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Restaurant Platform Olo to Buy Data Firm Wisely for $187M

PYMNTS

Olo, an on-demand commerce platform powering the restaurant industry’s digital transformation, will buy customer intelligence and engagement platform Wisely, according to a Thursday (Oct. 21) press release.

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Canada, time to expect an innovative lifestyle banking app

Accenture

The first mobile banking application hit the Canadian market over ten years ago. Since then, advancements have included an e-deposit and mobile business app, a remote deposit capture feature, a banking app on the Apple Watch, and more.

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Nigerian Payments Startup Flutterwave Seeks New Funding at $3B Valuation

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Nigerian cross-border payments startup Flutterwave is putting its feelers out for a new round of funding at a minimum valuation of $3 billion, about triple its last value, per news reports that cited unnamed sources.

Waiting (Patiently?) for Interest Rates to Rise: 4 Growth Moves to Prepare for Fed Rate Hike

Abrigo

With a Fed Rate Hike Looming, Here's How to Position Your Bank or CU The timing of a rate hike by the Fed is uncertain, but credit unions and banks can act now to create increased earnings more quickly. You might also like this decision guide: "What Do I Do with All This Excess Money?"

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned From COVID-19

In March 2020, the world was hit with an unprecedented crisis when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. This whitepaper reviews lessons learned from applying AI to the pandemic’s response efforts, and insights to mitigating the next pandemic.

15 Days To Fiscal Fitness

BankBazaar

Do you have what it takes to attain financial nirvana in just 15 days? Let’s find out. With the current pandemic scenario, it makes all the more sense to save up as much money as you can. And, trust us, you do not have to go all the way out to save extra bucks every month.

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No Phishing: Multilayered Defense Best Way to Keep Fraudsters Empty-Handed

PYMNTS

Digital fraud is a constant menace for businesses and individuals, with merchants across the globe expecting to lose more than $20 billion to fraud in 2021 alone. Phishing is a particularly dangerous threat, resulting in data breaches that cost businesses an average of $4.24 million per incident.

Is Affirm ($AFRM) the growth star of Fintech 50 Index due to winning in the BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) market? 

Daily Fintech

Affirm is a publicly traded stock in the Fintech 50 Index that could be the winner in the BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) segment of the Fintech market. Affirm was not the first innovator in BNPL. That prize goes to Klarna which we first covered in 2014 (mentioning Affirm as a follower).

4 Ways Financial Institutions Can Get Buy-in for Their Latest Tech Investment

Abrigo

How to Get Buy-in When Implementing New Technology Achieving 100% adoption is attainable if financial institutions are willing to put the best change management practices in place. You might also like this whitepaper, on optimizing change management. DOWNLOAD.

3 financial experts share elevator pitches

ATM Marketplace

Three financial services companies provided elevator pitches for innovative products at the Bank Customer Experience Summit, including a virtual assistant, integrated credit platform and a collaboration app

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.

Supporting Communities with Personal Financial Management Tools

Strategically Speaking

Financial wellbeing is a lifelong journey with many twists and turns and no clear destination. As of August 2020, more than two-thirds of people in America (approximately 167 million people) are not financially healthy.

US Needs Privacy Standard Like GDPR, Alphabet's Pichai Says

PYMNTS

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, said in a recent interview that there would be a need for new regulations, specifically for privacy standards similar to what is in place in Europe, along with a need for the U.S. to stay competitive in various key areas, a Monday (Oct.

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This Week in Fintech ending 22 October 2021

Daily Fintech

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

ABA elects Zions Bank CEO as chair

Banking Exchange

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AI in Manufacturing

Manufacturers want to deliver the best products on the market as quickly and ethically as possible. Learn how to solve your most urgent manufacturing and business needs with an enterprise AI platform.

PNC cuts nearly 600 apps for BBVA conversion

BankInovation

PNC cut nearly 600 apps during its $11.5 billion acquisition of BBVA, which closed in June. That's roughly one app for each BBVA branch. Chief Executive Officer Bill Demchak said PNC retained only two BBVA apps when all was said and done. The $553.5 billion PNC converted approximately 2.6

The Essential Software Development Toolkit for Your Payments Program

SWBC's LenderHub

If you’ve ever worked with a payments product development team, you may have heard the term SDK technology. SDK stands for software development kit. In simple terms, it is a set of tools, programs, and guidelines software developers can use to build an application that's specific to a platform.

Artsy on Leveraging Mobile Payments to Drive Cross-Border Art Sales

PYMNTS

The ongoing pandemic has not stopped collectors from acquiring art from both new and established artists around the globe. Galleries and auction houses, like many markets, increasingly have moved to online and mobile platforms, expanding their footprints through global eCommerce marketplaces.

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XBRL News from both sides of the Channel and the future

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

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.

Pandemic Prompts Jump in Online and Mobile Banking

Banking Exchange

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Treasury narrows IRS reporting plan. Banks and GOP are unmoved.

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Workers of the World, Unite.Again?

SWBC's LenderHub

The last few weeks have had some stunning developments with regard to the cost of labor figures, stunning in their quickness and severity. I have to admit, for many months, I bought into the whole transitory inflation argument.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 20th October.

Daily Fintech

Could Crypto eat the Regulators as well as TradFi? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This story from Wolfgang Münchau got us thinking this week. Wolfgang is worth a follow if you are interested in a different take on Politics in Europe.

Build Trustworthy AI With MLOps

Machine learning operations (MLOps) helps companies deliver machine learning applications in production at scale. Discover the importance of secure MLOps in the four critical areas of model deployment, monitoring, lifecycle management, and governance.

HSBC Venture Debt Program Reserves $100m to Support Women and Minority Led Start-ups

Banking Exchange

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ATM podcast explores cloud, machine learning, innovative tech

ATM Marketplace

ATMs rapidly becoming more complex and innovative, especially as vendors integrate technologies such as cloud tools, machine learning, predictive analytics, remote monitoring and management and more.

New York orders crypto lenders to close operations in state

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Netflix Is Starting a Book Club

PYMNTS

Streaming behemoth Netflix announced Friday (Oct. 15) it’s joining forces with Starbucks and some of the world’s most prolific and popular book writers on the Netflix Book Club.

The Business Value of MLOps

As machine learning models are put into production and used to make critical business decisions, the primary challenge becomes operation and management of multiple models. This report highlights some of the most impactful benefits of MLOps tools.