Friday, January 18, 2019
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Hapoalim first bank in Israel to sign up for Swift gpi

Bank Hapoalim has signed up for Swift’s global payments innovation (gpi), making it the first bank in Israel to join the service. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Israel National Economic Council Chair: BTC ‘Intrinsically inefficient, will disappear’

The head of Israel’s National Economic Council has denounced Bitcoin as “intrinsically inefficient,” predicting it will disappear. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Cybersecurity-focused investor Glilot closes Fund III on $110m

Cybersecurity and big data-focused venture firm Glilot Capital Partners has closed its third fund on $110m. Read more: fintech.global

Switzerland, Israel collaborate on crypto & blockchain regulation

The Swiss Minister for Finance Ueli Maurer recently visited Israel along with State Secretary for International Financial Matters Joerg Gasser, Read more: www.ccn.com

Visa invests into and partners with online financing platform Behalf

Visa has invested into and partnered with Israel-based Behalf a working capital solutions provider for SMBs. Read more: fintech.global

Warburg Pincus acquires Israel-based Leumi Card for $684m

Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy Leumi Card from Bank Leumi and Azrieli Group in a deal valued at NIS 2.5bn ($684m). Read more: fintech.global

United Overseas Bank invests into Personetics, to support its own AI...

Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) has invested into and partnered with Personetics, to support its AI-based solutions. Read more: fintech.global

Maritime insurance data platform Windward bags $16.5m Series C

Windward, a risk analytics platform for the marine insurance industry, has collected $16.5m in its Series C funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Bank picks InfiniDome to protect timing servers

Cybersecurity company InfiniDome has been picked by one of the top three commercial banks in Israel. Read More: regtechanalyst.com

solarisBank beefs up compliance processes through Clarus.io deal

Berlin-based FinTech company solarisBank has formed a partnership with Israeli RegTech startup Clarus.io.