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Stephen C. Daffron, Co-Founder and Industry Partner at Motive Partners and newly appointed President
December 2 · Issue #119 · View online
Stephen C. Daffron, Co-Founder and Industry Partner at Motive Partners and newly appointed President of Dun & Bradstreet, commenting on his recent appointment and Motive investment:

“I am excited by this unique opportunity to work side-by-side with Anthony in leading Dun & Bradstreet and look forward to working closely with management, Bill and the rest of the investor consortium to help unlock the value within this renowned company. Dun & Bradstreet is entering an important chapter in its evolution as a company and will be well-positioned as a private company to increase operating efficiencies and effectively execute the company’s growth strategy.”

Motive Podcasts
Last week we spoke to David Bartlett (CEO, Financial Services Office, Department for International Trade) and this Wednesday we hear from Amber Baldet (Co-Founder and CEO, Clovyr) and Rob Underwood (Senior Vice President, Finos)
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Android
Upcoming Industry Events
Financial Services
Motive Partners Announces Significant Investment in Dun & Bradstreet
Insurtech Bindable gets investment from EPIC, Motive Partners & Wafra
Warburg Pincus Is Said to Collect $14 Billion for Flagship Fund
UOB Expands in Indonesian Asset Management
Why Barclays and Standard Chartered should merge
BNP Paribas to bring Apple Pay to France
Small Banks Join Forces To Bring FinTech To Customers
ECB launches real-time payments system
Panagora Asset Management Inc. Has $22.41 Million Stake in Denbury Resources Inc.
Commerzbank builds trade finance innovation lab
Asset manager of the year: Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Kuwait joins the FinTech sandbox rush
MasterCard backs Polish startup factory
Morgan Stanley pumps $15 million into Integral
CDPQ joins with Colombia to create infrastructure co-investment fund
Private players plug in to the green energy revolution
AT&T commits to cutting up to $20 billion in debt in 2019
Emerging markets will recover in 2019 as external factors stabilize
SoftBank sets indicative IPO price at 1,500 yen, unchanged from initial estimate
Skype co-founder raises $105m for Southeast Asian fintech startup
Atom Bank signs up with Thought Machine
Coinbase joins Securitize funding round
Canadian FinTech Startup Launches Bitcoin Payment Feature
Ten Blockchain, Fintech Firms Launch Association to Make ‘Code of Conduct’ for Crypto
Revolut approved for Japan and Singapore push
Electronic trading support product of the year
Not All SMBs Are Open To Open Banking
Regulation of cryptocurrencies in the UK
G20 Financial Regulatory Reform Agenda On Track
Switzerland adopts new FinTech authorisation rules
European equity traders still prefer the dark, defy MiFID
German investment firm folds under MiFID II pressure
Mifid II product of the year – Droit
Key Hires
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Deloitte Secures Former Deutsche Bank MD Jonathan Gold
BBVA brings on Onur Genc as new CEO
Robinhood hires CapitalG partner to lead operations
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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