The west is facing a ‘moment of reckoning’ on cybersecurity, GCHQ chief warns

The head of GCHQ has claimed the UK and its allies face a ‘moment of reckoning’ where the global direction of cybersecurity may not be ‘shaped and controlled by the west’.

Banks gravitate to blockchain to cut $3.6tn compliance costs

Distributed ledger technology is now something that banks are taking very seriously, however, with blockchain-based systems potentially enabling them to save billions.

Irish RegTech Think Evolve Solve is empowering businesses to really take advantage of their...

Think Evolve Solve was launched in 2012 to help companies compete using data. However, they quickly realised that a real pain existed in how companies gather their data in the first place and that solving this was key

Traditional security awareness is not enough to battle online cybersecurity threats

The world is focused on battling online threats with new technology. However, good defence requires not only teaching employees to be more aware of their online behaviours, “but actually driving them to change their online behaviours to be more secure,” according to Mike Butler, co-founder and CTO of Think Cyber Security.

What will be the main drivers of the WealthTech sector be in 2021?

It is safe to say most people will be happy when 2020 is over. The year has brought a number of unprecedented challenges that...

Why a strategic approach to data integration is key for mergers & acquisitions in...

Establishing a strategic approach to data integration is key to tackling the steady rise of M&A in insurance as well as accelerating the company's digital transformation journey, Quantexa says.

How can improved data access enhance insurance experiences for consumers

Partnering with companies in all industries can give insurance firms more in-depth data which will help to enhance customer experiences, according to Milan Sud, head of Innovation at AXA Partners UK.

Why French FinTech is becoming a tour de force

France is one of the biggest economies in the world, but its FinTech sector has lagged behind the UK and Germany. However, things are heating up.

What does Klarna’s mega valuation mean for the Nordic FinTech industry?

Swedish payment and shopping unicorn Klarna has become Europe's most valuable FinTech, but what does that mean for the other FinTech ventures in the Nordics?

How modern record management models could cut costs and boost compliance

Modern record management solutions could strengthen compliance teams' efficiencies whilst cutting down costs, according to a new Castlepoint blog.

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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.

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