Tag: government

India’s government incentivises FinTechs with 50-year interest free loans in 2024

Key Indian FinTech investment stats in 2023: • Indian FinTech companies raised a combined $3.2bn in 2023, a 49% drop from 2022 • Indian FinTech deal...

Baltic FinTech deal activity drops 45% in 2023 even with government...

Key Baltic FinTech investment stats in 2023 • Baltic FinTech investment totalled at $212m in 2023, a 67% drop YoY • Baltic FinTech deal activity reached...

Tech giants partner with UK government to combat online fraud

Eleven of the world's leading tech companies are gearing up for a significant collaboration with the British government.

NSA veteran Chris Inglis steps down as US cyber head

Chris Inglis, the US government’s first National Cyber Director, has retired from government and has officially left his position.

FinTech Claimer picks up $4.2m from seed round

Claimer, a FinTech startup seeking to make it frictionless for firms to claim financial incentives from the government, has raised $4.2m in a seed round.

Myanmar to seek ban on digital currencies, VPNs in new cyber...

The military junta leading Myanmar has drafted a cybersecurity law that would ban the use of VPNs and digital currencies.

US Senate report finds government agencies failing to improve cyber posture

A report published by US Senate Committee has found only one of eight federal agencies showed improvements in strengthening their cybersecurity programs.

US introduces first cyber czar to bolster government response to cybercrime

The United States Senate has confirmed Chris Inglis as the first ever cyber czar for the US government.

Largest US pipeline operations halted following ransomware attack

Operations at the Colonial Pipeline have been brought to a standstill following a ransomware cyberattack that affected some of its IT systems.

Government-focused payments provider PayIt gets $100m-plus Insight Venture Partners backing

Government-focused digital payments startup PayIt has picked up an investment of more than $100m from private equity and venture capital house Insight Venture Partners.

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