Is the UK losing its shine as a FinTech hotbed?

Robinhood pulled the plug on its UK expansion this week. Now, some fear that other FinTechs will also leave the nation.

Hackers are constantly innovating – banks must do the same to avoid disaster

Michael Dooijes, the co-founder and managing director at Startupbootcamp’s Amsterdam-based FinTech and cybersecurity accelerator, explained why banks are looking to FinTech startups in the...

How Akur8 is filling the gap in pricing automation

The insurance space has been a hotbed of innovation over the past few years, but pricing might have been left out.

How are rising ESG interests changing wealth management

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we face. While policies like the Paris Agreement attempt to change the world to have a net-zero emissions impact, there are still billions of dollars invested each year into harmful industries, such as fossil fuels. As pressure on climate change rises, could firms start to focus more on ESG funds?

How Life.io is helping life insurers to engage with customers and drive policy adoption

It is tough to show consumers the benefits of having life insurance, but insurers need to change their engagement strategies to encourage adoption, according to Life.io founder and CEO Jon Cooper.

Arkera wants to fix the way investors discover new opportunities

Large institutions have to adopt AI technology in order to scale while remaining user centric, according to Arkera co-CEO Vinit Sahni, in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Why firms should focus on client centricity and adviser/agent efficiency in digital business models

Digitalisation is no longer a niche innovation project. When it comes to client’s financial relationship management, it should be an essential part of a firm’s business strategy to survive this decade, says Uday Nimmakayala, CEO and Founder at WealthObjects.

Is the rapid growth of Germany’s FinTech sector a sign of it becoming EU...

Germany’s FinTech sector has been steadily growing over the past six years, but investment levels have sky-rocketed in 2019, is this the foreshadowing of the power shift from the UK to Germany post Brexit?

Why insurers should focus on digitising the customer journey from the ground up

Insurance firms should only begin experimenting with new and exciting customer experiences once they get the basics right, says Mark Moran, head of product at insurance customer engagement platform ManageMy.

“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...

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How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

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.

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