FinTech investors outline the most-attractive opportunities over the next year

FinTech remains hugely attractive to investors across the UK and Europe as it evolves beyond simple apps carrying out single transactions into services based on customer relationships and trust.

Bahrain aims to become gateway to FinTech in the Middle East

FinTech can reposition Bahrain as a ‘pioneer’ in the global financial market, according to Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) managing director Simon Galpin in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Insurance companies cannot risk overlooking the importance of compliance

The insurance industry is relatively more focused on developing products and serving clients than further developing its compliance framework, according to Priscilla Cournède, head of group prudential and regulatory developments at SCOR.

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

Hackers are constantly innovating – banks must do the same to avoid disaster

Michael Dooijes, the co-founder and managing director at Startupbootcamp’s Amsterdam-based FinTech and cybersecurity accelerator, explained why banks are looking to FinTech startups in the...

Investing into data processes is the next step for GDPR compliance

Now GDPR has launched, companies should be investing in technology to support their data, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2018 in May.

Should AI be made accountable for its decisions?

It is hard for AI to be made accountable for an error, you need a human there to help support judgements made, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

Brexit could help balance the European FinTech ecosystem

Brexit is not all doom and gloom, with some set to benefit from it, with cheaper investments, but it could also help balance out...

What is holding back challenger banks’ expansion?

Challenger banks’ big issue currently is they’re not actually banks and lack the experience to thrive, according to Alior Bank managing director Bruno Ferreira in a research interview with FinTech Global.

How are cryptocurrencies, ICOs impacting the VC market?

Some ICOs leverage historical venture funding to raise capital they probably shouldn’t be receiving, according to Aberdeen Standard Investments co-head of global venture capital Kirsten Morin in a research interview with FinTech Global.

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Does new Libra rival Saga have what it takes to appease regulators?

The founder of Libra rival Saga reveals why he believes the new digital currency might be more successful than the Facebook project.

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.