21 April 2015

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Trade execution

Commerzbank venture fund invests in eToro

6 hours ago  |  1008 views  |  0 comments | 1 linkedin

Germany's Commerzbank has made its first fintech investment through a new venture fund, pumping $12 million into social trading network eToro.

Transaction banking

Swift promises STP Holy Grail with SwiftRef APIs

15 hours ago  |  1457 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 4 linkedin

Financial messaging network Swift has introduced an automated data look-up service that identifies and validates payments reference data in real-time, reducing the time spent by bank back offices in correcting errors resulting from manual repairs and investigations.

Payments

Google Wallet funds get FDIC insurance

15 hours ago  |  2009 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 11 linkedin

Google has moved to give users of its Wallet mobile payments service more security by ensuring that their funds are now FDIC-insured, according to Yahoo Finance.

Mobile & online

Lloyds challenges student coders to develop gamified banking apps

16 hours ago  |  2169 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 8 linkedin

Lloyds Banking Group has teamed up with the School of Computing Science at Newcastle University to challenge student coders to develop applications that encourage young people to become more engaged with banking.

Mobile & online

RBS and NatWest customers go into meltdown over mobile app failure

18 hours ago  |  3915 views  |  1 comments | 7 tweets | 8 linkedin

NatWest and RBS customers have fired off a volley of complaints following a two-day breakdown in service from the bank's mobile apps.

Retail banking

P2P lender Assetz Capital raises more than £3 million on Seedrs

20 hours ago  |  1650 views  |  1 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin

Assetz Capital, a British peer-to-peer lending platform exceeded its fundraising target of £2 million by raising funds from 731 investors through specialty crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

Cards

£12.8 billion to be sent through digital banking by 2020

20 hours ago  |  3215 views  |  1 comments | 24 tweets | 14 linkedin

The Future Trends in UK Banking report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) and Fiserv predicts that the use of online, mobile and digital banking will continue to increase in the coming years.

Retail banking

PayPal exec wants to replace passwords with injectable chips

20 April 2015  |  5450 views  |  5 comments | 37 tweets | 15 linkedin

People may only just be coming round to the idea of using their fingerprints to authenticate themselves, but a PayPal executive is already looking ahead to a time when we embed and ingest devices that identify us at the point-of-sale.

Payments

Apple Pay coming to Canada

17 April 2015  |  4973 views  |  0 comments | 13 tweets | 13 linkedin

Apple is hoping to launch its mobile payments service in Canada this autumn, although the firm is still wrangling with banks over fees and security concerns, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Risk & regulation

Women in FinTech - Amy Nauiokas, co-founder and president of the Anthemis Group

17 April 2015  |  3060 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin

In our continuing series, in association with the Breaking Banks radio show, looking at accomplished and interesting women working and changing the FinTech sector, Liz Lumley sits down with Anthemis Group co-founder and president Amy Nauiokas.

Payments

Top banks and VCs line up for Future Money 2015

17 April 2015  |  3705 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 7 linkedin

Over 500 of Europe's top banks, VCs and most promising startups will be gathering at the East Wintergarden in London's Canary Wharf next week for the second annual Finextra Future Money conference.

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