The FinTech news/views that caught my eye this week

ANZ/Westpac blockchain trial for bank guarantees


Worldpay boss blames Brexit for sale to rival

China Rapid Finance exceeds 20m cumulative loan milestone

Bank of England publishes summaries of the third round of POCs completed by its FinTech Accelerator

Only 14% Brits would switch to a new digital bank. 7 out of 10 plan to stay with their current bank or wouldn’t consider moving to a digital player

UK FinTech Revolut raises $66 million, adds Bitcoin

Cash no longer king as contactless payments soar in UK stores

Santander buys stakes in three startups as Botin pushes into FinTech

Cash is dying. But what are we losing along with it?

Almost no big retailers support Bitcoin, and it’s not hard to guess why

About me: Freelance journalist specialising in FinTech, banking technology and retail technology. Former Editor of FStech, Retail Systems and IBS Journal. Further info here.

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