Why Facebook Is a Dark Horse in the Financial Services Industry

For a casual observer, the financial services industry is mostly about banks, governmental financial authorities, financial technology startups and maybe a bit about the ecosystem that’s facilitating the growth of those startups (incubators, accelerators, sandboxes, VCs, etc.). But for someone who looks beyond popular news releases, quite different (and often...

Read More · 9 minutes


Winners Revealed at the UK Emerging Payments Awards 2016

Vodafone, Saxo Payments and Wirecard among the big winners at the ninth annual Emerging Payments Awards, hosted by the Emerging Payments Association London, UK. 14 October 2016 – Global leaders and innovators in PayTech and FinTech were rewarded at the 2016 Emerging Payments Awards. Recognising and celebrating the best the...

Read More · 2 minutes


MEDICI Top 21 – InsurTech: Announcing the 21 Leaders Among the 480 Identified Players

Throughout the three years of dedicated ongoing research in the InsurTech space, the LTP team has explored, defined and shaped the global InsurTech startup ecosystem unlike anyone else. Eventually, LTP established the foundation to build MEDICI – the ultimate FinTech platform for collaborative innovation. We have written about and covered...

Read More · 12 minutes


FinDEVr 2016: What's Hot in FinTech?

On October 18–19th, the LTP Team had the pleasure attending one of the most important events in the world of finances and beyond – FinDEVr 2016 in Silicon Valley. A powerful blend of some of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies and bright entrepreneurs from around the world made the...

Read More · 8 minutes


PayCommerce Completes $22M Series B Investment to Drive Exponential Global Expansion of its Enterprise Cross-Border B2B Payments Network

Injection of capital will enable PayCommerce to significantly increase scalability and global strength for all network members and customers by expanding operations, R&D, sales and marketing. October 18, 2016, Edison, NJ — PayCommerce, the leading enterprise cross-border payments network for payments disbursement and acceptance, today announced a $22-million investment from...

Read More · 4 minutes


Ingo Money and MoneyGram Launch New Credit Card Payment Service

Ingo Money, a leader in real-time push payments technology, and MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services, today announced an agreement to offer consumers a new service to make quick and convenient credit card payments through Ingo Money’s platform at any one of MoneyGram's estimated 40,000...

Read More · 1 minute


VST Enterprises Expands Development Arm and Strategic Partnerships in the United States

Payment authentication company adds industry heavyweights to business development team and focuses on strategic partnerships growth as part of North American expansion 14th October 2016: In a decisive move, UK-based VST Enterprises announced the addition of two former Elavon Vice Presidents to its business development arm in the US. The experienced...

Read More · 2 minutes


Clover Goes Where No Payment Has Gone Before

October 13, 2016 - Recently, Clover partnered with UK financial institution Nationwide Building Society to focus on the future of payments to asking themselves the question, “What about making a card payment happen in space?” The question is only somewhat fanciful: figuring out how to make payments happen in extreme conditions—at spacelike...

Read More · Less than 1 minute


Aurora Exchange Announces Partnership With Maiden Life and MANGOPAY at LendIt Europe 2016

Aurora Exchange announces the first P2P lending platform to combine FinTech and InsurTech, built in partnership with Maiden Life and MANGOPAY. 11 October 2016 - LendIt Europe 2016, London, UK - Aurora Exchange, a consumer loans exchange for responsible borrowers announced two major partnerships that pave way for bringing transparent and cost...

Read More · 3 minutes