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.
OTB Ventures raises $100m for Central and Eastern European tech start-ups
OTB aims to fill its portfolio with 16 CEE companies by 2022.
Wirecard and Raiffeisen Bank team up to serve Eastern European markets
Raiffeisen Bank will use Wirecard to process payments across 13 Eastern European countries.
LendingClub becomes first fintech to buy a US regulated bank
The fintech has acquired the $1.4 billion asset-holding Radius Bank for $185 million.
Aussie challenger Hay launched by UK’s Shawbrook Bank ex-employees
The challenger is headquartered in New South Wales with offices in London and Belfast.
Pakistani challenger Sadapay preps 2020 launch
New mobile wallet will target Pakistan’s underbanked and freelancer market.
Starling Bank lends through Zopa while it builds its own platform
The neobank currently holds £1.25 billion in deposits.
SoftBank to invest further $1bn in LatAm fintech, ecommerce and health care in 2020
LatAm has seen 17 companies and two VCs secure funding from the Japanese conglomerate.
Monzo set to hire another 500 and reintroduce paid accounts
CEO Bloomfield says it is also looking into lending more as a revenue driver.
Report: The digital drive to replace the passport in financial services
FinTech Futures publishes its latest industry report, on digital identity and fraud.
Standard Chartered sets up Singapore-based venture with Assembly Payments
The new payments venture is designed to help ecommerce merchants.