Estonia's LHV Bank is swimming against the Brexit tide by setting up shop in the UK to service the country's thriving fintech market.
JPMorgan has taken a stake in UK-based data visualisation outfit Mosaic Smart Data, a graduate of the bank's 'In-Residence' startup programme.
UK digital challenger bank Tandem has stepped up its aggregation game by agreeing to acquire personal finance app Pariti. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
South East Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has moved deeper into financial services with the launch of a dedicated unit and the introduction of micro-loans and insurance products.
Fintech venture firm Augmentum has raised £94 million in an initial public offering ahead of a listing on the London Stock Exchange.
The head of the European Banking Authority says that he has "yet to be convinced" that cryptocurrencies should come under the full scope of regulation.
BNP Paribas Fortis in Belgium has struck a deal with Tink to incorporate the Swedish firm's account aggregation, personal financial management and payment initiation technology into the bank's mobile app.
The European Commission has set out details of a 23-step 'Fintech Action Plan' to promote the digital transformation of the financial services sector, including the establishment of an EU Fintech Laboratory, the creation of a best-practices blueprint for regulatory sandboxes and substantial crowdfunding reforms.
Having just raised $20 million in a sold-out token sale, British blockchain-based banking platform Babb has set its sights on opening its first bank accounts before the end of the year.
UK digital-only Atom Bank has raised £149 million in a funding round which sees BBVA invest a further £85.4m in the startup, raising its stake to 39%.
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