Elliptic teams up with LexisNexis to fight bitcoin money laundering
London-based blockchain intelligence startup Elliptic is partnering with risk management firm LexisNexis to bring anti-money laundering (AML) regulations to cryptocurrencies.
Hogan Lovells launches Regulatory Accelerator for FinTech startups
Legal firm Hogan Lovells is launching a Regulatory Accelerator to help UK FinTech startups to understand and navigate the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) regulatory regime.
Lendio see 86% growth in loans, passes $250m milestone
Online loans marketplace Lendio reported strong growth for Q2 2016, with the value of loans facilitated through the platform increasing by 86% year on year.
Barclays rolls out voice-recognition security
Barclays is rolling out voice-recognition security to all its personal banking customers, eliminating the need for passwords and improving protection against fraud.
Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers
Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...
Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium
Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.
Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger
International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.
IBM Reportedly planning acquisition of point-of-sale business Revel
IBM is reportedly planning a re-entry into the point-of-sale (POS) space. According to Bloomberg the firm is in discussions to acquire iPad-based POS company Revel Systems.
AI will drive FinTech revenues up 960% by 2021
Increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to a surge in FinTech revenues over the next five years, according to a new report from Junipur.
PropTech scaleup BrickVest gives BEOS employees the chance to invest in deals
London-based online real estate investment platform BrickVest has launched its second employee participation fund in partnership with BEOS, the German commercial property specialist.