Top news of the week: 06.10.2020.

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Fintech

On Oct 4, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Fintech startup Currensea, founded by two former investment bankers, is launching its business debit card. Check out the pitch deck it used to fund its expansion. https://t.co/fRAFlXyxg2 by @biuk 2020-10-04 23:01:00
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Fintech startup Currensea, founded by two former investment bankers, is launching its business debit card. Check out the pitch deck it used to fund its expansion.

Fintech startup Currensea, founded by two former investment bankers, is launching its business debit card. Check out the pitch deck it used to fund its expansion.

"After a holiday in 2017 we were hit by annoying bank fees and we said 'we want to be able to pay from our bank account without getting slammed from charges.'"

On Oct 5, 2020
@annairrera shared
Special Report: Plastic pandemic - COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream https://t.co/9rajzS7kGE
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Special Report: Plastic pandemic - COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream

Special Report: Plastic pandemic - COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a rush for plastic.

On Oct 4, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
RT @BetaMoroney: #fintech now a force of #innovation within #realestate; both #residential & #commercial #property. @westfaironline @BetaDigitalLtd @RAlexJimenez @FGraillot @mofitzp100 @efipm @Damien_CABADI @dinisguarda @leimer @psb_dc @Visible_Banking @stratorob @maxjcm https://t.co/1fpsCPHhbj
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The Next Big Thing?: 10 fintechs changing the real estate world

The Next Big Thing?: 10 fintechs changing the real estate world

Ten fintech companies are making a profound impact on the commercial and residential real estate industries.

On Oct 3, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
High computational costs keep #AI research unequal https://t.co/0gSsLVlvBv #innovation
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The growing inequality of doing AI research

The growing inequality of doing AI research

Just a handful of big companies are able to afford top-flight AI research.

On Oct 5, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Zopa appoints mobile fintech expert as CTO https://t.co/8vrul1pFBg by @p2pfinancenews 2020-10-05 08:33:48
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Zopa appoints mobile fintech expert as CTO

Zopa appoints mobile fintech expert as CTO

Zopa has named Andrew Hawkins as its new chief technology officer. He replaces Ronen Benchetrit, who has joined dating app Bumble as chief technology officer. Hawkins has been described as ...

On Oct 2, 2020
@leimer shared
RT @NikMilanovic: And what a week it's been: - @GoldmanSachs buying $2.5B of debt; new @Marcus leadership - @GustoHQ Wallet - @creditkarma checking - @LendingTree open banking - @finicity lending - @StarlingBank... branches? - @TransferWise 2x profit - and a @NAB superapp https://t.co/EGn1gX63qe
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This Week in Fintech (10/2)

This Week in Fintech (10/2)

Hello Fintech Friends, We have a new website! (And always welcome more testimonials…) In our request for Fintech Geo Deep-Dive preferred dates, October 16th and November 13th tied at 35 ...

On Oct 5, 2020
@Mellinghoff shared
RT @FintechGermany: Apply now for Bundesbank #Innovation Challenge @TechQuartier #AI #BigData #ML #Bundesbank #Centralbank #ECB @FrankfurtFinTEC https://t.co/6pCuHnCNLa
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Bundesbank Innovation Challenge

Bundesbank Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge is a 3-day boot camp tailored for startups with innovative technologies focusing on AI and Big Data.

On Oct 4, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
The social returns of investing in scientific #innovation https://t.co/3TbaQnOusD
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The social returns of investing in scientific innovation

The social returns of investing in scientific innovation

Government spending on R&D is at a 60-year low as a percentage of the federal budget.