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On May 12, 2020
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Blockchain Bites: Will Crypto See Any of the CBDC Action? https://t.co/hXM8UIlaaO by @Coindesk
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Blockchain Bites: Will Crypto See Any of the CBDC Action?

Blockchain Bites: Will Crypto See Any of the CBDC Action?

The world is growing comfortable with digital assets: JP Morgan banks crypto, England discusses CBDCs and Sheila Warren a place for privacy coins.

On May 13, 2020
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Blockchain Bites: FATF, Financial Inclusion and Banking Without Banks: A Look Ahead At Consensus, Day 3 https://t.co/XhX58kNTbL by @Coindesk
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Blockchain Bites: FATF, Financial Inclusion and Banking Without Banks: A Look Ahead at Consensus, Day 3

Blockchain Bites: FATF, Financial Inclusion and Banking Without Banks: A Look Ahead at Consensus, Day 3

Your guide to Consensus: Distributed, Day 3: FATF, DeFi and why Bitcoin is still king.

On May 13, 2020
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JPMorgan is first US bank to serve crypto exchanges as banking clients https://t.co/kgCE7vEqj3 by @Fintech_Futures
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JPMorgan is first US bank to serve crypto exchanges as banking clients

JPMorgan is first US bank to serve crypto exchanges as banking clients

Coinbase lost its previous banking support from Barclays in August 2019.

On May 13, 2020
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Mastercard teams with Italian firm for innovation lab in Israel https://t.co/UnmDq4WsoA by Payments_Source
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Mastercard teams with Italian firm for innovation lab in Israel

Mastercard teams with Italian firm for innovation lab in Israel

Mastercard is adding to its global network of innovation labs by partnering with Enel X, a mobility and smart-city startup, to open a center in the Israeli fintech hub of Be'er Sheva.

On May 13, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
Partnering For #Innovation: Selecting Your #Fintech And Maintaining The Partnership via @forbes https://t.co/LlS8KIZvq9 #finserv #banking
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Partnering For Innovation: Selecting Your Fintech And Maintaining The Partnership

Partnering For Innovation: Selecting Your Fintech And Maintaining The Partnership

By understanding fintechs and their industry, local financial institutions can be more prepared in their approach to finding the right partner.  

On May 13, 2020
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Artesian Solutions and Baringa Partners COVID-19 Relationship Banking Exclusive https://t.co/8HPnQ0ptCo by @thefintechtimes
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Artesian Solutions and Baringa Partners COVID-19 Relationship Banking Exclusive

Artesian Solutions and Baringa Partners COVID-19 Relationship Banking Exclusive

Artesian Solutions and Baringa Partners COVID-19 Relationship Banking Exclusive: Leading lenders agree it will take 1-2 years to establish a stable “New Normal” and digital investment will ...

On May 13, 2020
@cgledhill shared
22% of #fintech jobs at risk from coronavirus — but it could be much worse https://t.co/TUWCuMFcOn https://t.co/61bCJmkQN8
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22% of fintech jobs at risk from coronavirus — but it could be much worse

22% of fintech jobs at risk from coronavirus — but it could be much worse

The UK's biggest fintechs have begun laying people off but - on the whole - the sector is predicted to safeguard jobs better than most.

On May 13, 2020
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RPA startup FortressIQ raises $30 million https://t.co/JILD1nlws8 by @Kyle_L_Wiggers
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RPA startup FortressIQ raises $30 million

RPA startup FortressIQ raises $30 million

Robotic process automation startup FortressIQ raised $30 million in equity financing, bringing its total raised to $42 million.