Financial services firms must become tech firms, says Octopus

A "nirvana moment" at Octopus Group has seen it become the latest established firm to launch an in-house tech incubator to keep pace with disruption in the industry.

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.

How Arctic Intelligence went from being a side hustle to leading the Australian RegTech...

From working at his dinner table to being named a leader of Australia’s RegTech industry, Anthony Quinn has come a long way since launching Arctic Intelligence in 2015.

“Someone was going to change the rules” – How Insurtech Gateway became an incubator...

Insurtech Gateway has quickly made a name for itself as a champion for early-stage InsurTech startups since the launch in 2017, but the incubator’s...

RegTech needs more dedicated funding if it is to flourish under FinTech’s rule

If RegTech is to escape from FinTech's shadow to fully flourish in its own right it needs a lot more support and funding from investors, Regit co-founder and CEO Cindy Nguyen said in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Crowdfunding is not here to replace venture capital but syndicate it

Crowdfunding has moved on from being derided as a weakness by venture capital firms to instead becoming an emblem of confidence, according to Equityfor...

FinTech partnerships will create digital-first institutions

Telstra Global Enterprise Services' global banking expert discusses how the company is attempting to "de-risk" FinTech collaboration for established institutions.

BNI Europa is harnessing FinTech collaboration to take on the traditional banks

Banks need to embrace the FinTech ecosystem and adjust to the new world through collaboration according to Banco BNI Europa chairman and CEO Pedro Pinto Coelho in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Could corporate venturing be a ‘failed effort’?

Most corporate venture capital divisions will disappear over the next five years, according to RegTech Lab co-founder L. Michael Meyer on a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2018.

Startups are raising Series As without having the right ‘metrics’

Some startups are raising capital too early and with many suffering a ‘down-round’, according to Techstars managing director Chris Adelsbach in a research interview...

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Lloyds Bank taps Minna Technologies and Visa for new digital bank subscription management tool

Lloyds Bank has announced that its customers will soon be empowered to better view, manage and amend their subscriptions through its banking app.

Opera to acquire digital bank Fjord Bank

Browser provider Opera is looking to buy challenger bank Fjord Bank in a bid to further accelerate Opera's European FinTech operations.

FinTech unicorn Marqeta prepares for IPO

Rumours about Marqeta going public have found new energy as sources say the payment card issuing startup is in talks with investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO).

Wirecard’s Dublin office raided by police

Irish police raided failed payments technology giant Wirecard's Dublin offices at the end of last week.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.