Spriggy, an Australian startup that has developed a mobile pocket money app and linked card account, has raised a $2.5 million funding round.
More than 20 banks and tech companies in Bergen have aligned to create a fintech hub to push a global innovation agenda amid growing collaboration between banks and startups in Norway.
Abu Dhabi Global Markets is to work with UAE Exchange to attract startups to ADGM's Regulatory Laboratory, in the latest of a flurry of initiatives to position the market as a centre of gravity for fintech innovation.
Curve co-founder Tom Foster-Carter is leaving the London-based fintech startup to take up the COO role at digital bank Monzo, according to TechCrunch.
Hong Kong's SuperCharger fintech accelerator is moving to Malaysia with the support of founding partner Standard Chartered Bank, Allianz Malaysia and the country's Digital Economic Corporation (MDEC).
Santander's fintech venture capital fund has joined a $13.9 million Series B funding round for New York-based digital identity startup Socure.
RailsBank, a fintech startup led serial entrepreneur Nigel Verdon that promises to provide access to global banking services with 5 lines of code, has raised $1.2 million in a funding round led by Firestartr
Abu Dhabi is looking to strengthen its fintech position with a flurry of initiatives, including a tie-up with Switzerland and an innovation challenge for startups.
Digital challenger Tandem has pulled off a huge deal to salvage its plans to move into the UK banking market by acquiring loss-making Harrods Bank.
The European Banking Authority is stepping up its scrutiny of new fintech-related advances in financial services provision, promising to identity and close gaps in supervision.
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