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A Quick Overview Of The World's Financial Market Regulators

If you want to join any financial market, you have to accept more international regulator requirements because not all of them are accepted in different countries.

Oct. 4, 2022 • Konstantin Rabin

Even though there are plenty of different local and international financial market regulators, their main aim is the same, to guarantee customers' safety. Each legislative framework is foc...


Fintech and Crypto Early-stage Funding in Developed Countries: Deals, and Themes Sept 23rd to Sept 30th

This week features 20 deals, with total revealed funding continuing to hover between US$250–300ml.

Oct. 3, 2022 • Roger Portnoy

Overview: This week features 20 deals, with total revealed funding continuing to hover between US$250–300ml. Crypto deals dominated the overall funding value, while many smaller and early-sta...


9 key questions to ask customer onboarding tech providers before you buy

it’s absolutely crucial to ensure that you only onboard customers that have passed all the tests that determine whether or not they pose a risk to your business

Sept. 28, 2022 • Luke Hinchliffe

When considering partnering with a KYC onboarding tech provider, there are several key questions you should ask in order to guarantee they deliver the solution you need, and not just the soluti...


Top Fintech SPAC deals of 2022

Revenue numbers from the very beginning of this year and experts are stating that the upcoming months will be even more high-yielding

Sept. 21, 2022 • Konstantin Rabin

The 2022 year has been highly prolific for the financial industry in terms of both funding rounds and SPAC deals. The majority of fintech companies have drawn immense investments and revenue nu...


What if FinTech Product Management Started by Saying Yes?

Building great products, the lesson goes, demands focus. And focus is about saying no.

Sept. 19, 2022 • Harrison Smith

The first principle you learn as a Product Manager is a simple one: how to say no. Steve Jobs famously said “I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done. In...


Financial Services Regulation – Is it ready for the next crisis?

The importance of the data-driven regulatory approach in delivering stability when the next financial crisis arrives.

Sept. 15, 2022 • Rachel Scanlon

Throughout history, financial services regulation has come about in times of panic, in response to one crisis or another. Most recently the financial crisis of 15 years ago led to significant ...


Waiting for Godot

Waiting for a clear sign that one of listed insurtech carrier can survive in the middle term

Sept. 14, 2022 • Matteo Carbone

The quarterly financial results of the listed #insurtech carriers were published in August's first days. Their depressed evaluations (which I have commented on in the last newsletter edi...


How should fintech approach its online reputation management?

Given the fact that fintech is a modern innovation, a vast number of people still feel skeptical about its abilities and shy away from using its services

Sept. 13, 2022 • Konstantin Rabin

Fintech comprises two well-known concepts - Finance and Technology, and it is a highly reliable resource in order to enhance financial procedures. It serves both consumers and businesses and pr...


Physical vs digital cards – how the landscape is evolving

Data is emerging which shows digital payments are leading the way

Sept. 9, 2022 • Xavier Giandominici

With digital payments picking up steam around the world, it could be said that the future of the physical card is uncertain. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of digitalization, wi...


Weekly Early-Stage Fintech/Insurtech & Crypto Funding Report - 1st week Sept 2022

Featuring 17 transactions for companies based in Europe, APAC and North America

Sept. 5, 2022 • Roger Portnoy

Overview this week Based on our requirements, I am featuring 17 transactions this week for companies based in Europe, APAC and North America.  My coverage features a number of pre-seed through...