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On May 20, 2020
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RT @psb_dc: Startups in a post-coronavirus world: how will the crisis impact fintech? #FinTech #FinServ #Startup #Innovation cc @stessacohen @MaryMWisniewski @Jane_Barratt @peggymangot @leimer @ploberman @AlexH_Johnson @SpirosMargaris https://t.co/v46Auo6mpQ via @bbva https://t.co/udG0Vc9C2o
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Startups in a post-coronavirus world: how will the crisis impact fintech?

Startups in a post-coronavirus world: how will the crisis impact fintech?

The coronavirus crisis may lead to a series of changes forcing many companies to rethink their business models.

On May 20, 2020
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Nesta promotes Open Banking apps to support mental health https://t.co/2Da1G1IkNy by @Finextra
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Nesta promotes Open Banking apps to support mental health

Nesta promotes Open Banking apps to support mental health

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May), new research from the Open Up 2020 Challenge reveals money worries are negatively impacting the mental health of a quarter (23%) of the ...

On May 21, 2020
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Sirius Ventures leads seed funding in SG fintech firm ShuttleOne https://t.co/1Kh49etkWN
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Sirius Ventures leads seed funding in SG fintech firm ShuttleOne

Sirius Ventures leads seed funding in SG fintech firm ShuttleOne

The fresh funding will be used to expand the company’s operations in Malaysia and Indonesia and to launch its services in Thailand and the Philippines.

On May 21, 2020
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HK Banks See Fintech More As Opportunity Than Threat – Study https://t.co/zgzIKrEyMd
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HK Banks See Fintech More As Opportunity Than Threat – Study

HK Banks See Fintech More As Opportunity Than Threat – Study

Over the next ten years, banks expect to continue to play a key role in fintech innovation and adoption, and are confident they will not be displaced by new competitors.

On May 21, 2020
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Dominoes have fallen – what insurance learnings have we so far from COVID-19 business disruption? https://t.co/v0T7FUu1Kt by @BernardLunn
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Dominoes have fallen – what insurance learnings have we so far from COVID-19 business disruption?

Dominoes have fallen – what insurance learnings have we so far from COVID-19 business disruption?

image When this article was first posted in late February 2020 the COVID-19 outbreak was still focused on China, but its effects were menacing the globe.  At that time the concern was ...

On May 20, 2020
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Cause and effect: how market volatility breeds innovation https://t.co/3Hse2sFb65 by @FintechDirect
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Cause and effect: how market volatility breeds innovation

Cause and effect: how market volatility breeds innovation

The global economy is teetering within unstable financial markets, writes Walter Peczon, Executive Vice President, Sales at Velox Clearing. As world financial indices first began …

On May 21, 2020
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B Capital leads $60m Series B funding in Indian fintech startup Khatabook https://t.co/F5896M27xW
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B Capital leads $60m Series B funding in Indian fintech startup Khatabook

B Capital leads $60m Series B funding in Indian fintech startup Khatabook

In March this year, former India Cricket captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, invested an undisclosed amount in the startup.

On May 21, 2020
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RT @nickcrocker: Thrilled to join forces with W23 as Eucalyptus goes to the next level 🚀 https://t.co/S0JAMZaUrS
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Woolworths joins $8 million funding round for consumer startup Eucalyptus

Woolworths joins $8 million funding round for consumer startup Eucalyptus

The supermarket giant has made its first private startup investment, joining an $8 million funding round for digital consumer products maker Eucalyptus.