Press Releases

The Case for FinTech in Northern Ireland

The Case for FinTech in Northern Ireland

14/1/19

Over the past 12 years, Northern Ireland has been establishing a reputation as a global hub for fintech, regtech and cyber. The region offers a combination of great infrastructure, competitive costs and supportive administration but above all a talented, well educated workforce with a superb work ethic. 

Augmented Reality in Banking

Augmented Reality in Banking

29/11/18

CardGenY launches its digital transformation toolkit at FinTech Connect. However, one aspect of the toolkit that always gains attention is our AR module that enables offline content to be seamlessly brought online.
Why Accountants are your best FinTech Friends

Why Accountants are your best FinTech Friends

28/11/18

When you think of an accountant, you probably picture the headlines about ‘Big Four’ audit failings, or perhaps someone in a crumpled suit, huddled over a spreadsheet, calculator in hand. If you’re new to this world, you’re probably not picturing your customer’s most influential business adviser. You’re probably not thinking about some of most influential agents of FinTech disruption either.

How trended data can help lenders to make more informed decisions

How trended data can help lenders to make more informed decisions

28/11/18

It’s been an unusual summer. England’s footballers reached their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years, while the heatwave has caused meteorologists to make comparisons with weather 42 years ago. Now the Office for National Statistics has identified another rare event: UK households have become net borrowers for the first time in almost 30 years.

FinTech: The next frontier for accountants

FinTech: The next frontier for accountants

27/11/18

In 2018, accountants don’t just advise on tax issues. They support their clients with business decisions, and that includes the tools and products they should use in their business. Accountants are now fundamental to any FinTech company wishing to secure the SME market.

Our client Adyen

Our client Adyen

26/11/18

One of our truly committed and experienced users is Adyen, a top-tier company in online payments all around the globe. Due to an ever growing client portfolio it is increasingly important for Adyen to use the right risk monitoring tools to stay on top of the news.

How Cointelligence Serves the Crypto Economy

How Cointelligence Serves the Crypto Economy

21/11/18

Cointelligence serves as the data layer for the crypto economy. But data on its own does no good when people don’t know how to use it. This is where the concept of “due diligence” comes in. By training crypto enthusiasts and potential investors on how to do their own research, it’s possible to give people the tools they need to protect themselves from fraud and bad decisions.
The Future of Research: It's not just about MiFID II

The Future of Research: It's not just about MiFID II

26/11/18

In recent years, any strategic conversation around the future of research usually begins, and often ends, with MiFID II. But the disruption of the research industry started long before those regulations were implemented.


Glue42 Extends Desktop User Experience via Open APIs

Glue42 Extends Desktop User Experience via Open APIs

16/11/18

Firm contributes proposal to FINOS FDC3 App Directory Working Group to further enterprise desktop app standardization.

Interview: Yuichi Honda, CEO, Blockfanz

Interview: Yuichi Honda, CEO, Blockfanz

15/11/18

Yuichi Honda, the CEO of Blockfanz, a community which provides marketing support and consulting services for those who aiming to spread blockchain projects in Japan and Korea. In this update, Honda will answer 5 questions about the Japanese and Korean cryptocurrency situation.
What’s the future of fintech? The jury is still out – get your vote in now!

What’s the future of fintech? The jury is still out – get your vote in now!

31/10/18

The Fintech Disruptors EMEA Report 2019 launches at Fintech Connect in December to debate the process, practices and pitfalls of an industry still in transition – as the new reality of the digital economy takes shape.

How company data from Orbis helps identify and mitigate regulatory risk

How company data from Orbis helps identify and mitigate regulatory risk

30/10/18

When considering new partnerships, onboarding customers and suppliers, or entering a new market, more certainty is always welcome. Access to the richest, most reliable private company information on the market can help you identify potential regulatory and reputational risks before they can impact your business.

