Welcome to the Milan Fintech District

Welcome to the Milan Fintech District

Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Italy’s first fintech hub comes to Milan
Welcome to the “Milan Fintech District”.

Big banks back Canada’s $150m digital ID system
Hoping to solve the identification challenges of the digital economy.

American private equity firm makes $5.3bn offer for Nets
Hellman & Friedman has made a recommended voluntary takeover offer.

Japanese regulator and banks plan shared ID system on blockchain
Consumers will be able to open accounts at multiple banks and financial houses without having to re-enter personal information.

Journalist refuses to leave fintech conference
Warning! Satire.