Tribe Payments and Currencycloud partner to bring new Banking-as-a-Service solution to fintechs and digital banks
Sep22

Tribe Payments and Currencycloud partner to bring new Banking-as-a-Service solution to fintechs and digital banks

Currencycloud, the leader in providing B2B embedded cross-border solutions, and Tribe Payments, a tech company dedicated to deliver the future of payments technology across the ecosystem, have partnered to deliver complete transparency to foreign exchange costs charged on international card transactions, whilst also giving customers access to multi-currency wallets. For too long there has been opaqueness around foreign exchange,...

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Simplybiz and Wealthify partner to provide low fee digital investment option for advisers
Sep22

Simplybiz and Wealthify partner to provide low fee digital investment option for advisers

The SimplyBiz Group and Wealthify today announce a new partnership, with SimplyBiz members now able to access Wealthify’s online investment service to help meet client demand for digital solutions. Through the partnership, members of The SimplyBiz Group can benefit from Wealthify’s multi-award-winning direct to customer investment platform at no additional cost. By using Wealthify, advisers’ clients can start investing from just £100,...

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River Valley Community Bank Selects NCR to Transform Digital Banking Experience for Consumers and Businesses
Sep22

River Valley Community Bank Selects NCR to Transform Digital Banking Experience for Consumers and Businesses

NCR Corporation, a global enterprise technology provider for the financial industry, today announced that Yuba City, Calif.-based River Valley Community Bank (RVCB) selected NCR to provide a more seamless digital banking experience for its consumer and business customers. With the NCR DI platform, RVCB expects to broaden capabilities and self-service options for customers. In addition to retail and business banking, RVCB will be...

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Reech Corporations Group Launches Odysseus Investments
Sep21

Reech Corporations Group Launches Odysseus Investments

Reech Corporations Group, an investment company driving long-term value in real estate, technology and finance, has launched a new growth investor – Odysseus Investments. The  business will be headed up by Adam Battersby, formerly Head of Global Principal Investments at BofA Merril Lynch. Odysseus Investments will focus primarily on opportunities in finance, insurance and real estate sectors. It will aim to create long-term value by...

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Ziglu hits £1 million crowdfunding target in under 3 hours
Sep21

Ziglu hits £1 million crowdfunding target in under 3 hours

Ziglu, the challenger and fully FCA authorised Electronic Money Institution, have opened their crowdfunding round to the public today. Ziglu is looking to raise £1 million and will use this money to expand the technology and product development teams, accelerate growth and continue to build a global challenger. There has been significant interest from investors, during the pre-registration phase and private launch, Ziglu has already...

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Exabel closes $3.6m funding round to accelerate growth in asset management
Sep21

Exabel closes $3.6m funding round to accelerate growth in asset management

Exabel, the simple-to-use AI, analytics and data platform for active asset managers, today announced it has closed its third seed round, bringing the total amount raised by the company to more than $12 million. Led by 17 existing and 11 new investors, alongside a loan and grant from Innovation Norway, the latest funding will help the company build out its commercial functions in Europe and North America, and continue to establish...

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Brits Not Putting Money Where Their Mouth Is on the Environment
Sep21

Brits Not Putting Money Where Their Mouth Is on the Environment

Independent research commissioned by Clim8 Invest (Clim8), the only digital investment platform to help consumers invest in companies 100% focused on tackling the climate crisis, has revealed that despite climate change ranking as the No.1 concern (61%), the vast majority (67%) of those surveyed invest their money in savings accounts or pension funds (32%) that could see them funding oil and gas companies and other industries having...

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Avaloq strengthens its implementation capabilities with a new partnership and a status upgrade
Sep21

Avaloq strengthens its implementation capabilities with a new partnership and a status upgrade

Avaloq, a leader in digital banking solutions announces Confinale’s upgrade to “Premium Implementation Partner” status and introduces Infinogy as a new “Special Service Partner”. Avaloq’s implementation partners have historically played a crucial role in the company’s growth story and they are key members of the global Avaloq Community. Depending on the respective banking and wealth management clients’ location, size and requirements,...

