The 100th: A look into SAS

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This year, we’ve been working hard and diligently to build a truly inclusive fintech ecosystem. A key part of this is, of course, our members. So far, we’ve brought over 100 new members onboard since January 2019, ranging from legal research companies, trade associations and blockchain outfits to venture capital firms, data security enterprises, and […]

Experian wins at FinTech Breakthrough Awards

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FinTech Breakthrough has named Experian‘s Ascend Analytic Sandbox as winner of the “Best Overall Analytics Platform” as part of its awards program. The information services company was thrilled to be recognised for the second consecutive year, this time for empowering firms to take advantage of the increasingly voluminous consumer and market data.  The Ascend Analytic […]

Member Spotlight: Quasar DB

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The brainchild of a world-leading C++ programming expert, Quasar DB is a time series database allowing users to “store everything forever and query it at will”. Whilst championing speed and storage capacity, Quasar DB sees incoming regulation as a trigger for companies to review their database options and realise both compliancy and user benefits of […]

Member Spotlight: Blockdata

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From humble beginnings as friends catching up to discuss blockchain over a beer, the guys behind Blockdata invited us to their new offices in Amsterdam to showcase their recently launched web application. Frustrated with the difficulty of separating the hype from legitimately promising uses of blockchain, they set out to simplify blockchain research. Founded on […]

Member Spotlight: Suburbia

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Alternative data for everyone: that’s Suburbia’s core belief. The Amsterdam-based company partners with start-ups to enrich their data and turn it into valuable insights.  From exploring commodity demand to tracking clothing sales, these insights can be used by start-ups to better engage their customers, or by corporations to make better business decisions faster.    “It’s […]

Innopay focuses on open and collaborative data sharing

Innopay, industry leader in payments, digital identity, and e-business consultancy, has recently published an article titled “Collaborative data sharing drives digital transformation”. The article discusses the focus of the company from the perspective of Mariane ter Veen, director, lead data sharing, on assisting clients to formulate strategic responses to an ecosystem getting more and more based on […]

Australian fintech companies to watch

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Despite its small population, Australia boasts more than 600 fintech companies. Its dynamism is partly due to its strong economy, and partly to the high level of support that government and industry offer to start-ups. We review some of the start-ups we think you should keep an eye on in the next few years. In […]

KPMG acquires a minority stake at AdviceRobo

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AdviceRobo, the Dutch fintech start-up developing technology that predicts financial risk of people and companies taking out loan, has announced the acquisition of KPMG a minority stake. The parties are aiming to widen the client pool of KPMG across the world toward stregthening clients’ current risk management. The alliance will also entitle AdviceRobo to benefit […]