FinTech Startups

Nov
11

Bahrain’s fast track plan to become a FinTech hub

FinTech is one of the key focal points of governments in the GCC, as it is at the core of facilitating the economy. Easing payment methods and making them faster not only helps businesses receive payments and clear dues quickly, but also facilitates business projects faster. Not to forget that the international nature of economy […]

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Nov
06

European Fintech investment surpassed Asia

Fintech is Europe’s largest venture capital (VC) investment category, receiving 20% of all VC investment in the region between 2017 and 2019 year-to-date (YTD), surpassing enterprise software (17%), health (13%) and transportation (8%), according to the State of European Fintech 2019 report by Dealroom, in partnership with Finch Capital. In Europe, fintech investment is gaining […]

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Nov
06

Fintech leads the way as Irish VC deals hit $185m in Q3

A global survey of venture capital financing has found that the Irish fintech (financial technology) sector led the way, as Irish companies secured more than $185 million (€166 million) in VC funding in the third quarter of the year. KPMG’s Venture Pulse survey tracked more than 4,100 VC funding deals globally between July and September, […]

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Nov
06

Fintech focus for Wales at TheCityUK National Conference in Cardiff in November

TheCityUK brings a major event to the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on November 21 as Wales focuses on FinTech with a growing reputation as a global leader in the financial technology sector. TheCityUK National Conference 2019, in partnership with PwC, is an opportunity for delegates to join senior policymakers, practitioners and academics to discuss critical issues […]

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Nov
05

How this young entrepreneur turned her hobby into a fintech startup powered by blockchain

Making money is hard but managing it is not as tough, says 23-year-old Smriti Tomar, who started InvestoAsia, a fintech startup based on blockchain technology this year. Gurugram- and Hong Kong-based InvestoAsia aims to help retail investors to easily invest in international markets, especially in China and South Korea, which Smriti feels is currently a […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech
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Nov
05

Amica Financial Technologies raises $24 million in funding

Amica Financial Technologies, an upcoming digital retail bank founded by Citrus Pay cofounder Jitendra Gupta, has received $24 million in its maiden funding round. The funding is backed by a long list of institutional investors including Greyhound Capital, 3One4 Capital, Germany’s Rocket Internet, venture capital funds Matrix Partners and Sequoia Capital. Gupta, a former PayU […]

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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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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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