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Game changer: the countdown to PSD2

PSD2, which is scheduled to be implemented in January 2018, will effectively end banks' monopoly on their customers' account data.  

Deloitte’s 2016 report, ‘PSD2 opens the door to new market entrants’, provides a breakdown as to what the revised legislation means for...…

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Oddup secures $6m Series A

Hong Kong based startup analysis and investment advice patform Oddup has raised $6m in Series A funding led by The Times Group. With a...

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Factom raises $8m Series A

Texas based blockchain-as-a-service company Factom has raised $8m in Series A funding led by Draper Associates. Factom is a system for...

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Where tech dollars at advisory firms are being spent

Great visualization article by InvestmentNews regarding the amount, tools, and software categories chosen by advisors for tech spend.  

The amount, tools and software categories chosen by advisers were captured in the 2017 InvestmentNews Adviser Technology Study

Bank engine keeps on churning

This week saw a flurry of bank earnings including JPM, Wells, and Citi that beat consensus estimates, with fixed income trading as a...

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Bima raises $16.8m Series D

Stockholm based insuretch company Bima has raised $16.8m in Series D funding led by Axiata Digital. BIMA is an insurance technology firm...

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Fund Twenty8 raises £4.5m

Cambridge, UK based Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund Fund Twenty8 has raised £4.5m in equity crowdfunding from 233 investors. Fund...

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Oikocredit raises $2.1m

Netherlands based microfinance credit provider Oikocredit has raised $2.1m in venture funding from undisclosed investors. Oikocredit is a...

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Trov secures $45m Series D

California based on demand insurance startup Trov has raised $45m in Series D funding led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures. Trov provides on...

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Firing on All Cylinders: The 2017 Big Data Landscape

Matt Turck from FirstMark reviews the Big Data and AI hype cycles, competitive landscape, and key trends to watch in 2017 and beyond.

First, venture capitalists continue to be happy to fund both new and existing companies. The first few months of 2017 saw a flurry of...…

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Elevate Credit pulls off lending IPO

Texas based consumer subprime online lender has officially IPO'd this week (after a failed attempt in 2016) at a valuation of $242.5m.  

It’s been an especially difficult environment for lending startups following Lending Club’s challenges and other industry regulatory...…

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Why Your Extra-Safe Car Costs More to Insure

There is a simple answer. High-tech collision-prevention systems on cars help prevent crashes but cost a lot to repair!

“I was told by the car dealership all the technology would improve the cost of insurance,” Mr. Woods said. “Instead, it went up.”...…

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