Sameer Chishty joins SparkLabs FinTech as venture partner

SparkLabs Global has hired Sameer Chishty as a venture partner for its recently launched FinTech accelerator.

Fidor appoints CFO to head up global expansion plans

Digital banking company Fidor has appointed a new global CFO ahead of its international expansion plans. Brad Whittfield will take on the newly-created role based in Fidor’s Dubai global expansion hub.

Blockchain startup Libra hires former Siemens chief risk officer

Blockchain and smart contracts company Libra has hired Siemens’ former chief risk officer (CRO) Dr Gerard Brennan as its director of audit technology.

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.

Apttus makes its third hire this month

Quote-to-cash management platform Apttus has appointed former-Imperva CFO Terry Schmid as its new chief financial officer.

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.

RegTech adoption should not be pinned solely on regulators

The adoption of RegTech should not be pinned solely on regulators, more funding is needed from policymakers and legislators, according to panellists at the...

Multicoin Capital names Vinny Lingham as new general partner

Cryptofund Multicoin Capital has named Vinny Lingham as a general partner, following the recent launch of its vehicle.

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.

InsurTech bolsters team with former Lloyd’s executive

Former Canopius corporate development head Sally Coryn has joined InsurTech company iX Technology Group as executive chair.

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