Entrepreneurs should be wary of corporate venture funds says Blackfin founder

The increase in corporate venture funds is leading to more capital becoming available to startups - but strong entrepreneurs should be wary according to...

How investors can help merge FinTech into the traditional market

Convergence between FinTechs and financial institutions is slow, but more value-add investors can help, according to Viola FinTech partner Tomer Michaeli in a research...
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How do big banks get the balance right when signing partnerships with RegTech startups?

As corporate investment partnerships gain popularity, it takes some understanding to get these partnerships right, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

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...

Balderton eyes machine learning and social media opportunities in FinTech as future growth areas

Machine learning and social media are yet to fulfill promised impact on FinTech, but that may be set to change according to Colin Hanna...

Regulations are taking resources away from Cybersecurity

Regulations are sapping resources and distracting financial institutions away from their cyber defences according to panellists at the Global RegTech Summit 2018.

Adopting technology does not require the loss of humans in insurance

Bringing in technology does not mean cutting down the number of jobs, instead, it frees humans to do what they do best, innovate, according to a panel at the Global InsurTech Summit.

Should banks face heavy fines for IT failures?

Despite the large adoption of digital banking services in the UK, many providers do not have safeguards in place for if their services go down. In the event of a system failure, it can mean millions of customers are left in the dark about their finances, unable to check accounts or even complete transactions.

Majority of firms are still not MiFID II compliant, is RegTech the answer?

The majority of buy-side firms are still a way off from being MiFID II compliant; however, RegTech will be pivotal to the industry in the future.

It’s still a ‘minefield’ of challenges facing the InsurTech space

Getting InsurTechs to the point where they can test the product-market fit of their proposition is too prolonged and costly, according to InsurTech Gateway head of deal flow Charlie Evans.

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Seven of the top 10 InsurTech deals in Asia were raised by companies in...

InsurTech companies in Asia present an attractive investment opportunity due to the many underinsured population groups present across the region. The traditional insurance market...

Travelex’s offerings are finally back online after almost a months’ outage caused by a...

From: RegTech Analyst Travelex’s foreign exchange services were crippled on New Year’s Eve when the company discovered a ransomware in its system. Almost a month later, Travelex...

UK consumer confidence doubles over the past decade

UK consumer confidence in financial institutions has doubled since 2010, according to research from Harris Interactive.

CFTC slams trader with $10m fine

A US regulator has fined a commodity pool operator over $10m for allegedly filling misleading statements and failing to implementing an adequate supervisory system to prevent such misstatements.

AppOmni collets $10m in Series A led by ClearSky

AppOmni, a SaaS security and management platform, has collected $10m in its Series A which was led by ClearSky.