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Regtech Startup ClauseMatch Secures $5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Index Ventures

UK-based regtech startup ClauseMatch announced on Monday it secured $5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Index Ventures, with participation from Tom Glocer, former CEO of Thomson Reuters, and Cristobal Conde, former CEO of Sungard. Founded in 2012, the company… Read More

Open Mineral Raises $2.25 Million to Disrupt Commodities Trading with Online Marketplace

Open Mineral has received seed funding $2.25 million. Notable come from Goldcorp (TSX:G), Canadian gold mining company, and Igor Kim of Xploration Capital.  Open Mineral was the first startup to join Thomson Reuters Incubator, which hosts early-stage entrepreneurs building next-generation products in big data, advanced analytics, distributed… 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

UK based Islamic Crowdfunding Platform Yielders Receives Islamic Economy Award

The UK’s first FCA regulated Islamic Fintech platform, Yielders, has been awarded the Islamic Economy Award in the Money and Finance category. The Islamic Economy Award is overseen by Thomson Reuters and the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre. The Award recognises innovative world-class business initiatives… Read More

Overbond Announces Expansion in U.S. Multiplies Bond Issuance Opportunities

Overbond Ltd., an end-to-end Capital Markets platform for primary bond origination and fixed income deal execution, recently announced it has expanded real-time access to the Overbond Platform to all U.S. corporate issuers and institutional investors by extending key functionality via desktop and mobile applications for… Read More

Quesnay Announces Inaugural Female Founders in Tech Competition: Seeks to Recognize Female-Led Fintech & Insurtech Startups

Startup consulting firm Quesnay announced on Monday the launch of its inaugural Female Founders in Tech competition, which aims to address the gap in female leaders by recognizing and supporting female-founded startups that impact the financial services and/or insurance technology industries. Jennifer Byrne, president of Quesnay,… Read More

Symphony Innovate 2017 – New York City

The Power of Community Explore new ways of working. Learn from market leaders. Engage with industry peers. At Symphony Innovate 2017, we will bring together 500 industry-leading IT and financial executives, engineers, and thought-leaders from around the world to discuss how technology enables the Power… Read More

Hong Kong Resurgence: Asian Financial Center Targets Fintech Dominance

A Discussion with Charles d’Haussy, Head of Fintech, InvestHK. Hong Kong has been a definitive leader in global finance and trade for many decades. Yet when it comes to Fintech, embracing financial innovation has been slower than some other centers of alternative finance. But recently Hong… Read More

Global Debt Registry Moves to the Big Apple, Michael Koenitzer Joins Team

Global Debt Registry (GDR), the asset certainty company specializing in loan validation, announced NYC as its new headquarters as part of its overarching strategic growth initiative to be closer to the investor community. GDR also announced the addition of structured finance veteran Michael Koenitzer as Director of… Read More

Shark Tank Star Kevin O’Leary Loves Fintech. Will Deliver Keynote at Benzinga Fintech Awards

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, also known as “Mr. Wonderful” to some, is a fan of Fintech. O’Leary is sharing the love by delivering the Keynote address at the upcoming Benzinga Fintech Awards scheduled to take place this coming Thursday in New York City (May… Read More

Prominent Fintech Marketing Firm Leverage PR Sold to Caliber Corporate Advisors

Founder Joy Schoffler Expected to Remain Involved with the Firm. Leverage PR, a prominent marketing firm engaged in the crowdfunding and Fintech sector, has been sold to Caliber Corporate Advisors.  Founded by Joy Schoffler, a well-known and highly visible participant in the emerging industry of… Read More

Half of UK’s Financial Service Staff is Now Under the Women in Finance Charter

An additional 33 companies have registered for the UK’s Women in Finance Charter, the ground-breaking piece of legislature aimed to conquer gender inequality. This announcement arrives on the very first anniversary of the charter, which now includes 122 firms, over half a million people in… Read More

Fintech Accelerator: Bank of England Launches New Community to Bring Fintech Together

The Bank of England Fintech Accelerator has launched a new community designed to bring Fintech companies and organizations together to engage with the bank.  The community will better allow the Bank to share ideas and insights while the Bank supports the development of the Fintech sector…. Read More

Global Debt Registry Adds Avant as Network Partner

Global Debt Registry (GDR), a company that provides loan data validation expertise, has announced the addition of online lending platform Avant to its verification network. Avant offers access to unsecured personal loans ranging from $1,000-$35,000 with funding as soon as the next business day. The online lender… Read More

OTC Markets Group Announces 2016 Trading Statistics & Highlights

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced on Thursday its trading statistics and news highlights for 2016. The year’s highlights are the following: Total dollar volume of OTCQX, OTCQB, and Pink securities was $192.9 billion compared… Read More

Video from Davos: The Global Fintech Revolution

The 2017 World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland last week, will soon become a distant memory as participants and observers jet back to their day jobs. But one of the interesting topics tackled as the seminal gathering was the emerging environment of financial innovation… Read More

Canada Fintech Vy for Top Global Ranking; Investments Reach Highest Level

In addition to Asia’s steady to accelerated growth in the fintech sector, we can now add Canada’s success in the industry.  According to a Reuters report, Canada’s fintech companies saw last year their highest levels of VC-backed investments in nearly two decades.  This occurred even… Read More

World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists Acquires Narwi Waqf Crowdfunding Platform

The World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists (WCMP) announced last month it had reached an agreement to acquire Narwi, a micro “waqf crowdfunding platform.” With the acquisition of Narwi, WCMP seeks to advance its position in next-generation, global Muslim-giving. WCMP is a global network of affluent individuals,… Read More

Blockchain Tech Company Axoni Raises $18 Million in Series A

Axoni, a Fintech company that provides distributed ledger technology, has closed an $18 million Series A funding round. Wells Fargo, Euclid Opportunities and ICAP led the funding. Axoni’s total funding to date tops $20 million. The financing round also included participation from Goldman Sachs, J.P…. Read More

Deutsche Bank Strengthens Innovation Team By Appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation & Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation

Deutsche Bank announced on Monday it is strengthening its fintech and innovation presence by appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation and Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation. According to Deutsche Bank, Hardwick will work closely with fintechs and the bank’s business divisions to drive the adoption of… Read More

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