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AI in Fintech Market to Reach $22.6 Billion by 2025, but Most Fintechs Still Prefer In-House Over Buying AI Software from Third Parties

The global AI in Fintech market was valued at about $6.67 billion last year and is now projected to reach $22.6 billion by 2025. As noted in ResearchAndMarket’s recent report, the AI Fintech sector is on track to expand at a CAGR of 23.37% from… Read More

IPC, a Global Communications Solutions Provider for Financial Markets, Partners Digital Reasoning to Identify Regulatory Risks Faster

IPC, a global provider of communications and networking solutions for the financial markets, has teamed up with Digital Reasoning, an established AI solutions provider that aims to better interpret human communications and behaviors. As noted in a release shared with CI: “The strategic partnership will… Read More

Global Fintech Market Is Projected to Reach $300 Billion Market Cap by 2025 Due to Large Investments in New Tech and Infrastructure: Report

The global Fintech market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 20% and is projected to reach a market value of approximately $305 billion by 2025, according to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets. Last month, UBS published a report… Read More

Fintech Firms Must Properly Manage Cash Flow, as COVID-19 Is Making it Challenging to Assess Credit Risk, Monedo CEO Says

David Chan, CEO at Monedo (previously Kreditech), a point of sale (PoS) lender that claims to have more than one million customers who have reportedly received over 2 million loans (as of March 2020), says that the online lender has a global addressable market of… Read More

Australian Fintech Hay Selects Featrurespace’s ARIC Risk Hub to Identify and Prevent Fraudulent Financial Activities

Featurespace, an established provider of Enterprise Financial Crime prevention software, confirmed that Australia’s Fintech Hay has chosen its ARIC Risk Hub to help identify and prevent potentially fraudulent financial activities and money laundering on its mobile-first solution. Hay builds digital infrastructure from the ground up… Read More

ThetaRay, Provider of Big Data and AI-enhanced Analytics Tools, Introduces FastStart Platform to Combat Financial Crime During COVID-19

  Israel-based ThetaRay, a provider of Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced analytics tools, has launched FastStart, a product that aims to address the requirements of financial institutions during the COVID-19 crisis. As noted on ThetaRay’s official website: “Since the pandemic began, banks have seen… Read More

Indian Online Lender Lendingkart Secures Over $42 Million in Funding via Round Led by Bertelsmann India Investments, Others

India-based online lender Lendingkart Technologies has secured Rs 319 crore (appr. $42.16 million) in funding through a Series D investment round, which was led by existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments, Fullerton Financial Holdings, IndiaQuotient, and Sistema Asia Fund. LendingKart’s management said that the capital raised… Read More

UK’s Financial Crime Prevention Software Developer, Featurespace, Secures £30 million in Capital via Round Led by Merian Chrysalis Investment

UK-based Featurespace, a firm focused on fraud prevention, has secured £30 million in capital from an investment round led by Merian Chrysalis Investment. Several existing investors also took part in the round. The firm’s software is designed to learn the normal or typical digital behavior… Read More

Fintech Solution Provider FIS’ VC Division to Invest $150 Million in High-Potential Financial Tech Companies

FIS (NYSE:FIS), a financial services technology provider, revealed on April 28, 2020 that its newly formed corporate venture investment division, FIS Ventures, has introduced an initiative that will aim to invest $150 million in high-potential Fintech firms in the coming years. FIS is a publicly-traded… Read More

India-based Datacultr, a Platform Allowing Consumer Lending Firms to Reduce Risks, to Help Businesses Work Securely During COVID-19 Crisis

India-based Datacultr, a platform as a service provider that allows consumer lending firms to significantly reduce their risk on “new to credit”​ customers, confirmed that it will be enabling banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), and other financial service providers to lend securely while reducing risk… Read More

Quantum Computing: CaixaBank, a Spanish Financial Services Firm, Is Developing Machine Learning Algorithms for Classifying Customers Based on Credit Risk

CaixaBank S.A., a Spanish financial services firm based in Valencia and Barcelona in Spain, is moving forward with its experimental application of quantum computing to its financial products and services. CaixaBank, the third-largest lender by market cap in Spain (after Banco Santander and the BBVA),… Read More

AI and Blockchain Firm Points Technology Acquires Millions of Dollars in Funding via Round with Contributions from K2 Ventures Partners

Points Technology, an artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain-focused firm, has reportedly acquired millions of dollars in funding through a Series A round. K2 Venture Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm, made the investment. Points Technology’s management said that the funds raised will be used to… Read More

Fintech Credit Provider 4G Capital Adjusts Business Operations to Cope with Coronavirus Outbreak

Fintech credit provider 4G Capital, a firm that supports individuals and companies across Africa, has introduced operational and services updates for its business operations across Kenya and Uganda. The company has also shared how it is dealing with the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. FSD (Financial… Read More

Insurtech: France-based Akur8, an AI-enhanced Insurance Platform, Secures €8 Million via Series A Round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital

Paris-headquartered Akur8, a company that’s developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced insurance pricing platform, has secured €8 million via a Series A round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital. The funds raised will be used to expand the firm’s business operations across North and South America… Read More

Super Size: Digital Bank Market to Top $578 Billion by 2027

The global neo and challenger bank market is projected to reach a valuation of approximately $578 billion by 2027, at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 46.5% from 2019 to 2027. This, according to a recent report from Facts and Factors Market Research,… Read More

Regtech: Dublin-based Regulatory Software Developer DX Compliance Solutions to Raise €1.2 Million via Seed Round

Ireland-based DX, a Regtech firm focused on developing compliance software, aims to introduce flexible anti-money laundering (AML) checks and processes for Fintech companies. Simon Dix, a lawyer who previously worked at Germany-based digital bank Fidor Bank, has extensive experience dealing with AML compliance matters in… Read More

Global Artificial Intelligence Market Is Projected to Reach $390.9 Billion by 2025: Report

The global artificial intelligence (AI) market size is projected to hit $390.9 billion by 2025. The market is expected to achieve a compound annual growth rate of 46.2% from 2019 to 2025. AI is a major technological innovation along with Big Data advancements, machine learning… Read More

SME Platform Xero Integrates Payment Tech Firm Square’s Software in Australia to Enable Instant Payments for Business Invoices

Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) platform Xero has reportedly made a new technology integration with Square’s software in Australia, in order to allow users to make instant payments of small-business invoices. The new feature will allow small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) using Square’s platform to… Read More

San Francisco’s Fintech HouseCanary, a Real Estate Analytics Solution Provider, Secures $65 Million in Round Led by Morpheus Ventures

San Francisco-headquartered HouseCanary, a Fintech firm focused on providing a real estate analytics solution, has secured $65 million through a growth funding round led by Morpheus Ventures, Alpha Edison, and PSP Growth. Following HouseCanary’s latest investment round, the firm’s total funding (to date) stands at… Read More

European Central Bank Partners with Digital Innovation Platform Reply to Offer AI and Machine Learning Coding Marathon

The European Central Bank (ECB) has partnered with Reply, a platform focused on digital innovation, in order to offer a 48-hour coding marathon, which will focus on teaching participants how to apply the latest artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms. The marathon is… Read More

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