Fintech CEO says tech giants like IBM may go on M&A 'shopping spree' for start-ups in 2018
Tech giants like IBM could go on a mergers and acquisitions "shopping spree" for fintech start-ups next year, the CEO of Auka told CNBC. Fintech firms would provide the capability but not the customer relationship, he said - which would be where larger ...
Australian Fintech Debuts New Fintech Job Platform
Australian FinTech announced the launch of its new fintech employment marketplace platform, Australian FinTech Jobs. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart revealed to Finextra that the new website will promote fintech, financial services, banking, legal, and ...
Last quarter saw the birth of five new fintech unicorn start-ups. As $50 million+ financing rounds on are the rise, VC-backed fintechs are on track to set new financing records in 2017, reports CB Insights.
Former HSBC banking bigwig gets on board with fintech
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HSBC's former global head of corporate finance and one of the City's most experienced investment bankers has re-emerged to help a fintech firm focused on stock market listings and other equity deals. John Crompton has been named chairman of the ...
London fintech Tail is a cashback platform built on the promise of ...
London-based Tail is a new fintech startup that offers a glimpse into the promise of Open Banking. This is seeing upcoming legislation in the EU and U.K...
Why fintech startups love advertising on the New York City subway
For the last two months, money transfer startup TransferWise has been trying to connect with people stuck on the train during the New York City subway's “summer of hell.” For a consumer fintech startup, it's the perfect place to put some advertising ...
German Fintech Startup Acquires Rival as Dealmaking Heats Up ...
In a sign that dealmaking in the financial-technology sector may be heating up, a German fintech firm has made the rare move of acquiring another startup to ...
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SF fintech Earnest cuts sweet deal to bring 500 jobs to Utah
San Francisco Business Times
Earnest joins a financial stampede to Salt Lake City, where Goldman Sachs and San Francisco-based fintechs are drawn to the city's talent pool and lower cost of living. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. Subscribe to get ...
Australian FinTech opens fintech jobs platform
The team behind the highly successful Australian FinTech website have soft-launched their FinTech employment marketplace platform, Australian FinTech Jobs. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says AustralianFinTechJobs.com.au has been born on the ...
Big banks on notice that they're losing ground to China's fintech giants
The giants of the banking world are starting to publicly acknowledge the dominance of mobile payment methods devised by Chinese technology firms – and, more broadly, a failure to keep up with fintech rivals in certain areas. Speaking before a crowd of ...