Santander Bank Empowers New Customers With The WOW Factor
May26

Santander Bank Empowers New Customers With The WOW Factor

‘Walk Out Working’ (WOW) Experience Ensures New Customers Can Access Digital Banking Tools on Day One Opening a new account at Santander Bank is faster and easier than ever thanks to the Bank’s latest customer-focused initiative – ‘Walk Out Working’ (WOW).  Now when customers open an account at a Santander branch, they can set up their digital banking tools on site and the Bank’s colleagues will...

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Infosys Announces Strategic Alliance with HP Inc.
May26

Infosys Announces Strategic Alliance with HP Inc.

Infosys and HP Inc. today launched joint Retail Point of Sale (RPOS) and Enterprise Device as a Service (DaaS) solutions to help businesses accelerate digital transformation as part of the HP Global System Integrator (GSI) Alliance Program. The joint RPOS solution offers a digital approach across the supply chain, enabling real-time collaboration between shoppers, retailers and vendors at the point of purchase, providing a true...

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HSA Bank Recognized by WEX Health for Outstanding Achievements
May26

HSA Bank Recognized by WEX Health for Outstanding Achievements

HSA Bank has been honored by WEX Health with a 2016 Partner Excellence Award for outstanding business achievements. HSA Bank received the Excellence Award for Partner of the Year at Partner Conference 2017, the annual WEX Health Partner conference held recently in Hollywood, Florida. HSA Bank was selected for this award because of its extraordinary results across all Excellence Award categories and its “best all-around...

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Cybersecurity on the High Seas, a Growing Threat to the Superyacht Industry
May26

Cybersecurity on the High Seas, a Growing Threat to the Superyacht Industry

In May, several national newspapers released an exposé on a growing threat facing the super yachting industry: hacking. One article states the apparent ease cybercriminals had in taking over a super yacht, with a hacker mooring up and taking complete control over a multimillion-dollar vessel in a matter of hours. Yacht owners, just like all other individuals and businesses, are at risk of various types of data being exposed, from...

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Agenda & Keynote Line Up at Money20/20 Europe Set to Define the Future of Money
May26

Agenda & Keynote Line Up at Money20/20 Europe Set to Define the Future of Money

Bringing leaders in payment innovation, financial services and FinTech to Copenhagen from 26-28 June Money 20/20 Europe will welcome more than 380 speakers including Square’s Jack Dorsey and CEO of BBVA Carlos Torres Villa Money20/20 Europe, the leading pan-European FinTech event, today released its complete June 2017 agenda alongside their full keynote line up, which includes: CEO & Founder of Square and Twitter, Jack Dorsey;...

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SafeCharge Customers to Accept Card Payments in the U.S.
May26

SafeCharge Customers to Accept Card Payments in the U.S.

Partnership enables SafeCharge customers to accept card payments in the US at domestic rates and with maximised acceptance rates SafeCharge  today announced a partnership to process payments in the United States through Chase, a global leader in card processing. Through the partnership, SafeCharge customers will benefit from card processing under domestic conditions. For the consumer, this means a smoother payment experience and a...

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Wirecard Checkout Portal Expanded to Include Shipping Tool SendCloud
May26

Wirecard Checkout Portal Expanded to Include Shipping Tool SendCloud

SendCloud, a tool for the optimisation of shipping processes, is a new cooperative partner of the Wirecard Checkout Portal. The shipping tool reflects the trend which has seen many consumers demand increased flexibility and customisation in the field of online shopping. This also applies to shipping deliveries. Online retailers can now meet this requirement on account of the Checkout Portal being expanded by the SendCloud shipping...

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Prepaid Financial Services has Received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise
May26

Prepaid Financial Services has Received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Prepaid Financial Services Limited (PFS) has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category for International Trade. Established in 2008, the company has evolved from being a prepaid programme manager into a major payments service provider. It could be said that PFS is a true FinTech, operating long before the term was coined. Having established itself as a prepaid card provider, the company saw an...

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“OwlChain” Launched as the World’s First Food Blockchain Provenance System
May26

“OwlChain” Launched as the World’s First Food Blockchain Provenance System

“OwlTing” teams up with Nice Garden, Upwelling Ocean to set new standards on self-regulations for food safety OwlTing, a leading e-commerce platform for safe food products that connects fine-quality food vendors and reputable local farmers in Taiwan, has successfully integrated Blockchain technologies into its supply chain infrastructure. The company today announced OwlChain, the world’s first Ethereum-based food...

