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Mastercard gets the thumbs up for $920m VocaLink takeover

Mastercard announced its takeover of 92.4% of the company last June before the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) raised concerns about the deal. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

London and Singapore remain world’s top FinTech hubs

FinTech hubs are popping up in cities around the world, but established players like London and Singapore continue to be the top centres. Read more: www.finextra.com

British FinTech sector has shrugged off Brexit dip

Britain's financial technology sector has recovered from an initial dip after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, says a UK regulator. Read more: uk.news.yahoo.com

Starling Bank Developer Portal goes live

Starling Bank today unveiled its much anticipated Developer Portal and took the next step on its roadmap to building out its Marketplace Platform. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Yoyo Wallet powers Caffè Nero’s first mobile payment & loyalty app...

Yoyo Wallet and Caffè Nero today launch the coffee brand’s first mobile payment and loyalty app in a bid to take its iconic blue stamp card into the digital age. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Meniga picks up €7.5m to help banks adapt to FinTech

Digital banking platform Meniga has picked up €7.5m in a round led by Nordic VC Industrifonden. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Monzo gets full UK license, looks to expand to EU

Digital-only bank Monzo just received its full banking license from the United Kingdom. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Zopa backer Forward Partners closes new £60m fund

London-based VC Forward Partner has closed its new early stage fund with £60m. The firm counts peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa among its portfolio. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

83North closes $250m fund to invest in Europe and Israel

London and Tel Aviv-based venture firm 83North has closed a new fund with $250m. The fund is the firm’s fourth raised in 11 years. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

FinTech firms become mainstream

FinTech firms are giving consumers what they want – transparency and full access to data. Read more: www.banklesstimes.com