Enabling Technologies

2018: Digital Financial Technology Propelled

As it stands, 48% of the world’s population is unbanked and financially underserved, leaving new generations and disparate populations with either a deep distrust of the financial sector, or traditionally very little access to it. This translates to 2.5 billion people in developing countries who have to rely on cash...

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Authentication & Security

Daily Review: The Future of Identity

While IBM outlines the future of identity in an extensive study of 4,000 adults across three regions, Canada is half-way in the future with a particular application – travel industry. With its Known Traveller Digital Identity concept, the government of Canada is testing a new airport security and screening system...

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Payments

Daily Review: Starbucks & Mastercard Are Taking Bold Steps to Redefine Payments Habits

Businesses move towards cashless operations in various ways and at various speeds, but certain companies play a more defining role in transforming modern payment habits than others. Starbucks and Mastercard are among corporations taking bold steps to redefine payments and shopping experiences. While the strategies differ, both companies stay on...

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InsurTech

InsurTech at the Ground Level

In a refreshingly no-BS, razor-cut honest presentation, Ted Devine, CEO of Insureon, lifts the curtain into the world of one of the fastest-growing InsurTech startups in the US. In a live demo of a real conversation with the customer, Ted shows how Insureon’s AI engine called ‘Trudy’ hears conversations and...

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