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Stuart Law Warns that Suppressing BTL Market Risks the Overall Housing Market
May26

Stuart Law Warns that Suppressing BTL Market Risks the Overall Housing Market

Today Stuart Law, founder and CEO of one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing P2P platforms Assetz Capital, issued a warning to politicians and consumers about the risk that is being taken with the buy-to-let market and the consequences it could have on the UK housing market. Stuart Law commented: “Currently we find ourselves in a very precarious position when it comes to the housing market. The Bank of England and the...

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BMO Financial Group and the DMZ at Ryerson University Partner
May26

BMO Financial Group and the DMZ at Ryerson University Partner

The #FintechAccelerator innovation program will fuel the success of a leading group of national start-ups looking to expand their businesses BMO Financial Group and the DMZ at Ryerson University announced today that they would be extending their partnership with the launch of the “DMZ-BMO Fintech Accelerator” program, benefitting Canada’s top financial technology startups. Following the success of 2016’s...

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RSRCHXchange Wins ‘Most Innovative Data Product’
May26

RSRCHXchange Wins ‘Most Innovative Data Product’

RSRCHXchange won the award for ‘Most Innovative Data Product’ at the annual Financial News Trading and Technology Awards held in London on 25 May 2017. The Financial News Trading and Technology Awards celebrate the success stories of those trading and technology firms operating in, and supporting, financial markets. Winning firms have been chosen by the Financial News editors and a judging panel drawn from financial industry experts...

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IFGS: Angelique Mohring, GainX
May26

IFGS: Angelique Mohring, GainX

Angelique Mohring from GainX speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Julia Streets, Streets Consulting
May26

IFGS: Julia Streets, Streets Consulting

Julia Streets from Streets Consulting speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Katka Letzing, Kickstart Accelerator
May26

IFGS: Katka Letzing, Kickstart Accelerator

Katka Letzing from Kickstart Accelerator speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Thomas Krogh Jensen, Copenhagen Fintech
May26

IFGS: Thomas Krogh Jensen, Copenhagen Fintech

Thomas Krogh Jensen from Copenhagen Fintech speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Victor Trokoudes, Plum
May26

IFGS: Victor Trokoudes, Plum

Victor Trokoudes from Plum speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Angela Stulley, Xignite
May26

IFGS: Angela Stulley, Xignite

Angela Stulley from Xignite speaks to us at IFGS.

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E-Residency Launches True Borderless Banking
May26

E-Residency Launches True Borderless Banking

The world’s first e-Residency programme has today partnered with the Finnish fintech company Holvi to launch borderless digital banking for its borderless digital nation. E-Residency enables anyone to apply to join a new digital nation, powered by the Republic of Estonia, and then register a global EU company that can be managed online from anywhere in the world. This new partnership eliminates the need for e-residents to travel to...

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2017 – The Year of Cost-Cutting
May26

2017 – The Year of Cost-Cutting

2016 was punctuated by a large number of banks announcing their intentions to cut costs. In the UK we saw efficiency drives from the like of HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group, with the latter publicly targeting a further 20% belt-tightening by the end of 2017. RBS made cuts on its investment banking side, and Barclays described itself as “unrelenting in its pursuit for lower costs”. Further afield the trend continued, with similar major...

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From Magic Beans to E-wallets: a Short History of Alternative Payments
May26

From Magic Beans to E-wallets: a Short History of Alternative Payments

Unexpected turns From the time Jack traded a cow for a handful of magic beans, to tapping a rectangular piece of plastic against an NFC reader, how we have paid for goods has taken many unexpected turns over the years. We’ve swapped, signed, scanned and ‘chip and PIN-ned’. The UK has a somewhat unique payment culture in relation to the rest of Europe. Here, cash is no longer king – indeed, numerous experts have predicted the use of...

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Capriza Passes 1 Million Global Users
May26

Capriza Passes 1 Million Global Users

Achieves 5X User Growth as Digital Transformation Initiatives Drive Surging Demand for Mobile Solutions Capriza announced the latest milestone in its company trajectory with over one million users in over 100 countries now using the Capriza platform. In the past 18 months, global users have increased from 200,000 to over 1,000,000 – a significant 5X growth that demonstrates Capriza’s traction in the market. Businesses are embracing...

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Cyber Resilience: The Key to Security in the Financial Services Industry
May26

Cyber Resilience: The Key to Security in the Financial Services Industry

When it comes to judging the range of cyber threats that businesses find themselves up against, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it started and ended with hackers. And while hacking – whether in DDoS attacks, or phishing scams – represents the bulk of an organisation’s cyber fears, there are many other ways their technology can be compromised. Back in 2013 a particularly unusual case came to light, when a disgruntled employee was...

