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Motive Partners - Brain Food 14.11.16

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November 14 · Issue #8 · View online
Brainfood
Brain Food - 14.11.16
Important News
Williams & Glyn potential sale from RBS to Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank sparks Prudential Regulation Authority's attention
Santander returns to negotiating table for RBS' Williams & Glyn
Warburg Pincus pours $75m into logistics startup Rivigo
Standard Chartered and Fidelity to SuperCharge top startups
Standard Chartered and IBM back Byte Academy's Singapore FinTech school
Thailand's KBank and IBM team on blockchain project
The Value of the Cloud in Financial Services
Financial Services
RBS to add complaints process and refund fees
Banco do Brasil sets up shop in Silicon Valley
HSBC and Lloyds among first FCA sandbox cohort; applications invited for next round
Global banks and R3 test DLT for KYC services
BofE uses accelerator to gain real-world FinTech experience
Citi unveils global API developer hub
Deutsche Bank looks to sell its Polish business: sources
Citi to launch own-branded digital wallet
SEB to build Ripple-flavoured blockchain payments network
Tesco Bank halts transactions after money disappears from customer...
FinTech
The FinTech 50: The Complete List 2016 - Forbes
How will neobank apps make money and can they survive?
Denmark opens FinTech hub
Report: Apple Pay on the web quickly becomes 5th most popular online payment platform
New lending platform targets underserved communities
London-Shanghai Stock Connect gets green light; fintech bridge to China
ING prepares for PSD2 with launch of Yolt
Soldo targets families with multi-user spending account
R3 partners Singapore's MAS for blockchain lab
How Trump Could Stifle FinTech
Google's big chance to disrupt the market data industry
Deal News
Warburg Pincus acquires third of 1&1 Internet, now valued at €2.55 billion
United Internet sells web hosting stake; delays IPO
European Commission and EIF launch new pan-European 'Fund of Funds' vehicle to boost VC sector
Scottish Equity Partners closes its new £260 million fund
Funding
CurrencyFair raises another €8 million, appoints new CEO
CoInvestor Secures £1.1M in Pre-Series A Funding Round
Toast raises $1.5m to be a bank for migrant workers
Blackmoon Secures $2.5M in Equity Funding
RiskIQ Closes $30.5M Series C Funding
Zafin Secures USD $10 Million Growth Financing Package
Regulation
UK Treasury interpretation of article 36 of PSD2 – a welcome surprise?
Alibaba founder Jack Ma: If Donald Trump doesn't work with China it will be a 'disaster'.
RegTech to the fore in second FCA TechSprint
Key Hires
ANZ replaces CIO with Dimension Data cloud chief Florian
ABN Amro's CFO Van Dijkhuizen to become new CEO
Lending platform Blackmoon raises $2.5 million in new funding
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