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The fintech interview: Part 5 Honcho

In this instalment of Karl Flinders’ fintech interview series  meet Honcho, a startup created to take on the price comparison websites in the car insurance market. This is a case of a startup disrupting the existing disrupters. Price comparison companies were the early tech pioneers in insurance, and have largely replaced traditional insurance brokers. Now they themselves […]

83% of Brits unsure about fintech, says TopLine study

A recent study by TopLine Comms has found that 83% of people in Britain are “unsure” of using fintech, despite its growth in recent years. Many of the surveyed 2,000 UK consumers choose not to trust the sector for a few reasons; just under a third (27%) cited a lack of understanding of it in comparison […]

Global FinTech Investment Market 2018: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast To 2025

Mart Research published Global FinTech Investment Market research report which provides industry share, key players, regions and revenue. The report studies the global FinTech Investment market, analyzes and researches the FinTech Investment market development status and forecast in United States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia. Single user price — 3300 USD Enterprise price […]

BBVA and Anthemis to open startup incubator in London

BBVA bank has partnered with FinTech investor Anthemis to build a venture creation studio in London. The aim of the studio is to act as a space for FinTech entrepreneurs to come and build innovative businesses. Both BBVA and Anthemis intend to help startup founders find FinTech business opportunities, initiate projects, and see them develop from […]

The SEC Is Setting Up a New Division to Talk to ICO Startups

The U.S. SEC is launching a new division with the goal of making it simpler for fintech startups – including those launching ICOs – to navigate the legal implications of their products. The Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology will act as a central point for the securities regulator to interact with entrepreneurs and […]

The Question of The ROI: How Much Can An ICO Pay You Back

When selecting potential projects for investment one of the important reason to invest is the return on investment (ROI). Considering that more than 300 new projects enter the market every month and some of them will not achieve their minimum goals, while others will seriously lose in price after being placed on the exchange, the […]

ICO Launch Malta CEO: Days of Utility ICOs Numbered, Market Shifting Toward STOs (Interview)

Jan Sammut is a veteran ICO advisor, founder and CEO of, Malta’s first full stack ICO agency. As one of the most crypto-knowledgeable people in Malta, Jan Sammut’s opinion carries much weight with locals as well as the extended European crypto community. Jan ran Malta’s first ICO and launched Europe’s first MiFID 2 compliant security […]

GREE Ventures backs seed round for Indonesian fintech startup CROWDE

Indonesian agriculture-focused fintech startup CROWDE has announced the closing of an undisclosed seed funding round led by GREE Ventures and joined by CREVISSE Partners and local prominent angels. The company will use the capital to accelerate the development of its fintech platform targeted at Indonesia’s agriculture sector. CROWDE allocates capital raised through its platform to […]

Survey: Fintech Excites Treasury & Finance Execs, But Many Have Yet to Implement It

Corporate treasury and finance executives are enthusiastic about emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotic process automation. Yet, new research by the Association for Financial Professionals reveals that many treasury and finance professionals have yet to implement these technologies within their functions. Based on 708 responses, the 2018 AFP Technology Survey not only found […]

Nordic Fintech Report

Five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden partnered to provide insight on the investment landscape, regulatory environment and opportunities and challenges in fintech they are faced with in their region. Read more Download the report