2019

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The real reason people don’t change banks

Chris Skinner

Interesting conversation about switching accounts. I’ve had a few people saying that banks don’t have loyal customers, but they have trapped customers. By way of example, an email from a friend: I am just exactly as loyal to my bank as they are to me, which is to say not … The post The real reason people don’t change banks appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Four digital banking trends to watch in 2020

Payments Dive

The growing phenomenon of direct, digital banking and Silicon Valley's entry into the payments business are posing a series of challenges to traditional banking institutions. NCR's Doug Brown explores the landscape for 2020 to determine how these trends will impact the global banking business moving forward.

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The Not-So-Beaten Path To B2B Payments Real-Time Ubiquity

PYMNTS

The global payments ecosystem’s path to faster and real-time payments ubiquity is an evolution, not a revolution. That is to say, mass adoption will take time, and the factors driving that adoption will almost certainly continue to change and shift as end users’ needs do the same. Among corporates, there is an increasing demand that their global payment activity is able to keep up with the pace of doing business.

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AI and the rise of digital humans in financial services

Insights on Business

“AI is not going to replace managers, but managers who use AI will replace the managers who do not,” Rob Thomas, IBM General Manager of Data and AI predicted at IBM Think 2019. [1] A 16 trillion dollar opportunity, AI will fundamentally change every business process, every role, and how organizations will impact their industries. AI implementation grew by 270% in the past four years, and 37% in just the past year, according to a 2019 Gartner study.

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Why is CRE Lending Stuck in the Past? Top 3 Reasons for Digital Resistance

Commercial lending is on the verge of a resurgence, but traditional processes are an obstacle. Explore the top 3 reasons for resistance to digital transformation and how overcoming them can pave the way for growth and efficiency. Discover why embracing automation and digital solutions is crucial for success in today's competitive landscape. Discover how GoDocs helps commercial lenders in the digital era with seamless integration and a borrower-focused approach.

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Banks forced to turn to machine learning to tackle compliance burdens

Bobsguide

Banks are increasingly turning to machine learning to innovate heavily manual and costly middle and back office mission critical compliance management processes, say market participants. “Banks are already in a period of change, mostly in the more business- driven activities in the front.

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The Most Influential Women in Payments, 2019

Payments Source

Our annual Most Influential Women in Payments feature, now in its seventh year, highlights the women who are creating change and opportunities in the payments industry. For the first time, the editors of PaymentsSource have also recognized one woman for lifetime achievement.

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The ABCs of bitcoin ATM regulation and compliance in the US

ATM Marketplace

If you are planning to operate a bitcoin ATM business in the U.S., there's a lot more to consider than simply buying a kiosk and setting up shop. You need to stay compliant, both on the federal level and the state level.

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Mobile Payments: Comparison of Two Powerhouses of the World

Let's Talk Payments

China and the USA are the largest economies of the world, and one of the most important criteria for being a large economy is having an evolved financial infrastructure. A well-advanced financial infrastructure has helped in the financial inclusion of both countries which have in-turn helped in the growth of the economies. The financial infrastructure of both the countries have been heavily dependent on the advanced technologies to provide convenience to the user so far, but in the next stage, t

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Game Changing Startups 2020

CB Insights

The past few decades have seen unprecedented levels of innovation, especially in what Peter Thiel calls the world of “bits,” or software, internet, and mobile technology. According to Thiel, however, there’s a sense that the tech space “could be doing so much more,” especially in what he calls the world of “atoms” or efforts to create things like new forms of energy, medicine, and transport — spaces that tend to be costly and challenging to tackle, but a

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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Introducing Women in Banking: Next (and how to apply)

American Banker

Recognize high-achieving women in the pipeline and celebrate diversity across the industry. Nominate a female executive who is age 40 or under for Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next.

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Are banks adapting in the right way?

Chris Skinner

I picked up a few innovative changes taking place this week within banks. In fact, I should point out that banks are not static beasts, as many claim. They are changing all the time, doing things all the time, adapting all the time. The question is: are they adapting in … The post Are banks adapting in the right way? appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Black Friday sets online, mobile shopping records

Payments Dive

Black Friday shopping figures in the U.S. showed more consumers embracing mobile and general online shopping for the best deals. Meanwhile average order volume increased, showing more willingness to make big ticket purchases via smartphone.

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ID2020 Alliance Unveils Digital ID Program

PYMNTS

At its annual summit in New York , the ID2020 Alliance announced the roll out of a digital identity program with the Government of Bangladesh ; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and new partners in academia, government and humanitarian relief. “Digital ID is being defined and implemented today, and we recognize the importance of swift action to close the identity gap,” said Dakota Gruener, executive director of ID2020, in an announcement.

