FTX collapse will slow down crypto regulations, analyst warns

The implosion of the industry darling has put the future of the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act in doubt.

What could keep Dubai from becoming a cryptocurrency capital?

Dubai must tackle three major challenges to ensure its future as a global cryptocurrency hotbed: the risk of fraud, talent shortages and international competition.

The 10 biggest fintech deals you missed in October

Fintech funding rounds still closed successfully in October, despite the industry’s struggles with market uncertainty.

Fintech layoffs continue with digital bank Chime cutting 12% of staff

First Chime had to stop calling itself a bank, now it has to axe 12% of its staff.

Cover Genius bags $70m Series D amidst insurtech investment drop

Money seems to be drying out in the insurtech industry after the Covid-19 boom.

Klarna rival Tymit bags £23m round as BNPL industry keeps struggling

Late fees and a white label credit card are two of the things that make Tymit stand out in the increasingly crowded buy-now-pay-later market.

What fintech experts hate that you get wrong about embedded finance

Embedded finance is one of the most promising areas of fintech, but experts are tired of people getting things wrong about it.

Let’s not get physical: The bank of the future is digital and cashless

The bank of the future is digital and cashless, according market watchers.

Is this the end of buy-now-pay-later?

Analysts warn that the buy-now-pay-later industry only has a small window of time to save itself.

“Shoot now, pay later”: Fintech has become the latest gun control battleground

Fintech firms have found themselves at the centre of the US gun control debate.

Vladimir Putin could become a crypto bro to evade sanctions during Ukraine invasion

The Treasury Department has warned that Russia could use cryptocurrencies to evade sanctions as Putin continues to wage war on Ukraine.

Fintech startup Ledgy bags $22m in Series B round

Ledgy wants to remove the headache of equity management for startups.

White House orders SEC to “aggressively pursue” cryptocurrency firms and introduces framework for new rules

Joe Biden’s White House has presented the framework for new cryptocurrency rules.

Klarna CEO bullish despite tripling losses

The CEO of Klarna remains confident and takes a jab at rival Affirm as he reports that losses have tripled so far this year.

Tornado Cash ban is just the beginning: Regulators take aim at cryptocurrency mixers

Are cryptocurrency mixers inherently evil or are there actually good use cases for them?

Block lawsuit over cybersecurity incident is the latest setback for Jack Dorsey

Bock getting sued for failing to live up to its commitment to defend users’ privacy is another thing for Jack Dorsey to worry about

CTO Talk: Q&A with Andrey Korchak of Monite

Why Monite’s CTO doesn’t fear the fintech slowdown.

Have a taste of this: OakNorth boosts board with Gousto founder hire

OakNorth adds some special sauce to its board

Why are the UK and US so far behind China’s live shopping chokehold?

Live shopping makes up 10% of China’s entire ecommerce market. Why does the UK and US seem so far behind?

Crypto crash continues as SEC makes power grab with securities investigation

The SEC has rattled the crypto world with a new lawsuit – and the crypto world has reason to be shaken.

Crypto crash is the “medicine” the bloated market needs, industry says

The crypto crash has become a reality. However, industry experts are bullish about the future of digital assets

African fintechs enjoy record funding, but market volatility could stop the party

A perfect storm of market volatility, red tape and poor infrastructure threatens to pop the African fintech bubble

FUEL bags €1.5m in funding as NFT bubble threatens to pop

Despite signs that the NFT bubble is about to bust, FUEL just bagged €1.5m to keep minting digital tokens

Covid-19 created a cybersecurity boom: The Ukraine crisis will see it grow

First it was Covid-19 and remote working, now the war in Ukraine is driving the cybersecurity boom.

in3 bags $11.1m Series A to provide BNPL with a difference: “We don’t want to put people in debt”

The buy-now-pay-later sector is getting crowded, but Dutch in3 believes it can compete thanks to its social responsibility-focused product.

Scalapay inks $497m Series B in beleaguered BNPL market

Scalapay plans to go big amidst regulatory crackdowns and plummeting BNPL stocks, but recruitment issues could hold it back.

Mastercard acquires Baffin Bay Network, strengthens customer security

Mastercard has acquired cloud-based cybersecurity company Baffin Bay Networks to help businesses deal with a growing number of cyber-attacks

Western Union partners with MoMo, allowing money transfers in Vietnam 

The new partnership will give customers in Vietnam access to Western Union money transfers through the MoMo App