Tuesday, April 23, 2024

‘If regulators can tilt FinTech, they’ll be able to tilt finance’

Zack Miller discusses regulation with Jo Ann Barefoot of Barefoot Innovation Group. Read more: banknxt.com

A plea for rules, even if Hong Kong loses to Singapore

Call them barriers, obstacles, hindrances to development, if you will, but we need these rules. Read more: www.scmp.com

The challenges China’s booming FinTech sector will need to tackle

China’s financial technology sector is taking off, allowing customers to easily make payments, obtain loans and invest online. Read more: www.forbes.com

Barclays selects 10 FinTech startups to participate in program

Barclays Bank recently selected the 10 FinTech startups that will be participating in its second acceleration program. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Non-wealthy consumers need financial innovation, too

The marketplace for services to help struggling families balance their short-term and long-term financial needs is improving, but is still insufficient. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

Nasdaq launches venture fund to forge FinTech deals

Investing under the title Nasdaq Ventures, the programme will make minority stake investments from below $1m to $10m in seed through to late-stage round. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Is FinTech Ireland’s hidden secret and open opportunity?

It is a significant understatement to say that both the ICT and international financial services sectors are a major part of Ireland’s economic success. Read more: www.siliconrepublic.com

Why having a trust strategy is key to FinTech

At least 80% of financial institutions believe that they are at risk to innovators but there's something else that could stop the revolution - trust. Read more: www.forbes.com

Why Switzerland pushes for cooperation with Singapore

Singapore and Switzerland are similar to each other in the sense that they both are small countries but are major financial hubs. Read more: cointelegraph.com

DeClout launches Singapore FinTech incubator

DeClout has launched a new incubator program designed to help local FinTech startups. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com