Santander's fintech venture capital fund has led a $6 million funding round for ePesos, a Mexican mobile payments startup targeting underbanked small businesses.
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 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.
Santander's fintech venture capital fund has joined a $13.9 million Series B funding round for New York-based digital identity startup Socure.
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.
Mobile identity scoring startup Juvo has raised a $40 million Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Wing Venture Capital.
World Bank Group member IFC is looking to boost financial inclusion and literacy in Southeast Asia through a $15 million investment into local online marketplace CompareAsiaGroup.
Rabobank chairman of the executive board Wiebe Draijer has given an insight into his vision for the future of banking in the fintech age, arguing that providing knowledge and access to networks, not products, will be what drives his industry.
Payments professionals from across Europe are gathering in Dublin this week for EBAday 2017, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra. We're liveblogging events here.
A stellar line-up of 27 senior bankers and fintech experts will be onstage at the Finextra SAP Financial Services Forum in London next month to detail winning strategies for banks competing in a digitally-driven business market.
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