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Heard at LendIt Fintech 2018

LendIt returned to San Francisco this year as it continues with its annual conference which is one of the largest Fintech focused events in the US. This year’s event is a bit different for several reasons. First of all, more traditional banks showed up in… Read More

The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2018

Last year, I boldly predicted 10 Fintech movements that will take place as Earth makes another perfect rotation around our Sun. It’s always fun to look back and see how wrong I was, so let’s stump the chump! Here are my original predictions. Let’s score… Read More

Ripple Appoints Brad Garlinghouse As New CEO

San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced on Tuesday it has appointed president and chief operating officer, Brad Garlinghouse, as its new CEO. Former CEO, Chris Larsen will be stepped down from the role to become executive chairman of the company’s board of director. Ripple reports… Read More

Ripple CEO Chris Larsen: “The Next President Needs to Have Fintech on Their Agenda”

With the American people set to vote for their next President on November 8th, CEO of Ripple, Chris Larsen, revealed why the next leader of the country needs to consider putting fintech in their agenda. Larsen stated in a blog post on Thursday that while the… Read More

Ripple Announces: Major Banks Team Up to Launch Blockchain Payments Network

San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced on Friday that six major have teamed up to launch a new blockchain network on distributed financial technology. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Santander, UniCredit, Standard Chartered, Westpac Banking Corporation, and Royal Bank of Canada have teamed up to… Read More

San Francisco’s Fintech Company Ripple Secures $55M During Series B Funding Round

On Thursday, San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced it raised $55 million during its recent Series B Funding round. The company revealed new investors Standard Chartered, Accenture Ventures, SCB Digital Ventures, the venture arm of Siam Commercial Bank, and SBI Holdings contributed to the round along with… Read More

Santander InnoVentures and Onevest Select Distributed Ledger Challenge Winner: Cambridge Blockchain

Santander InnoVentures, the $100 million fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, in partnership with Onevest, a leader in the startup ecosystem operating CoFoundersLab and 1000 Angels, today announced Cambridge Blockchain as the winner of its Distributed Ledger (DL) Challenge. Massachusetts based Cambridge Blockchain was among… Read More

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