The key to unrigging real estate investment

The key to unrigging real estate investment

When I talk to people about democratizing property investment, I sometimes met with a look of confusion. Owning your own home is a pipe dream for many young people. Long gone are the days where you could buy a house for £ 800 – that is now worth £ 550,000. If a person can not … Read more

Terese Byrne joins DivideBuy as chief commercial officer

Terese Byrne joins DivideBuy as chief commercial officer

DivideBuy, the leading UK point-of-sale (POS) finance pioneer, has today announced the appointment of Teresa Byrne to Chief Commercial Officer to drive its ongoing growth strategy of enhancing platform automation and product innovation. With its unique business model of being both tech solution provider and lender, DivideBuy’s latest senior appointment demonstrates its commitment to providing … Read more

How innovation breeds compliance challenges for fintechs

How innovation breeds compliance challenges for fintechs

Depending on if you’re a wealth manager, a solutions provider or a regulator, the question of “what is fintech?” may be answered in slightly different ways. But the tie that binds is innovation. Both those in the industry and those keeping an eye on it agree that without it, you might just be making apps. … Read more

Global Fintech Leader Zafin Names Industry Veteran Dave

Global Fintech Leader Zafin Names Industry Veteran Dave

TORONTO, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zafin, the global leader in SaaS cloud-native product and pricing lifecycle management for financial services, today announced Dave Revell has been appointed the company’s new chair of the board of directors. Revell, a Zafin board member since 2019, is a 35-year experienced board member and senior executive with … Read more

F|T: The FinTech Times – Crypto’s Terra-ble, horrible, no good, very bad week

F|T: The FinTech Times – Crypto’s Terra-ble, horrible, no good, very bad week

Plus: Dapper Labs launches $725 million ecosystem fund for Flow blockchain innovation. Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. Dapper Labs launches $725 … Read more

Mastercard partners with Swedish fintech Dreams on sustainable banking

Terese Byrne joins DivideBuy as chief commercial officer

Dreams, the financial wellbeing platform and leader in engagement banking solutions has today announced a strategic partnership with Mastercard to focus on delivering a suite of sustainable banking products for financial institutions designed to empower individuals to change their behavior for the better and take high-impact climate action. With the immediate sense of urgency around … Read more

Global Fintech Jifiti Welcomes David Chubak, Former Citi

Global Fintech Jifiti Welcomes David Chubak, Former Citi

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global white-labeled BNPL facilitator, Jifiti, today announced that David Chubak, former CEO of Citi Retail Banking in the US, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Chubak is one of the nation’s most senior retail bankers, having overseen Citi’s retail division that operated 78 million co-brand and … Read more

GCash says digital banking no silver bullet to fintech business success

GCash says digital banking no silver bullet to fintech business success

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Leading Philippine finance app GCash remains unfazed over its closest competitor’s move to offer digital banking and cryptocurrency trading. “We don’t believe that having a digital banking license is a silver bullet or magic. It’s not like a signboard that you just turn on then expect everyone to come in. There’s real … Read more

How Vidyuttech, founded by Swiggy, Bounce execs, is enabling financing for commercial EVs

How Vidyuttech, founded by Swiggy, Bounce execs, is enabling financing for commercial EVs

On the days Ola Electric and Okinawa electric scooters caught fire in India, Tesla sold nearly 6,000 electric cars in the US. The two incidents are unrelated, but, at the same time, very telling of the EV (electric vehicle) market in India, which is still in its infancy. India is still a few years away … Read more

Fintech lender on the hook for millions in fraud from one client’s losses

Fintech lender on the hook for millions in fraud from one client’s losses

Like many fintechs, Grain Technology promises its bank partners it will stand by its product in the event of fraud, covering any losses when it fails to identify a scammer. Now it’s time to pay up. Ponce Financial Group told shareholders this week that it had to take a $6.3 million charge in the first … Read more