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“Open, mutually agreed-upon standards for the secure and robust delivery of applications are critical
June 26 · Issue #40 · View online
“Open, mutually agreed-upon standards for the secure and robust delivery of applications are critical for the financial services industry…“
Paul Walker, former Goldman Sachs CTO 

Brainfood - 26.06.17
Financial Services
AIB valued at €12bn as Ireland floats rescued bank
Emirates NBD launches FlexiCash overdraft facility
TSB drops Visa to issue MasterCard debit and credit cards in 2018
Worldpay pilots app-only mPOS for small retailers
Goldman set out to automate IPOs and it has come far, really fast
BBVA spawns new biometrics company Veridas out of two-year startup partnership
PayPal brings instant bank transfers to Venmo
MasterCard opens new innovation showcase in Singapore for FinTech
CA Technologies releases PSD2 solution to accelerate open banking
Klarna gets a full banking license, gears up to go beyond financing payments
ClearBank – the biggest thing in FinTech?
Russian FinTech and their fight against Geopolitics
Accenture, Microsoft team up on blockchain-based digital ID network
At last, NDEF
Deal News
Shawbrook Bank agrees to takeover bid
BlackRock to take a minority equity stake in digital investment manager Scalable Capital
Toshiba to pick government-led Japan-U.S.-Korea group to buy chips unit-source
Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara set to up its stake in Union Bank Nigeria for $55m
Atom secures £30m capital facility from British Business Bank
Blockchain raises $40 million from Lakestar and Google's venture arm
NEA Raises Massive $3.3 Billion Fund
In-app payment messaging startup PayKey raises $6 million
TrueLayer raises $3M Series A to provide FinTech companies with easy access to bank APIs
Soldo, a London FinTech startup that offers a multi-user spending account, raises $11M led by Accel
Textio raises $20 million to help companies do English good
PayBreak secures 24.5 Million investment through fundraising round
OTC Markets cries foul over SEC funding demands
Key Hires
Former Goldman Sachs CTO Paul Walker joins Board of FinTech firm OpenFin
World's largest FinTech Hub LATTICE80 appoints former MD of ANZ Bank as Advisor
ANZ appoints e-commerce exec to run digital transformation project
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