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Expert Interview: Evelien Witlox from ING

Evelien Witlox, Global Director of Payments & Cards at ING shares her insights into the changes of the payments sector, ING’s preparation for PSD2 and many more.

Big Answers are Needed to Solve a Huge Problem for Small Businesses

Anders la Cour, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Banking Circle looks at the challenges and opportunities ahead for FinTechs, challengers and incumbent banks seeking to better-serve SMEs.

ING joined Dutch AI taskforce

ING has joined a taskforce to promote the development and acceptance of artificial intelligence technology in the Netherlands, part of a national initiative to halt a brain drain of talent to AI powerhouses like the US and China.

Ripple Introduces Blockchain Tech to Finastra Banking Customers

Ripple has struck a deal to offer its blockchain technology for cross-border payments to Finastra's banking customers.

DNB is Launching a New Mobile App Through the Open Banking Platform Nordic API Gateway.

Norway's largest bank, DNB, is launching a new version of its mobile app, powered by the open banking platform Nordic API Gateway.

NatWest First UK Bank to Unveil Biometric Credit Card

The first biometric fingerprint credit card issued by a UK bank begins its three-month national trial today. NatWest is piloting cutting-edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 150 customers, in partnership with Mastercard and Gemalto, a Thales Company.

Barclays Joins the Price War, Launches First Zero-Fee ETNs

With financial institutions increasingly starting to offer their products for free, such as zero-commission stock trading, Barclays Plc has joined in, by starting the first no-fee exchange-traded notes (ETNs) in the United States.

Connected Insurance USA Set to Welcome 700+ on Return to Chicago in 2019

Building on its previous success, Insurance Nexus are delighted to announce the return of the Connected Insurance USA Summit, which will take place November 20-21 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago Illinois.

Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank chooses TAS Group solutions to manage payments for its corporate clients worldwide

TAS has announced that its agreement with Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank (“AGTB”), is now operational. The contract is being managed through its subsidiary TAS Helvetia S.A. and covers the supply of software solutions for the creation and management of a payment hub for correspondent banks around the world.

Euro area card payments double in a decade

The number of card payments in the euro area have more than doubled in a decade as consumers increasingly dispense with the hassle of carrying notes and coins.

JPMorgan invests $25 million in fintech start-ups

JPMorgan Chase & Cois investing $25 million to support fintech start-ups that help low-income Americans be more financially healthy

Starling introduces online banking to its business customers

Starling Bank is moving beyond the mobile to add an online banking option for its 66,000 business and sole trader account customers.

Gresham and ANZ partnership progresses innovative cash management solution

Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company provides further details of its recent strategic licensing agreement with ANZ for a new and innovative cash management solution.

MANSA BANK Chooses Sopra Banking Software for its Launch

MANSA BANK, an all-new bank in Côte d’Ivoire, has decided to implement Sopra Banking Amplitude in order to meet its ambitious development goals.

Visa Names Novo the Overall Winner in the U.S. via the Visa Everywhere Initiative Challenge

The no-fee banking platform Novo has been selected as the overall winner of the 2019 U.S. edition of the Visa Everywhere Initiative (VEI).

Wirecard signs cooperation agreement with SoftBank's Brightstar

Wirecard has signed a memorandum of understanding with SoftBank’s Brightstar and anticipates “significant transaction volume” out of the deal.

China’s central bank issues a 3-year FinTech development plan

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) on Thursday released (in Chinese) a three-year plan with the aim to strengthen support for the fintech sector and curb its risks.

Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India

China’s Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks.

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase

Barclays is ending their relationship with Coinbase that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Apple, Goldman Sachs start issuing Apple Cards to consumers

Apple and Goldman Sachs rolled out a virtual credit card, which will help Apple diversify from device sales and also build out the Wall Street bank’s new consumer business.