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.

What is holding back challenger banks’ expansion?

Challenger banks’ big issue currently is they’re not actually banks and lack the experience to thrive, according to Alior Bank managing director Bruno Ferreira in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Why Canadian family office aims to pair FinTech and AI with new accelerator.

AI and finance are a ‘natural fit’, and the Holdun Family Office hopes to connect them in its new accelerator, according to Holt FinTech Accelerator co-founder Brendan Holt Dunn in a research interview with FinTech Global.

How can new VC firms enter into a crowded FinTech market?

Avoiding the ‘hubris’ of FinTech investing and moving to more niche areas was key when launching GTR Ventures, according to co-founder and CIO Kelvin Tan in a research interview with FinTech Global.

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RegTech deals in Asia hit a five-quarter high despite the coronavirus outbreak

RegTech companies in the region completed ten transactions raising $40.3m in total

CapBridge Financial has picked up $2m in a equity round

Singapore-based FinTech CapBridge has reportedly picked up new money in an investment round from SGInnovate and Cyberport Macro Fund.

PropTech startup Brickowner has smashed its crowdfunding target on Seedrs

Having reaped huge success with crowdfunding in the past, Brickowner has now returned to Seedrs for an additional cash injection.

Singapore-based ShuttleOne picks up $500,000 in new funding round

Blockchain-powered FinTech ShuttleOne has bulked up its financial muscles to improve its technology after picking up a round of funding led by Sirius Venture Capital.

InsurTech EIS Group has launched its platform in the UK

British carriers have a new set of tools to create new insurance products after the EIS Group announced it was launching in the UK.