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.

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.

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.

The Association for Financial Professionals finds accounts payable systems at risk

The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) has called for all businesses to improve their accounts payable systems as payment fraud attacks become more sophisticated.

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Tapline

Tapline secures $31.7m pre-seed as it rises out of stealth

Digital finance platform Tapline has scored pre-seed funding of €31.7m in both equity and debt funding.
Avant secures $250m corporate debt from Ares

Avant secures $250m corporate debt from Ares

Avant, a credit-first FinTech company, has received $250m in corporate debt and redeemable preferred equity from Ares Management Alternative Credit funds.
eflow updates eComms surveillance solution to reduce manual oversight

eflow updates eComms surveillance solution to reduce manual oversight

UK-based regulatory compliance tech developer eflow Global has revealed a major update to its eComms surveillance solution, leveraging a new sophisticated form of decision automation.
Plan A

Plan A teams with Visa to decarbonise businesses globally

Visa will team with Plan A to offer its Sustainability platform as a part of its FinTech Partner Connect programme to Visa’s issuer network.
The role of digital investing in the cost-of-living crisis

The role of digital investing in the cost-of-living crisis

As the cost-of-living crisis takes hold of the world, there are bound to be a number of challenges the financial market will need to brace for. One of the ways firms are looking to prepare for the challenge is through technology. 

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