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Satya Nadella - CEO of Microsoft “The world is nothing but one giant computer… Technology does not ju
June 3 · Issue #91 · View online
Satya Nadella - CEO of Microsoft
“The world is nothing but one giant computer… Technology does not just develop. It develops because of the design choices we make as humans. And if those choices were to be made consciously, keeping in mind our basic principles and ethics, the future that all of us want can be ensured”

Motive Podcasts
This week on the Future of Finance we hear from Lord Mayor Charles Bowman (City of London) in discussion with our very own Sam Tidswell-Norrish (Principal at Motive Partners)
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Android
Upcoming Industry Events
Financial Services
Mastercard Wins Patent for Blockchain Coupon Authentication System
Standard Bank: Africa’s FinTech culture transforming forex market
Emirates NBD deploys digital banking kiosk from Diebold Nixdorf
IHS Markit Has A Plan to Tokenize A $1 Trillion Loan Market
PayPal and Temasek invest $125m in India's Pine Labs
Tencent Drives China's Tech Hub to a Blockchain Future
Goldman Sachs leads $250m Tradeshift funding round
Ant Financial said to raise fundraising target to over $12b
Letshego brings agric financing segment to Botswana
Nordic banks explore shared KYC utility
Citi spends more on tech than all VC investment in US FinTech
Gmex and Digital Asset Group form blockchain JV
PTT, nine banks ink MoU for cooperation in technology and innovation
Deutsche Bank to spend EUR1.9 billion on Postbank merger expenses
Has PayPal Met Its Match?
Alibaba becomes Top 10 Global Bank
How investors can support entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa
IBM's Microfinance Blockchain in Kenya Tests the Viability of Hyperledger
The world is nothing but “One Giant Computer”
A blockchain start-up just raised $4 billion, without a live product
10 years of Faster Payments
Evalue APIs: Sophistication in the back end for financial planning & advice
Innovation Capital and Consumer demand – Can China leave Silicon Valley behind?
Chinese Government Urges Vigorous Blockchain Development
Bank of England Continues to Float Possibility of State-Backed Crypto
Artificial Intelligence and The Banking Industry's $1 Trillion Opportunity
Does your Insurtech strategy fit into your claims strategy?
Digital Disruption: How FinTech is Pushing Banks to Change
Australian banks outgun FinTech startups with Beem It
Millennials are transforming B2B payments
Starling Bank raising another £80M, ends partnership with TransferWise
Long-term outlook on blockchain and cryptocurrencies is bright
Still digesting GDPR? Well, hang on because more EU privacy rules may be on the way
Dodd-Frank rollback: now is the time for FinTech to show real value
Banks will have to develop PFM tools under FCA high-cost credit reforms
What’s holding UK and EU payments back?
Key Hires
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Mastercard names Simon Hunt head, cybersecurity solutions unit
350 jobs to go as Deutsche Bourse allocates investment in new tech
Top Private-Equity Banker Quits HSBC for Nomura
Two Senior Executives Resign From Abraaj
Rachel Reeves blasts Treasury as Jonathan Haskel picked from otherwise-female selection to join Bank of England's rate-setting MPC
Crypto Facilities Welcomes Sui Chung to Lead Index and Pricing Unit
eToro Onboards Tennis Star Gaël Monfils as Global Ambassador
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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