Christophe Langlois

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Global fintech investments nosedive as Chinese fundraising falls

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year declined to $22bn which is a significant decrease when compared to the $31.2bn spent during the same period a year earlier. At the same time though, the number of global deals increased by two percent to 1,561 during the first half […] More

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94% Of Fintech Firms In Singapore Still Plan To Hire More Staff

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“Results of the survey also found that the average fintech firm in Singapore employs 10.8 people, with most working in software and application development (43%) and sales, marketing and business development (22%).  The survey also found that more than 40% of firms employ 30 or more staff, while 31% have between 11 and 30 workers. […] More

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6 Emerging Fintech Trends

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“Key to the Fintech Innovation Lab’s value proposition is access to New York’s technology and financial services sector. They have been instrumental in shaping our efforts and identifying the fintechs that will dictate the future of the industry. What follows is their collective wisdom on where the fintech sector is headed over the next several […] More

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China’s central bank to issue fintech development plan

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“China aims to make its fintech sector globally competitive and use the industry as a “new engine” for country’s high-quality financial development, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said in a statement on its website.  Under a development plan for 2019-2021, China will improve the top-down design of the fintech industry, and strengthen risk controls, […] More

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8 hottest Paris fintech companies you didn’t know

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“With the Brexit looming, the city of lights is poised to become ‘Europe’s Financial Hub. Notably, this city is home to success stories in various segments of the financial industry, supported by increasing private and public investments.  In this regard, let’s take a closer look at 10 of the most interesting Paris-based fintech startups.” Source: […] More

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Meet 7 Newest Fintechs to Join the Unicorn Club in 2019

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“In the 2nd quarter of 2019, fintech funding topped US$8.3 billion, bringing the first half 0f 2019 global fintech funding to US$15.1 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q2’2019 report.  To date, there are 48 fintech unicorns, combined these startups are valued at US$186 billion. Much of these unicorns are largely concentrated in […] More

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HK, Singapore and Japan launch the APAC RegTech Network

Submitted to: Fintech News Daily 2019: 19-25 August (Open list) (11 submissions)

“The regtech committees of the fintech associations of Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan have jointly launched the ‘APAC RegTech Network’, an initiative to enhance cross-border collaboration on regtech education and implementation across the Asia Pacific region.” Source: OpenGovAsia.com More

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