Thursday, May 25, 2017

MAS joins forces with World Bank’s IFC to push Asian FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has teamed up with World Bank Group member IFC to encourage FinTech innovation in Asia. Read more:

The top 10 players in FinTech in the Bay Area

Financial technology continues to be a hot space for emerging Bay Area companies. Read more:

Where to invest in FinTech and make money

The FinTech sector has experienced an explosive growth recently partly due to a slew of investments and new industry trends. Read more:

Nanyang Polytechnic partners for FinTech programme

LATTICE80 has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nanyang Polytechnic to offer students a FinTech experience programme. Read more:

Menlo Ventures keeps 14th fund small with $450m close

Silicon Valley veteran investor Menlo Ventures has raised $450m for its 14th VC fund targeting early-stage tech investments. Read more:

Would you like to set Google as your financial institution?

Consumers can now use their Google credentials to make online and mobile payments via a stored credit card. Read more:

How banks can learn the lessons of BlackBerry

The question being asked of retail bank incumbents is whether they are facing their very own BlackBerry moment? Read more:

Top 3 things to know about FinTech climate change

The new regulatory environment in the US and around the world has the potential to introduce a major climate change for the FinTech industry. Read more:

CFTC creates new arm dedicated to FinTech

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has launched an office dedicated to exploring fintech issues, the agency’s head announced Wednesday. Read more:

FinTech investments in the Netherlands increased over three times QoQ in...

The Dutch FinTech sector rallied in Q1 2017 after a slump in the second half of last year, as companies received the most funding since Q1 2016. Read more: