Reading Time: 2 minutes  Coinplug, a South Korean blockchain developer, was selected for the fourth time this year by a government-backed institution to participate in the development of blockchain solutions. R&D, public and private sectors are the areas the South Korean Government is supporting in 2019 and the consortium...
Reading Time: 2 minutes  FGS and Paytechs of Canada, today co-released an in-depth report on the Canadian Paytech landscape, offering the first ever comprehensive overview of the impact and pace at which technology is driving disruptive change. The Canadian Paytech Report provides a data-driven view on Paytech in Canada, analysis and deep insights on...
Reading Time: 2 minutes   Rapyd, the global FinTech-as-a-service platform that helps businesses collect and disburse money via locally preferred payment methods, today announced it has appointed Richard Oh and Larry Lee as its APAC Senior Director of Network Management and Senior Director of Network Growth and Optimization, respectively. These strategic hires support the...
Reading Time: 1 minuteLexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (“Lexin” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LX), a leading online consumer finance platform for educated young adults in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter before the U.S. market opens on Friday, May 17, 2019. The Company’s...
Reading Time: 2 minutes   Vienna-based fintech Bitpanda launches gold and silver trading for its 1 million users. The new product Bitpanda Metals allows users to securely and conveniently invest in gold and silver and benefit from ultra-low fees. The assets are 100% physically backed, fully insured and stored in...
Reading Time: 1 minute  Forge Global Inc. (Forge), the leading fintech institution that enables an entirely new and alternative approach to financial liquidity, today announced that Michael Carrier is joining the company as SVP of Digital Assets. “Michael is a veteran CTO, tech startup founder and executive leader,”  said Kelly Rodriques, CEO of...
Reading Time: 2 minutes  Unikeys, a Hong Kong-based fintech startup dedicated to designing and providing secure hardware wallet solutions, today launches the worldwide pre-sale of its flagship UKey card: a crypto-asset hardware wallet secured with biometric authentication. The UKey card is the first hardware wallet card to offer three-factor authentication with...
Reading Time: 2 minutes  FinTEx, a Chicago-based organization committed to raising the profiles of Midwestern FinTech leaders while cultivating growth and innovation within the region, announced today its second annual lineup of exciting events for FinTEx Forum. Taking place May 14-16, 2019 at various locations across the city of Chicago, the Forum will bring...
Reading Time: 1 minute  VersaPay Corporation (TSXV: VPY) (“VersaPay”), a leading provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions including electronic invoice presentment and payment, automated accounts receivable, cash application and collections management, is pleased to announce that CEO Craig O’Neill will participate on a panel at IMN’s Annual Real Estate CFO & COO Forum...
Reading Time: 1 minute  CAIS, the leading financial technology platform connecting financial advisors with alternative investments, today announced that advisor adoption rates and total transactions were up over 100% year to date, with fund volume increasing by over 200%. Additionally, the largest number of unique funds and strategies are...