Tagged: fintech

Alpha Payments Cloud Rebrands to Alpha Fintech

On Tuesday, Dublin-based fintech startup Alpha Payments Cloud announced it has rebranded to Alpha Fintech. According to the company, the rebranding aims to sow Alpha’s positioning as an end-to-end middleware that connects the merchant buyer and vendor supplier across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum… Read More

dv01 Launches Cashflows for Securitizations

dv01, the data management, reporting, and analytics platform that offers institutional investors transparency and insight into lending markets, announced on Monday it is launching a cashflow engine for securitizations, with full waterfall and collateral model support. dv01’s cashflow engine is available for a library of… Read More

Detroit Fintech Association Announces Plans to Make the City a Fintech Hub

The Detroit Fintech Association, an organization created within financial media company Benzinga, announced on Thursday it is now planning to make Detroit as a hub for fintech innovation and to grow the existing culture of technology-driven financial services through a campaign raising awareness of the incredible financial technology hub that… Read More

Fintech Startup YayPay Secures $5.3 Million Through Latest Funding Round

San Francisco fintech startup YayPay announced on Wednesday it secured $5.3 million in funding to further its drive to bring automation to the back-office finance operations of mid-sized enterprises. The company’s latest funding round was led by QED Investors along with co-investors Birchmere and Fifth Third Capital, the direct… Read More

Silicon Valley Bank & First Data: Applications Open For Commerce.Innovated’s Winter 2017 Class

On Tuesday, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and First Data announced applications are now open for the Winter 2017 Class of the accelerator program, Commerce.Innovated. This news comes just one month after the companies announced the four selected startups for the Fall 2017 program. Commerce.Innovated. is described as… Read More

Pittsburgh Tech Council Names Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Small Change Tech 50 Awards Finalist

On Monday, real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the “Start-Up of the Year” Category. Small Change revealed that the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative, and… Read More

Back to School, Disruption Encouraged: Starta Accelerator Selects Newest Startup Batch

The fourth batch of companies for the NYC’s Starta Accelerator includes 13 technological startups that will participate in the acceleration program and receive seed investment, bringing the gap between Eastern European and American tech. The program will start in mid-September and last for 3.5 months…. Read More

Plug and Play Japan Opens Applications for First Batch of Start-Ups

On Thursday, Plug and Play Japan announced it opened applications for its first batch of start-ups. The program is set to begin in November and the organization is seeking startups in three categories, Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, and Insurtech.  Plug and Play Japan stated… Read More

Accelerator Queen City Fintech Announces Inaugural Fall Cohort

Earlier this week, Charlotte-based Queen City Fintech announced ten fintech companies were selected for its inaugural Fall Cohort. The twelve-week accelerator program is set to begin with Class 7 on September 6th and conclude with the inaugural Southeast Fintech Venture Conference on November 20th. The… Read More

Securities and Exchange Board of India Announces Committee Dedicated to Fintech

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced this week the launch of a new committee dedicated to financial and regulatory technologies. This news comes less than six months after the organization revealed plans for the committee.  During Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)’s… Read More

FIS-Powered VC Fintech Accelerator Concludes: Two International & Eight U.S. Teams Presents Solutions to More Than 350 Investors

The Venture Center announced on Tuesday that two international and eight U.S. teams completed the VC FinTech Accelerator Empowered by FIS last week and presented their solutions to more than 350 investors, which included banking and financial services executives from across the U.So at VC… Read More

Update: CityFALCON’s Second Seedrs Campaign Nears £500,000 During Final Week

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Seedrs next week, fintech company CityFALCON is nearing 500,000 thanks to 360 investors. The initiative was launched last month, seeking £150,000. As previously reported, CityFALCON has received awards from Twitter, Ontario, UBS, SB. The company stated… Read More

Tabb Group Announces Upcoming Fintech Festival in New York

Tabb Group, an international research and consulting firm that’s focused exclusively on capital markets, announced on Monday it will be hosting the 2017 Tabb Group Fintech Festival on November 2nd at the New York Hilton Hotel. While sharing details about the upcoming event, Anthony Perrotta,… Read More

Digital Wealth Management Startup Flynt Receives Swiss Banking License

On Friday, digital wealth management FLYNT announced it obtained a banking-license from the FINMA and operates now under FLYNT Bank AG. The start-up stated: “The banking-license allows FLYNT the required independence to approach Wealth Management in new ways and using innovative technologies, thus enabling private and… Read More

Fintech Startup Receipt Bank Raises $50 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Insight Venture Partners

Fintech startup Receipt Bank announced on Thursday it secured $50 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Insight Venture Partners. Launched in 2011, Receipt Bank describes itself as an award-winning bookkeeping automation platform that automates the collection and data extractions of… Read More

Growth Street Comments on Nesta’s One Up Challenge Selection: Helping UK’s SMEs Prosper

UK small business lender Growth Street has been selected to participate in Nesta’s Open Up Challenge. As one of 20 Stage 1 participants, Growth Street will work to develop new tools and change small business banking in the UK. Growth Street will build services that use… Read More

FinTech Studios Secures $1 Million Seed Investment from KEC Ventures

FinTech Studios, a cloud platform dedicated to AI-based financial information, fintech apps, and big-data analytic products, announced on Thursday it secured raised $1 million during a Series Seed funding round led by KEC Ventures. Founded in 2014 byJim Tousignant, FinTech Studios states its cloud technology leverages machine… Read More

Digital-Only Challenger Bank Starling Bank Now Offers Apple Pay Support (Video)

On Tuesday, digital-only challenger bank, Starling Bank, announced it is now offering Apple Pay support, which will give customers to opportunity to add their Starling Bank debit card to their Apple Wallet.  Starling Bank claims it will be the first bank in the UK to offer… Read More

German Fintech FinLeap Captures €39 Million Through Funding Round Led By SBI Group, NIBC, & Hannover Re

FinLeap, the fintech start-up platform behind Germany’s SolarisBank, has reportedly secured €39 million through its latest round of funding, which was led by SBI Group, NIBC, and Hannover Re. This news comes just one month after the company raised €21 million in equity capital to support its fintech incubation… Read More

Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore Facilitates More Than 70 Pilots & Partnerships Following First Asia Demo Tour

Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore, a global accelerator that is focused on innovation in financial services, announced on Tuesday its 2017 cohort of startups have secured more than 70 pilots, clients, and key partnerships, with hundreds more in the pipeline. This announcement comes just on the bank… Read More