Tagged: fintech

Starburst Labs Secures $6.25 Million During Series A Round; Devotes Funds to Fintech Apps & Growth

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Starburst Labs, a maker of web-and-mobile apps for an ecosystem of individual investors, financial advisors, broker-dealers, and financial media brands, has announced it has closed a Series A round of funding totaling $6.25 million.  The company stated it creates, designs, develops, and operates a vertically… Read More

SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Launches 2.0 Program At Cyberport Fintech Smart Space

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SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator announced the launch of its 2.0 program on January 9th in the newly opened Cyberport FinTech Smart Space. The accelerator welcomed the program’s eight fintech start-ups and scale-up participants, which are Bambu, Clare.ai, Entersoft, FinChat, Foris, KYC Chain, Squirro, and Xnotes Alliance. The companies… Read More

H2 Ventures Receives $2 Million Loan Guarantee From Jobs For NSW to Create 400 New Jobs for 40 Fintech Startups

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Australia’s startup accelerator H2 Ventures is set to receive a $2 million loan from Jobs for NSW. The funds will reportedly give H2 Ventures access to a $4 million loan from Investec Australia, along with helping the accelerator create 400 jobs for 40 fintech startups in… Read More

Accenture Announces Fintech Innovation Lab London’s Largest Program Class

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Accenture announced on Monday that 20 startups were chosen for the 2017 Fintech Innovation Lab London’s 12-week program. This class is considered the largest class in the London Lab’s five-year history and this year’s program reported received the greatest number of applicants, with an increased… Read More

Innovate Finance Set to Bring UK Fintech to the 2017 World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos

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Innovate Finance, the independent membership organization representing UK’s global fintech sector, announced on Monday it is heading to Davos, Switzerland for the 2017 World Economic Forum.  The World Economic Forum, which was established as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, aims to… Read More

Innovate Finance to Award Winner of Pitch360 With £10,000 Prize

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Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global fintech community, announced on Thursday it would be giving Pitch360’s winner a £10,000 prize. The organization revealed that the fintech startup competition aims to strengthen the global FinTech community by showcasing the hottest innovations in financial services… Read More

CSI Kick Start: Now Accepting Applications For Second Annual Fintech Startup Funding

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CSI Kick Start, Inc., a fintech startup incubator founded by global payments innovator, CSI globalVCard, announced on Thursday its second annual application process for fintech startup funding is now open. The incubator stated it would be offering portfolio companies investments starting at $500,000, along with mentorship… Read More

Northwestern Mutual Unveils $50 Million Fintech Venture Fund

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Northwestern Mutual announced on Thursday it designated $50 million to launch the Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, which will be dedicated to engaged startups that’s technologies have the potential to transform how consumers experience and achieve financial security. According to the insurance company, the venture fund’s… Read More

PwC Announces New Fintech Accelerating Program Startup Collider

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PwC announced earlier this week the opening of its new fintech accelerating program, Startup Collider, which is described as a new initiative for nurturing and promoting the Central and Eastern European start-ups. The company stated it will provide the start-ups with a workspace within PwC network,… Read More

Andhra Pradesh Appoints KNOLSKAPE as Fintech Education Knowledge Partner

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KNOLSKAPE, a modern workplace experimental learning company, announced on Wednesday it was selected as the knowledge partner of the new fintech education program of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP), a state in India. The company stated it would forming partnerships with universities in the state, along with… Read More

Innovate Finance Welcomes Belgian Delegation in London For Fintech Platform B-Hive Launch

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Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global fintech community, announced on Wednesday it welcomed a delegation of leading voices from the digital finance community of Belgium led by the Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt in London for the launch of… Read More

iZettle Secures €60 Million During Latest Funding Round & Appoints New CFO

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iZettle, a European fintech company, announced on Wednesday it secured €60 million during its latest funding round, which is made up of equity from existing investors in a Series D extension as well as debt funding from Victory Park Capital through its credit fund, VPC Speciality Lending… Read More

Canadian Fintech Platform WealthBar Surpasses $100 Million in Online Investments

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On Tuesday, Canadian fintech platform, WealthBar, announced it surpassed $100 million in online investments. This announcement comes just as WealthBar completes its second year in business. The platform stated that during its two-year run its clients saved approximately $1.3 million annually in fees when compared to… Read More

German Fintech Platform Raisin Milestone: Surpasses €2 Billion of Investments in Three Years

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German fintech platform Raisin announced on Tuesday at the end of 2016, it not only celebrate the 3-year anniversary of its Germany launch but also reached a milestone of €2 billion in invested volume. Dr. Tamaz Georgadze, co-founder and CEO of Raisin, stated: “Raisin is… Read More

Dubai International Financial Centre & Accenture Announces FinTech Hive at DIFC Accelerator Program

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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial hub for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, and global professional services company, Accenture, announced on Tuesday the launch of their FinTech Hive at DIFC Accelerator Program. The companies stated that the program is considered… Read More

Fintech Firm CreditEase Teams Up With Verint For Customer Engagement Solutions

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On Monday, Verint Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT) announced that Chinese fintech firm CreditEase, is set to use is Verint’s Speech Analytics, along with Call Recording, and Quality Management, as a way to support the transformation of its customer engagement platform. CreditEase reportedly stated that since it implemented Verint’s… Read More

University of Strathclyde Announces Masters in Fintech Program

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The University of Strathclyde, a Scottish public research university located in Glasgow, announced on Wednesday it is set to launch its Masters in Financial Technology (Fintech) as a way to support the digital transformation of Scotland’s financial sector. The University stated that the MSc in Financial Technology would… Read More

India Fintech Firm FSS Announces Payments Productathon Contest

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FSS, a payment and fintech firm that is based in India, announced on Monday the launch its Payments Productathon, an exclusive payment-focused contest. The event is set to be hosted by FSS, in association with NASSCOM along with TiE and Chennai. According to FSS, the contest is… Read More

Waves Platform Teams Up With Higher School of Economics for Pro FinTech Startup Program

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On Wednesday, Higher School of Economics in Moscow announced the second year of its fintech startup program HSE{Pro}Fintech. According to the business incubator, the official partner of the fintech section is Waves, a crowdfunding, community management, and national settlement depository. Higher School of Economics stated it the fintech startup… Read More