Finextra and the Euro Banking Association have selected 15 of Europe's most promising startups to present their ideas to banking delegates attending EBAday 2017, the continent's leading payments and transaction banking event.
We may be living in an era of data breaches and hacking scandals but more than half of financial markets participants working on blockchain see open-source as the best model for the technology.
HSBC is throwing its weight behind the robo-advisory movement, announcing plans to use data and algorithms to deliver tailored advice and make personal recommendations based on an individual’s circumstances.
Singapore is pushing ahead with its investigation into the use of a tokenised dollar on a distributed ledger for inter-bank payments.
Major Spanish banks are backing a multi-sector national project to create a digital identity system based on smart contracts.
More than 90% of senior financial crime professionals working in the UK banking industry are worried that their firms' legacy technology will become a barrier to fighting crooks over the next couple of years.
Did someone cancel the fintech revolution or has it just been delayed? That's the question posed by a new report on the UK scene, which argues that new entrants have failed to lure customers from incumbents and that VC money has started to dry up.
A new Spanish blockchain consortium spearheaded by Cecabank and professional services firm Grant Thornton is building tools designed to combat money laundering and boost KYC efforts.
Two Australian fintech associations have welcomed a commitment by the country's securities regulator to step up research and investment in technologies that could help ease the compliance burden for new companies entering financial services.
Following a year-long experiment, the Bank of Canada says that distributed ledger technology is not ready to act as the backbone of a wholesale interbank payment system.
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