Fintech News Daily 2019 26 Aug 01 Sep

Fintech News Daily 2019: 26 Aug – 01 Sep

Top fintech news from the global financial services industry

Top fintech news daily 2019 from 26th August to 1st September curated by the team with the help of our fintech community.

In this series, we aim to curate only the very best, most insightful fintech news from all over the world.

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Fintech News Daily: 26 August – 01 September

#1 PNC Launches A Fintech Startup Inside The Bank

"PNC has created a startup program, numo, that functions as an internal startup, complete with a pre-negotiated equity split between PNC and numo employees, said David Passavant, numo CEO."


submitted by Christophe Langlois

#2 Will the UK remain a fintech leader? [STUDY]

"The Digital Finance Forum (DFF), a network of the UK’s fintech founders, has published a study concluding that one in three UK fintech founders are optimistic about the country’s ability to retain its leading position in fintech in the next five years. Nearly two thirds of the respondents consider the UK to be the current world leader in fintech.  

The study reveals a number of issues that fintech founders see as key challenges for their businesses and the sector, such as access to talent and capital, as well as Brexit uncertainty."

Source: The Digital Finance Forum (via

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#4 How a 180-year-old bank keeps innovating

"Stories about innovation inside tech startups are the stuff of legends. But what work does a company that is much older, and larger, need to do to stay in the game? How does a bank that has been around for almost two centuries stay competitive in the highly regulated, yet fast-changing modern-day world of finance? In this easy-going, casually delivered talk, Jacques Celliers, CEO of FNB – the oldest bank in South Africa and still amongst the most innovative – takes us through the bank’s process."

Source: TEDx Talks

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#5 Fintech firm sees huge potential in PH market

"A fintech firm sees huge potential in the Philippine market as more small businesses want to ride the economic boom. In this interview with #ANCEarlyEdition, First Circle expects fintech to go mainstream in the next 3 to 5 years as more small businesses tap fintech startups for funding."

Source: ANC 24/7

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#6 Why Is Uber Hiring So Many Fintech People?

"Uber's financial services opportunity is in providing a wide of services to a relatively narrow segment of consumers--its drivers, not its passengers--whose banking needs are underserved today.

To build the financial services ecosystem required to provide these services might require the 100+ people that Uber intends to hire in New York, and having "bank workers" among those employees might be helpful, as well."


submitted by Christophe Langlois

#7 3 Top Fintech Stocks to Buy Right Now

"we asked three of our Motley Fool contributors which fintech stocks are on their radar right now, and here's why they think Green Dot, Q2 Holdings, and Square look like buys for long-term investors' portfolios."


submitted by Christophe Langlois

#8 Be Unstoppable With OCBC's Digital Solutions

"Seize opportunities. Achieve ambitions. Breeze through life. So no goal is ever out of reach. And you can fulfil your potential.Because with our digital solutions, your aspirations can truly be unstoppable tomorrow & today."

Source: OCBC

submitted by Christophe Langlois

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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

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