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An overview of: Tamara (Buy Now, Pay Later)

Thanks to my colleague Vippin who’s contributed this summary profile overview of the Buy Now, Pay Later leader, Tamara. Over to Vippin: Tamara’s homepage Tamara is of one of the Buy Now, Pay Later leaders here in the Middle East. The company has over 3 million customers with more than 4000 partner merchants, which include […]

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Saudi Arabia to go live with Open Banking in Q1 2023

I saw today via lots of social media posts that SAMA, the Saudi Arabian Central Bank has announced more details on it’s open banking framework – together with an intention for services to go live during the first quarter of 2023. This is an exciting move for one of the GCC’s biggest markets. You can […]

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Ruba: Helping Kuwaiti parents spread the cost of school fees

I liked this note from wamda about the pre-seed round of new Kuwaiti FinTech, Ruba: Fintech startup Ruba, a platform that aims to make education accessible to all, announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount in an oversubscribed pre-Seed funding round. Ruba addresses a pain point in relation to school fees. Currently, parents pay […]

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My favourite FinTech: Nutmeg

At the moment I’m not enjoying looking at any investment products because you know the answer is ‘negative’. Such is the fickle reality of markets, especially in these turbulent times. That being said, I thought I’d kick-off my ‘Favourite FinTech’ feature by saying ‘thank you’ to Nutmeg for getting me started personally with robo-advised-investments, properly. […]

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NatWest launches BaaS (“Banking as a service”) with Vodeno

NatWest launches BaaS (“Banking as a service”) with Vodeno

This one caught my eye in Finextra today: UK high street bank NatWest has teamed up with European software vendor Vodeno Group to launch a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) business for the UK market. The partnership will aim to bring together NatWest’s banking licence and technology with Vodeno’s cloud-based technology platform to target UK businesses and banks. […]

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Starboard Card: The FinTech for the Super Yacht Owner

One of my favourite examples of how FinTech can help to drive change across the financial ecosystem is Starboard Card. Although it’s yet to launch formally (the website says ‘launching 2022’) it’s been recently publicised and I love the idea. The service – as the name alludes – is aimed at owners of (super) yachts […]

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Children-focused FinTech, GoHenry, raises $55m

Congratulations to the team at GoHenry for closing their latest funding round. The fact they’ve managed to do so in rather difficult economic circumstances is a testament to the business they’re building. I’m a customer – or, technically, our two boys are customers, and we’re delighted with the service. I’m especially pleased with their ‘money […]

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Eela Dubey and Arindam Sengupta, Founders of EduFund

Today on Fintech we are please to speak to Eela, Co-Founder of EduFund. EduFund is India’s first dedicated investment advisory app for higher education. With the help of its strategic partners and investors such as ViewTrade Holding Corp., the EduFund app gives parents an opportunity to build nest-eggs by investing in Indian markets and abroad. […]

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Adam Elliott, Co-founder, President, CEO of ID Insight

On Fintech today we are please to speak to Adam Elliott, Co-founder, President, CEO of ID Insight. The Company primary offer account takeover fraud and new account fraud solutions to the financial services community. Who are you and what’s your background? I am Adam Elliott, president and co-founder of ID Insight, which provides platform-based solutions […]

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