Proof of Impact secures first institutional investment

Proof of Impact, a digital platform which enables consumers to donate and invest in positive causes, has received its first institutional investment.

How can FinTechs help boost the development of Europe’s Islamic banking sector?

The European Islamic banking marketplace is still young but there is a need for digital-first online banking services, insha founder Yakup Sezer told FinTech Global.

RBS’ Monzo killer Bó under fire after accusations of posting fake reviews of the...

Online banking app Bó was launched on November 27. Now a string of five-star reviews posted months ago has been spotted. Some expect foul play.

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.

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.

JPMorgan Chase and Envestnet | Yodlee sign data sharing agreement

Envestnet | Yodlee, the data aggregation and analytics platform, has entered a partnership with JPMorgan Chase, the investment bank JPMorgan’s community and consumer banking arm.

Starling Bank has added Sparqa Legal to its in-app marketplace

UK challenger bank Starling Bank has signed a partnership with Sparqa Legal, the legal services provider.

Swiss insurance broker Swiss Risk & Care successfully taps Nucoro for wealth management project

Nucoro, the London-based WealthTech startup, has used its development skills to service its first client in the insurance industry.

Barclays has opened a new centre in Pune to boost innovation

With the launch of its new Indian campus, Barclays hopes to improve innovation in the bank.

Chime triples its valuation within nine months after new $500m Series E round

Despite investors growing weary, Chime’s new round proves they still have an appetite to invest huge chunks of cash into the right startup.

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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.