Payments

5 FinTech and Payment Trends to Follow in 2017

After an eventful 2016, discover our predictions for the top five trends of 2017 that will open new perspectives to the FinTech and payment sectors with respect to supporting the evolution of consumption patterns: 1. Fintegration: Cooperation with banks and FinTechs The question to be asked in 2017 is not whether banks and FinTechs should...

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Payments

ECommPay Announces Appointment of Paul Marcantonio as Head of UK and Western Europe

London, UK: February 3, 2017 – Leading payments service provider, ECommPay, is proud to announce the appointment of e-payments industry insider, Paul Marcantonio, as Head of UK and Western Europe. The announcement demonstrates ECommPay’s commitment to growth across Western Europe and the UK, building upon existing relationships and forging new...

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BankTech

The Great Distribution in Finance

We’ve grown up with the belief that we need a bank account to store our capital. At the same time, modern technology and FinTech innovation have made it possible to create complex products and services at very little cost. Do we actually need more than only a single line in...

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Enabling Technologies

Mobile Payment Trends to Watch out for in 2017

The latest advancements in mobile technology led to the introduction of convenient services, such as mobile payment systems. Smartphones have gone beyond the call of duty, as businesses and banks are now leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) to expand their reach and offer a fast and convenient service to...

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Enabling Technologies

What the JPMorgan-Intuit Partnership Means for the Digital Financial Ecosystem of the Future

Last Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase and Intuit announced that they had found a solution for the “perilous” sharing of banking data through the use of APIs (application programming interfaces). The agreement will allow JPM’s customers to access their account information and plug it into QuickBooks, Mint, and TurboTax financial management applications...

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Blockchain

Government-Blockchain Relationships Have Been Warming Up Since the Beginning of 2017

The first month of 2017 has been surprisingly fruitful for government-blockchain relationships, given the traditionally cautious approach to anything controversial by the public sector to. In less than a month, a series of actions have been taken by progressive international authorities, central banks and governmental organizations to bring DLT closer to...

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Fintech

France Builds its Innovative Power in Global FinTech Upon the Foundation of Talented Entrepreneurs

While political uncertainties in Britain and the controversial situation in the US with the new administration may not be particularly catalytic for local startup communities, they certainly represent an opportunity for other markets to attract ‘fresh blood’. In that regard, France is one of the countries actively taking steps to bring...

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BankTech

Making a Difference with FinTech – Three Examples

There is enough said about the scale of the FinTech industry, its inclusive agenda and massive surrounding ecosystem, but the real value of this industry is not in millions that are moving around in funding, expansion and acquisition deals. The value is measured in micro-processes, in the real, everyday difference...

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