Tag Archives: FinTech Times

Open Banking Or Free-For-All? CMA Latest

Like all the best problems, a simple answer demands complex thinking. Open Banking, with its opening up of data paths, seems such a good idea. The difficulty is how to stop it becoming a free-for-all. The Fintech Times reports on some of the early successes and failures as the mainstream and alternative-finance players seek to […]

Where We Are Amid British Banks And Latest Innovations

British banking, British challenger banks, British alternative finance. Amid that general swirl of techie excitement is Money&Co., a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender turned niche lender/digital boutique bank (once we get that licence!). Our friends at the Fintech Times report on the British Bank Awards, a category of which the FTT sponsored. We weren’t directly involved – […]

UK FinTech Sector Booms – Plus Loan Auction Latest

Things in the UK FinTech sector are good, and getting better – according to recent research showcased by our friends at The Fintech Times. We run an excerpt below: Dealroom, the data provider on startups, growth companies and tech ecosystems, has analysed findings for the UK’s Digital Economy Council that suggest the UK’s digital economy is now […]

NFTs The New, New Black In Crypto World

In Japan, it’s been possible to have monthly salaries partially paid in Bitcoin since well before the cryptocurrency’s first big price spike at the $20,000 level in December 2017. As regular visitors to this News site will know, we see cryptos as a key component of the financial future. But the new, new thing is […]

FinTechs Find Tech Revolution Tough Going – Plus Loan Latest

Perhaps the financial mainstream isn’t alone in struggling to keep up with the pace of change in the FinTech revolution. Our friends at The Fintech Times report: 48% of fintechs’ data security is struggling to keep pace with innovation and digital transformation; a new report by Veritas Technologies has found. In the accelerated switch to meet the […]

Cryptos Are Here, There, Everywhere… Including Messi’s Pay Packet

Cryptocurrencies are here, there and soon to be everywhere, as todays’ two news items demonstrate. The Fintech Times offers a crypto-scam update: A poll by European law firm Fieldfisher revealed over 93% of businesses are uncertain or have no idea what to do if they fall victim to cyber fraud. Lack of preparedness for responding to cyber […]

Another Long, Hard Look at Cryptos In Wake Of Shock Departures

As a follow-up to yesterday’s story of high-profile departures in the world of cryptocurrencies, we note another comment from a member of the legendary Kroll agency,  run by our friends at The Fintech Times. Over time, and certainly in the past year, with good reason, cryptocurrency has changed by association from being a salacious method […]