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On Aug 20, 2020
@FrankJSchwab shared
RT @Xbond49: Early stage #fintech hit hardest from #pandemic https://t.co/IRrvbxhpYY #VentureCapital #Covid_19 @Karunk @psb_dc @Milletolivier @leimer @SpirosMargaris @efipm @djamesarmstrong @RAlexJimenez @WFSULLIVAN3 @FinMKTG @enricomolinari @jblefevre60 @ShiCooks @labordeolivier @AkwyZ https://t.co/UkgLmQo5l4
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Early Stage Fintech Hit Hardest From Pandemic

Early Stage Fintech Hit Hardest From Pandemic

2020 has seen continuing success for established fintech startups but has been disastrous for many early-stage startups with lack of investment. There are hopeful signs on the horizon with ...

On Aug 19, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Exclusive: 5 principles of creative disruption, ActiveQuote, in The Insurtech Magazine https://t.co/ulq08EjKLx by @fintechf 2020-08-19 13:31:31
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Exclusive: 5 principles of creative disruption, ActiveQuote, in The Insurtech Magazine

Exclusive: 5 principles of creative disruption, ActiveQuote, in The Insurtech Magazine

As the pandemic forces insurers to reassess processes and  technology, we ask insurtech pioneer Dr Richard Theo, founder of the […]

On Aug 20, 2020
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DBS Ex-Chief Innovation Officer Neal Cross Recounts His Journey from Banker to Entrepreneur https://t.co/kmVoOs5rTz by @fintechsin 2020-08-20 07:45:54
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DBS Ex-Chief Innovation Officer Neal Cross Recounts His Journey from Banker to Entrepreneur

DBS Ex-Chief Innovation Officer Neal Cross Recounts His Journey from Banker to Entrepreneur

Neal Cross, DBS Bank's former CIO, now chairman and co-founder of wealthtech startup PictureWealth, talks about his entrepreneurship journey, Asia's super-apps, and more.

On Aug 20, 2020
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This Week in Fintech: The FTT Bi-Weekly News Roundup https://t.co/g1aht57SLa by @thefintechtimes 2020-08-20 11:01:03
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This Week in Fintech: The FTT Bi-Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Fintech: The FTT Bi-Weekly News Roundup

Our Thursday curation of the latest fintech news across Europe, MENA, the US and beyond: The Fintech Times' Bi-weekly News Roundup.

On Aug 20, 2020
@sytaylor shared
RT @11FS: Fintech is only 1% finished. Aye, @sytaylor? 👀 Read this interview with Simon from @thecapital_io to learn: 🏦 How incumbents should approach #innovation 💳 How consumer attitudes are shifting 🔎 Why there's still PLENTY of room for disruption Dig in👇 https://t.co/foTkR15uKt
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On Aug 19, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
RT @enricomolinari: UK fintech founders call for more government support on #Covid19 TY @Finextra @enricomolinari #fonserv #paytech #payments @Xbond49 @jblefevre60 @JimMarous @SpirosMargaris @andi_staub @TheRudinGroup @RAlexJimenez @psb_dc @KirkDBorne @ipfconline1 @ShiCooks https://t.co/DdoxFlyDPp
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Covid-19: UK fintech founders call for more government support

Covid-19: UK fintech founders call for more government support

Only a quarter of UK fintech firms believe that the government has supported the sector well through the Covid-19 crisis, according to a survey of founders, with two thirds claiming that ...

On Aug 18, 2020
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Moov raises $5.5m for open source banking platform https://t.co/F3seUox64t by @Finextra 2020-08-19 00:01:00
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Moov raises $5.5m for open source banking platform

Moov raises $5.5m for open source banking platform

Moov Financial, the US startup behind an open source embedded banking platform, has raised $5.5 million in a seed funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures.

On Aug 19, 2020
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First Mover: Money Legos Turn ‘Exuberant’ as Chainlink Stripped of ‘DeFi’ https://t.co/1S6PaEzdIJ by @Coindesk 2020-08-19 12:51:45
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First Mover: Money Legos Turn ‘Exuberant’ as Chainlink Stripped of ‘DeFi’

First Mover: Money Legos Turn ‘Exuberant’ as Chainlink Stripped of ‘DeFi’

This year's growth in the cryptocurrency subsector DeFi has been so remarkable that some analysts are now calling the phenomenon "exuberant."