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Over 60% of Insurtech Firms are Now Interested in Working with BigTech Companies: Report

Insurance technology (Insurtech) has been evolving rapidly since the past few years. The COVID-19 outbreak has forced the sector to take a serious look at how it communicates with other industry professionals. A new Insurtech report questions and looks into whether agents can work effectively… Read More

SMEs in Fintech Scored Highest in terms of “Readiness” for Blockchain or DLT Adoption and Integration: Report

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Fintech solutions, retail focused platforms, and information communication technology or ICT software programs are expected to lead the blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) revolution, according to a new report. The findings of CIVITTA’s report reveal that finance, retail, and ICT solutions are the “most… Read More

Germany has Over 800 Fintech Firms with $2.2 Billion in Funding Secured since January 2019: Report

Germany has one of the world’s most active Fintech sectors. It has become increasingly competitive with many new ventures being launched. There are more than 800 Fintech firms in Germany and $2.2 billion has been invested into the sector between January 2019 and August 2020,… Read More

Over 90% of Actual Cryptocurrency related Transactions within a Financial Institution Might Not Even be Detected: Report

Current Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) regulations state that it’s the responsibility of all financial service providers to accurately and promptly identify and report any suspicious or potentially fraudulent activity. This activity may be related to how criminals or bad actors exploit convertible virtual currencies… Read More

Fintech Funding in Ireland Surged in H1 2020 as VCs, PE, M&A Deals Secured Over $300 Million in Capital: Report

While many business sectors in Ireland have seen a substantial decline in activity or revenue due to the COVID-19 crisis, that nation’s Fintech industry attracted significant investments of around $328.6 million during H1 2020. This, according to KPMG’s latest report on Fintech deals during the… Read More

Digital Transformation in the Banking Sector Is Being Driven by Need to Reduce Operational Costs, Offer Better User Experience: Report

The global digital banking platform market is on track to reach $9 billion by 2026. It’s currently expanding at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16% during the forecast period, according to a new report. According to a release that summarizes the findings of… Read More

The More Financially Literate are Less likely to Invest in Bitcoin (BTC) and other Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Our attitude or approach towards cryptocurrency investments are determined by our understanding or knowledge of basic financial concepts (financial literacy) and our ability to assess the potential risks involved with investing in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets. This, according to researchers Georgios Panos and… Read More

Artificial Intelligence in Banking: Hong Kong Academy of Finance Publishes Report on AI and Fintech

The Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR), the research segment of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance (AoF), has published a on AI and banking. Entitled “Artificial Intelligence in Banking: The Changing Landscape in Compliance and Supervision” the report seeks to provide… Read More

Dr. Rotem Shneor Discusses the Findings of “Advances in Crowdfunding, Research and Practice,” a Comprehensive and Insightful Compendium of Global Crowdfunding Research and Analysis

Rotem Shneor, Ph.D., and two colleagues, Liang Zhao, and Bjørn-Tore Flåten, are publishing “Advances in Crowdfunding – Research and Practice,” a 500-page compendium of articles by 30 contributors, mostly academic researchers, about everything you ever wanted to know about crowdfunding across business models, sectors, and… Read More

Online Lending Sees Drop in Loan Impairments, Majority of Modified Loans Have Resumed Payments

A report this week indicates that in aggregate, loan impairments from online lenders continue to decline. dv01, a data provider in the online lending sector that has partnered with over 25 issuers and provided securitization reporting and analytics on over $100 billion transactions across consumer… Read More

Paysafe Research Reveals Subscription-Based Payments Set For Significant Growth

Global payments provider Paysafe announced on Tuesday its latest research shows that subscription-based payments are set for significant growth, with 27% of consumers globally expect the number of subscription payments they make to increase over the next 12 months. According to Paysafe, The research surveyed… Read More

Wither Digital Only Banks? Jefferies Thinks COVID May Kill Digital Banks as Incumbent Banks Gain

A recent report authored by Jefferies wonders aloud if COVID will not only impact the health of the world but may also kill off digital-only challenger banks. According to the report, analysis of data indicates that “digital engagement” has moved back into the realm of… Read More

Good News! US Fintech Funding on Track for Banner Year

Fintech, as a sector of investment, has been hot for years now. The financial services industry is at the beginning of a decades-long transformation where all forms of these services will become digitalized and in some cases ubiquitous. A representative from Plaid recently said, “every… Read More

Diabetes Management Platform Gendius Hits 250,000 Downloads as Latest Crowdcube Funding Round Overfunds

Gendius, a UK-based diabetes research company, has successfully raised 300,000 through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round comes less than a year after Gendius raised more than 500,000 through its first Crowdcube initiative. Along with the funding round success, Gendius also… Read More

Fintech in Need of Finance? Report States COVID-19 May Necessitate £825 Million in New Financing

A new report indicates that COVID-19 has hit UK Fintechs hard as this sector of finance may need to raise £825 million for these firms to make it beyond the global pandemic. According to KPMG‘s Fintech Focus report, annual losses for Fintech startups are hovering… Read More

The Impact of Covid-19 on UK Fintech and the Gaping Funding Gap

Between June 2nd – 14th 2020, Innovate Finance, Tech Nation, and the Fintech National jointly distributed a 14-question online, anonymous survey. With particular regard to funding and investment, the purpose of the survey was to collate and analyse data on how the UK Fintech Sector… Read More

Rapid Rise: UK FCA Reports a 1.1 Million INCREASE in Cryptoasset Purchases in One Year

The UK is experiencing growing interest in cryptoassets, according to the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The research by the FCA states that 2.6 million UK consumers have purchased digital assets showing a dramatic 1.1 million increase since research completed by the FCA last year…. Read More

Alternative Finance Report: SMEs Raised €2.7 Billion in The Netherlands

A year-long study by Stichting MKB Financiering, a think tank covering the alternative finance market, is reporting that SMEs raised €2.7 billion in The Netherlands in non-bank financing. The group states that the data proves that alternative finance has gone beyond the experimental phase “securely positioning itself… Read More

CCAF: New Global Research Initiative Targets the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Fintech Markets

Joint study to provide timely data and actionable insights on how the pandemic has affected the Fintech industry globally The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School is partnering with the World Bank Group and the World Economic… Read More

dv01: Total Loan Impairments and Delinquencies Decline as COVID-19 Lingers, Online Lenders Remain Resilient

  dv01 has recently published another report tracking the impact of COVID-19 on the online lending marketplace. dv01 is a top data aggregator tracking the online lending industry. dv01 connects directly with the largest online lenders in the consumer world to, normalizing loan data, providing… Read More

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