Wednesday, April 25, 2018

CEO spotlight: Ollie Purdue of U.K. challenger bank Loot

EXCLUSIVE – When college student Ollie Purdue set out to create the student-centered digital current accounts company Loot, the idea was to solve a personal problem. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Feral Horses surpasses initial £100,000 Seedrs crowdfunding target

Online art investment platform Feral Horses has surpassed its initial £100,000 target for its Seedrs crowdfunding campaign. Read more: fintech.global

Mobile wallet app True Balance said to secure $23m Series B

Mobile wallet app True Balance has reportedly secured a $23m Series B funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Fiserv fuels Siscoop’s Mexican banking scoop

Siscoop, a cooperative providing services to credit unions in Mexico, will enable 26 of its members to get their first taste of digital banking services using Fiserv technology. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Chatbots provide the means to go beyond legacy constraints

After so much innovation and disruptive technologies, the issues surrounding legacy systems Read more: www.finextra.com

New cloud-based Purchase-to-Pay service

Palette Software, a leading provider of accounts payable automation and purchase to payment software, has announced the launch of PaletteOnline. Read more: www.finextra.com

Swedish banking app Qapital said to bag $30m in funding

Swedish banking app Qapital has reportedly picked up $30m in a new funding round. Read more: fintech.global

TravelPerk collects $21m for its Series B

TravelPerk, a business travel booking and management platform, has collected $21m in a Series B funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Personal finance app Oval Money nets £1.3m in funding

Personal finance platform Oval Money has netted £1.3m in a funding round made up of equity and crowdfunding contributions. Read more: fintech.global

AI and the next step in financial management tools

Today’s consumers want financial wellness tools that help them proactively manage money. Learn how companies are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Read more: venturebeat.com