Over the past 15 years the GAFA group (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) of companies have dominated the consumer domain, creating digital engagement across multiple verticals and touchpoints.
Central to this has been a customer first philosophy, delivering relentless value. As they enter the world of banking and fintech; let’s take a look at the potential impact they could have
Excuse me? That’s right! Splice together finance, technology, the body of a man and the head of a bull, and you get yourself a FinTech Minotaur.
Over the past 12 years, Northern Ireland has been establishing a reputation as a global hub for fintech, regtech and cyber. The region offers a combination of great infrastructure, competitive costs and supportive administration but above all a talented, well educated workforce with a superb work ethic.
29/11/18CardGenY launches its digital transformation toolkit at FinTech Connect. However, one aspect of the toolkit that always gains attention is our AR module that enables offline content to be seamlessly brought online.
When you think of an accountant, you probably picture the headlines about ‘Big Four’ audit failings, or perhaps someone in a crumpled suit, huddled over a spreadsheet, calculator in hand. If you’re new to this world, you’re probably not picturing your customer’s most influential business adviser. You’re probably not thinking about some of most influential agents of FinTech disruption either.
It’s been an unusual summer. England’s footballers reached their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years, while the heatwave has caused meteorologists to make comparisons with weather 42 years ago. Now the Office for National Statistics has identified another rare event: UK households have become net borrowers for the first time in almost 30 years.
In 2018, accountants don’t just advise on tax issues. They support their clients with business decisions, and that includes the tools and products they should use in their business. Accountants are now fundamental to any FinTech company wishing to secure the SME market.
One of our truly committed and experienced users is Adyen, a top-tier company in online payments all around the globe. Due to an ever growing client portfolio it is increasingly important for Adyen to use the right risk monitoring tools to stay on top of the news.
21/11/18Cointelligence serves as the data layer for the crypto economy. But data on its own does no good when people don’t know how to use it. This is where the concept of “due diligence” comes in. By training crypto enthusiasts and potential investors on how to do their own research, it’s possible to give people the tools they need to protect themselves from fraud and bad decisions.
In recent years, any strategic conversation around the future of research usually begins, and often ends, with MiFID II. But the disruption of the research industry started long before those regulations were implemented.
Firm contributes proposal to FINOS FDC3 App Directory Working Group to further enterprise desktop app standardization.
15/11/18Yuichi Honda, the CEO of Blockfanz, a community which provides marketing support and consulting services for those who aiming to spread blockchain projects in Japan and Korea. In this update, Honda will answer 5 questions about the Japanese and Korean cryptocurrency situation.
The Fintech Disruptors EMEA Report 2019 launches at Fintech Connect in December to debate the process, practices and pitfalls of an industry still in transition – as the new reality of the digital economy takes shape.
When considering new partnerships, onboarding customers and suppliers, or entering a new market, more certainty is always welcome. Access to the richest, most reliable private company information on the market can help you identify potential regulatory and reputational risks before they can impact your business.
30/10/18The UK’s passion for innovation means it is now seen as a global leader in the development of financial services that are powered by prepaid technology, according to data released by Prepaid International Forum (PIF).
GlobalSign Presentation at FinTech Connect 2018 to Focus on Securing Open Banking and Meeting PSD2 Requirements with Digital and Qualified Certificates
30/10/18GlobalSign, a leading provider of identity and security solutions, today announced the company will be showcasing its cloud-based Managed Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security solutions and its newly recognized Qualified Trust Service Provider (QTSP) capabilities at Fintech Connect, December 5-6, 2018
At this year's show, Profinit will be introducing a set of powerful predictive algorithms that offer financial institutions innovative ways to manage risk, battle fraud and improve customer retention.
A webinar for potential applicants of the Capability & Innovation Fund is scheduled to take place on the morning of Wednesday 17 October at 09.30 GMT. The purpose of the webinar is to go through the application process for the Capability & Innovation Fund Pool D and importantly provide a forum for potential applicants to ask questions on the mechanics of how to apply.
There is some pretty cool stuff going on with our company. We were just featured in a prominent magazine. The mag selected us as leaders in the Fintech industry to interview and do a story on. This was a real feather in our collective hats!
Paybase has been announced as a sponsor of this year’s FinTech Connect Conference on 5th – 6th December. The UK’s largest FinTech event will this year host 5000 attendees from over 60 countries, with over 250 speakers giving talks on a variety of topics within FinTech.
Nick Varnitski of Armada Labs has some stunning numbers for you to think about regarding modern-day healthcare patient financing. Are you ready? Here we go.
In the latest Rebank podcast, , Co-Chair of ‘s Open Banking & Payments Working Group and a member of the Open Banking Implementation Entitiy Working Group, Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer at Starling Bank, a UK digital bank differentiating through Open Banking, and Jamie Campbell, Head of Awareness at , a fintech leveraging Open Banking.
A telegraph research published in 2017, revealed that the UK ranks third on the most cashless countries in the world index. The top two countries are Canada and Sweden, while the other European countries that made into the top 10 are France and Germany.
Leading identity confirmation provider HooYu has partnered with Glint to verify customer identity and maximise the speed and success rate for customers wanting to open an account.
The 2017 UK FinTech Census was designed to gather key insights directly from FinTechs, charting key areas of growth, as well as potential challenges.
Dejamobile, editor in software solutions specialised in secure mobile transactions, is accelerating its growth by raising €2.5 M from Newfund and M. François Enaud, former Chairman and CEO of the Steria group.
Aviva, the UK’s largest provider of general insurance and leading life and pensions provider, is to make a strategic investment in Wealthify.
Levels of financial technology (FinTech) adoption among consumers has surged globally over the past 18 months and is poised to be embraced by the mainstream, according to the latest EY FinTech Adoption Index.
Vision Banking was written by Vega in partnership with Investec Bank Channel Islands and handles Online and Back Office Intermediary and Private Client payment processing (including FX and batch processing), deposit and loan processing.
BBVA Open Talent, the world’s biggest fintech competition, will this year mark its tenth anniversary by working with more start-ups than ever before.
Schroders is specifically targeting tech companies which have progressed beyond the conceptual or early-growth stage that offer solutions relevant to investment management.