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FTX collapse will slow down crypto regulations, analyst warns

The collapse of multi-billion cryptocurrency exchange FTX will slow down the introduction of new regulations to police the digital assets …

What could keep Dubai from becoming a cryptocurrency capital?

Dubai wants to become a cryptocurrency capital, but several challenges could keep the United Arab Emirates (UAE) city from achieving …

The 10 biggest fintech deals you missed in October

Fintech has struggled this year. Industry funding has fallen in tandem with market volatility caused by the Russia's illegal invasion …

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

Revolut rival Chime has become the latest fintech to slash its workforce due to market uncertainties. The neobank has laid off …

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

Cover Genius has secured $70m in a new funding round at the same time as the rest of the insurtech …

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

The buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) industry has had a really bad 2022. Market leader Klarna has suffered a down round that slashed …

What fintech experts hate that you get wrong about embedded finance

People get things wrong about embedded finance and fintech experts are tired of hearing their misconceptions. Moreover, those mistakes could …

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

Money may make the world go around, but physical cash is increasingly becoming a thing of the past. Touchable dosh …

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

Buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) companies are staring into the abyss. After two years of explosive pandemic-fuelled growth, the sector has found itself …

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

Guns don't kill people; payment companies kill people. A firestorm has erupted in Washington D.C. after lawmakers made that claim …

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

Vladimir Putin might become the newest member of the ever-growing crypto bro army to side-step sanctions. In a chilling warning …

Fintech startup Ledgy bags $22m in Series B round

Growing a startup is hard. You've got to have the right idea, market fit and the ability to source top …

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

The White House isn't playing around with cryptocurrency companies. The Biden Administration has not only presented a framework for new …

Klarna CEO bullish despite tripling losses

Sebastian Siemiatkowski is "proud" of Klarna's latest results, despite the Swedish fintech heavyweight's losses having tripled in the last year. …

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

Jack Dorsey is not having a great week. Over the past four days, his friend Elon Musk has dragged him …

CTO Talk: Q&A with Andrey Korchak of Monite

Andrey Korchak is the CTO and co-founder of Monite. The Berlin-based fintech startup secured a €4.4m ($5m) funding round in …

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

OakNorth Bank has just added some flavour to the fintech firm's leadership by appointing food box startup Gousto's founder as …

Crypto crash continues as SEC makes power grab with securities investigation

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants to police the crashing cryptocurrency industry. Semi-new chair Gary Gensler has publicly …

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

It's been a bloody week for cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has fallen below £21,000 for the first time in 18 months, exchanges …

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

Is the African fintech bubble about to pop? The question may seem incongruous in the face of the smattering of …

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

Non-fungible tokens (NFT) were all the rage in 2021. Now, however, the craze is showing signs of slowing down. Some …

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

Dutch startup in3 has its work cut out for it. The company has just picked up a $11.1m Series A …

Scalapay inks $497m Series B in beleaguered BNPL market

The buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) industry has a lot to worry about. Regulators around the world are increasingly investigating how to police …

Viva.com brings Cartes Bancaires to Tap to Pay on iPhone in France 

Cartes Bancaires, the local card and mobile payment and withdrawal system in the French market, can now be used with …

DKK eyes major global expansion as revenues grow over 200% 

DKK has ambitious expansion plans to build on 2023’s growth. Specifically, it is eyeing new offices in Tanzania, Uganda and …

PayCargo and Rippey AI partner to automate payments in logistics industry

Logistics payments and data infrastructure platform PayCargo has announced a partnership with Rippey AI, an AI-driven company that produces automation solutions for freight …

ANZ Plus launches customisable Add-Ons with Qantas Frequent Flyer integration

ANZ has announced ANZ Plus Add-Ons. This enables customers to customise their banking experience with a mix of smart money …

Skyro reports strong 2023 performance, aims to triple growth in 2024

Philippines-based fintech, Skyro, reports significant milestones and business performance in 2023. Specifically, it records growth in both applications and usage …