Qatar Central Bank’s Governor Reveals Country is Developing Nationwide Fintech Strategy for Banking Sector

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB), revealed on December 8 that the nation’s central bank is in the process of developing the banking sector’s Fintech strategy. Qatar’s Fintech strategy is being created in cooperation with local financial institutions and local financial technology firms. The central bank plans to […]

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Spanish Fintech Firm Latinia Invests Undisclosed Amount in Flink, a Business to Consumer Mexican Neobank

Spanish Fintech firm Latinia revealed last week that it had invested (an undisclosed amount) in Flink, a business-to-customer (B2C) Mexican digital bank. The Barcelona-headquartered company said that it changed its usual business-to-business (B2B) strategy when investing in Flink, because of the increasing demand of neobanks in Latin American markets, particularly in Mexico. Flink’s management says […]

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Big Banks’ Small Business Loan Approvals Continue to Rise By Reaching New Record High in November 2019

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday the release of its latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, which revealed that the approval percentage fo small business loan applications at big banks (which are $10 billion+ in assets) inched up one-tenth of a percent to reach 28.1% in November 2019. Biz2Credict reported the private sector, nonfarm employment rose by […]

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Australia-based Neobank Volt Bank Reveals Details Regarding its New Savings Account and Interest Rate

Australia-based digital bank Volt Bank has revealed details regarding one of its most anticipated and soon-to-be-released banking products, a new type of savings account with a decent interest rate. Volt Bank’s official website says that the digital bank will provide a 2.15% maximum ongoing interest rate for savings accounts that have a balance of up […]

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UK Crypto Brokerage CoinBurp Now Seeking £300,000 in Funding Through Crowdcube Round

CoinBurp, a UK-based crypto brokerage, is now seeking £300,000 through its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2018, CoinBurp claims to be one of the largest crypto brokerages in the UK, with a turnover of £100 million. “CoinBurp’s mission is to create a uniquely user-friendly trading platform for everyone, with a long-term vision […]

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