Financial Technology Partners names Paul VanderMarck as new managing director

Risk Management Solutions former-senior executive Paul VanderMarck has joined investment banking platform Financial Technology Partners as a managing director.

BABB hires former Aldermore Bank CIO

Blockchain-based banking startup BABB (Bank Account Based Blockchain) has expanded its team with the hire of banking tech veteran Paul Johnson.

Lloyds Bank looks to hire head of FinTech discovery

Lloyds Bank is looking for fresh talent to improve its digital strategy with a job posting for a new head of fintech discovery at the banking group.

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.

Apttus adds two new members to its board of directors

Quote-to-cash and contract management platform Apttus has added former Cisco Systems EVP and CMO Sue Bostrom and Veeva Systems CFO Tim Cabral to its board of directors.

CreditEase expands VC team for FinTech investments

Chinese peer-to-peer lending firm CreditEase is expanding its VC team with the hire of the former global CIO at Standard Charter Bank, Anju Patwardhan.

Casoro Capital brings in FinTech veteran Joy Schoffler

Casoro Capital, a private equity and single-family office focused on real estate, has hired FinTech veteran Joy Schoffler.

Prosper looks to new CEO amid tough year for P2P lenders

There’s change coming at the top of online lender Prosper Marketplace with CEO Aaron Vermut leaving the company at the end of the month.

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...

Australian RegTech Lucsan brings in Stuart Frith

Lucsan, an Australian RegTech specialising in data analytics, has hired Stuart Frith in a move to further accelerate growth.

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Aventus collects £2.6m in its funding round to help scale operations

Aventus, a B2B digital insurance platform, has collected £2.6m in its funding round which will be used to scale up the business.

No, the ECB won’t change its monetary policies because of the coronavirus

A top European Central Bank (ECB) executive has shot down the idea that there is a need to take monetary policy actions because of the coronavirus.

Barclays executives cleared of fraud charges

Three former Barclays executives accused of misconduct during the 2008 financial crises have been acquitted of funnelling £322m in secret fees to Qatar in return for rescue financing during the credit crisis.

The European Central Bank seeks advice on new payments statistics regulation

The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a public consultation regarding its new regulation on payments statistics.

The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...