How can retail banks win in the battleground with BigTech companies?

BigTech companies have changed customer expectations forever. With customer experiences at the forefront of their operations, consumers now seek the same level of simplicity and personalisation everywhere. Financial institutions have a tough road ahead to match these services, but they can learn from BigTech companies.

The £3bn FinTech opportunity in the UK SME market

It’s not just big banks and corporations fintech startups are trying to serve. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) offer a massive market for FinTech companies.

InsurTech 100 company Planck explains how underwriting is getting updated to the 21st century

Insurance is changing and Planck is leading that change through its platform which automatically and accurately assesses risk factors in real time. Elad Tsur, Amir...

The UK witnessed record funding in 2019, could the coronavirus mark its decline or...

The UK’s RegTech sector has nearly grown eight-fold since 2015. 2020 has been a weird year for everyone, but it could prove beneficial for the RegTech space and help it continue to grow in the UK.

Revealing the most corrupt countries in the world as new report paints “grim picture”

Two out of three countries fail to tackle corruption effectively, which paints "a grim picture of the state of corruption worldwide", according to Transparency International's latest report.

How the complexity of the insurance space is causing a funding gap in InsurTech

While investments into InsurTechs are increasing, funding is still not nearly as abundant as other areas of FinTech, according to MTech Capital co-founder and...

5AML presents a lot of FinTech and RegTech opportunities if you know where to...

The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AML) and eIDAS may empower Europe to create the world’s first digital single market, according to Electronic IDentification CEO Iván Nabalón.

How will the coronavirus and a global recession impact the future of online retail...

The future of digital investing during the coronavirus is a battle of two-sides. On one side you have the increased usage of online services and a greater number do-it-yourself (DIY) investors, and the other has a coyness from managed proposition users and more uncertainty from decision makers.

How automation technology can help banks stop increasing their spend on compliance

The current way banks are handling money laundering alerts is not sustainable. If they do not want to continue rapidly expanding compliance teams each year, they need to look towards automation technology.

FinTech needs to support the retail side of Islamic Finance in UK

There hasn’t been enough use of retail Islamic Finance, but FinTech can allow for this to happen, according to Yielders co-founder and CIO Zeeshan Uppal in a research interview with FinTech Global.

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ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

ING Group named leading institution in financial crime risk

ING Group has been listed as the leading institution in financial crime risk management in a ranking from Elucidate, a risk quantification platform.

Ziglu passes £5m financing landmark in crowdfunding campaign

Personal money app Ziglu has cleared the £5m investment milestone on its eighteenth day of crowdfunding on the Seedrs platform.

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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