Saturday, September 19, 2020


The Money Finder pockets $1.75m

Financial planning software startup The Money Finder has raised $1.75m in a new round from Build Ventures and Innovacap. Read more:

SMEs skeptical of mobile banking

A new survey from banking data firm RateWatch is bad news for banks looking to entice SME customers with new mobile offerings. Read more:

Mastercard targets SME cloud adoption in APAC

Mastercard partners with Maestrano to promote SME adoption of cloud-based solutions in Asia-Pacific. Read more:

Does your bank need an innovation lab?

Traditional banking providers in the US are falling behind in the innovation arms race that will define the industry for the next 20 years. Read more:

Avoka eyes international expansion thanks to $12m funding

Financial services-focused online form software business Avoka has picked up $12m of investment to expand out from its Australia and London bases.

Startupbootcamp FinTech’s nine hot companies for London

Financial innovation accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech has revealed the nine breakthrough businesses it has picked to join its London programme.

Tieto acquires credit processor Emric

Tieto has signed an agreement to acquire Emric, the Nordic market leader in software and services for credit processing. Read more:

Goldman Sachs: We’re in the ‘second wave’ of FinTech

The next stage of development in financial technology is going to be partnerships between big banks and start ups:

Can banks build the economy of trust?

If a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, then a company is only as strong as its weakest competitor. Read more:

Why the uberisation of banking can’t come soon enough

Banks, fully aware of the problem, are responding to the challenge and are under-going significant change programmes – currently 90% of consulting spend goes in the direction of uberization. Read more: