Funding Xchange has bagged £8m in new funding round led by Downing Ventures and...

London-based FinTech Funding Xchange has secured £8m in a new funding round, leaving the door open for the company to accelerate the development and rollout of new solutions.

OneConnect support the launch of two smart lending platforms in Asia

FinTech company OneConnect has teamed up with Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and Sinar Mas Multi-finance, a subsidiary of Sinar Mas Multiartha, to launch two new lending platforms in South-East Asia.

The African FinTech scene shows more signs of maturing as Nigeria gets a new...

Interswitch, the digital payments firm, has confirmed that it has reached a $1bn valuation after Visa, the payments company, invested in the enterprise. While it...

P2P loan platform Flender said to raise €75m in funding

Ireland-based P2P lender Flender has reportedly secured a €75m investment to increase its lending capabilities, according to a report from the Irish Times.

Greensill has bagged another $655m from SoftBank

SoftBank tapped into its gigantic Vision Fund for a second time this year to support Greensill, the business financing company. Having already secured $800m from...

P2P lender FundingSecure has entered administration

FundingSecure, the peer-to-peer lending platform, has entered administration.

How did Singapore beat China to become Asia’s biggest FinTech investment destination?

Singapore is hotbed for FinTech innovation that has overtaken China as the biggest investment destination in the region. However, its leadership position is far from certain.

Peer-to-peer lender JULO has expanded its Series A round by $10m

Indonesian peer-to-peer lender JULO has extended its Series A funding round with $10m

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority grants neobank Northmill Swedish banking licence

Having nabbed a Swedish banking licence, neobank Nortmill is gearing up to add saving accounts, cards and payments transfer to its existing customer offering in the near future.

How Carbon overcame the challenges of setting up a FinTech startup to support Nigeria’s...

Nigeria is at the centre of Africa’s FinTech revolution. Native Carbon aims to play a pivotal role in creating a thriving ecosystem where men and women have access to financial services.

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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.