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Things worth reading: 3rd November 2023

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC becomes first bank in the world to offer tokenised gold ( NatWest combs customer accounts – and tells them to go vegetarian ( Dutch fintech Fero raises $3M to reduce checkout abandonment of online purchases – Revolut appoints new UK boss as it struggles to get banking…

Things worth reading: 28th September 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Fortress Trust Sale to Ripple is Canceled ( Project Mariana: Cross-border exchange of wholesale CBDCs using automated market-makers ( Complacency of London’s stock exchange boss leaves the City in deep trouble Historian explains why men are actually obsessed with the Roman Empire ( Bank ring-fencing reforms to come into…

Things worth reading: 17th July 2023

Things we’re reading today include … The fintech funding slump, by the numbers | TechCrunch Goldman-Backed Fintech Raisin to Boost Deposits to €50 Billion – Bloomberg XRP Jumps Past BNB to Become 4th Largest Cryptocurrency; Funding Rates Surge ( Barclays Bank opens ‘pop up’ in shopping centre but has left shoppers fuming – Birmingham Live …

The Office of the CFO

I stumbled over this phrase the other day – The Office of the CFO – and thought it was interesting. It’s interesting because, as a Chief Financial Officer, CFO, you need to show knowledge and depth about money. That’s your job. So, as a CFO, what would you do today? Place money in a bank…

Things worth reading: 21st June 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Major Bank Reveals A $15 Trillion Earthquake Could Be Headed For The Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB, XRP, Cardano, Dogecoin, Tron, Solana And Polygon Price Bitcoin Hits a Six-Week High as Financial Titans Step Up Crypto Initiatives Deutsche Bank Applies for Digital Asset License in Germany as TradFi Pushes Further Into…

Things worth reading: 20th June 2023

Things we’re reading today include … The Bank of England must pay for wrecking Britain’s economy Bank of England races to prevent future bond market collapse as interest rates rise Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey has run out of excuses Philippines and India sign fintech MoU How to estimate economic value of crypto: Sygnum Bank…

WebAccountPlus Announces Partnership with Leading Global Fintech Influencer: Chris Skinner

I’ve invested in quite a few start-ups like Meniga, Moven and 11FS. Here’s a new one! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WebAccountPlus Announces Partnership with Leading Global Fintech Influencer and Best-Selling Author, Chris Skinner, to Join Advisory Board and Become Shareholder Zurich / Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland – WebAccountPlus, the pioneering digital corporate advisor and world’s first ecosystem…

Things worth reading: 14th March 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Silicon Valley Bank collapse: Global financial stocks lose $456 billion amid contagion fears The Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, Contagion, and Containment Silicon Valley Bank’s demise disrupts the disruptors in tech Bank rule fight looms in Washington in aftermath of SVB collapse Signature Bank Collapse Sends Shockwaves Through the Broadway…

Things worth reading: 22nd February 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Which European banking app is winning the race for customers? The Investors Who Still Think Crypto Can Make Them Rich Silicon Valley Bank profit squeeze in tech downturn attracts short sellers Deutsche Bank Completes Asset Management Test With Memento Blockchain, Putting Domani’s DEXTF Tokens Into Focus Online bank Bunq…

Things worth reading: 9th February 2023

Things we’re reading today include: Merge Or Perish: 25 Struggling Fintech Startups How Ant fell into fintech’s middle-income trap Me? A Bank CEO?: First Direct’s boss on his unusual route to the top Nine global banks invest $45 mln in carbon credit platform Hoarding ‘Britcoin’ to be banned over bank run fears under Sunak’s digital…

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