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Southeast Asian Fintech Deals Rise 29%

In 2016, Southeast Asia saw the greatest number of fintech deals, a trend driven largely by seed and angel stage investments in countries...

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Tandem Bank to Lose License as House of Fraser Halts Investment

Tandem Bank, a financial startup vying to crack the dominance of Britain’s biggest lenders, is to lose its status as a bank -- for now. 

The lender surrendered its deposit-taking license won from the Prudential Regulation Authority little more than a year ago after House of...…

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Insuring the Future

Nice summary of the insurance landscape and opportunity to disrupt

STATE OF PLAY Global insurance premiums surpassed an estimated $4.6 trillion in 2016, with the United States representing over $1.4...…

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The future of AI: 10 scenarios IBM is already working on

Nice read on AI scenarios

While there's fear about artificial intelligence taking jobs or wiping out humanity, IBM sees the future in far more practical terms....…

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Plug And Play selects 25 startups to join its insurtech batch

PnP Insurtech program announced its second cohort, see below the 25 start-ups with a short description

(1) Abaris: platform for longevity insurance. (2) Atidot: predictive analytics platform for actuarial and risk management (3) Aureus...…

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PayPal's Venmo Faces Google, Banks

As millennials continue to adopt alternative payment methods, PayPal's competition is mounting a response.Investors of PayPal (PYPL) ,...

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SEC shoots down Winklevii bitcoin ETF

The ETF pioneered by the Winklevoss twins could have increased liquidity for the bitcoin market and made exposure to the currency easier...

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Berlin based insurtech startup Simplesurance has secured €30m in venture funding led by Japan's Raku

Simplesurance provides software that lets online shops offer insurance at the checkout for whatever products people are buying.

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has invested in Berlin-based "InsurTech" — insurance technology — company Simplesurance, amid a flurry...…

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3 Gaps in Banking That Fintech Firms Have Filled

Here are three areas where consumer needs have been effectively addressed by fintech, ensuring that consumer requirements serve as huge...

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IFC invests $2 mln in SeedPlus

Singapore-based SeedPlus, a seed-stage venture fund, has raised $2 million. The investor was IFC, a member of the World Bank Group....

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BinckBank acquires FinTech firm Pritle

Second acquisition in our OGC Fund I portfolio. The combination makes a lot of sense. With the acquisition of the business activities of...

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Experts: A Bitcoin ETF Is Coming — But Maybe Not Just Yet

BitCoin comes and goes, when prices go up, at least the Financial Investors get appetite again...BitCoin EtF back in the mix

Probably the most discussed topic in the Bitcoin community in the last few weeks has been the upcoming decision of the U.S. Securities...…

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Online Lenders Turn a Corner

In advance of the Lendit conference in NYC next week, two deals put Prosper and SoFi on firmer footing after a rough patch for broader...

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Atom Bank raises £83m, says more to come

UK based banking app Atom Bank has raised another £83m from existing investors, led by BBVA. Woodford Investment Management, Toscafund...

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Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot

Singapore is getting more attention from the Arab world, with Arab money pouring in from all sides.

Now, it is the tiny Kingdom of Bahrain...

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