Wednesday, December 19, 2018


China’s Dongguan launches CNY1.5bn fund of funds to boost FinTech

The Chinese city of Dongguan has launched a CNY1.5bn ($217m) fund of funds vehicle looking to boost investment in the region across areas including fintech, Read more:

Coinify acquires BetterCoins

Coinify, a global virtual currency payment platform, has acquired BetterCoins, a virtual currency broker founded by Mads Johan Eberhardt, a serial Read more:

Five FinTech trends to follow In 2019

The financial revolution is far from coming to an end. We have gathered some of the most relevant FinTech trends we are expecting to watch in 2019 Read more:

N26 brings premium Metal product to the UK

N26, Europe’s leading mobile bank, has today launched N26 Metal, its first premium product in the UK. Read more:

Mastercard invests $3m in African financial inclusion

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is investing $2.8 million in three companies from Burundi, Malawi, and Uganda Read more:

Vipps, Alipay to streamline mobile payments for Chinese tourists

Norway-based mobile payment app Vipps has announced a partnership with Alipay to integrate mobile payments via Alipay for Chinese tourists Read more:

Kodak automates invoice processing for AP

Kodak continues to enhance its business services offerings, most recently with the announcement Friday (Dec. 14) that it is introducing an invoice automation feature. Read more:

Mastercard acting up for smartphone payment terminals

Mastercard and Polish firm eService have unveiled a pilot implementation of the LitePOS solution enabling smartphones to act as payment terminals Read more:

Starling Bank’s Megan Caywood jumps to Barclays’ ship

Megan Caywood, Starling Bank’s chief platform officer, is joining Barclays, as she handed in her notice a couple of weeks ago, according to TechCrunch. Read more:

Iranian official says blockchain could deliver economic boost

An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country's economy. Read more:

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