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PayPal Offers S$180,000 Fintech Scholarship to Six Students
  PayPal has announced the launch of Fintech Scholarship program at Singapore Management University. Read more…   PayPal has announced a [...]
NatWest Takes on with FinTech Firms by Launching Digital Lending Platform
  In a bid to respond to competition from FinTech firms U.K.-based NatWest Bank has announced that it is launching a digital lending platform that [...]
US Regulatory Environment Hinders FinTech Growth
  U.S. FinTech investments in 2016 reached $4.27 billion illustrating that the financial technology sector in the country is continuing to grow at a [...]
Does Sweden See an Opening with Brexit to Boost FinTech?
  Since the announcement of Brexit many European countries have been attempting to benefit from the U.K.’s eventual removal from the EU. The latest [...]
Hong Kong FinTech, Bitcoin Market is Lagging Behind Competitors Due to Unclear Policies
  Hong Kong, which many consider as the Asian center of financial and technological development, is struggling to see consistent growth in its Fintech [...]
Blockchain Potential is ‘Very Promising and Challenging’, Says EU Commission
  The European Commission has said that it is actively monitoring blockchain and DLT developments, stating that its almost limitless potential use [...]
UK FinTech Funding Bounces Back in Q4 2016
  U.K. FinTech startups raised $173 million across 16 deals in Q4 2016, an increase of $95 million from Q3, according to a report from CB Insights. [...]
FinTech in New Zealand Set to Boost Economic Growth
  A tech leader and software company director has said that the setup of a national FinTech organization will push New Zealand’s economic growth. [...]
The devil is in the detail: SEC regulation of blockchain technology
  Richard Levin brings his experience as a senior legal and compliance officer on Wall Street and in London to bear in advising Polsinelli clients on [...]
Research: China FinTech Booms as Mobile Payments Outpace US by 50x
  New research has shown that Chinese mobile payments were around 50 times greater than those within the U.S. in 2016, thus illustrating that China’s [...]