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ECB launches staunch defence of cash

ECB launches staunch defence of cash

15 February 2018  |  8532 views  |  10 comments | 21 tweets | 26 linkedin

European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch has given a spirited defence of cash, praising its ability to facilitate privacy, equality and security, insisting there is "no viable alternative" to the humble euro banknote.

Hong Kong sets out guidelines for new virtual banks

Hong Kong sets out guidelines for new virtual banks

06 February 2018  |  5331 views  |  1 comments | 9 tweets | 10 linkedin

Hong Kong's efforts to encourage a wave of new digital banking providers advanced today when the island's central bank published a set of revised guidelines for new entrants.

Finextra's year in review

Finextra's year in review

22 December 2017  |  43204 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 5 linkedin

As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2017, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, videos, and community engagement activities over the course of the past year. The site will re-open for business on 2 January 2018.

Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek buys three fintech startups

Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek buys three fintech startups

15 December 2017  |  10183 views  |  0 comments | 9 tweets | 2 linkedin

Go-Jek, Indonesia's answer to Uber, has acquired three fintech startups as it bids to establish itself as a major digital payments player.

Banks and fintech startups join forces on blockchain-based supply chain pilot

Banks and fintech startups join forces on blockchain-based supply chain pilot

13 December 2017  |  15049 views  |  0 comments | 20 tweets | 23 linkedin

A group of banks and fintech startups are backing a pilot with Malawian tea farmers that will use blockchain technology to try to create more sustainable supply chains.

PayPal acquisition TIO Networks leaked 1.6 million customer details in breach

PayPal acquisition TIO Networks leaked 1.6 million customer details in breach

04 December 2017  |  7371 views  |  0 comments | 7 tweets | 10 linkedin

PayPal says it has identified a potential compromise of personally identifiable information for approximately 1.6 million customers of TIO Networks, the bill payment platform it acquired for $233 million in July.

Remitly closes in on $115m funding round

Remitly closes in on $115m funding round

31 October 2017  |  4181 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 4 linkedin

US mobile money transfer outfit Remitly says it has agreed to raise up to $115 million in a Series D funding round led by PayU, the fintech investment unit of Naspers.

Santander InnoVentures leads $6m funding round for Mexico's ePesos

Santander InnoVentures leads $6m funding round for Mexico's ePesos

13 October 2017  |  8058 views  |  0 comments | 7 tweets | 3 linkedin

Santander's fintech venture capital fund has led a $6 million funding round for ePesos, a Mexican mobile payments startup targeting underbanked small businesses.

Piraeus Bank hails automated 'e-branches'

Piraeus Bank hails automated 'e-branches'

14 September 2017  |  6736 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 20 linkedin

Greek bank Piraeus is hailing the performance of three new fully-automated bank branches, claiming that their popularity has freed up staffers at traditional branches to focus on more complex, higher value work.

Amazon brings cash option for the unbanked to UK

Amazon brings cash option for the unbanked to UK

25 August 2017  |  13684 views  |  1 comments | 22 tweets | 28 linkedin

Amazon has brought a service that lets people top up their accounts by handing over cash at the physical locations of partner retailers to the UK.

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