Elliptic teams up with LexisNexis to fight bitcoin money laundering

London-based blockchain intelligence startup Elliptic is partnering with risk management firm LexisNexis to bring anti-money laundering (AML) regulations to cryptocurrencies.

Hogan Lovells launches Regulatory Accelerator for FinTech startups

Legal firm Hogan Lovells is launching a Regulatory Accelerator to help UK FinTech startups to understand and navigate the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) regulatory regime.

Barclays rolls out voice-recognition security

Barclays is rolling out voice-recognition security to all its personal banking customers, eliminating the need for passwords and improving protection against fraud.

Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers

Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...

Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.

Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

IBM Reportedly planning acquisition of point-of-sale business Revel

IBM is reportedly planning a re-entry into the point-of-sale (POS) space. According to Bloomberg the firm is in discussions to acquire iPad-based POS company Revel Systems.

AI will drive FinTech revenues up 960% by 2021

Increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to a surge in FinTech revenues over the next five years, according to a new report from Junipur.

Lendio see 86% growth in loans, passes $250m milestone

Online loans marketplace Lendio reported strong growth for Q2 2016, with the value of loans facilitated through the platform increasing by 86% year on year.

GoBear collects $80m in funding to support product enhancements

Financial product comparison platform GoBear has closed an $80m funding round to support product enhancement.

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Barclaycard inks partnership with FreedomPay

Payment company Barclaycard is looking to provide a seamless end-to-end payment experience to its customers through its new partnership with FreedomPay.

CampusLogic collects $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer

Student finance support platform CampusLogic has collected $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer Investment Group.

Open banking company Tink acquires Instantor

Tink has ramped up its Europen expansion by acquiring Instantor, the credit decision solutions provider that uses open banking technology.

Titanbay launches new platform to open up the private equity market

FinTech Titanbay hopes to democratise the private equity investment space by removing the barriers preventing smaller investors from accessing to the market.

iptiQ forms deal with UBS to help mortgage customers get better protection

White-labelling digital insurance platform iptiQ has teamed up with UBS to launch integrated bancassurance solutions for mortgage customers.