Alejandro Cosentino, on digital technology
Sep20

Alejandro Cosentino, on digital technology

We speak with Alejandro Cosentino, Afluenta about how digital technology has enabled market places like themselves to thrive.

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Trustology integrates its custodial wallet, TrustVault, with MetaMask  to enable institutional-grade secure access to decentralised applications (DApps)
Sep20

Trustology integrates its custodial wallet, TrustVault, with MetaMask to enable institutional-grade secure access to decentralised applications (DApps)

Trustology, a UK based fintech company, focussed on accelerating the crypto economy, today announced the integration of its crypto custodial wallet, TrustVault, with MetaMask, a web-browser plugin for Ethereum that enables users to run decentralised applications through a browser without having to run a full Ethereum node. The merging of these two innovations will provide customers with a more secure wallet alternative to be able to...

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Sinead O’Connor, on customised and tailored offerings
Sep20

Sinead O’Connor, on customised and tailored offerings

We speak with Sinead O’Connor, Citibanamex about the importance of customised and tailored offerings.

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Super Expo creates buzz in Manila  SiGMA, ICE and AIBC – Three big shows in Manila, June 2020
Sep20

Super Expo creates buzz in Manila SiGMA, ICE and AIBC – Three big shows in Manila, June 2020

Excitement for next year’s super expo for iGaming, land-based gambling, and blockchain reached new highs on Thursday in Manila, as SiGMA Group and Clarion held a press conference and networking event to officially launch the Manila 2020 show. Almost 200 media and members of Manila’s business community attended the event to confirm the event, discuss the sector and network with others across these three business verticals. SiGMA...

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Ron Delnevo, on cash being a fallback
Sep20

Ron Delnevo, on cash being a fallback

We speak with Ron Delnevo, ATMIA about having cash as a fallback

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Gareth Evans, on socially engineered fraud grown
Sep20

Gareth Evans, on socially engineered fraud grown

We speak with Gareth Evans, BAE Systems about why has socially engineered fraud has grown so much recently.

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Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial on changes within the industry
Sep20

Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial on changes within the industry

We speak with Mark Bradbury from Apply Financial, about the changes to the industry in the last decade.

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Financial inclusion continues to drive ATM growth in Asia
Sep20

Financial inclusion continues to drive ATM growth in Asia

Asia-Pacific is home to almost half of the world’s ATMs, and within this vast region, some countries continue to witness impressive growth, whilst others have started to shrink Asia-Pacific’s longest established ATM markets have been contracting Having grown exponentially for a number of years, RBR’s Global ATM Market and Forecasts to 2024 reveals that the number of ATMs in China shrank for the second year running in 2018, with the...

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Visa B2B Connect Expands to 32 New Countries  and Announces Integration with Infosys
Sep20

Visa B2B Connect Expands to 32 New Countries and Announces Integration with Infosys

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its Visa B2B Connect network has doubled its reach – from 30 global trade corridors at launch in June 2019, to 62, with the goal to expand to over 100 countries in 2020. In addition, Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, is integrating with the Visa B2B Connect network to bring Visa B2B Connect platform access to their participating financial institutions...

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Equitivo and Brismo announce partnership to provide investor due diligence services
Sep20

Equitivo and Brismo announce partnership to provide investor due diligence services

Equitivo, Europe’s only full-service fintech consultancy is partnering with Brismo, the market-leading provider of lending performance data, to provide institutional investors with best in class due diligence into loan investment opportunities. The unique partnership will give fintech investors a more detailed and consistent understanding of investment potential across leading alternative finance platforms. The combined competencies...

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Juan Carlos Espinosa, on SPEI
Sep20

Juan Carlos Espinosa, on SPEI

We speak with Juan Carlos Espinosa, HSBC about the history behind SPEI.

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Mark Jenkinson, on clouds
Sep20

Mark Jenkinson, on clouds

We speak with Mark Jenkinson, Chetwood Financial about clouds being equal.

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Hereford-based Stok.ly secures £200,000 Midven investment
Sep20

Hereford-based Stok.ly secures £200,000 Midven investment

Hereford-based Stok.ly has secured a £200,000 investment from venture capital firm Midven, using equity finance from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). The firm, which was initially established in 2015, specialises in providing ePos, stock control and multi-channel solutions for UK retailers. Stok.ly was founded by Managing Director Iain Coplans and Technical Director Dan Preece who came together to develop a proficient and...

