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Funding wrap: AI-driven Asian fintech closes $400M series D

Bank Innovation

It was a diverse week for investment in fintech automations, headlined by the largest-ever funding round targeting AI-driven tech from Asia. Here in the U.S.,


New Data: Almost 25% of US Cross-Border Remittance Senders Use Crypto


Cross-border remittances are a lifeline for many developing economies, but high fees and long processing times can make timely payments difficult for those who may be the least able to afford delays.

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Bitcoin Daily: WallStreetBets Launches NFTs; Bhutan to Test CBDC


WallStreetBets (WSB) is rolling out a nonfungible token (NFT) collection, a press release says. The release notes that it will be called Diamond Hands, and will contain 15,000 handcrafted genesis NFTs. They’ll each have “unique qualities” and some will have “desirable rarities,” the release says.

Unlock the promise of Open Banking market infrastructure


Open Banking allows customers to share access to their banking data with trusted third parties, which then provide the customer with a better banking experience. Its adoption has been uneven around the world, with some regions quickly introducing it while others take a more cautious approach.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

New Disclosures under CECL: What Banks & Credit Unions Need to Know


CECL disclosure requirements for 2023 filers and others New disclosures are required under CECL in some cases. Here’s how they’re changing for financial institutions. See below for key takeaways of this article. Stay updated on all things CECL.

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Market Commentary: Week of September 20, 2021

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Biden to Name CBDC Advocate Saule Omarova to Lead OCC


President Joe Biden has announced that he plans to nominate Saule Omarova for Comptroller of the Currency and Claudia Slacik as Member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, according to a White House press release.

Banking Technology Vision 2021: Key trends for UK and Irish banks


For the past 21 years, Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision has pinpointed the emerging tech trends with the greatest potential to disrupt businesses and the industry. I’ve been with Accenture for 16 of those years.

3 Traits of a Strong Loan Reviewer – Video


The DNA of an Effective Loan Reviewer Independent loan reviewers need certain competencies or traits. Consultant Ancin Cooley explains in this video. Would you like other content like this in your inbox? .

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

American JP Morgan cat lands among the UK digital bank pigeons and Big Five high street bank cats

Daily Fintech

Our London banker techno entrepreneur, Howard Tolman, is on holiday today so I am covering for him with a story he suggested. Our 2017 post looked at the chances of Challenger Banks breaking the massive bank concentration in the UK.

Beyond Texting – Augmented Chat for Banks and Credit Unions

Strategically Speaking

Text messaging is one of the most popular ways for users to reach friends and family. With its immediacy and simplicity, it seems like an obvious way for banks and credit unions to send alerts, updates, and more. And yet, text messaging has relatively few viable use cases in financial services today.


Twitter Adds Strike API for Tips Paid in Bitcoin


Digital wallet Strike announced the debut of the Strike API platform for marketplace and merchant businesses, according to a Thursday (Sept. 23) press release.

How a long road trip made me a better leader


This summer I did something extraordinary. I unplugged. Really unplugged. Over the course of nearly two months, my 11-year-old son Evan and I traveled over 11,000 miles from Charlotte, NC, to the Oregon coast and back hauling a vintage 1971 Airstream camper.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Dodd/Frank-CFPB: Small Business Lending Data Collection Rule


Data on Loans to Small Businesses is CFPB's Focus A proposed rule requires a wide variety of lenders to begin collecting new data on small business loans. . You might also like this whitepaper: "Beyond PPP: Propel Growth and Profitability with Technology.". DOWNLOAD.

Digital Health Ecosystems Part 3: Emerging Possibilities, Unfettered Potential

Daily Fintech

This concluding part extends the narrative from insurtech orchestrators (Part-1) and pioneers like Discovery’s Vitality (Part-2) to emerging ecosystem impacts, based on examples of Manulife and John Hancock, its US subsidiary.

How to move from transactional to relational banking

ATM Marketplace

If there is one constant need for banks, it is the need to acquire new customers and to convert them into lifelong customers; however, accomplishing this task is no easy feat.

Four steps to scale empathetic banking in moments that matter


The COVID-19 pandemic upended people all around the globe, causing many to re-evaluate aspects of their life, including their relationship with banks.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council

ABA Community Banking

The CFPB today announced the appointment of new members to its Community Bank Advisory Council. The post CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. Community Banking Newsbytes

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 22nd September.

Daily Fintech

Why are Regulators worried about stablecoins? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Equally, why is the Crypto industry one minute welcoming and then in the next wary of regulation. Simple.

Remitly launches IPO at $43 a share


Remitly, which provides cross-border remittances and financial services for immigrants, today began trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The Seattle-based fintech, with $312.6 billion in assets, priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $43 a share under the ticker symbol RELY.

China Seeks Gold Medal for Digital Yuan Rollout Ahead of Winter Olympics


Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are in various stages of development, launch and use around the globe — but one might argue that in Europe and the United States, it’s all a case of playing catch-up with China. February looms as a red-letter month, then, for the CBDC landscape.

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Level Setting and Peering Around the Corner— Tips for Success in Your Organization

Speaker: Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

This pandemic has tested the foundation of banks and the strength of the dollar. With all of us facing the same crisis, we are left with the same key questions, "Where are we now?" "Where are we going?" "How are we going to get there?" and "What impediments must we overcome?" Join Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association, for CBB's groundbreaking webinar! This exclusive webinar will go over the insider information your bank needs for level setting and peering around the corner. Steve will provide actionable insights, best practices, and real-world examples of the changing landscape of community banking.

Triton Supplies Cash in Small Spaces

ATM Marketplace

UK-based ATM deployer works with Triton Systems to create an ATM perfect for locations where space is at a premium

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Financial trade associations oppose proposed IRS tax reporting requirement

CFPB Monitor

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This Week in Fintech ending 17 September 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!