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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...

Standard Chartered’s VC arm creates Fintech Bridge

Startups
March 19, 2019

SC Ventures announced their opening of SC Ventures Fintech Bridge to facilitate connectivity between startups and the business acumen stored in Standard Chartered's investors and internal departments. According...

Featurespace talks Tech, Fraud, and protecting Danske Bank

Startups
November 6, 2018

The recent money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest lender, shocked the financial world. As it attempts to rebuild its reputation, the bank has engaged the services of Featurespace, the world’s l...

Will Nubank become the top challenger in Latin America?

Startups
October 10, 2018

Nubank suddenly seems poised to become SA's most popular challenger. The Brazilian start-up Nubank specialized in financial services completed a fund raising with Chinese giant Tencent which closed at $180 million. To ca...

Rubrik on the importance of data management

Startups
October 6, 2018

Secondary storage may not have the same appealing ring as AI or blockchain, but the sector constitutes the much-required backbone for enterprises, is valued at $60 billion USD and – according to fintech firm Rubrik – was...

Ripple: the power behind Japanese banking

Startups
October 4, 2018

Ripple The power behind Japanese banks This month, not one but three Japanese banks will launch a domestic payments system based on blockchain technology thanks to RippleNet. SBI Net Sumishin Bank, Suruga Bank, and Reso...

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