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Does Commerce Have A Role To Play In Virtual Reality?

PYMNTS

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are two of the latest buzz phrases making headlines and gaining interest in a variety of industries. Matt Ozvat, head of developer integrations at Vantiv , and Josh Mather, technology evangelist at Vantiv, whose Vantiv O.N.E. The VR/AR Commerce Play. Banking On The Customer Experience.

U.S. Bank Wants To Remove Passwords From Login in 2017

Bank Innovation

Customer authentication processes at banks have evolved from mere security questions and “date-of-birth” kind of passwords.

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Most thinking about poverty is wrong

Chris Skinner

There are basic human needs: food, drink, sleep … wifi.  Why not just get a copy for $300? And usually they do.  Property?  Precious metals?  Waste it. 

The 20 Most Popular Business Intelligence Tools

Dataconomy

How does a business start implementing this software? The post The 20 Most Popular Business Intelligence Tools appeared first on Dataconomy.

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The many possible uses of the ATM

Banking

The ATM is now 50 years old, having made its debut at Barclays’ branch in Enfield, North London in 1967. Useful extras. Brand exposure.

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25 Big Data Terms Everyone Should Know

Dataconomy

If you are new to the field, Big Data can be intimidating! With The post 25 Big Data Terms Everyone Should Know appeared first on Dataconomy.

Northern Trust Trusts Blockchain for Private Equity

Insights on Business

Today, private equity tends to be an opaque, costly endeavor.  Often, ten percent or more is spent on administration.  In addition, the administrative activities are manual and can take a great deal of time to complete.  In the past, this information (or its owners) was not trusted enough to be digitized. You can read the announcement here:  [link].

Here Is How to Build (And Maintain) Your Innovation Team

Bank Innovation

Innovation groups are a relatively recent, but an increasingly important, addition to traditional bank structures. Whatever the approach is, Read More.

The Overlooked Corporate Data Breach

PYMNTS

When a company is hit with a data breach that leads to the leak of consumer information, the event will make headlines. Not so much, however, when a breach results in the compromise of sensitive corporate data, like information on M&A plans or intellectual property. “We’re seeing losses in billions of dollars.

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An interview with Tom Blomfield, co-founder of Monzo

Chris Skinner

The first job Tom Blomfield (left in photo) ever had was delivering leaflets for estate agent Wilson Heal. He  lasted one day in the cold December rain before convincing the guys that leaflets were old school and they really needed a website, which Tom then built and still exists today. Tell us a little bit more about your history prior to Monzo.

A history of ATM innovation

Banking

This year, the automated teller machine turns 50. It’s come a long way since 1967, when the very first ATM was installed in London. The future.

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Sami Boutaleb on the story behind Montreal Heritage Capital

BankNXT

Sami Boutaleb on the story behind Montreal Heritage Capital on BankNXT. Banking business digital factoring interview lending loans Phil Siarri SMEs

Fintech Growth in U.S., U.K. Makes Regtech Next Battleground

Bank Innovation

With an anticipated wave of de-regulation, neither the U.S. nor the U.K. Could regtech be the solution? fintech U.S. fintech Vested

NEW REPORT: Crowded Crowdfunding And The Rise Of Social Fundraising Fatigue

PYMNTS

Recently, BluePay and Datacap debuted a new partnership that will certify BluePay devices for U.S. Crowdfunding chronicles  . About The Tracker.

web 5.0, the 2030s and Samantha

Chris Skinner

There’s a line in the 2013 film Her, it’s not just an operating system, it’s a consciousness.  The film is about Theodore, played by Joaquin Phoenix.  Theodore is a lonely writer who gets to trial a new operating system OS1, the world’s first artificially intelligent operating system.  Sound silly?  Not really. 

Nicole Mantow, EVO Payments: "EVO sees integrated payments as the future of card present commerce"

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Card payments have always benefited from the ubiquitous nature of the major card brands

Boring, bureaucratic, commoditised – why banks need to shift towards experience

BankNXT

Don't be the bank that just waits and waits, until it's too late. Story by Alex Nechoroskovas.

Starling Bank Integrates API into Google Home [VIDEO]

Bank Innovation

Mobile-first Starling Bank released a video today showing off an integration of its API with a Google Home device.

