SWIFT Creates Financial Sector API Blueprint

SWIFT has today published a blueprint for common API standards following collaboration with European banking standards bodies, STET and Berlin Group NextGenPSD2 – who together represent many of the region’s banks and payment service providers As pressure from regulators and customers shift banking towards more open access to financial services, SWIFT is playing a lead role in unlocking the potential of API technology by providing the neutral... more Read more »

Caffè Nero and Monzo Bag Prizes at the Emerging Payments Awards 2018

The UK’s leading FinTech organisations came together last night to celebrate innovation in the sector at the 11th annual Emerging Payments Awards. Read more »

Whale Cloud launches its new brand and plans to invest one billion yuan into technology research over the next three years

Whale Cloud Technology Co., Ltd ("Whale Cloud") launched its new brand, logo, and strategy in the West Lake Expo Museum in Hangzhou. Whale Cloud executives, global partners, media, and experts from the industry were all present to witness this important event.    Read more »

International Webinar: Fintech vs traditional banking October 17 and 25, 2018

Today, Fintech has a strong position in the financial market because the banking sector has experienced a number of difficulties, which has reduced public confidence in the traditional banking system. The EU-introduced PSD2 directive increased competition in the payments sector. Accepting the European option as a ready-made scheme, other states began to use open banking services as an accelerator to achieve their goals. Read more »

From Follower to Leader

Why are innovative FinTech solutions taking off faster in the Asia-Pacific region than elsewhere and what does this tell us about the future of financial services, not just in this time zone but across the globe? This is the core focus of Thursday’s Big Issue Debate, titled The Rise of Asia as a source of innovation, moderated by Oliver Kirby-Johnson, partner, advisory, KPMG. Read more »

Spotcap Announces Fintech Fellowship Winner for 2018

Spotcap today announced Sophie Peacock as the winner of the Fintech Fellowship for 2018. Running for its second consecutive year, the Fellowship awards one UK-based masters or MBA student with an £8k scholarship. By supporting aspiring talent, the initiative aims to plug the fintech skills gap by raising awareness of career opportunities in the field. Read more »

Western Union and Techstars to Drive Payments Innovation

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and Techstars, a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, have come together to spur the next generation of disruption in the fintech sector with a focus on payments and seamless global money transfer. Over the next three years, Western Union will work with Techstars to run a mentorship-driven accelerator program and provide seed funding for... more Read more »

2018 Prophet Brand Relevance Index® Finds Three Financial Services Firms in Top 50 List of Most Relevant Brands to UK Consumers

Global brand and marketing consultancy Prophet announced the results of the fourth Prophet Brand Relevance Index® (BRI), a ranking of the most relevant brands in consumers' lives today. PayPal #25, Nationwide #38 and Visa #43 represented financial services in this year’s top 50 list. This was the first time that three financial services companies appeared in the top 50 since 2016. It was also Nationwide’s first appearance in the top 50 while... more Read more »

The Full Agenda and Speaker Line Up Announced for Digital CX Transformation Financial Services

Digital CX Transformation Financial Services will focus on every aspect of Digital CX strategy, design led cultural development and technology selection that will not only ensure customer’s expectations are exceeded in the digital era, but also improve internal processes and drive revenue. In today’s environment, where customers are demanding more from digital platforms, the need to deliver a superior digital customer experience can help... more Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Invited to Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority Advisory Roundtable Focused on Building U.K. Financial Sector Operational Resilience

Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Program Management (CPM) business has been invited to take part in a major industry roundtable devoted to discussing strategies for building operational resilience in the U.K.’s financial services sector. Read more »

FinTech Leader and Ethereum Co-Founder to speak at Sibos

Brett King, author, futurist, founder of mobile startup bank Moven and host of one of the top FinTech podcasts will open the Innotribe programme at this year’s Sibos in Sydney. A former advisor to the Obama administration on the future of banking, King’s opening will leap forwards to life in 2030, looking at contextual banking, quantum and what new technologies will take their place in the future of money. Read more »

250+ senior claims leaders under one roof, exchanging transformation strategy

Connected Claims Europe 2018 returns to London this October (29th & 30th) to welcome 250+ senior insurance claims executives. The event is focussed on uncovering how insurers are taking steps to re-engineer the claims function to raise operational efficiency and improve customer experience. Read more »

Solactive is tracking the rise of the Industry 4.0 with the Solactive Industry 4.0 Index

Solactive is pleased to announce the launch of the Solactive Industry 4.0 Index, an index tracking the performance of companies that are operating in any of the following segments: Advanced Robotics, Augmented Reality & 3D Printing, Cloud & Big Data, Cyber Security and Internet of Things (IoT) (together the “Index Categories”). From each of the five index categories the index selects the top 10 companies based on the market... more Read more »

Back to the Future – Virtusa Creates Tech Trend Almanac to Help Companies Improve Investment ROI

Virtusa xLabs, the global consultancy’s digital innovation hub, has identified the top 10 tech trends likely to impact business within the next five years. The xLabs team analysed 40 reports from leading analysts, futurologists, consultants, and industry influencers – including the likes of Gartner, Fast Co, and Forrester – and correlated the data to identify the top themes and innovations that will impact digital transformation within... more Read more »

Global Shop Solutions Takes Customer Feedback to New Level with Canny.io Software Integration

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