Santander InnoVentures sees payments and micro lending as Latin America’s prime investment opportunities

Latin America’s unique payments situation could be a major opportunity for investors and startups according to Mariano Belinky from Santander InnoVentures, in a research interview with FinTech Global.

How can technology be used to reduce AML, anti-bribery and corruption incidents within financial...

Money laundering, bribery and corruption are still a pressing issue within financial institutions, but the best way to combat this is through solid operational risk management sponsored from the top.

Novidea – the future of broking

To succeed, the broker of the future must transition into a consultancy role that provides an enhanced service and greater value to customers. This means embracing change through customer-centric, data-first technologies, according to leading broker platform provider Novidea.

Why behavioural analytics should be a top priority for insurers

With customer demands changing to become more focused on flexibility and personalisation, behavioural analytics is the key to help insurers meet this need.

How payments are driving financial inclusion in Africa

FinTech in Africa is not improving a traditional financial ecosystem, it is creating one. It is estimated that around 66% of the adult population on the continent is unbanked, but the time for change is now and FinTech is the way to do that.

Discrimination, stereotyping and boys club mentality – the state of gender inequality in FinTech

The gender gap is showing little sign of narrowing in the world of finance. Debate around gender inequality and a lack of women in finance has raged on for years but more action is needed to empower female professionals and founders.

The key regulatory challenge facing the financial industry that you should know about

Regulators are striving to strike a balance between ensuring data security and privacy, and facilitating cyber compliance. As policy-makers attempt to develop a regulatory framework for a safer digital environment, financial firms must appropriately navigate the industry’s everchanging environment.

How investing in a robust policy management system can help organisations with compliance

With the ever-changing regulatory framework and the proliferation of threats, every business – irrespective of the sector it is in - needs effective and updated policies and procedures. To ensure policy management, it is key to embed the culture of compliance within the organisation.

How TAINA became A best in class RegTech

Having raised its largest round of funding yet amidst the pandemic, TAINA is now ramping up its international expansion plans.

Guiding health insurers through the digital front door – dacadoo

Customer expectations are becoming ever more demanding and if insurers want to stay ahead, they need to improve their digital front door, a new whitepaper for dacadoo explains.

News Stories

FinTech-focused venture firm QED Investors closes fund on $1.05bn

Global FinTech-focused venture capital firm QED Investors has closed its seventh fund on $1.05bn, as it eyes opportunities in US, UK, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Grow Credit secures $106.3m in seed round made of debt and equity

Grow Credit, which hopes to bolster financial inclusion, has netted $106.3m in its seed round, which comprised of debt and equity.

Kolide raises $17m in round led by OpenView Partners

Endpoint security platform Kolide has picked up $17m in its Series B funding round, which was led by Boston-based venture firm OpenView Partners.

Form3 raises $160m in its Series C round

Form3, a payment technology developer, has closed its Series C round on $160m, which will aid its geographical growth.

Foxquilt bags funding to bolster growth in US and Canada

North American InsurTech company Foxquilt has bagged $8m in a funding round that will support its expansion across the US and Canada.

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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