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The Trump administration: Five early questions for the fintech industry

23rd January 2017

Company: bobsguide
With President Trump now in office, the fintech industry should reflect on some of the key questions concerning where the industry is heading next. Will shift in fintech investment from the U.S to Asia continue to accelerate? The pull effect on investment capital towards Asian fintech companies, of which the clear majority is located in... read more
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London Blockchain Week preview: Luis Carranza interview

20th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
London Blockchain Week returns to the capital next week, with blockchain industry professionals and financial services providers from across the UK and further afield set to descend on the city. The event kicks off with ‘Hack-The-Block’, a three-day hackathon competition where teams will be challenged to use blockchain technology to... read more
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Financial Services top tips: Do you know your customer acquisition cost?

18th January 2017

Company: Fospha
Of the 760 financial institutions that The Financial Brand interviewed, the highest ranking prediction (54%) was that the industry was going to remove friction from the customer journey. The next two most mentioned trends were the improved use of data and advanced analytics and improvements in multi-channel delivery (mentioned by 54% and 45%... read more
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The influencer interview: Spiros Margaris, Venture capitalist and founder of Margaris Advisory

17th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
Spiros Margaris has been ranked as the #1 global fintech influencer by Onalytica, and #2 as Insurtech influencer, also by Onalytica. He’s a regular speaker at international fintech conferences and also a senior advisor to the Fintech forum. And it’s easy to see why. Spiros’ immense credibility, extensive industry knowledge, and... read more
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Why implementing an NoSQL database is the silver lining the GDPR compliance cloud

13th January 2017

The compliance cauldron is bubbling over with toil and trouble for the financial sector. MiFID II, Dodd Frank and BCBS 239 are just some of the regulations circling the stew, demanding tighter controls and more granular levels of reporting in an industry where data is its lifeblood. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which... read more
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2017 lending trends for banks

12th January 2017

The global lending market has witnessed revolutionary changes in 2016, with fintech playing a significant role in restructuring the lending system to be more dynamic and responsive, vis-à-vis the traditional framework of existing banking systems. Per the recent ‘Market and Research’ report, the global P2P lending market is to... read more
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How banks can get ahead of the mobile payments game

11th January 2017

Company: FIME
The age of mobile payments is upon us. Increased awareness, acceptance and demand is leading to a huge surge in uptake across the globe. From an Android perspective, today’s success can be traced back to the incorporation of host card emulation into Android KitKat 4.4 in 2013. This sparked intense activity as it enabled banks to develop... read more
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2017 outlook: The evolution of IT

9th January 2017

Company: Red Hat
The move to mobile banking “The Way We Bank Now” report from the British Bankers Association (BBA) revealed that there were 347 million payments made via banking apps in 2015 – a 54% increase over the previous 12 months. Customers now log into mobile banking apps 11 million times each day. Anthony Browne, Chief Executive of the... read more
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Financial services trends: Combatting the unexpected in 2017

9th January 2017

Company: Finastra
If 2016 has taught us anything, it is that across politics, business and even popular culture, one of the few things we can predict with confidence is unpredictability. It means that, as we kick off the new year, innovation and agility must be front of mind to help financial services organisations manage the changing environment so as to anticipate... read more
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Cybersecurity Regulations Under the Trump Administration: Financial Services, part 1

3rd January 2017

Company: ZENEDGE
Zenedge speaks with a financial market cyber security and compliance expert about her outlook under the Trump administration in this first of a multi-part series on cyber-security issues for key industry verticals. ZENEDGE Chief Marketing Officer Karen Bertoli Interviews Joanna Fields Chief Executive of Aplomb Strategies. Ranking among his... read more