Santander's fintech venture fund has joined an $80 million financing round for Android operating system outfit Cyanogen.
Mariano Belinky joined Santander Innoventures from McKinsey & Co. where he spent six years advising global banks and asset managers on strategy. Now he runs the Spanish bank's $100 million venture fund to lead a financial services digital revolution.
Santander has launched the UK's first standalone mobile app to help customers source and keep track of their tax-free ISA savings schemes.
Santander Bank, N.A. has agreed to change the way it screens applicants for checking and savings accounts, becoming the third bank to reach such a pact with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it has deployed more than one million Optelio contactless EMV cards in a year for Banco Santander Brasil, through Santander Universities.
Banco Santander (Suisse) SA has selected NG|Screener, the innovative software solution from NetGuardians, to help them proactively meet requirements in a strict international regulatory environment.
Up to half of the world's banks will disappear through the cracks opened up by digital disruption of the industry, forecasts BBVA chairman and CEO Francisco Gonzalez.
Banco Santander intends to use a combination of old-school bank branches and a $3 billion global IT budget to beat off competition from cash rich technology companies intent on invading its territory.
The functionality of mobile banking apps developed by five of the UK's top banks has been criticised after they racked up so-so scores in user experience testing conducted by Adaptive Lab.
An ambitious year-long programme of support for entrepreneurs was announced today by the Santander Breakthrough Programme.
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