Monedo has filed for bankruptcy because of the coronavirus

Another German FinTech giant bites the dust with Monedo filing for bankruptcy after the pressures of Covid-19 became too much for the once celebrated company backed by investors like Peter Thiel and Naspers.

ICO reopens its regulatory sandbox

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has reopened its regulatory sandbox to help companies develop new products by using personal data in a safe way.

How can RegTech companies ensure their use of AI is done in an ethical...

Many RegTech ventures use artificial intelligence, but when they do it is essential that they do so in an ethical way.

UK FinTech industry stakeholders launch initiative to fight harassment in the sector

The FinTech industry has a problem with harassment, but now the Fintech For All Charter has moved to do something about it.

23 FinTech rounds raised in the last week

Last week proved a huge win for challenger banks and the Latin American FinTech sector. Check out these funding rounds to find out why.

Banks and FinTech startups support calls for new data regulator

Banks and FinTech businesses are supporting a proposal made by an Australian senate committee, urging the government to launch a new data watchdog.

Switzerland-based i2 Invest said to close $1.4m in funding round

Switzerland-based i2 Invest has reportedly closed a new funding round on $1.4m to help it launch two funds in Autumn.

What these 25 funding rounds tell you about where the FinTech industry is going

Cybersecurity has had a big funding week with ReliaQuest picking up the biggest round last week, but several challenger banks and InsurTech ventures also bagged considerable cash injections.

Esusu extends seed round with another $2.3m

Katapult Accelerator almuni Esusu has bagged $2.3m in a seed extension round, bringing the total raised in this round to $4m.

Blacksoil Capital bags $3.4m as it pivots its focus because of Covid19

Credit platform Blacksoil Capital has secured $3.4m from more than 60 investors who injected the cash through non-convertible debenture placements.

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POS lending solution Affirm closes $500m Series G

Affirm, a buy now and pay later solution, has closed its Series G round on $500m.
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Solving the challenge of creating a customer-centric business model – Kidbrooke demo

A recent survey from PWC found that 61% of bankers believe customer-centric business models are very important, and yet only 17% of them are “very prepared” for it. Kidbrooke has released a new demo highlighting the problem in the market.

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are keen to work with BigTech companies

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are looking to collaborate with BigTechs, as they look to keep up with changing customer demands, a new report claims.

Good services is more important to policyholders than pricing

New research claims the key to driving long-term relationships in home insurance is less about pricing and more about great services and reputation.

TCARE closes $3m in round led by SixThirty Ventures

TCARE, which claims to be the only evidence-based, CMS 1115 approved and accredited family caregiver support platform, has netted $3m in funding.

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