The Local Enterprise Panel, chaired by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, has launched a £20m regeneration fund that "will re-energise the capital’s high streets by embracing the city’s incredible talent for creativity and technological innovation". read more ..
The Prime Minister embarked on a trade mission to south-east Asia, taking with him FinTech specialists from across the UK.
Mobilearth, an omni-channel mobile banking provider, has added Belize-based Heritage International Bank to its network, with the bank now using Mobilearth’s mobile and online banking solutions.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba and consumer products maker Unilever have entered a strategic partnership in a deal that will expand the multinational’s reach in China.
Recent figures reveal that bitcoin has grown 25 per cent faster than the internet did in its early stages and investment in the digital currency is set to reach $800 million this year.
Virtual Piggy, a mobile wallet developer, has released an iOS update to its family payment application, enabling additional money transfer capabilities using peer-to-peer technology.
Ripple Labs, a payments technology company and supporter of the Ripple protocol, has named Michael S. Barr, former official at the US Department of the Treasury, as an advisor to the company.
Snapchat is reportedly working on a secret ‘special product’ with Hearst Corporation, which publishes magazines such as Esquire and Cosmopolitan.
TD Bank, one of America’s largest lending firms, has signed a partnership agreement with MasterCard, enabling TD debit and prepaid card transactions to be processed through its Maestro network.
Zooz, an omni-channel payments platform, has entered into a strategic partnership with Bitnet, an enterprise bitcoin payments processor. Merchants will now be able to accept bitcoin on the Zooz payment platform.
The Dutch bank is set to become the first financial institution in Europe to introduce hands-free mobile banking by introducing a voice-controlled option within its app.
The bank has launched a new A$50m (£23.4m) fund that will invest in payments and mobile banking start-ups, as it seeks to increase its focus on ‘customer-led innovation’.
MoneyGram, a money transfer and payment services provider, has released a new mobile application that will allow users to use its bill paying service on their smartphones.
We hear about them all the time, but what exactly are micropayment? In this infographic you’ll find out how micropayment models such as Free-to-Play, Virtual Currencies and Digital Wallets are revolutionising how we spend money online.
Smartwatches and payment wristbands will continue to grow within the mobile payments sector, driving more than $500 billion in transactions by 2020, according to a Tractica report.
Twitter users can now buy ‘Katy Perry’s Mad Potion’, the singer's new perfume, directly through her pop-up shop Twitter account, @katyperrypopup.