Financial Technology

Geneva Association Ernst Meyer Prize Recognizes Academic Contributions to Key Issues Facing Insurance Industry

2019 prize jointly awarded for two doctoral theses: one on insurability of catastrophic risks and one on insurance and financial stability ZURICH, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 Geneva Association Ernst Meyer Prize has been granted toChristian Kubitza of Goethe University (Frankfurt) for ...

2019-08-22 18:53

Gavin Bambury named OANDA(R) CEO

LONDON, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A global leader in online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics,OANDA Global Corporation  is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leader Gavin Bambury

2019-08-21 18:00 386

Experian A/NZ acquires Australian fintech Look Who's Charging to bolster open data offering

SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Australia & New Zealand today announces its acquisition of Look Who's Charging , the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank tr...

2019-08-21 16:19 468

Singapore-based Axinan: First Southeast Asian Insurtech Company to be Licensed by Labuan Financial Services Authority

SINGAPORE, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Axinan, a Singapore-based insurtech firm, is the first successful Southeast Asian insurtech company to secure a combined General and Reinsurance license, issued by Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA). Labuan FSA is the financial regulator for ...

2019-08-21 15:30 392

Wirecard and OYO, One of the World's Largest Hospitality Chains, Exploring Collaboration on a Global Scale

ASCHHEIM, Germany, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and OYO, the fast-growing hospitality business and world's third largest hotel chain by room count, today announced that they are exploring collaboration opportunities to prov...

2019-08-20 13:59 3942

Emirates NBD Enhances Data-driven Decision Making as First Global Bank to Leverage SAP Financial Services Data Platform

DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East, has partnered with SAP, a market leader in enterprise software, to become the first bank globally to implement SAP Financial Services Data Platform. It is powered by SAP in-memory data platform, SAP HANA an...

2019-08-19 17:05 673

Tokio Marine Joins Plug and Play Singapore's Insurtech Program

SINGAPORE, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokio Marine Holdings, Japan's largest property and casualty insurance group, today announced their partnership with Plug and Play's Insurtech program in Singapore. Tokio Marine first established a partnership with Plug and Play in Silicon Valley inDecember...

2019-08-19 14:45 751

LianLian Group as the first Chinese enterprise successfully obtaining the Thailand Payment Licence as a foreign-funded company

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 12, LianLian Group announced that, its subsidiary company "LianLian Pay Electronic Payment ( Thailand) LTD." had officially obtained the "Payment Facilitator License" and "Payment Service Provider License" issued by the Bank ofThailand (BOT)...

2019-08-14 23:47 973

Born2Global's Picks - The 10 Most Promising Unicorns

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been a relative lack of emerging "unicorns" among Korean startups, but according to CB Insights, more than nine Korean startups have recently reached the rank of unicorn. (A unicorn is a privately owned startup company valued at overUSD ...

2019-08-14 20:30 1174

2C2P unveils "easy2send" - a fast, secure, affordable and easy-to-use cross-border remittance service

BANGKOK, Aug, 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 2C2P launches "easy2send" - a cross-border money transfer service in collaboration with both local and international partners.easy2send helps facilitate cross-border transactions from Thailand to any countries and vice versa. This service is being governed un...

2019-08-14 12:40 507

Smartkarma Launches Corporate Solutions to Bring Together Listed Companies, Investors, and Analysts Under a Single Network

SINGAPORE, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartkarma , the global investment research network, today unveiledCorporate Solutions , a brand-new range of services that bring corporates into Smartkarma's network of independent...

2019-08-14 11:00 390

Former Regional Head of Strategy and Innovation at Willis Towers Watson, Rajesh Sabhlok, Joins Vymo as Chief Customer Officer

Rajesh brings 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry in APAC and will help Banks and Insurers unlock the value of contextual intelligence for their sales and distribution SINGAPORE, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vymo

2019-08-14 08:00 1497

Mambu Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Accelerating Customers' Time-to-market with its Cloud-based Core Banking Platform

Mambu's SaaS offering enables all clients to access services with a clearly defined value proposition LONDON, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the global banking platform market, Frost & Sullivan recognisesMambu with the 2019 Global Customer Value Leadership Award fo...

2019-08-13 20:00 1560

NextTech Group to Become Startups' Soulmate Through the Launch of $10 Million Next100 Early-Stage Fund

HANOI, Vietnam, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NextTech Group of Technopreneurs launched Next100 (www.next100.tech ), a $10 million early-stage startup fund with a hybrid model of Venture Builder, Ecosystem and Venture Capital - the first of its kind inVietnam. With the s...

2019-08-12 15:35 1462

Leicester City Partners With Xpress Money

LONDON, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leicester City Football Club has partnered with one of the world's fastest growing money transfer brands - Xpress Money - who will become the Club's Official Money Transfer Partner. (L-R) Harj Hir, H...

2019-08-09 12:00 1909

Yoma Bank aims to revolutionise banking in Myanmar whilst promoting responsible lending, taps Experian decisioning-solutions

* Looks to transform mass market access to unsecured loans through their Smart Credit solution, putting customers in control of their own credit decision-making * Loan applications are processed by the Experian's Digital Onboarding platform, with approval decisions made through the Experian D...

2019-08-09 12:00 3046

Chinese IoT Technology Firm SUNMI to Incorporate NEXT Sensors Into POS Terminals

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, announces that Shanghai SUNMI Technology Co., Ltd. (SUNMI) has started to incorporate NEXT Biometrics' Aadhaar-certified sensor modules into Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal...

2019-08-08 19:25 1295

Modest fintech investment in China in H1'19, but still dominates top 10 deals ranking in Asia Pacific, according to KPMG's Pulse of Fintech

HONG KONG, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fintech investment in China has got off to a modest start in 2019 following record levels of investment last year, according to thePulse of Fintech H1'19 , a bi-annual report on ...

2019-08-08 17:19 1461

Bitpanda Launches their Global Exchange After Having Raised €43.6 Million in the Most Successful European IEO to Date

- Bitpanda raised €43.6 million by selling out their IEO - BEST is the most successful European IEO to date - The Bitpanda Global Exchange is the first worldwide product and was made for professionals and institutions - It aims to become the largest Euro exchange with the lowest fees for fiat-t...

2019-08-07 18:30 1013

Forrester: Digital-only banks and insurers will gain ground on traditional players in Asia Pacific in the next two years

SINGAPORE, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers in Asia Pacific are some of the most advanced when it comes to digital engagement with financial services, with seventy-three percent of consumers believing that they should be able to accomplish any financial task on a mobile device,according to ...

2019-08-07 14:21 7343
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