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Extracting corporate religion

Judith Ellen Brunton: Chip, we have crossed paths often before, likely because we study religion in North America in a way that centers natural resources and focuses on land and sea. Our connecting here again seems to suggest something already about the corporate form in the study of religion. As if it is inevitable that our studying natural resources means we study corporations. Maybe we can work to untangle that together here. What...

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US Challenger Banks Have Enjoyed a Spike in Customers During Covid but How Far Can They Go?

Covid-19 has proved a fertile period for US challenger banks, which are beginning to gather momentum, as they have in Europe, after initially struggling to win the hearts and minds of Americans. Stuart Sopp, CEO and founder of Current, a challenger bank with over two million customers, said its customer numbers had skyrocketed during the pandemic. “The past year we’ve seen an acceleration to digital banking and more than doubled...

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Welsh Fintech Delio Selected for Fintech Innovation Lab New York

Ten emerging technology companies have been selected to participate in the 2021 FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage enterprise tech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives. Among this year’s participants is Cardiff-based...