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American Express SafeKey 2.2 is live
Sep21

American Express SafeKey 2.2 is live

American Express has announced the launch of SafeKey 2.2. The newest iteration of its security solution is based on the latest global industry standard, EMV® 3-D Secure, to detect and help reduce online fraud. SafeKey 2.2 provides an extra layer of security for merchants, issuers and consumers when a purchase is made through web browsers or in-app. It additionally supports merchants with their compliance with PSD2 regulations, whereby...

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FSS and Everlink to Drive Card Payments Growth in Canada
Sep21

FSS and Everlink to Drive Card Payments Growth in Canada

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, announced today that Canada’s Everlink Payment Services Inc., a leading provider of payments solutions and services for Canadian credit unions, banks, and small and medium enterprises, has selected FSS’s Unified Card Management System to modernize card operations to support its future growth plans. The FSS solution was chosen as the replacement for Everlink’s...

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Neo Launches Multi-Currency Account for SMEs
Sep21

Neo Launches Multi-Currency Account for SMEs

Neo, the treasury management, payments and FX fintech, is launching a new international multi-currency account service for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Currently, treasurers, CFOs and finance professionals are hampered by the need to navigate multiple accounts with different bank providers – many of which operate in silos – meaning that they are unable to monitor their cash flow, payments and currency exposure...

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Tink acquires UK aggregation platform OpenWrks
Sep21

Tink acquires UK aggregation platform OpenWrks

Through the acquisition, Tink will enhance its open banking platform by increasing its bank connectivity in the UK. In addition to strengthened coverage of personal account data, Tink will expand its UK connectivity into business account data. The launch of UK business account data will be made available to all Tink customers later this year. The acquisition brings significant fintech and SME customers — including Xero, Liberis...

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Assetz Capital restarts retail lending
Sep21

Assetz Capital restarts retail lending

Marketplace lender Assetz Capital has restarted retail lending with a £1 million residential bridging loan that was funded in under two hours. The £1.06 million residential bridging loan is secured against eight luxury apartments in Hillsborough, Northern Ireland. It is the first of a number that will be made available for users of the Manual Lending Account in the coming weeks. This first loan offered investors a gross interest rate...

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UK Open Banking leader TrueLayer raises $25m
Sep21

UK Open Banking leader TrueLayer raises $25m

The round included participation from existing investors, including Anthemis, Connect Ventures, Northzone and Temasek, and brings the total raised by TrueLayer to date to $72 million. TrueLayer, founded in 2016, became one of the first UK companies to be authorised and registered as a payment institution by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide account information and payment initiation services under Open Banking and PSD2....

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FF Virtual Arena: Cocoa Invest
Sep21

FF Virtual Arena: Cocoa Invest

In today’s Virtual Arena join two Scots Omar Shaikh and Ali Paterson as they discuss ESG, faith and ethical investing. Omar Shaikh, CEO of Cocoa Invest incorporates all the above into their slick platform, so we had to get him on the show....

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FF Virtual Arena: Soldo & Small Business
Sep18

FF Virtual Arena: Soldo & Small Business

In today’s Virtual Arena, Soldo’s Darren Upson chats with Doug Mackenzie about all the issues facing small businesses and how fintech can be used for good to overcome them! We find out about how improving financial visibility can ultimately improve businesses and their owners financial wellbeing. Join us live on LinkedIn at...

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The Fintech Fix: Swiftly Moving On
Sep18

The Fintech Fix: Swiftly Moving On

In this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie gets a Lion King style overview of the Fintech ecosystem from Appian and The Financial Times. And Swift seem to be heading in a brand new direction – payments just got real....

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FF Virtual Arena: XFW
Sep16

FF Virtual Arena: XFW

In today’s Virtual Arena join friends Don Ginsell from Fintech Holland and FF’s Ali Paterson as they catch up virtually. They will be discussing the state of fintech in the UK, Holland and the wider world as the Amsterdam Fintech Week kicks off in...

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Sep15

Do you have an award-worthy business intiative? Fintech Finance is proud to partner with the International Business Excellence Awards 2020. Hosted by Awards International, the International Business Excellence Awards 2020 recognize the best initiatives in a range of categories around business excellence and long-term sustainable profitability. Taking place LIVE Online on 30th November, the awards are accepting nominations until...