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Uber Of X: JetSmarter Is The Uber Of Private Jets

PYMNTS

While buying someone a present is a nice gesture, more people today are looking for experiences over physical gifts to celebrate their birthdays or anniversaries. As such, this has brought on people taking more trips around the world. Members can go to JetSmarter’s app and instantly find a private jet nearby to fly on. In Aug. SP: In Dec.

The FinTech Wave, Part One

Chris Skinner

I wrote a blog the other day for The Next Web.  I thought it was ok, and it has gained a lot of traction socially. Apparently, people like it and here I’m going to expand upon the basic theme to give a detailed analysis of how FinTech wings are spreading. There’s been a lot of talk about fintech lately. So, here is the FinTech Wave, Part One.

Ledger Fever: 95 Bitcoin & Blockchain Startups In One Market Map

CB Insights

Check out even more content at Future of Fintech 2017. Use code “FoFInsights” to get $1000 off your ticket. Bitcoin and blockchain may be moving beyond buzzword status. Funding to the sector has gone from almost no investment in 2012 … Continued. Bitcoin & Blockchain Fintech Market Map

Why PropTech and MortgageTech Are the Future of Fintech

NetBanker

If this is the first time you’ve heard the term proptech , it won’t be the last. billion. Of that amount, $2.6 In the U.S., Players. Point.

14 Surprising Services Offered at Banks in Europe

Bank Innovation

We will not argue about whose banking system is the best in the world. But consider the following question. Given the present rate of Read More.

EBA To Keep Strict PSD2 Authentication Rules For B2B Payments

PYMNTS

As the European Banking Authority (EBA) prepares for the Revised Payments Systems Directive ( PSD2 ) to come into effect next year, it has reportedly changed its tune on one aspect of the rules that led to widespread criticism among online merchants. Reports Tuesday (Feb.

MeaWallet signs deal with Komercijalna banka

The Paypers

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Grapeless Wine And Cowless Milk: 60+ Synthetic Biology Startups In A Market Map

CB Insights

Over the past five years, funding to synthetic biology startups has more than tripled, surpassing the $1B mark for the first time in 2016. Deal flow has also grown significantly, up over 150% since 2012. We define synthetic biology as … Continued. Life Sciences/Healthcare

Banking Opportunity: Synced Joint Accounts

NetBanker

One thing we are looking forward to this year is the launch of Simple’s (part of BBVA ) Simple Shared checking account. Many (most?)

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We Sent Money to the U.K. with TransferWise Messenger Bot, Here’s What Happened

Bank Innovation

Facebook Messenger’s chatbot horde just got a new member: Say hello to the TransferWise Bot. The U.K.-based TransferWise now based TransferWise now allows users to make international transfers through a Messenger bot, which the unicorn developed through its pre-existing API. Currently, the bot lets users send money to and from the U.S., the U.K.,

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Executive Q&A: An Interview With Brent Warrington, CEO Of Hyperwallet

PYMNTS

Millions of millennials have joined the gig economy, and according to Hyperwallet CEO Brent Warrington, they’re motivated by a desire for freedom and flexibility. Here is an excerpt of the conversation. PYMNTS: We’re starting to see some interesting trends emerge from our research on the gig economy. BW : I think it’s a combination of both.

DocuSign enables Android Pay, Apple Pay document payments

The Paypers

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The Power of a Data Value Chain For Your Business

Dataconomy

The Value of Data Goes Beyond Any Number A quick look around the 21st century marketplace reveals a simple truth: the value of data has changed.

Everything you want to know about blockchain but were too afraid to ask

Bobs Guide

Blockchain has created a huge amount of buzz in the financial services industry since its official debut into the market in 2009.

China No. 1 for Fintech Funding, But It Is Not Doing Much Investing

Bank Innovation

China may have taken the top spot in 2016 fintech funding, but it wasn’t the one doing most of the investing.

Baby Boomers Vs. Millennials: Opposite Sides Of The Financial Spectrum

PYMNTS

There’s no doubt that baby boomers and millennials have different preferences when it comes to lifestyle choices. But what was once possible 30 or 40 years ago during baby boomers’ younger days isn’t quite the same for millennials today. Times have changed, and it’s not necessarily for the best.