FinTech Startups

Feb
13

Ireland is top choice for expansion for half the Fintech companies in mainland Europe

According to a survey released by Munich-based consulting giant Roland Berger, about 50 percent of fintech companies in mainland Europe are eager to expand their geographic presence. Amongst the countries preferred by these companies, Ireland tops the list. The survey revealed that Ireland topped the poll as the most popular country targeted for expansion. The […]

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Feb
13

7 FinTech companies helping millennials dominate their finances this year

If you’re a millennial, you already know just how hard it is to get ahead. Student loan debt, much of which is shouldered by millennials, surged to $1.3 trillion dollars last year. That leaves the average college graduate ages 20 – 30 with a monthly payment of $351. And let’s not forget that, as of […]

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Feb
11

A Complete Beginners Guide To FinTech In 2017

You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for all entrepreneurs to know about and understand? FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied in the financial services sector, chiefly used […]

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Feb
10

Eight new startups join DCU Fintech Innovation Center for 2017 cohort

The DCU FinTech Innovation Center, a leading sponsor for fintech in Boston area, has announced eight new seed-stage fintech ventures for the center’s 2017 cohort. The selected startups will work, learn and collaborate in the innovation center. The selected startups include Doni, a social goal saving app for planning, saving and buying together; Energetic Insurance, […]

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Feb
10

Fintech MarketInvoice aims for £900 million lending in 2017, launches Pro product

Fintech company MarketInvoice is planning to more than double the size of its business in 2017 as it launches new products in a bid to become the destination for small business short-term finance. MarketInvoice announced on Thursday that it hopes to reach £2 billion in total lending by the end of 2017, which would represent […]

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Feb
10

Indian bitcoin startups form blockchain and digital currency association

Leading bitcoin companies in India have come together to set up a new alliance to create an industry body in order to engage with the regulators. The Economic Times reports that Zebpay, Unocoin, Coinsecure and Searchtrade have formed the Blockchain and Virtual Currency Association of India (BVAI) and are moving forward to formally register it. […]

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Feb
10

MobiKwik in talks to raise funds, eyes $1-Billion valuation

Indian mobile payments and digital wallet firm MobiKwik says it is in talks to raise more funds at a level that would give the start-up a $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,698 crores) valuation, as it pushes to forge new ties with banks and offer new financial services on its platform. The company, which has raised […]

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Feb
10

Lending Works becomes first major P2P platform to launch new ISA

Lending Works, the first peer-to-peer lending platform to have insurance protecting lenders against certain borrower default risks, today becomes the first major UK platform to launch an Individual Savings Account (ISA). The new peer-to-peer lending ISA – which is better known as the Innovative Finance ISA or IFISA – is a new category of ISA […]

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