How to prevent a decline in payments post SCA

With less than a month until the final deadline of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), fears around preparedness are still prevalent and firms are trying to ensure there will not be a fall in payments come September 14.

Radius Bank and NorthOne partner to support banking for SMEs

Challenger banks Radius Bank and NorthOne have formed a partnership to support small businesses, freelancers, and startups.

Zego partners with Drover to offer insurance to car hire users

Zego has partnered with car-subscription platform Drover to insurer its private hire vehicle user base.

Schroders Personal Wealth Management’s head of HR forced to apologize for huge IT problems

Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders’ wealth management solution was launched earlier in 2019. However, it seems it is facing some massive tech problems.

FinTech Mobeewave launches mobile point of sale contactless payment solution

Canadian startup Mobeewave is entering a new segment of the payments market after already creating a secure payments platform and customizable payment apps.

15 cybersecurity startups coming out of Plug and Play’s Fall 2019 batch

From blockchain and behavioural mapping to cloud and encryption solutions, a smattering of different cybersecurity startups are among the new Plug and Play Fall 2019 batch. We took a closer look.

Swiss regulator reminds blockchain FinTech companies that they “cannot be allowed to circumvent” AML...

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidance for blockchain and cryptocurrency FinTech companies, warning them against breaking anti-money laundering (AML) laws.

honcho has launched to transform car insurance in a new “revolutionary” way

Reverse-auction marketplace app honcho has launched to make car insurers bid against each other for the privilege of insuring customers.

Nomanini raises $4m in new funding round led by South African Standard Bank

South African-based Standard Bank taps into Nomanini’s retail data through a new $4m funding round. The bank’s investment into Nomanini was completed by Goodwell Investments,...

LendingPoint pulls in $250m credit facility from Guggenheim Securities

Online lending platform LendingPoint has received a $250m credit facility from Guggenheim Securities.

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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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