High-speed, high-volume data transfer facilitated by 5G will enhance industrial operations in connected factories

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Role of 5G Communication Revolutionising Industrial Internet of Things, finds that the integration of 5G in IIoT systems will accelerate the realisation of Industry 4.0 with high-speed, low-latency, and large-volume data transfer. Read more »

Forecast by Robocash Group: 5G will boost financial inclusion in emerging markets in Asia

Driving improvements in the digital space, 5G has accelerated financial inclusion in emerging markets in Asia. Analysts of the financial holding Robocash Group forecast that with its help, about 3 million of the unbanked and underbanked will get access to financial services in both Vietnam and the Philippines by 2025. Indonesia will have 9-11 million, and India – 60 million. Read more »

Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global - Where Innovation Meets Capital

Meet, interact and network online with more than 1,300 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, industry execs and founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at the prestigious Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global being held virtually on August 4th – 6th 2020. Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global presented by youngStartup Ventures - is ... more Read more »

LzLabs and T-Systems Team Up to Drive Mainframe Transformation

LzLabs today announced an Agreement with T-Systems, one of the world-leading cross-manufacturer digital service providers, with the objective of offering customers a unique path to mainframe rehosting and transformation. Read more »

Mastercard and Enel X to Launch Fintech-Cyber Innovation Lab in Israel

The new lab, launched in partnership with the Government of Israel following a competitive tender held by the Israel Innovation Authority, will collaborate with start-ups to test and develop solutions in fintech and cybersecurity Read more »

CEOs Discuss Emerging Technology and Innovation Projects

Nearly 80% of CEOs and their direct reports say that less than half of all innovation projects at their organization succeed, according to a survey released today from Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader, and G100 Network. The survey of CEOs and their direct reports from Fortune 1000 companies across a diverse range of industries uncovers how executives discover and implement emerging technologies. Read more »

FINOS to Expand Open Source Technology

FINOS (the Fintech Open Source Foundation), a nonprofit whose mission is to foster adoption of open source, open standards, and collaborative software development practices in financial services, today announces the addition of three new leading financial services and technology companies to its prestigious membership roster already comprised of leading financial institutions, fintechs and consul Read more »

Finovate Capital Onboards MonetaGo’s Fraud Prevention Network for Straight-Through Processing of Invoice Financing

Finovate Capital, India’s leading short-term lending fintech platform today announced the integration of MonetaGo’s secure financing solution to build-in a more robust platform solution to its 15+ lenders in India.   Read more »

Pure Storage Expands FlashBlade, the Industry’s First Native Unified, Fast File and Object Platform

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers storage as a service, today announced the availability of Purity//FB 3.0 for FlashBladeTM, the next generation of the industry's most advanced storage software for unstructured data. FlashBlade delivers a truly unified, scale-out fast file and object storage platform purpose-built to support modern application development, modern analytics and next-generation data protection.  Read more »

Winners of 2020 FIS Impact Awards Showcase Innovation While Giving Back to the Community

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, today announced the winners of the 2020 FIS Impact Awards program. Independently judged by industry analyst group Celent, the Impact Awards recognize organizations that are using FIS technology in innovative ways to enhance customer experiences and drive tangible business results. Read more »

“Digital Sureties” – Over 30 Italian Organizations Together For The Project Promoted By CeTIF - Cattolica University, SIA And Reply

More than thirty organizations in the insurance, banking and finance, public and business sectors, as well as associations and institutions, including Guardia di Finanza (the Italian finance police), are participating in the national " Fideiussioni Digitali” (Digital Sureties) project promoted by CeTIF, SIA and Reply, in collaboration with the Bank of Italy and IVASS, to digitize the management of sureties using blockchain technology. Read more »

FIME supports fintech Euro-Information with latest nexo acquirer protocol certification

FIME has helped Euro-Information, Crédit Mutuel Group’s fintech, to achieve certification in line with the latest nexo standards Acquirer Protocol v6.0. The protocol standardizes the communication between the point of interaction (POI) device and the acquirer host. Read more »

SmartSearch rises to 15th in the Sunday Times Profit Track List

Anti-money-laundering pioneers SmartSearch this Sunday achieved 15th position in the Sunday Times Profit Track list. The list recognises the British companies with the fastest-growing profits over the last three years. SmartSearch’s success comes on the back of an increase of more than 80% in profits over the past year, and a sixfold rise over the three-year period looked at by the Sunday Times. Read more »

TLcom invests $1mn Pre-Seed Funding into Okra, Africa’s first API fintech “super-connector”

Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1mn pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening its push to build the infrastructure for Africa’s next wave of fintech innovation. Read more »

Global financial crime-fighting body backs digital onboarding call

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the multinational body charged with setting the global approach to fighting money laundering and terrorist financing, has backed a call by leading Regtech firm SmartSearch for businesses to employ digital customer onboarding processes. Read more »

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