48 FinTech funding rounds you missed in the last two weeks

The last two weeks have seen everything from huge $1bn investments rounds to undisclosed seed rounds. Let's check some of them out.

How the coronavirus will affect different segments of the FinTech industry

As COVID-19 rages on across the world, the affects on the FinTech segment of the economy is already letting itself be known.

RBS changes name to NatWest and names new CEO to its embattled digital bank...

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group has changed its name to NatWest Group and named Mettle CEO Marieke Flament as the new leader of Bó.

FCA appoints interim chief executive to take over when Andrew Baily leaves to run...

Christopher Woolard is stepping in as the interim chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as the old chief executive Andrew Bailey is leaving to become the governor of the Bank of England.

Nubank acquires PlataformaTec as it faces several challenges in 2020

Brazilian challenger bank Nubank has made its first ever acquisition to boost its internal development team as it aims to tackle several obstacles in...

Martin Gilbert to step in as Revolut’s non-executive chairman

Having been first reported to be in talks with Revolut in July, Martin Gilbert has now publicly been confirmed as the challenger bank’s new non-executive chairman.

muinmos names Conor Ringland as new chief commercial officer

muinmos, an automated regulatory compliance platform, has named Conor Ringland as its new chief commercial officer.

US InsurTech Dovetail names new CEO

South Carolina InsurTech Dovetail Insurance has appointed Michael Ferber as its new chief executive officer. Dovetail provides a digital insurance product delivery platform for...

US Federal Reserve names 22 payments, security leaders for newly-launched anti-fraud initiative

The US Federal Reserve has picked 22 payments industry leaders and online fraud specialists as the launch members of its latest initiative help improve the US payment system.

TCV names fintech, software, IT specialist Ansari as latest general partner

Tech investment major TCV has promoted long-serving software, fintech and IT exec Nari Ansari to general partner.

News Stories

Lloyds Bank taps Minna Technologies and Visa for new digital bank subscription management tool

Lloyds Bank has announced that its customers will soon be empowered to better view, manage and amend their subscriptions through its banking app.

Opera to acquire digital bank Fjord Bank

Browser provider Opera is looking to buy challenger bank Fjord Bank in a bid to further accelerate Opera's European FinTech operations.

FinTech unicorn Marqeta prepares for IPO

Rumours about Marqeta going public have found new energy as sources say the payment card issuing startup is in talks with investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO).

Wirecard’s Dublin office raided by police

Irish police raided failed payments technology giant Wirecard's Dublin offices at the end of last week.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.