The diversity of financial technologies

Chris Skinner

I do adjust the … The post The diversity of financial technologies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was listening to questions at a meeting this week where one of the audience asked if I needed to adjust what I say on my travels, to suit the culture of different countries. I thought about it for a second, and realised that I don’t. Fintech Grid

SoFi To Buy Galileo Financial Technologies In $1.2B Deal


In a deal valued at over a $1 billion, SoFi said it has inked a definitive deal to buy Galileo Financial Technologies. Galileo CEO Clay Wilkes said in the announcement, “SoFi has built a very strong diversified financial services company focusing on a full suite of financial services.


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Four Emerging Trends Driving Financial Technology Through 2020

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The world of financial technologies has bee n experiencing dynamic changes in recent years. Commercial Lending Future Ready Financial Technology

Financial Technology Trends and Focus: Moving Forward into 2021

Strategically Speaking

Happy New Year! This familiar wish resonates now more than ever before. Reflecting back on 2020, the community banking and credit union industries should be proud of how this unprecedented pandemic and resulting economic crisis was managed.

The Financial Technologies SMEs Aren’t Using


The average small business considers itself a “moderate” user of technology, according to the SMB Technology Adoption Index. Clearly, there’s still a long way for SMEs to go before they fully embrace FinTech – and the latest research on the topic reinforces the notion that small businesses aren’t using technology the way some may have hoped.

Adam Wright joins CA DFPI’s Office of Financial Technology Innovation; meetings available during weekly office hours

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AB-1864, which took effect on January 1, 2021 and significantly expanded the powers of the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, required the DFPI to establish a “Financial Technology Innovation Office.”.

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Onespan Publishes Top Ten Predictions for 2021 Focused on Financial Technology

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OneSpan, one of the leaders in Financial Technology, released its 2021 Security and Fintech Predictions The Economy Technology Tech Management Outsourcing/Cloud Mobile Online Cards Branch Technology/ATMs Security Feature3 Fintech Financial Research Feature Financial Trends.

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Distributed Ledgers Expected to be Most Prominent Financial Technology in 2019, Poll Finds

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Distributed ledger technology will be crucial to innovation in digital banking this year, according to a poll conducted by Bank Innovation. For the December poll, Bank Innovation asked readers to name a technology, aside from the obvious - artificial intelligence, that would be most prominent in 2019. Out of 151 responses, 28% or 42 people […].

Fostering the Financial Technology Infrastructure of Tomorrow

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Imagine a scenario in which opacity and complexity have been removed from the financial services industry. To the untrained eye, the infrastructure of the world’s financial institutions is a snarled web of systems hampered by constraints. We’re inviting our partners to innovate with us and pioneer new solutions that will benefit the financial services industry at large. Try it today: IBM Cloud for Financial Services is available today on IBM Cloud: [link].

How Financial Technology Partners can Help with Customer Acquisition Campaigns

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For many of these smaller players a partnership approach can be beneficial by leveraging resources and solutions made available through a technology partner.

Financial technology needs rules of engagement

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Policymakers and industry officials should join forces in creating regulations and standards for cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and other innovations before they become more widespread. Cryptocurrencies Fintech regulations Fintech Bitcoin Payments

10 Financial Technology Podcasts: Mortgage, Banking and More

William Mills

Here are some of our favorite financial technology podcasts to help you squeeze a little more professional development into your day

CADFPI announces hiring of Christina Tetreault to lead Office of Financial Technology and Innovation

CFPB Monitor

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation announced earlier this month that it has hired Christina Tetreault to lead the new Office of Financial Technology and Innovation. Tetreault most recently served as Manager of Financial Policy for Consumer Reports.

Nine William Mills Agency Clients Represented in the 2020 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology List

William Mills

William Mills Agency is thrilled to see so many of our clients represented in Arizent (formerly SourceMedia) and Best Companies Group’s annual 2020 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list.

Edward Jones Partners With SixThirty to Support Financial Technology Startups

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LOUIS, MO – April 18, 2017 – Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, a St. Louis-based venture fund that invests in financial technology (FinTech). Fintech News Edward Jones news SixThirty US

Financial Technologies in Africa: Driving Much More Than Financial Inclusion

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The rapid transition towards financial inclusion that Sub-Saharan Africa has been seeing in the last decade could not have happened without the successful adoption of mobile money. Financial Inclusion Fintech Innovation Insights Mobile Payments Personal Finance Management Asia Europe insights USHowever, mobile money.

Visa buys stake in Swedish financial technology company Klarna

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is buying a stake in Swedish payments technology firm Klarna AB and forming a strategic partnership, as both companies aim to expand outside their core markets. Visa Inc. Online payments Consumer lending Visa

Why Asia Will Dominate the World of Financial Technology

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If there is one region to lead the world into the next generation of financial technology innovation, it is Asia. Despite common belief spread by media coverage that the western. Banking Commerce Data Analysis Fintech Funding hub Innovation Insights Popular Asia Europe insights US

Busting Myths and Facing Facts about Financial Technology Integration

ATM Marketplace

Don’t fall prey to some of the most pervasive myths about technological integration in your bank or credit union. Here’s the cold, hard facts

Financial technology – do we really need to rip up the roads?


