Money20/20 Trends: AI, ‘Everyday Commerce’ and Security
Nov01

Money20/20 Trends: AI, ‘Everyday Commerce’ and Security

The bright lights of Las Vegas have gone out on Money20/20 for another year. As always, the event brought together the biggest names in payments and provided unprecedented insight into the future of financial services. So, after four days of discussions and demonstrations, what were the three big trends from this year’s installment? Artificial intelligence: Enabling hyper-personalization This was the year that artificial intelligence...

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44% of Americans would Struggle to find $400 to Pay for an Emergency, Observes GlobalData
Oct30

44% of Americans would Struggle to find $400 to Pay for an Emergency, Observes GlobalData

The four day Money20/20 event which took place in Las Vegas recently, featured presentations and discussions from leading company’s Cognizant, American Express, Intuit,  IPsoft, Bank of America, HSBC, and Capital One exploring the customer experience and how technology can help improve the way in which financial providers serve their users. Daoud Fakhri, Prinicipal Retail Banking Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...

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Steady Wins Money20/20 Startup Pitch
Oct27

Steady Wins Money20/20 Startup Pitch

New App Solves The Pain Points Faced By Millions of Independent Workers Steady won the Startup Pitch at Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week. Steady was one of 24 companies selected to compete in the Startup Pitch out of a total pool of 1,000 applicants. Startup Pitch is a popular component of the annual Money20/20 conference, which is attended by 11,000 leaders in banking, payments and FinTech. Set to launch in the first quarter of...

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Banking in the midst of a Technology Driven Revolution which could Cost a Third of Banking Jobs by 2040
Oct26

Banking in the midst of a Technology Driven Revolution which could Cost a Third of Banking Jobs by 2040

The four day Money20/20, event is currently taking place in Las Vegas and on day two it turned its attention to the future outlook of the banking sector. Daoud Fakhri, Prinicipal Retail Banking Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, attending Money20/20, commented: ‘Part of day two’s agenda focussed on payments, commerce, security, and banking. Every speaker agreed that banking is in the midst of a...

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FinancialForce Delivers Major New Innovations For Services-Driven Companies
Oct25

FinancialForce Delivers Major New Innovations For Services-Driven Companies

FinancialForce’s latest fall ERP release empowers professional services organizations to dynamically optimize time and talent, and deliver more predictable business performance with next-generation analytics and forecasting. FinancialForce, the number one customer-centric ERP vendor, today announced several new innovations and capabilities for its Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution, including enhanced forecasting,...

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Vantiv Partners with AEVI
Oct25

Vantiv Partners with AEVI

The first-of-its-kind open marketplace solution on Vantiv’s SmartPay Terminals empowers merchants with an application platform that revolutionizes payments at the Point of Sale AEVI and Vantiv announced today at Money20/20 USA, a major strategic partnership in North America to provide Vantiv’s channel partners and merchants with an open application platform across the acquirer’s SmartPay Series of hardware devices. Vantiv and AEVI’s...

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myGini Inc. to Introduce a Pioneering Payment Software Platform
Oct25

myGini Inc. to Introduce a Pioneering Payment Software Platform

Today myGini Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of leading-edge software solutions for the fintech sector, announced the unveiling of its integrated payments and loyalty application, myGini. Launched at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, myGini represents a true innovation in the financial services market. myGini is an integrated payments and shopping app that connects cardholders, retailers and banks. By serving as a bridge between...

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Clinc Charges ahead with Global Deployments in 6 Countries
Oct25

Clinc Charges ahead with Global Deployments in 6 Countries

Clinc Rolls out Conversational A.I. in 80 Languages Fresh on the heels of winning “Best in Show” at American Banker’s BankAI conference, today from Money20/20 USA, Clinc, the financial industry’s most sophisticated conversational A.I. experience, announced that it has partnered with İşbank, the largest private bank in Turkey, to bring its unbounded natural language A.I. to a global stage. Clinc also announced that its A.I....

