Enabling Technologies

Daily Review: How AI Is Changing the 'Fin' and 'Tech' Worlds

Annual worldwide AI revenue is projected to grow from $644 million in 2016 to $37 billion by 2025, with top use cases including algorithmic trading strategy performance improvement; static image recognition, classification, and tagging; efficient, scalable processing of patient data; predictive maintenance; content distribution on social media; and much more....

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Enabling Technologies

How Banks & Regulators are Applying Machine Learning

Annual worldwide AI revenue is projected to grow from $644 million in 2016 to $37 billion by 2025, with top use cases including algorithmic trading strategy performance improvement; static image recognition, classification, and tagging; efficient, scalable processing of patient data; predictive maintenance; content distribution on social media; and more. The...

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InsurTech

Daily Review: InsurTech is Hitting Critical Mass - ZhongAn Sold Over 7 Bn Policies to 490 Mn Customers

Right partnerships will define success stories across industries. The insurance and financial services industries are the ones to benefit the most as it becomes clear that technology companies can bring efficiency into processes and redefine business models. InsurTech InsurTech Is Hitting Critical Mass Launched in 2013, Chinese non-life insurer ZhongAn...

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Enabling Technologies

The Secret Sauce

We have a historical basis for establishing that money – fiat, commodity or otherwise – is a state-backed utility. And for good reason! What is more important is the understanding and agreement that this has to become the basis of evolving cashless from cash rather than cash-replacement. The secret sauce...

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Enabling Technologies

How AI Startups Must Compete with Google

“Cloud is the biggest computing platform the humanity has ever created. <…> The marriage between AI and the cloud is the perfect vehicle to democratize AI.” In an enlightening conversation, Dr. Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and Chief Scientist of AI/ML at Google Cloud, shares how...

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Blockchain

Next Money São Paulo 2017: Spotlight on Blockchain

The Next Money Global Conference Edition São Paulo held at the beginning of November (the only one in Latin America), brought together entrepreneurs, technology, and financial companies, specialists and investors. One of the most commented themes in various panels, even when it was not the main theme, was blockchain, which...

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Payments

Daily Review: Zelle Processed $1.5 Billion Worth of Payments in October – Up 90% From the Same Month Last Year

Pre-Thanksgiving week has been rich on interesting updates across sectors, some of which represent a significant push in adopting new technology, embracing startup partnerships, and expansions into new niches and markets. Lending updates Seeking bigger US presence, Barclays joins crowded online lending market As part of a broader effort to...

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Lending

FinTech Is the Ultimate Tool for Financial Inclusion and Upward Mobility – Interview With LendingPoint Co-Founder Juan E. Tavares

The LTP Team had the pleasure of speaking with Juan E. Tavares, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer at LendingPoint. Juan works to distill stories from data, leverage investor relations, and nurture new opportunities in the lending market. Seizing the opportunity to bring LendingPoint to the American market, Juan points to...

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Authentication & Security

Daily Review: Meet the Pioneers That Enable Access to Their Banking App Through Iris Scanning

As the culture of convenience pushes boundaries across segments, banking sees accelerating adoption of biometrics as the way to access personal accounts – Spanish heavyweight BBVA inches closer to Samsung to bring the biometric authentication on Android devices to its banking app. BBVA, the first bank with access to its...

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