30 July 2014

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PayPal is bringing its Start Tank programme to the UK, inviting the country's tech startups to apply for one of five chances to win a six month stint at its London offices.

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has teamed up with six Wall Street banks to launch Clarient Entity Hub, a client data and documentation utility.

More than half of Brits want their banks to integrate fingerprint biometric authentication technology into their digital services, according to a survey.

Japanese gamers can now buy the latest titles on Nintendo's eShop by tapping their contactless payment cards against their Wii U controllers.

Anthemis Group's Udayan Goyal has teamed up with private equity veteran Matteo Stefanel in a bid to raise $250 million for a growth fund targeting fintech startups in the developing world. Finextra spoke to Goyal about the fund.

Shoppers in the Netherlands can now use their PayPal accounts to order ahead and pay for goods and services at 1500 high street locations through a partnership with Rabobank-backed MyOrder

 

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Holvi, the Finnish digital banking startup targeting small businesses, has hired former SumUp exec Thomas O'Reilly as it prepares to enter the Irish market next month.

Londoners will soon be able to pay for journeys on the tube, DLR and overground with their contactless bank cards and mobile phones.

 

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