Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

CloudPay partners with Ramco for multinational payrolls

CloudPay is partnering with Indian enterprise software maker Ramco Systems to bring cloud-based payroll systems to more multinational organisations.

IBM uses blockchain to improve cross-border payments and teams up with Dream Payments

IBM has announced a new blockchain banking solution to help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments.

McAfee snaps up RegTech 100 company Skyhigh Networks

RegTech 100 company Skyhigh Networks, a provider of cloud security and enablement, has been purchased by cybersecurity giant McAfee.

Mastercard guarantees biometric authentication in 2019

Mastercard has committed to guaranteeing that all of its customers will have access to biometric authentication services by April 2019.

Rabobank launched new €60m investment vehicle to back FinTech

Rabobank has launched a new €60m strategic investment vehicle which will back early-stage FinTech and food and Agri companies.

Shoptalk, Commerce Ventures launch new $1m vehicle

Shoptalk, a retail and e-commerce conference and Commerce Ventures have launched a new investment vehicle.

Golden Gate Ventures said to be raising $100m for its third venture fund

Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures is reportedly raising its third venture capital fund with a target of $100m.

Insights Network picks Jumio for KYC/AML-compliant ID verification

RegTech 100 company Jumio has partnered with Insights Network, an EOS blockchain-based data exchange.

Real estate trading platform Sharestates launches $300m fund

Online real estate investing platform Sharestates has launched a $300m fund, in partnership with ‘prominent bank partners’.

News Stories

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.