The FinTech bubble: Euphoria surrounds $1 billion Swiss ‘unicorn’ but there is no profit

The million dollar, or perhaps in this particular context, billion dollar question is, how can the new FinTech challengers become highly capitalized entities that are able to gain huge venture capital investment when there is no track record and no sign of profit? In the financial technology sector, today’s massively high profile new startups which […]

As London’s trading FinTech rockets ahead, investment in APAC fintech down in H1 2019

The new wave of FinTech companies that have begun to produce high profile alternatives to traditional banks and electronic financial services companies have absolutely captured the limelight over the past two to three years, resulting in a dynamic which is very unusual in the financial sector, that being vast investment from venture capital funds into […]

Curve launches first crowdfunding campaign

Curve, the over-the-top banking platform which consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and one even smarter app, is launching a seven figure crowdfunding campaign this September. Curve is valued at a quarter of a billion dollars which positions the company firmly amongst the UK’s most exciting scaleups; Transferwise, Monzo, Revolut and Starling, and has raised over […]

UK fintech Curve to launch crowdfunding campaign

Curve, the multi-use banking platform which consolidates several cards and accounts into one smart card and app is launching a seven figure crowdfunding campaign this September. With a valuation of $250m, it sits alongside the UK’s most exciting scaleups; Transferwise, Monzo, Revolut and Starling. The fintech has raised over $70m to date. According to the […]

N26 is now one of the highest valued FinTechs globally

The last few months have been quite the whirlwind for N26 – we’ve celebrated reaching 3.5 million customers worldwide, launched in the USA and also revamped N26 Black to unveil N26 You. And today, we’re excited to announce our Series D funding extension by $170m to $470m. This is one of the biggest rounds ever raised in Berlin and […]

UK sights on Sydney fintech expansion

New business opportunities for NSW and UK fintech and financial services companies were under the spotlight at yesterday’s London roundtable meeting between NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss and senior executives from leading UK financial firms. UK sights on Sydney fintech expansion. The meeting focused on opportunities afforded […]