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DataCubes Names Dr. John Henry as Chief Analytics Officer
Sep20

DataCubes Names Dr. John Henry as Chief Analytics Officer

DataCubes, a leading decision automation platform for commercial P&C underwriting, announced today that former Maiden Re Chief Data Scientist, Dr. John Henry has joined the company as Chief Analytics Officer (CAO). The appointment reflects the company’s emphasis on using AI for decision automation, the evolving needs of risk analysis and the maturation of the commercial underwriting market. In this newly created role, Henry will...

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Simon Waring, on the journey to cloud
Sep20

Simon Waring, on the journey to cloud

We speak with Simon Waring, Starling Bank about what was the journey to cloud-like for Starling. 

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.12 – How to be a digital, intelligent bank
Sep20

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.12 – How to be a digital, intelligent bank

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we find out everything digital. From payments, customer experience to regulation, every aspect of banking has changed. We sit down with SAP, Lloyds and Santander Mexico to explore how the banks have handled compliance with regulations and industry trends such as open banking and PSD2. We also take a look at some of the issues when dealing with cross- border payments in...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 12
Sep20

The Fintech Magazine Issue 12

Our latest edition of the Fintech Magazine is now live! Make sure you pick up a copy at Sibos in London next week! In this pre-Sibos edition of the Magazine, we cover everything Sibos… Innotribe AND the Discover zone. It is set to be an Epic week! We’ve got incredible features from the biggest speakers in Fintech: The biggest names in the Discover Zone talk to us about The Future of Money Gareth Evans from BAE Systems talk...

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Scalable Capital partners with Raisin and expands its product range with fixed-term deposits
Sep20

Scalable Capital partners with Raisin and expands its product range with fixed-term deposits

Scalable Capital, continental Europe’s market leader for digital wealth management, has collaborated with Raisin, Europe’s leading platform for cross-border savings, to offer a new service. Scalable Capital’s customers with a portfolio account at Baader Bank can invest in fixed-term deposits with select European banks as part of a white label solution by Raisin that offers a choice of more than 20 different savings...

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Finantix Continues Global Expansion by Further Growing Swiss Presence
Sep20

Finantix Continues Global Expansion by Further Growing Swiss Presence

Finantix, the leading global provider of trusted technology to the wealth management, insurance and banking industries, has appointed Jérôme Vasamillet to further grow its presence in Switzerland. His appointment follows the recent announcement of Finantix new Tokyo-based team covering sales in Japan and South Korea as well as the hiring of a new Chief Financial Officer and new Global Marketing Director earlier in the year. Jérôme...

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SACE SIMEST announces innovative Fintech partnership with Ebury to support Italian SMEs
Sep20

SACE SIMEST announces innovative Fintech partnership with Ebury to support Italian SMEs

SACE SIMEST, the export and internationalisation hub of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Group, and Ebury, one of Europe’s leading Fintech companies offering global transaction banking services to businesses, have signed a partnership which will facilitate access, especially for SMEs, to a number of insurance and financial solutions that can improve their international competitiveness.  Thanks to this collaboration, Italian exporters...

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Fintech Week Germany internationalises its successful FinForward conference
Sep20

Fintech Week Germany internationalises its successful FinForward conference

Fintech Week Germany is bringing back FinForward its very own international fintech conference in 2019. After a successful first run in 2018, the second edition of this event will happen on 7th November during this year’s Fintech Week in Hamburg, Germany.  The main difference is that the conference is set up entirely in English this year as the organisers are looking to internationalise both the format and the entire week. But...

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Gresham and ANZ partnership progresses innovative cash management solution
Sep20

Gresham and ANZ partnership progresses innovative cash management solution

Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time solutions for data integrity and control, banking integration, payments and cash management provides further details of its recent strategic licencing agreement with ANZ for a new and innovative cash management solution. Gresham and ANZ have partnered to deliver a complex project which has involved collaboration between teams...

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Number of Real-time Payment Systems Continues to Grow Globally, FIS Report Shows
Sep20

Number of Real-time Payment Systems Continues to Grow Globally, FIS Report Shows

The number of real-time payment systems in use around the world has increased 35 percent over the past year and nearly fourfold since 2014, according to new research released today by FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology. In its sixth annual Flavors of Fast report, FIS identified 54 countries with active real-time payment programs, up from 40 in 2018 and nearly four times as many named in the inaugural...

