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September 23 · Issue #108 · View online
Brainfood
Sir Douglas Flint CBE (Advisory Council Member at Motive Partners & Former Chairman at HSBC), commenting on his recent appointment as Chairman of IP Group said: “I have long been fascinated by how to develop fully the exciting commercial opportunities that emerge from research developed within the world’s leading academic institutions, and I’m excited to be given the opportunity to chair one of the leading companies focused on backing and building world-changing businesses based on innovative science and technology…. I’m very impressed with IP Group’s business model and am looking forward to working with the team to help deliver value for all stakeholders.”


Motive Podcasts
Last week we spoke to Matthew Blake (Senior Director, Head of Financial and Monetary System Initiative at the World Economic Forum) and this Wednesday we hear from David Bartlett (CEO, Financial Services at UK Govt. Department for International Trade)
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Android
Upcoming Industry Events
Financial Services
NatWest trials intelligent cash management system
Mastercard Files Patent to Use Blockchain to Track Payments
Marsh & Mclennan to Acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc
Mastercard and Amex invest in 'pay-later' platform Divido
ING invests in startup behind multibanking platform for corporate market
The Economist Events’ Finance Disrupted Conference to Uncover Whether Today’s Financial World is Prepared for the Future
Avaloq announces strong H1 2018 results, driven by increased customer activity and international expansion
Network International's owners pick banks for float
Nordea brings Open Banking to Sweden
Banks bid to transform commodities trade finance with new blockchain platform
Goldman Sachs to sell fixed income app
TSB to bid for £833m RBS fund despite IT meltdown
Nationwide ups technology budget by £1.3 billion
Global Marketplace Lending investment on track to surpass funding levels from last year
LiquidityEdge uses Inforalgo for market transparency obligations reporting
FinTech
Inforalgo Selected by Major US Primary Dealer Bank to Support Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Trading Migration
Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its FinTech services to Asia
Avaloq upgrades open software architecture
Ripple tech has no limitations, and is safe, says Santander Executive Chairwoman
Outdated enterprise software is raising insurance premiums for consumers
Singapore rolls out unified QR code payments
Ex SpaceX engineer launches crypto exchange
Samsung pilots world’s first blockchain-based customs service
Indonesia pushes for standardised QR codes
Stripe moves into in-store payments
Abu Dhabi opens digital sandbox
FinTech companies in China have raised nearly $40bn since 2014
Regulation
FCA outlines payments innovation outlook
New York sues the OCC over FinTech charter rule
A Thinktank FinTech initiative out of Greece
EU probes Amazon over how it uses the data it collects
Key Hires
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New boardroom role for former chairman of banking giant HSBC
Goldman Sachs Memo Reveals Further Leadership Changes
Avaloq appoints new board member
Former MoneyPolo CEO Starts New Venture with Czech FinTech Firm XIXOIO
Coinbase Appoints Brian Brooks as Chief Legal Officer
Coinbase Secures Michael Li as Vice President of Data
Goldman Names New President, CFO as Blankfein Prepares to Exit
Goldman Sachs Co-Head of Equity Trading Set to Depart
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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