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New B2B ‘buy now, pay later’ emerges from stealthBinance UK partners with Fintech Founders groupEmbedded Finance: Matchmove acquires Shopmatic for $200mAllica Bank targets profitability this year after lending grows 12x in 2021Under fire crypto "worth nothing" says LagardeFreetrade opts for debt raise with £30m loanLending fintech Creditspring raises £48mMove over Gen Z, OAPs the new flag-wavers for challenger banksNorway’s B2B BNPL Two embraces open banking with Yapily tie-upKlarna lays off approximately 10% of its staff£8bn in 8 months: Chase wins 500k UK customersTemenos launches ESG investing-as-a-serviceNeed a new challenge? Billionaire Nik Storonsky is after a CEO to manage his VC fundAlpher and WealthKernel partner to target £15bn gender investment gapNatWest launches new pocket money appLaybuy hires London-based chief risk officer from HSBCOpen Banking: How big banks can overcome the challenges of PSD2Previse raises $18m from Tencent and AugmentumRevolut Business aims for larger SMEs and corporates with ‘spend management’ launchScalapay and Twig team-up to help shoppers profit from second-hand clothes“We want to make a billion people more active”: Sweatcoin and the rise of move-to-earnZopa enables instant deposits for its successful 'Smart Savings' accountStripe resumes Bitcoin support after 4-year hiatusZopa allows employees to spend 120 days working abroadMintos launches regulated notesAndreessen Horowitz adds $4.5bn to its bold bet on Crypto and Web3Asset Tribe launches alternative investment platformStable raises $60m Series B round amid mounting famine fearsViola Credit launches $700m alternative lending fundCrypto lender Babel Finance raises $80m, reaches $2bn valuationPlaid and Mollie partner to help Europe’s SMEsBNPL Clearpay expands in store payments to SMBsCashplus appoints new customer and marketing head as potential rebrand nearsBerlin-based B2B buy now, pay later Mondu raises $43m for expansion to Austria and beyondUpcoming IPO? Revolut hunts for Investor Relations teamKlarna has won over 10% of Irish shoppersBank of America boss Moynihan joins Lagarde in knocking cryptoNew web3 fintech emerges from stealth with a $9.5m seed roundStripe and Klarna backer Atomico hires ex-Revolut strategy honcho as partnerSweden's Trustly acquires HMRC open banking provider EcospendOctober buys long term rival lender Credit.frAuxmoney completes second social bond securitisation worth €225mNew B2B BNPL Tranch picks Yobota to provide core banking infrastructureKlarna’s long-serving CTO Koen Köppen joins MollieRevolut’s ‘Revcoin’: the new Tesco Clubcard….on steroids?BNPL growth dwarfs all other consumer credit productsOpen Banking Forum 2022: Meet the SpeakersCloudwall Capital raises $6.3m to build crypto risk insights toolNeobank Kroo closes £26m Series BOpenPayd and Yapily unite to meet demand for simplified paymentsClearBank opens the door to virtual GBP accounts for Ziglu customersClearco continues European expansion with launch in GermanyLord Agnew refuses to retract attack on Starling Bank over Covid loans unless data proves him wrongSir Ron Kalifa and Allica Bank chairman on Queen’s Birthday Honours listFintech is “literally hiring people out of Facebook and Amazon", says FaesOpen banking platform TrueLayer teams up with CMC Markets to boost client onboarding and paymentsmyPOS expands services to help merchants growJP Morgan-backed US Trovata to launch in London and AmsterdamOpen banking platform Tink strikes payments deal with RevolutApple launching Apple Pay Later to take on Klarna and Affirm in the USBud nabs $80m Series B for international expansion later this yearLVH UK raises £30m on path to securing UK banking licenceNationwide pledges to keep its 625 branches open until 2024Zopa enters the BNPL gameAllica Bank goes live on Mambu to boost UK’s SMEsRailsbank is now Railsr as it rebrands for an embedded finance futureVisa boss: We didn’t overpay for TinkCurve and TrueLayer partner to offer flexible recurring paymentsStarling Bank boss threatens former anti-fraud minister over “wild accusations”Crowdcube sees flood of ‘green’ businessesInsurtech wefox nabs former Klarna CROJPMorgan leads Codat $100m series C funding roundThe majority of men in fintech think it’s a diverse industry. There are 2x more men than women.Monzo and Revolut investor backs Juni in latest major fundingBR-DGE and Trust Payments partner to expand merchant paymentsReport: 40% of BNPL users borrowing money to pay debtsBritish Business Bank hires new CEOExclusive: Freetrade announces job cuts of up to 15% of staffCashplus invites SMEs for a Digital Health Check-upWhy neurotypical employers need to adjust their hiring practicesComplyAdvantage poaches WorldRemit CTO Mark WatsonRevolut Business launches fee-free USD transfers for UK customersFunding Options adds MarketFinance to its embedded lending platformMeet WireBank: Dan McCrum’s exposé reveals the Wirecard/Deutsche Bank takeover that wasn’tHow Emmanuel Macron pulled off a French fintech boomMoney Men review: A very deep dive into the madness and mayhem of WirecardVC remains “resilient” against the backdrop of volatility, says Molten Ventures CEONatWest eyes digital wealth acquisitions amid sector slowdownZopa reportedly delaying its 2022 IPOTuum appoints ex-Pipedrive exec as CEO to lead global expansionStarling Bank updates money management feature amid cost of living crisisPM calls on fintech to lead tech revolution, as figures show fintech dominating tech investmentFinancial aggregation platform Airbank raises $20mYapily appoints payments veteran as new CTOFluid releases “revolutionary” financial super appFidor Bank plans contactless cards with fingerprint IDWirecard: A cautionary tale for fintechEmbedded finance can help Asia’s underbankedAllica Bank secures £55m in equity and debt round500,000 businesses saved by covid loan schemes, claims report