FinTech News

FinTech News · 02 März 2018
TOP STORIES UK to become cashless society by 2020 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS BNP Paribas launches fintech investment fund POLICY / REGULATION European Commission roundtable: blockchain ‘holds promise’, investors must know risks PAYMENTS Mastercard and Facebook pair to help business go digital BLOCKCHAIN German research institute to use blockchain for radio-frequency ID sensor systems CROWDFUNDING OurCrowd, along with three of its portfolio companies, recognised as world’s most innovative...
FinTech News · 23 Februar 2018
TOP STORIES $850 Million: Telegram ICO quietly shatters blockchain fundraising record BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS UK Investment Association to launch fintech accelerator “VeloCity” for the asset management industry POLICY / REGULATION Global regulators neutral on new rules for 'hyped' fintech PAYMENTS French startup Lydia says it wants to take on PayPal BLOCKCHAIN Lenovo explores blockchain for document validation with US patent INSURTECH Insurtech start-up to revolutionise SME health cover Want...
FinTech News · 20 Februar 2018
European Fintech Alliance's partner MoneyLive will hold events on Cards and Payments as well as Retail and Banking next month! The events will take place from 12th to 14th March in Amsterdam. MoneyLIVE: Cards and Payments will intensively discuss with payments professionals across Europe disruptive challenges of the financial industry MoneyLIVE: Retail Banking brings together leading innovators from all corners of the European banking landscape. Participants will gain insights on open banking,...
FinTech News · 16 Februar 2018
TOP STORIES Citigroup chooses London as the location for its newest Fintech innovation hub BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Finnish Fintech Zervant secures €6 million through latest funding round led by Tesi POLICY / REGULATION European supervisory authorities join in issuing warning to consumers regarding risk of buying cryptocurrencies PAYMENTS Western Union powers certify mass payments BLOCKCHAIN The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange raises $27 million in token sale to lead the introduction of new...
FinTech News · 09 Februar 2018
TOP STORIES Cybersecurity dominates EU Fintech Action Plan BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS UK FIs take another step to compete with FinTechs POLICY / REGULATION Brexit: opportunity for Fintech regulation PAYMENTS SMBs have payment fraud blind spot BLOCKCHAIN Chain BLX debuts decentralised blockchain project INSURTECH EMC enters strategic partnership with stealthy insurtech startup Want to read more? Become an EFA member and get the full version of our weekly newsletter!
FinTech News · 02 Februar 2018
TOP STORIES Coincheck hack may spur more regulation and decentralised trading BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Buddybank finally opens for business POLICY / REGULATION European Commission launches the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum PAYMENTS Ripple adds new partners for xRapid project BLOCKCHAIN ARK to accelerate all-in-one blockchain access CROWDFUNDING Dublin tech company breaks crowdfunding record Want to read more? Become an EFA member and get the full version of our weekly newsletter!
FinTech News · 26 Januar 2018
TOP STORIES Microsoft, Hyperledger, UN Join Blockchain Identity Initiative BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS UK and Hong Kong trade agencies open fintech awards programme POLICY / REGULATION European Central Bank to discuss Bitcoin and Blockchain with youth PAYMENTS Mastercard sets 2019 as deadline for EU issuers to offer biometric authentication BLOCKCHAIN Telegram to launch cryptocurrency: joins Blockchain bandwagon CROWDFUNDING The UK is leading the way in crowdfunding and P2P lending as the rest of...
FinTech News · 22 Januar 2018
European Fintech Alliance is happy to announce it has concluded a new partnership with Finovate Middle East, taking place in Dubai on February 26-27 2018! "While many have been around for the fintech explosion over the past several years, few have been there for the sparks. For over 10 years, Finovate has fanned the fintech flames: New York in 2007. Bay Area in 2008. London in 2010. Singapore in 2012. Hong Kong in 2016. And now, FinovateMiddleEast, the newest addition to Finovate’s renowned...
FinTech News · 19 Januar 2018
TOP STORIES Standard Chartered establishes fintech innovation and investment unit BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Open banking – the invisible reform that will shake up UK financial services POLICY / REGULATION More US states move to legalise blockchain PAYMENTS Visa challenges start-ups to come up with payment solutions BLOCKCHAIN NASA-funded research will let unmanned spacecraft “think” using AI and blockchain CROWDFUNDING CoAssets signs strategic cooperation agreement with EC technology &...
FinTech News · 16 Januar 2018
Marcus Laube, Chair of the European Fintech Alliance and founder and CEO of crossinx has published an article in "Bank und Markt". In "Spiel ohne Regeln - noch" Mr. Laube calls for equal conditions of competition for everyone through Europe-wide uniform regulations. These should, however, be technologically neutral, not excessive and not focus on the business model but on the products instead. The article can be found at the Bank und Markt homepage.

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