ECB: Digital euro will be a complement to cash, not a replacement

European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Fabio Panetta has claimed that despite the growth in digital currency, there is still a huge demand for physical cash.

Wagely bags $5.6m strategic funding to grow earned wage access platform

Indonesian FinTech startup Wagely has secured $5.6m in a strategic funding round led by Intergra Partners.

Sentiance underlines retail banking innovation importance, key banking trends

A blogpost by data science and behaviour change firm Sentiance has highlighted the growing importance of hyper-personalization in the retail banking sector.

Veriff, Monese partner to offer secure digital banking services to Europe

Estonian identity verification firm Veriff has teamed with mobile money app Monese to provide strengthened and secure digital banking services to European consumers.

Klarna unveils new comparison shopping service across European markets

Swedish buy now pay later (BNPL) juggernaut Klarna has launched its Comparison Shopping Service (CSS) in 21 markets across Europe.

India leads in FinTech market, ahead of US in financial innovation, US lawmaker says

India is the "fastest-growing" FinTech market in the world and far ahead of the US in terms of financial innovation, Republican Senator Steve Daines said.

What Nubank and Klarna’s colossal rounds from last week reveal about the FinTech industry

While Nubank’s massive Series G round and Klarna's $40bn valuation may have secured the most headlines last week, CyberTech and cryptocurrency ventures bagged the most capital injections.

Virgin Money teams with 9Spokes to aid business banking development

Virgin Money has partnered with New Zealand-based FinTech company 9Spokes to help support the development of the former’s business banking proposition.

HKMA launches strategy for bolstering Hong Kong FinTech market

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has unveiled a new strategy for driving FinTech development in Hong Kong.

Bottlepay unveils cross-border payments app in Europe

Real-time global payments system Bottlepay has rolled out its payments app across Europe.

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Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

ThreatX collects $20m investment to support move into new verticals

Web application and API protection service ThreatX has scored $10m in funding to support its move into new verticals.

Finley secures $3m seed funding to support new product launch

Debt capital raise and management solution Finley has bagged $3m in seed funding, alongside launch of credit facility management tools.

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