Responsibility isn’t about rules

What can banks learn from the fintech community when it comes to fostering a culture of innovation against a backdrop of regulation?

Fintech funding round-up: 10 March 2017

When time is tight, the reading can be light. A round-up of key events in fintech funding. Featuring Dimebox, NAB Ventures, Currencycloud and more.                          Amsterdam-based start-up Dimebox has raised €5 million in a series A round from payment processor Billpro Group. Dimebox says its modular, white label Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution includes risk management, artificial intelligence […]

Currencycloud and Crédit Mutuel Arkéa target faster payments

London-based Currencycloud is partnering with Arkéa Banking Services, a subsidiary of Credit Mutuel Arkea, to offer clients its Euro bank accounts and direct access to European payments systems. This partnership will enable Currencycloud to process international payments through Target2 for real-time payment settlement. It says this builds on and “enhances” existing capabilities that allow cross-border […]

IoT and the banking revolution

It’s no secret that the financial services industry has tended to lag behind when it comes to adopting digital technology. Far from being leaders of innovation, banks are often stifled by lumbering IT systems and an inherent sense of caution when it comes to challenging the status-quo. With growing investment in the internet of things […]