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Improving Your Bank's Digital Experience

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Rick Jaros, a principal with Spinnaker Consulting Group, has experience in digital integration, business strategy and change management. For the past 20 years he has worked as an executive with some of the largest banks in the U.S.

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How Can HR Boost Your Bank’s Performance?


Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature of work was changing.

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Big Banks, Big Tech Face Off Over Swipe Fees

American Banker

A showdown between megabanks such as JPMorgan Chase and the likes of Apple and PayPal could be the prelude to a broader fight. Fintech PayPal Debit cards Interchange fees JPMorgan Chase Apple Google

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Online Shopping Trends: Mobile Payments Are Mighty

Mobile Payments Today

The holiday online shopping trend jumped from over 13% in 2019, to nearly 20% in 2020, according to Mastercard. Jordan Reynolds leads the e-Commerce and Marketplace verticals at Ekata. He shares data and insight on how 2020 may have changed shopping forever

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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.

LinkedIn And Zynga Founders To Merge SPAC With Flying Taxi Startup


Flying taxi developer Joby Aviation is getting some help from the blank-check company helmed by LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman , the Financial Times (FT) reported. A merger would value Joby Aviation at $5.7 billion.

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Countdown to CECL: A Timeline for Community Banks


Preparing for 2023 While community banks have until 2023 until they must comply with CECL, there is likely less time than expected. . 2023 CECL Deadline? Steps to Take This Year WATCH Webinar. Takeaway 1 "Analysis paralysis" and the pandemic have put CECL on the backburner for many CFIs.

Examining ingredients of a successful mobile payments solution

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With a robust and secure mobile payment solution, consumers are more likely to get on board and embrace mobile payment technology

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TruckPay Will Accept Crypto For Logistics Payments


TruckPay will now allow logistics payments with cryptocurrencies, according to a press release. Bitcoin, Ethereum and Stellar Lumens will be available as payment options on the TruckPay Fleet Management and MyTruckScales platforms, the release stated.

Four balancing acts that will unlock commercial banks’ SME business


The small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market is broad and often needs hand-holding, making it a difficult market for banks to serve profitably. COVID-19 complicates this reality, as SMEs need banks more than ever.

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!

First Draw PPP Loan Increases: 5 Borrowers Who May Be Eligible


Qualifying for PPP Loan Increases Only certain borrowers may apply for more money tied to an earlier PPP loan. Beyond PPP: Use the momentum to grow your institution read the whitepaper. Takeaway 1 The PPP this round has more options for borrowers to request an increase.

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Switzerland as the jurisdiction for new blockchain based finance

Daily Fintech

February kicked off with news that Switzerland now lets tokenized securities trade on a blockchain with the same legal standing as traditional assets. The significance is at two levels. The first level is simply legal certainty.

Translating Cybersecurity Procurement To The B2B eCommerce Business Model


Venture capitalists pumped more than $8 billion into the cybersecurity space last year alone, an investment pipeline fueled, in part, by the dramatically increasing cyber threat that businesses of all sizes continue to face.

Data-lite: How technology can fix green finance’s biggest challenge


This series of blogs looks at the opportunities and challenges associated with green finance in Southeast Asia, and draws on a recent position paper “Green Finance in Singapore and ASEAN: Opportunities and Challenges” by EuroCham Singapore and Accenture.

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.

How Diversified Revenue Streams Impact Ag Borrowers


Diversifying revenue streams With the recent impacts of COVID-19, ag and financial partners alike are turning their attention to diversified income streams for financial stability. You might also like this webinar, How the 2021 Roadmap for Producers will Influence Ag Lending. WATCH .

Facebook's Diem project lays groundwork for merchant acceptance

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Newer partners like the Isreali fintech First are building connections to help stores enroll. Acquirers Libra Cryptocurrencies

Amazon Business Takes Personalized Approach To Cross-Border B2B Payments


Both businesses and consumers alike made moves to cut down on their expenses in 2020 as the pandemic continued to impact the global economy.

The Great Reset and Bitcoin

Daily Fintech

Last year was the year of pandemic. Facemasks and quarantines became the new normal and changed the world has forever. It was also an unforgettable year for bitcoin. During the lows of pandemic in the March it traded below $5,000. Then in the fall and into 2021 it surged.

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.

Money Lies That You Often Tell Yourself


When it comes to money matters, most of us usually end up fooling ourselves. Here are some of the common money lies we keep telling ourselves and some simple solutions to overcome them. When it comes to money matters, most of us usually end up fooling ourselves.

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Elon Musk may have hurt bitcoin more than he helped it

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In raising the cryptocurrency's profile, the tech celebrity also demonstrated its extreme volatility. Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies

Kroger Will Pay Workers $100 To Get COVID-19 Vaccine


The Kroger Co. family of companies said it would provide a single $100 payment to all workers who get the “full manufacturer-recommended doses” of the coronavirus vaccine, according to an announcement. Since March, we have invested more than $1.5

Show Me the Money: Banks and Credit Unions Need to Establish a Chief Revenue Officer Position


FIs’ renewed focus on revenue generation, vendor relationships and new product development is great – but someone needs to be leading it. There’s a saying that “some things never change,” and when it comes to mid-size banks’ and credit unions’ technology priorities, there’s some truth there.

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.

This Week in Fintech ending 12 February 2021

Daily Fintech

The second week of February 2021 was a big news week in Fintech. As usual our job is to dig below the news to understand the underlying trends that you can use as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Visa expects more fraud from pandemic activities in 2021

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Fraudsters are continuing to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to exploit online shopping, curbside delivery and unemployment, according to Visa. Risk Payment fraud Payment processing

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Mastercard Network Will Support Select Cryptocurrencies


Mastercard has announced it will be offering support for cryptocurrencies on its network this year, Reuters reported. The announcement comes after several other firms have pledged to make similar moves, including Elon Musk’s Tesla , which announced a purchase of $1.5 billion in bitcoin Monday (Feb.

5 Things You Can Learn From 4Q Bank Performance

Banker to Banker

Our first indication of industry performance for 4Q comes to us in the form of earnings disclosures from the top 24 banks. In this article, we break down five lessons learned from analyzing large bank performance for the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2020 compared to 2019 and see how we can turn this data into actionable insights to improve community bank performance. . One: Small Is Beautiful.

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.