Blockchain

Blockchain Technology: From Hype to Reality – A Survey Report by LTP in Partnership With Infosys Finacle

Blockchain technology and the innumerable buzzwords associated with it have been extensively circulated within the financial technology circles globally for well over past two years. The technology, which started gaining traction since late 2014 saw a peak in investments through 2016 with some even predicting the number to reach the...

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WealthTech

Moven Announces UK Launch During FinovateEurope 2017

Finance help app, which is aimed at millennials and anyone else who wants to better monitor their spending, takes just four weeks to launch its UK app London, UK, February 2017 – Starting in global financial hub London, self-monitoring finance app Moven is announcing its UK launch at this year’s...

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BankTech

Thomson Reuters to Acquire Avox and Clarient

Thomson Reuters has signed agreements to acquire Avox Limited and Clarient Global LLC. The businesses run by Avox and Clarient will be integrated into Thomson Reuters’ portfolio of risk management, compliance and reference data offerings after the closing of the deal, which is expected to take place by the end...

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RegTech

Welcome to RegTech: The Age of Disrupting the Status Quo Is Here

On Tuesday, January 31, at a crowded event near Canary Wharf, a select group of RegTech innovators, accelerators and venture capitalists came together to discuss this emerging market. Attendees heard four expert speakers explore the challenges and opportunities. But first, some background. Financial market participants had to acknowledge some hard...

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Payments

Klarna Announces Acquisition of BillPay

STOCKHOLM/BERLIN, February 6, 2017 - Klarna today announced the acquisition of German online payment company BillPay, strengthening its position as one of the leading payment providers in Europe and accelerating its growth in the region. BillPay is one of the leading German online payment providers and was founded in 2009....

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BankTech

How Banks Can Keep Their Marketing Dollars From Going to Waste

The past few years have seen retail banks start to successfully integrate digital into a continuous omnichannel experience for customers across marketing, selling, and delivery of their products. With the internet continuing to make inroads into almost every aspect of our daily lives, the need for this integration – and...

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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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