Banks should collaborate to build a unified platform to ease replacement of legacy systems

If legacy systems are to become redundant, broader industry platforms need to be available to help the small and medium sized banks evolve, otherwise, they will struggle, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit.

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.

Crowdfunding is not here to replace venture capital but syndicate it

Crowdfunding has moved on from being derided as a weakness by venture capital firms to instead becoming an emblem of confidence, according to Equityfor...

Global RegTech market to be worth $128bn by 2023 – RegTech Review finds

The global market size of the RegTech space is expected to reach a colossal $128bn by 2023, according to the newly released second annual...

Why is LatAm skipping traditional banking?

The Latin America market is skipping traditional banking and moving straight to FinTech, according to Magma Partners managing partner Nathan Lustig in a research interview with FinTech Global.

How Sweden aims to become a FinTech superpower

The Nordics in general and Sweden in particular are experiencing a FinTech boom. However, new regulations and investment worries could slow down the growth....

FinTech investors outline the most-attractive opportunities over the next year

FinTech remains hugely attractive to investors across the UK and Europe as it evolves beyond simple apps carrying out single transactions into services based on customer relationships and trust.

Bahrain aims to become gateway to FinTech in the Middle East

FinTech can reposition Bahrain as a ‘pioneer’ in the global financial market, according to Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) managing director Simon Galpin in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Insurance companies cannot risk overlooking the importance of compliance

The insurance industry is relatively more focused on developing products and serving clients than further developing its compliance framework, according to Priscilla Cournède, head of group prudential and regulatory developments at SCOR.

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

News Stories

Metro Bank will waive overdraft interest because of the coronavirus

MetroBank has announced that it will not charging any overdraft fees for account holders between March 1 and June 30 to help customers cope with the coronavirus crisis.

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.

“The right thing to do to support the industry” – why some FinTechs are...

With the coronavirus pandemic putting strains on businesses, some FinTechs have been offering their services for free to help.

RegTech startup VoxSmart recieves £5.5m investment from Natwest

VoxSmart, a communication monitoring service provider, has received £5.5m in a funding round from UK bank NatWest.

Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.