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Ian Rand, (center) CEO of Barclays Business Bank, and Anil Stocker (right) co-founder & CEO of MarketInvoice.

UK fintech MarketInvoice wins backing from Barclays and Santander as banking disruption gathers pace

Barclays and Santander are funding the UK fintech as part of a £56 million "series B" round, demonstrating a disruptive shift in consumer banking.
Smoooth Dogg

Rapper Snoop Dogg is partnering with Swedish fintech unicorn Klarna, and has become a major shareholder

The Drop It Like It's Hot rapper has a history of investing in startups

Pakistan gets US$1 billion in remittances from Malaysia – and there’s now a blockchain service to send the money home

The new service will "redefine international money transfers" for Pakistan.
A visitor speaks to Baidu's robot Xiaodu at the 2015 Baidu World Conference in Beijing, China, September 8, 2015.

A fintech executive at JPMorgan explains why AI isn’t all it’s cracked up to be when it comes to helping people manage money

Colleen Briggs, head of community innovation at JPMorgan, said cash-strapped consumers aren't open to using fully-automated AI solutions.
Steve Dorval, head of innovation and advice at John Hancock

The head of innovation at $483 billion insurance giant John Hancock shared an anecdote about a fax machine to highlight the gap between fintechs and f...

John Dorval, head of innovation at insurance giant John Hancock, said startups and financial firms could do a better job of working together more efficiently.

New small businesses benefit the most from the convenience of QR payments in Singapore: NUS study

DBS' PayLah has helped to double the number of mobile payments in Singapore.
Robinhood co-founders and co-CEOs Baiju Bhatt and Vlad Tenev

Robinhood is launching high-interest, no-fee checking and savings accounts in its latest bid to ‘democratize America’s financial system...

Robinhood is offering checking and savings accounts to customers that will feature 3.0% interest rates and no fees.
Revolut cofounders Vlad Yatsenko, left, and Nikolay Storonsky.

Revolut secures European banking licence and is eyeing Asia and America next

Formed just three years ago Revolut already has 3.2 million customers and it looks set to gain more after gaining a European banking license.

This startup plans to take on CreditKarma by offering cash rewards for making smarter money decisions — here’s what it says about the futu...

Status Money plans to pay you for opening a credit card with a lower rate or moving your money into a higher-yielding savings account.