startups

Apr 20, 2022

CryptocurrenciesUS-based online trading app Robinhood is set to enter the UK market after agreeing to acquire London-based crypto company Ziglu.

Apr 13, 2022

European Commission buildingThe European Commission (EC) has unveiled a platform designed to improve the communication between fintech startups and financial regulators.

Dec 01, 2021

Ucits approvedUcits funds will need to overcome regulatory barriers and enable more efficient distribution to maintain their dominance, suggests new research.

Oct 13, 2021

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has invested in UK fintech Finbourne as part of a strategy to provide digital data services to fund managers.

Sep 22, 2021

ESG worldThe UK’s Investment Association is to lead a number of UK fintechs specialising in ESG on a virtual trade delegation to the US in a bid to promote the country’s sustainable finance market.

Aug 04, 2021

Blockchain technologyVienna-based digital investment platform Bitpanda is to invest €10 million in the launch of a blockchain research and development hub.

Jul 21, 2021

FX_tradingMan Group has selected Corfinancial’s post-trade processing and settlement software Salerio to automate foreign exchange processing.

Jul 14, 2021

Markus_RuetimannCredit Suisse has turned to ex-Schroders chief operating officer Markus Ruetimann to oversee operations at its asset management business.

Mar 31, 2021

StartupSeth Merrin, the founder and former chairman and CEO of buy-side trading network Liquidnet, has joined Neuravest Research as its executive chairman.

Mar 26, 2021

Working_from_homeOne year on from a global move to home working, FundsTech asked the industry’s leading figures what 2020 meant for them and their hopes for the year ahead.

Pages

Most read features

Cryptocurrencies: Solving crypto’s sustainability problem

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have a huge carbon footprint but, as Nicholas Pratt discovers, environmentally friendly alternatives exist.

Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Proxy voting: Making every vote count

With stewardship more important than ever and digital technology to the fore, surely it is time to solve the problem of proxy voting? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Interview: Rise of the robo-adviser

FundsTech talks to Nutmeg’s CTO, Matt Gatrell, about the role of technology in its online offering.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Sponsored Profiles

Data consolidation takes centre stage in asset management M&A

MergersConsolidation between asset management firms is overwhelmingly expected to increase. Operational challenges remain thanks to legacy systems. But in a recent...

Are you being microserved?

As asset managers grapple with new digital technology, FundsTech talks to Calastone’s Adam Belding about the importance of software architecture and the benefits...

Sponsored profile: A question of trust

AcrobatsAs more firms adopt agile software development practices, Petra Roche of Metrosoft explains why trust is so important in making agility work.

Sponsored feature: Compliance and the case for agility

CheetahFundsTech talks to Janusz Lorenc, CEO of Metrosoft, about asset managers’ approach to compliance risk and the case for agile software development.