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.

Smart investors back RegTech rather than complain about more regulation

Financial services firms have lobbied hard to roll back regulatory burdens and have found a sympathetic ear in the Trump administration – but they...

The three trends shaping WealthTech

Commoditisation of the basic products, hybrid models that embrace a human-touch and user-centric digital platforms are all set to play an integral part in...

Outdated enterprise software is raising insurance premiums for consumers

Insurance companies need to improve their enterprise software or premiums will rise for consumers, according to Luther Systems co-founder & CEO Hossein Kakavand in a research interview with FinTech Global.

American businesses need RegTech tools as the SEC ramps up the heat

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) increased its activities in 2019 and market stakeholders think this is just the beginning.

Remittances are driving financial inclusion thanks to mobile

The World Bank estimates remittances to be a $600bn industry. Somaliland-born founder of WorldRemit, Ismail Ahmed, believes it could be worth a lot more.

RegTech is coming ‘out of the cold’ to ease the pressure on compliance teams

The regulatory environment is creating the perfect storm for RegTech to ‘come out of the cold’ and help solve real challenges according to Anthony...

How the complexity of the insurance space is causing a funding gap in InsurTech

While investments into InsurTechs are increasing, funding is still not nearly as abundant as other areas of FinTech, according to MTech Capital co-founder and...

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.

Tech teams build better FinTech startups than bankers, says Earlybird VC

Entrepreneurs with no financial services background still build superior FinTech startups to those from traditional finance or banking businesses, according to venture capital firm Earlybird's Christian Nagel.

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Acturis partners with QOMPLX:UNDERWRITING

InsurTech software builder Acturis has partnered with QOMPLX:UNDERWRITING , a cybersecurity and data analytics platform.

Insurance Board to implement Origami Risk for streamlined operations

Insurance Board, a non-profit corporation which administers property and casualty insurance for churches in the US, has chosen Origami Risk to streamline its underwriting.

UK and Swedish companies have captured almost two-thirds of investment in Funding Platforms in...

European Funding Platform companies have raised $384.7m across 87 transactions, with both UK and Swedish companies capturing 59.8% of the sector’s funding since 2015....

Gig economy FinTech Sonovate taps RegTech company TruNarrative to help strengthen its onboarding processes

Cardiff-based FinTech company Sonovate is on a mission to strengthen its customer onboarding processes. To succeed, it recently turned to TruNarrative, the RegTech company.

Meniga receives license from Financial Conduct Authority

Meniga, which helps consumers improve their financial lives, has successfully registered as an Account Information Service Provider by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).