Ipsdy launches its secure identity solution in Peru

The Peruvian National ID Registry RENIEC has joined forces with secure ID company Ipsdy to give Peru’s businesses better confidence to battle fraud.

ID verification startup VerifyMe Nigeria closes Series A funding round

Hot on the heels of launching its identity verification product in August 2019, VerifyMe Nigeria has closed a new investment round.

Financial crime compliance efforts cost financial institutions around the world $180.9bn per year

While financial crime is a global problem, the US and European market are paying the most to prevent it.

How facial recognition software can be used in ATMs

Using biometrics to provide strong customer authentications is becoming more popular and is beginning to be used in ATMs to help customers identify themselves.

Latin America and teen-focused FinTech services are coming of age as the industry closes...

Last week’s 32 FinTech rounds highlight how Latin America is exploding with new activity, how open banking has nudged closer to being fully adopted across Europe and the rising popularity of teen-focused ventures.

Commerzbank and LBBW reach milestone blockchain transaction milestone

Two banks have just completed a multi-participant deal using blockchain technology, which they hail as an important expansion of the digital trade finance ecosystem.

Project Imagine unveils cloud-based banking services platform Pi1

E-money institution and investment firm Project Imagine has launched Pi1, a cloud-based digital banking services platform, to support banks and FinTechs around the world.

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.

25 FinTech deals from last week and what they tell you about the state...

The FinTech funding rounds over the past week show that the coronavirus continues to affect the sector and also provide an opportunity to look closer at India's industry.

FCA updates its handbook for a post-Brexit UK market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published an updated version of the FCA Handbook to give companies ample time to prepare before the Brexit transition period is over.

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Sustainable banker Ando pulls in $6m seed financing

Sustainable banking service Ando has raised $6m from a seed funding round led by TTV Capital.

Nigeria-based Brass collects $1.7m in funding

Nigeria-based Brass, which provides businesses with banking tools that meet their needs, has reportedly collected $1.7m in funding.

India’s IDfy sets sights on further international growth

India-based IDfy, which provides ID verification and onboarding solutions, has raised INR 86 crore ($11.4m) in its Series D funding round.

What will the European payments industry look like in 2030?

A recent study by card issuing platform Marqeta has examined the potential roadblocks and innovations that may arise over the next decade in the payments industry.

Helping customers invest in business – SMBX scores $11m seed round

SMBX, a marketplace for retail investors to invest into small businesses, has raised $11.5m in a seed round

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