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Toronto-based startup nanoPay acquires MintChip from Royal Canadian Mint(BETAKIT)
Royal Canadian Mint started developing MintChip in 2012 amid rising bitcoin interest, but decided last year to halt its development and sell it to the private sector.
The Author of “Power of Habit” On Not Being Intimidated By Money(WEALTHSIMPLE)
To Charles Duhigg—author of “The Power of Habit” and the forthcoming “Smarter Faster Better”—financial power comes from understanding what money really is. (sponsored)
Financial tech firms are falling behind on diversity(MANAGEMENT TODAY)
Women make up just 9% of board members at 50 of the top FinTech businesses.
Banking Is Only The Start: 12 Big Industries Where Blockchain Could Be Used(CBINSIGHTS)
Banking and payments aren’t the only industries that could be affected by blockchain tech. Cybersecurity, music, and auto also could be transformed.
Digital savings startup Moneybox raises $3 million(FINEXTRA)
Moneybox has raised $3 million from Betfair and Ocado investor Samos Investments and a group of angel investors.
RateHub’s Digital Money Trends report shows power of search for FinTech startups(BETAKIT)
“At RateHub we’ve been very focused on search. Google search data has been the foundation of our business model.”
In London, It’s Enterprise FinTech’s Time To Shine(PYMNTS)
According to Magister Advisors’ analysis, blockchain and payments will be popular destinations for venture capitalists looking to place their bets on enterprise FinTech players.
EQ Bank’s new mobile app is an incumbent’s crack at modern banking(BETAKIT)
EQ Bank enters a market saturated with mobile banking apps of varying quality, but one that lacks the innovative, disruptive energy of our neighbours to the south.