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We talked to 10 Robinhood insiders about how the $6 billion trading app botched a launch so badly Congress got involved

Robinhood, the $6 billion stock-trading app aimed at millennials, told users its new checking and savings accounts were insured. They weren't.
Oxford University.

Bankers are rushing to take Oxford University’s fintech courses before robots take their jobs

One of the subjects on offer, AI, could lead to the dismissal or resignation of more than 1.3 million US bankers by 2030.

Facebook just took the wraps off Libra, a new cryptocurrency that will let anyone in the world pay with their smartphone

Facebook is embarking on a wildly ambitious project to build a new global financial infrastructure — and Uber, Spotify, and PayPal are involved.

TransferWise customers can soon send money out of Malaysia with ‘no hidden mark-ups’

This makes Malaysia TransferWise's fourth country in Asia to enjoy its remittance service after Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong.

Singapore FinTech Festival and SWITCH will combine this year to synergise fintech and deep tech solutions

For the first time, the conference will feature sustainability as a theme.

WATCH LIVE — IGNITION: Transforming Finance livestream from the New York Stock Exchange on June 10

Hear from top execs from Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Citi, BNY Mellon, Barclays, and Morgan Stanley as they talk industry transformation on June 10.
Frances Sy pays for her coffee with cryptocurrency at the opening of Ducatus cafe, the first cashless cafe that accepts cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, in Singapore

A record $117 billion in fintech deals have been done this year as cashless payments soar in popularity

Global financial technology deals have hit a record this year amid companies competing for consumer data and cashless trends.
Michael Rolph, cofounder of Yoyo.

Mastercard links up with UK payments fintech Yoyo Wallet in a ‘real statement of intent’

Yoyo is a payments mechanism which provides users with access to loyalty schemes as part of their app at a variety of merchants and retailers.

UK startup fintech TrueLayer just won funding from China’s Tencent and Singaporean wealth fund Temasek

The $35 million funding round, which is expected to close on Tuesday, is set to help fuel the company's expansion further into Europe and Asia.
Logos of China UnionPay are seen on bank cards in this photo illustration taken in Beijing

UK fintech Tribe Payments is partnering with UnionPay as part of the Chinese giant’s ‘aggressive’ push into Europe

"Visa and Mastercard run the show, but UnionPay have a big ambition in this region and we are the first to offer their platform here."