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Accompanied by Motive Partners on the recent trade mission, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said: “The
 
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Brainfood
Accompanied by Motive Partners on the recent trade mission, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said:
The scale of opportunity for the capital’s businesses across Africa is huge. 111 African companies have already come to London to raise the funds they need to invest and grow, and now we want to go further to ensure that the UK is the partner of choice for African nations. The London business representatives accompanying me on this visit are a fantastic showcase of the depth of world-class expertise and breadth of innovation which the capital is home to,”

Motive Podcasts
Last week we spoke to Kevin Hanley (Head of Innovation at Royal Bank of Scotland) and this Wednesday we hear from Nigel Verdon (CEO at Railsbank)
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Android
Upcoming Industry Events
Financial Services
Emirates NBD launches DirectRemit service to the UK
The Future Of Banking: FinTech Or TechFin?
Starling to help RBS develop digital bank
Warren Buffett to invest in Paytm
Goldman soft launches retail bank in UK
Deutsche Bank takes stake in payments technology start-up Modo
SoftBank to invest $100m in Chinese insurtech JV
Standard Chartered and Siemens pilot blockchain-based trade finance guarantees in UAE
What has and hasn’t changed since the global financial crisis?
Turkish Lira crisis shakes payments market
Google bought Mastercard data to link ads with in-store purchases
UBS closes robo-advisor Smartwealth
The rise of private equity: How investors and managers are responding to scale
Google rebrands Indian payments app Tez ahead of global expansion
FinTech
Theresa May In Africa: The Future Of FinTech In South Africa, Nigeria And Kenya
Africa needs FinTech – but FinTech needs Africa more
Square jumps 6% after Guggenheim names it 'best idea' in FinTech
First FinTech goes live on Swift's cross-border payments scheme
Terra gets $32 million to build the future of money with blockchain
Let's Get Personal: How FinTech Will Save The High Street
Will Global FinTech top guns help Nigeria achieve 80% Financial Inclusion?
Stripe and Visa invest in Nigerian payments startup Paystack
Hong Kong's digital banking push pits tech newcomers against old-guard lenders
5 technologies disrupting the payments landscape
Regulation
Switzerland prepares to relax FinTech regulations
UK and EU banks plan early warning systems
Will FI’s be ready by March 14 2019 for PSD2 open banking
MAS Signs FinTech Partnership Agreement with Dubai Regulator
Open banking: Three FinTech CEOs on its next wave
Key Hires
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JP Morgan hires senior AI exec
Rubrik Appoints Chairman Emeritus of Cisco John Chambers as Advisor to the Board of Directors
Sage CEO steps down amid cloud problems
UK Serious Fraud Office Appoints Lisa Osofsky as Director
Ex-Barclays exec to head up Swift's North America operations
Citigroup Poaches Three Women to Be Managing Directors in Asia
Earthport's CEO Rapidly Expands Executive Team With Three New Hires
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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