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Former OCC Acting Head Brian Brooks Joins Board of Directors at Spring Labs, which Facilitates Secure Data Exchange via DLT

Brian Brooks, Former Acting Head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), has now joined the board of Spring Labs, a firm that develops innovative tech for exchanging data securely and in an anonymous manner via a shared blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More The post Former OC…

Banking Circle Survey: 42% of Senior Bankers Say Outdated Tech Is Major Hurdle in Adopting AI to Improve AML Processes

Banking Circle, a financial infrastructure developer, notes that the rapid and widespread digital adoption by banking clients, and the accelerated digitalization across financial services following the COVID-19 outbreak have “expanded the opportunity for fraud.” Criminals are increasingly exploi…

Cross-border Fintech Wise Talks IBAN Discrimination on World Consumer Rights Day, Other Fintechs Join Wise to Address Challenges

This World Consumer Rights Day, which took place on March 15, 2021, Fintech firm Wise (previous TransferWise) talked about what they consider to be IBAN “discrimination.” This World Consumer Rights Day, let’s talk about IBAN discrimination. IBAN discrimination is against the law – and has……

Unicorn Status: Digital Identity Verification Provide Socure Raises $100 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By Accel

  Socure, a U.S.-based digital identity verification provider, announced earlier this week it secured $100 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by Accel with participation from Commerce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Flint Capital, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capita…

Ethereum 2.0 being Supported by Kraken, Gitcoin Open-Source Grants, Coinbase Also Supporting ETH 2.0 with Staking Service

Digital asset exchange Kraken recently committed funding to support the Ethereum 2.0 transition process with the New Gitcoin Giving initiative. Kraken says it will match “up to $50,000” in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure initiatives as part of Gitcoin’s donation drive (which b…

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