Fintech News Daily 2020: Week #2

Top fintech news and insights from the global financial services industry

#12 Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London includes 50% more female Founders for 2020 Cohort

"In its eighth year, Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London welcomes a cohort of 20 fintechs, with a 50% increase in the number of female founders from the previous year."

Source: Finextra

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#13 banqUP, PSD2, and the Future of Open Banking in Europe

"With Finovate making its debut on the European continent just over a month from now, we thought it was a good time to catch up with one of the major fintech innovators in the region, banqUP."

Source: Finovate

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#15 Becoming more than a bank: Digital transformation at DBS

"In an interview with McKinsey’s Joydeep Sengupta, Chng Sok Hui, Chief Financial Officer of DBS, discusses how mindsets and culture are just as important as technology for a digital-forward bank."

Source: McKinsey

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#16 Fintech in 2020 and beyond: 5 big questions

"The trends to watch in fintech in 2020 have been examined by our #RefinitivSocial100 group of influencers. How will the rise of AI, machine learning and data analytics impact buy-side traders, wealth managers or developers in the year ahead?"

Source: refinitiv

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#18 Chi­nese Cen­tral Bank Con­venes Meet­ing on Bei­jing Fin­tech In­no­va­tion Reg­u­la­tory Tri­als

"The busi­ness reg­u­la­tion de­part­ment for the Peo­ple’s Bank of China (PBOC) re­cently con­vened a meet­ing for the launch of fin­tech in­no­va­tion reg­u­la­tory tri­als in Bei­jing."

Source: China Banking News

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#19 Fintech Firms in Malaysia will be Supported by Established Financial Institutions as they Apply for a Digital Banking License

"The ongoing race and competition between local Fintech firms for acquiring a digital banking license in Malaysia continues to intensify, particularly after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the nation’s central bank, revealed additional details regarding the licensing process."

Source: Crowdfund Insider

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#20 9 Estonian fintech startups that you should know about in 2020

"Estonia has a favourable environment for tech startups, especially fintech. The government has already come up with the e-residency program and digital identity schemes. These provide a digital proof of ID that can be used by individuals and businesses to sign contracts, make bank transfers, file returns, etc."

Source: Silicon Canals

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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