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WhatsApp to launch mobile payments in Indonesia

20 August 2019

WhatsApp is reportedly in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia. In Brief: The F...

Acorns Grow Inc receives more high-profile investment

20 August 2019

Acorns Grow Inc, or ‘Acorns’, has welcomed two new celebrity investors. In Brief:...

InsurTech Better.com raises £132mn in round including AmEx, Citi and Goldman

19 August 2019

Home-financing startup Better.com has raised £132mn ($160mn) in its series C funding round....

Israel’s regulator to fast track 2,000 FinTech and blockchain licenses

19 August 2019

Israel’s regulator is changing the way it grants business licenses due to a backlog. In Bri...

TransferWise launches debit card in ANZ eyes Singapore market

19 August 2019

Money transfer startup TransferWise has made its debit card available in Australia and New Zealand....

EY helps develop Open Banking in Nigeria

19 August 2019

Global consultancy EY is throwing its weight behind efforts to promote Open Banking in Nigeria. I...

UK FinTech Curve launches first ever crowdfunding campaign

19 August 2019

Curve, a UK FinTech which consolidates multiple cards and accounts on one app and corresponding card...

Alibaba buys Netease’s cross-border ecommerce arm

15 August 2019

Chinese technology giant Alibaba is purchasing Koala for £1.6bn ($2bn). In brief:...

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Lend Academy Podcast - Featuring John Goodall

15 August 2019

There are several FinTech companies attacking different parts of the real estate market in the UK. D...

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Monzo launches short term loans

14 August 2019

UK challenger bank Monzo has announced it will offer short term loans. In brief: The loa...

UK FinTechs gain £40mn from RBS fund

14 August 2019

Atom Bank, iwoca, Modulr Finance and Currencycloud have been awarded £10mn each from the Banki...

SoftBank reportedly helping startups go public

14 August 2019

The Financial Times has found that Japanese tech giant SoftBank is creating an “operating grou...

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