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New credit union coming to Isle of Man
Isle of Man

A group of volunteers is in the process of setting up a new credit union in the Isle of Man – Manx Credit Union. The Manx Credit Union Working Party has been set up, chaired by David Talbot, a retired accountant.

Playing games with Mondo’s name change
Mondo is gearing up for beta testing

Changing your name from Mondo to Monzo does not warrant a news story – unless a rival challenger bank makes some fun out of it.

VisionFund International opts for BankBI’s business intelligence solution

VisionFund International (VFI), the microfinance arm of World Vision, has selected BankBI’s cloud-based business intelligence and analytics solution.

Fintech funding round-up: 26 August 2016

They said it. We read it. We edit. A round-up of some key events in funding.

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How agency banking can empower emerging markets
Soumaya Hamzaoui, RedCloud Technology

Agency banking has the potential to empower many communities in emerging markets by providing them with access to financial services. For the banks the benefit is clear: business growth that can win back important market share from telcos. How to get involved in agency banking and what are the stumbling blocks?

IoT and the banking revolution
Internet of things

But what exactly does the internet of things (IoT) mean for the financial services sector? How can the industry seize the opportunity that IoT presents?

For The Record
IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition will be held on 12-13 April 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINTEC is a dedicated conference focusing on banking solutions and finance technologies. IFINTEC is one of the biggest events in EMEA region in its category. Banking Technology, Finance Technology, Core Banking, Retail Banking, Universal Banking, Commercial Banking, Branchless Banking, […]

Nasdaq acquires Chi-X Canada

Alternative trading system Chi-X Canada has been bought by Nasdaq, as part of a push by the global exchange group to grow its presence in North America’s largest country. The deal is expected to go through in Q1 next year.

Deutsche Börse re-signs for Scila Surveillance sofware

Deutsche Börse has renewed its contract with Stockholm-based independent surveillance technology provider Scila, signing a five-year agreement to continue using its software.

Norwegian mobile payment service Valyou closes down

The Norwegian Valyou mobile payment service started by DnB and Telenor will be closed at the end of this month as a result of slower than expected activation of NFC enabled POS terminals and a much lower than expected end user uptake.

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