Facebook accused of fake audience numbers

Social-media company tells advertisers it can reach more than 100 million U.S. adults younger than 35, but census only counts 76 million Facebook Inc. claims its ads have the ... Read More

ASIC proposes next steps on regtech

ASIC will establish a new regtech industry liaison network, conduct a number of new technology trials using regtech applications and establish a ‘hackathon’ later this year to help identify ... Read More

Goldman Sachs Sees Big Potential for Fintech in Brazil

Brazil is experiencing a wave of growth in financial technology that will most likely eat into the market share of the country’s huge and long untouchable banks, a new ... Read More

The regulatory authorities of Hong Kong and UK sign Fintech cooperation agreement

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today entered into a cooperation agreement with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to foster collaboration in support of financial technology (Fintech) innovation ... Read More
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DFSA host seminar on FinTech in the Middle East

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) hosted an outreach session on the opportunities financial technology (FinTech) presents in the Middle East. The seminar was held jointly with the FinTech ... Read More

China’s insurer to launch $1 billion fintech and health care fund

Ping An Insurance Group, China’s largest insurer by market value, is launching its first overseas fund to invest in financial technology (fintech) and health care tech worldwide. Headed by ... Read More

Barclays opens Europe’s largest fintech site in London

Barclays has opened its new open innovation site, Rise London, in Shoreditch – hailed as Europe’s “largest co-working space dedicated to fintech”. Rise will be a place for start-ups, ... Read More

VC investments in financial services startup shifts in Europe

Venture capital investments in financial services startups are showing a geographical split, with funding for so-called “fintech” companies in the United States cooling but soaring in Europe, according to ... Read More

Fintech in the Middle East and North Africa is booming

Fintech startups in the Middle East and North Africa have raised $100-million over the last decade, yet 28% fail in their initial years, says a new report by business ... Read More

Nasdaq launches FinTech investment program

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ), one of the world’s leading providers of technology and services to the capital markets, announced today the launch of a venture investment program, Nasdaq Ventures,  dedicated to discovering, ... Read More
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