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The Fintech Files: Big Revolut is watching you

Welcome to your weekly roundup of the latest developments in financial tech and innovation → Read More

Credit Suisse anchors fintech lender’s new fund with £225m pledge

Consumer loan platform Lendable has secured a commitment of up to £225m in financing from the Swiss bank → Read More

Goldman-backed BitGo appoints chief revenue officer

BitGo claims to have won some of Xapo’s larger custody clients following its recent acquisition by Coinbase → Read More

Digital bank Monzo targets big beasts of investing for next funding round

The fintech start-up wants to get pension and sovereign wealth funds on board → Read More

The Fintech Files: Fidelity’s stealthy fintech investment team

Welcome to your weekly roundup of the latest developments in financial tech and innovation → Read More

The Fintech Files: The freshly minted partner behind A&O’s legal tech

Welcome to your weekly roundup of the latest developments in financial tech and innovation → Read More

Facebook unfriended: the start-ups who rebuffed its crypto offer

Sources say the Silicon Valley icon approached more than 10 start-ups but could not overcome ideological differences → Read More

Blockchain start-up R3 brushes off Brexit and doubles down in London

The company appears unperturbed by reports of increasing strain on the capital’s tech talent pool → Read More

Losses at Atom and Curve mount just weeks after fresh capital injections

Both Atom and Curve have lost significantly more than they did in 2018, continuing a trend among upstart banks → Read More

Financial Conduct Authority sets final rules for crypto assets

Activities relating to security tokens and e-money may fall within the City regulator’s scope → Read More

Damian Collins MP: ‘Are Facebook’s standards good enough for us?’

The influential MP on disruption, his battles with Big Tech and the power of an empty chair → Read More

Fund management fintech Jacobi scores deal with £60bn pension scheme

The Australian startup's European operations are led by former Fidelity International lead Curtis Evans → Read More

Neil Woodford joins Atom bank’s delayed £50m fundraising

CEO denies suggestions in the media that Atom Bank needs ‘propping up’ → Read More

MPs to scrutinise Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Chair of the House of Commons’ Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is worried about the launch of Libra → Read More

Digital banking fintech Curve clinches $55m in new fundraising

The news continues a string of big ticket investments for the UK’s digital banking disruptors → Read More

TransferWise chair: ‘In the future, people will create their own jobs’

The TransferWise co-founder on making time to nurture young entrepreneurs – and camp on glaciers under the noses of polar bears → Read More

Funding Circle fiasco dents fintech IPO ambitions

The collapse of the peer-to-peer lender’s share price has soured the environment for hotly tipped IPO candidates → Read More

The Fintech Files: The data-sharing hare and tortoises

Welcome to The Fintech Files, keeping you up to date with the latest developments in financial tech and innovation → Read More

Asset managers double digital spending, survey finds

But the industry still lags some way behind the banks in gross spending → Read More

Fidelity International begins exploring blockchain

Fidelity is widely viewed as one of the most active fund managers in the crypto space → Read More