The diversity of financial technologies

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SoFi To Buy Galileo Financial Technologies In $1.2B Deal

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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

Strategically Speaking

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

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

Bank Innovation

Distributed ledger technology will be crucial to innovation in digital banking this year, according to a poll conducted by Bank Innovation.

Financial Technology Company Cross River Raises $100 Million In Funding

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Cross River, a provider of banking services for financial technology companies, has raised about $100 million in a funding round, according to a report by the company.

The Financial Technologies SMEs Aren’t Using

PYMNTS

The average small business considers itself a “moderate” user of technology, according to the PYMNTS.com 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.

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

Financial technology needs rules of engagement

Payments Source

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

American Financial Technology Awards 2015 – And The Winners Are…

Perficient Financial Servies

The American Financial Technology Awards were announced on Monday evening in New York. A full-write up of the award winners will be forthcoming, but here is the list of the leaders in financial technology for 2015: Best Global Deployment – Nomura Securities.

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).

Visa buys stake in Swedish financial technology company Klarna

Payments Source

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

Let's Talk Payments

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

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.

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?

BankNXT

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? Chris Skinner explains. on BankNXT.

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

CFPB Monitor

Last week, the House Financial Services Committee established two task forces , one on financial technology and the other on artificial intelligence. 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.

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 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.

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

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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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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

Ensenta signs partnership with Engage Financial Technology

The Paypers

(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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PSCU Finalizes Purchase Of Card Issuer Primax

PYMNTS

He said CUs would have to be prepared for new challenges, as people working from home and doing financial business from home, too, have changed or eliminated many old standard ways of doing business.

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Financial technology hub to help Montreal startups grow

The Paypers

(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?

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.

NY Fed Creates FinTech Advisory Group

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The organization will “provide bank leaders with a high-level platform to establish clear points of contact with senior representatives and thought leaders from the financial technology industry and consumer organizations,” the statement said.

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Why Not All FinTech Providers Are FinTech Firms

PYMNTS

Such is the case in financial services, where “ FinTech ” is often used to describe financial technology vendors. “A FinTech is a term that’s become synonymous with innovative, agile and digital-first financial services companies,” said Thomas.

Why Virtual Assistants Need Context To Be Smart Digital Bankers

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Its suggestions about mortgage financing are helpful, even intuitive, and take the stress out of remembering to plan each step of a financial journey that is life-long and can get side-tracked amid the busyness of daily routine.

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The next big thing in financial technologies: quantum computing – Part 2

The Paypers

(The Paypers) In 2018, George Gesek , the CEO of NOVARION Systems made an insightful introduction on quantum computing to The Paypers’ readers, worthy of a follow up

Fiserv Simplifies Cash Management In Smart Safes

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Fiserv , a financial technology company, has partnered with cash solutions company NationalLink to simplify cash management for users, the company said in a press release. The technology also gives users a centralized view of all their cash transactions.

FIS/Worldpay Agree to Combine: So What?

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These major vendors are pursuing strategies to gain scale and build the firepower to invest in new technologies and customer experience capabilities. From the perspective of the vendor companies and their investors, these deals have strong projected financial payoffs on the front end.

US Treasurers Fall Behind On FinTech Investment

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Treasurers from the largest corporations are more likely to invest in newer financial technologies, found a new report from East & Partners and Contentive Media. Reports released last week said researchers found that, across the globe, treasurers at the largest corporations are investing more in financial technologies than their peers at smaller firms.