Financial Research & Analytics

Financial Research & Analytics

Has the pandemic strangled innovation for financial incumbents?

The pandemic has allowed Big Tech companies such as Google and Amazon to strengthen their grip on financial services, according to The Financial Stability Board.

UAE-based QFIL Solutions closes pre-seed ahead of launch

UAE-based FinTech platform QFIL Solutions has raised a $1m pre-seed investment, ahead of its launch.

Investment data app Quiver Quantitative bags $2m

Quiver Quantitative, which designs next-generation investment research tools, has bagged $2m in an equity round.

Hong Kong’s StockViva nabs $3m

Hong Kong-based StockViva, which offers a financial real-time analytics platform, has reportedly raised $3m in its Series A funding round.

Derivatives analytics platform OpenGamma scores $21m

OpenGamma, which is on a mission to transform treasury within financial markets, has closed a $21m in funding.

Mastercard seeks racial equity in credit approvals through new data center

Mastercard and Howard University have provided a $5m grant to create a centre focused on eliminating biases in AI and making the credit approval process more racially equal.

Malaysia’s BNM reveals five-year blueprint to transform its FinTech sector

The Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has unveiled a five-year blueprint to help develop the country’s FinTech industry.

Iroquois Federal, Nymbus tie the knot to launch newlyweds banking solution

Illinois-based financial institution Iroquois Federal and banking tech vendor Nymbus have teamed to launch a new banking brand for newly married couples.

Tink, Cogo team to offer NatWest customers personalised carbon tracking

Open banking platform Tink has partnered with Green FinTech Cogo to provide NatWest customers with personalised carbon footprint tracking services.

2021 Christmas spending fuels ever-growing BNPL debt bubble for consumers

After it was revealed UK consumers racked up £3.3bn in buy now, pay later (BNPL) debts over Christmas 2021, a study by Credit Karna has found a growing debt bubble amongst customers.

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The ten biggest FinTech deals this week raised $503m - check out this weeks 24 deals

The ten biggest FinTech deals this week raised $503m – check out this weeks...

The ten biggest deals of the week raised a total of $503m, as the market sees a lot of smaller deals.
10 communications compliance trends in 2023

10 communications compliance trends in 2023

As 2022 enters its final month, it is time to look into the new year. Theta Lake, a security and compliance platform for modern collaboration tools, has outlined the 10 trends it sees coming to fruition in 2023.
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Vitesse, Yokahu and FloodFlash to support climate vulnerable communities

FinTech Vitesse, climate risk insurance platform Yokahu and parametric InsurTech FloodFlash have teamed up to support climate vulnerable communities after extreme weather events.
Identity fraud doubles in crypto and banking in 2022

Identity fraud doubles in crypto and banking in 2022

Identity fraud has doubled in crypto and banking during 2022, as a new report on fraud shows the worrying state of attacks.
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InsurTech unicorn bolttech partners with Max Solutions

InsurTech unicorn bolttech has partnered with Max Solutions Service, a subsidiary of PTG, to offer insurance on the card’s Max Me application.

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