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April 18 · Issue #30 · View online
Brain Food - 18.04.17
Important News
Motive Partners' Andy Stewart on 'frothy' FinTech investment market
Five key takeaways from Innovate Finance
HSBC chairman Douglas Flint says we need a 'huge debate' on customer data
Chancellor and BofE governor bang the post-Brexit drum for UK FinTech
MasterCard gets CMA approval for Vocalink acquisition
Innovating for the future: the next phase of Project Innovate - FCA
VC funding for U.K. remained steady in Q1 despite Brexit
Financial Services
Big banks partner Broadridge to pilot blockchain-based proxy voting
Big banks more popular than FinTechs with US SMEs - survey
After Apple Pay loss, Westpac turns to Samsung Pay
Payments processor Adyen says revenues doubled to $727 million in 2016, no plans for an IPO
Swift introduces tool to help banks spot fraudulent messages
Chairman of Listed P2P Financial Information Service Co Gets Hit with Record 3.47 Billion Yuan Fine
Lloyds partners Microsoft to pilot facial recognition access to online banking logins
Qatar bank trials DLT for international money transfers
Banking Options Narrow: Partner or Acquire FinTech Firms
FinTech vs TechFin — technology incarnations vs finance incumbents
DLT still not mature enough says ECB
Silicon Valley Bank Teams Up With First Data For FinTech-Focused Accelerator Program Commerce.Innovated. 2017
Digital Identity for the Digital Ecosystem
Ant Financial brings mobile payments to Indonesia
Hong Kong enters central bank digital currency fray
Deal News
Microsoft acquires Deis in latest bid to catch AWS
Jack Ma Goes After Roboadvisors In China
Soros Fund Management LLC Sells 11,410 Shares of, Inc. (AMZN)
Swedish Trade Extensions acquired by US-based Coupa Software for $45 million
Cybersecurity startup Synack raises $21.25 million led by Microsoft Ventures
Qualtrics waits on that IPO, raises $180 million at a $2.5 billion valuation instead
Belgium’s Qover raises €5.5 million in Series A funding, Radboud Vlaar
FinTech startup Neyber closes £7.5m Series B
UK calls for global FinTech regulations
SEC issues fake news crackdown
Key Hires
After trashing Swift gpi, Ripple hires its biz director
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