Welcome to episode #63 of FinTech Wire, where we delve beneath the surface to uncover the underreported events shaping the FinTech world. This February, we’ve curated a selection of news that showcases innovation, strategic partnerships, and significant funding rounds, all aimed at revolutionizing traditional financial services. From AI-driven VAT reclaim and wealth management technologies to groundbreaking payment solutions and investment platforms, our episode offers a glimpse into the transformative trends and emerging players challenging the status quo. Join us as we explore the real FinTech trends beyond the mainstream, reflecting the industry’s dynamic evolution.
Beyond the dominating shadows of mainstream giants lies the vibrant, evolving pulse of the FinTech industry. How do you pierce through this veil of information to uncover the hidden gems of FinTech innovation? Discover the secrets with FinTech Wire – your portal to the niche, dynamic news in the world of financial technology. Dive into the FinTech alcove with episode 62 of FinTech Wire, your keyhole to the industry’s most closely guarded insights!
Overwhelmed by the usual FinTech giants? This October, take a refreshing journey with FinTech Wire. Delve into Rnwl’s collaboration with Barclays, Stoïk’s cybersecurity breakthroughs, Tembo’s innovative AI mortgages, and HyperJar’s notable funding. Look beyond the headlines and meet the hidden stars of FinTech. Ready for a unique take on FinTech news? It’s just a click away!
Tired of the constant focus on the same big players in the FinTech world? Curious about what lies beneath the surface of the industry’s glossy exterior? Beneath the shell, there’s a pulsating life force — fresh perspectives, emerging trends, and groundbreaking innovations. Read September’s FinTech Wire: your go-to source for non-mainstream FinTech news this month!
November is a happy month for many FinTech companies, but some strange things need to happen now and then. Boots will not offer cashbacks in crypto yet (what a surprise), that’s all for bad news, however. Let’s celebrate with Abeg, a Nigerian startup, which got so popular so quickly, that it’s story could be a material for a Hollywood movie.
This week in FinTech brought successful funding rounds for the crypto investment platform Ziglu and Buy Now Pay Later unicorn Zilch. Meanwhile, the investment app Freetrade announced its seventh crowdfunding campaign that launches next week. Apart from that, we look into an exciting partnership in the lending world and a brand new app set out to propel climate investment.
This week we have news from Nimbla and Collective Benefits about large investments coming their way to drive their growth. Make sure you don’t miss new exciting partnerships: Verto and ClearBank join forces in the cross-border payments sphere, while Atom Bank and Landbay make a deal in the mortgage lending market. To top it all off, we take a look at Klarna’s one-stop shopping app. Read on!
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.
This week the savings platform Chip breaks records with its crowdfunding round held on Crowdcube. Meanwhile, Plaid, the open banking company, has released a report revealing that more people use financial technology than video streaming services or social media. Read on for more insights from this research as well as a breakdown of new product launches from Credit Kudos, ilumoni, and GoHenry.
This week’s FinTech Wire news selection reflects the strong position of the UK as a FinTech-friendly ecosystem that is inclusive, technologically-advanced and based on solid regulatory foundations. When it comes to the FinTech actors, the spotlight is now on the providers of payment solutions who are pitching their scalable and cost-effective products.
How do you overcome barriers? FinTechs featured in this week’s Code & Pepper news selection seem to know the answer providing their audiences with experiences that work across borders, help to save time and most importantly, empower their users to be in charge of their financial wellbeing. Find out more about a major Open Banking event, a fund encouraging NFT projects and successes of companies that optimise processes around payments, money transfers, education loans and donations!
This week the news is all about open banking. From a new Unicorn company through illuminating findings on the EU bankers’ attitudes to the UK’s largest seed round of any open banking startup. Apart from that, we’re taking a look at an SME challenger bank, a partnership built around cryptocurrency, and a study on embedded finance. Read on to get the full story.
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!
We might be far into the second half of 2021 but there is no sign of slowing down for the financial industry. It’s as if with the end of the summer in the northern hemisphere, everyone is ready to go back to school to study and see their friends. There is a noticeable proliferation of webinars, shows and conferences such as Money 20/20 Europe or Sibos by SWIFT. There are also more and more new names joining the ranks of successful FinTechs with Sugi, Point and BankiFi taking the lead this week. Find out the details in the latest issue of FinTech Wire!
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.
FinTech newsreels are booming with information about new products and investments. It is reassuring to see that a large chunk of these initiatives are in the spirit of sustainable growth. Find out about new apps from Minted and Hapi, the development of Moss and Aspiration and a project by The Scottish National Investment Bank.
Another week and another dose of juicy news waiting for you in our FinTech Wire series. Apart from exciting exciting updates from UK businesses such as Kroo, Zilch, Keebo, Appital, and LendInvest, you’ll also learn about Canada’s RBC Ventures interesting launch dedicated to… kids! Keep reading to find out about the inspiring achievements of the FinTech world figures.
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!
This week in FinTech news we have exciting new launches in the realms of cashless credit, cross-border payments, and cashback initiatives. Besides that, a recent study has listed 10 top investment apps in the UK, some of which have scored over 80% increase in new users since March 2020. Get more details below!
This week’s FinTech Wire is full of impressive funding rounds, international acquisitions, exciting expansion plans, and an AI-powered investment app being the cherry on top. Sounds exciting? It totally does! So go ahead and learn about the latest achievements of Yapily, Soldo, Clim8, Bridgeweave, Zilch, and Solarisbank!