Jack Dorsey will have to quit his role as chief executive of Square if he wants the full time CEO role at Twitter.
CurrencyCloud, the London-based firm that runs the back-end processing for some of the world's most promising money transfer startups, has roped in Sapphire and Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten as heavyweight investors in a new $18 funding round.
The London Stock Exchange has begun beta-testing a social network designed to promote interaction between public companies, intermediaries and institutional investors.
Stockholm is staking a claim as a major European fintech hub after recording $266 million in startup investments over the past year, leaving it trailing only London as a magnet for VC inflows.
Now in its fifth year, the SAP Financial Services Forum brings together over 450 financial services professionals to explore digital transformation across the financial services sector and the ways that firms can harness innovation, more effectively interact with their customers and build brand loyalty. This live blog will keep you abreast of what unfolds throughout the first day at the event.
Having joined the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2009, Hanley is now director of design with responsibility for architecture, data and analytics and lean functions, as well as the strategy and innovation agenda for the bank’s services organisation.
Westpac is handing over the management and deployment of the bulk of its merchant payment system offering to Verifone.
Barclays' fintech accelerator programme is beginning to bear fruit, with the bank forging working relationships with several startup alumni involved in areas such as cybersecurity and the blockchain.
Fifth Third Bancorp is to incur charges of $95 million to shrink its branch network after performing an abrupt about-turn on earlier plans to extend its high street presence.
Digital challenger bank Atom is looking to do a deal with a high street lender to enable customers to deposit cheques at a bank branch in advance of the roll-out of full digital image capture in the UK.
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