F|T: The FinTech Times – Record-breaking funding

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Tilt launches new one-to-one payments feature in Canada(BETAKIT)

The new P2P option is a feature that’s been long-awaited for the popular social payments app.

Writer Sloane Crosley tells Wealthsimple why she hasn’t given herself a raise since 2009(WEALTHSIMPLE)

Wise words and money advice from the author of a New York Times bestselling essay collection. (sponsored)

RateHub.ca receiving up to $495,000 from the National Research Council of Canada(BETAKIT)

It’s a big day for research funding for the Canadian price comparison search engine.

The importance of bitcoin not being money(MONEYANDSTATE)

Two exact versions of the same cryptocurrency exist. How will this schism be rectified – or can it be fixed at all?

FinTech fundings: 26 companies raised $530 million third week of July(FINOVATE)

The summer month is a huge leap forward for FinTech, particularly alt-lenders.

Big banks team up to fight cyber crime(WALLSTREETJOURNAL)

Do major financial institutions like J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America Corp. have the solution to combat cyber criminals?

The Netherlands’ small (but mighty) FinTech scene(PYMNTS)

Though Brexit has left everyone looking for the “next best” European startup capital, the Netherlands may be destined for greater things.

Record-breaking FinTech funding raised by Finova Financial(CBRONLINE)

The car title lending platform raised $52.5 million in a combination of equity and credit facility – one of the largest initial rounds in FinTech history.

Mondo hits £20 million customer spend(FINEXTRA)

The digital challenger bank has reached a massive spend on its mobile app just four months after moving in to a public Beta phase.

FinTech needs security baked in from the start(ABR)

With a high percentage of the financial sector under attack by crime, it’s necessary for FinTech to step up their security.

Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

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