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Registration for the 5th Paybase Collaborative Workshop on 2nd October has now opened.

The workshop will be all about balancing liquidity—one of the most important considerations for marketplace platforms. The agenda will be covering a variety of topics, from the basic principles of balancing liquidity, to using data science to balance supply and demand on marketplace platforms. Speaking at the workshop will be: Paul Cook, Growth and Analytics advisor for companies like Hiyacar, Esme Loans, Licklist and Booxscale,  Claas Stüdemann... more Read more »

The Digital Transformation Event for Financial Leaders – Co-located with Connected World Summit & Smart Home Summit

The financial sector is at the forefront of digital innovation with disruption taking place at every level. New technologies, increasing competition and ever-growing consumer expectations have resulted in a turbulent financial landscape, bringing both challenge and opportunity. The Banking Transformation Summit 2019 brings together key players from across the finance and banking industry, showcasing the latest innovations, unlocking the... more Read more »

Agreement between SIA and AVM holding to activate digital payments on venice “vaporetto” boats

SIA and AVM Holding (Azienda Veneziana della Mobilità – the Venice public transport company) have signed an agreement to create an innovative digital platform that will allow residents and tourists to buy tickets using payment cards and smartphones, also in contactless mode, on board the “vaporetto” boats where the crew will be equipped with 650 Android SmartPOS terminals. (VIDEO)  Read more »

Investing in the Automation Revolution

AutoRek are excited to reveal that they have recently partnered with Worldwide Business Research (WBR) to create an industry report focusing on the trends and insights of automation and data management within the financial services sector. 100 individuals within the operations, IT, business change, finance and data management business functions were surveyed in order to get an insight into their thoughts on automation and how it will affect the... more Read more »

Traydstream and Standard Chartered to Digitise Documentary Trade Matching Processes

Traydstream and Standard Chartered Bank today announced a strategic agreement to introduce Traydstream’s digital trade document matching services to the Bank’s clients, delivering increased efficiency and transparency to document trade processing and improving the trade finance experience for buyers and suppliers globally.  Read more »

Digital Transformation Projects Continue to Be at Risk, Couchbase Research Finds

Despite rising optimism in digital transformation, the vast majority of organizations are still suffering failure, delays or scaled back expectations from digital transformation projects, research from Couchbase has found. In the survey of 450 heads of digital transformation in enterprises across the U.S., U.K., France and Germany, 73 percent of organizations have made “significant” or better improvements to the end-user experience in their... more Read more »

Mirada to deploy Iris multiscreen solution for Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores in Spain

Mirada plc (AIM: MIRA), a leading provider of integrated software solutions for Digital TV operators and broadcasters, is delighted to announce it has won a new customer in Spain.  Mirada has started working for Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores for the development of its new OTT-based TV platform. Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores (the “Customer”, the “Operator”) is a new Spanish OTT enabler whose main shareholder is Procono S.A.U., and... more Read more »

Inefficient Procurement Processes are Costing UK Businesses Almost £2m per Year

Research from Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has shown that procurement, supply chain and finance professionals are spending almost a third (31%) of their time dealing with inefficient paper-based or manual procurement processes, which is costing UK businesses on average £1.94m annually* and limiting procurement teams’ ability to deliver more strategic value. Read more »

GovMoney 2019 - Driving Public Finance Forward

Victoria Park Plaza, London. 4th December 2019 Drawing on the disruptive force of technology, GovMoney is a brand-new conference exploring how the finance sector can provide quality public services and value for money with tools fit for the 21st century. Read more »

Buy Bitcoin with credit card easily in Lumi Wallet

Lumi wallet has expanded its functionality: now Lumi users can buy Bitcoin and Ethereum for USD and EUR. One of the most secure and anonymous wallets on the market has partnered with Simplex, to provide seamless risk-free transactions from a credit card to crypto wallet. How to purchase Bitcoin safe and easy? Read more »

Qatar Innovation Week: Celebrating The Value Of Future Technologies This November

Reiterating what the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai had said, “AI may become more profound than fire or electricity.” Artificial Intelligence, in all probabilities, is becoming an economic arsenal for most countries around the world today, including the West Asian country that sits on the Arabian Peninsula. Yes, we’re talking about Qatar, the country with one of the richest economies in the world. With a blueprint already in place to set the... more Read more »

Connected Insurance Report: Industry Weighs in on Future of Technology in Insurance

To some, it is magic. To insurance, it is reality. The ability to accurately discern the past and predict the future based on nothing but data points and the long-lived experience of actuaries and adjusters has served the industry well up to now, allowing insurance to become the multi-billion-dollar industry it is today. The past few years, however, have witnessed in a dramatic shift to this picture, prompted by the advent of the Internet of... more Read more »

Agenda of IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition is Announced

The Agenda of IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition (09-10 April 2019 - Istanbul, Turkey) is announced on the event website. IFINTEC is a global conference which is one of the biggest and most important conferences in EMEA region with its focus on Retail Banking, Digital Banking, Core Banking, Payment Systems, Banking Technologies, Banking IT Solutions, Digital Transformation and Finance Technologies. With 900+ attendees,... more Read more »

SIA and Supply@ME partners to launch - through the SIAchain infrastructure - the new “Inventory Monetization” platform

SIA, the European hi-tech company, leader in payment services and infrastructures, and Supply@ME, the scale-up of the AvantGarde Group, have signed a partnership agreement to launch - through the SIAchain infrastructure - the new “Inventory Monetization” platform, created by the Milan-based fintech soon to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. Read more »

Proposed all share acquisition of Refinitiv by London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, today announces that its shareholders have agreed definitive terms with the London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG”) under which LSEG will acquire Refinitiv in an all share transaction for a total enterprise value of approximately US$27 billion. The full LSEG announcement can be found here. Read more »

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