Fostering the Financial Technology Infrastructure of Tomorrow

Insights on Business

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.

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.

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.

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

Canadian Fintech Market Map

CB Insights

Finally, looking at Canadian “fintech” (financial technology) specifically, funding was up substantially in the first half of the year. The 2019 Canadian fintech market map. Navigating the Canadian fintech market map. All companies on this market map are fintech companies.

2016 State of Content Marketing in Fintech

William Mills

Content marketing has rapidly emerged as a key marketing strategy within the fintech industry in a relatively short time. I vividly remember my content marketing conversations with clients in early 2014. Our clients had no idea what content marketing or HubSpot encompassed.

FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Aspire Financial Technologies

Fintech Labs Insights

Aspire was created in 2015 with a vision of re-imagining the technology infrastructure in the alternative and asset-backed lending markets. Networking tools for better access to market participants. Fry is a former Head of Global Markets for DB Canada with over 20 years of experience in credit and fixed income in senior leadership roles with large global banks and HFs in London, NY, and Toronto.

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.

Evolution through digital reinvention in banking

Insights on Business

The next evolution facing banking institutions is taking place in the digital reinvention of our current and future technologies. To do this, they will need to deploy new technologies and release the latest digital tools in ways that support scalable growth and sustainability.

US states to proactively regulate fintech market

Bobsguide

State regulators are to take a more hands-on approach to regulating and engaging with financial technology developments, according to Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, who was speaking as part of a panel at this year’s Money20/20.

Prosper Shutting Down Secondary Market For Loans Later In October

PYMNTS

Prosper, the P2P lending marketplace, is reportedly closing down the secondary market for its loans later this month. The company doesn’t operate the secondary market itself but outsources to FOLIOfn, which is operated and maintained by FOLIOfn Investments, which is a registered broker dealer. 27, 2016, Prosper will no longer offer the Folio Investing Note Trader platform, the secondary market for Prosper Notes.

William Mills Agency to Deliver Content Marketing and PR Services for Paragon Application Systems, a Company Revolutionizing Financial Services Testing

William Mills

William Mills Agency, the premier public relations and content marketing firm focusing on the fintech industry, today announced that they have been chosen to provide strategic public relations services and content marketing to Paragon Application Systems.

William Mills Agency to Deliver Content Marketing and PR Services for Paragon Application Systems, a Company Revolutionizing Financial Services Testing

William Mills

William Mills Agency, the premier public relations and content marketing firm focusing on the fintech industry, today announced that they have been chosen to provide strategic public relations services and content marketing to Paragon Application Systems.

US Treasurers Fall Behind On FinTech Investment

PYMNTS

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.

FIS/Worldpay Agree to Combine: So What?

Gonzobanker

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.

FinTech Is Not Your Enemy: Debunking the Worst Myths

ForwardBanker

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Five At Five: Amazon’s New India Push

PYMNTS

The move comes as the eCommerce company reportedly wants to make the country into a major market. Baidu’s cloud solution will integrate Intel’s Xeon Scalable processors, as well as Intel’s Math Kernel Library for Deep Neural Network technologies, to develop financial technologies for banks in China. News Amazon India commerce news digital payments ecommerce financial technology Five at Five Instagram partnerships payments news Retail supply chains

Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19

ForwardBanker

Held February 4-6 in Miami, DX19 is a thought leadership summit that brings together leading FI experts and execs responsible for market growth. The post Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19 appeared first on Deluxe FS. Deluxe conference Deluxe Exchange Deluxe Exchange 2019 DX19 Financial Technology leadership Technology thought leadership women in leadershipDeluxe Exchange 2019 is just around the corner. Are you ready to kick it up a notch?

Beware of Charging Unicorns: SoFi’s Vision of a “Bankless World”

ForwardBanker

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Blockchain Tracker: Governments Trust In Blockchain

PYMNTS

Given the fact that governments can be impacted by myriad factors at any time, they need to have a solid financial management system in place. In a recent study of 200 government leaders from 16 countries, IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) looked specifically at blockchain technology as a possible solution for securely sharing sensitive data. One such entity that’s placing its bets on blockchain technology is China.

Mastercard, IFC Expand Partnerships To Bring Digital Payments To Emerging Markets

PYMNTS

Mastercard and IFC , a member of the World Bank Group, announced Thursday (April 26) that they have updated a $250 million global risk-sharing facility in an effort to expand access to electronic payments in emerging markets. In a press release , Mastercard said that updating the agreement inked in 2015 will help financial companies in developing countries participate in the Mastercard network through an IFC program.

3 Reasons Why Fintech is Thriving in Atlanta

William Mills

Metro Atlanta has established itself as a major hub for the fintech (financial technology) industry. Founded in 1980, The Advance Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech boasts a 90 percent success rate for its startups after their first five years.

Promising Indian FinTech Startups That Won Investors Confidence

Let's Talk Payments

India, with its own set of challenges and opportunities, stands out as a unique market for FinTech, especially payments. Keen interest from the government to reduce cash transactions is seen.

Syncing-Up The Fragmented Market Of Corporate-Initiated Payments

PYMNTS

Payments are moving toward greater speed, efficiency and choice – and in P2P payments, that’s led to the rise of financial technology giants. Industry consolidation is a lofty objective, and with so much happening in corporate payments – from faster payment initiatives to cross-border payments technologies – where does one start? We’re seeing a lot of trends in technology to support complex data flows to accompany payments.”

Know Your Industries: 90+ Market Maps Covering Fintech, CPG, Auto Tech, Healthcare, And More

CB Insights

After a client requested copies of all our recent market maps, we decided to take it a step further. Below you’ll find a collection of all our CB Insights market maps and unbundling/disrupting graphics. FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY. The Anatomy of Healthcare Technology.

