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TransferWise launches Facebook Messenger bot for easy global money transfers

The international money transfer service will let users use the popular social media messaging service to send money and create alerts. 

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UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned

Monzo raised £13M from Thrive Capital, £5 M from Passion Capital, and £1.5M from Orange Digital Ventures, the venture arm of telco Orange

Monzo, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed a new funding...…

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Silicon Valley Tried to Upend Banks. Now It Works With Them.

It's tough trying to build a bank. Brett King once hoped his company, Moven, would become “the Facebook of banking.” Today, he is selling...

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Thomson Reuters unveils innovation lab in Singapore

Thomson Reuters has officially opened Thomson Reuters Labs – Singapore.

The innovation facility aims to collaborate with customers, tech...

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Singapore fintech investment down 65% in 2016: KPMG

Overall investment falls to US$214m; number of deals dips by 2 to 28, indicating slide in average deal value

In 2016, there was a 65 per...

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The FinTech World is Looking East

The trend has been confirmed — Asia is the leading region in the world, as measured by FinTech investment. Globally VC-backed FinTech...

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Singapore Snags Another Insurtech Hub

Singapore is now recognised as having one of the most developed fintech environments in the Asia-Pacific which includes an expanding...

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An ex-Deutsche Bank MD who made $1 billion for clients built an app to teach students to invest

Kerim Derhalli likes to joke that he spent most of his career at banks that "have either gone bust, almost gone bust, or should have gone...

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Fintech players need to build bridges, not walls

Nice header! Feels the industry is heading in this directions, while at the same time several disruptive models may be replace old...

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SolarisBank raises €30m in funding round

Berlin based API-accessible banking platform SolarisBank has raised €30m in Series B funding led by Index Ventures. The company will use...

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Amazon looking to buy Capital One?

Would be a great move! Amazon is rumored to have an interest in acquiring Capital One.  The acquisition would enable cost savings by...

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China Insuretech

Compared to developed markets, insurance penetration in China is lagging. In this report, Oliver Wyman aims to illustrate the size,...

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Beepi Winding Down After Burning Through $150 Million

Beepi an online marketplace for used cars is inching toward winding down its business after blowing through $150 million in venture...

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OnDeck Capital shares plunge on downbeat outlook

OnDeck Capital shares fell as much as 24% on Thursday after the online lender clocked-up record levels of loans under management and...

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MSP Cloudreach snapped up by Blackstone

This investment by Blackstone will allow Cloudreach to continue to expand their geographic reach and further automate and expand their...

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PayPal buys TIO Networks for $233 million

California based online payments giant Paypal has agreed to acquire Canadian payment management company TIO Networks for $233 million....

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China mobile payments dwarf those in US as fintech booms, research shows

Chinese mobile payments were nearly 50 times greater than those in the US last year,

Chinese mobile payments were nearly 50 times greater than those in the US last year, market data show, highlighting Chinese internet...…

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Thailand’s Largest Bank to Launch New FinTech Platform

Thailand’s largest bank by revenue, Kasikornbank Pcl, has unveiled that it is planning to introduce a new FinTech platform by the end of...

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European fintech deals hit 5-year high in 2016

Easier regulatory environment helps financial start-ups buck global decline. Europe’s advantage in financial technology has been...

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UK FinTech Funding Bounces Back in Q4 2016

Funding numbers are just like weather predictions lots of different forecast and it turns always out to be slightly different..funding...

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Kevin. Chatbot Insurance for the Sharing Economy

Today we are introducing Kevinsured.com. Kevin is a chatbot that provides micro-insurance for your P2P transactions with strangers.

From buying football tickets to renting your bicycle, Kevin insures any P2P transactions against theft, fraud, scams, etc. Anything. With...…

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Insurance companies to adopt, adapt InsureTech as new channel of growth Read More : http://www.nst.

KUALA LUMPUR: Insurance companies in Malaysia are adapting to the Internet of Things (IoT) in gaining customer loyalty, especially among...

