11th October 2020 - 18th October 2020
-Trading 212 integrates TrueLayer's Open Banking platform
-World's first wooden debit card TreeCard
-South Korea's and Japan's Central Banks will start testing their CBDCs in 2021
-Should digital banks take Huawei's AppGallery seriously?
-French designer Philippe Starck designed AEKLYS, a stylish smart ring supports contactless payments
-sync. selected for Qatar Fintech Accelerator and announces Middle East expansion
-Stripe acquires Nigeria's Paystack for $200M+ to expand into the African continent
-Revolut is applying for a banking license in the U.S.
-Chase First Banking helps kids develop healthy saving and spending habits
-Commonwealth Bank unveils the new brand identity
-Yandex drops $5.5 billion Tinkoff takeover
-Greenwood closes $3 million seed round to build a digital bank for black people
-Thirteen most profitable digital banks in the Asia Pacific upped earnings by 49% in 2019
-Mastercard and Stride team up to bring portable benefits to gig and independent workers
-PayPal takes aim at Klarna with "Pay in 3" service for UK shoppers
Plans for roll-out in the MENA and CEE regions are underway through a joint venture with global investment conglomerate Dubai Holding.
Strategic investment sets the stage for expanded future omnichannel merchant acquiring capabilities for European SMBs, value-added services and payments innovation.