Revolut COO Richard Davies leaves to join Allica bank as its new CEO

New business bank Allica Bank has named Richard Davies as its CEO. He joins after having served a year as COO of challenger bank Revolut.

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.

InsurTech Sapiens International Corporation hires new regional director DACH

InsurTech Sapiens International Corporation has hired industry veteran Mathias Harrassowitz as its new regional director DACH.

BenefitMall names Scott Kirksey as new CEO

Employee benefits and payroll services provider BenefitMall has named its former president Scott Kirksey as the new CEO.

How ADGM’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority is embracing FinTech

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market has been embracing innovation, growth and FinTech, but remains alert and cautious of potential technology risks according to CEO Richard Teng.

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...

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.

UK FinTech industry stakeholders launch initiative to fight harassment in the sector

The FinTech industry has a problem with harassment, but now the Fintech For All Charter has moved to do something about it.

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.

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.

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Superscript picks up another £8.5m in funding

UK-based Superscript has picked up another £8.5m in a funding round just months after it closed an £8m Series A round.

Steadily raises $3.8m in new funding and emerges from stealth

InsurTech company Steadily raises $3.8m in a new funding round led by Matrix Partners.

AnaCap to buy majority stake of Market Pay in €300m deal

AnaCap Financial Partners has kicked off exclusive negotiations for the purchase of a majority stake in payment FinTech Market Pay in a deal worth roughly €300m.

RealBlocks bags $7m to boost user experiences across the alternative investment space

Alternative investment tech platform RealBlocks has secured $7m in a series A round led by Crosslink Capital.

Root launches its IPO with shares priced at $27 each

Root, the parent company of digital car insurance platform Root Insurance, launched its initial public offering and its shares exceeded expectations.

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