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FinTech’s next big stop: Corporate banking

Fintech Commercial Banking
When looking at innovation in fintech, many commentators fail to realise that the financial services industry comprises a diverse set of sectors. These are subject to differing levels of innovation, competitive pressures and market regulation. The most consumer-facing (for example, retail banking or insurance)...

Banking 2018: Trends & Conclusions

The past year has witnessed great change in the landscape of the banking sector, with the decrease in deal volume and the proliferation of alternative sources of financing continuing to affect the market. Traditional lenders have also faced the challenges brought by the rise...

The transformative influence of technology on payments in Asia

If there is anything to be gleamed with the early 2010s is that emerging technologies can have a significant role in disrupting industries around the world. For instance, while some may attribute the financial crisis of 2008/2009 as the single most important catalyst for...

Bank Negara kicks off fintech sandbox

Bank Negara
Bank Negara has approved four firms to operate within its “regulatory sandbox”, marking a significant milestone in the growth of financial technology (fintech) in Malaysia. Bank Negara opened applications for parties intending to create innovative ways to improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial...

Why Is Cybersecurity So Hard?

Why Is Cybersecurity So Hard?
After nearly 20 years of trying and billions of dollars in investment, why are organizations are still struggling with cybersecurity? In fact, the problem seems to be getting worse, not better. Answering this question requires moving beyond a purely technical examination of cybersecurity. It’s true...

FinTech and the rise of collaboration rather than competition

FinTech Collaboration
Disruptive technology - or fintech - has been garnering tremendous interest in the financial services sphere. The potential impact of fintech on conventional business models can be huge, at least in theory. Fintech was included in Investopedia's Top 10 Terms of 2015 and the industry...

Nibedita: Helping Women Break Barriers

Background: “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved” - B. R. Ambedkar In this 21st century, one is inclined to think that as the society has reached the apex of development, there is gender equity in every...

What is FinTech and why Google and Facebook could be the banks of the future

Uk Fintech
Earlier this month, Chancellor Philip Hammond appeared at the inaugural International FinTech Conference. “We are on the brink of yet another industrial revolution,” he announced to a crowd of avid listeners. “FinTech will transform the way we live and do business. “Whether it is cashless transactions between...

Collaboration Is The Way Forward For Banks And FinTech

Banks & FinTech
Much has been said and writtenabout the impending doom of banking, as customers begin to flock over to Fintech products and services. However, the claim that Fintech will kill banking is still an overstatement. Banking, as we know it, is changing because of Fintech,...

Fintech partnerships reveal innovation insecurities

Fintech partnerships reveal innovation insecurities
The world's banks have poured billions of dollars into new technologies but many say their innovation strategies are falling short as concerns about cyber security, intellectual property rights and procurement hinder partnerships with fintech firms. That is according to a study conducted by the law...
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