Buy now pay later solutions have been in the spotlight of the FinTech news feeds this week. Klarna has made a significant move towards further growth by partnering with another industry leader Stripe, while the German startup Billie has raised funding to bring BNPL to British businesses. However, BNPL is not all roses: a recent survey by Laybuy reveals that the majority of customers agree that credit checks should be required to access these products.
In this week’s FinTech Wire we will hear from startups Proportunity and XanPool that raised new fundings and revealed their plans for growth. We will also discuss the outcomes of the successful collaboration between Clausematch and Barclays that dates back to 2014 and learn about a brand new, minority-focused initiative by Wealth8 and WealthKernel.
European FinTechs are growing stronger. Every week we hear about yet another successful funding round and record valuation. This time, the spotlight is on InsurTech Marshmallow and BNPL startup Scalapay. There are also some interesting partnerships between multinational financial institutions and innovative FinTechs, so read on to learn more!
New week, new startups covered in FinTech Wire. Today, you can read about Shares.io, a social investment platform, and W1tty, a challenger bank soon to be launched in the UK. We will also hear from their more experienced counterparts that have some exciting news to share: PayPal, Nubank, and TrueLayer.
How is the UK startup landscape 18 months after the beginning of the pandemic? Despite the challenges, a recent survey shows that businesses turn pretty optimistic about the next 12 months. New funding rounds and positive financial data seem to back this optimistic outlook. Keep reading for more good news!
The green finance trend is growing strong, but the question is how to support the initiatives that are truly making a difference and distinguish them from greenwashing mumbo-jumbo? It seems that the UK government has a good idea. Read the details here!
This week’s big news proves that exciting times are coming in the field of Banking as a Service. Learn what this partnership means to the sector and what other updates we’ve prepared in this issue of FinTech Wire!
The FinTech community joined forces to discuss one of the hottest topic recently, sustainability in finance. Read on to learn more about this event and other news featuring eBay, YouLend, KogoPAY and VitraCash.
This time, we have news regarding startups that made appearances in the previous editions of FinTech Wire: Pennyworth and Fronted. What are they up to? And what other updates we have for you? Read to find out!
Ikigai makes a comeback to FinTech Wire with the recently launched crowdfunding campaign, ALT/AVE helps banks go paperless with a new distributed ledger technology, and b-cube.ai starts the Initial Coin Offering. Here you’ll find the trending news from the industry!
Scaling up FinTech startups will have an opportunity to grow in Wales, PwC’s FinTech Scale up programme will support nine ambitious WealthTech startups… It seems like accelerators are getting back to normal. And what else happened in FinTech lately? Find out!
Are you wondering what news do we have for you in today’s edition of FinTech Wire? Well, the news are pretty good! Eco-friendly solutions pop up like mushrooms, and FinTech geeks will finally have the opportunity to attend a face-to-face conference this July. What else? Continue to learn more!
Another week, another unicorn! Additionally, the FinTech community welcomes new challengers. At the same time, Canadians have to say goodbye to one of the most renowned digital banks that decided to leave the market.
So far, so good: the first half of February has brought us some pretty exciting news and developments. Last week was no different: some of the world’s most renowned businesses have surprised us with breakthrough decisions, and official bodies in some countries followed in their footsteps. Wanna find out what we are talking about?
No time to catch up with the daily news? The amount of information in the media gives you FOMO? Don’t worry, we’re here to provide you with the latest FinTech news in a condensed, easy-to-digest form! That’s what FinTech Wire is about.
How is 2021 going so far? Maybe it’s hard to tell after a few weeks, but one thing is true: the FinTech world won’t stop surprising us with innovations, rumours, and even scandals. So what news made headlines of the top industry media last week? Read on!