Commerzbank cuts 4,300 jobs in company revamp that will see it “invest significantly in...

Frankfurt-based Commerzbank will reduce its workforce by 4,300 people and close 200 branches amidst struggles with falling revenues.

Stripe lands $35bn valuation after closing a new $250m Series F funding round

The payment processing unicorn Stripe has joined the Silicon Valley elite after netting a $250m funding round and a $35bn valuation.

iPad POS solution TouchBistro raises CAD $158m in funding round

TouchBistro, an iPad POS and integrated payment solution for restaurants, has raised CAD $158m ($118.9m) in its Series E.

Google moves to leverage the Indian growth of digital payment with new Google Pay...

Google Pay is expanding in India with a new platform for merchants. The Spot Platform will empower businesses owners to create branded commercial experiences that bridge the offline and online worlds.

Petal secures a new $300m debt facility from Jefferies

Credit card startup Petal has received $300m in debt capital from global investment bank Jefferies, adding to a previous $30m facility last year.

Rocket Internet nets $605m as the German FinTech sector could overtake the UK after...

The backer and incubator of several FinTech companies Rocket Internet has had a smashing start of 2019.

GoCardless unveils US debit solution

UK-based payments scaleup GoCardless has launched a US debit solution.

What do FinTech and RegTech stakeholders think about the new Australian senate committee investigating...

Last week the Australian senate announced it would launch a new select committee to ensure the FinTech and RegTech sectors keep growing and remain compliant. Now, industry leaders have revealed what they think about it.

Banks fear open-banking and tech titans as non-cash payments soar around the world

The world is in the midst of a cashless payment boom. However, many banks will not take the steps to embrace open banking and fear the looming threat of big tech companies’ competition.

What FinTech leaders can learn about succession planning from Jack Ma stepping down

The Alibaba founder has left his role as a chairman of the e-commerce giant in way that can provide some tips for other founders on how to create their own succession plans.

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