Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.

Why Brexit will continue to be a big challenge for financial services firms

Despite being more than three years in the making, the UK’s divorce from the EU is still a cause of great uncertainty for financial services firms.

The state of cybersecurity in the remote workforce

Over the past few months, the world has had to get used to a new normal. Offices are now largely ghost towns and employees have been settling into a working-from-home lifestyle.

Why RegTech is no longer just about finance

RegTech may have started life to help financial firms deal with the massive weight from new regulations, but the sector could be moving out of the finance industry's shadows.

AI, software security and B2B hold the greatest prospects in a crowded FinTech space

Radboud Vlaar, partner at Orange Growth Capital, explains how the firm has become more selective with B2C deals as it looks to invest in new opportunities across subsectors and regions, in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Corporate venture can act as a ‘poison pill’ to RegTechs

Picking up an investment from a corporate venture firm creates a ‘poison pill’ for RegTech startups, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2018.

Insurance firms should use AI to improve existing models gradually rather than replace everything...

AI technology is best at work when it’s improving existing processes rather than trying to totally transform the entire business model, according to a panel at the Global InsurTech Summit 2019.

Why Theta Lake believes AI is critical for the evolution of communication monitoring

Building a communication monitoring platform which leveraged AI and machine learning from the ground up and covered the full spectrum of voice, video, chat, and text based communication was essential in the creation of Theta Lake.

Why financial institutions can become the leaders of digital investing

There is little room in the market for standalone investment management services, Nucoro COO Nikolai Hack told FinTech Global.

Could AI be at the forefront of digitalisation for insurance

Currently business is not normal, but it might be fostering the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

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Coinbase responds to racism and discrimination allegations

Coinbase has been accused of having created a culture fraught with bullying, racism and discrimination against black people in a new exposé from the New York Times.

A third of consumers feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year

A third of UK adults have admitted they feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year, according to a study from Yolt.

Almost 90% of consumers haven’t finished Christmas shopping as concerns of online shopping still...

Nearly 90% of people have not completed their Christmas shopping yet, as the pandemic puts pressures on families, research from Klarna claims.

The first quarter of 2020 saw the highest number of large RegTech deals as...

The top ten RegTech deals in the first nine months of 2020 raised in aggregate $1.8bn, making up 38.2% of the total funding in the sector for the period.

Over two fifths of health insurers still lack a consumer facing app

Only 42% of health insurers in Europe have a consumer facing app, despite the rising importance of digitalisation, according to a new whitepaper from Scanbot.

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