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Alejandro Cosentino, Afluenta on challenges within the financial institutions
Sep19

Alejandro Cosentino, Afluenta on challenges within the financial institutions

We speak with Alejandro Cosentino, Afluenta about what have been some of the challenges facing financial institutions when it comes to lending.

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Railsbank makes FinTech50 list for third year running
Sep19

Railsbank makes FinTech50 list for third year running

CEO NIGEL VERDON ONLY FOUNDER TO HAVE MADE EACH LIST SINCE ITS CREATION Railsbank Technology (“Railsbank”), a leading global open banking and RegTech platform, announces that it has made the FinTech50 list for the third consecutive time. It was named in 2017 and 2018. Railsbank co-founder and CEO Nigel Verdon is also the only founder to have made each list since it was created in 2012. Three times with Railsbank, which he co-founded...

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IDnow joins FIDO Alliance
Sep19

IDnow joins FIDO Alliance

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions with over 250 clients including N26, Commerzbank and UBS, is joining the FIDO Alliance. The goal of the alliance is to establish authentication standards and reduce password dependency to provide greater security for online transactions. The FIDO Alliance and its distinguished members from the technology and software communities jointly develop specification...

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everis and NTT DATA publish InsurTech Outlook 2019
Sep19

everis and NTT DATA publish InsurTech Outlook 2019

The global consulting firm everis, together with NTT DATA, published the third edition of InsurTech Outlook 2019, where the technological landscape within the insurance market and its evolution during the last years is analysed. Furthermore, this report shows the role from insurers, investors and technological companies in the industry, illustrating the trends that are redefining the insurance market. This 2019 issue offers an...

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Bank of America joins the Marco Polo Network to tackle  trade finance challenges
Sep19

Bank of America joins the Marco Polo Network to tackle trade finance challenges

Bank of America announces that it is joining the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance networks leveraging Corda distributed ledger technology to provide transformative solutions to global trade participants. Bank of America is a long standing provider of trade and supply chain finance solutions, with offices spanning Asia Pacific, EMEA, Latin America and North America. It is also a leader in digital...

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Dinghy named the most disruptive insurance business in the UK, and 26th business overall
Sep19

Dinghy named the most disruptive insurance business in the UK, and 26th business overall

At the recent Disruption Summit Europe – hosted in London on the 10th September – the final rankings for the top Disruption50 index 2019 were announced, ranking the 50 most disruptive companies in the UK. London based Insurtech, Dinghy, which provides on-demand business insurance for freelancers, just missed out on a top 25 place and had to settle for being named 26th most disruptive company. Dinghy did however triumph...

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Gibraltar increasingly recognised as DLT jurisdiction of choice
Sep19

Gibraltar increasingly recognised as DLT jurisdiction of choice

 ISOLAS partner and thought leader on regulatory issues around digital assets, Joey Garcia, was invited to speak at a conference at the world-leading Wharton Business School. The conference, hosted at the University of Pennsylvania, focused on the evolution of digital assets, specifically  covering international regulatory developments, stablecoins and decentralised payment systems as well as wider concepts relating to decentralised...

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InstaReM launches quick, convenient & cost-effective digital money transfers from Canada
Sep19

InstaReM launches quick, convenient & cost-effective digital money transfers from Canada

InstaReM, the Singapore-headquartered digital cross-border payments FinTech has launched its service in Canada, solidifying its presence in North America. InstaReM offers quick, convenient, and cost-effective digital cross-border money transfers to individuals and businesses globally. InstaReM is registered as a Money Service Business with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) to remit and transmit...

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Velocity Credit Union Moves to a Fiserv Foundation to Enable Enhanced Digital Experiences and Small Business Services
Sep19

Velocity Credit Union Moves to a Fiserv Foundation to Enable Enhanced Digital Experiences and Small Business Services

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Velocity Credit Union, based in Austin, Texas, has selected Fiserv as a key technology provider as the credit union diversifies into business services and automates processes. Velocity Credit Union has a long history of serving the greater Austin area. In recent years, the credit union has focused its strategic...

