How financial institutions can avoid FinTech investing’s three biggest traps

FinTech's irresistible rise has financial institutions scrambling over one another to take advantage of the sector – but a trio of major pitfalls are present to engulf unwary  investors, FinTech author Paolo Sironi explained in a research interview with FinTech Global

China’s FinTech startups, VCs to look inwards rather than going global

China’s FinTech sector is growing rapidly, with domestic investments dominating the landscape for the foreseeable future, according to Sky9 Capital founder and managing director...

What is the missing piece of the puzzle for Islamic FinTech adoption?

Technology offers an ‘interesting nexus’ for Sharia compliance and can fuel Islamic Finance adoption, according to InsureHalal chairman Salman Badr Al-Hasan in a research...

Should banks face heavy fines for IT failures?

Despite the large adoption of digital banking services in the UK, many providers do not have safeguards in place for if their services go down. In the event of a system failure, it can mean millions of customers are left in the dark about their finances, unable to check accounts or even complete transactions.

Why indó’s founders aim to create “the least powerful bank in the world”

On the back of closing a €1m seed round, Icelandic challenger bank indó is almost ready to go live.

InsurTech CEOs believe there has to be a better way

Insurance is just one vertical where startups are trying to declutter the user experiences, to create more efficient services which provide customers with greater transparency.

Startups are raising Series As without having the right ‘metrics’

Some startups are raising capital too early and with many suffering a ‘down-round’, according to Techstars managing director Chris Adelsbach in a research interview...

Partnerships are just expensive experiments if both sides are not certain the deal is...

Partnering with InsurTechs can be an expensive experiment, so it’s integral to ensure it’s the right fit for both the company and insurance firm,...

Is it fear of automation or something else that keeps big banks from adopting...

Lots of huge financial institutions talk the talk about innovation, but few seem to walk the walk and actually implement RegTech solutions. That is according...

11 women changing the US RegTech industry you need to know about right now

The US is spearheading the RegTech revolution. So why not find out more about the women leading the charge?

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VPay joins Guidewire’s PartnerConnect

Claims payment solution provider VPay has joined the Guidewire PartnerConnect as a solution partner.

RegTech software developer Thentia secures investment from Business Development Bank of Canada

Thentia, which helps companies meet their regulatory requirements, has bagged a Series A investment from the Business Development Bank of Canada (DBC).

Eduvanz bags $3m in new investment round

Student loan startup Eduvanz has secured $3m in a Series A round led by Sequoia's SCI Investment VI fund.

Money management app Sync. said to raise $5.5m in its seed round

Account aggregation service Sync. has reportedly netted £5.5m in a seed funding round to support its European expansion.

PropTech platform Zibo said to raise $10.5m in funding

Zibo, a payments and financial management app for landlords, has reportedly landed $10.5m in its funding round.