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Leeds Building Society and Mambu to Enhance Core Banking Systems

Mambu, a cloud banking platform, and Leeds Building Society, the fifth largest building society in the UK, have entered a strategic partnership to help Leeds modernize its core banking system. By using Mambu, underpinned by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Leeds Building Society will have “an… Read More

Stockholm’s Brite Payments Appoints Luke Trayfoot to Key Executive Role

Brite Payments, an enabler of instant bank payments, announced that Luke Trayfoot has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), leading the Stockholm-headquartered fintech’s commercial efforts. The appointment of the former PayPal and Mangopay executive signifies “a new phase in Brite’s journey as it… Read More

Innovate UK and British Business Bank Sign MoU With Aim to Support Business Growth

Innovate UK and the British Business Bank have further strengthened their collaboration by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). As partners dedicated to fostering innovation and growth of UK businesses “across the country, this new collaboration will see the two organizations working even more closely… Read More

UK Business Activity Increased Across Most Industries – Research Report

Latest NatWest Regional PMI survey data showed business activity rising almost universally across the UK in March, “supported by a general upturn in demand.” Trends in employment remained “more mixed, with just over half of areas seeing growth in job numbers amid still-strong cost pressures.”… Read More

Bitpanda and Germany’s Largest Federal Bank LBBW to Offer Crypto Solutions for Corporate Clients

Bitpanda recently announce their strategic partnership with Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), which is reportedly Germany’s largest federal bank and with a balance sheet of more than 330 billion Euros (as well as a key institution in the German banking sector). Through this collaboration, LBBW will “utilize… Read More

SoFi’s New ETF Reports 13.07% Distribution

Launched in November of 2023, SoFi (NASDAQ:SOFI), a multi-faceted Fintech that provides banking services, introduced an ETF [exchange traded fund] that aims to emulate the higher returns expected from bigger money. The ETF, THTA, was launched in partnership with Tidal Investments LLC and ZEGA Financial… Read More

Digital Asset Friendly Bank, Bison Bank, Reports Revenue Rise of 240%

Lisbon, Portgul-based Bison Bank says it has seen revenues increase by 240% in 2023 when compared to the year prior. Bison Bank is focused on providing a range of Wealth Management, Custody, and Investment Banking services to individual and institutional clients. Affiliated firm, Bison Digital… Read More

UK Finance Announces Work on UK Regulated Liability Network (RLN) Experimentation Phase

UK Finance has announced work on a new UK Regulated Liability Network (RLN) experimentation phase with eleven of its members. The UK RLN is envisaged as a common ‘platform “for innovation’ across multiple forms of money, including existing commercial bank deposits and a shared ledger… Read More

PineGap.ai, an AI powered Equity Research Platform, Reports Seed Funding Round

PineGap.ai is reporting a $2.5 million seed funding round that is said to have been led by Silicon Valley Quad (SVQ) (BV Jagadeesh), Inventus Capital Partners (Manu Rekhi) with participation from DeVC (Aakash Kumar , Divyanshi Chowdhary). Notable Silicon Valley serial entrepreneurs and investors: Mohit… Read More

UK’s Lloyds Bank Completes WaveBL Electronic Bill of Lading Transaction

Lloyds Bank has completed its first transaction using an electronic Bill of Lading (eBL) on the WaveBL trade documentation platform, in a cross-border deal that featured entirely digital exchanges of documentation. The deal closely follows Lloyds Bank “becoming the first UK bank to join the… Read More

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