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Welcome to the Google Bank – Your Everyday Banking from Google, NOT a Bank.
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Welcome to the Google Bank – Your Everyday Banking from Google, NOT a Bank.

Google is the latest tech company trying to get a stronger footprint into financial services. The project is codenamed Cache, and the Alphabet subsidiary is expected to launch a checking account sometime next year. The accounts will be managed by Citibank, and a small credit union at Stanford University. According to Google, Citibank will handle the […]

Temenos Joins the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sibos
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Temenos Joins the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sibos

Temenos will showcase a completely zero-waste stand as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program at Sibos. GENEVA, Switzerland – September 19, 2019 – Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announced that as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program at Sibos, the world’s premier financial […]

Varo Money gets NICE anti-fraud tech
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Varo Money gets NICE anti-fraud tech

Varo Money, the US challenger bank, has selected NICE Actimize to implement its financial crime strategy for anti-money laundering (AML) protections, including know-your-customer (KYC) requirements, sanctions screening and transaction monitoring capabilities. Varo will integrate NICE Actimize’s AML Essentials, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) AML solution that detects and scores a range of […]

Bracing for the Next Small Business Credit Crunch
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Bracing for the Next Small Business Credit Crunch

When it happens, be ready for a painful and significant slowdown in small business financing. For small business owners, raising capital has never been as easy as it is today. Banks have eased credit to small businesses. Fintech startups are expanding online lending options. And business lending opportunities have looked […]

The swift climb of regtech: How technology is transforming regulatory compliance
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The swift climb of regtech: How technology is transforming regulatory compliance

Having emerged from obscurity to be the new buzzword, here’s what you must know about regtech. Worldwide, financial services in all forms are subject to extensive regulatory supervision for the protection of a large number of stakeholders. Regulatory compliance – characterised by long and tedious processes and costs – has […]

Onfido ​raises ​$30m ​for ​identity ​verification ​that ​helps millions ​of ​people ​access ​online ​services
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Onfido ​raises ​$30m ​for ​identity ​verification ​that ​helps millions ​of ​people ​access ​online ​services

Crane ​leads ​Series ​C ​with ​support ​from ​Microsoft ​Ventures ​and ​current ​investors – Businesses ​such ​as ​Square, ​Zipcar, ​and ​Revolut ​use ​Onfido’s ​identity ​verification ​to seamlessly ​onboard ​more ​customers ​and ​scale ​their ​businesses – New ​funding ​round ​enables ​Onfido’s ​growth ​in ​international ​markets ​and ​new industries, ​as ​well ​as ​further […]