Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LATEST NEWS

Square enters its first European market: UK

Square has finally arrived in Europe. The payments company has just expanded its services to the United Kingdom, according to a statement released today. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Spanish bank BBVA joins Hyperledger blockchain project

Spanish banking conglomerate BBVA has become the latest member of the Hyperledger blockchain project. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Money is going digital

The future of money is programmable, and when we combine software and currency, money will become more than just a static unit of value. Read more: e27.co

Rocket Mortgage provides quick takeoff for customers

Quicken Loans has done a great job positioning itself as both quick, and easy, in the mortgage market. Read more: finovate.com

Is the insurance industry ready for self-driving boats?

Self-driving cars have become a reality, even though their use isn't widespread yet. Can self-driving boats be far behind? Read more: www.propertycasualty360.com

BitPesa & Bitbond partner for Africa SME finance

Bitbond and BitPesa collaborate to facilitate small business financing across Africa.Read more: www.pymnts.com

SEC denies SolidX bid for bitcoin ETF listing

The SEC has officially disapproved a proposal by SolidX to list its bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Tech will lead to new sub-prime crunch

In October 2016, two leading P2P platforms in the U.S. -- Lending Club and Prosper -- announced a new increase in interest rates for lower-grade loans. Read more: techcrunch.com

IBM, Natixis, and Trafigura team on blockchain

Commodities trading house Trafigura and French bank Natixis are working with IBM to test the use of blockchain technology. Read more: www.finextra.com

The bumpy road to payments innovation

AEVI discusses how to make payments innovation worthwhile.Read more: www.pymnts.com

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