Tuesday, October 27, 2020

BBVA creates global head of data role

BBVA has installed veteran David Puente as global head of data. Read more: www.finextra.com

Open source data: The last FinTech frontier

In the early days, programmers and software developers shared their creations learned from each other and advanced computing. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Financial data spending rises to record $27bn

Investors and businesses spent more than $27bn (£22bn) on financial market data last year, the highest total ever. Read more: www.cityam.com

Big Squid grabs $3m to predict business scenarios

Predictive analytics firm Big Squid has landed $3m in a seed funding round led by Silverton Partners and Kickstart Seed Fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

JuanCredit, the first credit scoring system in the Philippines

The Philippines is an interesting country to study. Read more: www.e27.co

Duco expands with Societe Generale Bank & Trust

Duco has announced a commercial agreement with Societe Generale Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Societe Generale based in Luxembourg. Read more: www.businesswire.com

Artificial intelligence takes on risk of non-payments

Fear is holding back small businesses from trading internationally. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Acadian Asset Management taps Microsoft big data tech

Acadian Asset Management is set to start using a Microsoft prediction engine. Read more: www.finextra.com

The impact of more data on the claims handling process

Data and analytics have become incorporated in the P&C space application and underwriting processes. Read more: www.propertycasualty360.com

Credit scoring startup bonify grabs €5.5m

Berlin-based credit scoring startup bonify has picked up €5.5m in a Series A round led by London-based Mosaic Ventures and Silicon Valley firm Ribbit Capital. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com