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From iconic liveries to memorable, yet farcical characters, Formula One has a rich, colourful, and yet troubled past with sponsors. With global brands such as Marlboro, Vodafone, and Petronas weaving their way into the annuls of the sport’s history, it is no surprise that many FinTechs have tried to do so too. Renowned names, in the form of Visa and Cash App, being the latest, as they penned a controversial deal to rebrand Alpha Tauri under a new guise and moniker: Visa Cash App RB Formula One Team. Ahead of the 2024 season, FinTech Global investigates whether there is any correlation between performance on track – and success in the business world. 

FI’s in F1: Does on track success lead to victory in the business world?

From iconic liveries to memorable, yet farcical characters, Formula One has a rich, colourful, and yet troubled past with sponsors. With global brands such as Marlboro, Vodafone, and Petronas weaving their way into the annuls of the sport’s history, it is no surprise that many FinTechs have tried to do so too. Renowned names, in the form of Visa and Cash App, being the latest, as they penned a controversial deal to rebrand Alpha Tauri under a new guise and moniker: Visa Cash App RB Formula One Team. Ahead of the 2024 season, FinTech Global investigates whether there is any correlation between performance on track – and success in the business world. 
A glimpse into tomorrow: ESG trends that will shape 2024

A glimpse into tomorrow: ESG trends that will shape 2024

As we enter the first month of 2024, FinTech Global spoke to Hari Menon, Partner, SVP and ESG Product Head at AI-powered wealth management solution IntellectAI, about the major ESG trends of 2023 and his predictions for 2024.
In an era defined by rapid technological strides, the insurance industry stands on the cusp of an extraordinary evolution, heralding a new dawn through the prospect of a digital transformation. Amidst this profound change, the sector has emerged as a haven of innovation, embracing a digital metamorphosis that promises a new beginning in the space.  

The opportunities presented by the digital transformation of insurance

In an era defined by rapid technological strides, the insurance industry stands on the cusp of an extraordinary evolution, heralding a new dawn through the prospect of a digital transformation. Amidst this profound change, the sector has emerged as a haven of innovation, embracing a digital metamorphosis that promises a new beginning in the space.  
How Theta Lake empowers firms to maximum value from modern communication tools

How Theta Lake empowers firms to maximise value from modern communication tools

A recent study from Theta Lake, a pioneer in digital communications governance, found that 69% of IT and compliance professionals expect the use of unified communication and collaboration (UCC) tools to increase in 2024. With firms using an average of 4.6 communication and collaboration tools, it is evident that UCC tools have become an embedded and essential part of modern business, but firms must ensure they are compliantly getting the full value of these tools.
RegTech

The challenges ahead: what do RegTechs need to watch out for in 2024?

FinTech Global spoke to the change-makers in the RegTech industry to understand the possible challenges and opportunities this year.
Is there a need for more regulation within ESG?

Is there a need for more regulation within ESG?

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has become an important topic across business. It has become an increased priority, not only to meet customer demands, but also an increasingly complex regulatory environment. Regulators around the world are expanding the legal frameworks around ESG. The EU’s European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) is probably the ESG regulation at the top of the priority list for many, but there are several others on the horizon.
RegTech

A look ahead to RegTech in 2024: An expert’s view

FinTech Global recently spoke to okey players in the RegTech industry to see what they saw as some of the most hot-button trends.
WealthTech experts highlight the key trends in the sector for 2024

WealthTech experts highlight the key trends in the sector for 2024

As another year starts, it is the time to look ahead and attempt to predict what is to come and the biggest trends for the WealthTech sector in 2024.
Was 2023 successful for WealthTech?

Was 2023 successful for WealthTech?

2023 proved to be another difficult year, with many businesses being forced to enter survival mode and clamps were placed on budgets and resources.
How did ESG fare in 2023 and what is in store for 2024?

How did ESG fare in 2023 and what is in store for 2024?

FinTech Global discussed with Alexander Stevens, CEO of Greenomy, a developer of ESG and sustainability reporting software, the major ESG trends of 2023 and his predictions for 2024.

News Stories

ECB

ECB sets new standards for bank board expertise on digital security risks

In a move aimed at bolstering the banking sector's resilience to ICT and security challenges, the ECB has introduced a new policy.
security

Over 69% of firms boost security spending amid rising online threats

Infosecurity Europe 2024 has unveiled critical findings from its recent research into cybersecurity budget trends across organisations.
Google

How Google’s AI initiative is setting a new standard for digital defense

Google has unveiled its latest venture, the AI Cyber Defense Initiative, poised to harness the power of AI in the realm of cybersecurity.
9 facts you should know about EU taxonomy within real estate ann construction sector

9 facts you should know about EU taxonomy within real estate and construction sector

After two years of EU Taxonomy reporting, Greenomy's Sustainability and ESG data experts have embarked on an in-depth review, focusing specifically on the construction and real estate sectors. This first sectoral analysis aims to illuminate the practical application of the EU Taxonomy, guiding companies towards the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.
AI

The future of financial compliance: Preparing for AI regulatory changes

In a recent post by ACA Group, the firm outlined the eight steps CCO's should take now to prepare for AI regulation.

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