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Brain Food 02.11.16

November 2 · Issue #5 · View online
Motive Partners: Brain Food - 02.11.16
Important News
RBS third quarter: £469 million loss and delays to Williams & Glyn sale
RBS may target ‘safe’ Irish acquisitions after sale of UK unit
Deutsche Bank opens third party developer portal
Mastercard releases blockchain APIs
Ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins launches fintech 10x Future Technologies
Virgin Money signs with Jenkins-led startup
Neil Woodford on sterling, inflation and rates
Goldman Sachs Has a New Model: Apple
OCC sets up fintech innovation office
Nigel Verdon rides the rails with banking-as-a-platform startup
U Account launches Banking-as-a-Service platform
Financial Services
LSE CEO Says Loss of London Clearing May Cost $77 Billion
NatWest sets up alternative finance panel for loan referrals
Ant Financial enters SE Asia with investment in mobile money firm A...
Japanese banks flock to blockchain consortium
ABN Amro explores blockchain with Dutch university
Deutsche Boerse's third quarter operating profit rises, sells BATS shares
CBA provides Alipay with bridgehead to Australia
Money-Transfer Firm TransferWise Expands to Businesses
Nimbrix to form buy-side blockchain consortium
Abu Dhabi opens fintech RegLab
Fintech firms making inroads with consumers
HSBC establishes Hong Kong R&D lab
Law firm offers free legal services to London fintech startups
eWise Partners with FinGo to Launch Millenial Money Manager App
SETL Joins Cobalt DL to Reduce Costs on FX Post Trade via Blockchain
Lending Club Launches New Loan Product to Restore Profitability
In digital age, customers still want human touch
India to overtake US as ecommerce superpower
CBA takes pop-up innovation lab on a tour of Australia
YES Bank integrates ToneTag tech for sound-based payments
Paym hits £300m mark
SamsungPay moves online, rolls out to new markets
Private Equity
CenturyLink to Buy Level 3 Communications for $25 Billion
Misys cans plans to float
Qualcomm to Buy NXP Semiconductors in $47 Billion Deal
Classy Closes $30M Series C Financing
Cross River Bank Completes $28M Growth Equity Investment
U.K. Cybersecurity Spending to Rise by $2.3 Billion: Philip Hammond - NBC News
Hubbub Wins $1M Investment Award in VentureClash
Equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd launches an early stage digital health fund
Replicated raises $5 million for its product taking SAAS products out of the cloud
Goldman Sachs joins $10m nanoPay funding round
Lendio Secures $20M in Funding
FinTech Startup Verse Raises $8.3M in Series A Funding
NYC-based Electronic Trading Network AX Trading Group Secures $20M Investment
MPower Raises $6M in Series A Funding
TurboAppeal Raises $4M in Series A Funding
The UK plans to implement the EU's General Data Protection Plan post-Brexit
ICE Is Considering Appeal After U.K. Requires Trayport Sale
Key Hires
Ripple CEO Larsen makes way for Garlinghouse
ANZ Bank's CTO exits, future of role uncertain - Strategy
Mark Carney to leave Bank of England in June 2019
Former Deutsche Bank Asia head Gunit Chadha set to join Indostar Capital
Thomson Reuters to cut 2000 jobs
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