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Tuesday, December 11, 2018


The First Bangladesh Financial Innovation Forum: Five Findings

Financial Innovation Forum
In the fast moving, rapidly changing financial services landscape of Bangladesh, where the regulators are holding all institutions to a world standard of risk mitigation and transparency, a highly unlikely event happened this week. The top leaders of many of the largest financial services providers...

Industry-Academia Collaboration in Shaping the Next Generation Bankers

Industry-Academia Collaboration in Shaping the Next Generation Bankers
Technological innovation will drive a radical transformation of the banking workforce. It will eliminate, evolve and create roles across the business. Employee’s capabilities must evolve as rapidly as technology itself. One banking job out of two will disappear over the next 10 years. Yes,...

The [Financial] World is not Enough

The financial world is not enough
Every day the news on the country’s financial industry disappoints me a little more. The news is full of tragedy and disappointment, from banks failing to maintain required provisions against classified loans to thousands of crores of capital shortage in banks - there’s no end to...

Banks & biometrics: a profitable partnership

Banks & biometrics
According to Goode Research, biometrics is forecast to become big business: an $11bn industry by 2020. David Skerrett, managing partner at Nimbletank, discusses how biometrics is transforming the way we bank. This growth will be fueled by the fact the human body is the best...

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...

JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000 Hours

JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000 Hours
At JPMorgan Chase & Co., a learning machine is parsing financial deals that once kept legal teams busy for thousands of hours. The program, called COIN, for Contract Intelligence, does the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial-loan agreements that, until the project went online in June,...

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...
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