FILED UNDER: FinTech

Currencycloud Tackling the High Cost and Complexity of Global Payments

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I’ve long been interested in foreign exchange and cross-border payments. Several years ago, a partner and I undertook a series of interviews with lawyers, bankers, small businesses, startups, and individuals with the intention of identifying an opportunity for innovation. One … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Accelerators, FinTech

The BNP Paribas Plug and Play Acceleration Program

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BNP Paribas is one of the ten largest banks in the world with a presence in roughly 75 countries. It offers banking, finance, investment, savings, and insurance solutions and serves individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporations, and other institutional clients. BNP Paribas … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Capital Markets, FinTech

Prattle – A New Generation of Sentiment Analysis

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Founded in 2014, Prattle produces tradable signals by analyzing global central bank communications using a domain-specific linguistic algorithm in real time. Communications can include press releases, meeting minutes, speeches, papers, and more. Built to treat central bank content and communications … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Venture Capital

Q&A with Mark Beeston of Illuminate Financial Management

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Illuminate Financial Management, founded in 2014 in London, is a venture capital firm funding financial technology startups that have the potential to effect real change within capital markets. Since late 2015, folks at Illuminate have been investing from the IFM … READ MORE

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