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Patrick Byrne Announces Key Details on tZERO’s ICO at Money20/20 
Oct25

Patrick Byrne Announces Key Details on tZERO’s ICO at Money20/20 

ICO generating interest from both emerging crypto-capital markets and global institutional funds Dr. Patrick M. Byrne, chairman of t0.com, Inc. a portfolio company of Overstock.com’s Medici Ventures, announced at the Money20/20 conference additional details relating to tZERO’s proposed initial coin offering (ICO), utilizing a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT), administered as a SAFT pre-sale through SAFTLaunch.com. Byrne...

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AI to have a hugely Beneficial Impact upon Society, observes GlobalData
Oct25

AI to have a hugely Beneficial Impact upon Society, observes GlobalData

Las Vegas, a city where money talks like nowhere else on earth is hosting the annual Money20/20 event over the next 5 days – 22-25 October 2017. The event is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services, able to attract presenters of the highest calibre from around the world. Daoud Fakhri, Prinicipal Retail Banking Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company,...

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Fitbit Pay launches in the UK – Commentary from Fujitsu’s CTO for Financial Services
Oct25

Fitbit Pay launches in the UK – Commentary from Fujitsu’s CTO for Financial Services

Ian Bradbury, CTO for Financial Services, UK and Ireland at ‎Fujitsu: “Payments have evolved significantly in recent years, most notably with the proliferation of contactless payment methods which have increased by over 140% in the past year alone. It is no wonder therefore, that the next step in the progression of payments will be with wearable devices, and the launch of Fitbit Pay represents this movement. As with the contactless...

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Travelex Announces Strategic Changes in North American and Global Leadership
Oct25

Travelex Announces Strategic Changes in North American and Global Leadership

James Hewitt Named CEO, Travelex North America, and Nick Cerise Becomes Global Head of Products and Payments Financial/Payment Industry Veterans Charged with Expanding and Enhancing Company’s Services Travelex has appointed two accomplished payment industry executives to senior leadership positions. James Hewitt has been named CEO of Travelex North America and Nick Cerise has been appointed to the new position of Global Head of...

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Verady Launches VeraNet, a Cryptocurrency Accounting and Audit Platform
Oct24

Verady Launches VeraNet, a Cryptocurrency Accounting and Audit Platform

Top 100 Accounting Firm Aprio Successfully Uses VeraNet for Audit Verady is formally announcing a strategic partnership with Aprio, a nationally-recognized CPA-led business advisory firm, headquartered in Georgia. Aprio is a strong partner for the Atlanta-based company. Verady has been working closely with Aprio over the past several years to assist with auditing one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency payment processing...

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Money 2020 USA: Further To Its Successful Beta Test – Fidor Partners With Eight Inc.
Oct24

Money 2020 USA: Further To Its Successful Beta Test – Fidor Partners With Eight Inc.

Tying in with Money 2020 USA this week, Fidor, the innovative provider of digital banking solutions, today signed a partnership agreement with Eight Inc., the strategic design and innovation firm renowned for bringing transformative innovation to leading brands. The partnership will see Eight Inc. and Fidor jointly designing the customer experience for Fidor’s digital, community-based marketplace for financial services. The product,...

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Finn.ai Raises $3 Million in Institutional Financing Round
Oct24

Finn.ai Raises $3 Million in Institutional Financing Round

Fast-growing AI startup spearheads virtual assistant adoption in banking industry Finn.ai announced it has raised $3 million in its recent institutional financing round. Yaletown Partners, a Vancouver-based national venture capital firm focused on Canadian emerging-growth technology companies, Flying Fish Partners, a Seattle-based venture capital firm, and John Livingston, former CEO and Chairman of Absolute Software: (TSX:ABT) led...

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Envestnet | Yodlee to Integrate Risk Insight Solutions with Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter
Oct24

Envestnet | Yodlee to Integrate Risk Insight Solutions with Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter

Envestnet | Yodlee announced its integration with Fannie Mae through a pilot program to digitally validate borrowers’ assets. Fannie Mae will leverage Envestnet | Yodlee’s Risk Insight Solutions to fuel the Day 1 Certainty™ validation of assets offering, which gives lenders a faster and simplified borrower experience. The Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions are designed to supplement traditional credit reports by...

