Is banking security in Africa holding fintech back?

Many people are becoming more interested in what’s going on in African banking and fintech. Read more: finextra

President Trump Declares He’s Not A Fan of Cryptocurrency; Suggests Facebook...

President Donald Trump declared on Twitter this evening that he is not a fan of cryptocurrency. Read more: crowdfundinsider

Brazil’s BTG Pactual streamlines digital onboarding with Jumio

Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, has partnered with BTG Pactual Read more: finextra

Email Security Specialist GreatHorn Locks in $13 Million Investment

Email security specialist GreatHorn has raised $13 million in a funding round, which boosts the firm’s total capital to $21.8 million. Read more: finovate

Lightico raises $14.5m to take on DocuSign

Lightico has raised $14.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Mangrove Capital Partners. Read more: finextra

Hackers Move $8 Million USD in Bitcoins Stolen From Binance Trading...

Hackers moved more than $8 million USD in Bitcoins July 8th from digital wallets they’d been sitting in since the Malta-registered crypto trading platform Binance was hacked in May. Read more: crowdfundinsider

Inside the Beltway: July is a Busy Month for Fintech in...

Tomorrow, the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will spend a good amount of time in front of the House Financial Services Committee. Read more: crowdfundinsider

Nordic banks get EC green light for shared KYC platform

A group of six top Nordic banks is forging ahead with plans to set up a joint platform for handling Know Your Customer (KYC) data. Read more: finextra

We’re All in This Together – The Value of Associations in...

In any industry there are groups / associations where individual entities come together to create a larger consensus on technology, practices, regulation, and education. Read more: thefinancetimes

KYC: A necessary evil and social good

John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity & Innovation, Signicat & Nico Strauss, Tribe Lead B2B Services, Read more: finextra