You’ve heard of FinTech, get ready for RegTech

Fintech is transforming consumer financial services, but automation and data innovation can also help banks meet their growing regulatory demands. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

Android Pay comes to Chase Visa cardholders

Beginning today, Chase Visa consumer credit and debit cardholders can now use Android Pay to make simple and secure payments in stores and in mobile apps. Read more: www.finextra.com

Robo-advice tech, a ‘nightmare’ for FinTech

Gilbert Van Roon, chief executive officer of Fintech Compliance, believes that chasing the robo-advice dream can be a regulatory nightmare for fintech entrepreneurs. Read more: thefintechtimes.com

Walmart, MoneyGram join for online funds transfer deal

MoneyGram and Walmart have decided to team up to take on online funds transfers. Now powered by MoneyGram, Walmart shoppers have some new capabilities. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Virtual currencies unlikely to crowd out fiat

The Swift Institute has published a new research paper analysing whether Bitcoin will crowd out fiat currencies in the global community. Read more: www.finextra.com

Banking on collaboration

The disruptive forces of technology and legislation are forcing banks to become open and collaborative, things which they historically found challenging. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

International Growth Is The Next Frontier for FinTech

Since 2010, marketplace loan origination has doubled annually in the U.S. to $12bn in 2014, according to Morgan Stanley. Read more: www.forbes.com

Why do we need digital ID systems in financial services?

The idea of a universal, tamper-proof digital identity becomes increasingly relevant in the face of political, economic and other uncertainties around the world. Read more: letstalkpayments.com

Bitcoin price prepped for bull rally

The sentiment among analysts is that bitcoin is preparing itself for a hefty move in the coming weeks, but still needs a little more time to warm up. Read more: bitcoinist.net

FinTech – what’s in a name?

FinTech as a label is becoming increasingly problematic. Leda Glyptis deconstructs the real meaning and implications behind the term. Read more: banknxt.com