iptiQ names Carlo Bewersdorf as its new CEO

iptiQ, a white labelling digital insurance platform, has named Carlo Bewersdorf as its new CEO, as of 1 October 2020.

Kotak releases open banking platform to boost collaboration with FinTechs

India-based Kotak Mahindra Bank has released an open banking platform to support collaboration among FinTechs, enterprises and app developers.

Acrisure acquires Tulco to improve development of InsurTech capabilities

Insurance broker Acrisure has acquired AI-powered insurance platform Tulco with the goal of starting the deployment of “InsurTech at scale.”

Hong Kong InsurTech Bowtie raises $30m Series A round

Hong Kong-based InsurTech platform Bowtie has secured HK$234m ($30m) in Series A investment round from Sun Life and others. Sun Life was joined in the...

Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to strengthen the adoption of mobile financial...

British multinational bank Standard Chartered has inked a deal with telecom company Airtel Africa to boost financial inclusion across Africa.

50% of Hong Kong consumers happy to share financial data with 3rd-parties

Half of consumers in Hong Kong are happy to let third-parties access their financial data so they can access more personalised banking services and higher returns, according to a study from Accenture.

Afterpay to enter southern European e-commerce market via Pagantis acquisition

Buy now, pay later company Afterpay will enter Europe through an an agreement with NBQ Corporate SLU to acquire Pagantis SAU and PMT Technology SLU.

European Commission releases list of 23 countries with weak AML/CTF processes

The European Commission has adopted a new list of 23 countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes.

Klarna could soon be Europe’s most valuable FinTech if reports about its upcoming funding...

Klarna may soon arguably be named Europe's most valuable privately held FinTech after news broke that the payment firm is in talks with investors to raise new funding that would push its valuation across the $10bn mark.

Solidus Labs, OAX Foundation partner to support digital asset trading governance

Trade surveillance platform Solidus Labs has formed a strategic partnership with OAX Foundation to bring ‘digital asset trading into the mainstream.’

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How Ideagen’s three pillars have helped it become a major force in compliance

People, product and customers are Ideagen’s three pillars that have helped it become a tour de force in the compliance space, with it spanning 18 countries and 6,000 clients.

OpenEnvoy snags $6.5m to help companies avoid fraud

SaaS FinTech eliminating AP fraud with automation OpenEnvoy secured $6.5m led by Riot Ventures to expand its automated invoice auditing capabilities.

Ikano taps TruNarrative to support global fraud prevention strategy

Swedish bank Ikano has chosen UK RegTech platform TruNarrative to provide digital onboarding and fraud risk management services for its company.

SmartStream expands global reach with cloud-native AI service launch

Transaction lifestyle management provider SmartStream Technologies has boosted its global footprint with the launch of SmartStream Air version 3.

SumUp collaborates with ZSL on new contactless fundraising tech

UK-headquartered FinTech SumUp has partnered with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to develop a digital in-house fundraising technology to make contactless donations.
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