Short Takes: ING €140MM digital bank mark-down, Starling raising $200MM+, Binance $4B in P2P trading, Lloyds supply chain onboarding, Insurtech chatbots, and China’s Digital Yuan $300MM volume

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Here are the top updates hitting our radar:

  1. ING to shed 1000 jobs; reins in digital banking ambitions (link here)

  2. UK Challenger Bank TSB Partners with Wealthify to Launch an Investment Program (link here)

  3. Fintech startup Vivid Money raises $17.6M (link here)

  4. Australia Taps Ethereum for Digital Dollar (AUD) Project (link here) and Australia to explore blockchain-based wholesale central bank digital currency (link here)

  5. Binance P2P Crypto Trading Tops $4.2 Billion in One Year (link here)

  6. China’s UnionPay and Korea’s Danal to launch crypto-supporting digital card (link here) and Use of China’s Digital Yuan Nears $300 Million (link here)

  7. UK Treasury Drafting Private Stablecoin Regulations and Researching CBDC with BoE (link here)

  8. Lloyds Bank, Demica Team Up For SCF Digital Onboarding (link here)

  9. Radius Bank launches commercial API banking platform and developer Sandbox (link here)

  10. UK Digital Bank Starling Launches New Capital Driv…

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