FinTech

Oct
24

India FinTech Forum unveils 18 high-potential fintech startups for IFTA 2019

Around a month from now, on November 29, 2019, the India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2019 will be taking place at Mumbai. The 18 fintech startups that will line up for this coveted award have since been shortlisted. The event and the selection are being handled by a non-profit organisation, India FinTech Forum. These 18 fintech […]

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Oct
24

TransferWise expands in Middle East with Abu Dhabi license

TransferWise, the $3.5 billion financial technology start-up backed by investors including Peter Thiel and Richard Branson, is expanding its money transfer service in the Middle East. The company announced Tuesday it obtained a license as a Money Services Provider in Abu Dhabi. The license will allow users in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to transfer […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Currency . FinTech
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Oct
24

Two more robo-advisors to enter Malaysia in 2020

Malaysia is expected to house two more robo-advisors in the country’s emerging financial technology (fintech) market next year, after the Australian-based firm Raiz Invest Ltd and Thai’s Robowealth Mutual Fund Brokerage Securities obtained the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) approval for operation. SC executive chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Syed Jaffar Albar (picture) said the companies which […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Robo-Advice
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Oct
23

US FinTech West Creek nabs $150 mn from Pollen Street Capital

West Creek, a Virginia-based FinTech firm has raised $150 million from Pollen Street Capital, bringing the company’s total raised capital to $250 million. The company claims a revenue growth of over 4,400% since 2015 and expects to surpass $200 million by the end of 2019. West Creek plans to expand its point-of-sale (PoS) financing offering with […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Oct
23

Fintech Revolut to launch in the U.S. by year-end with Mastercard deal

Digital banking app Revolut is set to begin issuing its cards in the United States by the end of this year via a partnership with payments company Mastercard Inc MA.N, the two companies said on Tuesday. The announcement follows a similar deal last month where Mastercard rival Visa Inc V.N partnered with Revolut as part […]

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Oct
23

The recipe behind the UK’s Fintech success

Until now, the UK has been way ahead of the game in terms of fintech innovation. Indeed, the UK is apparently the fifth most innovative country in the world and was named as a leading European tech innovator in KPMG’s Global Technology Innovation report. The fact that we were first to introduce open banking has […]

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Oct
23

Luge Capital raises $85M to invest in Canadian fintech startups

There are 831 financial technology startups headquartered in or operating in Canada, according to data collected by Fintech Growth Syndicate, yet only a handful of venture capital funds specializing in the region and sector. Luge Capital, a fintech and AI-focused venture capital fund headquartered in Montreal and Toronto, is looking to close that gap. The […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Oct
23

Canada becomes the first country to launch Samsung POS

Today, Samsung Electronics Canada announced that Samsung POS (Point of Sale), a new, NFC-enabled contactless payment acceptance system designed for micro-merchants and small businesses, is now available exclusively in Canada. Samsung POS enables merchants to accept debit and credit payments – up to $100 CDN – by tapping contactless cards, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, and […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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