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Fintech funding round-up: 19 October 2017

Funding concept with smartphone

Four of the latest stories in one for a fast fintech funding round-up. Features Paykey, Digital Asset, Santander InnoVentures and ePesos.

HSBC UK heads towards open banking through fintech partnership


HSBC UK and its First Direct online banking subsidiary have partnered with fintech start-up Bud to provide customers with an integrated selection of financial services products and tools from across the market.

Diebold Nixdorf IMS Conference 2017: shaping the future of retail banking


Last week (12 October 2017) was Diebold Nixdorf’s latest seminar at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam. Accompanied by representatives from ING, Franz Informatik and Forrester. The first conference of the morning focused on shaping the future of banking.

Castle Trust in mortgage tech modernisation project with Phoebus Software


Castle Trust has appointed Phoebus Software for all of its mortgage servicing, allowing to “significantly” reduce the time and cost it takes to service its mortgage book.

HSBC plans faster supply chain finance with new Me-PO solution


HSBC has introduced a matched electronic purchase order (Me-PO) financing solution to improve its release of working capital.

Payments round-up: 10 October 2017

flat vector for business mobile payment concept and  digital marketing with business e commerce concept

Payment services are all the rage this week, here’s a rundown with this week’s round-up. Featuring Paynear, GoSwiff, BBVA, Omnia Pay and Huawei.

Circle centres itself for digitally connected wallets


Payments services provider has introduced Centre, an open source project built on blockchain and designed to connect multiple digital wallets to process money transactions.

Earthport brings Swiss banks Swift cross-border payments

Earthport logo

Earthport, a cross-border payments service provider, has been appointed by Swiss Euro Clearing Bank (SECB), a clearing hub for Swiss banks, to provide Swift processing services.

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 6 October 2017

Pubcoin, a rewards points platform powered by a permissioned blockchain built on Quorum, J.P. Morgan’s fork of Ethereum

Blockchain funding, Pubcoin blockchain rewards programme, network and technology sharing and platform test launching. Our latest blockchain and Bitcoin round-up features Anryze, Leanpub, MicroMoney, Karma and Zilliqa.

NAB gets down and under to overhaul SME business loans

NAB Logo

National Australia Bank (NAB) has unveiled a complete overhaul of its existing business standard loan form contracts that will “benefit” over 130,000 Australian business owners.