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Arizona Fintech Sandbox Inducts Stablecoin Service for Medical Marijuana Firms

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has added a company called ALTA (www.whatisalta.com) to the state’s Fintech sandbox program. ALTA is, “an Arizona startup that will allow cash-intensive businesses to make and receive digital payments without a bank,” using a digital token known as a “stablecoin,” a cash proxy… Read More

Equifax Announces New Partnership With Fintech Sandbox to Provide Access to Consumer & Commercial Data to Startups

Equifax announced on Thursday it has joined forces with FinTech Sandbox to help startups access consumer and commercial data from the Equifax platform. Participating startups pay no fees and no equity is taken. Equifax reported: “In addition to data, Equifax will give analytical support to… Read More

Blockchain Payments Platform Nuggets Accepted into FCA Fintech Sandbox for 2nd Time

Nuggets, an e-commerce payments and ID platform that stores data on the blockchain, has been accepted into the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Innovation Sandbox, for the second time. This is the regulators’ fifth cohort since the Fintech sandbox launched. Nuggets will be testing its… Read More

EBRD Looks to Join UK Launched Global Financial Innovation Network, Partners with Estonia on Fintech Sandbox

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has applied to join the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) as an observer. GFIN is a global Fintech Sandbox project orchestrated by the UK. GFIN claims a good number of global regulators – each looking to facilitate… Read More

UK based TokenMarket Plans £10 Million Security Token Offering While Participating in FCA Fintech Sandbox

Yesterday, TokenMarket, a “Global investment platform” announced its intent to raise up to £10 million in a security token offering (STO). Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the forthcoming STO is the fact that TokenMarket will be issuing the securities under the watchful eye of the UK Financial Conduct… Read More

Fintech Sandbox: Demo Day 6.0 – New York City

Catalyzing the future of financial services with Fintech Sandbox We’re hosting our capstone Demo Day in New York City for a second time! Go under the hood of robust technologies solving the industry’s most pressing challenges. We’re a Boston-based nonprofit founded to promote financial technology innovation… Read More

Fintech Sandboxes & Innovation Hubs: European Report Outlines What’s Working Now

A joint report by the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Banking Authority (EBA), and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), addresses the topic of Fintech Sandboxes, the approach by regulators to partner with emerging Fintech firms by creating a safe place… Read More

Japan: Financial Services Authority Approves Crypto Garage for Fintech Sandbox, the First Blockchain and Finance Project Authorized

Crypto Garage has accepted into the Japanese Financial Services Authority (FSA) Fintech Sandbox program. This is the first blockchain and finance project authorized by the Sandbox. The FSA announced the news in a release which was followed by a post by the parent company of… Read More

Deloitte & Innovate Finance Publish Report on UK FCA Fintech Sandbox

The Fintech Sandbox set up by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has now been in operation for the past two years. The trailblazing project has since been replicated multiple times around the world. The concept was simple: create a safe haven for Fintech… Read More

First of its Kind Arizona Fintech Sandbox Looks to Partner with Fintech Leaders in United Kingdom

This past spring, Arizona became the first US state to create its very own bespoke Fintech Sandbox thus replicating a successful program initially launched in the UK. Since the UK regulatory authorities launched their Sandbox, many countries have done the same. Arizona House Bill  2343 allows… Read More

Blockchain based Finance: BlockEx Comments on Acceptance into FCA Fintech Sandbox, Preps Digital Bond Service

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) posted its next cohort of Fintech companies accepted into their regulatory sandbox and several blockchain based companies were on the list. BlockEx, a company that is launching a digital bond service on blockchain, was one of these companies.  BlockEx expects… Read More

Blockchain Platform 20|30 to Test Issuance of Equity Tokens Under FCA Fintech Sandbox Guidance

Yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority announced the next cohort of firms to be accepted into its Fintech Sandbox program. Within this group is a good number of crypto / blockchain. One of these firms, 20|30, will commence test initial coin offerings that will be equity… Read More

Fintech Sandbox: FCA Announces 29 Firms for Fourth Cohort for Innovative Regulatory Process

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has posted the 29 firms that will be part of the fourth cohort of the Fintech sandbox. The UK was the trailblazing regulatory agency that first created an environment where innovative financial firms could safely experiment with new services… Read More

ACTIV Financial Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data Partner

On Monday, FinTech Sandbox announced financial market data vendor ACTIV Financial has joined its platform as a new data partner. According to FinTech Sandbox, ACTIV offers a variety of solutions making them the only truly end-to-end, independent market data utility in the industry. The company products… Read More

Inter-American Development Bank Publishes Report on Fintech Sandboxes

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is out with report covering the topic of Fintech Sandboxes. These new step in fostering financial innovation was first launched in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) but the concept has since been replicated in a growing number… Read More

Arizona Creates a Regulatory Fintech Sandbox

Arizona has become the first state in the US to enact a law that creates a regulatory Fintech Sandbox. This is an interesting move as the US Securities and Exchange Commission has been slow to embrace Fintech innovation by creating their own Fintech Sandbox meanwhile… Read More

Sageworks Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data Partner

FinTech Sandbox announced on Tuesday that Sageworks, which offers lending, credit risk, and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, has signed on to be its new data partner. According to the organization, Sageworks will make banking and indices data available to early-stage fintech startups… Read More

Taiwan Passes Legislation Creating Fintech Sandbox in Move to Keep Up with Financial Innovation

The Taiwan legislature has passed legislation that will create a regulatory Fintech Sandbox in a move designed to keep the country up to date on the fast changing financial services industry. Inspired by the UK Fintech Sandbox, the law hopes to stop Fintech firms from… Read More

Securities Commission Malaysia Opens Up Fintech Sandbox for ATS Applications

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has announced that parties interested in establishing and operating an Alternative Trading System (ATS) in Malaysia can apply to participate in regulatory sandbox sessions under the SC’s FinTech Innovation Lab (aFINity – alliance of Fintech community). This follows the Budget… Read More

Fintech Sandbox: Financial Conduct Authority Provides Update on Participants

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just released an update on their regulatory Sandbox created to help aspiring Fintech firms to navigate the labyrinth of financial services rules. The trailblazing project, which has been replicated around the world, kicked off in 2014 and the… Read More

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