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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

KPMG Releases Global Technology Innovation Report

  KMPG just released part one of its Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies 2017 publication series, Global Technology Innovation Hubs. In the report, KPMG discusses the cities, countries, people and companies that are driving innovative development around the world. The report is based on data… Read More

Austrade & Commonwealth Bank of Australia Partner Up to Boost Fintech Collaboration with UK

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Austrade have signed a new collaboration agreement designed to improve the flow of Fintech innovation between the UK and Australia. Austrade is the Australian government’s ministry of Trade, Tourism and Investment. The agreement is said to be used… Read More

KPMG Fintech Report: Fintech Investment Declined in 2016 But Still Robust

KPMG published their quarterly Fintech report last week. The Pulse of Fintech Q4 2016, shares both quarterly and full year numbers for global Fintech investment. According to the report, investments and mergers value dropped from $46.7 billion in 2015 to $24.7 billion in 2016. KPMG… Read More

France’s Online Alternative Finance Doubles in Size – Crowdfunding Grows 40%

The French Crowdfunding Association (Financement Participatif France) released today the 3rd edition of its annual industry Barometer. For the first time, the data was compiled by auditing and consulting firm KPMG, which lends to the Barometer additional weight. The association was represented, among other board… Read More

Finnovista’s Fermin Bueno Shares Updates on Spain’s Fintech Ecosystem and Upcoming Pitch Day in Madrid

“We are convinced that the moment has come for Spanish banks and insurance companies to recognize the great opportunity that the whole country and financial sector have thanks to the impulse and promotion of Fintech. It is also the time to begin to promote strategies… Read More

KPMG & CB Insights Report Suggest FinTech Growth is Slowing

During the first half of 2016, regulators feared that Fintech would become all too powerful.  Then, in November, they concluded that the Fintech sector was not threatening.  At the cusp of 2017, it also appears that other observers have concluded that the FIintech boom is… Read More

KPMG Report: Online Lending in Continental Europe Q1 through Q3 2016

KPMG, along with AltFi data, has published a new report on alternative lending in Europe. KPMG also sourced data from the most recent Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance report. The document, entitled Alternative Lending Market Trends in Continental Europe 2016, provides an interesting snapshot of… Read More

Stockholm Set to Open Fintech Hub

The Stockholm Fintech Hub, an independent, not-for-profit hub, is set to launch in the first quarter of 2017. The hub’s mission is to accelerate and promote the development of Sweden’s fintech, insurtech, and regtech startups. It was created by Matthew Argent, Partner BLC Advisors, KPMG,… Read More

Seedrs Benelux Funds First Dutch Company, Signs Agreements with KPMG & EY

Seedrs Benelux has successfully funded its first Dutch company.  Fitmo, the Olympian-backed personal training app, is now the first Dutch campaign to fund on Seedrs following the opening of its Amsterdam office. Fitmo is a personal training app backed by Olympic star Haile Gebrselassie, who has… Read More

Wealth Migrate Featured on KPMG & H2 Ventures’ Global 2016 Fintech 100 List

On Thursday, real estate crowdfunding platform, Wealth Migrate claimed it was selected as the only South African company to be featured in the top 50 of KPMG and H2 Ventures’ Global 2016 Fintech 100 list. As previously reported, the annual list notably included 50 “established” fintech… Read More

KPMG & H2 Ventures Announce Third Annual Fintech 100 List

On Monday, H2Ventures and KPMG Fintech teamed up to announce the third annual Fintech 100 list, which notably includes 50 “established” fintech companies from across the global and 50 “emerging stars.” The Fintech 100 includes 35 companies from the Americas, 28 companies from EMEA, plus… Read More

KPMG Australia Shares Initial Results from Fintech Accelerator

KPMG Australia has released some “key takeaways” from their Fintech Accelerator mLab, a program that was launched in August this year. The approach was to match authorised deposit taking institutions with early stage Fintech firms. The accelerator program included seven Australian mutual banks and credit… Read More