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OpenText and Mastercard Partner to Transform Financial Processes Across Global Supply Chains
Sep19

OpenText and Mastercard Partner to Transform Financial Processes Across Global Supply Chains

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), and Mastercard (NYSE: MA), a technology leader in the global payments industry, today announced a partnership to help companies increase financial efficiencies across global supply chains,starting in the automotive industry. The collaboration will further advance a connected and scalable digital ecosystem, allowing companies irrespective...

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Clearpay launches UK buy-now-pay later app for mobile
Sep19

Clearpay launches UK buy-now-pay later app for mobile

Clearpay, part of global payments innovator Afterpay Touch Group, is to launch an app allowing UK consumers to use its buy-now-pay-later service on their mobile phones. The move follows a nationwide study for Clearpay by YouGov, showing that UK Millennials want more innovation in retail and financial services. Available from the App Store shortly, the Clearpay app will allow people to browse for products in its online store directory,...

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Mark Jenkinson, Chetwood Financial on the background of the company
Sep19

Mark Jenkinson, Chetwood Financial on the background of the company

We speak with Mark Jenkinson, Chetwood Financial about the background of their company.

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Bleu Jour Partners With UTRUST to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments
Sep19

Bleu Jour Partners With UTRUST to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Bleu Jour, a leading French design-focused IT manufacturer, has partnered with UTRUST, the cryptocurrency payment solution offering instant transactions, buyer protection, and crypto-to-cash settlements. Bleu Jour customers can now purchase the boutique’s French-designed hardware using cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and UTRUST’s own UTK. Founded in Toulouse, France in 2002, Bleu Jour focuses on the fusion of...

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Revolut stock trading arrives for Standard and Premium customers
Sep19

Revolut stock trading arrives for Standard and Premium customers

Revolut has today announced the launch of the trading feature to Standard and Premium customers in 26 markets. The roll out will begin in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and the UK, with additional markets to be added in the next...

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Smarterly and OakNorth Bank partner to offer new Notice Cash ISA range to Smarterly customers
Sep19

Smarterly and OakNorth Bank partner to offer new Notice Cash ISA range to Smarterly customers

The product range includes five Cash ISA Notice accounts, exclusive to Smarterly, ranging from 35 days at 1.05% to one year at 1.25%; Customers will not be able to apply for these products with OakNorth directly; · The partnership will give Smarterly customers access to OakNorth Bank’s award-winning savings platform, providing them with competitive rates and FSCS protection; · The partnership will also enable Smarterly’s B2B partners...

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Plug and Play Joins OpenLegacy Advisory Board to Help Established Companies Accelerate Digital Transformation
Sep19

Plug and Play Joins OpenLegacy Advisory Board to Help Established Companies Accelerate Digital Transformation

OpenLegacy, which accelerates digital transformation of on-prem and legacy systems with microservices-based APIs, and Plug and Play, known for bringing together the best startups with the world’s largest corporations, have joined forces to help global enterprises leverage legacy technology for game-changing innovation. By taking a seat on the OpenLegacy board of advisors, Plug and Play, the global innovation platform, and OpenLegacy...

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Europe’s hottest fintech companies recognised in 2019’s FinTech50 list
Sep19

Europe’s hottest fintech companies recognised in 2019’s FinTech50 list

The FinTech50, the first list in the world to recognise innovative European fintechs, has announced the 50 companies selected for its 2019 list. Now in its seventh year, the annual list is selected by an international panel of experts. Last year’s list received over 1M views worldwide and companies listed on the 2018 FinTech50, Hot Ten and Hall of Fame raised a combined total of $2.53Bn in just 12 months. Leaders from Standard...

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Temenos Joins the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sibos
Sep19

Temenos Joins the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sibos

Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program at Sibos, the world’s premier financial services event taking place in London 23 – 26 September, it will showcase a completely zero-waste stand. In this way, Temenos will reduce its environmental impact while demonstrating an environmentally responsible way of conducting business operations. Temenos is the only...

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Singapore Life rebrands to Singlife, launches app to connect savings, investments, and protection plans
Sep19

Singapore Life rebrands to Singlife, launches app to connect savings, investments, and protection plans

The Singlife rebrand is driven by the company’s new mantra of ‘unlocking the potential of money for everyone’. As part of the rebrand, Singapore Life has shortened its name to Singlife and adopted a new logo called the ‘burst’. Our lion logo has evolved to the ‘burst’ of energy that technology brings to help our customers overcome the inertia of unlocking the potential of their money. The change signifies the expansion of our offering...

