Through a Gen Z lens
Ruby is FinTech Futures‘ reporter covering all things financial technology. She brings our audience news on the latest fintech funding rounds, regulatory changes and unique cross-sector partnerships, as well as interviewing brand-new fintech start-ups on how they’re looking to disrupt the banking space. She also regularly reports from the industry’s most prominent conferences.
Til a mortgage do us part
Is three months of bank statements really enough to determine whether someone can afford a mortgage?
The capitalist eco-warrior
Should companies have a purpose beyond profit?
We don’t forgive easily
If we feel betrayed, we rarely go back or give you a second chance.
Educating the masses
The age for financial literacy is getting younger and younger.
Digital broker Stake releases UK beta app ahead of February launch
The app plans to expand across Europe “in the coming months”.
Vodafone leaves Facebook’s Libra to focus on M-Pesa
M-Pesa is the telco’s digital payment service.
Amazon set to turn hands into cards with Visa
The bigtech is reportedly in talks with Mastercard, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo.
Switzerland’s Neon scraps abroad card fees to win more users
The challenger tries to win ground from UK’s Revolut and Germany’s N26.
GetVantage debuts with India’s first revenue-based financing platform
The alternate funding model is gaining significant traction in foreign markets.
Monese becomes UK’s latest fintech unicorn
The challenger aims to close £100m funding in the first half of this year.
Goldman leads LumApps $70m Series C funding
The French start-up hits $100m in total funding.
Mortgage broker Trussle raises £7.5m in Series C funding round
Fresh funding brings total investment in Trussle to £26.5m.
Mastercard and Marqeta collaborate to help fintechs go to market
Twisto will be the first European customer to deploy Marqeta and Mastercard’s initiative.
Qonto raises $115m round led by Tencent
The SME challenger bank says it’s the largest funding round ever for a French fintech.