Week in Review: Brave New Banking

The story of FinTech surrounds the predicament in which today’s banks find themselves, acutely felt by regional and community banks. Many discussions on the topic will include a lengthy back-and-forth on whether or not banks have forgotten what business they are in. I know this bends towards the philosophical but...

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Enabling Technologies

Data Science-Driven Mobile Financial Services Hold the Key to Unlocking $70 Bn for Telcos

Today’s mobile operators are besieged seemingly from every side. Digital disruptors in the form of Over The Top (OTT) players have threatened already tight revenue streams, while direct competitors are battling it out over network and price. Meanwhile, customers are increasingly expecting more specialized and highly personalized services thanks to...

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Early Warning & Payfone Sign Agreement to Provide Mobile Identity Authentication Solutions for Zelle (SM)

Payfone Helps Streamline the Consumer Enrollment Experience while Bringing More Trust to Person-to-Person (P2P) Transactions PR - NEW YORK, NY (June 9, 2017) – Payfone, a leader in mobile identity authentication for digital channels, today signed an agreement with Early Warning Services to provide mobile authentication technologies for Zelle (SM)....

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MEDICI now! The Cashaa Story

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new Financial Technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado… Company Name: Cashaa Name/Title: Kumar Gaurav, Founder & CEO Industry...

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13 InsurTech Accelerators & Incubators Supercharging the Evolution of the Insurance Industry

The young, but extremely vibrant history of InsurTech proves it to be one of the most electric industries to follow in 2017 and beyond. An ever-expanding list of outstanding InsurTech startups is already shaking up the $4.5-trillion-dollar industry by leveraging technological capabilities. The use of disruptive technologies like big data,...

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