Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. Read more: www.scoop.co.nz

HKMA lays out guidelines to help banks in fintech push

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has announced a range of measures to encourage banks to work with third parties to promote financial... Read more: www.scmp.com

Chamber wants regulators to update their FinTech policies

Chamber's new FinTech Innovation Initiative will help inform policymakers about new products and services in the fintech space. Read more: www.thinkadvisor.com

FIS, State will sponsor FinTech accelerator for another year

Global financial services company FIS of Jacksonville, Florida, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson say they will sponsor the VC FinTech Accelerator for another year. Read more: www.arkansasbusiness.com

PINTEC said to file for $70m IPO on NASDAQ

PINTEC, a FinTech solution developer, has reportedly filed a $70m IPO on the Nasdaq. Read more: fintech.global

Blackfin Capital holds €180m final close for debut tech fund, surpassing...

Blackfin Capital, a France-based private equity firm, has held the €180m final close for its debut FinTech fund, surpassing its initial €150m target. Read more: fintech.global

Qatar Development Bank to launch FinTech incubation centres

QDB is set to launch two more incubation centres as part of its accelerated efforts to support startups and SMEs to achieve economic diversification. Read more: www.thepeninsulaqatar.com

DBS Bank to partner FinTech companies to widen reach in India

The bank has invested in Carousell, an online payment app in Singapore. Read more: economictimes.indiatimes.com

Why 90 percent of business subscriptions go mobile

In Q2 2018, B2B subscription services outperformed B2C for the first time ever. So what changed in Q2 2018? Read more: www.pymnts.com

Japan regulatory agency to address issues in FinTech

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has been overhauled in order to deal with fintech-related fields, including cryptocurrencies. Read more: cointelegraph.com