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Will these innovation trends shape banking’s future?

Accenture

The Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are set to return on November 18th for a virtual celebration of banking’s best and brightest. With a record 816 innovations submitted by 275 institutions in 73 countries, I’m excited to see what this year has in store.

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Atomic Launches APIs to Enable FinTech Investment Products

PYMNTS

In the age of the super app, the embedded experience is the holy grail of companies — no matter the vertical — seeking to cement their end users’ loyalty and new use cases.

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FinCEN Issues Advisory on the FATF Updated List of Jurisdictions with AML/CFT Deficiencies

Abrigo

New FinCEN Advisory focuses on FATF Call to Action publication. The publication updated its list of jurisdictions with anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) deficiencies. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Fintech in a Flash: Fraud Mitigation is a Key Consideration When Selecting Payments Partners

Strategically Speaking

Payments fraud impacted 82% of financial institutions last year. And it’s inevitable, pervasive, and growing with every payment channel threatened by unique, ingenious, and constantly evolving schemes.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Dead Man's Curve

SWBC's LenderHub

Dead Man's Curve, it's no place to play Dead Man's Curve, you best keep away Dead Man's Curve, I can hear 'em say Won't come back from Dead Man's Curve – Jan & Dean. Capital Markets

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The Threat of Ransomware for Financial Institutions: FinCEN Issues Red Flags

Abrigo

Ransomware poses a significant threat to FIs. In response to an increase in ransomware attacks, the latest FinCEN advisory shows the dynamic nature and criticality of ransomware threats. . Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Factors Underlying Insurtech valuations

Daily Fintech

Insurers seemingly don’t attract the adulation they deserve from investors. Despite a core subset of insurers delivering strong operational results, share-to-price performance has largely lagged other financial companies.

2021 JAC|SEC: A Look Back

Strategically Speaking

Well, folks, that pesky word “pivot” is still alive and well. Over the summer, COVID-19 cases were trending in the right direction and the country was well on its way to what felt like normal.

Customer Loyalty Gets Boost From Offering Crypto Rewards

PYMNTS

It might seem as if buy now, pay later (BNPL) and cryptocurrency are being used everywhere, but there’s at least one big space where they have plenty of room to grow: loyalty programs.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

The Threat of Ransomware for Financial Institutions: FinCEN Issues Reg Flags

Abrigo

Ransomware poses a significant threat to FIs. In response to an increase in ransomware attacks, the latest FinCEN advisory shows the dynamic nature and criticality of ransomware threats. . Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Market Commentary: Week of November 8, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week. Tap, tap, tap,” went fingers onto the shoulders of traders with bad, short positions in long-dated U.S. Treasuries, and the bloody short squeeze continued. On Wednesday, the FOMC meeting concluded, and the message was mixed.

Alt Lending week ended 12th November 2021

Daily Fintech

The great challenger bank experiment has failed Good Saturday morning reading from Ben Marlow but definitely not for the faint hearted.

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Open Banking Data Transparency Helps Consumers, Banks Stop Fraud

PYMNTS

The age of open banking is being accelerated by the pandemic.

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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.

3 lessons from the Bank Customer Experience Summit

ATM Marketplace

The BCX Summit provided a variety of banking lessons on fintechs, self-service and the importance of real relationships

Reuter Discusses Threat of Central Bank Digital Currencies

ABA Community Banking

A U.S. central bank digital currency, or CBDC, would be a “threat to core funding to the banking industry,” Jim Reuter, ABA board member and president and CEO of FirstBank in Lakewood, Colorado, said on a new episode of IntraFi Network’s Banking with Interest Podcast.

XBRL News from Germany and the blogosphere

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.

80% of Consumers Have a Third-Party Financial App Connected to Their Bank Account

PYMNTS

As more U.S. consumers turn to financial apps in efforts to simplify banking and investment, earning their trust has become an increasingly important factor for banks and FinTechs alike — as well as the handling of consumers’ data.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Kraken Security uncovers Bitcoin ATM security vulnerabilities

ATM Marketplace

Bitcoin ATMs are becoming a more common sight across the U.S., as many convenience stores and gas stations have begun deploying them. At the same time, there are also security concerns with Bitcoin ATMs. Kraken Security Labs recently uncovered a number of vulnerabilities with a Bitcoin ATM

AvidXchange targets credit unions with AI-enabled automation solution

BankInovation

Payment automation company AvidXchange is targeting credit unions with a customized offering that streamlines the invoice-to-pay process.

This Week in Fintech ending 12 November 2021

Daily Fintech

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

Report: Cybersecurity Firms' Shares Soar Despite Net Losses for Many

PYMNTS

Despite the booming market for cybersecurity, many companies in the industry aren’t making a lot of money, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. Of 26 firms reviewed by WSJ, 17 have seen net losses for their most recent fiscal year, according to the report.

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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.

Congress urges CFPB to crack down on inaccurate credit reports

American Banker

Credit reporting CFPB Politics and policy

Deals and dollars: Socure pulls in $450M, catapults valuation to $4.5B

BankInovation

It was a diverse week for fintech funding, with hundreds of millions of dollars pouring into identity verification and buy now pay later (BNPL) technology companies and substantial investment in an automated compliance platform.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 10th November.

Daily Fintech

Another Bull run for Crypto, or is something else happening? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week the numbers came in, stablecoins are growing once again at a rapid rate.

Mastercard Launches Crypto-Linked Payment Cards in APAC

PYMNTS

Mastercard announced on Monday (Nov. 8) that it has partnered with three leading digital currency companies across Asia-Pacific to launch crypto-linked payment cards.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.