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'We don’t measure success by the amount of data that we are able to harness or the number of apps we’
 
May 22 · Issue #35 · View online
Brainfood
‘We don’t measure success by the amount of data that we are able to harness or the number of apps we’re able to invent, but by the extent to which Big Data helps us gain more insights into the real, human needs and desires of our clients.’
Dr. Michael Gorriz - Chief Information Officer, Standard Chartered 

Brainfood - 22.05.17
Financial Services
Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion of capital
Time for data-driven banking to come of age
Banks can profit from digital ID movement (even if they don't control it)
Goldman Sachs Sees Big Potential for FinTech in Brazil
How banks can learn the lessons of BlackBerry
Swift launches cyber-threat intelligence service
DTCC to move more applications to the cloud as technology reaches tipping point
KPMG Project Nearly 50% Decline in OEM Collision Repair Parts Business by 2030, Radboud Vlaar
UK consumers ready to swap banks for tech giants
FinTech
FinTech unicorn Transferwise moves into the black
Cryptocurrency Market Cap Tops $60 Billion to Hit All-Time High
Google and PayPal partner for mobile shopping by fingerprint
SoFi CEO Mike Cagney Wants To Replace Your Bank–And Your Financial Advisor
China central bank sets up FinTech committee
Samsung Pay finally arrives in UK
Deal News
Moody's Buys Dutch Data Provider for $3.3B
Japan's Sharp to invest $1 billion in SoftBank's 'Vision' Tech Fund
Eastern Bank spins off online loan platform
Vodafone to sell 34.94% stake in Safaricom to Vodacom
Alibaba's Ant Financial Reportedly Won't IPO for at Least a Year
Funding
Silk Ventures launches $500 million inaugural fund for U.S and EU companies expanding to China
Numerated Growth Technologies Raises $9M in Funding
Verse grabs $20.5M to take its p2p payments play beyond Europe
Older Swiss FinTech additiv gets $21.3 million in new capital
CDB Capital Leads $42M Round In Chinese Fintech Firm Wacai
SaaS-backer Notion Capital closes $140m and $80m funds
Mobile Payment Network LevelUp Completes $50M Funding
Neighborly Raises $25m in Series A Funding
BNP Paribas leads $63m funding round for Wall Street messaging outfit Symphony
Chase joins $50m LevelUp funding round
JobTeaser Raises €15M in Funding
OpenInvest Raises $3.25m in Seed Funding
MFI Arohan Financial Services raises $24m from Maj Invest, others
Accern raises $1.2 million for AI-curated financial news
Regulation
European banks lobby Commission to push ahead with screen scraping ban
Key Hires
Citi appoints Gulru Atak Dublin innovation head
Ex-Tandem CTO onboard for Dubai-based digital bank
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