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Top fintech stories this week – 23 August 2019 – FinTech Futures

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Catch up on FinTech Futures’ top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! N26 officially launches in the US The challenger...
Banking Business-to-Consumer/B2C Consumer/Personal Finance Data & Analytics digital Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Internet of Things/IoT Investment & Funding mobile Numbrs Start-up

Swiss fintech start-up Numbrs reaches unicorn status – FinTech Futures

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Swiss mobile banking start-up, Numbrs, has raised $40 million, valuing the company at more than $1 billion and certifying its unicorn status, reports Bloomberg. The...
Banking Business-to-Consumer/B2C challenger bank digital Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Investment & Funding Lunar Way Start-up

Nordic challenger bank Lunar Way raises €26 million – FinTech Futures

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Denmark-based Nordic banking app, Lunar Way, has secured €26 million in a new funding round led by SEED Capital, whilst acquiring a European banking license...
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Mortgage start-up Better.com closes $160m Series C – FinTech Futures

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Digital mortgage fintech Better.com has closed its Series C fundraising round at $160 million, reports Jane Connolly. According to Crunchbase News, this takes the start-up’s...
Business-to-Business/B2B Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Innovation Investment & Funding Start-up Y Combinator

Fintech start-ups showcased at Y Combinator Demo Day – FinTech Futures

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Companies looking to innovate in fintech were among the 84 start-ups pitching at Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day, reports Jane Connolly. Finance-focused firms made their...
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SpotQA launches new product and secures $3.25m funding – FinTech Futures

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Automated software testing company, SpotQA, today launched its flagship product, Virtuoso, and announced its $3.25 million funding round. The London-based start-up’s new product, Virtuoso, tests...
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China’s Transsion and Wapi Capital start African fintech fund – FinTech Futures

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China-based mobile phone manufacturer, Transsion, is partnering with Africa-Asia payment gateway, Wapi Capital, to find and fund young African fintech start-ups, Tech Crunch reports. From...
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India takes over China for number of fintech deals in Q2 – FinTech Futures

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India has overtaken China as the leading hub in Asia for fintech investment for the first time after a major drop-off of deals in China,...
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Thomson Reuters launches global regtech competition – FinTech Futures

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Early stage start-ups in the legal, tax and regulatory space are invited to enter Thomson Reuters’ new global regtech competition, reports Jane Connolly. Thomson Reuters...
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Finastra wins core cloud deal with neobank, Gravity – FinTech Futures

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UK-based neobank Gravity has chosen the third largest fintech in the world, Finastra, to provide its end-to-end core banking capabilities. The Fusion Essence cloud-based solution,...
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US neobank Zenus gets licence – FinTech Futures

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Puerto Rico-based challenger bank, Zenus, was granted its banking licence by US regulatory authorities this week. Unlike other challengers, Zenus will allow anyone in the...
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Top fintech stories this week – 16 August 2019 – FinTech Futures

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Catch up on FinTech Futures’ top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! ECB discovers data breach in bank newsletter From...
Banking challenger bank Consumer/Personal Finance digital Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-2 Innovation Payments Peer-to-Peer/P2P Retail Banking SME Start-up

Tesla-fy your bank – FinTech Futures

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Banks are increasingly worrying about the impact of big tech companies like GAFAA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Alibaba) could have on banking. Previously I...
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Beynd scores $2m seed round – FinTech Futures

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Beynd, a Utah start-up, announced a $2 million seed round in order to help provide a more automated onboarding workflow, according to Tech Crunch. The...
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Piggy bank start-up ERNIT sells up – FinTech Futures

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Fintech start-up ERNIT, known for creating the world’s first smart piggy bank for children, has put itself up for sale after failing to raise enough...