Thursday, September 20, 2018
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UnionPay to continue expansion with UK launch

UnionPay has announced plans to launch branded cards in the UK, the first step in a wider European expansion plan. Read more: www.thepaypers.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

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

Enough ‘feeble warnings’, regulate ‘wild west’ crypto market

British lawmakers called for the regulation of the domestic cryptocurrency market which they claimed to be the “Wild West”, Read more: www.ccn.com

ING invests £5m into SMEs loan comparison platform Funding Options

ING Ventures has invested £5m into Funding Options, an online marketplace designed to help SMEs find the best financing options. Read more: fintech.global

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

Starling Bank prepares business account upgrade

UK-based digital bank Starling has announced its plans to allow businesses to switch to Starling using the Current Account Switch Service. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

Pigzbe raises $7.2m in first day of ICO

Digital wallet provider Pigzbe raised $7.2m in the first day of its ICO, moving within touching distance of its $8,8m hard-cap. Read more: fintech.global

FCA warns of financial crime risks post-Brexit

The Financial Conduct Authority has warned that the UK will be unable to manage the risk of financial crime under a no-deal Brexit.  Read More: regtechanalyst.com

Prudential UK joins FinTech Scotland as strategic partner

Prudential UK, part of the UK and European savings and investments business of Prudential plc,is driving digital transformation and Read more: www.finextra.com