The 24 FinTechs to make Plug and Play’s Fall Accelerator

Of the 123 startups to make Plug and Play Fall accelerator, 24 are FinTech companies, offering solutions from anti-fraud to automated bookkeeping to personalised loans, and much more. So who has made that list?

Bitwala releases mobile-based bitcoin banking app

Bitwala has released bitcoin banking for mobile phones, giving consumers the power to open a German bank account with an integrated bitcoin wallet and trading via their smartphone.

Meteo Protect releases parametric insurance program

Meteo Protect has launched its open insurance platform to help insurers and startups around the world release their own parametric insurance programs.

FBI and ASIC partner up in new cryptocurrency probe

Australian and American authorities are undertaking a joint international criminal investigation into cryptocurrencies.

Chargebee close $14m Series D funding round

Subscription management platform Chargebee has now raised up to $38.2m in total, thanks to its new $14m Series D funding round.

Salaryo raise $5.5m from Ruby Ventures and Michael Ullmann’s investment group

Founded back in 2017, Salaryo has raised $6.3m in total with its new $5.5m funding round.

Libra backers mostly unfazed by regulatory scrutiny as the company taps Coinbase-linked lobbyist

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project has faced a lot of political and regulatory backlash since being announced in June. Now it has hired FS Vector, the...

SnapPay introduces Alipay and WeChat Pay to Canadian and US business owners

Toronto-founded SnapPay, the provider of international payment solutions, is now offering small and independent businesses the opportunity to implement the Chinese payment applications Alipay and WeChat Pay.

Tesorio closes $10m Series A funding round

FinTech startup Tesorio has reached “an exciting milestone” by raising a $10m Series A funding round.

Alan to launch new services and plans international expansion

Alan, a digital health insurance platform, is reportedly launching several new products and has plans for international expansion.

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LendingClub reveals the strain of seasonal expenses on US financial health

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, and PYMNTS Intelligence have partnered to shed light on the financial challenges faced by US consumers.

Robin Smith takes on Chief Revenue Officer role at Praxent

Praxent, a financial services digital consultancy, has expanded its leadership by ushering in Robin Smith as Chief Revenue Officer. Smith, an enthusiast of FinTech and...

ESMA shifts focus: Navigating the digital and green transitions in 2024

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently unveiled its work programme for 2024.
This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

FinTech sector drops this week with only 24 deals

This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

SEC reviews Scope 3 emissions in upcoming climate disclosure rules

The U.S. SEC has received feedback against the inclusion of Scope 3 emissions in their proposed climate disclosure rule.

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