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Ex-UK minister taps fintech to back African smallholder farmers

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Former UK government minister Mark Simmonds has teamed up with fintech veteran Hirander Misra on a v...



AccessPay sets sights on US market with £2 million debt financing

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMT

Manchester, UK-based payments router AccessPay has secured £2 million in debt financing from Clydesd...



TradAir deploys trading platform at Amazon AWS London Region

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMT

TradAir, the global provider of trading technology solutions for banks, brokers, prime of primes and...



BT Radianz services made available at Verne Global Iceland data centre

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:22:00 GMT

Verne Global, a global developer at the forefront of data center infrastructure design, today announ...



Roostify appoints Frank Gelbart chief revenue officer

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:20:00 GMT

Roostify, a provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, today announced it has named Fran...



HCL to buy mortgage BPO firm Urban Fulfillment Services

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:48:00 GMT

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, today announced an agreement to acquir...



USAmeriBank rolls out D+H payments hub tech

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:00 GMT

DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (“D+H”), a leading provider of technology solutions to financial institutio...



UK government takes regtech delegation to New York

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:00 GMT

Innovate Finance members will be joining a RegTech delegation to New York City this week, organised...



WorldRemit partners Wafacash for money transfers to Morocco

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:32:00 GMT

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with leading Moroccan financial company Wafa...



D+H makes US real-time payment processing offering available for testing

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:29:00 GMT

DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (“D+H”), a leading provider of technology solutions to financial institutio...



Delio opens Belgian office

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:24:00 GMT

UK FinTech Delio, the leading white-label platform for private assets, is expanding into the Benelux...



DTCC adds board members

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:20:00 GMT

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for...



AnaCredit - the Nuanced regulation

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:24:23 GMT

I am quite fascinated with the European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) AnaCredit Regulation that came into e...



Will.i.am lends voice to Atom Bank

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:08:00 GMT

American musician will.i.am has become a strategic board advisor at Atom, calling the new UK app-bas...



Mobile Technology, Its Importance, Present And Future Trends

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:03:52 GMT

Mobile technology is a form of technology that is mostly used in cellular communication and other re...



Flux aims to re-imagine paper receipts

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:19:00 GMT

Flux, a fintech startup founded by three of the first four employees of money transfer firm Revolut,...



How much of your IT development budget are you wasting?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:03:46 GMT

If you knew that you were wasting 15% of your IT development budget, how much effort would you put i...



National Bank of Canada acquires interest in Myanmar mobile money outfit Ongo

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:59:00 GMT

The National Bank of Canada has acquired a 22% stake in Ongo, a mobile money service with big plans...



Token raises $15.7 million as PSD2 approaches

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:28:00 GMT

API-based transaction network Token has secured $15.7 million in Series A funding from major investo...



National Bank of Cambodia inks DLT development deal

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMT

The National Bank of Cambodia is teaming up with distributed ledger technology specialist Soramitsu...



Bitcoin ETF Bites the Dust, Needs More Security

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:18:28 GMT

When the SEC, last month, announced the proposal from Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust was declined, they ma...



Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years in US prison

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:45:00 GMT

The son of a Russian lawmaker has been sentenced to 27 years in a US prison for hacking into retail...



EC plans blockchain 'observatory'

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:44:00 GMT

The European Commission is pumping EUR500,000 into a blockchain and distributed ledger technology 'o...



Why Does Cash Still Rule Ecommerce In India?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:20:18 GMT

Contrary to popular belief, ecommerce began in India in the mid-1990s, which was way before Flipkart...



Plastc goes into meltdown

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:57:00 GMT

Plastc, an all-in-one card and mobile app that promised to put an end to bulging wallets and revolut...



Webinar: Digital Acceleration in Retail Banking

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:20:00 GMT

Without a doubt, 2016 was the year ‘disruption’ became tangible. Events like Brexit, the U.S. electi...



Getting ready for open banking: What the move to marketplace and platform models means for you

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:57:00 GMT

The advent of ‘open banking’ is set to be the most seismic shift in financial services since the adv...



We're only at the foothills of fintech development

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:35:00 GMT

Eileen Burbidge, HM Treasury's Special Envoy for Fintech, defines the 'fourth industrial revolution'...



MiFID II market data will create transparency

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:17:00 GMT

David Lawlor, Global Head of Content Management, Thomson Reuters, speaks about the impact MiFID II m...



Smart cities are an opportunity for better lives

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:28:00 GMT

Carlos Menendez, President, Enterprise Partnerships, Mastercard, speaks about developments in smart...



Payment threat trends

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:12:00 GMT

The European Payments Council provides an insight into the latest developments on threats affecting...



Challenges in KYC and AML in 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:52:00 GMT

Dominic Mac, Global Head of Business Development, KYC & Client Onboarding Solutions, Thomson Reuters...



Transforming the US Payment Systems - Dealing with the Demand for Immediate Payments

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:00:00 GMT

The way money moves is undergoing radical change globally. In an increasingly digital world, custome...



Research unbundling and MiFID II

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:30:00 GMT

Mahesh Narayan, Head of Research, Thomson Reuters, speaks about how research unbundling in MiFID II...



Webinar: Making sense of machine learning in financial services

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Excitement about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in financial s...