Fintech In Asia – 2 New “Regulatory Sandboxes” Announced in Hong Kong, Whilst A Third Gets An Upgrade. Good News
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PSD2 Coming, But British Open Banking Regulation Already Ahead of the Game (So Long As It Stays Compliant) Says Payments
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International Payments Firm Smart Transfer Claim World First; Customers Can Swap Currencies, For Free, Over Social Media
A Hong Kong based borderless money transfer firm, Smart Transfer, officially launched its P2P mobile payment platform last week, allowing
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Travelling Malaysia Part II: A Singing Washing Machine & The Fintech Startup Scene
Edmund Ingham, PR and Content Manager at The Money Cloud on how the government is supporting fintech in Malaysia and
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Travelling Malaysia & Exploring It’s Fintech scene
By Edmund Ingham, PR & Communications Manager, The Money Cloud Fintech is a truly global phenomenon, and on behalf of
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10 Unexpected FinTech Developments Of 2017 (& What They Mean For The Industry)
Fintech is now one of the world’s best-known startup buzzwords, and with good reason. The fusion of the finance and
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Is Santander’s 100% Digital Openbank A Template For The Bank Of The Future?
Santander launched its latest product, the “100% digital” OpenBank last week amidst much fanfare and some bold new features and
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TerraPay & Yes Bank Partnership Allows Migrants To Make Real-Time Money Transfers To India
India is the world’s largest receiver of remittance inflows; some $62.7 billion was sent in 2016-17 – more than the
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A Goldman Sachs-backed Digital Payments Startup Just Launched A Fee-Free Money Transfer Service
It seems we may well be heading towards a world where, when sending money internationally, the only thing we need
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UK Mobile Payments Provider Monitise To Be Acquired By US-based Fiserv
An early fintech disruptor, Monitise achieved a colossal £2 billion valuation in 2014. The company, founded back in 2003, rose
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The 5 Best New Services For Sending Money Abroad
Over the past few years, thanks to the rise of a number of disruptive Financial Technology, otherwise known as FinTech
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Monetary Authority Singapore Signs MOU With ASBA
The Monetary Authority Singapore has agreed to share data and explore potential joint innovation projects with the Association of Supervisors
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Zopa Receives £32 Million From New Backers To Build “Next Generation” Bank
Zopa first launched in 2005 as a peer-to-peer lending site. Since then, it has lent over £1.8 billion and helped
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SWIFT Fights Trend Towards Fintech Alternatives With Launch Of GPI Cross-Border Payments Tracker
Whilst the world’s media obsess about Fintech and Blockchain technology, it’s easy to forget that SWIFT, The Society for Worldwide
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What are APIs And How Do Fintech Firms Use Them?
API stands for Application Programming Interface. In the banking world, APIs can be used by “third party” developers to access
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Japan Introduces Regulatory Sandbox For Fintech Startups
The Japanese government are set to make it easier for the country’s fintech startups to trial new services and technology.
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Revolut Attempts To Close Gap To Transferwise By Making Money Transfers Under £5k Free
The battle to be the best overseas money transfer service is hotting up. Revolut, has announced that it is scrapping
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London & Hong Kong’s Financial Bodies Join Forces To Support Global Fintech Innovation
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its Hong Kong equivalent, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a
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Infographic – The Money Cloud Recommends The Best Money Transfer Apps
If you are still using Western Union, Ria or your Bank to send money abroad, where have you been for
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PwC Report Reveals Banks Fears About Losing Revenues To Fintech Firms
88% percent of banks globally are becoming increasingly concerned about losing business revenues to Fintech challenger firms, whilst 82% would
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The Rise Of The Bitcoin ATM Machine
If a bitcoin ATM sounds like something of an oxymoron, let us explain. These machines, which are popping up more
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Can I Really Manage My Finances From A Smartphone App?
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Can Airwallex, with $13m Investment Led by Tencent, Become the Transferwise Of International B2B Money Transfer?
A new Melbourne, Australia based Fintech startup that has echoes of peer-to-peer money transfer service Transferwise but with more focus
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London & Hong Kong Financial Bodies Join Forces To Support Global Fintech Innovation
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its Hong Kong equivalent, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a
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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends & Predictions for 2017 Report
The Digital Banking Report have released their sixth annual survey into Retail Banking Trends & Predictions; removing friction from the
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Tencent Is Making It Easier For European Companies To Join Its Platform
There is nothing quite like WeChat in the Western World – not even the likes of Facebook can compete with
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Starling’s Developer Portal Has Launched and 3rd Parties Are Already Taking Advantage
Starling bank are arguably the UK’s most exciting Fintech “Challenger Bank” – that is, a new kind of firm offering
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The Big 4 Fintech Challenger Banks Changing The Way We Think About Personal Finance
The “Big 4” Challenger Banks London may not be the world’s biggest FinTech hub, but there is an argument that
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Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology Successfully Completes 1st Pilot
The Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed the first successful trial of a new Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) known as
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Payment Services Directive 2 Explained (& An Infographic!)
Call it bad timing, but no sooner had the European Union delivered the first Payment Service Directive (PSD), to provide
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6 Payments Apps That Are Great For SMEs
After trialling the product for some time over here, Square, the US based payments provider startup founded by Twitter CEO
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Azimo’s One-Tap Money Transfer Solution
Azimo created an industry first when the London-based Fintech startup launched an in-app function that allows users to send money
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Property Buzz: All You Need To Know About Real Estate Tech
In the past, real estate has often been seen as a business of relationships, reliant on contacts and personal connections.
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The Unbanked: How Social Networks Could Succeed Where Banks Have Failed
In the developed world, sending money domestically is as simple as logging onto online banking. If you want to transfer
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Here’s Everything You Should Know About The Right To Be Forgotten
Laws granting the ‘right to be forgotten’ might seem like they’re about isolated cases of image control. In fact, this
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Why Finance’s Future Finally Belongs To The Customer
Ever heard the saying, ‘the customer is always right’? In the financial services industry, that hasn’t always been true. But
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Fintech around the world – the top capitals of customer empowerment
Commentators from The Economist to Forbes have hailed the triumphant start of the fintech revolution. The financial industry is finally catching up with every
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Introducing Selfie Pay: An Unusual Use For Self-portraits
It started as a niche interest of tech-loving teens but soon grew into a social phenomenon. By the end of
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Why Tech-Driven Money Transfer Startups Are Cheaper Than Their Older Rivals
The fintech industry has exploded in recent years, slowly growing into niches once dominated by big finance. In the international
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What is currency pegging and why are we hearing so much about it?
The Danish krone and the Swiss franc are both making headlines because of ‘currency pegging’. With the franc causing havoc
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Big Data: The End Of Money Laundering?
According to recent PwC research, big data could be our most potent weapon yet in the fight against money laundering.
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