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Intelligent Payment Solutions Provider Plastiq Launches on Visa’s Small Business Hub

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Plastiq, a U.S.-based intelligent payments solution for small business, announced on Friday it has launched on Visa’s Small Business Hub. According to Plastiq, the Visa Small Business Hub helps the small business community to create and strengthen customer relationships through claimed safe, digitally-enabled practices. “The… Read More

Bank for International Settlements Announces New Fintech Hub For Central Banks


The Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) announced on Sunday they have approved the establishment of a BIS Innovation Hub to foster international collaboration on fintech within the central banking community complementing the already well-established cooperation within the existing committees. The Board reported… Read More

Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub Set to Launch in December


The Mauritius Africa Fintech, an organization based in Port Louis, announced on Friday its new hub is currently set to open this December. According to the not-for-profit, the hub is being supported by the Mauritian government, regulatory authorities and financial service providers, both big and… Read More

Finastra Joins Bahrain Fintech Bay Hub: Now Seeks to Accelerate Bank & Fintech Collaboration in the Middle East Region


UK-based Finastra announced on Thursday it has joined the Bahrain FinTech Bay hub, which reportedly brings financial service players from various financial institutions, banks, and investors to fintech companies, developers, industry bodies and academics in order to drive innovation and create new growth opportunities. Finastra… Read More

Oracle Partners With B-Hive Europe to Launch New Fintech Innovation Program in Brussels

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On Thursday Oracle announced it has formed a partnership with B-Hive Europe to launch a fintech innovation program in Brussels. The company reported that Brussels was chosen as its European fintech hub because of its centralized location and the presence of leading institutions of the… Read More

Finance Montréal Announces Launch of the Montréal FinTech Station

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Finance Montréal announce on Monday the launch of the Montréal FinTech Station, which had financial support from the Government of Québec. According to Finance Montréal, the Montréal FinTech Station’s mission will be to support the development of new businesses in the financial technology sector as well as help… Read More

Created by LinkedIn Co-founder Eric Ly, Hub Token Raises $13.6 Million with Reg D SAFT


Hub Token has raised $13.6 million from 20 investors, according to a Form D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering, which is ongoing, seeks to raise a total of $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens or SAFT. Hub Token… Read More

New Zurich Blockchain Hub Trust Square Announces Grand Opening

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Zurich blockchain hub Trust Square officially launched on Friday with an opening ceremony that was chaired by the Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich, Carmen Walker Späh. Organizers of the hub reported that it is located right opposite the Swiss National Bank… Read More

Infosys Set to Open Technology & Innovation Hub in Connecticut

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Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services firm, announced this week it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in Hartford, Connecticut, along with hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2022. According to the company, the Connecticut Technology and Innovation Hub will… Read More

London Food Hub Mercate Metropolitano Surges Past £400,000 Funding Goal Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

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Mercate Metropolitano, a London-based food hub, has achieved its crowdfunding campaign’ initial £400,000 funding goal on equity platform Seedrs. Mercate Metropolitano is described as a new, sustainable and inclusive food hub with the allure of a farmers’ market. The hub revealed: “Mercato Metropolitano represents a revival… Read More

Japanese Insurance Firm Sompo Opens Fintech Hub in Israel

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Property-and-casualty insurer Sompo Holdings Inc (8630.T) announced on Monday it has opened its fintech hub in Israel and claimed to be the first Japanese insurer to do so in a country. The company reportedly hopes to tap local expertise in digital and cyber-security technologies. According to Reuters, new… Read More

Crowdcube Teams Up With London’s New Sport Tech Hub


Crowdcube announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with London’s brand new Sport Tech Hub, a hub that creates a platform for both startups and entrepreneurs within the sports tech space. The equity crowdfunding platform stated it offers Sport Tech Hub member teams the… Read More

Japan Plans to Create Fintech Hub

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It is fair to say that over the past couple years, Fintech has taken the financial industry by storm. Their new-age approach to classic finance has added value to both companies and consumers. Because of this, many countries have decided to ride this wave of… Read More

Deutsche Börse Launches Fintech Hub

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Deutsche Börse‘s Venture Network is seeking to help German startups by making the financing stage easier for both founders and investors. Their focus is on companies in the pre-IPO phase. This allows Deutsche Börse to support new companies with a true potential for a substantial impact… Read More

EY Launches New York-Based Financial Services Innovation Center

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Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Union Square Innovation Center in New York City. According to the company, the center will focus on financial services and is a flagship location for EY wavespace, its global growth an innovation… Read More

Stockholm Set to Open Fintech Hub

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The Stockholm Fintech Hub, an independent, not-for-profit hub, is set to launch in the first quarter of 2017. The hub’s mission is to accelerate and promote the development of Sweden’s fintech, insurtech, and regtech startups. It was created by Matthew Argent, Partner BLC Advisors, KPMG,… Read More

Smart Home Hub “Sense” captures over $100,000 in 24 Hours on Kickstarter

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Earlier this week, California startup Silk Labs launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its new smart home hub, Sense. According to the company, Sense may detect the user’s presence, recognize their voice and gestures, learn their preferences and choreograph their connected device… Read More

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