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Gemini acquires Blockrize ahead of crypto reward credit card

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Why Visa and Plaid pulled the plug on their merger

Facing anti-competition litigation from the Department of Justice, the firms yesterday scrapped the deal

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|Jan 13, 2021|magazine

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FCA warns crypto investors face ‘losing all their money’

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority issues new warning over risk and misleading marketing associated with volatile crypto investments

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|Jan 12, 2021|magazine

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Virgin Mobile acquires Saudi banking license

The global telco is the latest to signal its entry to the fintech space, backed by the kingdom’s central money and banking authority

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|Jan 11, 2021|magazine

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Trump signs executive order banning Chinese payment apps

Alipay, WeChat Pay and QQ Wallet should be prohibited over data collection concerns, the Trump administration says

Rhys Thomas
|Jan 07, 2021|magazine

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French neobank Anytime snapped up by Orange Bank

The telco’s banking arm makes move into French SME market with plans to expand across the continent

Rhys Thomas
|Jan 06, 2021|magazine

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CRED inches closer to unicorn status in new funding round

The two-year-old Indian startup announces $81m Series C, pushing its valuation above $800m

Rhys Thomas
|Jan 05, 2021|magazine

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Have digital banks turned the corner?

Mobile banking has come into its own under COVID-19, but fintechs must adapt to compete with the strengths of incumbent banks

Rhys Thomas
|Jan 04, 2021|magazine

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Coinbase signals IPO in landmark for crypto industry

The US’ biggest cryptocurrency exchange filed with the SEC in what would be a milestone for major crypto firms

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|Dec 18, 2020|magazine

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Openpay launches BNPL service in US

Australian delayed payment leader launches into US market on back of record November and strong first year on the ASX

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|Dec 17, 2020|magazine

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Estonia strips 1000 crypto firms of their licence in 2020

Once a haven for crypto firms, the government is clamping down on the sector over money laundering concerns

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|Dec 15, 2020|magazine

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