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To build Southeast Asia’s superapp, Grab looks to China’s giants for inspiration

There are similarities and differences between Southeast Asia and China phone users when it comes to applications.
Raisin's cofounders.

PRESENTING: The 15 European fintechs VCs think will blow up in 2019

The European fintech market is a hotbed of new, vibrant companies working across a variety of sectors.

Grab unveils a slew of new services, including one that allows customers to pay for expensive items by instalment with 0% interest

Not everyone will be eligible though. Here's what you need to have access to the service.
Revolut CEO Nik Storonsky

Revolut is fighting back after yet more allegations were made against the $1.7 billion fintech unicorn after a week from hell

A customer complained about an incident where £70,000 was incorrectly paid into another person’s Revolut account.

Here come Square earnings…

Square is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results after Wednesday's closing bell.
Aspiration CEO and co-founder Andrei Cherny.

A digital bank that’s raised over $100 million will pay you to shop at do-good businesses like Apple and Target

The deposits will be "100% fossil fuel free," and users will earn additional rewards on their purchases at vendors who carry out sustainable business practices.
Wealthfront cofounders Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll.

Robo Wealthfront is launching a high-yield savings account as it looks to manage more millennial cash

Robo-advisor Wealthfront is rolling out a high-yield cash account, pushing deeper into the core services of banking.
Arik Shtilman, cofounder and CEO of Rapyd.

$22.5 billion Stripe is investing in a digital payments company that’s aiming to be the Amazon Web Services of the fintech world

Stripe, one of Silicon Valley's hottest payment startup, is backing another payment paltform by participating in a $40 million funding round.
Nikolay Storonsky, Revolut.

UK fintech unicorn Revolut forced to deny links to Russia

Revolut has strongly denied claims that its activities in securing a Lithuanian banking license are attempts to interfere in the country's politics.
Chime co-founders Chris Britt and Ryan King are going up against the big banks.

Challenger bank Chime just added a record-breaking number of accounts in 24 hours following the Wells Fargo outage

Challenger bank Chime, founded in 2013, offers its customers a fee-less checking account, which is a rare among US banks.