Transferwise Is Quickly Becoming a Global Bank (Minus the Stupid Fees) by JD Alois

Twitter COO Anthony Noto Expected to Move into SoFi CEO Role

Anthony Noto, Chief Operating Officer at Twitter, is expected to move into the CEO spot at Fintech platform SoFi, according to multiple reports. Noto is responsible for Twitter’s  business operations and revenue generating organizations, including global advertising sales, global partnerships, business development, live content, data, revenue… Read More

InvestHK Reveals Details About UK Fintech Awards 2018

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) announced on Monday details of its UK Fintech Awards 2018, which is organized in conjunction with the UK’s Department for International Trade. According to InvestHK, the Awards are open for submissions from January 22nd (today) and will close on February 23rd…. Read More

Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 Names Switzerland Banking Group Raiffeisen The Program’s Latest Corporate Member

Switzerland-based incubator and accelerator F10 announced on Monday that co-operative bank Raiffeisen was the newest corporate partner to join its ranks. According to the program, Raiffeisen is Switzerland’s third-largest co-operative bank after UBS and Credit Suisse and it serves 3.7 million customers through its 930 locations… Read More

Emma Banking App Announces Monzo Integration

Just days after receiving its Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval, Emma Technologies announced it has integrated with challenger bank Monzo. Emma is currently building the banking app for millennials (iOS and Android), which is described as a mobile-only solution that helps consumers avoid overdrafts, find and… Read More

Same Day Financing for Austrian SMEs to be Provided by Spotcap and BAWAG

BAWAG Group and Berlin based Fintech Spotcap have formed a strategic partnership to give Austrian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access to same-day financing. The partnership is said to be the first time Spotcap will offer its lending platform and proprietary analytics to a bank and marks… Read More

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… Read More

Malaysia Makes Progress on Corporate Diversity as Women in Leadership Positions Grow

Malaysia has not only been forward thinking when it comes to Fintech but it has also pursued a path of corporate diversity. Last April, public officials updated the Malaysia Code on Corporate Governence (MCCG) to require gender diversity policy along with targets and specific corporate… Read More

China: Weiyangx Fintech Review

China’s first online centralized personal credit database is on the way Earlier this month, People’s Bank of China formally accepted the license application of Baihang Credit Investigation Ltd. Led by the National Internet Finance Association of China, Baihang will be China’s first online centralized personal… Read More

Wells Fargo Teams Up With Fitbit to Launch Payment System “Fitbit Pay” to the Bank’s Customers

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) recently announced it is partnering with Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) to launch Fitbit Pay for its customers. According to the banking giant, the new payment system will give customers the ability to conveniently and securely make purchases at merchants whose payment terminals are set… Read More

Boston Fintech Flywire Acquires Healthcare Financial Service Firm OnPlan

Flywire, a Boston-based provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business, announced on Thursday it has acquired healthcare financial service firm and the parent company of OnPlanU and OnPlan Health, OnPlan Holdings LLC. Flywire will now offer an end-to-end solution with capabilities including invoicing, secure payment… Read More