Fintech News

A portmanteau of “finance” and “technology”, the Fintech space refers to any business or start-up that merges technology and financial services. It is a rapidly growing industry that is becoming increasingly competitive, which is why it is paramount to ensure the right connections are made in the sector.

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German fintech N26 valued at more than $9 billion after fundraising

21 Oct 2021  / 

The German online bank N26 said on Monday that it had completed a $900 million fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion. Read more.

Google pulls plug on plan for mobile banking in Pay app

Google has hit the brakes on a project to add mobile banking to its Pay app, even as the online financial services market for everyday investors heats up. Read more.

Deutsche Bank acquires Better Payment

24 Sep 2021  / 

Deutsche Bank has acquired Berlin-based payment service provider Better Payment to expand its market share in the fast growing market for online payment processing and acceptance.

SEC chief Gary Gensler says cryptocurrency platforms are too big to survive without regulation

01 Sep 2021  / 

Securities and Exchange Commission boss Gary Gensler has said cryptocurrency platforms have become so large that they need to embrace regulation or risk losing public trust, as he hones in on the booming crypto trading sector.

PayPal launches its cryptocurrency service in the UK

25 Aug 2021  / 

 PayPal is launching its cryptocurrency service in the U.K. Read more.