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August, 2016

  • 8 August

    Startup of the Month: DARWINEX

    Darwinex is the revolutionary marketplace which bridges the gap between traders and investors. Using this online platform, traders get listed as a new asset class that investors, by backing the traders, can buy and sell. For traders to succeed, they need a chance to show their skills. But the closed …

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  • 5 August

    Attacks against financial services firms rocket in 2016.

    Why is it happening, and what can be done about it? In 2016, financial services organisations have been under attack like never before, with a series of high profile data breaches that have rocked the global financial system. The February theft of $81m from the Bangladesh central bank was significant …

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  • 4 August

    How to get investors chasing you, the owner of a Fintech Business

    According to a recent Accenture study, investment in fintech across the globe, continues to rise.  In the first quarter of 2016, investments in fintech reached $5.3 billion, a 67% increase over the same period the year before. However, the landscape of investment in fintech is changing.  Fintech startups are no …

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  • 3 August

    Will London remain the capital of fintech?

    London is currently hailed as the global centre of fintech. This should come as no surprise, as it is by tradition a financial centre, with most of the leading banks operating in the European and African markets headquartered in the capital. Similarly, leading disrupting actors such as Funding Circle, Transferwise, …

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  • 2 August

    Could robo-advisory technology break into the world of sports betting?

    “Wall Street” (CC BY 2.0) by  Dave Center  Analytics have become a vital part of the sporting world since the development of technology. Baseball was the pioneer sport to use statistics for team-building following the success of the Oakland Athletics in the infamous story of Moneyball. As a result, the system has been …

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  • 1 August

    Translating Cyber-Threats into Business Risks

    Aside from the relentless barrage of cyber-attacks, one of the key challenges for IT security professionals is getting the rest of the business on board with efforts to keep these threats at bay. There is great potential for things to get lost in translation when cyber-threats and remedies for protecting …

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July, 2016

  • 30 July

    Bricksave selects Contego’s fraud detection platform to carry out complex KYC and AML checks

    Contego, a multi-source fraud detection platform, today announced that the global real estate crowdfunding platform Bricksave has selected its platform to carry out international checks on individuals to ensure compliance with AML and KYC requirements. The property sector is an increasingly regulated market and complying with AML and KYC legislation is …

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  • 29 July

    The Future of Fintech – with a bit of Brexit thrown in!

    I’m still in shock over the referendum result, but more about that later. According to the technologists we are all going to pay with thumbs, robots will make sure our pensions don’t shrink, realtime payments will be global and and it will be impossible to launder money… As a fully …

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  • 28 July

    The Future of Fintech: William Mougayar

    The future of FinTech will include a continuous assault on the large incumbent players whose market shares are eroding. Large financial institutions are challenged, because they cannot innovate from within their current business models. They are happy improving themselves gradually, but are not able to make radical changes to their …

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  • 26 July

    The Future of Fintech: iBe TSE

    I disagree that Apple, Google and other big corporations extending their tentacles into the fintech market should be viewed as a bad thing. They have a real affinity with startups and, within the years, they aligned culturally and crucially their view on fintechs as a necessary part of their business …

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  • 25 July

    The Future of Fintech: REVOLUT

    Brexit was an outcome I think it’s fair to say that the majority of the UK fintech community was neither desiring or expecting, but whenever there is change and uncertainty, there is opportunity. Now that the dust is settling, it is time to take a dispassionate view and focus on …

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  • 23 July

    A customer-centric revolution, insurance industry congregates to discuss change

    The insurance industry including carriers, brokers, agents and marketing experts will meet on September 19 & 20 2016 in Chicago at the Insurance2Customer USA Summit hosted by Insurance Nexus, a division of FC Business Intelligence. The insurance industry is transforming from product-centric to customer-centric, driven by increasing customer expectations, innovative …

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  • 22 July

    Panaseer: switching the lights on so Boards can take control of cyber risk

    When it comes to the question “What’s our business risk from cyber?” Board members in finance are in the dark. They know their firms are being targeted by threat actors, that they’re spending a lot on security teams and technologies, and that regulatory reporting pressures are mounting. But they do …

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  • 22 July

    APIs are good medicine

    RBS has been formulating its API strategy over the past few months. APIs will enable us to extend our banking platform and capabilities to third party application providers as well business customers, both large and small. This is why the strategy discussion should not be limited to a discussion about …

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  • 21 July

    DueCourse selected to partner with accountancy experts SageOne and Xero

    FinTech firm now links with all UK online accounting packages DueCourse, the rapidly expanding invoice financing service for SMEs, is now available to users of leading online accountancy packages SageOne and Xero. After a rigorous selection process, the service is now available to use with all online accountancy packages in …

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  • 21 July

    Does Retail Banking need to make an Amazonian effort to keep pace with consumer demand?

    Consumer expectations are growing. Recent research suggests that given the chance, over half of financial consumers would opt to bank with Amazon. Why? Because a company famous for delivery innovation, outstanding customer service and thinking outside the box has fundamentally disrupted the service industry, reinventing what it means to provide …

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  • 20 July

    The User Experience in Lending – Where should it be?

    Speed and trust are vital for unsecured lenders; these being attributes that our research highlighted as the greatest influences when a consumer selects a lender. But what about the customer journey over the full life-cycle of their loan? User experience hasn’t always been at the forefront of lenders’ minds, but given the rapid technological …

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  • 20 July

    SMEs and Start-ups: What lies ahead in the future of Fintech?

