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...

What are the next steps for SCA following postponements to compliance deadline?

Postponements to strong customer authentication (SCA) was the right decision, but regulators must make it clear there will not be a second opportunity for meeting compliance, according to Michael Sass vice president, market product management, security solutions, Europe at Mastercard.

Is the rapid growth of Germany’s FinTech sector a sign of it becoming EU...

Germany’s FinTech sector has been steadily growing over the past six years, but investment levels have sky-rocketed in 2019, is this the foreshadowing of the power shift from the UK to Germany post Brexit?

How to prevent a decline in payments post SCA

With less than a month until the final deadline of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), fears around preparedness are still prevalent and firms are trying to ensure there will not be a fall in payments come September 14.

Why you should take Ireland’s FinTech sector seriously

Strong developments in payments, lending and RegTech is supporting the rise in Ireland’s FinTech space, according to Jack F. Clarke, Enterprise Ireland UK Fintech Market Advisor.

Is the time up for single product RegTech vendors?

Financial institutions are turning away from single product vendors as they look to consolidate their regulatory compliance requirements with specialist RegTech firms that offer a suite of solutions, according to John Lee, President at Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS).
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A standardized API would help ease PSD2 compliance burdens

As the deadline for PSD2 looms and financial services frantically try to get systems ready, application programming interface (API) standardisation would ease challenges, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

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Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.