PIF: UK’s appetite for innovation is driving a “Brexit-Proof” boom in fintech and prepaid

PIF: UK’s appetite for innovation is driving a “Brexit-Proof” boom in fintech and prepaid

30/10/18

The UK’s passion for innovation means it is now seen as a global leader in the development of financial services that are powered by prepaid technology, according to data released by Prepaid International Forum (PIF).
GlobalSign Presentation at FinTech Connect 2018 to Focus on Securing Open Banking and Meeting PSD2 Requirements with Digital and Qualified Certificates

GlobalSign Presentation at FinTech Connect 2018 to Focus on Securing Open Banking and Meeting PSD2 Requirements with Digital and Qualified Certificates

30/10/18

GlobalSign, a leading provider of identity and security solutions, today announced the company will be showcasing its cloud-based Managed Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security solutions and its newly recognized Qualified Trust Service Provider (QTSP) capabilities at Fintech Connect, December 5-6, 2018
Profinit is bringing powerful data science algorithms to Fintech Connect

Profinit is bringing powerful data science algorithms to Fintech Connect

23/10/18

At this year's show, Profinit will be introducing a set of powerful predictive algorithms that offer financial institutions innovative ways to manage risk, battle fraud and improve customer retention. 

Opportunity: Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) CIF Pool D webinar notification

Opportunity: Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) CIF Pool D webinar notification

15/10/18

A webinar for potential applicants of the Capability & Innovation Fund is scheduled to take place on the morning of Wednesday 17 October at 09.30 GMT. The purpose of the webinar is to go through the application process for the Capability & Innovation Fund Pool D and importantly provide a forum for potential applicants to ask questions on the mechanics of how to apply.

Armada Labs: September Updates

Armada Labs: September Updates

26/09/18

There is some pretty cool stuff going on with our company. We were just featured in a prominent magazine. The mag selected us as leaders in the Fintech industry to interview and do a story on. This was a real feather in our collective hats!

Paybase Announced as Sponsor of FinTech Connect

Paybase Announced as Sponsor of FinTech Connect

14/09/18

Paybase has been announced as a sponsor of this year’s FinTech Connect Conference on 5th – 6th December. The UK’s largest FinTech event will this year host 5000 attendees from over 60 countries, with over 250 speakers giving talks on a variety of topics within FinTech.

How Health.Finance is tackling modern-day healthcare patient financing

How Health.Finance is tackling modern-day healthcare patient financing

30/08/18

Nick Varnitski of Armada Labs has some stunning numbers for you to think about regarding modern-day healthcare patient financing. Are you ready? Here we go.

Financial Technology (Fintech) acceptance in the UK

Financial Technology (Fintech) acceptance in the UK

16/05/18

A telegraph research published in 2017, revealed that the UK ranks third on the most cashless countries in the world index. The top two countries are Canada and Sweden, while the other European countries that made into the top 10 are France and Germany.

Glint adopts HooYu to streamline customer on-boarding

Glint adopts HooYu to streamline customer on-boarding

23/04/18

Leading identity confirmation provider HooYu has partnered with Glint to verify customer identity and maximise the speed and success rate for customers wanting to open an account.

UK FinTech Census 2017 - The Voice of FinTech

UK FinTech Census 2017 - The Voice of FinTech

08/12/17

The 2017 UK FinTech Census was designed to gather key insights directly from FinTechs, charting key areas of growth, as well as potential challenges. 

Dejamobile raises €2.5 M from Newfund

Dejamobile raises €2.5 M from Newfund

17/10/17

Dejamobile, editor in software solutions specialised in secure mobile transactions, is accelerating its growth by raising €2.5 M from Newfund and M. François Enaud, former Chairman and CEO of the Steria group.

Aviva makes strategic investment in Wealthify

Aviva makes strategic investment in Wealthify

05/10/17

Aviva, the UK’s largest provider of general insurance and leading life and pensions provider, is to make a strategic investment in Wealthify.

EY FinTech Adoption Index 2017 – The rapid emergence of FinTech

EY FinTech Adoption Index 2017 – The rapid emergence of FinTech

06/11/17

Levels of financial technology (FinTech) adoption among consumers has surged globally over the past 18 months and is poised to be embraced by the mainstream, according to the latest EY FinTech Adoption Index.

Vega Solutions and our Vision Banking system

Vega Solutions and our Vision Banking system

26/08/17

Vision Banking was written by Vega in partnership with Investec Bank Channel Islands and handles Online and Back Office Intermediary and Private Client payment processing (including FX and batch processing), deposit and loan processing.

BBVA Open Talent 2018

BBVA Open Talent 2018

05/03/18

BBVA Open Talent, the world’s biggest fintech competition, will this year mark its tenth anniversary by working with more start-ups than ever before. 

Schroders Global In-Residence Programme for Tech Start-Ups

Schroders Global In-Residence Programme for Tech Start-Ups

08/01/18

Schroders is specifically targeting tech companies which have progressed beyond the conceptual or early-growth stage that offer solutions relevant to investment management.