Joshua Reich, the CEO of US digital neo-bank Simple is pledging to return the business to its roots, having spent the past few years "acting like a bank instead of a technology company".
Royal Bank of Scotland is inviting tech entrepreneurs from across the world to its Edinburgh HQ to discuss the latest trends in technology and mingle with local fintech entrepreneurs, customers and bank staff at an event dubbed Disrupt 17.
San Francisco-based fintech startup Earnest is opening a second location in Utah, adding up to 500 jobs to the community and $5.6 million in capital investment over the next five years.
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
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