Revolut signs deal with LegalTech startup Sparqa Legal

Hot on the heels of announcing its new $5.5bn valuation, Revolut is now aiming to take a bite out of the legal services market with a new deal.

Publishing assessment of value statements is bound to become a headache for asset management...

UK authorities are enforcing stricter reporting rules for the asset management industry. But navigating the regulations can be tricky.

Monzo to hire 500 new employees and take another crack at paid accounts

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is planning to grow its staff from 1,500 to 2,000 and to relaunch its failed premium services.

These tech startups selected by Tech Nation could help boost the financial industry

Of the ten tech startups who have won Tech Nation’s Rising Stars competition this year, three could have applications for the financial industry.

Wealth Dynamix level up its partnership with Microsoft to strengthen its innovative muscles

Microsoft has recognised Wealth Dynamix, the WealthTech company, as its latest Business Applications ISV Connect partner.

SoftBank-backed OPay struggles with service outages and its customers are not happy about it

Customers of OPay, the Nigerian-based PayTech company, were left unable to tap into their account through the company’s app over the weekend.

Aumni scores $10m in Series A funding round

Having filled its coffers, Aumni is aiming to change the private capital market ecosystem.

Digital broker Trussle secures £7.5m in funding round

Online mortgage broker Trussle has secured £7.5m in a funding round.

Envestnet partners with Dynasty Financial Partners to launch a new financial advisory service

WealthTech company Envestnet has joined forces with Dynasty Financial Partners for a new project to boost the financial knowledge of their clients.

Meet the 16 startups selected for Accenture’s new FinTech Innovation Lab London cohort

Accenture has picked 16 new promising startups from such varied disciplines as InsurTech, RegTech, open data and capital markets to take part of its UK-based accelerator programme.

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Metro Bank will waive overdraft interest because of the coronavirus

MetroBank has announced that it will not charging any overdraft fees for account holders between March 1 and June 30 to help customers cope with the coronavirus crisis.

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.

“The right thing to do to support the industry” – why some FinTechs are...

With the coronavirus pandemic putting strains on businesses, some FinTechs have been offering their services for free to help.

RegTech startup VoxSmart recieves £5.5m investment from Natwest

VoxSmart, a communication monitoring service provider, has received £5.5m in a funding round from UK bank NatWest.

Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.