Sat.Apr 03, 2021 - Fri.Apr 09, 2021

A Future-Ready Approach: Journey to the Cloud

Accenture

This series of blogs looks at the future of banking in Growth Markets in a post-COVID-19 world. Banks need a clear approach to eliminate their legacy technology debt and attain future-ready systems.

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Bill Pay: The Digital Wallet’s New Frontier

ATM Marketplace

Michael Kaplan is the Chief Revenue Officer and General Manager at PayNearMe. Kaplan has played key roles in the strategy, development and growth of multiple platforms and markets.

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Laundering Rules are Getting Tougher, But Also Easier to Follow

Payments Source

Banking Compliance Payment fraud AML

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Afterpay, Adyen Team On Installment Payments

PYMNTS

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firm Afterpay has teamed up with payments platform Adyen to offer its installment payments to retailers around the world, according to a press release Thursday (April 8).

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

In banking, sustainability is the new digital. Now what?

Accenture

This year´s reporting season has brought sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related efforts to the forefront of international banks’ annual reports, including their future outlooks and bold pledges.

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PayPal is building a ‘super app.’ Should banks be worried?

Payments Source

Digital banking PayPal Consumer banking

Report: Temasek, T. Rowe May Join PIPE For Grab’s Merger With SPAC

PYMNTS

Grab Holdings Inc. has garnered the interest of Temasek Holdings Pte and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. for its intended business combination with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources.

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Open Banking in the Middle East: Time is of the essence

Accenture

This is the first in a series of in-depth thought leadership pieces on Open Banking in the Middle East. This one explains Open Banking and outlines key considerations for the Open Banking journey.

Alt Lending Week Ended 9th April 2021

Daily Fintech

European Corporate Loan defaults double with worse to come? Gloomy figures arrive courtesy of Standard and Poors Global ratings data the headline being that the default rate is 5.4% in the UK and Europe as of February this year more than double than those prevailing a year ago.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How FIS helped expand food assistance programs

Payments Source

Digital payments Coronavirus

Walmart Taps Citi Exec As VP Of Financial Services

PYMNTS

Walmart has hired Julia Unger to serve in the position of vice president of financial services. Unger will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Janey Whiteside , and her first day will be Monday (April 12), according to a memo.

Four common questions about SWIFT’s new CSP requirements for 2021

Accenture

All SWIFT customers are required to complete independent assessments as part of the Customer Security Programme (CSP), which helps SWIFT customers fight cyber-attacks. As of 2021, to be considered compliant, these assessments must be done by an independent organization.

XBRL News about Workiva, ESEF and India

Daily Fintech

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week. 1 Workiva: growth inevitable as XBRL usage increases Given the chaos that has occurred with GameStop, Robinhood, and the recent hedge funds, the SEC will begin to crackdown in the near future.

How to Choose an AI Vendor

This report explores why it is so challenging to choose an AI vendor and what you should consider as you seek a partner in AI.

Dwolla API adds real-time payments via Cross River Bank

Payments Source

Fintech Real-time payments

Instacart And Door Dash To Launch Credit Cards

PYMNTS

Instacart and DoorDash , which both have seen big gains during the pandemic, are each planning to roll out credit cards, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. Instacart will be working with J.P. Morgan for a new card that plans to reward frequent users.

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B2B payments product investment themes

Accenture

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on businesses of all sizes. Over the past 12 months, organizations across the globe have faced substantive impacts to their receipts, disbursements, and in consequence, liquidity.

Market Commentary: Week of April 5, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week: Last week, U.S. economic news came up a royal flush!

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How cross-border fintechs help the Amazon 'roll up' market bear fruit

Payments Source

Fintech Online payments Cross border payments

Facebook Hack Revealed; Data On 533 Million Users Breached

PYMNTS

The personal data of 533 million Facebook users, including phone numbers and emails, has been leaked, The Verge reported. The leak included “personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the U.S.,

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Self-Service ATMs for a Socially Distanced World

ATM Marketplace

Hear from Brendan Watkins and David Johnson on how self-service, assisted self-service and teller automation models can guide your thinking about ATM hardware, staffing and innovation

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4-part series on Digital Identity. Part 1 = regulators say “stop those bad guys”

Daily Fintech

Are you really sure I am not a dog? Maybe I am a really smart dog with an AI implant pretending to be a human. Disclosure, Daily Fintech is written by a stealth mode AI venture as a proof of concept. Seriously folks, you cannot know my Identity. To read this post you don’t care. […].

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

dLocal's $5 billion valuation shows investors' fervor for cross-border payments

Payments Source

Fintech Cross border payments Venture funding

Remittances Sent To Mexico Set February Record; Top $3.2 Billion

PYMNTS

Remittances sent to Mexico saw their biggest increase in February since records started being collected in 1995, Reuters reported. Remittances are a major source of the country’s economy for support for low-income families, according to Reuters.

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Covid-19: A Look Back at How Our Predictions Panned Out

Strategically Speaking

On April 1, 2020, Jack Henry FinTalk published a blog post on what we think would happen during the pandemic, along with some best practices and change to look for within BSA and fraud systems.

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 7th April.

Daily Fintech

Don’t let China Mint the money of the future! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Is it important to be first, to be second but best or just be the coolest? Clearly China is going to be the first large economy to implement a CBDC. The Western […].

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.