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Ireland Is Becoming a “Landing Spot” for Blockchain Tech
  The Republic of Ireland, as it is officially referenced, has a population of 4,757,976 according to the 2016 census. The county’s economy grew a [...]
Google Ventures Conducts First FinTech Investment
  Currencycloud, a London fintech world leader in cross-border payments, announced that it has raised £20 million ($25 million) from Google’s venture [...]
PBoC Chief: FinTech is Our Future, the Yuan’s Stable
  The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) chief and other top PBoC officials held a press conference in Beijing Friday discussing the yuan, capital control, [...]
We explained open blockchains at the FTC’s FinTech forum today
  This morning the Federal Trade Commission held the latest event in its series of FinTech forums and it focused on Artificial Intelligence and [...]
New Regulatory Sandbox Could Boost Blockchain Tech in Canada
  The federal government is looking for ways to help blockchain startups jumpstart a slowing economy and make Canada a global mecca for the fledgling [...]
The UK Struggles to Fill FinTech Positions
  As the global FinTech hub you would think that the U.K. has no problem when it comes to recruiting new talent for its financial technology sector. [...]
Iran Launches a FinTech Association to Push for Development
  Iranian financial technology companies have banded together to create Iran’s FinTech Association, several months after the Central Bank of Iran [...]
It May Be Another Record Year in China for Fintech, Accenture Says
  Chinese financial-technology investments this year may exceed 2016’s record $10 billion as companies continue to raise funds for expansion and big [...]
First FinTech Fund for Inclusion of the Underserved Raises $141 Million
  The first FinTech fund created to help the underserved has closed, reaching millions in capital contributions, which will go toward people and [...]
Japan’s Biggest Bank to Open Banking Processes to FinTech App Developers
  The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest banking corporation and one of the biggest financial groups in the world is reportedly [...]