fintech

Paytm has raised $1 billion to battle Walmart’s PhonePe and WhatsApp

Paytm has raised $1 billion to battle Walmart’s PhonePe and WhatsApp

Rumours of a $2 billion fundraise have been doing the rounds for half a year now.
MobiKwik, one of India’s leading fintech firms, would rather be a cockroach than unicorn

MobiKwik, one of India’s leading fintech firms, would rather be a cockroach than unicorn

The Gurugram-based company looks to turn profitable and get listed in two years.
Despite Brexit, London is Tightening Its Grip on Digital Trading

Despite Brexit, London is Tightening Its Grip on Digital Trading

Brexit – the decision of the UK to leave the European Union – was supposed to have deeply negative impacts…
Top Fintech Trends Entrepreneurs Must Watch in 2020

Top Fintech Trends Entrepreneurs Must Watch in 2020

Whether it's online trading or crypto conversions, the future of finance is fluid.
Top Fintech Trends Entrepreneurs Must Watch in 2020

Top Fintech Trends Entrepreneurs Must Watch in 2020

Whether it's online trading or crypto conversions, the future of finance is fluid.

Should ‘Fintech’ Fear Big Tech’s Push Into Banking?

Smaller startups may have a hard time competing with financial tools from the likes of Google and Facebook.

Should ‘Fintech’ Fear Big Tech’s Push Into Banking?

Smaller startups may have a hard time competing with financial tools from the likes of Google and Facebook.

Robinhood Expands Across the Pond, With Plans to Launch Fee-Free Stock Trading in the U.K.

Robinhood’s no-fee trading app, launched in 2015, has proved popular with millennials in the United States, where it has grown rapidly to six million users.

Robinhood Expands Across the Pond, With Plans to Launch Fee-Free Stock Trading in the U.K.

Robinhood’s no-fee trading app, launched in 2015, has proved popular with millennials in the United States, where it has grown rapidly to six million users.
How Robinhood plans to make money on US stock trading in the UK

How Robinhood plans to make money on US stock trading in the UK

The fintech's cut-rate fees have roiled the brokerage industry in the US.

Fintech Regulation Needs More Principles, Not More Rules

Bitcoin and other digital assets are transforming how derivates markets work.
US diplomats reportedly lobby against laws that open Apple Pay to competition abroad

US diplomats reportedly lobby against laws that open Apple Pay to competition abroad

Academics, lawyers, and executives argue that Apple is protecting its payment service from competition.
China’s digital currency is all about control

China’s digital currency is all about control

The digital yuan remains in its testing phase, says China's central bank.

Fintech Arm of Chinese Insurance Giant Files for US IPO After Blockchain Push

OneConnect Financial Technology, the banking and blockchain arm of China's largest insurance company, filed a prospectus with the SEC on Wednesday.

The Apple Card’s Algorithm Goes Both Ways on Women’s Credit Limits

Under fire for gender bias, the Apple Card's credit card limit decisions for women are more complicated.

The Apple Card’s Algorithm Goes Both Ways on Women’s Credit Limits

Under fire for gender bias, the Apple Card's credit card limit decisions for women are more complicated.

How Fintech’s Third Wave Will Change How You Bank

First there was lending, then mobile, and now automation.

How Fintech’s Third Wave Will Change How You Bank

First there was lending, then mobile, and now automation.
How Mark Zuckerberg plans to make money with Facebook Pay

How Mark Zuckerberg plans to make money with Facebook Pay

Facebook's push into payments hasn't always gone smoothly.
What you buy with Facebook Pay could affect the ads you see

What you buy with Facebook Pay could affect the ads you see

Facebook's new Apple Pay and Venmo competitor has permission to use your actions to personalize ads. The company Facebook Pay on Tuesday — an upgrade that combines the existing peer-to-peer on