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Cartwright Adopts RiskFirst’s PFaroe System
May26

Cartwright Adopts RiskFirst’s PFaroe System

“Partnering with the analytics and modelling industry leader allows us to focus even more on our clients and their strategies,” says Cartwright as it selects RiskFirst’s PFaroe Cartwright will use RiskFirst’s risk analytics platform, PFaroe, to perform asset-liability modelling, monitor funding levels and investment risk, and track triggers for asset switches, enabling the consultancy to design and implement holistic real-time...

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Auriga Urges Banks to Make the Most of Technology
May26

Auriga Urges Banks to Make the Most of Technology

Auriga is urging banks to prepare for sudden spikes in cash withdrawals this weekend, as another bank holiday puts pressure on banks to get cash to the right place at the right time. “It’s more than just the money in your customer’s wallet that’s at stake”, explained David Smith, Business Development & Partner Management at Auriga, “if your customers can’t get access to their money, they’ll turn to your competitors and let you...

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RPMI Railpen Meets Deadline with Reporting as a Service® Solution from Opus Nebula
May26

RPMI Railpen Meets Deadline with Reporting as a Service® Solution from Opus Nebula

RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has selected and implemented Opus Nebula’s Reporting as a Service® solution for its client investment reports. The Reporting as a Service® solution replaces a legacy reporting system and Railpen’s clients will now benefit from richer report content and shorter delivery times. The solution was delivered on time and within the original project budget. Railpen was advised in late 2015 that their existing reporting...

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IFGS: Bipin Sahni, Wells Fargo
May25

IFGS: Bipin Sahni, Wells Fargo

Bipin Sahni from Wells Fargo speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Daniel Aranda, Ripple
May25

IFGS: Daniel Aranda, Ripple

Daniel Aranda from Ripple speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Helen Wang, BBD
May25

IFGS: Helen Wang, BBD

Helen Wang from BBD speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial Ltd
May25

IFGS: Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial Ltd

Mark Bradbury form Apply Financial Ltd speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Adam Rowe, Guard Square
May25

IFGS: Adam Rowe, Guard Square

Adam Rowe from Guard Square speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: David Parker, Bahrain EDB
May25

IFGS: David Parker, Bahrain EDB

David Parker from Bahrain EDB speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Richard Peers, Microsoft
May25

IFGS: Richard Peers, Microsoft

Richard Peers from Microsoft speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Andreas Ullsten, FA Solutions
May25

IFGS: Andreas Ullsten, FA Solutions

Andreas Ullsten from FA Solutions speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Chris Gledhill, Secco Aura
May25

IFGS: Chris Gledhill, Secco Aura

Chris Gledhill from Secco Aura speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Dr Segun Aina, Fintech Associates Ltd
May25

IFGS: Dr Segun Aina, Fintech Associates Ltd

Dr Segun Aina from Fintech Associates Ltd speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Richard Ingles, Contego
May25

IFGS: Richard Ingles, Contego

Richard Ingles from Contego speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Tom Winstanley, NTT Data
May25

IFGS: Tom Winstanley, NTT Data

Tom Winstanley from NTT Data speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Rune Gustafsen, Prophet
May25

IFGS: Rune Gustafsen, Prophet

Rune Gustafsen from Prophet speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Rodney Bain, APEXX Fintech Ltd
May25

IFGS: Rodney Bain, APEXX Fintech Ltd

Rodney Bain from APEXX Fintech Ltd speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Rahul Powar, OnDmarc
May25

IFGS: Rahul Powar, OnDmarc

Rahul Powar from OnDmarc speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Nicola Cowburn, qumramAG
May25

IFGS: Nicola Cowburn, qumramAG

Nicola Cowburn from qumramAG speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Louise Brett, Deloitte
May25

IFGS: Louise Brett, Deloitte

Louise Brett from Deloitte speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Laurent Nizri, Paris Fintech Forum
May25

IFGS: Laurent Nizri, Paris Fintech Forum

Laurent Nizri from Paris Fintech Forum speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Guy Halford-Thompson, BTL
May25

IFGS: Guy Halford-Thompson, BTL

Guy Halford-Thompson from BTL speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Conor McAleavey, Leveris
May25

IFGS: Conor McAleavey, Leveris

Conor McAleavey from Leveris speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Anne Boden, Starling Bank
May25

IFGS: Anne Boden, Starling Bank

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Andrew Davis, Invest Hong Kong
May25

IFGS: Andrew Davis, Invest Hong Kong

Andrew Davis from Invest Hong Kong speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Benedetta Arese Lucini, Oval Money
May25

IFGS: Benedetta Arese Lucini, Oval Money

Benedetta Arese Lucini from Oval Money speaks to us at IFGS.

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IFGS: Alex Murphy, WorldRemit
May25

IFGS: Alex Murphy, WorldRemit

Alex Murphy from WorldRemit speaks to us at IFGS.

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