IBM uses blockchain to improve cross-border payments and teams up with Dream Payments

IBM has announced a new blockchain banking solution to help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments.

Dominode raises $1.3m for Blockchain identity solution

Dominode has secured $1.3m in funding to develop a suite of solutions to protect, secure and authenticate digital identity.

solarisBank launches Blockchain Factory to become leader in crypto, blockchain market

Germany-based solarisBank has launched Blockchain Factory, in a bid to the lead banking support for the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.

BitPesa buys TransferZero to ‘plant deeper roots’ in Europe

BitPesa, a blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe, has purchased TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform.

Arival Bank has raised £1.87m in a pre-Series A equity crowdfunding campaign

Singapore-based Arival Bank has pulled in £1.87m in a pre-Series A equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.

Does new Libra rival Saga have what it takes to appease regulators?

The founder of Libra rival Saga reveals why he believes the new digital currency might be more successful than the Facebook project.

Deloitte backs blockchain financial inclusion startup Humaniq

Blockchain-based banking startup Humaniq has landed backing from professional services giant Deloitte. The size of the round is undisclosed.

Blockchain RegTech startup Coinfirm launches AMLT token

Coinfirm, a blockchain compliance & analytics platform, is set to release a dedicated token to build an open financial system and bring cryptocurrencies into the mainstre

Blockchain Capital closes Fund IV on $150m hard cap

San Francisco-based Blockchain Capital has closed its fourth venture vehicle on its $150m hard cap.

Blockchain security provider BitGo closes $57.5m Series B

BitGo, a blockchain security company, has raised $57.5m in Series B funding.

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How the coronavirus has affected the RegTech industry

The coronavirus has forced the global economy to grind into a halt. While the RegTech industry is not left unscathed, there are opportunities for those that look.

Neobank HM Bradley has officially launched

The US-based digital bank HMBradley has officially launched its services for the thousands of would-be users on its waitlist.

The FCA reminds banks that not all their employees need to be at the...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told banks, building societies and credit unions that they need to carefully consider which of their workers should be able to work remotely in order to deal with COVID-19 appropriately.

Monzo’s founder won’t take out any salary for 12 months to help the company...

UK challenger bank Monzo has taken additional steps to protect the business against the pandemic-induced financial downturn. And it's not alone.

FinTechs could see rise in customers following the coronavirus pandemic

While FinTechs might be fearing the impact of the coronavirus on their business, it might actually be a beneficial thing for them, a study from financial advisory firm deVere Group claims.