FinTech Disruptors

Nov
04

Modulr invest £20m to supercharge Scottish FinTech

EDINBURGH-based FinTech Modulr has today announced it will invest the majority of £20m in the Scottish FinTech industry, to drive disruptive innovation and further boost Scotland’s growing prominence as a tech hub. The move is the latest step in Modulr’s ambition to radically transform SME banking, and its belief in Scottish tech talent to help […]

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Nov
04

Nubank surpasses Revolut, Monzo and N26 combined with 18 million app downloads over the past year

If there was ever any doubt, you best believe that Nubank is growing exponentially fast and won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Making this all the more evident is the fact that the Brazilian fintech unicorn has seen over 18 million app downloads this past year. Based on a report from Apptopia, that’s more than […]

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Nov
04

How is India’s Fintech space leading in the Asia Pacific

India has been accredited as the world’s second-largest fintech hub, first being the US. This itself is a testimony to the fact that we contribute largely to the fintech boom in the Asia Pacific. As per the report by the Data Labs (Inc42), fintech startups in India raised $3.4 Bn across 174 deals in the […]

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Nov
04

Landbay says October was record month

Fast-growing Fintech Landbay says October was a great month for the real estate peer to peer lending platform. Without providing any details, Landbay tweeted out the news. Earlier this year, Landbay reported that a “leading financial institution” had committed to funding £1 billion in buy to let mortgages originated on the site. This may have […]

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Oct
30

Koyo FinTech raises $4.9M to assist underbanked UK borrowers

FinTech startup Koyo, which uses Open Banking to offer loans to underbanked UK borrowers, announced that it has raised $4.9 million in funding. The round, a mixture of debt and equity funding, was led by Forward Partners, with participation from Seedcamp, Christian Faes (founder and CEO of LendInvest) and Charles Delingpole (founder and CEO of […]

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Oct
30

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter hits $4.5bn milestone

Kickstarter has announced it has registered over $4.5 billion that has been pledged to different projects on its platform. The result is very positive for creators and individuals that are trying to gather funds and move forward with their projects. The information was recently released by the financial news site LearnBonds.com. Crowdfunding websites have been […]

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Oct
30

The ‘Underbanked’ Is The Next Trillion-Dollar Opportunity in Fintech

It’s expensive to participate in the mainstream financial system if you’re poor. Overdraft penalties and banking fees prevent billions of people from accessing the most basic financial tools like savings accounts and lines of credit. This has created the greatest market opportunity in fintech—low-cost, high-tech financial services for the underbanked, said Angela Strange, a general […]

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Oct
30

Stockholm-based fintech startup Dreams raises €9 million to help millenials fulfill their financial ‘dreams’

Stockholm-based fintech startup Dreams has raised €9 million in a late seed round. The investor pool includes AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM), the Norwegian insurance company Storebrand, Finnish Ålandsbanken and a group of private investors. Dreams helps its users fulfill their financial goals through a user-friendly mobile app using behavioural science. Launched in 2016, Dreams’ key commercial […]

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