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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2021 - Chris Skinner's blog

Things we’re reading today include … What would Google do to reboot banking? Square closes up nearly 5% after Jack Dorsey’s company launches its own bank Citi marks a quiet transition as Fraser takes the reins Central banks don’t have to pick winners and losers to fight climate change What …

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Is there life on Mars? - Chris Skinner's blog

Twenty years ago, I remember being impressed when the late, great David Bowie launched a bank. Admittedly it was backed by USA Bankshares, a proper bank, but the idea of celebrity-branded banks was expected to become a thing. Funnily enough, it hasn’t (unless you count Will.i.am and Atom) yet, nevertheless, …

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Five On It: Black Neobank First Boulevard Raises Seed Funding - Finovate

First Boulevard, a challenger bank dedicated to serving the African American community, announced a $5 million seed funding round this week. Participating in the investment were Barclays, Anthemis, and a number of angel investors including actress Gabrielle Union and AutoZone CFO Jamere Jackson. Donald Hawkins, CEO and co-founder of the Overland, Kansas-based neobank, said that Read more...

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2021 - Chris Skinner's blog

Things we’re reading today include … What would Google do to reboot banking? Pandemic pressures push US banks towards consolidation Square’s in-house bank kicks off operations India’s Central Bank Sees Pros and Cons With National Digital Currency Why central banks love printing money Coutts, the bank to rely on in …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2021 - Chris Skinner's blog

Things we’re reading today include … What would Google do to reboot banking? Pandemic pressures push US banks towards consolidation Square’s in-house bank kicks off operations India’s Central Bank Sees Pros and Cons With National Digital Currency Why central banks love printing money Coutts, the bank to rely on in …

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FinovateEurope Digital 2021 Sneak Peek: Quantum Metric - Finovate

Quantum Metric‘s platform for Continuous Product Design gives business and technical teams a single version of truth that is fast, quantified, and based on what matters most — your customers’ perspectives. Features Reduce customer friction and optimise self-service funnels faster Deflect inbound calls due to user friction with real-time customer rescue Make data-driven decisions on Read more...