Archive for the ‘FinTech’ Category

2018 China’s FinTech Development Report — Case Study of Aicai Group

From 2016, the internet finance sector started to shift from traffic-driven to FinTech-driven. Currently FinTech is still at the initial stage in China, but the immature financial market provides favorable environment for its fast development. In 2017, the revenue of the FinTech enterprises in China was 654.14 billion Yuan. It is expected by iResearch that […]

EY Welcomes Technology Startups at Pitch Day

The EY Americas Tax Innovation Foundry has announced the launch of a FinTech Pitch Day on June 28 from 9 am to 4 pm EST at District Hall in Boston, MA. EY invites FinTech startups from around the world to pitch disruptive technology solutions. From those submissions, twelve applicants will be selected to present to EY leaders. The Foundry’s objective is […]

Sibos 2018 – Discover Zone and FinTech Marketplace

Sibos 2018 will take place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney between 22 & 25 October 2018. Following a successful debut in Toronto last year, and increasing community demand, the FinTech Marketplace will return in Australia. The FinTech Marketplace features cutting-edge FinTech companies from around the world, enabling them to connect with senior decision makers […]

Digital Disruption: How Fintech is Pushing Banks to Change

Fintech has brought unprecedented disruption in the financial services ecosystem. Legacy financial institutions looking to become digital-enabled face two main challenges. First, the business models and personal skills that have served the industry well for decades has been disrupted by digital innovation and no longer works in the new banking ecosystem. Second, attempts to create new, […]

Nominations Open for the 2018 IDC FinTech Rankings

Nominations are now open for the 15th annual IDC FinTech Rankings and fourth annual IDC FinTech Rankings Real Results 2018. For over a dozen years, IDC Financial Insights has evaluated the revenues of the leading global technology and service providers within the financial services industry in order to construct the IDC FinTech Rankings. The most […]

London-based fintech unicorn Revolut adds the Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Cash and XRP to its app

In December 2017, Revolut launched a feature that allows its 1.8 million customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies instantly from within the app. In addition to Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum, Revolut has today added XRP and Bitcoin Cash to its list of growing cryptocurrencies. The addition of XRP and Bitcoin Cash stems from overwhelming demand from the […]

Empire Startups Toronto 2018 FinTech Conference – June 27

Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, real estate and more. In addition to attracting hundreds of FinTech entrepreneurs, this conference also plays host to the investors and service providers that help accelerate startups. The audience can also look forward to keynotes, panels and demo updates from some of […]

Meet the 35 most exciting young entrepreneurs, engineers, and advisors in UK fintech

Fintech is a big business in the UK. The British Treasury has now held two conferences to promote the country’s burgeoning fintech industry on the world stage and the government estimates that the entire sector is worth £7 billion to the UK economy. That’s up from almost nothing a decade ago. Business Insider has covered […]

Fintech: Next wave of innovation to focus on B2B needs

Inter-business transactions can be a headache for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) due to the extensive documentation required, not to mention the cost of transferring funds. Fintech could provide the solution, says Kerry Agiasotis, managing director and executive vice-president of Sage Asia Pacific. He believes that payment-related fintech solutions could help drive real efficiencies in […]

Fintech firm Plaid expands into Canada

The San Francisco financial technology infrastructure provider, Plaid, has announced it is expanding sales of its full application programming interface suite into Canada. This includes electronic funds transfer authentication and Auth endpoint. Plaid’s main business is connecting user bank accounts to financial applications. The Canadian expansion is the beginning of Plaid’s effort to provide services worldwide. […]