Financial services should be worried about big tech not fintech

Financial services should be worried about big tech not fintech

1y | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Financial services should be worried about big tec...

Banking and the wider financial services sector should be more concerned with big techs than fintech competitors, as they look to expand their offerin...

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Digital-focused insurtechs may thrive amidst threat to incumbents
Insurance

Digital-focused insurtechs may thrive amidst threat to incumbents

2y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Digital-focused insurtechs may thrive amidst threa...

Insurtechs may suffer short-term losses from the coronavirus outbreak, but stand to gain in the long-term due to an increased need for digital offerin...

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Report: Financial regulators stand firm in face of data-hungry BigTech
Banking

Report: Financial regulators stand firm in face of data-hungry BigTech

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Report: Financial regulators stand firm in face of...

“We are seeing some companies looking to establish a payment system that bypasses our banks and our currency,” US Federal Reserve governor...

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Banks look to fend off emerging big tech threat
Banking

Banks look to fend off emerging big tech threat

3y | By David Jones, VP of Product Marketing

Banks look to fend off emerging big tech threat

The decade since the financial crisis of 2008 has been a challenging time for the financial services sector. Not only has the industry had to fac...

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From closed to open: why banks need to emulate the big tech players
Banking

From closed to open: why banks need to emulate the big tech players

3y | Icon Solutions

From closed to open: why banks need to emulate the...

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, there should be an outpouring of adulation from banks to GAFA (Google,...

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“We are not a bank”: the lessons new banks take from tech giants
Banking

“We are not a bank”: the lessons new banks take from tech giants

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

“We are not a bank”: the lessons new banks take fr...

Techfin might be a more appropriate name for the rise of challengers in the UK’s financial services. “This isn’t banking as you know...

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Will 2016 become the year of the tech unicorn?
Payments

Will 2016 become the year of the tech unicorn?

6y | By Madhvi Mavadiya, Editor (2015-2016)

Will 2016 become the year of the tech unicorn?

Business planning software, Anaplan, otherwise known as the spreadsheet killer, raised $90 million this week and officially became a tech unicorn. In ...

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Amazon opens Loft in London to target British start-ups
Banking

Amazon opens Loft in London to target British start-ups

6y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Amazon opens Loft in London to target British star...

Amazon is opening a data support centre in London in a bid to gain the custom of British start-ups and support businesses using its cloud computing se...

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A New Big Data Paradigm for the Zeta Byte Era
Banking

A New Big Data Paradigm for the Zeta Byte Era

6y | By Dr. Andreas Freund, Senior Manager

A New Big Data Paradigm for the Zeta Byte Era

Introduction Big Data, Big Data, Big Data, Big Data …the rallying cry of the digitisation of our world and the foundation of a transformation t...

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Does Android Pay offer anything different?
Payments

Does Android Pay offer anything different?

6y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Does Android Pay offer anything different?

Last week, internet giant Google announced their latest mobile payment offering, Android Pay, but with current competition from Apple and Samsung, wha...

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Google makes deal with US telecoms companies to rival Apple
Payments

Google makes deal with US telecoms companies to rival Apple

7y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Google makes deal with US telecoms companies to ri...

In a bid to rival Apple Pay, Google struck a deal with three major US telecoms companies this week, to pre-install its Google Wallet app on smartphone...

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