Tuesday, December 12, 2017


The billion dollar friction problem FinTech could solve 

There are many opportunities in the blockchain, crypto and AI space, says Jessica Ellerm, who looks at what Xero is doing for e-invoicing. Read More: banknxt.com

Swiss Re and Argo Back coalition to solve cyber risk

The duo collaborated with Argo and Swiss Re to offer a full suite of cyber security products to SMBs. Read More: coverager.com

ASX will migrate to blockchain to replace trading old system

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will migrate away from its “CHESS” platform to a system using blockchain. Read More: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Worldpay partners with Klarna on invoicing feature

Payments company Worldpay is partnering with  Klarna on enabling users to make invoice and credit based payments at point-of-sales checkouts.  Read More: bankinnovation.net

H.I.G. Capital acquires software developer Velocity Solutions

Velocity Solutions, a software developer for banks, has been acquired by private equity firm H.I.G. Capital. Read more: fintech.global

IRONSCALES closes $6.5m Series A round led by K1

Email phishing prevention platform IRONSCALES has closed a $6.5m Series A funding round led by K1 Investment Management. Read more: fintech.global

UBS seeks IP protection for smart contract blockchain validation 

The world’s largest financial services company is looking into creating more secure computer systems. Read More: www.coindesk.com

Simplus collects $17.8m for Salesforce quote-to-cash

Simplus, a Salesforce partner and quote-to-cash implementation solutions provider, has raised $17.8m. Read More : fintech.global

Kuzzle to launch retail digital banking solution

Technology start-up Kuzzle will launch its latest solution for digital banking at FinTech Connect Live in London. Read More: www.bankingtech.com

Enveil bags undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel

Data security solution Enveil has received an undisclosed amount of funding from non-profit strategic investor In-Q-Tel. Read more: member.fintech.global