Fintech News

A portmanteau of “finance” and “technology”, the Fintech space refers to any business or start-up that merges technology and financial services. It is a rapidly growing industry that is becoming increasingly competitive, which is why it is paramount to ensure the right connections are made in the sector.

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Mastercard launches Start Path programme for crypto and blockchain

27 Jul 2021  / 

Mastercard is launching a version of its Start Path startup programme specifically for firms in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Read more.

UK fintech sector hits multibillion-pound peak of investor interest

23 Jul 2021  / 

Britain’s digital finance industry, more commonly known as the fintech sector, has hit a multibillion-pound peak of investor interest. Read more.

Visa to acquire Currencycloud

22 Jul 2021  / 

Visa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Currencycloud, a global platform that enables banks and fintechs to provide foreign exchange services for cross-border payments. Read more.

EU plans to make Bitcoin transfers more traceable

Proposed changes to EU law would force companies that transfer Bitcoin or other crypto-assets to collect details on the recipient and sender. Read more.

Mastercard simplifies card payments for crypto firms

21 Jul 2021  / 

Mastercard is using the USDC stablecoin to make it easier for people to spend their cryptocurrency with its cards. Read more.