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Things worth reading: 12th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include …   Antonio Banderas to star in Hollywood’s first crowdfunded movie The City would have a strong hand to play post-Brexit Banks cull accounts in fight against corruption Financial messaging service SWIFT says banks responsible for own cybersecurity George Osborne …

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Things worth reading: 11th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA pledges to help fintech firms disrupt big banks ‘Difficult’ markets hurt Credit Suisse What would Donald Trump’s economic policy look like, and how does Hillary Clinton’s compare? Wall Street sees best rally for two months Rare 1933 penny …

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Things worth reading: 9th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Offshore finance: more than $12tn siphoned out of emerging countries Panama Papers report alleges New Zealand prime place for rich to hide money Nationwide raises mortgage borrowing age limit to 85 Sue your bank! Why it’s better to go …

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How peer-to-peer changes the financial world

P2P

Another factor of reimagining finance for the internet age is the very nature of person-to-person connectivity and peer-to-peer networking.  These two factors are very different and also different in the nature of how people are connecting.  In the developed world, we have the viral connectivity …

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Things worth reading: 29th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include: Turbulent markets hit Deutsche Bank profits Barclays is in need of more of a strategy Lloyds Banking Group reveals surge in buy-to-let lending RBS reports £968m quarterly loss Barclays offers PPI refunds to 10,000 RBS admits further delays in offloading …

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Things worth reading: 28th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA sets outs plans to improve debt markets Schäuble takes on bank secrecy in Germany after Panama Papers Barclays profits drop by a quarter Senior Barclays executive denies knowledge of Libor rate rigging Banks rethink prime brokerage Brexit would …

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Things worth reading: 27th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … China’s Ant Financial raises $4.5bn Standard Chartered shares jump 10% Bank of England official joins hedge fund Regulator widens inquiry into UK firms’ links with Panama Papers tax havens UK’s big four banks face £19bn in compensation, fines and …

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The new FinTech Bank

Fin Tech and mobile computing concept. Hand holding tablet

I launched ValueWeb in Singapore yesterday and my friend Vladislav Solodkiy, Managing Partner at FinTech VC Fund Life.SREDA, hosted the evening.  He was kind enough to share his speech with me, so I thought I’d copy it here and share with you.  Enjoy! From BaaS and neobanks …

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Things worth reading: 26th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s retail move follows the money The faces of Britain’s banknotes – in pictures Fast cash: The high-speed world of cloud-based finance RBS faces claims for £1bn in damages from small businesses Exclusive: SWIFT network says aware of multiple …

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Recent Posts

Things worth reading: 12th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include …   Antonio Banderas to star in Hollywood’s first crowdfunded movie The City would have a strong hand to play post-Brexit Banks cull accounts in fight against corruption Financial messaging service SWIFT says banks responsible for own cybersecurity George Osborne …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 11th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA pledges to help fintech firms disrupt big banks ‘Difficult’ markets hurt Credit Suisse What would Donald Trump’s economic policy look like, and how does Hillary Clinton’s compare? Wall Street sees best rally for two months Rare 1933 penny …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 9th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Offshore finance: more than $12tn siphoned out of emerging countries Panama Papers report alleges New Zealand prime place for rich to hide money Nationwide raises mortgage borrowing age limit to 85 Sue your bank! Why it’s better to go …

Read More »

How peer-to-peer changes the financial world

P2P

Another factor of reimagining finance for the internet age is the very nature of person-to-person connectivity and peer-to-peer networking.  These two factors are very different and also different in the nature of how people are connecting.  In the developed world, we have the viral connectivity …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 29th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include: Turbulent markets hit Deutsche Bank profits Barclays is in need of more of a strategy Lloyds Banking Group reveals surge in buy-to-let lending RBS reports £968m quarterly loss Barclays offers PPI refunds to 10,000 RBS admits further delays in offloading …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 28th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA sets outs plans to improve debt markets Schäuble takes on bank secrecy in Germany after Panama Papers Barclays profits drop by a quarter Senior Barclays executive denies knowledge of Libor rate rigging Banks rethink prime brokerage Brexit would …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 27th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … China’s Ant Financial raises $4.5bn Standard Chartered shares jump 10% Bank of England official joins hedge fund Regulator widens inquiry into UK firms’ links with Panama Papers tax havens UK’s big four banks face £19bn in compensation, fines and …

Read More »

The new FinTech Bank

Fin Tech and mobile computing concept. Hand holding tablet

I launched ValueWeb in Singapore yesterday and my friend Vladislav Solodkiy, Managing Partner at FinTech VC Fund Life.SREDA, hosted the evening.  He was kind enough to share his speech with me, so I thought I’d copy it here and share with you.  Enjoy! From BaaS and neobanks …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 26th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s retail move follows the money The faces of Britain’s banknotes – in pictures Fast cash: The high-speed world of cloud-based finance RBS faces claims for £1bn in damages from small businesses Exclusive: SWIFT network says aware of multiple …

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