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March 13 · Issue #25 · View online
Brain Food - 13.03.17
Important News
Vista Equity Partners Near Agreement to Buy DH Corp.
Deutsche Bank abandons sale of Postbank as turnaround plan hits the buffers
Neil Woodford Revealed as a Major Stakeholder in Arix
IBM, Salesforce Strike Global Partnership on Cloud, AI
ARM chip designer stake 'to be sold by Softbank'
Acadian Asset Management taps Microsoft big data tech for investment guidance
Lloyds plans to transfer over 1900 staff to IBM in £1.3 billion outsourcing deal
Dymon Asia Ventures reaches first closes for $50m FinTech fund
Google Ventures Conducts First FinTech Investment
Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO
Financial Services
Let the games begin: Misys injects some fun into core banking
CMC Markets Taps ANZ’s 500,000 Clientele in Stockbroking Partnership
Current preps debit card and app for kids
DNB says its future is to become a "technology company with a banking license''
Dutch mobile bank bunq moves into Germany and releases open API
The role venture capitalists can play in pairing banks and FinTech
The Unbanked in Africa Could Be One of the Biggest Opportunities in FinTech History
Singapore and Abu Dhabi are on a mission to promote FinTech
Startupbootcamp picks 12 FinTech startups
Brazil's fast-growing FinTechs form groups to discuss regulation
Amazon to be a FinTech Leader?
Amazon’s history points the way for online lending: Lending Club CEO
The RegTech Top 100 Power List: the most influential RegTech firms
Deal News
J.C. Flowers to Acquire UK General
Court upholds order telling ICE to sell Trayport
Regional bank Sterling Bancorp to buy Astoria for $2.2 billion
Customers Bank sells digital unit BankMobile for $175m
Chase to acquire MCX mobile payments tech
Tradeshift to acquire Capgemini’s IBX Business Network
PayPal invests in South Korean P2P payments app Toss
Underserved FinTech fund raises $141 million
NAB Ventures leads $24m funding round for cross-border payments startup Veem
Align Commerce, Now Veem, Raises $24M in Series B Funding
Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans
Fluxx Closes $16M Series B Financing
Viva Republica, Maker of Toss, Closes $48M Series C Funding
RealConnex Closes $3.5M Strategic Financing Round
Sift Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding
RegTech startup VoxSmart closes $7m Series A led by Deepbridge Capital
Fed governor cautions on central bank-issued digital currencies
Japan and the UK Ink Fintech Co-operation Agreement - CryptoCoinsNews
Key Hires
HSBC lines up former Prudential chief Tucker as next chairman
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