Tennis champ Andy Murray is one of tens of thousands of investors to have pledged to join a multi-million pound crowdfunding round for digital banking outfit Revolut.
Royal Bank of Scotland is in line to spend a maximum of £885 million on funding fintech startups and challenger banks under a compromise agreement between the European Commission and the UK Government over the bank's state aid bail-out.
Visa has made a strategic investment in Marqeta as part of a wider multi-year global partnership with the open API card issuing and processing platform.
British AI-based personal finance chatbot Cleo has raised £2 million in a funding round led by Robin Klein at VC firm LocalGlobe and joined by Skype founder Niklas Zennström
Santander Global Corporate Banking has turned to UK startup BiBox to help it more quickly and easily integrate technology from fintech startups.
In an unsual move for a US fintech startup, mobile-only banking outfit Varo Money is applying for a full national banking licence.
Nasdaq is to acquire Sybenetix, a UK-based startup that applies behavioural analysis and cognitive computing to sniff our suspicious trading activity at asset management firms.
Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk is extending its reach into Victoria, with founding CEO of Fintech Victoria, Alan Tsen, at the helm of its new Melbourne-based operations.
AI-based credit scoring startup Aire has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round and won deals to work with P2P lending pioneer Zopa and the UK arm of Toyota Financial Services.
Investors' interest in the payments sector continues to intensify with today's news that three of the largest private equity firms in the world have made bids to acquire stakes in payment providers.
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