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Fintech Innovators Announces 2017 Fintech100

Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech, announced on Wednesday the 2017 Fintech100. Fintech Innovator revealed that The Fintech100 were selected following extensive global research and analysis based on data relating to five factors. Two criteria are related to capital… Read More

KPMG: In Q3 Global Fintech Investment Hit $8.2 Billion

KPMG Pulse of Fintech was published this week and as usual it was packed full of interesting data points regarding the global Fintech industry. Overall, global Fintech investment remains solid with$8.2 billion invested across 274 deals. Sizable Fintech deals helped to propel this number with… Read More

KPMG’s Global Report Reveals: Fintech Viewed As Biggest Disruptor For Financial Institutions But Lags in Effective Strategies

On Wednesday, KPMG released its latest global report, Forging the Future: how financial institutions are embracing fintech to evolve and grow, which revealed more details about fintech’s effects on the financial industry. KPMG’s report revealed that banks, insurers, and asset management companies believe technologies such… Read More

City of London: The UK Currently Leads the World in Fintech but More Action is Needed

At a presentation by the City of London, a report by KPMG entitled the Value of Fintech, was distributed along with a discussion on the need for the UK to do more to maintain and improve their global Fintech prominence. Speaking for the City of… Read More

The City of London Corporation & KPMG to Present New Report “The Value of Fintech”

The City of London announced on Tuesday it will present its latest report, The Value of Fintech later this week. The City revealed it teamed up with KPMG for the report. The organizations revealed that the report, which was commissioned by the City and was produced… Read More

Swiss Authorities Create “Juridical Certitude” for ICOs

The Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) in Switzerland commented on the initial coin offerings (ICOs) market in Switzerland last month. FINMA issued Guidance 04/2017 on this topic just as it announced it was investigating a number of ICOs to determine if laws had been broken…. Read More

Asia-Pacific Alternative Finance Rises to a Quarter Trillion Dollars in 2016 led by China

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is out with their 2nd annual report quantifying the growth of alternative finance for the Asia Pacific Region in 2016. Entitled, “Cultivating Growth,” the benchmarking report shows an emerging industry that grew dramatically versus year prior as it… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Receives 166 Applications from 39 Different Countries for FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has announced that it has received 166 applications from over 39 countries for its inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge. The global participation was accomplished in less than two weeks with outreach coordinated by ADGM AND KPMG. Each applicant has… Read More

Fintech Australia Shares: Australia Enjoys Spike in Fintech Investment

Earlier this week, Fintech Australia announced the Aussie country has enjoyed a spike in fintech investment during the second quarter of 2017. The organization shared the latest information from KPMG’s Pulse in Fintech report, which was released last month. According to the report, Australian fintech… Read More

Fintech Australia Shares 2017 Australian Fintech Update (Infographic)

On Saturday, Fintech Australia released a new infographic that revealed more details about the Australian fintech industry’s successes so far this year. This infographic comes just after the organization revealed that Sydney could potentially challenge Singapore as a fintech hub. The organization shared: “We’ve prepared… Read More

Fintech Australia Comments on Report: Sydney Could Potentially Challenge Singapore as Fintech Hub

FinTech Australia is out with a comment on the report that was published by the Committee for Sydney regarding the Fintech sector in Australia. FinTech Australia welcomed the report, entitled “Scaling the Fintech Opportunity: For Sydney & Australia,” as it indicates that Sydney is a… Read More

Scaling Fintech in Australia: The Committee for Sydney Report Points to Potential for Innovations in Finance

The Committee for Sydney has published a report that points to the potential for Fintech innovation in Sydney and Australia in general. Published with the assistance of KPMG, the document is entitled Scaling the Fintech Opportunity: For Sydney & Australia. Australia, as a country, may… Read More

Australian Fintecher Avoka Wins ATB Financial’s Global Innovation Challenge

KPMG and Matchi named Avoka as the winner of ATB Financial’s Customer Onboarding Global Innovation Challenge. Avoka will now work with ATB on a proof-of-concept project with a view to roll out and implement the solution. “Avoka is thrilled to have been selected the winner… Read More

KPMG: Ranking of 50 Top Fintech Companies in China for 2017 Kicks Off

Last week, KPMG held a press conference in Beijing to announce the selection and ranking of the top 50 Fintech companies in China for 2017. China is the largest Fintech market in the world led by conglomerates like Alibabay (Alipay, Ant Financial etc.), Tencent and… Read More

Alternative Lending Index Unveils European Cross-Border Lending Opportunities

Twino, one of the leading Baltic lending marketplace, has produced in conjunction with KPMG Baltics a report called Alternative Lending Index which assesses the potential of alternative finance in 23 European countries based on a set of economic credit data. While the report does not… Read More

KPMG Acquires Global Fintech Innovation & Matchmaking Platform Matchi

KPMG International announced on Wednesday it has acquired Matchi, a global fintech innovation and matchmaking platform that connects financial institutions, including banks and insurance companies, with leading-edge financial services technology solutions and companies worldwide. According to KPMG, the Matchi platform includes over 700 curated fintech solutions… Read More

Europe On Pace for Record Year in Fintech Deals

Despite a quiet start to Fintech deals on a global level this year, Europe looks like it’s on pace to break records, according to CB Insights’ recent Q1 report. CB Insights reported that European fintech firms raised over $667 million over the first three months of the year… Read More

KPMG: $3.2 Billion in Fintech Deals During Q1 as 2017 “Starts Modestly”

KPMG has published their most recent Pulse of Fintech covering the global Fintech industry during Q1 of 2017. According to their numbers, global investment in Fintech topped $3.2 billion accross 260 deals the first three months of the year. KPMG says that Fintech investment got… Read More

Matchi Teams Up With ATB Financial & KPMG in Canada to Launch Fintech Challenge

Matchi, a global fintech matchmaking firm, announced it has teamed up with ATB Financial and KPMG in Canada to launch a customer onboarding innovation challenge dedicated to fintech companies. The companies reported that this challenge aims to reimagine customer onboarding and management through collaboration with… Read More