Enabling Technologies

AI/ML – Taking Things to the Next Level

Worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems has been forecast to reach $57.6 billion in 2021, according to the Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). With many industries aggressively investing in cognitive and AI solutions, spending is expected to achieve a CAGR of...

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Payments

How Banks Are Disrupting Payments – Two International Models

There is an outstandingly large community of over 10,000 FinTech startups operating around the world – shedding international borders, democratizing remittances in the name of inclusion, facilitating inclusion through economic identity on the blockchain, and a lot more. The FinTech startup community is very diverse and rich in ideas and...

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Enabling Technologies

FinTech Opportunities in Asia

Interactive panel with Lawrence Tang (Head of Investment Promotion, Hong Kong Economic & Trade), Cang Quach (MP, Stern Ventures), Ivy Montgomery (former VP of Marketing at Layer, currently Advisor to Vroozi & NeuroSyntek), and Amy Shuen (Berkeley-based HKU Professor); moderated by Pemo Theodore (Executive Producer, FinTech Silicon Valley), discusses the...

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RegTech

Examining the ROI & Benefits of RegTech Solutions for Businesses

Compared to pre-financial crisis spending levels, operating costs spent on compliance have increased by over 60% for retail and corporate banks. With that, the global demand for regulatory, compliance and governance software is expected to reach $118.7 billion by 2020. Investments and regulatory compliance solutions, however, cannot be seen exclusively...

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Enabling Technologies

Daily Review: In a World Dominated by GAFA, How Can African Tech Startups Succeed?

Africa, a highly diverse in business opportunities continent, is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Reasons for challenging the development of Africa’s tech community and infrastructure are diverse, and certain authorities are taking steps to create a more conducive environment. Interestingly,...

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