Digital Banking Weekly #69

1st November 2020 - 8th November 2020

- Vivid Money announced a 15 million Euro financing for expansion
- Digital Ruble: Possibilities and options
- Interview with Irene Wong, CEO of ixFintech
- Banks leverage AI to assess risk and loans issued via AI reach $315 billion by 2025
- Garanti BBVA rolls out smart transactions to help customers keep their finances under control
- Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020 draws to a close with a total of 97,000 views
- Finance, tech to be showcased at Khaleej Times' Digibank Forum
- myPOS turns any smartphones into POS terminals
- Estonian LHV will establish a new fintech focused bank in the UK
- Istanbul Fintech Week 2020 goes online this year
- Jiko secures $40 million Series A
- Koodoo and Credit Kudos to deliver digital mortgage applications through Open Banking
- Emirates NBD issues build-your-own benefits card
- Standard Chartered moves to hybrid working
- UK challenger Strive launches waitlist for family-focused account
- Digital bank Tenth targets Black America
- Brazil's central bank launches regulatory sandbox
- Icici Bank unveils banking stack built for millennials
- Santander offers UK customers AI-guided personal finance tips
- WhatsApp cleared to launch payments service in India
- HSBC to launch Transferwise rival
- Ziglu hires Monzo’s James Sullivan as chief legal officer
- Ex-Volt exec joins newly branded Aussie lendtech Nano
- Barclays gets 198 applications for Black founder tech accelerator
- Chime’s app goes down for a day as users complain of rejected purchases
- Challenger bank Starling is out raising a new £200M funding round
- Switzerland launches Green Fintech Network

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