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2024 Lending Outlook: Innovations and Evolutions in the Financial Sector

As we step into 2024, the lending landscape evolves rapidly with technology, regulations, and market dynamics driving change. For banks and financial institutions to stay competitive and meet the evolving needs of their customers, these drivers must be understood and engaged with. Lenders can anticipate significant transformation fueled by technological advancements, regulatory shifts, and changing consumer behaviors.

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Bank 4.0 Will Be All-Digital, Low-Overhead, Mobile-First

Tom Groenfeldt

Traditional banks with big branch networks, large staffs and old technology will die if they don't get digital and mobile, and fast, says Brett King.

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Toxic Business: Banned in the European Union, poisoning Kenya

Bankelele

Agriculture is one of Kenya’s key income earners contributing 24% of GDP and employing 75% of the population either directly or indirectly. As a result, the demand for pesticides is high and increasing with the need to increase agricultural production to keep up with population increase. Imported chemical pesticides in the market account for 87% […].

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The 5 Debates That Will Shape Fintech In The 2020s

Ron Shevelin

Debates concerning bank branches, AI, data, cryptocurrencies, and China will shape fintech in the coming decade.

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Fiserv buying First Data in $22 billion deal to build fintech scale

Payments Source

Fiserv will acquire First Data in an all-stock deal with a value of about $22 billion that will combine two of the financial services industry's largest technology and processing companies. Fiserv shareholders will own almost 58 percent of the combined company, with First Data's shareholders holding the rest. The acquisition is expected to close in the second half of 2019.

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Addressing Top Enterprise Challenges in Generative AI with DataRobot

The buzz around generative AI shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future. Enterprise interest in the technology is high, and the market is expected to gain momentum as organizations move from prototypes to actual project deployments. Ultimately, the market will demand an extensive ecosystem, and tools will need to streamline data and model utilization and management across multiple environments.

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Bank branches aren't dying, they're serving coffee, beer and yoga

ATM Marketplace

As people today conduct most of their banking online and pay for things with plastic cards and mobile apps, banks are having to reinvent themselves. One thing banks all seem to agree on: people still need branches. But what should the new branch become?

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The Indian Growth Opportunity for Neobanks

Let's Talk Payments

Digital challenger banks are transforming the way banking is viewed by the consumers and the market.

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Everything You Need To Know About What Amazon Is Doing In Financial Services

CB Insights

In 2017, Andreessen Horowitz general partner Alex Rampell said that of all the tech giants that could make a major move in financial services: “Amazon is the most formidable. If Amazon can get you lower-debt payments or give you a bank account, you’ll buy more stuff on Amazon.”. While the anticipation for Amazon’s plunge into banking gets louder each year, it’s important to first understand Amazon’s existing strategy in financial services — what Amazon has launched and bu

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Wells Fargo, Philadelphia reach settlement in redlining lawsuit

American Banker

Without admitting wrongdoing, the bank has agreed to contribute $10 million to city programs promoting home ownership for low- and moderate-income residents.

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Need Curated Pre-foreclosure Lists to Generate New Real Estate Leads? Trellis Has the Data!

Trellis is a state trial court research and analytics platform that provides Real Estate Professionals (Buyers, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, etc.) with LEADS on Pre-Foreclosures, Lis Pendes, Distressed Assets and more — to help uncover **new** opportunities and grow their business. The process is quick and easy — and all in real time. Trellis will supply you with a link to the relevant dockets, a Leads sheet and access to its UI where applicable.

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The best FinTech startups in Europe

Chris Skinner

I received a long and lengthy article last week from Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai (tryan@valuer.ai). The link provides a comprehensive article on European FinTech developments. It’s so good that I am happy to share it with y’all. Enjoy. THE BEST FINTECH STARTUPS IN EUROPE Government support for the financial … The post The best FinTech startups in Europe appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Balancing payment innovation and trust

Payments Dive

The rise of digital payments has led to a series of complex issues surrounding how to make those transactions more secure. Rapid innovation in the global payments space has created new opportunties for bad actors to expoit these new ecosystems and requires ways of thinking on how to approach the subject.

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Why Small Business Owners Should Always Have An Exit Strategy

PYMNTS

Hundreds of thousands of new small businesses (SMBs) open their doors every year in the U.S., be them physical or digital. The latest estimates from the Small Business Administration (SBA) peg the number of new SMBs at 414,000 each year, spurring job creation and economic growth for the country, with millennial entrepreneurs at the helm. The high failure rate of a new small business has entrepreneurs focused on simply surviving their first few years in operation.

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EQ Bank Built Its All-Digital Bank On Modern Technology

Tom Groenfeldt

EQ Bank has brought all-digital banking to Canada with Temenos T24 core banking technology.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr