Friday, January 27, 2023

Half of global FinTech investments are in Asia

China has quickly became the global frontrunner in financial technology and is leaving the rest of the world painfully behind. Read more: www.atimes.com

European Commission considers passport for FinTech firms

The European Commission is considering passporting FinTech services. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Why FinTech and why now?

FinTech is a social progression akin to sending an email today rather than penning and mailing a letter. Read more: www.intpolicydigest.org

China drives soaring Asia Pacific FinTech financing

FinTech funding in Asia Pacific is on a tear, reaching $9.6bn for the first six months of the year. Read more: www.finextra.com

FinTech used to be a buzzword and now it’s an actual...

But it’s not just a hot industry, Shanahan said. It also has the potential to make a positive impact on the everyday lives of millions. www.technical.ly

Canberra urged to maintain focus on FinTech

intech leaders want the new-look federal ministry to continue with policies to help grow financial services exports to Asia and create more competition for incumbent banks. Read more: www.afr.com

Ontario and Australian regulators announce FinTech agreement

Ontario and Australian securities regulators have signed an agreement to help innovative fintech companies to enter the others’ market. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission...

Denmark opens new FinTech hub

Denmark is about to open its very own Fintech hub, Copenhagen Fintech, a joint initiative to spur innovation in the Nordic capital. Read more: www.finextra.com

Smacc seals €3.5m Series A round from VC firms

A string of venture capital firms have invested €3.5m in German accounting software startup Smacc.

FinTech groups fall short of banks in gender equality

Only 8% of FinTech directors globally are women, according to research by DHR International, compared with about 22% of board members at banks. Read more: www.ft.com

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