Bitcoin startup Xapo has appointed Visa founder Dee Hock, ex-Citibank CEO John Reed, and former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers to its new advisory board.
Five of the world’s leading investment banks – BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and UBS – have announced the formation of a new company, Visible Alpha LLC, to create a common language and platform for analysts’ financial models and forecasts.
Lending Club (LC), the world's largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, and Citi (NYSE:C) are launching a pioneering new partnership with Varadero Capital L.P., an alternative management firm focused on specialized credit investments, to facilitate up to $150 million in loans designed to provide more affordable credit to underserved borrowers and communities.
Jorge Ruiz, managing director, Digital Acceleration Global Program Head, Citi sits down with Finextra to talk about the ongoing Citi Mobile Challenge and the development of a global ecosystem for FinTech.
Citi, Fidelity and Mint are the first financial services-related developers out of the blocks with apps designed for the new Apple Watch, which goes on sale next month.
Citigroup (NYSE: C) and MasterCard (NYSE: MA) announced today that the companies have signed a new and expanded 10-year agreement.
As part of its Digital Acceleration Programme, Citi has invited entries from teams across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for the next stage of its mobile development challenge.
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.
Citi announced it has entered into a digital marketing alliance with the online real estate marketplace Zillow®.
The venture capital arms of Citibank and American Express have joined a $21 million funding round for digital marketing communications company Persado.
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