The women’s market and Fintech – The Jan. playlist of 10

Daily Fintech

I was invited to speak at a Fintech event – The Maginfintech7 – at the Dubai Financial Center, next to the Fintech Hive accelerator and with Nektarios Lolios first on stage, as StartupBootcamp launched recently in Dubai its MENA presence with a SmartCity theme.

Through New Oracle Partnership, Baton Systems is Bringing the Cloud, APIs, DLT to Banks

Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE—The legacy infrastructure of most banks leaves something to be desired, and payments technology provider Baton Systems wants to use the cloud, APIs, and distributed ledger technology to help.

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Layer 3: Creating the Blockchain Market Infrastructure at Light Speed.

Daily Fintech

Legacy Finance took centuries to build, while the Market Infrastructure for the Blockchain Economy is being built at hyper-speed over one two decades. The 3 layers of Blockchain Economy Infrastructure, seen from top to bottom are: Layer 3: Blockchain Finance Market Infrastructure.

Analyzing The Private Market Investment Strategies of P&C Insurers

CB Insights

HCS went through a major management shakeup in November 2016 when former AIG head of commercial insurance strategy and innovation Greg Wolyniec joined as president and CEO, while AIG president of liability and financial lines Alexander Baugh was named chairman of HCS’s board of directors.

Analyzing The Private Market Investment Strategies of P&C Insurers

CB Insights

HCS went through a major management shakeup in November 2016 when former AIG head of commercial insurance strategy and innovation Greg Wolyniec joined as president and CEO, while AIG president of liability and financial lines Alexander Baugh was named chairman of HCS’ board of directors.

Citi Venture Investing Head: ‘Financial Services is Becoming More Like Tech’

Bank Innovation

This is up from 35% in 2017, and way up from 18% in 2013, according to Financial Technology Partners’ 2018 Annual Fintech Almanac. Artificial Intelligence Capital Commerce Corporate Daily Post 2 Exclusive Innovations Lending Mobile Online Operations Payments PFM Premium Retail Risk Sales & Marketing Security Startups Wealth Management Citi Bank Citi Ventures Citigroup fintech funding machine learning venture capital

Atlanta-based Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) Taps William Mills Agency To Lead Public Relations for Financial Services, Craft Brewery Markets

William Mills

William Mills Agency , the largest independent public relations and content marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, announced it is providing strategic public relations services to Porter Keadle Moore (PKM), a provider of accounting services and advisory services with a specific focus on financial institutions, fintech providers, insurance companies and craft breweries. News Release financial services PKM Porter Keadle Moore public relations

China key to banking and payments innovation

Banking 2020

Financial services organisations in China are expected to shine a light for the rest of the world when it comes to innovation in the banking sector in the coming years, with the primary drivers being non-traditional companies that are looking to develop new payment solutions and platforms.

MEDICI now! The PerformLine Story

Let's Talk Payments

Startup Stories highlights companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Financial Markets Fintech Insights RegTech Asia Europe insights Performline USMEDICI now! So, keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know.

Finastra plans to double its API count to 120   

Bank Innovation

Bank Innovation believes this will be the greatest number of APIs offered by one financial technology company. Martin Haering, chief marketing officer of Finastra, told Bank Innovation at Sibos this week that the doubling of APIs will happen within the next six months and is […].

Citi Teams With Cachematrix To Revamp Online Investing Experience

PYMNTS

Citi is leveraging a newly formed strategic partnership with Cachematrix to create an online investment gateway for money market funds (MMF), Citi announced in a press release on Tuesday (Oct. Partnerships / Acquisitions Citi FinTech investments money market funds News partnerships What's Ho

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The Modular Future

Banking 2020

All of which gets us to modular financial services. It’s a market potentially worth $1 trillion, and it’s up for grabs. That’s the provocative thesis laid out in “Modular Financial Services: The New Shape of The Industry,” a new report from consulting conglomerate Oliver Wyman.

INV Fintech Launches New Monthly Podcast

Bank Innovation

INV Fintech, the sister accelerator to this site, is pleased to announce its inaugural episode of INV Unfiltered — a new monthly podcast series, which will cover current trends and intriguing topics in financial technology and beyond.

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000

PYMNTS

The market capitalization of bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, declined to under $100 billion for the first time since October of 2017 amid a steep sell-off in digital tokens Wednesday (November 14). CNBC noted that data from Coindesk showed XRP having a higher market cap of $18.44

Lantern Credit Selects William Mills Agency for PR Services to Enhance Market Presence in Fintech Industry

William Mills

based company provides AI-driven mobile technology to provide real-time credit modeling. William Mills Agency , the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, now provides public relations services to Lantern Credit, LLC. the company offers a cloud-based, proprietary platform that helps consumers actively monitor the impacts of their day-to-day financial decisions on their credit score. Newport, Calif.

Kenya CMA drafts Sandbox Rules to test Bitcoin and other Fintech

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Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has proposed rules to create a regulatory fintech sandbox for innovations which do not fit within the country’s current financial regulatory framework. Bitcoin CBK CMA Kenya emerging markets NSE investor awareness fintech Sandbox

Letter from the CEO: Keeping Up with the Invariably Changing Financial Industry

William Mills

After almost 35 years’ experience working in financial technology, I’ve been blesse d to be part of radical transformations in our industry. Because today financial institutions find you, not the other way around. Blog Content Marketing fintech Marketing

MEDICI now! The Neighborhood Pay Services Story

Let's Talk Payments

Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Financial Inclusion Financial Markets Fintech Insights Asia Europe insights Neighborhood Pay Services USMEDICI now! So, keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you.