InsurTech tapping new personal data sources to warn clients of risks

Preventing people from being caught in a hurricane or tourists from being kidnapped are some of the radical new ways InsurTech companies could be...

How Santander is looking to fill the gap in robo advice

A lot of the current robo advisor offerings don’t actually give advice and instead provide consumers with guidance, according to Santander UK head of compliance Joel Viney in a research interview with FinTech Global.

RegTech and dialogue with regulators are the key to compliance

Adopting RegTech and opening dialogue with regulators are both vital in helping the financial services industry achieve compliance according to Subas Roy, partner at Oliver Wyman.

A pension dashboard can evolve retirement investment advice

A pension dashboard would help robo advisors to improve the obstacle course of retirement planning, according to EValue chief development director Andrew Storey in a research interview with FinTech Global.

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.

Why Brexit will continue to be a big challenge for financial services firms

Despite being more than three years in the making, the UK’s divorce from the EU is still a cause of great uncertainty for financial services firms.

How can investors choose the best RegTech startups to back?

With more and more RegTech startups appearing on the horizon, it is getting harder for investors to differentiate the good from the not so good according to Velocicor CEO and RegTech Canada co-founder Matt Elton.

How the complexity of the insurance space is causing a funding gap in InsurTech

While investments into InsurTechs are increasing, funding is still not nearly as abundant as other areas of FinTech, according to MTech Capital co-founder and...

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.
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A standardized API would help ease PSD2 compliance burdens

As the deadline for PSD2 looms and financial services frantically try to get systems ready, application programming interface (API) standardisation would ease challenges, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

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Big businesses responsible for major cyber vulnerabilities in the UK

Lots of financial services companies leave themselves exposed to hacks by using unpatched services, according to a new report by Rapid7.

Revolut’s losses more than tripled to £107.4m last year

Revolut annual losses jumped from £32.8m in 2018 to £107.4m in 2019, but the neobank is still hoping to break even by 2021.

Metro Bank launches SME receipt management tool as its reeling from £900m accounting mistake

Metro Bank has launched new app tools for businesses to manage their receipts as the company itself is still recovering from last year's accounting scandal.

MAS urges finance companies to moderate dividends for the financial year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has called for finance companies incorporated in Singapore to cap their total dividends per share for the financial year 2020 at at 60% of 2019’s level.

Singapore’s Incomlend bags $20m Series A round to democratise trade finance

Shipping companies face many monetary uncertainties, but Incomlend hopes to alleviate some of those concerns on the back of its new $20m Series A round.

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