Canary Wharf innovation centre Level39 is playing host to 24 fintech startups from across the Mediterranean for a two-day programme organised by UK Trade and Investment, with the aim of raising the profile of London's vibrant financial scene as a strategic partner for growing early-stage businesses.
Santander in the UK is challenging students to come up with new ideas to transform the banking industry, with a £20,000 prize pot at stake.
Meniga has been awarded a global contract by Santander Group Markets to deploy Personal Financial Management (PFM) tools to clients across multiple business lines and geographies.
Santander InnoVentures – the $100 million fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group – is launching an open competition to encourage and support early stage startups using distributed ledger technologies in the financial services industry.
Geoban, the part of Banco Santander that manages operational customer transactions conducted across the Group, has implemented eg operational intelligence® software suite from back office workforce optimisation specialist eg solutions plc.
Cryptomathic and ICPayment have joined forces to deliver a flexible card issuance solution which has been implemented into Banco Santander Uruguay’s production environment.
Santander InnoVentures, ING and Scotiabank have joined a $135 million investment round in automated lending platform Kabbage.
Digital currency network Ripple has topped up its $28 million Series A funding round with an additional $4 million investment from Santander InnoVentures.
Shawbrook Group plc (“Shawbrook” or the “Group”), the rapidly growing UK specialist lending and savings bank, is pleased to announce that Steve Pateman has agreed to join the Group as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Santander Group chair Ana Botin has called for a level playing field between banks and the raft of new tech firms looking to muscle their way into the financial services industry.
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