Tuesday, April 23, 2024

ME Bank launches new online banking platform

The new service, which allows customers to view and administer their ME bank accounts, is simpler to use and easier on the eye. Read more: www.finextra.com

Social InsurTech startup Tribe gets BearingPoint backing

Oslo-based InsurTech startup Tribe has landed a new investment from BearingPoint as a part of the European consultancy’s venture efforts. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

UK insurers say data they’ll want from driverless cars

Insurers are asking for a "basic set of core data" that will be shared in the event of an accident to help figure out exactly who should be liable. Read more: www.engadget.com

First trade executed via robo-adviser service

Singapore’s accredited investors today executed the first trades on a robo-adviser platform in Southeast Asia. Read more: www.thefintechtimes.com

Watch out for RegTech, Chatbots and India in 2017

PwC's newly appointed FinTech and RegTech Leader for China & Hong Kong, has put forward some predictions for FinTech in Asia. Read more: www.econotimes.com

InsurTech market to grow 10.41% from 2016 to 2020

Many insurers are shifting their focus from stand-alone technology projects to an environment where there is a continuous technological improvement. Read more: www.insurtechnews.com

FinTech startup Squirrel is crowdfunding fresh investment

Squirrel is seeking to raise £400,000 on equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, with £100,000 of that already promised by angel investor Jos Evans. Read more: www.cityam.com

Freetrade pockets £1.1m on Crowdcube for stocks app

Stockbroking app Freetrade has smashed through its latest crowdfunding target to secure £1.1m in just 12 days. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Blockchain and the growing RegTech ecosystem

As the prevalence of RegTech increases, so too does the importance of entrepreneurs and developers taking advantage of the technology. Read more: www.siliconrepublic.com

Pensionera picks up €1.2m for robot retirement planning

Swedish retirement robo-advisor Pensionera has raised €1.2m after winning Optimizer Invest’s startup competition. The deal values the company at €8m. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com