Fusang Announces Strategic Partnerships to Help Build the Future of Digital Financial Infrastructure

Fusang Group is pleased to announce that it is working with two firms from across the digital asset industry as it continues to build the future of financial infrastructure.  Both its new partners will contribute to a growing tokenisation ecosystem around Fusang Exchange that enables high-quality assets, companies and projects to raise capital. The two partnerships will contribute different aspects to the ecosystem: •  Point95 Global will offer... more Read more »

Finleap Tackles the French Market and Announces the Recruitment of its Managing Director

Finleap, the largest fintech ecosystem in Europe, supported by leading investors such as Ping An (via its "Voyageur Fund"), continues its international expansion and launches its activities in France . Nicolas Montes-Edwards will head Finleap France, based in Paris. This announcement is a logical continuation of the company's European development. Read more »

The Derivatives Service Bureau Reports Results from first 2019 Industry Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), founded by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) to facilitate the allocation and maintenance of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), Classification of Financial Instrument codes (CFIs) and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISNs), for OTC derivatives, has today announced the results from its first consultation of 2019, and the opening of its second consultation aimed to... more Read more »

BBVA Launches New Fintech Acceleration Program

Called the BBVA Open Innovation Acceleration Program, the project is aimed at giving businesses a targeted helping hand on the road to success. Over the course of nine-months, those selected for the program will receive expert guidance and support from senior leaders at the bank on a range of topics. Read more »

Workplace IT issues are creating a £4 billion UK productivity ‘black hole’, Capita research reveals

A new report, ‘The State of IT – The Employee Verdict’, reveals that more than half (55%) of financial services workers in the UK lose at least an hour a month to IT problems, with an average 1 hour 23 minutes lost. Although 95% of financial services workers stated they had IT issues at work, less than two thirds (62%) actually reached out to IT support or service desks to solve them. Read more »

Safe Commerce Specialist TruNarrative Appoints Adam Doyle as Head of Gaming

Global financial crime protection firm TruNarrative has strengthened its gambling and commercial team with the appointment of Adam Doyle as its new head of gaming. Having previously worked for identity management specialist GBG – leading the company’s gaming team for over six years – Adam brings over nine years’ experience of identity management and fraud specialising within the gambling industry. Adam has been brought on board to grow the... more Read more »

TIBCO Expands Capabilities to Deliver High Performance Analytics

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced new and enhanced capabilities for TIBCO Spotfire®, one of the industry's most comprehensive analytics platforms. These capabilities address the challenges data scientists and data engineers face when running interactive analytics on large data sets in Google BigQuery™ and via frameworks like Apache Spark™.   Read more »

Mobey Forum Report Dissects the IoT Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Financial institutions (FIs) should act now to determine the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) or risk losing their competitive edge, according to a new report published today from the IoT Expert Group at Mobey Forum, the global industry association empowering banks and other financial institutions to shape the future of digital financial services.   Read more »

Finnovex West Africa 2019, organized under the Patronage of the Central Bank of Nigeria - The Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation & Excellence

Financial Institutions and banks, in West Africa, driven by innovation, are harnessing region’s widespread mobile-phone coverage to create low-price offerings and innovative distribution models and are tapping the intrinsic opportunities that lie within these challenges the West African digital banking revenue growth could accelerate significantly over the coming years. Read more »

Bank Leumi, CIBC and National Australia Bank Launch Online Portal to Drive Collaboration with Fintechs

As part of an international banking alliance, Bank Leumi of Israel (TASE: LUMI), CIBC and National Australia Bank (ASX: NAB) today introduced Global Alliance Fintech Link, a global online portal developed to help drive client-focused innovation by facilitating collaboration between the banks and financial technology firms (fintechs). Read more »

Digital Minister Officially Opened Deloitte’s Tech Foundry in Reading

The Deloitte Tech Foundry has been created to allow Deloitte employees and clients to work together and share expertise on how digital transformation can accelerate innovation across business. New technologies such as 3D-printers, virtual reality devices, robotics and drones are available to test in the Play Zone, and a series of interactive learning events are available to help technology leaders share insights and make better-informed... more Read more »

Evarvest launches Stock Trading App Uniting the World’s Stock Exchanges to Investors Across the Globe

Evarvest, a Lithuania-based start-up established with a goal of uniting the world’s stock exchanges and making them more widely accessible, reveals plans to launch a unique trading solution addressed to the next generation of investors. The soon-to-be-released app will provide users with an easy to use, transparent and low cost way to access stocks, bonds and ETFs in over 30 stocks markets around the world. Evarvest has already confirmed... more Read more »

Wari Integrates with WhatsApp to Enable Customers Request Financial Services

More than 1-billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. It is this very reason that has driven Wari (www.Wari.com) to integrate with the WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers – through strategic partnerships - to request its financial services around the world on WhatsApp. Read more »

Raising the Bar with Automation and Talent: The Next Step for U.S. Finance & Accounting Shared Services Centers

According to a survey of industry leaders, ‘Utilizing technology to perform day-to-day finance processes’ was rated as the top challengeof the year (SSON, 2019). As organizations begin to realize the value-driving potential of technology, the extent to which finance leaders prioritize this will determine whether their organization will gain or lose its competitive edge. Read more »

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