With the latest Amazon novelties fintech experts discuss whether the giant can become a new key player on the market.
The annual FinTech50 list of European most prosperous fintech companies has been published with the UK obviously dominating the rundown.
The UK’s leading bank has announced the opening of the new innovation site in London, which is set to be the largest financial technology centre in Europe.
Android Pay users in the US will soon be able to make payments with their PayPal balances at thousands of new retailers, including Walgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.
The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.
The cooperation will allow the increasing number of Chinese travelers in the UK to purchase goods and services via the WeChat Pay application on their mobile phones.
The company not only described the potential use cases of the blockchain technology for banks, but also identified the main issues impeding its wider adoption in the sector.
The UCITS fund will be the first-ever fund in Europe with the primary focus on fintech companies.
GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, took part in a $25 million funding round together with Sapphire Ventures, Anthemis and other investors.
Royal Bank of Scotland’s National Westminster Bank is launching a new platform that will offer quick loans decision and almost instant funding.
The Republic of Georgia is expanding the use of blockchain-based land-titling services, following a successful trial of land title registrations in the second half of 2016.
The Federal Council of the country initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area.