May, 2017


Odeabank’s mobile security challenge

Turkey’s Odeabank achieved all-round security for its mobile banking apps by using Vasco’s Digipass for Apps software development kit. (more…)

Banks, Security

May 1, 2017

Fintech Startup Satispay Raises €14M in Funding

Satispay, a Milan, Italy-based fintech startup, raised €14m in its latest funding round. (more…)


May 1, 2017

AccessPay Receives £2M Financing

AccessPay, a Manchester, UK-based fintech company, raised £2m in debt financing. (more…)


May 1, 2017


The Case for Robo-Advisory and Digital Wealth

By FintechNews HK

An April 2017 Burnmark report rexplored the tie-up between digital wealth and robo-advisory within the FinTech industry. (more…)

Financial Markets / Trading, Global trends, Hotnews, Wealth management

May 1, 2017


Japan’s answer to Y Combinator just graduated its next 3 companies

By Peter Rothenberg for Tech in Asia

Code Republic graduated its second batch of three startups last night. They say ,“threes a crowd,” and the crowd definitely showed up Friday. (more…)

Accelerators/Incubators/Labs, Deals, Global trends, InspirAsia

May 1, 2017


Airwallex raises $13M led by Tencent to bring its cross-border payment service to Europe

By Jon Russel for TechCrunch

Australia-based cross-border payments startup Airwallex has closed a $13 million Series A round to expand its reach across Asia Pacific and into Europe. The deal was led by Chinese internet giant Tencent — marking its first investment in an Australian startup — with participation from Sequoia China, Mastercard and other undisclosed investors. (more…)

Deals, eWallets, Global trends, Hotnews, Remittances

May 1, 2017