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SILEX Investment Managers Adopts Broadridge’s Investment Operations Platform
Sep19

SILEX Investment Managers Adopts Broadridge’s Investment Operations Platform

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, announced that SILEX Investment Managers, a Paris-based asset management company, has chosen Broadridge’s integrated order management, portfolio management and risk management technology platform to help the company manage its front-, middle- and back-office investment operations. SILEX will deploy Broadridge’s investment...

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Leading Swiss Private Bank launches full suite of digital asset services
Sep19

Leading Swiss Private Bank launches full suite of digital asset services

Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of a new range of digital asset services, including custody and brokerage of Bitcoin and Ethereum, becoming one of the first private banks in Europe to offer digital asset services to its high net worth clients. The launch aims to answer growing demand from existing and younger clients who seek to include digital assets as one asset class in their diversified portfolios....

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Suburbia launches data solution for investment community to manage risk and generate ROI
Sep19

Suburbia launches data solution for investment community to manage risk and generate ROI

Suburbia, a technology company specializing in alternative data solutions, today launches an offering for the investment community that leverages millions of anonymized transactions across Europe, to provide predictive insights into consumer goods companies. The solution is a multi-source platform with granular insights into brand performance, delivering weekly signals on over a hundred publicly listed and large private companies. The...

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Crypto Exchange Gate.io Launches New Program to Support Students in Remote Areas, Donates GTs from its $18.5 M Fund
Sep19

Crypto Exchange Gate.io Launches New Program to Support Students in Remote Areas, Donates GTs from its $18.5 M Fund

Leading blockchain assets exchange platform, Gate.io has launched a charity program “Love Travels, Love Nurtures”, to address education needs of the student community in remote areas across Asia. The program will set aside thousands of GTs (GateChain Token) from its GT Safety and Law Fund to donate clothes and other essential education supplies to over 200 schools in remote areas across Asia in the next one year. As a part of the...

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UK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS LESS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT ECONOMIC OUTLOOK WHILE CONCERNS ABOUT CYBER SECURITY INCREASE
Sep19

UK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS LESS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT ECONOMIC OUTLOOK WHILE CONCERNS ABOUT CYBER SECURITY INCREASE

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Financial Institutions Sentiment Survey 2019: Majority of senior executives now less optimistic about the future of the financial services industry than they were 12 months ago Confidence has softened regarding prospects for the UK economy as number of firms expecting domestic growth to slow over the next year doubles (to 58%) Despite these concerns, two fifths of firms still expect their own revenues to...

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Factom® Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product for Business, ‘Factom® PRO’
Sep19

Factom® Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product for Business, ‘Factom® PRO’

Factom Protocol, the open-source, enterprise-grade, developer-friendly blockchain protocol of choice for enterprises, has announced that one of its 26 Authority Node Operators (ANO) De Facto has launched a new product, Factom PRO. Factom PRO, a cloud blockchain portal for securing business data, allows users to store data on the Factom Protocol, and is anchored to the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains at a low fixed price of $0.01 per...

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Financial institutions prepare for new European payments architecture
Sep19

Financial institutions prepare for new European payments architecture

SWIFT has today published a new paper on the evolution of the European payments landscape and the preparations that need to be made by the region’s financial institutions. The paper, Brave new world: be ready for Europe’s new payments architecture, looks at the changes underway in Europe, the global context in which these are taking place and the challenging implementation timeline. It also sets out how SWIFT is supporting the...

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Air Doctor Successfully Reduces Travel Insurer Expenses by 50% Following $3.1 Million in Seed Funding
Sep19

Air Doctor Successfully Reduces Travel Insurer Expenses by 50% Following $3.1 Million in Seed Funding

Air Doctor, a service for global travelers to find local doctors, reduces claim costs while increasing services and providing new revenue opportunities for travel insurers. Air Doctor, an innovative travel insurance technology leader, is connecting travelers with qualified local doctors while managing the insurance provider’s processing and payments. Raising seed funding of $3.1 million, led by Kamet, their new approach reduces...

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