Top fintech stories this week – 17 May 2019
Catch up on FinTech Futures’ top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!
Nationwide, Investec and Co-op Bank share £80 million BCR grant pool
The Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) Pool B awards £50 million to Nationwide Building Society and £15 million each to Investec Bank and Co-operative Bank.
UK is fintech world leader with £4.5bn investment in three years
News that the UK is the top global hub for fintech came in the Tech Nation Report 2019.
SoftBank invests $800m into UK fintech Greensill
The investment values Greensill at $3.5 billion.
Santander Spain plans a large jobs cut
It wants to cut around 3,700 jobs in its home country, which amounts to around 10% of its total workforce.
Certua acquires insurtech Surely Group
This follows the launch of Certua’s enterprise insurance platform last year
The Banking Technology magazine May 2019 issue is here! Click here to read the free digital edition.