Thursday, June 29, 2017

Plaid: ‘request for startups’ in nine underserved FinTech sectors

Plaid wants to make it easier for financial services companies to serve consumers and businesses, but it sees significant holes in the FinTech ecosystem. Read more: techcrunch.com

UK tech reacts to the arrival of EU money laundering

UK FinTech firms may have to carry out stringent and targeted checks to make it harder for criminals and terrorists to move money through the country's financial system. Read more: techcitynews.com

Brexit could hurt London’s status as a FinTech hub

Acoording to TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus, FinTech firms are worried Brexit could see the UK lose passporting benefits and access to talent. Read more: www.cnbc.com

Dropbox banking: The backbone for FinTechs

The argument about if FinTechs and Banks are frenemies would never end. And it's justifiably so. Read more: www.finextra.com

Finance firms which adopt new technologies are more successful

Financial services firms which pave the way in adopting new technologies are outperforming their peers, according to a new study from FinTech provider FIS group. Read more: www.cityam.com

Fiserv and GoldBean partners for personalised financial advice

How do you serve the investor that's never invested before? Fiserv and GoldBean have a solution. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Standout startups from NY FinTech boot camp class of 17

Compliance, security and data analytics were the themes at this year's New York FinTech Innovation Lab demo day. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

UK B2B FinTechs land venture capital

In venture capital news: U.K. B2B FinTechs score most of the venture capital from this week as innovators prep for banking disruption and PSD2. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Canadian robo-advisor Wealthsimple arrives in UK

Wealthsimple, a Canada-based online investment management service, is coming to the UK. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Future of mobility: where FinTech and the Cloud come in

Fintech. The cloud. Digital wallets. Blockchain. These buzzwords within the mobility landscape are only starting to gain traction. Read more: mobilityfinance.net