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William Girling|Nov 24, 2020|magazine

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2021: In the shadow of 2020 or a chance for recovery?

Read NowNew research from FinTech Connect highlights that 10% of fintechs regard 2021 as a fight for survival in what has become an increasingly difficult market

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Affirm launches an IPO and fights against hidden fees

This week has seen a combination of big announcements from fintech unicorn Affirm, which has both filed an IPO and started a campaign against hidden fees

William Girling
|Nov 20, 2020|magazine

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Cryptocurrencies gain favour with millionaire investors

Following Bitcoin’s rapid ascension to trading peaks of $18,492 this week, consultancy deVere Group has surveyed its appeal among high net worth investors

William Girling
|Nov 19, 2020|magazine

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Santander acquires Wirecard’s assets for tech expansion

Banco Santander has released a statement confirming its acquisition of tech assets from insolvent payment processor Wirecard

William Girling
|Nov 18, 2020|magazine

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EBANX and Uber partner on PIX, Brazil’s new payment system

Latin American fintech unicorn EBANX and ride-hailing app Uber have announced their partnership with PIX, a payment system launched by Brazil Central Bank

William Girling
|Nov 17, 2020|magazine

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PNC to buy BBVA’s US subsidiary for US$11.6bn

Bank holding company PNC has reportedly struck an $11.6bn deal with Spanish BBVA to buy the latter’s subsidiary in the US

William Girling
|Nov 16, 2020|magazine

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The battle between challenger and incumbent banks continues

A new report published by banking software company Temenos concludes that no clear victor in the ongoing ‘battle of the banks’ has emerged

William Girling
|Nov 13, 2020|magazine

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Visa Fintech Partner Connect helps to transform payments

Visa has announced the launch of its ‘Visa Fintech Partner Connect’ initiative, a programme aimed at transforming global digital payments

William Girling
|Nov 12, 2020|magazine

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Stephen and Gabino Roche, President and CEO, Saphyre

Stephen and Gabino Roche discuss overcoming risk-aversion in finance and how Saphyre is disrupting an inefficient system

William Girling
|Nov 11, 2020|magazine

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Jeremy Johnson, CEO, Protective Insurance, on possibility

Jeremy Johnson outlines how a combination of tech transformation and ‘possibility thinking’ is maintaining the company’s storied reputation

William Girling
|Nov 11, 2020|magazine

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Central Bank of Ireland grants SumUp an e-money license

The Central Bank of Ireland, the country’s financial services regulator, has granted SumUp a license to issue e-wallets in Ireland and across Europe

William Girling
|Nov 11, 2020|magazine

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