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GrandTech: the newest FinTech market niche

Chris Skinner

Watching the BBC, I often see reports on the elderly being ripped off, scammed and targeted by fraudsters.

WeWork Heads Toward IPO With $47B Valuation

PYMNTS

WeWork is now worth $47 billion as it gears up to go public in what could be the largest IPO of this year. WeWork is heading to the public markets at the same time as the high-profile IPOs of Uber and Lyft had appeared to disappoint.

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Things worth reading: 13th May 2019

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Uber, Lyft Struggle To Keep Drivers On Board

PYMNTS

With Uber and Lyft now publicly traded companies, the two are facing pressure from investors to grow at a fast clip, which means hiring and retaining more drivers.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Bitcoin going parabolic. ALT Season is Almost Here!

Daily Fintech

Last week our theme was “Initial Exchange Offerings: 2019 is the year of the IEO.“ Our theme for this week is “Bitcoin going parabolic. ALT Season Here”. Its been an extraordinary week. Binance was hacked for $40 million worth of cryptocurrency. Warren Buffett bashed Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.

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New payment models are unsafe without interoperable digital ID

Payments Source

Traditional authentication practices are incapable of meeting the real-time demands, writes Frank Teruel, senior vice president and general manager of ThreatMetrix. ISO and agent Authentication Cyber security Payment fraud Payment processing Retailers

Redfin Testing Online Real Estate Bids

PYMNTS

Redfin , the real estate company based in Seattle, is rolling out a new program that enables home buyers to bid on properties via its website. According to a report in The New York Times , Redfin started testing the program in Boston and is gearing up to expand it to other parts of the country.

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How Uber’s transit plans are taking shape in Denver

Payments Source

As fintechs race to reinvent transit payments, Uber's laying the groundwork in Denver to make sure it takes a leading position. Mobile payments Gig economy Uber

US Crypto Investor Awarded $75M In Fraud Suit

PYMNTS

Michael Terpin, an entrepreneur based in the U.S. and an investor in cryptocurrency, won $75.8 million in a court judgment over a scheme to defraud him of digital tokens.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Fast Fourier Transforms

Vitalik Buterin

Trigger warning: specialized mathematical topic. Special thanks to Karl Floersch for feedback. One of the more interesting algorithms in number theory is the Fast Fourier transform (FFT).

China’s BAIC Aims To Acquire 5 Pct. Of Daimler

PYMNTS

BAIC Group , the Chinese automotive company, wants to buy 5 percent of Daimler, reported Reuters. According to a report citing three sources familiar with the matter, BAIC Group wants to buy the stake to ensure its investment in Beijing Benz Automotive is protected.

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Bank Customers Happier Using Branch+Digital Than Digital Only

The Financial Brand

Surprising findings from J.D. Power point to ways mid-size financial institutions can capitalize on strengths versus the biggest banks. The post Bank Customers Happier Using Branch+Digital Than Digital Only appeared first on The Financial Brand. Customer Experience Featured Content

Open Banking platform Tink announces partnership with Natwest

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Open Banking platform Tink and NatWest have announced a new partnership agreement that will impact NatWest’s mobile banking

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

The Two Biggest Innovation Killers in Banking Today

The Financial Brand

Digital distractions and pressures on bank and credit union employees crush creativity at the very time it's needed most. Here's what to do. The post The Two Biggest Innovation Killers in Banking Today appeared first on The Financial Brand. Innovation Strategies

Countingup and Hokodo partner for invoice insurance service

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Small business and freelancer banking and accounting app provider, Countingup , has forged a partnership with fintech insurance solutions startup, Hokodo

Banking Leaders Continue To Be Willfully Blind

The Financial Brand

Being willfully blind to consumer needs and competitive forces will lead to sub-optimal decisions that may threaten banking organizations. The post Banking Leaders Continue To Be Willfully Blind appeared first on The Financial Brand. Culture & Leadership Featured Content

HSBC targets simplified receivables process with DART digital solution

The Paypers

(The Paypers) HSBC has announced its Digital Accounts Receivables Tool (DART) that aims to improve the supply chain, cut down on manual tasks and enhance working capital efficiency for sellers

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

SettleGo signs for ClearBank's payment access services

The Paypers

(The Paypers) ClearBank has gained SettleGo , an international e-money institution, as a customer for its banking-as-a-service offering