Tagged: Tech Firms

Vancouver Fintech Beanworks Set for $105M Acquisition by French Enterprise Services Company Quadient SA ADR

Vancouver-based Fintech firm Beanworks will reportedly be acquired for $105 million. As reported by BIV, Beanworks is considered a high-growth tech firm and its acquisition deal is estimated at over $100 million. French enterprise services company Quadient SA ADR stated on Monday (March 22, 2021)… Read More

Islamic or Sharia-Compliant Fintech Services are Increasingly being Adopted in MENA Region and Globally

Islamic or Sharia-compliant Fintech services are being increasingly adopted in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and internationally as well, according to a report from Arabian Business. As reported by the news outlet, the largest transaction volumes have come from Saudi Arabia, the UAE,… Read More

Stock Trading in Hong Kong has Increased Significantly Compared to Volumes Reported Recently by London Stock Exchange

Stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have reportedly increased by as much as 4x compared to those on London’s main stock exchange, as large tech stocks continue to attract investors from other jurisdictions. Some have referred to Hong Kong’s stock trading as the “Nasdaq of… Read More

Digital Commerce Boom Leads to India’s BharatPe Finalizing Massive Round, while Branded, Thrasio Close Major Rounds

Thrasio, a company that acquires and then aims to quickly grow third-party sellers on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has finalized $750 million in new funding, raising the firm’s valuation to around $3 billion to $4 billion. The investment round was led by current investors Advent and… Read More

Nevada Plans to Allow Tech Giants to form their Own Governments to Collect Taxes, Offer Other Govt Services to Boost Digital Economy

The US State of Nevada will reportedly be allowing tech giants to launch their own governments in order to collect taxes, establish school districts and courts as well, presumably in an attempt to attract more large firms. The very first “smart city’ could be launched… Read More

New Data Regulation to Draw on Notions of Privacy, Data Localization Another Key Trend in 2021, According to Blockchain Professional

Li Jun, Founder of Ontology and the SAGA Protocol, notes that we’re now living through an “activist period” of data regulation that will most likely dictate how our economies function for “generations to come.” Jun pointed out that most industries have “precedents” for regulation that… Read More

Mayor of Miami Says City is Considering Investing in Bitcoin (BTC) while Making its Business Environment More Appealing to Tech Firms

The Mayor of Miami says he wants to make his city more attractive or appealing to the technology sector by embracing Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, and even investing a certain amount of government funds in the digital asset. Mayor Francis Suarez noted that if… Read More

Northern Ireland has One of the Highest Concentrations of Fintech related Employment in the UK: Report

Whitecap Consulting has released a new report titled, Northern Ireland Fintech Ecosystem Report 2020. It reveals that the region has a population of almost 1.9 million with over 36,000 professionals employed in the financial services or technology sectors. There are at least 74 tech firms… Read More

Deloitte’s Fastest-Growing UK Tech Firms List Includes CrowdProperty, Landbay, Lendable, Lending Crowd, Lending Works, Revolut

Four peer to peer lending platforms were recently ranked among the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing tech firms. Big Four auditing company Deloitte’s UK Fast 50 list ranks tech companies based on their overall revenue growth over the last 4 years. As stated on the accounting firm’s… Read More

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak Might be Planning to Fundamentally Change Current Listing Regime for Tech Firms

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly planning to overhaul or fundamentally change the nation’s listing regime in order to attract more tech firms to London, according to a recent report from Sky News. Sources familiar with the matter said that Sunak will be working on… Read More

Japan’s Ruling Liberal Democratic Party Is Reportedly Planning to Make it Easier for Traditional Banks to Expand into Fintech and Other Sectors

The Japanese Liberal Democratic Party, the nation’s ruling-party, is reportedly planning to make it easier for local banking institutions to branch out into different sectors, which could help them compete with or even push back against emerging Fintech firms and other tech startups. The party’s… Read More

London’s Fintech Sector Is Booming, as it Secured 39% of over $5 Billion of VC Funding Made this Year in City’s Tech Firms

London’s Fintech sector has been growing steadily during the pandemic as significantly more consumers begin to use all-digital financial services. Nearly 40% of VC investments made this year in London’s tech startups involved Fintech projects, according to a report from Tech Nation and Dealroom for… Read More

Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500 Reveals Several Big Fintech Names on the List

The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 aims to be one of the most objective rankings for technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy technology firms for the past 25 years. As noted on the Big Four auditing firm’s website: “Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth,… Read More

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