finder fintech roundup: Blockchain payments and revelations

Elizabeth Barry 18 November 2016 NEWS

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Fintech companies from Sydney to London feature in the roundup this week.

A London-based fintech is developing a blockchain payments solution for the retail sector and Australian fintech heavyweights revealed insights at this week's Fintech Summit.

What fintech companies really think about partnerships

Partnering with banks has become the norm for many fintech companies, but not every industry player agrees. CEOs of fintech companies uno and Persello, as well as the Managing Director of Tyro Payments, debated the topic at this week's Fintech Summit.

London retailers will soon be able to take payments using blockchain

London-based fintech company SETL has teamed up with Deloitte to develop a payments card that utilises blockchain technology. The card is designed for the London retail sector and will be launched as soon as early 2017.

SocietyOne CEO says fintech companies are asking the wrong questions

Jason Yetton, new CEO of peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne, says "compete or collaborate" is the wrong question for fintechs to ask. He gave the opening keynote at this week's Fintech Summit in Sydney.

The finder fintech roundup is a summary of the news in fintech from the past week. Check back every Friday to catch up.

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