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Crypto-Friendly Banking Service Provider Cashaa Introduces US Dollar Bank Accounts for Companies Dealing in Digital Assets

Cashaa, a cryptocurrency-friendly banking service provider, recently revealed that it’s introducing US dollar bank accounts for companies dealing in digital currencies. The new accounts are being offered through a partnership with Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Beginning on November 25, 2019, crypto-asset dealers and other high-risk business… Read More

Regtech: ClauseMatch is Now Live in Italy in New Partnership with Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

ClauseMatch has announced that it now operational at Intesa Sanpaolo. The partnership is said to be the genesis of a meeting at Fintech Innovation Lab hosted by the Bank. A Proof of Concept soon followed. The ClauseMatch platform is currently being used by Barclays and… Read More

Redditor Claims to Have Lost Banking and All Access to Credit Following Bad Bitcoin Deal

A user of the Internet forum site Reddit claims his bank’s reaction to a Bitcoin deal gone bad has, “ruin(ed)” him: “TLDR (summary) – sold small amount of BTC on local bitcoins, Barclays bank closed my account, accused me of fraud and now I can’t… Read More

Barclays Collaborates With Anthemis to Co-Launch New York City Studio For Female Entrepreneurs in Fintech Businesses

Barclay announced on Thursday it has teamed up with global fintech investor Anthemis to co-launch a New York City-based studio targeting female entrepreneurs to establish sustainable, valuable fintech businesses. According to Barclays, the Female Innovators Lab by Barclays and Anthemis is a hands-on program targeting… Read More

Santander Still Banking Coinbase, Barclays Out, Clearbank Steps In

Coinbase, a large, US-based cryptocurrency trading platform, experienced a shake up of its UK banking services this week. On Wednesday, an anonymous “rBitcoin” forum participant on Reddit posted that (Banco) Santander was refusing to deposit money to the individuals’ Coinbase UK account, probably because of… Read More

Barclays US Announces New “Control Your Card” Digital Features on Mobile App

Barclays US Consumer Bank announced on Tuesday new digital features that will let cardmembers actively manage a variety of card-related activities within the Barclays mobile app. According to Barclays US, the new features give cardmembers an enhanced level of control over how, when and where… Read More

U.S. Fintech Brex Secures $100 Million Debt Capital Investment From Barclays

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U.S. fintech Brex announced on Tuesday it secured $100 million debt capital investment from Barclays Investment Bank to help power the next phase of its growth. According to Brex, the capital comes in the form of a warehouse line of credit, which is backed by… Read More

Barclays Announces 2019 Tel Aviv Accelerator Class

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Barclays announced on Tuesday the ten companies that will join the 2019 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class. According to Barclays, The Barclays Accelerator is an intensive 13-week programme for fintech startups designed to help businesses accelerate their strategy and deliver breakthrough innovations. “Participating… Read More

Barclays Secures Minority Stake in UK Fintech Loyalty Mobile App Startup Bink

Top British banking group Barclays has reportedly taken a minority stake in the UK-based fintech loyalty mobile app startup Bink. Founded in 2014, Bink stated its mission is to “redefine loyalty, making life simple and rewarding for all.” The company revealed: “Bink is set to transform… Read More

Barclays announces 2019 London Accelerator class

Barclays announced on Friday it has welcomed the ten companies that will join the 2019 London Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class, which is the sixth London programme to date. The Barclays Accelerator reportedly provides successful applicants with a Financial Technology (FinTech) focused, 13-week programme. Each of the… Read More

Barclays Announces Expansion of Rise New York & Launches Rise Growth Investment Funds

Barclays announced on Wednesday a significant expansion of Rise New York, which is one of the banking group’s global locations providing a co-working, mentoring, and events space in its Rise FinTech ecosystem. According to Barclays, Rise New York is currently home to more than 60 start-ups…. Read More

New Head of Lemon Way Payment Ltd Talks Setting Up in the UK

At LendItFintech Europe in London this week, CI caught up with Emmanuel de Cazotte who was recently appointed to head Lemon Way Payment Ltd of the newly opened office in London of the European payment processor. Lemon Way is a payment solution specialized in serving… Read More

Barclays Suspends Work on Crypto Trading Platform

International banking and investment conglomerate Barclays has suspended its internal study into the possible creation of a cryptocurrency trading desk within the organization, according to a story in Financial News London. Earlier this year, rumours surfaced that Barclays had assembled a team of four executives tasked… Read More

Barclays Announces 2018 Fintech Accelerator Class

Barclays announced on Monday the ten startups selected to participate in the 2018 New York Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, which is described as an intensive program for fintech startups designed to help businesses accelerate their strategy and deliver breakthrough innovations. According to Barclays, the selected… Read More

Global Fintech Company Beacon Closes Series A Funding Round Led By PIMCO With Participation from Global Atlantic Financial Group & Barclays

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Beacon Platform, Inc., a global financial technology company, announced on Monday it has closed its Series A funding round, led by PIMCO, as previously announced. Global investment bank Barclays, as well as the Global Atlantic Financial Group also participated in the funding round. Since its… Read More

UK Fintech MarketInvoice Announces New Partnership With Barclays

UK fintech MarketInvoice announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Barclays. The duo is collaborating with a mission to transform the way small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the UK manage cash flow and accelerate growth. As part of the partnership, Barclays has… Read More

FIA Announces Partnership With Rise New York For Annual Fintech Showcase

FIA, a global trade organization, announced on Thursday it has collaborated with Rise New York, created by Barclays, has joined the FIA Innovators Pavilion as a community partner. According to FIA, Rise New York will help promote the Innovators Pavilion, FIA’s annual fintech showcase. The Innovators Pavilion is… Read More

Barclays Announces The Next 11 Companies Selected For The Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator Program

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On Thursday, Barclays announced the next 11 companies to the 2018 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The company claimed that this program, which has been running since 2014, has become one of the most selective fintech accelerators in the world, with a growing… Read More

Australian Fintech Trade Ledger Named Winner of Barclays’ Global Open Innovation Challenge 2018

Aussie fintech startup Trade Ledger announced on Thursday it was named Barclays UK Ventures’ Open Innovation Challenge 2018, which was held in London. The ten finalists of the Challenge were selected by Barclays for their potential to offer “gaming-changing” business solutions across various industries. Speaking… Read More

Everyone is Going to Do it: Barclays is Looking at Launching Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

A report yesterday stated that Barclays bank is considering launching a cryptocurrency trading desk. Barclays is not alone in considering this new line of business as it has been widely reported that Goldman Sachs is looking at doing the same. Other banks are expected to… Read More

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