Former Barclays’ chief joins board of bitcoin wallet startup

Fresh from launching his own fintech startup, 10x Future Technologies, former Barclays Bank chief Antony Jenkins is extending his interests in the broader non-bank ecosystem by joining the board of digital currency outfit Blockchain. Ousted from Barclays in July last year, Jenkins has become a passionate advocate of the need for radical tech-driven change in traditional banking practices. He made his first move into the fintech sector in August, joining non-bank foreign exchange firm Currencies Direct as non-executive chairman. Read more: