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This week’s FU!

FinTech Uncut, or FU for short, is back! If you don’t have time to watch, here are links to stuff we spoke about:- Starling is expecting to post record profits for 2023 Part of this is fuelled by their SME strategy, which is a good thing considering this news  They’re also opening a fourth office in the UK which…

Things worth reading: 13th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan Chase Shuts Down Fintech Website, Says Founder Lied About Size of Customer Base Crypto billionaires lost $116B since March World Bank predicts sharp economic downturn, hitting developing countries hardest Bank of Canada may lose billions in coming years, think tank warns What finance needs to know about central…

Things worth reading: 12th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … JP Morgan Says Startup Founder Used Millions Of Fake Customers To Dupe It Into An Acquisition Fintech Stocks Lag Behind The Rest Of The Market — Should You Buy Or Sell? SMEs eye moving business to challenger bank Stride Bank and Chime Continue Banking Services Agreements Multiple Danish Banks…

Things worth reading: 11th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Global recession warning as World Bank cuts economic forecast Banks Are Fleeing Crypto. Bitcoin Investors Should Be Worried. Hackers hit websites of Danish central bank, other banks Bank of England criticises UK banks’ risk management systems Central banks must not lead fight on climate change, says Fed chief Data…

Things worth reading: 10th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … UK fintech funding tumbles amid global slowdown, but London remains well ahead of global rivals Starling Bank to see profits quadruple this year as bank now a ‘big player’ Dozens of traders at London crypto fund became millionaires before market collapsed Swiss central bank posts biggest loss in its…

Things worth reading: 9th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs layoffs are slated to hit within days and could target up to 4,000 employees India’s Paytm bank gets central bank nod to name new CEO Jack Ma to give up control of fintech giant Ant Group Russia’s Sberbank tokenizes gold as digital asset Bitcoin or gold? Beware…

Things worth reading: 6th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … The Biden administration steps into the banks v. fintech war Five trends to watch in fourth-quarter bank earnings New York Attorney General Sues Founder of Collapsed Crypto Bank Danske Bank Forfeits $2 Billion After Pleading Guilty to Fraud Fintech giant Ant Group gets green light for $1.5 billion fundraising…

Things worth reading: 5th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … How Denmark Put an End to Bank Robberies 5 of the Most Daring Bank Heists Digital Wallets Could Cost Banks Billions in Lost Payments Income Why Bitcoin Supporters Organized a ‘Bank Run’ on Crypto Exchanges How Should The Fintech Industry React To A Global Recession? Fintech deals for banks…

Things worth reading: 4th January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Why is it still so hard for female fintech founders to get VC funding? There wasn’t a single bank robbery in Denmark last year Four industry experts predict the state of UK fintech in 2023 US regulators warn banks over cryptocurrency risks Beware the Dangers of Crypto Regulation Crypto…

Things worth reading: 3rd January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Societe Generale creates new French retail bank Bank branches ‘still vital’ as squeezed UK households seek cash and advice Can Starling Bank stand on its own two feet? What do fintech innovations mean for capital markets? Buy Now, Pay Later Method Could Boost This Fintech ETF 11 predictions for…

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