Wonga hires new CFO to steer turnaround

UK lender Wonga has hired Joanna Baker as its new CFO as the firm attempt to restructure in the face of stricter regulation.

Lending Club hires PayPal’s head of credit to lead it into new sectors

Lending Club is hiring Steve Allocca PayPal’s global head of credit as its president as the lender continues to move away from the scandal that overturned its fortunes last year.

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.

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.

Tink names new chairman as Sweden enjoys wave of FinTech success stories

Open banking company Tink has announced Klaus Holse as its new chairman of the board just as Sweden enjoys a surge of FinTech success...

Twitter hires new CISO after bitcoin hack

Twitter suffered an embarrassing hack attack in July that saw scammers compromise several high-profile accounts in a cryptocurrency scheme. Now the social media network has hired a new chief information security officer.

Banker’s Toolbox bolsters compliance offering with new COO

Banker’s Toolbox, which helps organisations manage risk and streamline compliance, has expanded its team with the hire of Max Thoene.

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.

Bettina Pauck steps up as IDnow’s new COO

Hot on the heels of having acquired Wirecard Communication Services GmbH, IDnow has now named Bettina Pauck as its new chief operations officer.

Tech visa applications surge as the UK head into final Brexit stretch

As the FinTech and RegTech industries brace for the UK's imminent divorce from the EU, a new report reveals that tech visa applications have increased in the past two years.

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What wealth managers should look for when digitising client relationship management

Digitalisation of client relationship management is now a critical part of wealth management and firms need to automate admin tasks to foster engagement, according to WealthObjects CEO and founder Uday Bhaskar Nimmakayala.

Payments platform PPRO reaches unicorn status after funding round

Local payments platform-as-a-service PPRO has hit the unicorn status, after a $180m funding round puts its valuation to more than $1bn.

Australian FinTech funding set a new record despite deal activity plummeting amid extended lockdowns

Australian FinTech achieved another record year, but medium-sized businesses found it harder to attract investors as Covid-19 swept across the nation.

Accounting platform Trovata collects $20m in its Series A funding round

Open banking platform Trovata has reportedly collected $20m in its Series A funding round, which was led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital.

Don’t forget to update your permissions warns the FCA

The UK's top financial watchdog has warned firms to not forget to regularly reviewer regulatory permissions or risk having their licence to operate cancelled.
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