Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page.
The central aim of the study, which will be published Spring 2017, is to advise regulators and authorities on how to ensure regulation doesn’t impede innovation or competition.
The Drummer from Keys N Krates Tells Us Why He Doesn’t Care About Material Things but Still Wants a Gold Rolex(WEALTHSIMPLE)
Adam Tune from the Toronto band talks about how his most valuable financial lessons came from realizing he could live happily being broke. (sponsored)
ReUp’s white-label mobile payment platform allows independent businesses to build their own native mobile payment apps.
The deal, which includes key personnel and intellectual property specific to Coin’s wearables payment platform, is intended to fast-forward Fitbit’s ability to put NFC payments in its devices.
Pali Bhat, Google’s senior director of product management for Android Pay, says that one and a half million users in the U.S. now set up Android Pay on their phones every month.
RBC Has ‘Secret Weapon’ in FinTech Fight(BLOOMBERG)
Presented without comment.
A look at each of the individual blockchain ventures that have ranked in the top 25 of crowdfunding campaigns.
Blockchain open sources Thunder network, paving the way for instant bitcoin transactions(TECHCRUNCH)
The Thunder network is an alternative network of nodes that lets you make off-chain bitcoin payments in seconds and settle back to the bitcoin blockchain every now and then.
UGO Wallet, for Android devices running on operating system version 4.4 or higher, will now use encrypted tokens during mobile Visa payment transactions.