Saudi Payments teams with IBM, Mastercard to launch instant payment system
Saudi Arabia’s only financial payments company Saudi Payments (SP) has introduced ‘sarie’ – an instant payments system – in collaboration with IBM and Mastercard.
Syxsense snares $6m funding as it eyes business expansion
California-based IT and security management solutions provider Syxsense has secured $6m in a funding round.
Getsafe, CompareTheMarket team to bolster UK insurance policy offering
German InsurTech Getsafe has partnered with UK-based company comparethemarket.com to provide better insurance policies to UK consumers.
UK finance sector ninth biggest CO2 emitter in the world, report finds
A Greenpeace-led report has found UK banks and assets managers were responsible for 805m tonnes of CO2 in 2019 – making it the ninth largest carbon emitter worldwide.
How can we remain cybersecure in the age of mass online participation?
As the number of people using services online has ballooned over the last year due to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the threat posed by cybercriminals around the world has grown even stronger. How can companies and governments alike deal with this coming storm?
RegTech Castlepoint looks toward global expansion following $3m Series A
Australian compliance software specialist Castlepoint Systems has completed a $3m Series A funding round led by Main Sequence.
Telr launches BNPL platform following tabby partnership
Dubai-based payments gateway company Telr introduced a buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution after entering a partnership with compatriot BNPL firm tabby.
Deserve seeks credit card stack modernisation with $50m Series D
Credit card company Deserve has secured $50m in a Series D funding round led by Mission Holdings, Mastercard and Ally Ventures.
Majority of UK compliance experts expect more AML regulation due to Brexit
A study by LexisNexis Risk Solutions has found 78% of compliance professionals in the UK see increased anti-money laundering (AML) legislation on the horizon due to Brexit.
Almost three-quarters of FinTechs see AI as biggest changemaker in next five years
A report by payments technology firm Tribe Payments has found 67% of FinTechs believe AI is the technology that will have the biggest impact on the sector in the next five years.