What are the money laundering and fraud concerns around electronic funds transfers?

As more and more people rely on cashless systems to move money around, there is a pressing need to understand how electronic funds transfers (EFTs) – specifically – wire transfers and automated clearing house (ACH) transfers – could be at risk from financial crime.

Nationwide unveils new bank cards for the blind

Nationwide Building Society has started issuing ‘dot and notch’ embossed and recycled bank cards for its blind customers.

The 22 FinTech rounds from the last week you must know about

After the Easter long weekend, our weekly roundup of the big FinTech trends from the past seven days is all you need to keep yourself updated on what’s happening in the industry.

How WealthTech innovation is driving the rise of the neo-broker

A recent blogpost by Currencycloud has scrutinised how innovation in the WealthTech market is driving the rise of the neo-broker in wealth management.

Datasine closes €1m seed funding round

Financial institution big data solution Datasine has closed a €1m seed round of funding.

23 FinTech rounds raised in the last week

Last week proved a huge win for challenger banks and the Latin American FinTech sector. Check out these funding rounds to find out why.

Miss these 27 funding rounds at your own peril

From stocktrading to teenage finances, last week's funding rounds provide plenty of things to consider for the future of the industry.

Bank of England initiates climate stress tests to explore risks

The Bank of England (BofE) has kicked off its Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenario (CBES) to scrutinise the risks that could be incurred from climate change.

TowerIQ collects $2m in seed funding led by Hyperplane

TowerIQ, a data and insight platform for the insurance industry, has collected $2m in seed funding.

Financial planning platform Cube closes Series A round

Financial planning and analysis platform Cube has closed its Series A round, which was led by Mayfield.

News Stories

Cybersecurity education company SafeStack nabs $2.5m

Cybersecurity education company SafeStack nabs $2.5m

New Zealand-based cybersecurity education company SafeStack has raised NZD 4m ($2.5m), as it looks to hire more staff.
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Sunbit bags $250m to make everyday expenses easier

Sunbit, a company building financial technology for everyday expenses, has closed a $250m revolving debt facility.
Pylon nets $8.5m to bring mortgage tools to non-lenders

Pylon nets $8.5m to bring mortgage tools to non-lenders

Pylon is a startup that is helping lenders and FinTechs embed end-to-end mortgage tools, and it has reportedly raised $8.5m in its seed round.
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5 questions to ask during compliance budget building

As companies start preparing for 2023, budgets are often a major talking point. Red Oak Compliance has outlined the five questions companies need to be asking when building the compliance budget.
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Law enforcers link in global money laundering crackdown

Law enforcement from 25 countries have linked to crack down on money mules and their recruiters.

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