A London-based private equity firm, Apis Partners, has raised $157 million for a new fund focused on fintech startups in Africa and South Asia.
Deutsche Bank is the latest major financial institution to laud the potential of the blockchain, confirming that it is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for everything from securities clearing and settlement to anti-money laundering registries.
Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has today announced the 10 international startups selected to join the London program.
Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has opened the applications for its 2015 London programme.
Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo has become the latest big name bank to throw its weight behind the Startupbootcamp fintech accelerator programme.
Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ, Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Intesa Sanpaolo Card Ltd. and American Express today announced that the three companies have initiated a pilot to test - for the first time - HCE (Host Card Emulation) for mobile NFC (Near-Field Communication) payments at POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals in Croatia.
EBA Clearing has opened the doors to registrations for its MyBank Mandate service, with Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit the first banks to sign on.
The bank owners of Italian payments processor SIA have agreed to sell a 59.3% stake in the venture in a deal valuing it at around EUR765 million.
Borsa Italiana today announces the completion of the acquisition of 70 per cent of the share capital of EuroTLX SIM S.p.A., an Italian company jointly owned by Unicredit and IntesaSanpaolo Group (through Banca IMI S.p.A.), operating a multilateral trading facility in the retail fixed income market.
MoneyGram (MGI), a leading global money transfer company, announced it has signed an agreement with Intesa San Paolo Bank, a leading bank in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the pan European region, to offer international money transfer services at more than 50 of the bank's branch locations throughout the country.
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