BankTech

How Banks Can Protect Themselves From Challengers

With close to $14 billion in venture capital invested in a range of FinTech companies globally in 2015, and ~$19 billion in the first nine months of 2016, the industry is expected to blossom beyond expectation and have a transformative effect on traditional financial institutions. Over time, the race for...

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Commerce

Omnichannels Can Offer Omni-Opportunities

"The interconnected digital world we live in means consumers are able to purchase nearly any product, however and wherever they want," writes Roger Niederer, Head of Merchant Services at SIX Payment Services. Retailers need to understand how their customers interact across all channels so as to be able to tailor...

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Commerce

The Utility and Usability of Secure Omnicommerce

What do cowry shells, shekel, dinar, krugerrand and Apple Pay have in common? They have aspired or are aspiring to be the global commerce enabler of choice. Some of them have achieved significant notoriety and some of them have gone on to set the stage for the monetary system that...

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Authentication & Security

Quovo Launches Account Authentication API

NEW YORK, NY – November 15, 2016 – Quovo, a leading provider of account aggregation and data analytics for finance, today announced the launch of its Account Authentication API. This RESTful API allows developers to instantly connect to financial accounts and verify key account data, helping to confirm account ownership,...

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Fintech

Singapore’s FinTech Journey – Where We Are, What Is Next

by Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore Remarks at Singapore FinTech Festival - FinTech Conference, Singapore Expo, 16 November 2016: Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival. We have more than 11,000 participants from more than 50 countries, attending one or more of the...

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Fintech

The Vacation Industry Needs FinTech Companies With Deep Vertical Expertise

Today’s sharing economy and its respective business models are disrupting traditional industries like financial services and manufacturing and of course, creating brand new categories. And similar to most industries, the vacation industry has certainly not been immune to change. This particular market has faced some unique challenges throughout its evolution...

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