China banks on startups

(CHINA) A private bank has opened in China to help finance science and technology startups. The Zhongguancun Bank is backed by 11 investors and has registered capital of $590 million. Zhongguancun is a te...

‘Building the bank of the future’

(FRANCE) Global banking giant BNP Paribas is partnering with a Paris-based startup campus to run an accelerator programme for fintechs. It will join with Silicon Valley's Plug and Play, the internationall...

Barclays gives its customers a voice

|1 August 2016| UK Barclays is rolling out its voice recognition service to all banking customers as it moves to further strengthen security for its customer. The bank insists this will improve securit...