Ovamba Nominated Innovation in Banking Award at African Banker Awards 2016

 Ovamba Cameroon Solutions an online African funding and logistics services provider for MSMEs (micro, small and medium sized businesses), has been shortlisted by African Banker magazine in its annual awards programme forInnovation in Banking. Now in their 10th year, the awards are open to all African financial institutions, including banks, micro-financiers, investment banks, development finance institutions and other financial services... more Read more »

The B2 Group Named Global Finance Product Innovator for Transaction Services in 2016

The B2 Group, provider of financial systems integration solutions, has won the title ‘Product Innovator’ for Transaction Services in the prestigious 2016 Global Finance awards in recognition of its advanced Multi-Bank Integrator™ automated banking platform for corporate cash and treasury management. Read more »

RBS Powers its Open Experience Center with Red Hat Technologies

Red Hat announced that Royal Bank of Scotland is powering its new Open Experience center with Red Hat technologies, including the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform and OpenShift Enterprise, Red Hat's web-scale container application platform. Read more »

SmartStream Launches SmartLabs Innovation Centre and TLM SmartRecs OnDemand Solution

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) specialist, today announced the launch of its SmartLabs innovation centre, and the release of its first solution TLM SmartRecs OnDemand. The SmartLabs mission is to proactively investigate and evaluate emerging and disruptive technologies - then deliver them in a fast and effective manner while using SmartStream’s time-tested expertise, skills and methodology. Read more »

Sonovate Pointed to Softer Growth of Demand for Contract & Permanent Hires in UK FinTech Sphere

Demand for contract and permanent hires is increasing rapidly among UK fintech companies, according to new research from recruitment finance provider, Sonovate. Job advertisements for contract roles increased by 64 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and individual roles have become highly sought after. Roles are being advertised at an average day rate of £430. Read more »

SaleMove Brings the Valuable Personal Interaction to Intelliflo’s PFP

This summer advisers using Intelliflo’s Personal Finance Portal (PFP) will have the option to interact digitally with their clients via virtual face-to-face meetings, thanks to an integration with SaleMove. This will allow them to securely share and view documents and other information in PFP, safe in the knowledge that all ‘conversations’ are automatically recorded against the client record in Intelligent Office (iO). Read more »

Sibos 2016 Geneva Will be Opened by Chairman of the Swiss National Bank

Sibos announces that Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, the central bank of Switzerland, will give the opening address at Sibos 2016 in Geneva. Read more »

Visa and Marvel Partner to Provide Financial Education via "Guardian" Comic Book

Visa and Marvel Custom Solutions unveil the release of a new educational comic book that teaches readers of all ages about personal finance. The new comic, Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket's Powerful Plan, was released in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. It combines Marvel's iconic Super Heroes with Visa's financial literacy expertise to introduce readers to fundamental money management concepts. Visa Inc. is also partnering with the Public... more Read more »

UK and Singapore Regulators Build FinTech Bridge

Singaporean officials and FinTech companies gathered with UK FinTech companies in Downing Street today to celebrate the launch of the UK’s first ever FinTech Bridge, which included the signing of a Regulatory Cooperation Agreement between the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The agreement will enable the regulators to refer FinTech firms to their counterparts across the globe. It also sets out how... more Read more »

Mendix to Unveil its vision for Driving Digital Innovation at Mendix World 2016

Mendix, a leading application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) provider, announced it will unveil its vision for driving digital innovation at Mendix World 2016, June 7-8 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The future of business applications, Smart Apps enable digital enterprises to put their connected things, devices and algorithms to work. Mendix’s Smart Apps vision and Digital Innovation Platform to support their rapid delivery will be covered... more Read more »

Fetch Robotics Teams up with SAP to Launch Virtual Conveyor Solution

Fetch Robotics partners with SAP that incorporates SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application with the Fetch and Freight robots from Fetch Robotics. Fetch Robotics builds robot systems for the logistics industry. Unveiled in May 2015, the Fetch Robotics system is comprised of an autonomous mobile platform (called Freight) and an advanced mobile manipulator (called Fetch). Fetch and Freight use a charging dock for continuous... more Read more »

Airfi and Teleena to Develop New Solutions for IoT Sector

Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler, announced a strategic partnership with Airfi, a global connectivity service provider to the IoT sector. The new strategic partnership will enable a diverse range of IoT solutions for its customers by simplifying both the technical and commercial aspects of deploying cellular connected products across a seamless global footprint of 206 countries and over 460 mobile networks.  Read more »

Codit Group Expands Integration & IoT Consultancy Services in Europe

Codit Group, a joint venture between Belgian Codit and Dutch Axon Olympus, is opening Codit United Kingdom. This marks Codit Group's next step towards expanding its international presence outside its established markets of Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Portugal, and its recent opening of Codit Switzerland mid-April. The new local office in the United Kingdom will be led by Tim Lewis. Read more »

Fiserv Reveals Results of First Quarter 2016

Fiserv reported financial results for the first quarter of 2016. GAAP earnings per share in the first quarter was $1.27 compared with $0.73 in the first quarter of 2015. The first quarter 2016 GAAP earnings per share included a net investment gain of $0.39 per share driven by a sale of a business interest at StoneRiver Group, L.P. (“StoneRiver”), a joint venture in which the company owns a 49% interest. Adjusted earnings per share increased 19... more Read more »

Evolution or Revolution? The Impact of Fintech on Working Capital

Working capital, the lifeblood of businesses, is being transformed by financial technology. At a recent roundtable, C2FO brought together a panel of experts from diverse areas to talk about innovations in fintech, with a specific focus on working capital. Whether the impact of fintech on working capital is an evolution or a revolution – panellists differed on this point – there was wide agreement that there is a powerful change underway. Read more »

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