Tag: banking

Invest tech, Trading

N26 launches stock and ETF trading to complement its banking offering

January 17, 2024

Via: TechCrunch

Berlin-based banking startup N26 is rolling out a new stock and ETF trading feature starting with Austria as the first market. This product launch marks a renewed focus on the startup’s core markets with a larger portfolio of banking products […]

Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Congratulations to the winners of the Banking Tech Awards 2023

December 1, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Now in their 24th year, the awards acknowledge key developments in banking, finance, and technology. This year, we recognised a broad range of organisations, from established players to emerging fintech start-ups. The awards ceremony took place at the 5-star Royal […]

Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

US Bank subsidiary Elavon lands UK banking authorisation

October 25, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

With the new licence, Elavon says it will be able to “grow and provide the right payments and banking solutions for UK clients” including authorisation, settlement, card machines and banking services. The licence also covers the full extent of Elavon’s […]

Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Banking on APIs

June 16, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

In 1992, I wrote a paper on the future of application development for Lloyds Bank. My paper described a vision of “end user development” to maximise flexibility and reduce cost of development. In this paper I called for the bank […]

Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Banking on data

May 19, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

For me, although I have been coding since I was 12, it was not until much later that I realised the true power of data. I started at Lloyds Bank in 1986 as a trainee (not graduate) programmer and was […]

Blockchain, Crypto

Liquidity Struggles Plague Crypto Markets Amid Banking Upheaval

March 24, 2023


Liquidity concerns in the cryptocurrency markets have been growing, and recent collapses in the banking sector have only served to exacerbate an already precarious situation. Analyst Conor Ryder from Kaiko Research addressed this issue in a recent blog post, examining […]

Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

The future of banks is not banking…

March 24, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

These sound like crazy questions, right? Banks have been banking for over 100 years, why would that change? Let me draw a parallel with the telecoms industry. Initially, we sent smoke signals or used drums to communicate with other humans […]


Why are Investors Interested in FinTech?

December 27, 2022

Via: Sandra Ferguson

FinTech companies are attracting a lot of interest from investors these days. This is because these companies have numerous advantages over traditional financial institutions. Players like PayPal, Square, and Stripe have made it easy for people to do their banking […]

Blockchain, Crypto

Stablecoins could ‘fundamentally alter’ banking system, says US FDIC chief

December 7, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Stablecoins could have such a profound effect on the established banking system that U.S. regulators need to require the digital tokens fit in without disrupting it, said Martin Gruenberg, the acting chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), at […]

Banking Tech, LendTech

Keeping faith in net-zero banking in 2023 and beyond

December 6, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Severe summer droughts, extreme storms and much more have shown how new weather patterns threaten us. However, the energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine has made energy security even more of an issue than sustainability, and the poor […]