Starling invited to join Fintech Hive Accelerator in Dubai

Starling Team

Starling is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of 11 fintech startups selected into the inaugural Fintech Hive Accelerator program. The Fintech Hive is sponsored by the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), a free economic zone established by the Dubai government to encourage investment in the financial services industry. The Hive brings together cutting edge startups from around the world to meet with global and regional banks and financial services industry leaders in the region.

Over 100 startups applied to participate in the 2017 class. Starling was one of three startups selected from the United States and the only one selected from the RegTech space.

The full press release is available here.

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Starling selected for Accenture’s Fintech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Starling Team

We at Starling were pleased to be invited to join this year’s Fintech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Accelerator program. With over 100 startups applying from around the world, Starling was selected as one of the 10 participating ventures for the 2017 program.

The Innovation Lab was launched in Hong Kong in 2014 as a collaboration between Accenture and leading financial institutions to help startups to commercialize their technology and to connect with top executives at leading financial institutions. The program was modeled after a similar program founded by Accenture in New York in 2010. The Asia-Pacific Labs’ alumni companies have raised more than US$135 million in venture financing after participating in the program.

Visit Accenture’s web site for the full press release.

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Former CEO of UK FCA joins Starling’s Advisory Board

Starling Team

Starling is pleased to announce that Martin Wheatley, former CEO of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, has joined Starling’s Senior Advisory Board. Starling is fortunate to have someone with Mr. Wheatley’s experience as it builds out its tools that financial institutions use to build stronger and more cost-effective compliance programs. He will join Rick Ketchum, former CEO of FINRA, who was added to Starling’s Advisory Board earlier this year.

Read the full Press Release – June 1, 2017

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Starling Op-Ed featured on Fox Business News

Starling Team

An Op-Ed co-written by Rick Ketchum, former CEO of FINRA and a Starling Advisor along with Stephen Scott, Starling’s Founder and CEO appeared on the Fox Business website today.  The article, titled “Rebuilding Trust in Banking with Artificial Intelligence”, describes how novel technologies are revolutionizing the way that banks and regulators are approaching the problem of managing compliance for financial services companies.

Read the Fox Business News article here.

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Stanford’s Karen Cook Joins Starling Advisory Board

Starling Team

Starling, an applied behavioral sciences technology company in the “regtech” space, has announced the appointment of Karen S. Cook to its advisory board.

Professor Cook is the Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology and Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at Stanford University, where she directs the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences. A trustee of the Russell Sage Foundation, professor Cook has a long-standing interest in trust in social relations and networks.

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