Overview by Maarten Korz (@korz) of this weeks innovations & startups in the financial (FinTech) and banking industry. This week:
- Fintech accelerator opens for applications
- Pay your friends through Facebook Messenger
- Alibaba “Smile to pay”
- Halifax is testing heartbeat as pincode
- Square acquires payments company Kili
- Swatch contactless payments in May
- Withdraw Cash Without a Card?
- 8 emerging sectors in fintech for global investors
- CoPay: be your own bank
- Pariti: The bright way to manage your money
- PSD2: Can banks take the lead in the mobile payments race?y
- Are we going through a Kodak/Nokia moment in banking?
- Innovations in Mobile Banking