financial technology

Plum raises $10M for its ‘smart’ money management app

July 21, 2020 0

Plum, the London and Athens-based fintech that offers a ‘smart’ money management app to help you improve your “financial resilience,” has raised a further $10

US plans to rollback special status may erode Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem

July 4, 2020 0

For two months, the people of Hong Kong waited in suspense after China’s legislature approved a new national security law. The legislation’s details were finally

Fintech regulations in Latin America could fuel growth or freeze out startups

May 28, 2020 0

Ximena Aleman Contributor Ximena Aleman is co-founder and chief business development officer at Prometeo, an open banking platform that serves Latin America. It may have

The intersection of small business, tech and our financial system is more important than ever

April 12, 2020 0

Ann Marie Mehlum Contributor Ann Marie Mehlum serves on several boards, including Summit Bank, and is a senior advisor at FS Vector, Fenway Summer’s advisory

Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

April 2, 2020 0

Visa has prioritized growth in Africa, and partnering with startups is central to its strategy. This became obvious in 2019 after the global financial services

South African fintech startup Jumo raises second $50M+ VC round

February 27, 2020 0

South African fintech startup Jumo closed a $55 million round from a diverse group of investors, the company confirmed. Founded in 2015 and based in

European founders look to new markets, aim for profitability

February 12, 2020 0

To get a better sense of what lies ahead for the European startup ecosystem, we spoke to several investors and entrepreneurs in the region about

Recommendations for fintech startups navigating the procurement process

February 8, 2020 0

Marc Gilman Contributor Marc Gilman is general counsel and VP of compliance at Theta Lake. He is also an adjunct professor at Fordham University School

Company-builder Antler passes $75M raised after investment from Schroders and Ferd

February 6, 2020 0

Antler is a “company builder” that emerged a couple of years ago, running startup generator programs and investing from an early stage, bringing a heady

Catalyst Fund gets $15M from JP Morgan, UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

January 20, 2020 0

The Catalyst Fund has gained $15 million in new support from JP Morgan and UK Aid and will back 30 fintech startups in Africa, Asia,

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