UK-based retail accelerator TrueStart has forged a strategic alliance with Visa Europe Collab to steer startups with cross-over potential to the card scheme's innovation hub for advice and mentoring.
Royal Bank of Scotland is scrambling to fix an IT glitch that caused over 600,000 transactions and hundreds of thousands of pounds in payments to go missing.
London's burgeoning reputation as the tech and financial capital of Europe is to be rewarded in 2019 when it will play host to the annual Swift international banking conference, Sibos, for the first time in the event's 37-year history.
For the past 15 years at SAP, the Global Head of Financial Services Industries has grown SAP’s Financial Services business. Wainwright's team handles development, sales, professional services, support, partner and other SAP organisations serving more than 12,400 banks and capital market firms and more than 5,000 insurance providers worldwide.
Banco Santander's fintech venture fund has poached Manuel Silva Martinez, a founding member of a similar fund at rival Spanish bank BBVA.
Private equity firms Blackstone and Carlyle Group have teamed up to make a $10 billion bid for cash machine vendor NCR, according to Reuters.
Italy will no longer be one of the first set of countries to go live with Target2-Securities (T2S) later this month, securing a two month extension in the wake of "strong discomfort" among its banks.
Westpac has acquired an 11% stake in Canberra-based cybersecurity outfit QuintessenceLabs as it bids to shore up its defences against hi-tech hackers.
London-based online and mobile money transfer startup Azimo has raised $20 million in funding to support expansion in Europe and to new markets in North America and Asia.
Swedish bank SEB has jumped into the Bitcoin debate, taking out an advert in a daily newspaper to opine on the cryptocurrency.
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