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Fund management software: How to select the right provider in 2017

20th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
It is evident that the volume of information and level of analysis available to investors and portfolio managers in 2017 puts even greater emphasis on selecting the right fund management software. Fintech providers are constantly looking to improving the technology available to investors, in order to provide them with the fastest, most accurate,... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Who needs the other more, fintechs or traditional financial services?

6th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate London, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on who currently holds the power in the relationship between the disruptive fintech companies and tradtional financial services. Don Bergal, CMO... read more
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Online lending fraud: A temporary glitch or a long-term issue for lenders?

6th February 2017

William Wagner, CMO/Vice President of Marketing, Cloud Lending Solutions Online lenders have been disrupting the lending ecosystem by combining innovation with advanced financial technology to improve borrower experience, address underserved markets, and reduce operating costs. In 2014, the US marketplace lending origination volume was around... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Will 2017 be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships between traditional financial services and fintech companies?

3rd February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate Europe, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on whether 2017 will be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships and/or M&A activity between traditional financial services... read more
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How banks can get ahead of the mobile payments game

11th January 2017

Company: FIME
The age of mobile payments is upon us. Increased awareness, acceptance and demand is leading to a huge surge in uptake across the globe. From an Android perspective, today’s success can be traced back to the incorporation of host card emulation into Android KitKat 4.4 in 2013. This sparked intense activity as it enabled banks to develop... read more
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Cybersecurity Regulations Under the Trump Administration: Financial Services, part 1

3rd January 2017

Company: ZENEDGE
Zenedge speaks with a financial market cyber security and compliance expert about her outlook under the Trump administration in this first of a multi-part series on cyber-security issues for key industry verticals. ZENEDGE Chief Marketing Officer Karen Bertoli Interviews Joanna Fields Chief Executive of Aplomb Strategies. Ranking among his... read more
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Top five reads of the year: Hot fintech companies to look out for in 2016

20th December 2016

Company: Ormsby Street
Jane Hewitt, marketing manager at Ormbsy Street discusses how Fintech is now worth £20 billion in revenue for the UK economy, as well as focusing on the key players and companies to look out for in the industry.  Over the past few years, the fintech scene has really exploded in the UK, with big players in the payment and alternative... read more
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Revamped Fiduciary Rule Makes Brokers-Dealers Beef Up Tech Plans

14th October 2016

Company: Wipro
Retirement savings are so sacrosanct for each one of us that it is frightening to even think of a loss in value.   Hugh Dawson and Larry Vickers*, best buddies since joining ACZ Corporation* together 30 years back, are both retiring today. Larry is aghast to find that he has only half the amount in his retirement account compared with Hugh.... read more
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Brexit: Why uncertainty is not a cause for panic in the tech industry

8th September 2016

Company: SugarCRM UK Ltd.
It was Socrates, the philosopher not the Brazilian footballer, who said that “all that I know is that I know nothing”. For Socrates, such humility was required in order to facilitate effective learning but, all these many centuries later, the sentiment stands as an accurate summation of most people’s thoughts on what a post-Brexit... read more
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Banks, you have 2 years to embrace technology

9th August 2016

Company: bobsguide
After completing an investigation on the retail banking market, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that consumers are paying more to bank but are not benefitting from the financial services that are available to them. The report said that “older and larger banks do not have to compete hard enough for customers’... read more