Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

FreeAgent unveils new Radar feature to boost small businesses’ accounting capabilities

UK FinTech FreeAgent has added another feature to its suite of cloud accounting software solutions for freelancers and small businesses.

Robert Bell of 86 400 believes that open banking won’t show any effects for...

If everything goes according to plan, then Australia will introduce open banking in July. The founder of neobank 86 400 cannot wait, but believes the benefits will take some time to manifest.

The biggest mistakes financial firms make when collecting data

Getting big data right can help businesses make money and follow the law. So why do financial firms get it wrong?

Ratings company KingsCrowd raises $1m in funding round

Ratings and analytics company KingsCrowd has raised $1m in a funding round on the Netcapital funding portal.

Refinitiv acquires Scivantage for an undisclosed amount

Refinitiv, a financial market data platform, has acquired FinTech software-as-a-service developer Scivantage for an undisclosed amount.

Monzo founder says the “positive effect of open banking on innovation has been nil”

When open banking was first introduced, it was suggested that it would enable both big banks and smaller firms to innovate. However, the founder...

Eight FinTech and RegTech companies you missed at Sthml Fintech Week

From: RegTech Analyst The Nordics’ FinTech scene is buzzing with potential, which was evident by the trailblazing companies recently attending Sthlm Fintech Week. The Stockholm event was full...

Glantus acquires vendor credit recovery FinTech JPD Financial

Ireland-based Glantus, a global provider of financial automation and data intelligence solutions, has acquired JPD Financial, which fashions itself as the industry leader in vendor credit recovery services, a term it has trademarked.

What’s going on in the Nordic challenger bank scene?

Neobanks in the Nordics may have had a slow start, but things may soon be about to change.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.