The Daily Dig for Wed., June 15

Canada’s big banks changing, not shedding, branches

Smaller locations and “flexible and adaptable” footprints are parts of Canadian big banks’ strategies to adapt to changing customer needs, David Berman writes.

How to regulate Jakarta’s P2P industry

As Jakarta considers how to regulate its marketplace lending industry, the experiences of other countries provide several options, Samudra Hutabarat writes.

Big banks warming to public cloud

The need to cut costs and increase storage capacity are two reasons big banks are starting to embrace the public cloud, Steven Norton reports.

VC’s versus crowdfunders: The reckoning

Both are being used by early stage companies to attract investment, pitting them against each other in many cases. Hugo Greenhalgh reports.

States considering how to regulate marketplace lending

Online small business lenders are attracting attention from regulators fearing predatory practices. Michael Bologna considers next steps.

Digital financial adoption low in Nigeria

There are several reasons why Nigerians haven’t adopted digital financial services as much as others, writes Jonah Nwokpoku.

Fintech startups looking at blockchain

Faircent is one of several companies considering blockchain technology. Learn more here.