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Fidor Bank VP: “Innovation is in the DNA of challenger banks”

16th May 2017

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide's exclusive interview with Sophie Guibaud, VP of European Expansion at Fidor Bank How did you get started in the fintech industry and what’s your role at Fidor Bank? I started my career in investment banking in New York before joining TIME Equity Partners, a Growth Capital fund in Paris. It was here that I got my first... read more
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How the internet is changing the face of payments

15th May 2017

Company: HPS
Mohamed Horani, Chief Executive Officer, HPS Global warming is not the only symptom of an economic growth model that has demonstrated its limits. Other symptoms appear, most notable of which is unemployment that has revealed itself as a structural phenomenon, and poverty, considered the most important and profound crisis of the contemporary... read more
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The importance of warehousing your research data

15th May 2017

Company: Quintessence
Many investment analysts store their research data in Excel® When analysts and portfolio managers store their research data in Excel®, they often create inter-dependencies between these and other spreadsheets used in the research process. This leads to duplication and unwanted complexity. When the data in a spreadsheet is out of date or... read more
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Editor's picks: Developments in cybersecurity

12th May 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. Why the human factor must be taken out of the authentication process       Jeff Carpenter, Vertical Market Director, Crossmatch Today’s need for smarter cybersecurity in financial services is a self-evident one. As corporations embrace the digital age, increasing volumes of valuable data are stored online,... read more
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Will banking system providers collaborating with fintech start-ups become a trend?

11th May 2017

Company: bobsguide
Across the industry banks are increasingly generating early connections with start-up fintechs through incubator programmes. Now fintechs are following that trend, instead of acquiring start-ups that could bring some additional benefit their offerings, large banking software providers are partnering with smaller fintechs to offer their clients more... read more
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100 days of Trump: Should we prepare for post-regulation?

11th May 2017

Company: Corlytics
April 29th 2017 marked Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. During this time, there has been incessant debate in the media about regulatory reform in America. We have listened to bold plans for financial regulation to be entirely repealed, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (‘CFPB’) to be dismantled and its director, Richard... read more
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Managing regulatory data for faster compliance and client onboarding

10th May 2017

Company: Fenergo
It’s been a calamitous few years for banking. Between unprecedented fines for non-compliance and the incessant onslaught of regulatory pressures, it’s been one controversial crisis after another. Banks really need to get back to the business of banking. That means onboarding new clients, upselling and cross-selling more efficiently,... read more
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How artificial intelligence can give challenger banks an edge

10th May 2017

Company: Mindtree
Customer churn can provide great insights into what needs to change in business. In 2016, over a million customers switched their banks in the UK. With Current Account Switch Service in effect in UK, the pace of switching is making Current Accounts look a lot like Gas & Heating suppliers. By digging deeper into consumers’ reasons for... read more
EMV essentials: Painting the payments landscape

EMV essentials: Painting the payments landscape

9th May 2017

Company: FIME
Following its introduction roughly 20 years ago, EMV®* chip has had a transformative effect on the payments industry. And its importance today remains just as prevalent. With the adoption of smartphone and wearable payments continuing to evolve how we transact, and migration progressing at varying paces globally, EMV remains at the... read more
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How the ETF landscape is evolving, and how to capitalize on it

9th May 2017

Company: Itiviti
In recent years, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have seen phenomenal activity and growth. Regulation, product innovation and investor appetite have driven global Assets under management (AUM) to record levels, while also fueling increasing market structure complexity and straining trading platform capabilities across the board. Itiviti, in... read more