Fingerprints Launches ‘Out of the Box’ Enrollment Demo for Biometric Payment Cards

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) has launched a new enrollment demo for biometric payment cards, a concept that enables consumers to quickly and securely add their fingerprints to cards before even taking it out of the box. Read more »

Distrupting Retirement

Financial services aimed at the over 55 market is often ‘grey, big, ugly and uninspiring’. Considering that those who are 55 years of age and older, control the vast majority of the world’s wealth and investible assets, they are a market that it would be foolish to ignore. Read more »

Cognizant Marks Official Opening of Boulder Tech Innovation Hub

Cognizant today announced the official opening of its Cognizant Accelerator global technology center and innovation hub in Boulder, Colo. The Cognizant Accelerator division and team of business and technology experts lead the company's development of new technologies and investment in emerging external early-stage startups.     Read more »

ebankIT to showcase its innovative digital banking solution at Finovate Europe

Portuguese fintech ebankIT will be live on the main stage at Finovate Europe, one of the world’s most prestigious events dedicated to financial technology, to showcase in less than 7 minutes and without using videos or slides, how banks and credit unions can significantly accelerate their omnichannel digital transformation process. Before a crowd of over 500 representatives of the world’s most renowned financial institutions, ebankIT’s challenge... more Read more »

HCL ESTABLISHES NEW OFFICE IN THE HAGUE AND CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN THE NETHERLANDS

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, announced the opening of a new office in The Hague, expanding its presence in the Netherlands. From its new state-of-the-art office, HCL will have a core focus on offering next-generation solutions and the ability to serve major blue-chip organizations in the Netherlands and in Europe. This further strengthens its position as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the... more Read more »

Absa Innovation Lab to host World Bank's Mission Billion Challenge

The World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative is partnering with WorkInProgress, an Absa Innovation Lab in Cape Town, to host a ‘solveathon’ workshop for the inaugural Mission Billion Challenge. Read more »

Mason Advisory featured on FT list of leading management consultancies in UK

Mason Advisory, independent IT consultancy, has been selected as one of the leading management consultancies in the UK for Digital Transformation and IT Strategy.  The company features in the Financial Times’ special report – The UK’s Leading Management Consultants 2019 – on 30thJanuary published in partnership with Statista.  Read more »

Hailo expands Series A round to $21M and launches Hailo-8™ Fast Track program for select customers

Israeli startup Hailo, developers of a proprietary processing architecture for deep learning on edge devices, has expanded its Series A funding round to $21 million.  Read more »

IHS Markit Launches Economic Forecasting Solution to Address Current Expected Credit Loss FASB Standard

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of its economic and financial scenario solution designed to help banks comply with the Current Excepted Credit Loss (CECL) estimation required under the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) standard going into effect in 2020.  Read more »

ABN AMRO unveils wearable payments

ABN AMRO launched a pilot earlier this year in which 500 clients were asked to make payments using wearables. Of these clients, an impressive 78 per cent now prefer the wearables, and only 19 per cent prefer their debit cards. On average, clients make six payments a week for amounts under 25 euros. ABN AMRO is extending the pilot to test new functionalities with this pilot group.  Read more »

Start up Vs. Heritage: What does the Future of Finance look like?

The Future of Finance and CFO Summit spoke with Ian Brimicombe, Senior Vice President Group Finance, Burberry, and Camilla Thorsager Trendell, International Director & Finance Director, itsu [grocery], to gain an insight into what the future o Read more »

New research by MagnaCarta and Klarna identifies four key issues to dominate fintech

“Removing Roadblocks: The New Road of Fintech”published today by MagnaCarta in partnership with Klarna identifies four key elements critical to the future development of fintech - Relevance, Openness, Automation and Data. Read more »

Research from Startupbootcamp in Latin America unveils the elements needed for a thriving FinTech ecosystem

Latin America has established itself as a leading region in terms of innovation in the financial services sector that has seen more than 1,100 FinTech ventures and around a 50% annual growth rate in the main markets, according to research conducted by Startupbootcamp in Latin America. Read more »

Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America positions itself as genuine launchpad for regional FinTech startups

Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America - a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista - celebrated the end of its second batch during Demo Day this week. In front of key players from across the financial services industry, the nine FinTech startups showcased their innovation stories and evolution during the acceleration process, and also their roadmap for the following months. Seven of them announced their official launch, and almost... more Read more »

Oracle and B-Hive launch a fast-tracked monetization ecosystem program for fintech startups/scaleups

After announcing their Fintech Innovation Program collaboration in July, Oracle and B-Hive are taking their next step to jointly launch a fast-tracked monetization ecosystem program for mature startup and scale-up fintechs, called Fintech ScaleUp. Registration opens today and the program will kickstart in January when Oracle and B-Hive will select 15 startup or scale-up fintechs in two program sessions that will take place in Brussels and London. Read more »

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