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ENBANTEC Retail Banking Conference EMEA
Sep15

ENBANTEC Retail Banking Conference EMEA

Sponsorship and delegate registrations are open for ENBANTEC Retail Banking Conference EMEA (www.enbantec.com) that will be held on 18-19 November 2020 as a live virtual conference in the digital format. ENBANTEC is a global and niche conference with its focus on Retail Banking, Banking Technologies, Digital Banking, Banking Innovation, Next Generation Banking, Core Banking, Payment Systems, Digital Transformation, Secure Banking and...

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FF Virtual Arena: Zumo Profile
Sep14

FF Virtual Arena: Zumo Profile

In today’s Virtual Arena, we ask Zumo’s Nick Jones and FF’s Douglas Mackenzie to solve financial literacy, inclusion and crypto in JUST half an hour. Can they do it? Find out here!...

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The Fintech Fix: On her majesty’s revenue
Sep11

The Fintech Fix: On her majesty’s revenue

On this week’s Fintech Fix its a brand new set up! Doug Mackenzie hears about all the new buy now, pay later schemes and HMRC’s new open banking project. Also if you can believe it – Starling Bank looks to be appealing to an even younger generation than ever before!...

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FF Virtual Arena: Papara Profile
Sep11

FF Virtual Arena: Papara Profile

In today’s episode of our Virtual Arena, we are joined by Cenap of Papara, where we delve into the cryptocurrency and neo banking landscape which continues to develop and evolve within Turkey! Tune in today here and on our LinkedIn page to find out...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.01: Nordic Innovation
Sep10

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.01: Nordic Innovation

In today’s episode we have brought together great minds from the ever innovative Nordics. We were tasked to find out how collaboration can still help provide the best service for banking customers. We bring in two excellent challenger banks from Sweden and Iceland with Rocker and Indo respectively and Enfuce a Finnish organisation that enables open banking. Joining us is Denise Johanssen from Enfuce, Haukur Skúlason from Indo...

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FF Virtual Arena: Moneyhub & Open Finance
Sep09

FF Virtual Arena: Moneyhub & Open Finance

In today’s Virtual Arena we host Moneyhub’s Samantha Seaton who discusses financial well being with Ali Paterson. With some institutions still grappling with open banking – Moneyhub are going one step further with Open Finance. Improving financial well being for people and...

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FF Virtual Arena: Lumio – Putting the Pep in Your Pennies
Sep07

FF Virtual Arena: Lumio – Putting the Pep in Your Pennies

In today’s Virtual Arena join Lumio’s Charlie Richardson, Co – Founder of Lumio and Fintech Finance’s Doug Mackenzie as they discuss how increased financial clarity can lead to greater financial planning. With new accounts and products all in one place we are starting to see open banking become open finance....

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FF Virtual Arena: WeLab & The Virtual Bank Ecosystem
Sep04

FF Virtual Arena: WeLab & The Virtual Bank Ecosystem

In today’s Virtual Arena, we are joined by WeLab, the best new bank on the block! Jessica Lam and Doug Mackenzie discuss the incredible WeLab story, the Hong Kong fintech scene and of course, the new Virtual Bank ecosystem which looks to be shaking up the banking industry worldwide....

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BANK TO THE FUTURE: Why tomorrow’s idea of financial institutions is already here
Sep02

BANK TO THE FUTURE: Why tomorrow’s idea of financial institutions is already here

Part 2 of the ‘Ready for the re-build? Re-thinking the value of digital infrastructure’ series from Banking Circle, this white paper looks at attitudes to digital in the UK and Europe’s financial services sector, and how far these have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The results showed a pleasantly surprising industry-wide optimism. A substantially different picture from a decade ago. The paper also examines attitudes to...

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FF Virtual Arena: On the Pulse with 11:FS
Sep02

FF Virtual Arena: On the Pulse with 11:FS

In today’s #VirtualArena Ali Paterson is joined by 11:FS’s Clouston Mahon and Lindsey Kistler as they bite into how banks around the world can now stay ahead of the pack in a constantly evolving ecosystem where only the strongest survive. Join us today at 14:30 BST...

