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Welcome to the Financial Mirror of Alternative Data

Startups
January 2, 2020

The episode ‘Nosedive’ was the opener of the third season of the popular dystopian series Black Mirror. In it, every member of society had a 'score' which was calculated from their behaviour towards other humans. The nu...

The Fintech Souks of the Emirates, Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Startups
November 20, 2019

Ambitious Locals An ambitious place, the United Arab Emirates has always been known to make a splash as it’s the ‘biggest of everything’ design methods can attest to. The city of Dubai is one of the best examples of...

Consilience Ventures, where investor, founder and expert are equals

Startups
November 7, 2019

Start-up founders often spend more time attempting to raise capital than actually building their business and investors that provide funding are regularly left with sleepless nights owing to the high-risk nature of inve...

The very 1st Rejected Loan Application Marketplace

Startups
November 5, 2019

One of the best aspects of FinTech is not just that more people are able to take part in the economy (banking the unbanked), but that FinTech can erase market inefficiencies. DisruptionBanking interviewed Yaroslav Dubov...

Hungarian Fintech Market Research- DisruptionBanking

Startups
October 23, 2019

Hungary is starting to see a resurgence of innovation in the country, with most startups based in and around Budapest. Although there remain certain hurdles to overcome internally, a great number of companies and invest...

Indexa Capital is the first profitable independent automated investment in Europe

Startups
October 15, 2019

The spanish leading automated investment service, Indexa, is a profitable business since the third quarter 2019. “Our fees are less than half of our European counterparts, Nutmeg, Scalable or Moneyfarm. We aimed to d...

3000 pizzas, varied tasks, free trains and PLN 445,000 to win — the third edition of Hackyeah happens in September, and we have free tickets for you!

Startups
September 9, 2019

The third edition of the biggest hackathon in Europe will take place 14-15 September inWarsaw. We’re talking about HackYeah! An interdisciplinary event during which participants are bound to find solutions to the tasks...

Inside Standard Chartered’s eXellerator

Startups
August 12, 2019

Bank accelerators typically tap the startup world for their next ideas, but not Standard Chartered. Fiona McFarlane sits down with man in charge Dominic Maffei, SC Ventures Lead for Financial Markets and UK/EU, at the...

Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab

Startups
May 9, 2019

What the 3rd edition of the accelerator programme tells us about the future of venture capital investments and the glaring funding gap. On April 29th, Morgan Stanley announced the 10 female-headed startups which were cho...

Standard Chartered launches African eXellerator

Startups
April 15, 2019

On April 8th, Standard Chartered Bank announced the opening of a new innovation hub branch in Kenya. The Africa eXellerator, located in the bank’s head office in Chiromo, Nairobi, will provide a much awaited regional pla...

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