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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Decentralization

Is Hashgraph the Future of Decentralized Technology?

In a panel moderated by Demetri Kofinas, host of the Hidden Forces podcast, the conversation at The Assemblage NoMad looked at how Hashgraph – an entirely new distributed ledger technology – may change the world and displace an entire industry with it. "The Future is not Blockchain. It's Hashgraph." Could Hashgraph be...

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Fintech

Winners of MAS Global FinTech Hackcelerator, FinTech Awards and Investor Summit at Singapore FinTech Festival

The world’s largest FinTech Festival took place in Singapore on November 13-17 and was attended by more than 30,000 participants from over 100 countries. Organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings, the second...

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Fintech

Meet the Winners of India FinTech Awards 2017

The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) is a platform to celebrate and recognize the best innovations from FinTech companies. The awards platform has been conceptualized to give FinTech firms a chance to showcase their disruptive products, combined with a sales pitch to a curated audience of investors, bankers, entrepreneurs, media, and...

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Blockchain

Rethinking Capitalism With the Blockchain

Capitalism is a cultural construct as much as economic. In his talk, Kary Bheemaiah, Head of Research at U Change, Associate Researcher & Scientist at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains how capitalism has evolved over time and how we have blindly ended up outsourcing trust to the financial system at...

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RegTech

Solve Regulatory Compliance With Disruptive Technologies: Join Virtusa xLabs - Google Cloud Regathon Now!

By 2020, RegTech will become a $100-billion-dollar business. Join Virtusa xLabs - Google Cloud Regathon to solve regulatory compliance with cutting-edge technology. Virtusa, a leading worldwide provider of IT consulting and outsourcing services with a broad range of clients – including Virgin Media, RBS, Barclays, & Vodafone – has partnered...

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