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Citi’s Tech for Integrity Challenge Recognizes Fintech Developers

Citi (NYSE: C) has announced award recipients for their Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Demo day which took place in Dublin yesterday. According to Citi, Fintech developers from eight different countries participated to present working prototypes of their Fintech applications. The award recipients from the… Read More

Fintech Circle Teams Up With Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative to Launch Fintech Academy Africa This Spring

FinTech Circle has formed a partnership with Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) to launch FinTech Academy Africa. The companies revealed that the new program is geared towards those interested looking more about fintech and the curriculum was designed to deliver a comprehensive understanding of the… Read More

Citigroup Appoints Yolande Piazza As Permanent Head of Fintech Unit

On Thursday, Citigroup announced it appointed Yolande Piazza as the permanent head of its fintech unit, Citi Fintech. According to PYMNTS, Piazza assumed the role as interim head in August when previous chief executive of Citi Fintech, Heather Cox, left the company.  Stephen Bird, chief… Read More

Citi Launches New Fintech Program “Citi Tech For Integrity Challenge”

On Tuesday, banking giant Citi has teamed up with IBM and its other allies to launch the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I), which is described as a program that seeks to encourage technology innovators from around the globe to create solutions to promote integrity, accountability,… Read More

Citi Report: Continue to Watch China & FinTech in 2017

Citi’s latest report, “Digital Disruption – Revisited: What FinTech VC Investments Tell Us About a Changing Industry”, explores the evolving fintech industry.  In exploring different regions around the world, the report concludes: China’s rapid digitalization and rise of the middle class — combined with declining… Read More

Citi FinTech Rolls Out Mobile App for iPhone

Citi FinTech, a unit within Citi’s Global Consumer Bank, announced on Thursday the launch of its first product, the Citi Mobile App for iPhone. This new app combines banking, wealth management, and money movement capabilities, which were developed by the fintech group. While sharing details… Read More

eOriginal Moves into Digital Mortgaging with its Latest $26.5M Investment

eOriginal, Inc., a service for businesses that need to verify “secure, legally compliant and enforceable electronic asset documentation”, announced earlier this month that private equity firm LLR Partners has led investments in the company totaling $26.5 million.  The 20-year-old company will use the capital to expand its… Read More

Citi Debuts Global API Developer Hub (Video)

Citi announced on Thursday the launch of its new global API Developer Hub. The high profile banking brand revealed the hub was created as a way to connect with developers and enable them to build innovative client solutions. Citi reported that through the global API… Read More

Singaporean Government & Banks to Award S$1.15 million to FinTech Companies

The Government of Singapore is inviting startups, tech companies, investors, and banks to its inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival between November 14-18. Events will include a Hackcelerator Demo Day, the FinTech Awards, and a speakers expo. Finalists competing in the FinTech Awards had been busy implementing… Read More

Citi Fintech Chief Bails on Bank After Only 10 Months on the Job

Heather Cox was named head of Citi Fintech in October 2015.  After less than a year of attempting to guide one of the largest banks in the world through the Fintech revolution, it appears that Cox has had enough and has moved on to USAA…. Read More

Biz2Credit & Small Business Policy Project Join to Launch DCSmallBizLoans

The Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) has partnered with Biz2Credit to launch DCSmallBizLoans.com, a new customized web-based lending platform. Biz2Credit, founded in 2007, states it has arranged more than $1.2 billion in small business financing since that time. The new direct lending platform has been made possible with… Read More