Fintech News Daily 2019 September 02 08

Fintech News Daily 2019: 02 – 08 September

Top fintech news from the global financial services industry

Top fintech news daily 2019 from 02-08 September curated by the team with the help of our fintech community.

In this series, we aim to curate only the very best, most insightful fintech news from all over the world.

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Fintech News Daily: 02-08 September 2019

#1 Stripe is getting into lending

"The $22.5 billion payments company announced the launch Stripe Capital, which will offer loans to online companies in an effort to help grow their businesses."

Source: CNBC

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#2 The growth of FinTech and RegTech in financial services

"The financial technology (FinTech) and regulatory technology landscapes (RegTech) are booming, on the back of the growing opportunities they are offering financial services institutions. FinTech is helping players improve their customer propositions while bolstering the efficiency of their operations, and RegTech is enabling financial services institutions to radically improve the way they run their compliance processes. Experts at boutique consultancy CDCA reflect on the evolution of the FinTech and RegTech in the UK marketplace."

Source: (via Xavier Gomez)

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#3 No More Cash! How FinTech is Shaping A New Financial World

"Panel Discussion on "No More Cash! How FinTech is Shaping A New Financial World" at the 5th Wild Digital Southeast Asia, 3 & 4 July 2019 at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur.  Featuring: BigPay, FinAccel, Perx Technologies, HSBC and FinTech Association of Malaysia.

Source: Wild Digital

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#4 Panel – Global Fintech and Asset Management Leaders

"How do financial companies face the challenges from new technologies? What revolutions will big data and AI bring to the financial industry? What scenario applications of Fintech will emerge in finance?"

Source: Beryl Elites (Beijing, July 2019)

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#5 The Future of Banking by OCBC

"Since its launch, The Open Vault at OCBC has worked with 1,500 Fintech start-ups and formed the first Artificial Intelligence lab in a financial institution in Southeast Asia. As it celebrates its 3rd anniversary, Pranav Seth who leads the Fintech and Innovation unit, says his team is looking to achieve even more audacious goals to create the bank of the future."

Source: OCBC

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#6 Lital Marom | Unlocking the Digital Future of Banks

"Having worked closely with leading global brands on the integration of new business models and emerging technologies, Lital Marom has become a sought-after speaker on disruption, innovation, technology, and new economic models."

Source: kmprod

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#7 Goldman Sachs Lends $100 Million to Mexican Fintech Konfio

"Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is making another bet on a Latin American financial-technology startup, providing a secured credit facility of as much as $100 million to Mexico’s Konfio Ltd."

Source: Bloomberg

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#8 Digital banks top list of start-ups people most want to work for

"Revolut ranks second behind rival Monzo in the latest list of “the 25 hottest UK companies to work for now” from LinkedIn, the social network for professionals."

Source: fn

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#9 Meet the 23 fintech startups on Tech Nation’s latest programme

"London startups dominate the list of 23 fintechs that have joined government-backed Tech Nation’s 2019 growth programme.  Sixty per cent of the new cohort of financial technology firms hail from the capital, while 40 per cent boast at least one female co-founder, Tech Nation revealed today."

Source: City A.M.

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#10 Curve Fastest Startup to Reach £4m Crowdfunding on CrowdCube

"Curve, the over-the-top banking platform which consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and one even smarter app, has smashed records by raising £4million just minutes after launching its first ever crowdfunding campaign, making it the fastest startup to reach the figure in history."

Source: thefintechtimes

submitted by Christophe Langlois

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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

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