Saturday, July 20, 2019

Bahrain launches FinTech talent programme

Bahrain FinTech Bay and the Labour Fund “Tamkeen” announced in a press conference yesterday the launch of its FinTech Talent Program focused on the Read more: www.finextra.com

Aetna partners with IBM on blockchain network for healthcare industry

American health insurance giant Aetna, together with other major insurers, has partnered with IBM to create a blockchain network tailored to the healthcare industry. Read more: cointelegraph.com

JPMorgan Chase adds 2 million mobile users while closing 30 branches

JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw an impressive 11% year-over-year growth of active mobile users, now totaling over 33.2 million, the bank disclosed today. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Cloud-loving Temenos launches front-end and core banking products

Temenos is launching two new products, Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact, designed for cloud-native and API-first technology. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Mizuho Bank prepares roll out of proprietary digital currency

Mizuho Bank is to launch its well-trailed proprietary digital currency in March, with the support of 60 regional domestic banks. Read more: www.finextra.com

MTB, Compass Plus introduce UnionPay to Bangladesh

Compass Plus has announced that Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) has become the first bank in Bangladesh to issue UnionPay International cards. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

RBC takes robo-advisor service nationwide

Canadians who are sitting on the sidelines today have a new digital investment advice service to help them build their financial futures: RBC InvestEase. Read More: www.finextra.com

Land Bank of Taiwan’s Singapore Branch partners with Wolters Kluwer

Land Bank of Taiwan’s Singapore Branch has partnered with Wolters Kluwer to enhance its regulatory reporting. Read more: member.regtechanalyst.com

Simply said to bag investment from Yellowwoods

South Africa-based digital life insurance platform Simply has reportedly bagged an investment from Yellowwoods. Read more: fintech.global

BBVA launches match-making services for FinTech startups

BBVA has announced the launch of its new match-making platform that’s specifically for FinTech startups. Read more: www.thepaypers.com