Saturday, September 22, 2018

Goldman Sachs to spin off Simon finance app

In advanced talks with several firms to sell its three-year-old app. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

UK set to land a Funding Circle sized Unicorn

Back in October 2015, Bernard covered what was then a fledgling UK FinTech startup in a promising space – Funding Circle. Read more: dailyfintech.com

Yolt connects APIs with all CMA9 banks

Money manager app Yolt has completed API connections under the new Open Banking regulation with nine of the UK’s biggest High Street banks. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

Capital One eyes mid-market tech disruption

The spectrum of corporate technological disruption is vast. Large, multinational organizations have the resources to embrace disruption Read more: www.pymnts.com

T&E firm Certify acquires U.K.’s Captio

Corporate travel and expense management firm Certify said in a press release Tuesday (Sept. 18) that it is looking to compete with industry leader Concur Read more: www.pymnts.com

Golden Gate Ventures holds $100m final close for Fund III

Southeast Asia-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures has closed its third flagship fund on $100m. Read more: fintech.global

Alipay’s annual active users soar 40% YOY

Alipay has over 700 million annual active users as of August 2018, according to an investor day presentation from parent Ant Financial Read more: bankinnovation.net

FinTech Scotland forms strategic partnership with Prudential UK

FinTech Scotland has formed a strategic partnership with Prudential UK, a savings and investments company. Read more: fintech.global

State supervisor keeps on fighting against US FinTech charter

The US Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) says it will renew its litigation efforts against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Read more: www.bankingtech.com

5 reasons to partner Open Banking data with management accounts

Understandably, a lot of the buzz that resides around Open Banking disseminates from the Read more: www.finextra.com