Financial Research & Analytics

Financial Research & Analytics

What do wealth managers really think of life in the front office?

A research report by Wealth Dynamix and Compeer has provided insights into how front office professionals view the client lifecycle management process.

FinTechs use market alliances to offer leading savings products, research finds

Research by Investec has found FinTechs use partnerships with larger financial services companies to offer market-leading savings products to their clients.

Jay-Z-backed Ethos bolsters unicorn status with SoftBank investment

US life insurance firm Ethos has secured a $2.7bn valuation after a $100m investment from SoftBank Group.

Insurtech firm Kin enters merger to go public on NYSE

US InsurTech Kin plans to merge with Omnichannel Acquisition – a special purpose acquisition company – to go public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Currencycloud highlights the rise and evolution of invoice finance

Cross-border payment technology developer CurrencyCloud has recently posted a blogpost detailing the ‘rise and evolution’ of invoice finance.

Soldo rakes in $180m from Temasek-led Series C

UK PayTech firm Soldo has closed a $180m Series C funding round led by investor Temasek.

Survey finds SFTR is leading to regulatory reporting consolidation

A survey conducted by IHS Markit and Pirum has found over 70% of regulatory respondents plan to consolidate their diverse reporting processes under a single platform.

MPOWER Financing secures $100m equity funding

US FinTech MPOWER Financing has raised $100m from a highly subscribed equity funding raise.

Over half of crypto experts believe bitcoin will replace fiat money by 2050

A recent survey has found that over half of the experts who took part believe bitcoin will become more dominant than money issued by central banks in less than 30 years.

Cognitive View considers funding for its global expansion

Founded in 2018, the Australian firm Cognitive View analyses customer communication data to identify conduct-related risk. The company – led by CEO Dilip Mohapatra – have had a busy last year, despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic. So what is next for the company?

News Stories

Kenya’s Wapi Pay banks a $2.2m pre-seed round to ease remittances between Africa and...

Wapi Pay, based in Singapore and headquartered in Kenya has raised $2.2m in pre-seed funding to scale up global payments and remittances between Africa and Asia.

BharatPe earns the horn, triples valuation to $2.85bn after Tiger Global-led oversubscribed round

Merchant payments and financial services provider BharatPe raised $370m in a primary and secondary mix, as a part of a Series E funding round led by new investor New York-based Tiger Global Management.

FinTech VC Element snares $130m for B2B fund

UK firm Element Ventures has secured $130m in financial backing for its business-to-business (B2B) FinTech-focused venture capital business.

Advanced Fraud Solutions releases new account validation tool

Deposit fraud detection software developer Advanced Fraud Solutions has released a new account validation tool for financial institutions.

Celo teams up with FinClusive to implement KYC/AML tools to its digital wallet

Open source blockchain ecosystem Celo has teamed up with FinClusive, which provides accounts and payment solutions with embedded AML tools.

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