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Powering financial spread betting with in-memory computing

17th February 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain Spread betting is an increasingly popular form of wagering. It allows traders to bet on whether the outcome of an event will be above or below a spread set by a bookmaker. Events can include changes in housing prices, the movement of a stock index, the difference between the two final scores at a... read more
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Will payments technology be a springboard for the mass adoption of wearables?

16th February 2017

Company: FIME
The wearables market is in a period of impressive and sustained growth. By 2020, global shipments of wearables are expected to double to over 220 million, with the market set to be worth $31.27 billion. There’s no denying that wearables are here to stay. With such impressive market growth, and equally impressive potential, device... read more
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Risk measurement: A call for standards

9th February 2017

Company: StatPro Group
Risk measurement has grown beyond the ‘Wild West’ mentality of its youth and needs standards in order to fulfil its promise of protecting investors, says Damian Handzy, Global Head of Risk, and Carl Bacon, Chairman, at StatPro Group. Professional risk managers are a curious combination of artist, scientist and practitioner,... read more
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Five tech concepts powering dynamic business in 2017

8th February 2017

Eric Rocks, Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C Technologies Running a business is a very dynamic operation that requires taking the time to consider not only how things change, but why things change. By mastering this outlook, financial executives will have a greater ability to manage control over their successes. This is... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Who needs the other more, fintechs or traditional financial services?

6th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate London, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on who currently holds the power in the relationship between the disruptive fintech companies and tradtional financial services. Don Bergal, CMO... read more
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Online lending fraud: A temporary glitch or a long-term issue for lenders?

6th February 2017

William Wagner, CMO/Vice President of Marketing, Cloud Lending Solutions Online lenders have been disrupting the lending ecosystem by combining innovation with advanced financial technology to improve borrower experience, address underserved markets, and reduce operating costs. In 2014, the US marketplace lending origination volume was around... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Will 2017 be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships between traditional financial services and fintech companies?

3rd February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate Europe, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on whether 2017 will be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships and/or M&A activity between traditional financial services... read more
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Millennials and mortgages: How a shifting demographic is redefining the housing market

30th January 2017

Jocelyn St. James, Manager Business Consulting, Sapient Global Markets Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1997, introduce a set of norms and expectations befitting a new generation, now the largest in the United States. Traits such as digital savviness, remaining single longer, and elevated debt levels represent not only a cultural... read more
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Cyber security: Why the financial sector isn’t currently doing enough

24th January 2017

Company: Radware
Information and data is the key to power. That is why organisations are so desperate to safeguard their data, and hackers are intent on stealing it. The financial sector, and its information and data, is no different in terms of having significant value. In fact, Radware’s latest Emergency Response Team (ERT) survey found that over one... read more
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Davos 2017: The global fintech revolution part three

23rd January 2017

Company: bobsguide
In our third article in series on how the fintech industry is being covered at Davos 2017, Henry Blodget, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Business Insider, opens up the discussion to the panel to discuss the digitalisation of payments, and generational divides within consumers. There’s a new generation of consumers who don’t have the... read more