Category : Fintech News

Fintech / Fintech News - 6 months ago

WealthTech funding hit record levels in Q1 2018

A record of $2.5bn was invested in WealthTech companies last year, according to research from FinTech Global. Funding in 2018 is on track to surpass this, with $2bn raised in the opening quarter alone. The sector is poised for continued growth as the...

Fintech / Fintech News - 6 months ago

Leonteq: «We'll Let the Market Judge»

Lukas Ruflin's first move as the new CEO of Leonteq was to hit shareholders with a big cash call and stop payouts for the foreseeable future. He tells finews.asia why, and outlines the derivatives boutique's prospects in Asia.

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Fintech / Fintech News - 6 months ago

Would you trust Martian blockchain?

By Pavel Kravchenko, Founder at Distributed Lab, for The Fintech Times. Satoshi Nakamoto laid the foundation of a financial revolution – he combined what’s barely combinable: security, transparency and independence. The Bitcoin accounting syste...

Fintech / Fintech News - 6 months ago

Hong Kong Launches Open API

Hong Kong's Monetary Authority will launch its open application programming, or API. The financial hub is playing catch up with Singapore, whose monetary authority rollout its first set of API almost two years ago.