Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

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.

Is Latin America’s FinTech sector ready for growth?

It is common knowledge Latin America is an emerging market, but with FinTech itself being a new ecosystem, it begs the question if the region’s sector is ripe for its adoption.

Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.
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How do big banks get the balance right when signing partnerships with RegTech startups?

As corporate investment partnerships gain popularity, it takes some understanding to get these partnerships right, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

Insurers need to move away from just a contract and provide a real service

Building an on-demand insurance solution which provides a service rather than a ‘contract’ is how the space will evolve, according to a panel at the Global InsurTech Summit 2019.

It’s still a ‘minefield’ of challenges facing the InsurTech space

Getting InsurTechs to the point where they can test the product-market fit of their proposition is too prolonged and costly, according to InsurTech Gateway head of deal flow Charlie Evans.

How can robo-advisors stand out from the pack?

In a crowded robo-advisor marketplace, having different models or pricing is not a differentiator, it’s how you interact with customers that will aid success, according to SenaHill partner Kyle Zasky.

The three trends shaping WealthTech

Commoditisation of the basic products, hybrid models that embrace a human-touch and user-centric digital platforms are all set to play an integral part in...

Is rebundling still the answer for FinTechs

FinTech started by unbundling services, but the next stage is for them to rebundle and add more services to their offerings, according to Edison Partners managing partner Chris Sugden in a research interview with FinTech Global.

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What wealth managers should look for when digitising client relationship management

Digitalisation of client relationship management is now a critical part of wealth management and firms need to automate admin tasks to foster engagement, according to WealthObjects CEO and founder Uday Bhaskar Nimmakayala.

Payments platform PPRO reaches unicorn status after funding round

Local payments platform-as-a-service PPRO has hit the unicorn status, after a $180m funding round puts its valuation to more than $1bn.

Australian FinTech funding set a new record despite deal activity plummeting amid extended lockdowns

Australian FinTech achieved another record year, but medium-sized businesses found it harder to attract investors as Covid-19 swept across the nation.

Accounting platform Trovata collects $20m in its Series A funding round

Open banking platform Trovata has reportedly collected $20m in its Series A funding round, which was led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital.

Don’t forget to update your permissions warns the FCA

The UK's top financial watchdog has warned firms to not forget to regularly reviewer regulatory permissions or risk having their licence to operate cancelled.
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