Another 12 FinTech startups coming out of Y Combinator this year

From automated background checks to cryptocurrency banks, Y Combinator’s second demo day for its latest batch presented a dozen new enterprises to look out for.

Are these the weirdest ways the European Banking Authority would allow customer authentication?

From vein recognition to the way people write, the European Banking Authority has revealed some odd ways customers can prove their identities under the new SCA rules.

AnyVision secures $28m in Series A from German technology group Bosch

AnyVision, an AI technology and computer vision company, has secured $28m in its Series A led by German technology group Bosch.

Face-scanning company Clearview AI sued for scraping public pictures from social media platforms

Lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Clearview AI for scraping public pictures to create its facial recognition software.

Neotas and University of Essex team up to fight financial crimes

London-based Neotas, a developer of online due diligence solutions for the financial services sector, and the University of Essex have partnered up to innovate new ways to prevent financial crimes and mitigate risk.

This is what businesses get wrong about KYC

Laws are complicated and know-your-customer regulations are no exception. So it is unsurprising some RegTech providers’ clients may struggle with getting KYC right.  KYC is...

Barclaycard’s early data finds that SCA has not had any bad impact, yet

The new strong customer authentication (SCA) rules snapped into force this weekend. However, Barclaycard has so far not seen any an increase of abandoned transactions or declined payments.

Jumio to provide KYC to ICOs through Byteball partnership

Jumio, a digital identity verification provider, has teamed up with smart cryptocurrency payments platform Byteball.

How Muinmos can help businesses through the coronavirus crisis

RegTech startup Muinmos is offering businesses disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic help to comply with regulations through these trying times.

Wealth management firms haemorrhage clients because they struggle to comply with new KYC and...

New regulations to prevent money laundering are part of the reason why wealth management firms are struggling to onboard their clients fast enough and risk losing them.

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How Cobwebs is stopping the game of whack-a-mole in the fight against money laundering

Money laundering in global financial markets is like “whack-a-mole”, when you stop one scheme, another just pops up, according to Daniel Nisman, the head...

Signifyd launches new tool for online retailers

Signifyd has launched its Authorization Rate Optimization solution, a new tool which will help online retailers maximise conversion rates and protect themselves from fraud.

Barclaycard Payments implements Kount to combat fraud

Barclaycard Payments has formed a new deal with fraud prevention company Kount to improve its fight against fraud.

WealthTech100 company Appway secures $37m in funding

Switzerland-headquartered Appway, which builds business process automation software, has closed a $37m minority investment from private equity firm Summit Partners.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.