Ten new fintech startups have won places in Startupbootcamp FinTech’s Asian programme, including companies involved in blockchain technologies, financial Inclusion and wealth management.
HDFC Bank will become the first Indian bank to launch a mobile banking app for the Apple Watch.
Samsung Research America, a subsidiary of the South Korean technology giant, is working with blockchain technology in order to create new transaction verification software.
Auckland based taxi app Zoomy has secured major funding in order to rival Uber in New Zealand and Australia after investors purchased 50 per cent of the company for an undisclosed amount.
Australia’s new fintech hub Stone & Chalk will be headed by Alex Scandurra, who will return from Barclays’ London Accelerator programme to support the development of Australian fintech startups.
Nigeria’s central bank will limit the amount commercial bank customers can spend abroad using their debit cards as part of a ploy to rescue the country’s struggling currency.