FinTech Startups

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 […]

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Oct
22

Canadian FinTech firms set sights on the UK

12 Canadian FinTech firms visit Edinburgh and London as part of a trade mission lead by the Department for International Trade. At the London Stock Exchange on October 21, 12 Canadian FinTech companies begin an exciting 5-day trade mission across the UK as they look to set-up operations in the UK market. The trade mission […]

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Oct
22

Mako Fintech announces launch of US transfer agency business and formation of advisory board

Mako Fintech, a tech startup delivering next-generation software for securities transfer and administration, announced today that it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to operate as a securities transfer agent in the United States. The transfer agency space has long been overdue for modernization. Legacy systems, low availability, high service costs and […]

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Oct
21

Fintech startups: why Bulgaria is a hotbed for financial software development

With more than 60 financial technology companies, half of which have been established in the past three years, Bulgaria is becoming a leading center for new financial technology companies in the south-east of Europe. The growth of the sector has been rapid. Last year, Bulgarian fintech companies realized a turnover of 212 M € (234 […]

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Oct
21

UK pumps £10 million into the Kenyan Fintech scene as it aims to increase financial inclusion for low-income and underserved consumers through technology

The Lord Mayor of the City of London Peter Estlin, on Thursday announced £10 million (Sh1.154 billion) of UK Aid support towards the Catalyst Fund during a visit to Nairobi. His visit comes ahead of the first UK-Africa Investment Summit next year, which will bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to encourage investment in […]

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Oct
21

The Russian fintech scene in the spotlight

The Russian fintech market has been growing significantly for the past two years in terms of both the number of deals and the volume of investment. The market has several particularities: Russia is a leading global supplier of IT specialists and some areas such as P2P lending, crowd investment and cryptocurrencies have yet to be […]

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Oct
21

Where are US fintech’s next billion-dollar startups?

As fintech investments soar to new heights, investors are looking at the bottom and top levels of the services stack to find the next billion-dollar startups. That’s the word from seasoned investors like Andreessen Horowitz’s managing director, Angela Strange, who has invested in a number of successful financial services technology companies. For Strange and Chris […]

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Apr
09

Scotland attracts £37m investment in fintech over the past decade

Fintech in Scotland has attracted nearly £37m in investment over the last 10 years with an emerging ‘ecosystem’ which brings together start-ups, large firms, universities and the public sector, said the Scottish Government. Scotland is now a key location for many international firms, such as J.P. Morgan, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, NCR, Ingenico and Avaloq. J.P. […]

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