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Bank Leumi Collaborates with Temenos and VMware
Oct24

Bank Leumi Collaborates with Temenos and VMware

Building on the success of Pepper, Bank Leumi’s mobile-only bank, the three companies are collaborating to help drive the digital banking revolution Today at Money 20/20, Temenos and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced a collaboration with Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI), Israel’s leading bank, to create an advanced digital banking platform for banks. The new solution available today to banks worldwide is based on the platform originally...

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Redrock Biometrics Announces Availability of PalmID
Oct24

Redrock Biometrics Announces Availability of PalmID

Company Joins the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator to Advance Security and Authentication efforts for Payments, Banking, and Ecommerce Redrock Biometrics announced commercial availability of PalmIDTM, the first market-ready, and secure, palm-based biometric authentication solution. PalmID features enrollment portability – when users enroll with PalmID on one device, they are automatically enrolled on other devices with PalmID...

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Bank of America Expands Its Use of Biometrics With Intel Hardware-Based Security Technologies
Oct24

Bank of America Expands Its Use of Biometrics With Intel Hardware-Based Security Technologies

New Security Feature Introduces Digital Authentication for Online Banking Bank of America announced today it would begin implementing Intel®Online Connect technology into its online banking platform, giving customers added security when they bank online. The two companies will jointly preview the technology at this week’s Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas. Bank of America plans to incorporate the security feature into its online...

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Yoyo Grows to Power 1.75m Transactions a Month
Oct24

Yoyo Grows to Power 1.75m Transactions a Month

Yoyo now processes more than 1.75 million transactions a month, and is well on course to reach 2 million a month before the new year, following a period of rapid growth.Making the announcement at Money2020 Las Vegas this week, Yoyo also announced it had hit more than 700,000 users, with over 370,000 monthly active users, a 75% increase in just six months. Yoyo has continued to expand beyond the education and corporate catering sectors...

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Money20/20 to launch in China
Oct24

Money20/20 to launch in China

Hangzhou to host first China edition of the leading payments and fintech event in 2018 Las Vegas, USA: Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the global business-to- business information company, announces today that its Chief Executive Duncan Painter has personally signed a long-term partnership agreement with the city of Hangzhou and the district of Xiaoshan to run a new edition of its highly successful Money20/20 event series. The agreement...

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The Payments Race! Day 3
Oct23

The Payments Race! Day 3

The next wave of Vlogs from the payment are now all live! Our group continued their journey on Thursday towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 3, to tie into Money 20/20 Asia next year is to buy/give something… anything to someone in Singapore. This could be a virtual good, a item brought in the US and shipped etc. Check out some of the highlights here: Amelie Using Bitcoin –...

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The Payments Race! Day 2
Oct22

The Payments Race! Day 2

The Second wave of Vlogs from the payment are now all live! Our group continued their journey on Thursday towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 2 was to varied to each racer… so thanks to our friends at Jobs Ohio, their challenge was to: Vlogger #1: Cleveland: Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame 1100 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA Challenge: Buy an Ohio hat, travel to location indicated,...

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The Payments Race! Day 1
Oct21

The Payments Race! Day 1

The First Vlogs from the payment are now live! Our group started on Wednesday in Toronto on their journey towards the bright lights of Las Vegas. The challenge for them on Day 1 was to get at least three people at the conference to wish them luck and give them a tip to make their journey. Check out some of the highlights HERE:   Amelie Using Bitcoin – Day 1 Jordan Using Contactless – Day 1 Ash Using Gold – Day 1...

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Xpress Money to showcase ‘Flex’, ‘One’ & ‘Biz’ at Money2020 in Las Vegas
Oct20

Xpress Money to showcase ‘Flex’, ‘One’ & ‘Biz’ at Money2020 in Las Vegas

Xpress Moneyis set to showcase Xpress Money ‘Flex’, ‘One’ and ‘Biz’, its customisable remittance solutions, at Money2020 – the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services. Xpress Money’s business solutions are designed to give organisations customisable options based on their business needs. Whether a money transfer brand is looking to expand its reach, or a retail chain, telco,...

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