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Biometrics Builds the Bridge Between the Physical, Digital World

PYMNTS

“The link between the digital world and the physical world is going to be forged through biometrics.”.

Spotlight on Loan Growth — or Lack of it — as Earnings Season Kicks Off

American Banker

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Servitization: What it is and Why Auto and Equipment Finance Providers Should Care

Accenture

Auto and equipment buyers are no longer satisfied with simply financing an asset, the traditional way of paying for such things. Instead, they want maintenance and service included, and they expect more flexible payment plans.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 14th July.

Daily Fintech

Stablecoins are for payments, not just as a value store between trades. Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week.

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.

Bitcoin Daily: Binance Shut Out Of Italy; PayPal Raises Cryptocurrency Limits

PYMNTS

Binance , which has come under fire for its compliance standards in recent weeks, has been shut out of activity in Italy now, according to that country’s market watchdog, Consob , Reuters reported.

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Sometimes, It Is All About the Flow

SWBC's LenderHub

A funny thing happened on the way to the great reflation trade that, just a few weeks ago, was the dominant market theme.

Cryptocurrency boom stokes insurer interest, Coincover funding the latest cue

Daily Fintech

The cryptocurrency industry has been on a roll, peaking at a market capitalization of $2.2 trillion this April. Motivated by its growing popularity, major corporate investors evinced an interest. Tesla acquired $1.5 billion of bitcoin (BTC) in January 2021 while MicroStrategy stockpiled $2.2

'Death By A Thousand FinTech Cuts' Is A Risk Big Banks Cannot Ignore Forever

PYMNTS

It will be a big week for bank earnings data as JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and U.S. Bancorp will all be releasing their Q2 earnings reports. And, according to reports, expectations are high for a bottom-line bounce.

CECL Q Factors: Be Ready to Answer 3 Questions

Abrigo

Q Factors under CECL and How They Will Compare Understanding the quantitative side of the CECL calculation is the start to applying qualitative adjustments under CECL. Would you like other articles on CECL and Q Factors in your inbox?

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!

Embracing the Digital Future: How Community Banks Are Deploying New Low-Cost, Cutting-Edge Digital Tools to Win Consumers and Compete Against Leading FinTechs

Banking Exchange

For some reason, the term digital still strikes many as new and futuristic. In reality, it’s been with us for decades Community Banking Technology Financial Trends Feature Digital Mobile Tech Management Online. 1Community Banking

Is Bitcoin Worth the Risk?

Daily Fintech

Over the last few years, we’re transitioning from a process of redefining financial services, by altering the architecture that underpins our financial system. Fintech companies are becoming mainstream, but they’ve operated on the outskirts of the traditional financial system.

From Ban To Fan: India Mulls Possible U-Turn On Cryptocurrencies

PYMNTS

The shot may have been fired across the bow for bitcoin-as-currency just a few weeks ago. El Salvador became the first country to accept the marquee cryptocurrency Bitcoin as legal tender.

FATF Releases New Guidance on Key AML/CTF Concerns

Abrigo

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) addressed areas of AML global concern. The agency recently completed their three-day June plenary. They addressed some of the most pressing illicit financial issues the world faces today. . Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

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.

What do two million accounts tell us about the impact of Covid-19 on small businesses?

BankUnderground

J ames Hurley, Sudipto Karmakar, Elena Markoska, Eryk Walczak and Danny Walker. Compass on old map. This post is the second of a series of posts about the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on business activity. Covid-19 led to a sharp reduction in economic activity in the UK.

4 part series on Lightning Network Part 2: Eeyore says nice theory, shame about the traction

Daily Fintech

Eeyore usually gets negative audience reaction at the Pooh Corner Tech Debates as his pessimistic worldview contrasts with the optimistic enthusiasm of most tech conference attendees.

Cybereason Nets $275M In Crossover Financing For Its Anti-Ransomware Solutions

PYMNTS

Cybereason , which can help prevent cyberattacks, is the recipient of a $275 million investment from crossover funding, according to a company press release. The funding was led by Liberty Strategic Capital.

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What's on the horizon for the ATM world?

ATM Marketplace

ATMs went through a challenging year in 2020, but as the industry comes out of the pandemic, a question emerges: What's on the horizon

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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!

On the origin of systemic risk

BankUnderground

Giovanni Covi, Mattia Montagna and Gabriele Torri. Systemic risk in the bank sector is often associated with long periods of economic downturn and large social costs.

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Alt Lending week ended 16th July 2021

Daily Fintech

First of its kind LSE listing for Wise ought to be thought provoking? Not surprisingly, this story has been widely reported for a couple of reasons.

How AI And Digital Identity Verification Can Secure The Telehealth Age

PYMNTS

The healthcare industry experienced sweeping changes in 2020 as medical providers worked on overdrive to fulfill the needs of both patients visiting physical hospitals or clinics and those tapping telehealth services in unprecedented numbers.

FHFA Eliminates Adverse Market Refinance Fee

CFPB Monitor

The Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA) announced on July 16, 2021 that effective August 1, 2021 it is eliminating the 50 basis point Adverse Market Refinance Fee for refinance mortgage loans.

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.

Tirzah Warren Promoted to Assistant Vice President/Teller Administrator

MerhantsBanks

Tirzah Warren has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Teller Administrator at Merchants Bank, according to Sue Hovell, Director of Retail Banking Performance.

This Week in Fintech ending 16 July 2021.

Daily Fintech

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

Fashion Brand Guess Data Breach Impacts Customer Info

PYMNTS

Guess , the U.S.-based based fashion brand and retailer, has been the victim of a data breach, a report from Bleeping Computer said Monday (July 12).

3 reasons you should attend Bank Customer Experience Summit

ATM Marketplace

Between COVID-19 closing down bank branches, and changing customer expectations, it can be a challenge for financial institutions, independent ATM providers and other companies to strategize their path forward. The Bank Customer Experience Summit, held on Sept.

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.