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The travel industry is no stranger to Data Science disruption – especially air travel. Online flight finders have been snapping up data scientists from other industries in order to make better use of the available data, and airlines have been building and opening APIs. Many services are using this opportunity

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What is Earthport’s mission statement? Earthport’s mission is to provide our clients with a simple, cost effective, single source for sending cross-border payments.  Our mission is to reinvent what is currently a complex and costly proposition to one that is transparent, simple, fast and reliable.   This enables our clients –

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FinTechNews

Since its launch in December 2014, over half a billion dollars has flowed through the Robin Hood stock trading app. Offering no-commission transactions and a much more accessible experience than traditional stock trading, the service has attracted a significant number of young first time investors. Following their high profile Series

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Daniel Faloppa is busy building Equidam, a service that aims to provide some automation (and sanity) to SME valuations. We’ve previously looked at how FinTech is enabling the startup ecosystem, and here is perhaps one of the most unique and interesting examples of that in action. We asked Daniel about

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At the end of the key FinTech talk at Heureka 2015, FinLeap Venture Partner Nasir Zubairi had just one question for the audience: Who can build better FinTech solutions – startups, banks, or a collaboration between the two? Most hands went up in favor of startups or collaboration – and,

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This article is the first installment of the FinTech Explained series, which provides brief overviews of FinTech sectors including payments, transfers, lending, banking, wealth management, and currency, with the goal of educating about disruptions in financial services. After a huge year in 2014, the payments sector of FinTech is booming.

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“FinTech is a mission to change the finance sector from its current state as a monopoly, to a more democratic, transparent sector that really serves customers. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else, least of all, the traditional finance sector!” CEO of Kantox, Philippe Gelis, expresses a kind of FinTech

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Traditional, centralized banks may be miserable at keeping power in check and satisfying customers, but they do have a convenient side. Banks are one-stop shops for accounts, loans, transfers, investments, and other consumer products. While FinTech companies are finally giving each area of banking crucial attention and updated technology, they’re

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Berlin based banking startup Number26 just raised a $10.6M Series A round courtesy of Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. Existing investors Redalpine and Earlybird also participated in the round with Daniel S. Aegerter. Number26 is already building a brand in the German and Austrian markets with their incredibly quick and easy

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The RBC Wallet, powered by RBC Secure Cloud, is now available, enabling RBC Mobile clients to purchase goods and services with their RBC Interac Debit or Visa credit cards using their Bell Mobility Android smartphone. “We are excited to bring the RBC Wallet to RBC and Bell Mobility clients,” said

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