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Financial Services and the Digitization Race

Financial Services and the Digitization Race
As one of the earliest adopters of information technology, financial institutions used to be at the forefront of technology waves, from mainframes to client server, from branches to ATMs, from passbooks to cards. However, the rate of change in consumer technology is such that...

China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending

China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending
When one of the world's largest corporations gets together with one of its largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders, you can almost hear the market sit up. That's what happened last week, when Chinese conglomerate Foxconn joined forces with P2P lender Dianrong to launch a blockchain platform...

Yes FinTech selects 12 startups for cohort

Yes FinTech selects 12 startups for cohort
Startups will receive mentorship from industry experts, integration of their technologies into YesBank’s ecosystem through digital infrastructure support, access to funding, advisory to go-to-market strategies and market penetration. Yes Bank’s business accelerator programme for FinTech startups Yes FinTech has selected 12 startups to join its...

Women in fintech: why do we need them and how do we recruit them?

Women in fintech: why do we need them and how do we recruit them?
Over the holiday period I saw my 17-year-old niece Katie reading an article in an engineering magazine about the lack of women in that industry. She is considering becoming an engineer. During an enlightening conversation, I asked her to tell me how today’s cars would...

Digital Disruption Has Arrived In FinTech

Digital Disruption Has Arrived In FinTech
ClearBank, the first new clearing bank to be authorized in the UK in over 250 years launched on February 28th. This is one of the most exciting new FinTech launches with significant implications for the financial services ecosystem, though I must warn readers and...

The Impact of AI on FinTech’s Future

The Impact of AI on FinTech's Future
It’s clear that artificial intelligence (AI) is already one of the defining trends in fintech in 2017 and an increasingly popular buzz word in the industry. Businesses are gradually understanding the importance and benefits of machine-learning technology. Self-made billionaire Mark Cuban has boldly claimed that...

IT Outsourcing – Driving Technological Innovation for the Banking Sector?

IT Outsourcing
Businesses in all industries across the globe, both large and small, are increasingly incorporating technology into their operations in order to improve efficiency, lower costs and generate higher returns. The adoption of outsourcing in the banking sector across various business functions—the so-called business-process outsourcing...

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending: Banking Without Banks

P2P Lending
Sharing is a good thing, we learned in kindergarten, but that wisdom was soon called into question by the grown-up world of getting and spending. Now, new age capitalism has spun out a wonderful invention: the “sharing economy,” which holds out the promise of...

What You Can Expect From FinTech in 2017

FinTech
Financial technology may still be in its early stages, but 2016 was nonetheless a whirlwind year for the FinTech world. And it’s about to get even better. According to the annual FinTech Report, cumulative investment globally will exceed $150 billion in 2017. Here’s what experts...

ISO sets up fintech advisory group

ISO sets up fintech advisory group
Technology-enabled innovation in banking, asset management and insurance means customers now enjoy faster, cheaper, more transparent financial services than ever before. As new entrants and incumbents provide these innovative services, they will define new ways of working which require clearly articulated and agreed standards. Anticipating...
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