Could AI be at the forefront of digitalisation for insurance

Currently business is not normal, but it might be fostering the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

What do these 28 FinTech rounds from last week reveal about the industry

Last week week saw 28 FinTechs close investment deals. Three sectors in particular proved especially successful.

InsurTech funding hit record levels in 2020 but can this level of investment continue?

Despite the troubled global situation, the InsurTech sector managed to continue its yearly growth and hit a new record for annual investment volume.

Small businesses are still relatively unaware of alternative lending options

FinTech is revolutionising lending for smaller businesses, according to British Business Investments director Marilena Ioannidou in a research interview with FinTech Global. Ioannidou, director at...

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.

How to prevent a decline in payments post SCA

With less than a month until the final deadline of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), fears around preparedness are still prevalent and firms are trying to ensure there will not be a fall in payments come September 14.

Is Swedish RegTech finally coming into its own?

Sweden’s RegTech scene has been slow to emerge. While its starting to wake up, it still has many challenges to overcome.

Why should firms place more importance on boosting their email security?

With the coronavirus forcing masses of people to work from home, it has only accentuated the cyber risks businesses face from “human-activated” cyberattacks, according...

How payments are driving financial inclusion in Africa

FinTech in Africa is not improving a traditional financial ecosystem, it is creating one. It is estimated that around 66% of the adult population on the continent is unbanked, but the time for change is now and FinTech is the way to do that.

Top ten trends in wealth management in 2021 to look out for

As 2021 is kicking off, there are several trends in wealth management to look out for.

News Stories

Cado Security scores $10m in its Series A, hot off the heels of its...

Cloud-native digital forensics platform Cado Security has scored $10m in its Series A round, which will help it support the “significant demand” for its platform.

N26 enters the insurance space with launch of new product

German challenger bank N26 has entered the insurance space, with customers now able to buy cover, manage plans and initiate claims.

Lloyd’s Lab names the 11 InsurTechs in its latest accelerator cohort

Lloyd’s Lab has announced the 11 companies it has selected for its sixth accelerator programme.

Danish FinTech Cardlay lands €8m from former Mastercard president

Copenhagen-based FinTech Cardlay has secured €8m in capital from Global PayTech Ventures, venture fund managed by former Mastercard executive Javier Perez.

Dating app Manhunt hacked with thousands of accounts leaked

Gay dating site Manhunt revealed a major data breach where a hacker gained access to the account information of the website’s nearly six million users in February 2021, according to a notice filed with the Washington attorney general’s office.
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