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PayPal is launching a fintech scholarship in Singapore

It will collaborate with SMU to offer a scholarship that is worth S$180,000 (US$126,900)

PayPal has announced that it will partner with...

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Global fintech funding drops in 2016, Asia maintains growth Read more at: http://www.dealstreetasia

While globally VC-backed fintech companies saw a decline both in the number of deals and volume in 2016 from the highs of 2015, Asia...

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N26 users can now get a credit line in five minutes

N26 is iterating at an incredible pace these days with a ton of new product features and geographical expansions to build the most modern...

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Facebook Sizzles, Stocks Fizzle And Corporate America Proves We Can Be Friends

Sofu buys Zenbanx, Greendot graps UniRush,  and ANT buys moneygram. M&A activity is off with a great start in 2017!

Amid earnings season, it’s tough to keep track of who is up and who is down. The stock market is a scorecard, redone on a daily basis....…

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Mee heads €4.5m funding round for Global Shares

Cork, Ireland based financial services startup Global Shares has received €4.5m in Venture Funding led by technology guru Pearse Mee....

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EU Watchdog Says Too Soon for New Blockchain Rules

No specific European Union rules are needed to regulate blockchain for the time being given the sector's still limited reach, the bloc's...…

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How will artificial intelligence change insurance?

The advancement of technology has had profound impacts on almost every global industry in recent years including the insurance sector....

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Dutch fintech Adyen sees 80 pct jump in 2016 payment volumes

Dutch based payment processing startup Ayden has seen an 80% growth in payment volumes from 2015 to 2016 totaling at $90 billion. Ayden...

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Singapore Has Just Published a Document on their Next Phase of Growth & Fintech /Alternative Finance

Singapore has experienced an enviable period of economic growth and prosperity. The island city-state tmaintains one of the highest...

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Chinese tech IPO candidates to watch for in 2017

After a dry spell for tech IPOs in 2016, we are recording a good beginning for a new year with brightening IPO market globally. Snapchat...

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Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

With the growing utilisation of fintech in the Islamic finance sector, the question arises what role digital currencies and blockchain...

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FinTech sector urged to develop local talent pool

Five polytechnic universities and the Singapore FinTech Association have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop programmes to...

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UBS wealth chief on fintech: 'We are beyond fighting'

The COO of UBS' Wealth Management arm said banks are committed to working with fintechs rather than seeing them as competition. This is a...

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What Does the Future Hold for Alternative SME Finance?

In the last decade alternative finance has emerged to threaten the traditional banking system and the lending industry. Contemporary...

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Valuing a digital bank isn't so Simple

The U.S. banking unit of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria paid $117 million for the digital banking startup. To date, the company has...

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What We Learned Designing a Chatbot for Banking

Nice practical article re Chatbots in FI

For the past year we were working on a concept of conversational interface for an online banking system that we called K2 Bank. Check out...…

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Big data, AI – and the need to stay human

The big question, think it is not only AI, but in general how digital and remote will our social and business live be versus personal...

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One Of The Biggest B2B FinTech Funding Weeks In Months

B2B has been also the strongest sector in Fintech especially in payments with players like Adyen, GlobalCollect and Stripe, but also in...

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Bots & Banks: How AI is Revolutionizing Fintech

As a service industry Financial Sector should massively benefit from AI!

AI-powered chatbots are the next big trend in emerging technology, with Venture Beat reporting there are currently 11,000 messenger...…

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Online home-selling platform Knock racks up $32.5 mln Series A

Some good prop tech companies tackling the unique problems for homeowners or investors!

Knock, an online home-selling platform, has raised $32.5 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from...…

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Humans Are Coming for the Robots’ Jobs at Betterment

Betterment will begin offering a "premium" plan that will combine human advice from financial advisors alongside its automated service...

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Hargreaves Lansdown finds young want mobile investing

Younger investors are using mobile technology rather than a desktop, research by Hargreaves Lansdown has found. Not ground breaking news...

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Singapore is Beating the World at Fintech

As a tiny country with limited natural resources, Singapore built its outsized influence on the world as a hub of global finance. With...

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