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Open banking 2.0: Why everything’s changing

Open banking 2.0: Why everything’s changing

In the latest Rebank podcast, Louise Beaumont, co-chair of techUK‘s Open Banking & Payments Working Group and a member of the Open Banking Implementation Entitiy Working Group, Megan Caywood, chief platform officer at Starling Bank, a UK digital bank differentiating through open banking, ...

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Passport to the Regulators considers post-Brexit scenarios

Passport to the Regulators considers post-Brexit scenarios

The United Kingdom’s Emerging Payments Association (EPA) is bringing together seven representatives from across the European Union to discuss possible regulation should regulatory passporting not occur post-Brexit. Passport to the Regulators takes place Oct. 3 at K&L Gates, St. Pauls, ...

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Growthdeck announces merger, names CEO

Growthdeck announces merger, names CEO

United Kingdom-based investment platform Growthdeck has merged with Radius Equity to create what the companies are calling “a unique/premium VC-crowdfunding hybrid”. The new entity combines equity crowdfunding’s accessibility to capital with strong due diligence, investor reporting and customer service. Companies ...

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Goji aims to fill IFISA void

Goji aims to fill IFISA void

United Kingdom fintech provider Goji has launched with a specific focus and impressive client list. Goji’s initial focus is on the Innovative Finance Individual Savings Account (IFISA), a tax-free savings account similar to Canada’s Tax-Free Savings Account. They manage the ...

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Seedrs announces milestones

Seedrs announces milestones

A record-breaking 2015 highlights a list of achievements announced by United Kingdom-based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs this week. The platform, which debuted in July 2012, surpassed the £100 million investment mark as more than 38,000 investments were made on it last ...

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New SME platform “capitalises” on behavioral analytics

New SME platform “capitalises” on behavioral analytics

A new platform making use of behavioral analytics to objectively match loan profiles with appropriate products from more than 50 lenders launched at FinovateEurope this week. Capitalise allows small businesses to compare products from traditional, independent and alternative lenders. It ...

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No fee bank accounts to benefit millions in UK

No fee bank accounts to benefit millions in UK

Up to nine million financially marginalized people in the United Kingdom will benefit from new bank accounts which launched Jan. 1. The new accounts are the byproduct of an agreement between the government and the nine biggest banks which was ...

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