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The Problem Biometric Authentication Solves for Financial Services

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:59:00 GMT

There's no denying that the frequency and impact of data breaches are on the rise. Every year the re...



Iosco bears down on ICOs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:45:00 GMT

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs, also known as token sales or coin sales), typically involve the creati...



AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault joins Facebook board

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:20:00 GMT

Facebook today announced that Kenneth I. Chenault, the CEO of American Express, has been appointed t...



Varo Money closes $45m Series B round

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:18:00 GMT

Varo Money, Inc., a mobile banking startup, announced today that it has closed a $45M Series B fundi...



Open Banking: Redefining the Private Banker

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:11:44 GMT

The acclaimed author and social commentator Malcolm Gladwell once commented, “We learn by example an...



ICE launches cryptocurrency data feed

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:40:00 GMT

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing hous...



Could distributed ledgers restore the reputation of the MBS market?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:17:00 GMT

Four top tier financial institutions are collaborating on the use of distributed ledger technology t...



Real-time success in Sweden

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:56:00 GMT

Carina Olsson, Director of Payments, Bankgirot, talks about the next generation of banking, what key...



AxiomSL names Patrick Ward head, Emea business and partnership strategy

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:50:00 GMT

AxiomSL, the leading regtech provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today a...



World Federation of Exchanges publishes cybersecurity guidelines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:48:00 GMT

The World Federation of Exchanges (“The WFE”), which represents more than 200 market infrastructure...



Wells Fargo joins Carolina Fintech Hub

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:43:00 GMT

Wells Fargo becomes the 12th corporation to anchor the Carolina Fintech Hub (CFH) joint venture, joi...



Monzo to disable prepaid cards in April

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:40:00 GMT

Our goal has always been to build the “best current account in the world”, dramatically improving pe...



Vantiv and Worldpay combine under Worldpay Inc banner

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:37:00 GMT

Vantiv, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for...



Goldman Sachs leads $38m Visible Alpha funding round

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:20:00 GMT

Investment research technology firm Visible Alpha has expanded its roster of big Wall Street name ba...



Europe passes new rules to give merchants more choice in card processing networks

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:26:00 GMT

The European Commission has issued new requirements that ensure independence of payment card schemes...



Euronext seizes majority conrol of InsiderLog

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:29:00 GMT

Spotting an opportunity for profit from new Market Abuse Regulations (MAR), Euronext has spent €5.8...



Westpac and NAB connect with Amazon Alexa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:43:00 GMT

Westpac and NAB have joined the voice commerce goldrush, enabling customers to connect their Interne...



Blockchain security startup Ledger scoops £56 million funding round

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:00 GMT

Draper Esprit has led a whopping £56 million Series B investment round in Paris-based cryptocurrency...



Contego gets the nod for Open Banking ID checking

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:00 GMT

The UK's Open Banking Implementation Entity has selected Contego to run ID checks and verify the bon...



AI Powered Chatbots: Reality vs Expectations

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:16:41 GMT

There is a lot of excitement surrounding chatbots, about how they can revolutionize the way banks an...



Nuvo unveils AI-powered mortgage broker chatbot

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:01:00 GMT

UK fintech startup Nuvo has launched an artificial intelligence-powered Facebook chatbot that helps...



How fintechs can keep a handle on costs

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:14:29 GMT

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) now spend an average of £1 million (£1,016,194) each on bu...



How customers are changing the banking industry

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:25:08 GMT

As both a banking customer, and a software professional, I can’t help but notice that the financial...



Former FNB execs to launch app-only Bank Zero

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:24:00 GMT

The former chief executive of FNB Michael Jordaan, and one-time FNB colleague Yatin Narsai are to la...



Metro Bank joins digital revolution with instant online account opening

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:43:00 GMT

Metro Bank, which has been blazing something of a retro trail with an emphasis on branch banking as...



BB&T creates $50 million fintech investment fund

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:13:00 GMT

US bank holding company BB&T is to set aside $50 million to invest in and acquire emerging digital t...



Blockchain key catalyst for innovation

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:33:00 GMT

Luca Corsini, Global Co-Head, Global Transaction Banking, UniCredit, talks about the innovations and...



Leveraging data and analytics for digital customer engagement

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:14:00 GMT

Following a recent breakfast event by Temenos and Finextra, Kam Chana - Digital Strategist at Temeno...



Finding hot spots within the fintech community

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT

Anna Blyablina and Lana Kapuza, both Community Managers at Stockholm Fintech Hub, talk about some of...



Forming an identity through consistent branding

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:24:00 GMT

Adam Strandberg, Head of Design, Stockholm Fintech Hub, talks about the evolution of branding among...



Webinar: Preparing Your Organisation for Success with PSD2 and Open Banking

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:11:00 GMT

Join Finextra, Envestnet | Yodlee and leading financial institutions for our webinar as we discuss h...



The future of digital retail payments in Europe: A role for central bank-issued crypto cash?

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:17:00 GMT

In this paper, Citi's Ruth Wandhöfer investigates the changing role of money in retail payments and...



Breakfast roundtable discussion on real-time payments, Paris

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:07:00 GMT

Join Finextra and ACI Worldwide on 29 November 2017 in Paris for our breakfast roundtable discussion...



Transformation and innovation

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:39:00 GMT

Santander and TheCityUK, with support from law firm Shearman & Sterling, present a guide to partners...



On demand webinar: Payments compliance in the post-data breach era.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:13:00 GMT

Join Finextra, Mitek and leading financial institutions for our on demand webinar, where we will ans...