Sunday, February 26, 2017


Investors line up to refill FinTech coffers

FinTech firms Nymbus and Monzo separately announced that investors are pouring in additional money to fuel their growth. Read more:

Dutch banks face online security questions

The vast majority of Dutch banks are failing to protect their .nl domain names with the latest security protocol, according to a report. Read more:

BBVA enlists Oracle for mobile account opening

BBVA is using Oracle Communications technology to enable customers to open new accounts via their mobile devices in minutes. Read more:

University of Edinburgh launches a blockchain research lab

Research labs focusing on blockchain technology are being opened up at the University of Edinburgh and the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Read more:

Paytm ties up with 30 religious institutions to enable e-donations

Digitisation in the country is not only having an impact on mortal beings but is now also clutching Gods under its grip. Read more:

Amex launches B2B payments platform in India

American Express is readying the launch of a corporate payments platform in India with the launch of the Buyer Initiated Payment platform. Read more:

Barclaycard strikes new wearable deals for contactless jewellery

Contactless payment technology is migrating from the plastic card to high street jewellery and watch brands. Read more:

Square Capital loan volume grows 68% YoY

Mobile payments company Square grew its gross payment volume 34% over last year, and its loans through Square Capital were up twice that — 68%. Read more:

The price of bitcoin just hit an all-time high

Bitcoin just hit an all-time high. The digital currency is currently trading at around $1,186 — which is about $20 more than its previous all-time high. Read more:

EverQuote lands additional $13m for insurance marketplace

Online insurance marketplace EverQuote is adding $13m to its $23m Series B round and appointing a new member to its board. Read more:
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