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Fintech Nations Global Summit
Sep01

Fintech Nations Global Summit

New Finance for a new world – Join now!  – 22-25 September Open Banking, Payments technologies and Open API are revolutionizing the world of finance. Join Global financial leaders, venture capital firms, tech giants & promising start-ups on a 48H online summit exploring the future trends of Fintech, where industry leaders outline new insights and is a great networking opportunity with some key players in fintech. Fintech...

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FF Virtual Arena: The world’s first Tinder for Horses 🐎 ❤️
Sep01

FF Virtual Arena: The world’s first Tinder for Horses 🐎 ❤️

Why the long face? Come and join Hannah Duncan today as she talks to Andrew Amy, co-founder of Whickr. They’ll be discussing all the highs, the lows and the total mares of starting up the world’s first horse trading app!...

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FF Virtual Arena: Freetrade Fandom
Aug28

FF Virtual Arena: Freetrade Fandom

In today’s Virtual Arena, Adam Dodds at Freetrade teaches Ali Paterson how to invest on their super simple platform. You can now invest in the largest companies in the world from the touch of a button, so what are you waiting for. Download the app now....

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A C-Suite Take on Results Driven Technology
Aug27

A C-Suite Take on Results Driven Technology

Join CNA, Nationwide and Quadient for a C-Suite Take on Results Driven Technology: where, why and how you must invest to stay ahead It has been made abundantly clear that only the most innovative, fast-moving and customer centric carriers will survive. As the spotlight shines on our industry more than ever, now is the time to move digitalization and tech investment to the top of your agenda. With more options – and competition – than...

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Has Open Banking lived up to its potential?
Aug27

Has Open Banking lived up to its potential?

By Andries Smit, CEO and Founder of Upside A couple of years back, Open Banking forced the biggest UK banks to open up their precious data. We thought this could mean big changes in the way we use our money. When open banking first emerged, it was with a view to encouraging people to manage their finances better. At the time of launch in early 2018, Head of Open Banking Limited, Imran Gulamhuseinwala gave the key reason for banks...

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FF Virtual Arena: Social Capital & Influencers
Aug24

FF Virtual Arena: Social Capital & Influencers

In today’s Virtual Arena, join Jay Palter and Ali Paterson as they look to grow their social capital. With fintech events feeling more like Tron than a meeting this has become more important than...

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Georg Ludviksson, Meniga – How has the financial industry changed since open banking?
Aug24

Georg Ludviksson, Meniga – How has the financial industry changed since open banking?

Doug Mackenzie speaks to Georg Ludviksson of Meniga on how the financial industry has changed since open banking.

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The Fintech Fix:  Lettuce have more Cabbage
Aug21

The Fintech Fix: Lettuce have more Cabbage

In this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix, Douglas Mackenzie has some catching up to do when it comes to Central banks and decentralisation and the Wirecard rescue mission. Also find out all about the fate of Cabbage as the American Express train pulls...

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ESG Investment Europe Virtual Summit – by Reuters Events Markets
Aug21

ESG Investment Europe Virtual Summit – by Reuters Events Markets

Join 9,000 Institutional Investors: Pioneering ESG Strategies to Deliver Investment Returns LIVE: 2nd-3rd November 2020 Reuters Events hosts the leading institutional investor forum for delivering strategic ESG insights to drive forward-thinking investment policy. Join a two-day agenda that provides market leading strategies alongside practical ESG guidance, delivered by leading asset managers, asset owners, senior regulators, policy...

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Has COVID permanently altered US retail?
Aug21

Has COVID permanently altered US retail?

Long before COVID-19 was even a blip on the radar, countless obituaries had been written for traditional shopping, mega malls, brick and mortar retailers, and mom and pop shops. According to a new survey of US shoppers, the ongoing global pandemic is on track to all but eliminate retail and commerce as we once knew it. Nearly three quarters surveyed (73.5%) reported that they are shopping online more now than they did prior to the...

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InvestHK & Global Fast Track Programme
Aug20

InvestHK & Global Fast Track Programme

In today’s episode of the Virtual Arena, Hong Kong’s foreign investment department – InvestHK, showcases all that the SAR has to offer when it comes to innovating and staying at the head of the curve. Join Doug Mackenzie and King Leung as they discuss the new fintech programme – The Global Fast Track...

