Glint, a London-based fintech startup that enables users to store, spend and save their wealth in gold, has moved into public beta.
Central banks will use distributed ledger technology (DLT) to settle high-value interbank payments within the next five to ten years, predicts the chief executive of Ripple.
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has bought a 10% stake in a new alternative SME credit specialist called Caple as part of a wider strategic alliance.
The ongoing uncertainty around freedom of movement post-Brexit is affecting the recruitment of technology talent and causing concern among UK tech entrepreneurs about a possible skills shortage.
A UK startup is launching a cryptocurrency exchange that comes with a debit card that lets users spend their bitcoin anywhere in the country.
Singapore has stepped up its fintech ambitions with the offer of a S$27m ($19.91m) grant to promote the further use of artificial intelligence and data analytics in the financial services market.
Dubai International Financial Group (DIFC) has established a $100 million fintech-focused fund to invest in start-ups from incubation through to growth stage.
Barclays has become the first of the high street incumbents to engage with Flux, a digital receipt startup that is gaining traction with the new wave of UK challenger banks.
The Canadian province of Ontario is looking to burnish its reputation as a financial innovation hub by setting up a fintech regulatory sandbox and accelerator office.
Digital challenger bank Monzo has raised £71 million from Goodwater Capital, Stripe and Michael Moritz,
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