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Google SVP Sundar Pichai may have tipped the company's hand on mobile payments back in Barcelona, but he offered little detail on how the system would work. At I/O 2015, though, the folks in Mountain View served up a wealth of details on the matter, including the announcement that Android Pay would …Google
In a sign that the GSEs may once again be trying to compete with each other, Freddie Mac will no longer charge lenders to use its Loan Prospector …Freddie Mac
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PayPal’s Commerce: Rewind event was held on May 21st in San Francisco where the company announced new relationships, product experiences and …E-commerce
By Efi Pylarinou JP Morgan put out an opinion that hedge fund return volatility has been dampened after the crisis and that the risk/return profile …Investing
Consider these two statements :
“The party’s over, for the banks at least” (Transferwise)
“Today we are announcing an exciting new partnership with …Startups
Kristo Kaarmann, CEO of TransferWise, says that peer-to-peer currency transfer companies like his cut out inefficiencies in the traditional banking …Bitcoin
A Santander customer made to wait more than two weeks for a replacement debit card has expressed his displeasure by cross-stitching his own replica …Debit Cards
Payment processor, WePay has just added $40 million in new funding to its investment total, courtesy of a Series D investment led by FTV Capital. Also …Investing
API-for-payments startup Stripe is raising a new round of funding, according to sources with knowledge of the talks. One source with direct knowledge of the talks tells us that one of the leading investors in the deal is Yuri Milner’s DST Global.
While all sources maintained that the round was …Venture Capital
Mobile payments company Square will open operations in Australia through a new Melbourne headquarters, its fourth global hub.
Square is the brainchild …Personal Finance (Australia)
Here are nine big ideas explored at the Forum 2015 that should be shaping your financial institution's strategy.
By Taylor W. Wells, Communications …Branding
The payment company, which has been spun off by eBay, will trade on the Nasdaq under the same ticker symbol it used more than a decade ago.
It won't …E-commerce
A split-second screen shot in the newest commercial for the Apple Watch tells you pretty much everything you need to know about the future of retail banking. It’s not a pretty picture for retail bankers.
In the scene, a man buys flowers to apologize to his significant other. To pay for the flowers, …Innovation
Human wealth advisers are going out of fashion
AS PROBLEMS GO, the suspicion that you are being overcharged by a private wealth manager is one of the …England
Samsung (particularly its payment division) had acquired LoopPay earlier this year but there was no announcement around how much it paid for the …Samsung
Nathaniel Popper writing in The New York Times has become the latest journalist to publish a piece purporting to reveal the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin.
Many in the Bitcoin community told me that, in deference to the Bitcoin creator’s clear desire …Bitcoin
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has demonstrated one way to break free of legacy restraints — spin out from the parent company and build a new set of systems in the cloud.
Early last year Amex said that it was selling off 50 percent of GBT, which serves corporate travelers who spend …American Express
While this week’s total of $160 million ($124 mil equity, $36 mil debt) won’t make headlines, the 14 companies raising money included a number of …Money
If the Millennials have got away from traditional retail banking — a matter of some debate — Infosys Finacle now offers banks a shot at the next generation, Gen Z. The Bangalore-based technology provider has a launched mobile Finacle Youth Banking solution aimed at people from 12 to 18 to make …Financial Technology
Startupbootcamp FinTech welcomes new members & Singaporean MD
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Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore has appointed a new …Singapore
At Let’s Talk Payments, we cover what’s happening in accelerator programs, awards and prominent events around the world. We have also been covering …Financial Technology
Technology services firm Accenture has formed a partnership with "neobank" Moven to create digital banking offerings.
The partnership between the two …Banking
“After May 22, 2015, the National Security Agency will need to begin taking steps to wind down the bulk-telephone-metadata program in anticipation of …NASDAQ
Scott Rosen has spent the last three years quietly working on one of the trickiest problems for investment banks–how to make sell-side research more useful. And with the support of five of the leading investment banks, his startup, Visible Alpha, just might be able to pull it off.
The problems are …Startups
With financial firms under pressure to compete with a growing number of digital-oriented competitors, the financial sector is increasingly employing …Financial Technology
Daniel Kjellen, CEO of Tink
What is Tink’s mission statement?
Personal finance is generally something that people find boring, time consuming and …Money
PayPal revealed today that it has loaned $500 million to small businesses since its launch of Working Capital a year and a half ago.
The company says that it issues $2 million a day in loans just within the U.S. The loan service also operates in the U.K. and Australia.
Small business loans are a hot …Small Business
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The UK's Faster Payments scheme has secured commitments from six fintech firms - including ACI Worldwide and FIS - to …United Kingdom