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The CFO SUMMIT XXXVIII Will Be taking place in San Diego, US
Aug19

The CFO SUMMIT XXXVIII Will Be taking place in San Diego, US

This marcus evans premium summit will look at how CFOs must take a proactive approach to pursuing growth while mitigating risk. The CFO Summit XXXVIII will be held November 12 – 14 2020 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa, San Diego, CA, United States From the new Republican administration and regulation uncertainty to cost controls and acquisitions, CFOs have a lot on their plate for 2020. A strategic CFO...

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The CFO SUMMIT XXXVIII Will Be taking place in San Diego, US

This marcus evans premium summit will look at how CFOs must take a proactive approach to pursuing growth while mitigating risk. The CFO Summit XXXVIII will be held November 12 – 14 2020 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa, San Diego, CA, United States From the new Republican administration and regulation uncertainty to cost controls and acquisitions, CFOs have a lot on their plate for 2020. A strategic CFO...

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FF Virtual Arena: Financial Planning with Claro
Aug19

FF Virtual Arena: Financial Planning with Claro

In today’s Virtual Arena we hear from Claro Money about how to plan ahead in a time of abject uncertainty. Alexander Ford shows Ali Paterson how easy it is to plan big, while still looking at ESG investments to have the ultimate clear conscience. ...

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Reuters Events Free Webinar – Unlocking ‘S’: Social Factors Driving Financial Returns
Aug18

Reuters Events Free Webinar – Unlocking ‘S’: Social Factors Driving Financial Returns

Fjarde AP-Fonden (Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund), The Builders Fund, New Markets Venture Partners and Hansa Impact Partners dissect the materiality, measurement, and importance of ‘Social’ Factors within ESG strategy LIVE: Wednesday 26 th August (15:00BST/10:00 EDT) Reuters Events hosts pioneers in the strategic integration of social factor into investment decision-making to give you exclusive insights: • How PE investors are...

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FF Virtual Arena: Blue Tree Savings & Helping Parents Invest
Aug18

FF Virtual Arena: Blue Tree Savings & Helping Parents Invest

In today’s #VirtualArena, Will Rainey the founder of Blue Tree Savings discusses why it’s becoming critical to teach parents how to invest for themselves and their kin. With cash becoming less widely used how will children learn how to save money? Join Doug Mackenzie today as he finds out about the changes in financial culture, literacy and what the future can hold for our digital savvy children....

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Hong Kong FinTech Week
Aug17

Hong Kong FinTech Week

The Hong Kong FinTech Week is an annual event led by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) and also driven by the public and private sectors. It brings together international FinTech companies, startups, and stakeholders who are looking to expand and scale their business in Hong Kong, China, and Asia, along with regulators, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, and the FinTech community from Hong Kong and around the world. The Week...

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The Future of Insurance Canada
Aug17

The Future of Insurance Canada

The Future of Insurance Canada (Nov 3-4, Online) is where CEOs and C-level executives come together to redefine the future of insurance as we know it. You will access the defining strategies of the industry’s leading carriers so that you may increase overall efficiencies and improve customer experience. This is the only meeting in the world combining tech, innovation and strategy with a customer-driven agenda. The time’s up for siloed...

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Sustainable Payments Innovation: New Values For New Challenges
Aug17

Sustainable Payments Innovation: New Values For New Challenges

Register here Fintech innovation has moved at a lightning pace, forever changing the traditional banking experience. It now serves millions of customers and deals with hundreds of millions of transactions. That scale coupled with recent scandals and the pandemic have revealed gaps in governance and compliance that have been overlooked but threaten the reputation of the entire sector. The industry can’t ignore these problems any...

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CyFrica: Cyber Africa Summit 2020
Aug14

CyFrica: Cyber Africa Summit 2020

Re-imagining cybersecurity for a safer Africa 18 – 19 AUGUST 2020 | SOUTH AFRICA: 09:00 AM – 01:00 PM | KENYA: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM |NIGERIA: 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register Today https://www.cyberafricasummit.com/contact Africa has the third highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide – losing around R2.2bn a year to cyber-attacks, states the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC). As...

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The Fintech Fix: Results Time!
Aug14

The Fintech Fix: Results Time!

In today’s episode we mark the fintech banks performance over the past year – see what the traditional banks have been innovating on when it comes to atm’s atm and whats been going on in Hong...

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