Tagged: insights

Digital Assets: PYOR Raises $4M to Support Institutional Participation in Crypto-Assets Sector

PYOR (Power Your Own Research), a “pioneer” in enabling high-fidelity data and insights for the digital assets industry, announced $4 million USD of funding in its seed round. The investment round was “led by Castle Island Ventures, with further investment from Hash3, Antler, Future Perfect… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell Reveals that 91% of SMEs with Cyber Insurance Policy Say Service Provider Helped them Avoid Potential Incidents

Cowbell, the provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), today released its Cyber Round-Up: Q2 2023 report. The report explores insights from small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) leaders “across the U.S., revealing that many SME leaders with cyber insurance feel better prepared… Read More

TransUnion Report: Consumers Increasingly Turning to Credit, Unsecured Loans to Manage Household Budgets

The newly released Q1 2023 Quarterly Credit Industry Insights Report (CIIR) from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) shows that in this current economic climate in which inflation remains at elevated levels and interest rates have risen sharply, consumers “are increasingly turning to credit to manage their household… Read More

Money Management: UK Consumers More Likely to Open Joint Account When they Reach 25-34 Age Range, Survey Reveals

Money is the number one cause of quarrels for three out of 10 couples in the UK, according to a survey by Starling Bank. Couples aged 45-54 reportedly “have the most disagreements (39%), along with parents (37%).” The research, which “questioned 4,000 over 16s in… Read More

Financial Education: SoFi Provides Resources to Help Women Learn More About Personal Finance, Investing, Saving

Nearly two-thirds of women report that personal finances impact their mental health “a lot or somewhat,” according to a new survey conducted by SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI), the digital personal finance company and all-in-one app. And nearly two-thirds (65%) disclosed they are “not comfortable with the… Read More

Research, Web3 Development: ADIA Lab Market Prediction Competition Launched in Partnership with CrunchDAO

ADIA Lab, the Abu Dhabi-based institute dedicated to basic and applied research in data and computational sciences, has partnered with CrunchDAO, a research team of data scientists leveraging Web3 and machine learning to produce next-generation financial insights, “to launch the ADIA Lab Market Prediction competition… Read More

CBDCs: Volante Technologies Partners Expect Central Bank Digital Currencies to Lead Payments Sector

Volante Technologies, the global provider of cloud payments and financial messaging solutions to accelerate digital transformation, has released a partner-authored paper featuring insights “into the banking sector and projections for innovation-driven growth.” The report, the first in an annual series, “incorporates contributions from fifteen global… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: Nansen, NEAR to Enhance On-Chain Insights in the NEAR Ecosystem

Nansen recently announced their partnership with NEAR protocol in order “to provide on-chain insights to their ecosystem.” The team says they are pleased to announce their collaboration with NEAR, “a growing Layer-1 blockchain, to provide advanced analytics for ecosystem developers and investors.” This latest cooperation… Read More

Financial Crime Prevention Firm SEON Releases Cybercrime, Online Threats, Cybersecurity Report

Financial crime prevention professionals at SEON have released their latest ‘Global Cybercrime Report’, which highlights the varying dangers associated “with cyber threats around the world.” The insightful report “combines data from three major cybersecurity authorities; National Cyber Security Index, the Global Cybersecurity Index, and the… Read More

Wealthtech Firm Addepar Introduces New Security Features, Integrations

Wealthtech firm Addepar has shared their monthly update of activity on their platform along with research insights and client, partner and company developments. Addepar is introducing a visualized ownership structure along with a Global Security Master Entity Name attribute that “enables users to see total… Read More

Fintech Insights Report from FT Partners for Q1 2023: Financing Volume Rises, Deal Count Up Over Q4 ’22

FT Partners Research publishes their Q1 2023 FinTech Insights report, providing a comprehensive review of global Fintech deal activity “with analysis across private company financings, IPOs, and M&A transactions.” While still feeling the prolonged impact from high inflation and rising interest rates, turbulence in the… Read More

TransUnion, Datavant to Provide Patient Journey Insights, Measurement Solutions for Healthcare Sector

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced it is leveraging its acquisition of Neustar to expand its partnership with Datavant, which helps organizations securely connect health data, “to offer de-identified patient insights and measurement solutions for HIPAA-focused healthcare brands.” The partnership will enable Datavant’s ecosystem of partners “to… Read More

UK SMEs Are Increasingly Reliant on Real-Time “Actionable” Insights to Guide Decisions: Report

In today’s volatile environment, and with 84% of businesses expecting running costs to spike further this year1, SMEs are “increasingly reliant on real-time actionable insights to guide critical decisions.” Latest figures from Pulse, the “one-of-a-kind,” data-driven tool and resource hub for SMEs, from Nucleus Commercial… Read More

Resilience Becomes More Relevant for UK SMEs, Funding Circle Report Reveals

A report published by the UK’s small business lending platform, Funding Circle (LSE: FCH), in partnership with insights consultancy Savanta, looks at “how resilience for small businesses and the impact of staff wellbeing is more important now than ever before.” Small businesses have “been hard… Read More

Wealthtech Addepar Introduces Test and Development Environment, Sandbox

Wealthtech Addepar recently shared key platform developments, research insights and client, partner and company updates. As noted in a blog post, Addepar Navigator continues “to generate interest from their clients as a tool for managing liquidity for portfolios with significant investments in private capital assets.”… Read More

Investments via European Platform Mintos Saw Surge of €90.7M Worth of Notes Funded

In March, the total investments on Mintos saw “a surge of €90.7 million worth of Notes funded, with interest earned by investors amounting to €4.3 million.” This was largely “driven by a decrease in pending payments.” The average interest rate for March “was 12.6%, resulting… Read More

Fintech Paytrix Finalizes $18.3M Series A, Founders Share Key Industry Insights

Paytrix Co-Founders, Aran Brown and Eddie Harrison recently noted that between them, they have been “working in payments for over 30 years.” Across all aspects of the ecosystem – “from Card Issuing to Card Acquiring; Open Banking to Foreign Exchange and Cross Border Payments.” Within each… Read More

Blockchain Security: CertiK Launches Skynet for Community Web3 Due Diligence Tool

CertiK, the provider of blockchain security solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of Skynet for Community, the “first-of-its-kind” security, due diligence, and insights platform for the Web3 ecosystem. Skynet for Community “simplifies Web3 project research, analysis, and monitoring for users, investors, and community members.”… Read More

Fintech Firm FinGoal Secures New Investment, Increases Focus on Personalization In Banking

FinGoal, an insights platform focused on personalization in banking, announced the closing of an investment round led by Naples Technology Ventures. Personalization, particularly in the financial industry, “is more important than ever as institutions seek to do more with the customers they already have.” FinGoal’s… Read More

€2.56M in Average Daily Investment Reported by Mintos in February

In the latest Insight report, Mintos takes a look at how alternative lending has been gaining momentum. They focus on Southeast Europe (SEE), which in recent years has “seen the emergence of non-bank financial institutions offering accessible and convenient financial services.” Mintos delve into the… Read More

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