Does your bank need an innovation lab?

Traditional banking providers in the US are falling behind in the innovation arms race that will define the industry for the next 20 years. Read more: thefinancialbrand.com

Ripple adds 10 new financial firms to ‘blockchain network’

Ripple is adding 10 new banks and financial services providers to what it's now calling its "blockchain network". Read more: www.coindesk.com

The future of insurance is collaboration

To the outside observer the insurance industry may look very conservative. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Risk-wary banks chill Bitcoin market

At least three bitcoin exchanges have said in recent weeks that they can’t process transactions in dollars, as global banks pull back from sectors they deem too risky. Read more: www.wsj.com

Former Coinbase engineer launches Ethereum search engine

A former software engineer for cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has launched a new search engine for ethereum. Read more: www.coindesk.com

ATMIA hits out at ‘anti-cash’ financial exclusion lobby

The ATM Industry Association has accused the anti-cash lobby of peddling "fake news". Read more: www.finextra.com

Sikoba launches presale ahead of token ICO

Sikoba is taking the first step towards its upcoming ICO by launching a token presale. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

Exscudo, blockchain financial services provider, launches ICO

The ICO campaign of Exscudo, a new financial ecosystem, will run 37 days from April 25th till May 31st, 2017. Read more: www.bitcoinist.com

How is tech culture changing the face of financial services?

Hays’ Carolyn Dickason looks at how tech’s perks are starting to move into a more traditional sector: financial services. Read more: www.siliconrepublic.com

5 startups rebooting regulation

FinTech has another cousin. The rise of InsurTech is running parallel to the rise of RegTech. Read more: bankinnovation.net