The advance of technology doesn't mean everything changes for financial services overnight, or does it? Financial technology – do we really need to rip up the roads? Banking Fintech challenger banks Chris Skinner digital trends financial technology innovation startups technologyChris Skinner explains. on BankNXT.

This week’s podcast: Do we need a National Financial Technology Commission?

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In this podcast, we are joined by Tom Vartanian, who leads the Financial Regulation & Technology Institute of George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, to discuss his proposal for the President and Congress to establish a National Financial Technology Commission. Regulatory and Enforcement Technology

House Financial Services Committee establishes financial technology and artificial intelligence task forces

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Last week, the House Financial Services Committee established two task forces , one on financial technology and the other on artificial intelligence. The “Task Force on Financial Technology” will examine the current legal framework for fintech, how fintech is used in lending, and how consumers engage with fintech. Artificial Intelligence Federal CFS Monitor FinTech artificial intelligence house financial services committee

MoneyTech 2017 to Bring Together Best Minds in the Financial Technology Sector in Day-Long Conference

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MoneyTech 2017, Asia’s premier Financial Technology Summit, will bring together a gamut of thought leaders in a day-long conference to deliver the deepest discussions about the future of digital finance. Fintech News news

Rethinking the middle office: Solving buy-side challenges with financial technology


Once considered simply a conduit between the front and back office, the middle office is playing a more active part in the investment process for buy-side firms. New regulatory mandates require support for collateral management, risk reporting and commission unbundling. Expansion into new

Financial Technology & Security Startups: Join the Ultimate Startup Ecosystem

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Plug and Play Tech Center, the world’s largest global technology accelerator and venture fund, is opening applications for for Plug and Play FinTech’s Fourth Batch. Press Release} SUNNYVALE, CA, May 16, Accelerators Fintech Funding news US

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House Financial Services Task Force on Financial Technology to hold Nov. 21 hearing on the role of big data

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The Task Force on Financial Technology of the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled a hearing entitled “ Banking on Your Data: The Role of Big Data in Financial Services ” on November 21, 2019. The Task Force is expected to explore, in part, a legal framework for big technology firms that have entered the financial marketplace. Mr. Don Cardinal, Managing Director, Financial Data Exchange (“FDX”).

Trade Group Forms To Promote FinTech Development, Regs


A new trade group formed by FinTech leaders called the Financial Technology Association (FTA) launched Wednesday (March 10), according to a press release. Regulation financial inclusion Financial Technology Association FinTech News regulations What's Hot

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Worldpay and Georgia Tech’s ATDC Financial Technology Partnership Yielding Strong Results

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million in funding ATLANTA (April, 11, 2016): A year after launching an accelerator program focused on helping entrepreneurs in Georgia’s growing financial. 8 startups in program have already raised $16.8 Accelerators Fintech Funding Innovation Insights Money Transfer Payments aFundia Freeing Returns Groundfloor insights Split TradeRocket US

Synechron acquires Australia-based financial technology company Attra

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Synechron , a digital transformation consulting firm for the financial services industry, has acquired Attra , an Australia-based technology services and solutions provider

Ensenta signs partnership with Engage Financial Technology

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(The Paypers) Ensenta has announced they have partnered Engage Financial Technology , to enable customers to use mobile devices to load funds to payment cards

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Enova's ODX, Fundation To Form SMB Lending Firm Through Merger


Enova International, a FinTech firm, offers digital financial services via its AI and machine learning (ML)-fueled lending system. Enova works with small companies and non-prime firms — entities that are underserved in many instances by traditional financial institutions.

FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Aspire Financial Technologies

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Aspire was created in 2015 with a vision of re-imagining the technology infrastructure in the alternative and asset-backed lending markets. The post FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Aspire Financial Technologies appeared first on Finovate. A look at the companies demoing live to 1,500+ fintech professionals on September 8 & 9, 2016. Register today.

New Greenlight Financial Round Pushes Valuation Past $1.2B


FinTech company Greenlight Financial Technology , which makes products to help parents raise financially literate children, said Thursday (Sept. Greenlight’s purpose-based mission of bringing financial literacy to families is massively impactful.” We’re super excited to back this amazing leadership team who is introducing financial services to an entirely new demographic.”. Investments funding Greenlight Financial Technology News What's Hot

Financial technology hub to help Montreal startups grow

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(The Paypers) Finance Montréal , a financial sector industry group, has announced the launch of a new program that will encourage the growth of financial technology startups in the city

Personal Service in the Time of Social Distancing

Strategically Speaking

Community financial institutions are known for their personal service. As visits to the branch dip, the personal service that financial institutions offer inside the branch can no longer remain confined there. Community Banks Financial Technology Digital BankingTellers know your name. You know theirs. Real relationships form. But what happens when a pandemic breaks out, schools shut down, and we’re all told to shelter at home?