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A new fund drive for DIFC Hive

Accelerators
March 18, 2019

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has unveiled a $10 million fintech fund for start-ups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). According to Essa Kazim, governor at DIFC, the approximate size of t...

Raiffeisen’s Elevator Lab Celebrates 2nd Round 

Accelerators
February 27, 2019

Since 2017, Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has demonstrated that finding the best fintech located within its home markets of Central and Eastern Europe requires a multi-pronged strategy and the support of...

Inside Accenture’s London FinTech Innovation Lab

Accelerators
January 23, 2019

Meet Accenture's 2019 cohort ready to shape tomorrow's technology. Globally, Accenture’s FinTech Innovation lab has achieved some impressive results, incubating 184 startups, and raising $1,464m since it’s 2012 inception...

Fintech Nation: Hungary

Accelerators
January 11, 2019

Perhaps not the first place to be considered as a hotspot for fintech activity, Hungary and its capital, Budapest, are making headway in developing products and services for the country’s fledgling financial sector and b...

Hackathons: Tapping into Tech Talent

Accelerators
January 11, 2019

Time-limited events in which teams of developers compete to address challenges and provide solutions to complex problems – are proving to be a great method of bringing top talent to the fore, not least in the field of fi...

French bank-backed Incubators to watch

Accelerators
November 20, 2018

  STATION F The Halle Freyssinet’s revival into a fintech haven has been hugely successful. Station F is backed by a supervisory committee composed of a continuously refreshed selection of 100 leading companies arou...

A look into France as a Fintech Nation

Accelerators
November 6, 2018

France has yet to find its first fintech unicorn, but the country is rapidly making up ground with assistance for startups from government and private investment. DisruptionBanking takes a closer look. As a nation ren...

Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab on its hopes for 2019

Accelerators
November 6, 2018

is proud to cover With the start of the 2019 Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab Session only weeks away, DisruptionBanking sits down with the London team to learn more. You are in your 7th edition, an impr...

6 African Tech Firms to Watch

Accelerators
September 25, 2018

This year, investment, innovation and growth has been erupting from African businesses at a temperature hot enough for the world to notice. The reason? Their ability to penetrate and tap into the potential of its still u...

Stockholm: Sweden’s Fintech Hub

Accelerators
July 2, 2018

Back in the 1990s, Sweden began investing heavily in its technology infrastructure. The government wanted all households and businesses across the country to have access to IT infrastructure and broadband to create ‘an i...

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