BankTech

Of Suits, Hoodies and Ripped Jeans: Transcending the “Expectation Chasm” in Banking

Banking is at an inflection point. Technology giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Alibaba (GAFAA) are redefining the customer experience and increasingly becoming serious about financial services. The digitization of everything and the “shifting of consumer expectations” are creating the next wave of digital transformation. Changing customer expectations across generations and...

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Blockchain

21 Areas of Blockchain Application Beyond Financial Services

Despite mostly finance-related interest in blockchain technology, the areas of distributed ledger technology (DLT) application are not limited to the financial services industry. Along with banks and FinTech startups, non-financial players have been paying attention and looking for ways to leverage the opportunities that DLT opens. Let’s look at some...

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Enabling Technologies

Corezoid Achieves AWS Financial Services Competency Status for Core Systems Implementations

The cloud process engine provides financial services organizations with a new digital core for adapting to evolving business needs Redwood City, CA – November 29, 2016 – Corezoid, a process engine platform for creating a new banking digital core, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Financial Services...

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Payments

Smart Black Friday: A Satispay Payment Every Two Seconds

Milan, November 28, 2016. Satispay, the young Italian company that is revolutionizing the mobile payment sector, has inaugurated the 2016 Christmas shopping season with the hugely successful “Smart Black Friday.” On the November 25, Italy saw a surge in mobile payments via Satispay in more than 4,000 affiliated shops across the...

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Fintech

India FinTech Awards: The Winners

India is at the beginning of a FinTech revolution with significant rewiring of financial services happening with Aadhar, mobile, UPI among others.The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2016 platform, organized by the India Fintech Forum, provided a great opportunity for FinTech firms to showcase their products to a curated audience comprising...

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BankTech

FinTech in China: A 53-Point Summary

If there is a FinTech version of Silicon Valley, it is China, Period. Today, there is no equivalent of China in the FinTech world. Having spent the past several months in China, here are some observations/insights from the FinTech scene in China: 1. China is the world’s largest FinTech market....

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Innovation

China Leapfrogs the World in Fostering Innovation

With a population of over 1.35 billion, China recently became the second largest economy and is increasingly playing an important and influential role in the global economy. Not only China is a massive economic force, but also one of the leading countries in terms of disruptive technology and innovative businesses....

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