Wed.Jun 16, 2021

The Crypto Economy Prepares For Its Broadband Moment


There has been no shortage of economies in the payments and commerce business to discuss over the past decade. We’ve had the internet economy which morphed into the digital economy that results from the billions of online interactions that happen every day between devices, consumers and businesses.

Bitcoin fans had a dream about Institutional money that turned out to be a nightmare

Daily Fintech

Many Bitcoin fans dreamt that Legacy Finance Institutions would lead the way to mainstream adoption of Bitcoin. This dream was the narrative that drove the last Bitcoin bull market. Now that we maybe in a Bitcoin bear market, that dream has turned out to be a nightmare.


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Layers Of Risk Control Mark Authenticated Identity’s Future Path


To get a sense of just how pervasive the digital shift has become, identity verification provider Jumio said it recently crossed the milestone of processing more than one million identity verifications a day.

The Underwriter’s Gambit Part 3: Third Party Data In Auto Insurance

Daily Fintech

In previous parts of this series, increased usage of algorithmic underwriting in complex risks and prevalence of integrated workbenches in life insurance were discussed, as ways in which traditional underwriting was modernizing.

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Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

Wag! Goes To The Dog(ecoin)s, Via BitPay


The pet services platform Wag! announced on Wednesday (June 16) that it has begun accepting cryptocurrency through BitPay , including — fittingly enough — Dogecoin. Pet parents can use cryptocurrency to buy credits from Wag!,

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Europe Reopens To Americans As An Uncertain Travel Reawakening Rolls On


Today, the latest big milestone in travel has been cleared — Europe is reopening for business to global travelers. The European Union is recommending its 27-member nations can start lifting the restrictions they’ve placed on travelers from the U.S.

Cross River Bank Launches Venture Capital Business

Banking Exchange

Formation of Cross River Digital Ventures signals step up in banking sector innovation Community Banking Feature3 Feature Management M&A PPP. 1Community Banking

Emburse Expands Into B2B Payments With Integrated AP


Emburse has rolled out its Emburse Pay - B2B Payments integrated payables offering, which lets workforces control and monitor the invoice approval and payment workflow from start to finish, according to a Wednesday (June 16) announcement.

Banks Seek Outside Help on CECL Amid Economic Recovery

Banking Exchange

Mississippi-headquartered BancorpSouth Bank has joined the growing number of banks calling on external consultancies to assist with its handing of current expected credit loss (CECL) rules Compliance The Economy Feature Risk Management Feature3. 1Compliance

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!

eCommerce Retailers Make Trading Debuts In Global IPOs


eCommerce firms have made their trading debuts, or have plans to go public, on markets from Indonesia to Germany, while other players in the online shopping industry are set to be acquired.

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HomeTrust Bank to Close Branches in Restructuring Move

Banking Exchange

The bank plans to bring its small business loan service in-house to benefit from fees and sale income Community Banking Feature3 Feature Management M&A. 1Community Banking

Tripadvisor Rolls Out Subscription Service


As tourism recovers around the world, Tripadvisor is offering customers in the U.S. a new subscription service. Announced Wednesday (June 16), the $99-per-year Tripadvisor Plus gives users discounts on hundreds of thousands of hotels worldwide, with an average of $350 in savings each stay.

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When should policymakers reach for the history books? Some examples from the 20th century


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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Invoice-To-Pay Makes The Leap Into Text Messaging


The text message was not an invention that had business communication in mind when it emerged decades ago, but companies of all verticals and sizes today find SMS and MMS messaging technology to be a useful tool to connect with customers.

How to Turn Customer Feedback From Headache To Hero

ATM Marketplace

Go beyond surveys to build a modern CX strategy. Stratifyd for CX and Voice of the Customer is designed for the business you have today and the changes of tomorrow. With so much changing, don’t get caught flat-footed thanks to legacy technology and static dashboards that don’t grow along with you. Read this eBook to learn more

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Visa Brings Tap To Phone To US


Starting with a major kick-off event in Washington D.C. Visa ’s Tap to Phone mobile point of sale offering is officially coming to merchants in the U.S. today (June 16). The debut comes after the service is already live in 30 markets worldwide.

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GAO Issues Report Finding that CFPB Needs to Assess the Impact of Recent Changes to its Fair Lending Activities

CFPB Monitor

During May 2021, the federal Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) issued a report (GAO-21-393) containing findings from its review of issues related to the CFPB’s oversight and enforcement of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (“HMDA”).

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

CitiBusiness Small Business Banking Services Closing In Singapore


Small businesses banking with Citi ’s CitiBusiness unit won’t have the option in Singapore by mid-August as the U.S. giant shutters that division, the company said, according to a Tuesday (June 15) report from

Startup launches digital-first expense management Mastercard

American Banker

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Virtual Events Provider Hopin Moves To In-Person Events With Boomset Acquisition


The virtual events provider Hopin is moving into the real world. The company on Wednesday (June 16) announced its acquisition of Boomset, a global provider of onsite event services, allowing it to become “the single solution for producing events, period.”.

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Bank Preemption Takes Center Stage

New York's State of Mind

There is currently a case before New York’s Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that could have a direct impact on your credit union’s bottom line even if you don’t have the great fortune of living in New York. The issue is whether or not federally chartered banks are subject to a New York […]. Economy Legal Watch Mortgage Lending New York State Cantero v Bank of America NA FDIC Hymes et al v Bank of America NA mortgage escrow accounts New York General Obligation law 5-601 OCC

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Lagging Innovation Sees Slow Consumer Embrace Of Connected Health Devices


Apple is working on several health-related enhancements to the Apple Watch, including sensors to monitor body temperature and blood sugar, plus a special edition for extreme sports, but it’s tough to know if that’s enough for the tech giant to finally make some inroads with finicky HealthTech consumers.

Take part in the Bank Automation News reader survey


Bank Automation News would like to know what our readers think about bots. The hype around robotic process automation (RPA) ownership may be headed for a dip due to the cost of the technology and a proliferation of new add-ons.

Dutch Bros Listing May Help IPO Market Percolate


The pandemic is receding, economies are reopening. Which brings us to … our everlasting need for coffee. How else to get ready for the Zoom calls that still are the mainstays of working from home — and of course, for the daily commute as we return, in some cases, to the office?

Bank of America uses AI to predict business volatility, acquisitions


Bank of America is using artificial intelligence (AI) to reliably predict which companies are likely to be acquired close to a year in advance — just one way the $2.2 trillion bank is employing AI in its trading business.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.