of their...

Think Evolve Solve was launched in 2012 to help companies compete using data. However, they quickly realised that a real pain existed in how companies gather their data in the first place and that solving this was key

Machine learning will offer huge opportunities for financial services

Innovative machine learning can be a boon for financial services, if they can get over the hype.

Is it fear of automation or something else that keeps big banks from adopting...

Lots of huge financial institutions talk the talk about innovation, but few seem to walk the walk and actually implement RegTech solutions. That is according...

Should cyber insurance be mandatory?

Cyberattacks still plague the internet, leaving waves of personal and financial destruction in its path, but making cyber insurance mandatory would help with reparation, according to Richard Fry, head of information security and risk at Covea Insurance.

News Stories

Mastercard invests in Doconomy to help consumers see CO2 impact their payments have

Mastercard has made an undisclosed equity investment into Doconomy, a startup helping consumers become more aware of their CO2 impact when making payments.

CyberGRX collects $40m in Series D as it looks to meet rising demands

Third-party cyber risk platform CyberGRX has collected $40m in its Series D round which was led by ICONIQ Capital.

OCC names cybersecurity as key risk for federal banking system

The US’ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named cybersecurity and technology management as a key emerging risk.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

Encompass and Pegasystems to boost mutual customers support

KYC solution Encompass has partnered with digital transformation company Pegasystems to help mutual customers streamline customer onboarding.