Monday, February 24, 2020
Share Tweet Share Share Email Whether you’re new to the market or not, you need to keep up with the trends to stay relevant. When you know what’s going on in your industry, you can take proper steps to stand out and grow.  That’s especially important in fintech, where technological developments are constantly disrupting...
The business of making money by talking to people took another hit as Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) said it will buy E*Trade (NASDAQ:ETFC). Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com Most writers are treating the $13 billion deal as the Wall Street absorption of financial technology. But it’s also the other way around....
Dan Simon has written a book about some of the people who created the technology firms that have been changing finance — Venmo and Braintree, Credit Karma, Lending Club, Kabbage, Yodlee, Mint, Clarity Money, Betterment, Green Dot, WorldRemit, BitInstant, Digital Asset Holdings, Synchrony and Marcus among them. ...
So far this year, one of the most eye-popping startup exits has been Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of fintech data services platform Plaid. It’s a major exit in the white-hot fintech space, and while that transaction is still going through regulatory reviews, already some current Plaid employees are...
Estonia’s e-residency program is a government-backed digital identity initiative that allows individuals and companies to launch a new business in the European nation, even if they do not physically reside there. For example, if you are a German citizen, and are living in Singapore and are interested in establishing...
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Cross-border M&A remains strong at $USD54.2 billion in deal value – despite ongoing global trade tension Fintech deals by global tech giants on the rise with $USD3.5 billion invested across 46 deals in 2019 ...
 A new report from NY-based software firm CB Insights has found that financial services industry startups raised $33.9 billion in 2019–and that nearly half of that money was was concentrated on 83 ‘mega-rounds’, which CB defines as rounds worth $100 million or more.City Banquet 2030 – The perfect...
The UAE is leading the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)’s fintech market reaching a record-high of USD 2.5 billion by 2022, industry experts announced today ahead of the Middle East Financial Technology (MEFTECH) on 25-26 February. Regional and multi-national financial institutions are rolling out digital platforms to transform...