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Tracking fintech, banking & financial services innovations since 1994
Join us next week as our annual Asia-Pacific fintech conference returns to Singapore! FinovateAsia is one of the best ways for fintech startups and innovative industry veterans from the region and around the world to showcase their latest technologies before an audience of C-level decision-makers, venture capitalists, all-star analysts, and more.
FinovateAsia runs from October 14 through October 15, with an additional Summit Day on October 16. Visit our registration page and pick up your ticket today.
Finovate alums Hydrogen, Sedicii, Strands, and Wealth Migrateearn finalist spots in the South African Reserve Bank’s Fintech Demo Day.
Carbon CEO Chijioke Dozie offersFive Lessons Global Banks Can Learn from African Fintechs.
Business Tech highlights 12 of the hottest fintechs in South Africa according to the country’s biggest banks.
Central and Eastern Europe
Alior Bank’s Alior Kantor to deployEfigence’sEFI4 Digital Banking Platform.
Deloitte Romania and FintechOSpartner to offer banks digital transformation and automation solutions.
Sberbankunveils new “Apply for Mortgage” feature on its Sberbank Online mobile app.
Middle East and Northern Africa
Dubai earns top ten ranking in the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI).
Boubyan Bank of Kuwait and Zain Telecom team up to launch a digital Islamic bank.
Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) authorizes financial technology experimental permits enabling three companies to build an equity crowdfunding platform.
Central and Southern Asia
Khatabook, an Indian fintech that helps SMEs track and record businesses transactions, raises $25 million.
Varanium Capital launches $28 million venture fund focused on Indian fintech.
Indian fintechs await regulatory guidelines for deployment of Video KYC technology.
Latin America and the Caribbean
OurCrowd to open its 13th global office in São Paulo, Brazil.
Colombian small business lender Sempli raises $8 million in Series A funding.
EBANX will process payments for Uber in Brazil and other countries in Latin America.
Wealth Migrate is a KPMG award-winning, global online investment marketplace that offers global investors direct access to commercial real estate investments from only $1 in premier global markets.
Investors in developing nations can invest in a stable currency with real assets with real yield
Transactions recorded using the blockchain to eliminate fraud issues
Partners with best-in-class operators
Why it’s great
Most of the developing world does not have access to direct investments that would help them with currency swings which can wipe out wealth. Fraud is a challenge and it is hard to find trusted partners.
Scott Picken, Founder and CEO of Wealth Migrate
Picken is a serial global entrepreneur and investor who is passionate about helping people create global wealth. He is an authority on fintech, crowdfunding, collaborative social investing, and the intersection with real estate. LinkedIn
Jaco Maritz, Chief Information Officer
Maritz leads the technology team, bringing decades of experience in financial services IT management. He is additionally a seasoned global real estate investor. LinkedIn