    Investment by Apple, Google and now Intel into the fintech market strikes fear into many small and startup companies that are currently in or contemplating their entry into this market. But should they worry? We have seen it already in other industries: with the massive resources available to them, the …

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  • 19 July

    Fintech is alive and well in Scotland, with Edinburgh leading the charge

      The tech sector in Edinburgh now accounts for 1 in 8 businesses, and according to the 2016 Tech Nation Report, Edinburgh is the largest technology cluster outside London in terms of productivity.  It’s not just the burgeoning startup scene and growing infrastructure that makes Edinburgh an attractive proposition for …

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  • 19 July

    Creative TECH’ v Complacent FIN’.

    Today, the fintech industry is in the early stages of cooperation and collaboration. To accelerate the true fintech arena, real commitment to partnership is a must. But you can’t assume all tech companies want to partner. Many do, but others have absolutely no interest and want to disrupt the ‘complacent …

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  • 18 July

    No ceiling on UK Angels optimism as they descend on Dorchester Hotel

    Despite an emergency change of setting with just 72 hours notice, the annual UKBAA Gala Awards event was an exceptional success. The Dorchester Hotel provided an elegant alternative to the pre-arranged venue, where the roof had partially collapsed. Did this signal the sky falling in on the investment community post …

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  • 18 July

    The Networks Economy

    In the past few months everyone has been talking about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, defined by World Economic Forum Founder Klaus Schwab as the transformation of humankind led by technological innovations in the physical, digital, and biological spheres. This revolution will indeed change the world, will substitute humans with robots …

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  • 18 July

    Grace Systems crowned MoneyConf’s best startup

    Fintech leaders from across the globe came together to discuss the future of banking and technology at MoneyConf in Madrid. Dutch data science and data mining provider Grace Systems won the title of most promising company in the fintech industry. After three rounds of pitching to audiences, Dutch firm Grace …

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  • 15 July

    TechUnity – Our Voice

    They say a week is a long time in politics but over the last ten days I don’t think anyone would have predicted either the outcome of the EU Referendum, or indeed the shenanigans and Shakespearean dramas that have unfolded.  As I write this we are about to have the …

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  • 15 July

    Brexit and THE FUTURE OF FINTECH

    What was your Brexit strategy? Didn’t have one? Not to worry, no one else did either. But it’s not what happens, it’s what you do about it that determines the outcome. And we entrepreneurs aren’t worth the paper stock we hold unless we can pivot this to our individual and …

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  • 14 July

    Fintech Week is here

    Fintech Week is back and bigger than ever. Fintech Week 2015 brought together innovative startups operating in the financial technology space with established multinationals, investors, the government and media; opening up exciting networking opportunities that ultimately lead to collaboration and innovation across the financial sector. This is why I started …

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  • 13 July

    Money is the new Mail?

    Money is a means of communication, when you boil it down. It’s a communication of value, which opens up a conversation, as it were. Money is a communication tool.  We were at MoneyConf in Madrid in June, and as ever at these events there were some rising stars visible amongst …

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  • 12 July

    Contego achieves Cyber Essentials PLUS status

    On 12th July 2016, Contego, the multi-source fraud detection platform, announced that it had achieved the Cyber Essentials PLUS certification, a government backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against cyber attacks. Since 2011, Contego has been helping banks, Fintech and property firms to reduce the risk of …

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  • 10 July

    Big banks can be challengers too

    Paul Bowman from Market Gravity shares his insights on how traditional long-term strategies are dead and banking organisations are finding new ways to innovate quickly    The banking sector is currently polarised between two camps: established high-street banks and the new breed of startup ‘challenger’ banks that are turning the …

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  • 8 July

    Hatstand partners with Sqreem to leverage statistical (machine) learning in the fight against financial crime

    Global financial services consultancy and capital market specialist Hatstand, a Synechron company, announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Sqreem, a pattern detection and predictive analysis software firm, to jointly provide solutions for use with financial crime. Financial firms will benefit from a next generation surveillance platform that …

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  • 7 July

    Internationally recognised Fintech consultancy partners with Nordic start-up

    Consult Hyperion, while based in the UK and the US, plans to increase its focus on the Nordic region, and therefore it has now partnered with Norfico for future projects in the region. For Norfico, which was founded less than a year ago, the partnership is both a recognition of …

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  • 6 July

    Oxford Startup Digital Fineprint Teams up with Allianz

    Digital Fineprint, a fintech startup that uses social media to help insurers reach more consumers have just joined the 2016 batch of Allianz in-house accelerator. Allianz, the world’s largest insurance company, has selected five startups from all over the world to help it innovate in the fields of big data, …

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  • 5 July

    VCs respond to Brexit, talking advice, appetite and talent

    The referendum decision for the UK to leave the EU has sent shockwaves through Silicon Roundabout. Whilst the message from UK investors is one of pragmatic optimism – “Don’t Panic, but…” – the UK startup ecosystem faces an uncertain future. Questions are being asked, risks assessed and due diligence toughening …

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  • 4 July

    The Oak closed its first round round at $300

    UK FinTech startup ​The Oak​ has announced it has closed its first round at $300k. The Oak will release a ​public beta soon​ to improve people’s relationship with their finances. The Oak​ is ​a ​​financial wellness coach​, it studies your banking data and through machine learning and artificial intelligence technology can answer …

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June, 2016

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