22 November 2014

Future Finance

Finextra and Oracle have gathered together some of the industry's top thought leaders to discuss, debate and analyse the key trends and issues within transaction banking, regulations and retail banking. This group will focus on upcoming regulations, new service offerings and industry debate shaping the new financial services landscape with regular blog posts, video interviews, webcasts debates and surveys.
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

The romance of private equity: Liquity

11 November 2014  |  1378 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“You know what people say to us? They say ‘you’re inventing a new asset class. You’re inventing liquid shares in private companies” Liquity, the London-based startup taking part in the Startupbootcamp FinTech programme, is tackling a big problem for investors and shareholders in private companies: the laborious and lengthy process of matching buyer...

TagsTrade executionStart ups
Matthew LongOracle - Cappellen

Landmark US Terrorist Financing Ruling Raises Concerns

05 November 2014  |  1287 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

On 22nd September 2014, a federal jury in New York found Arab Bank PLC liable for knowingly supporting terrorism. This is a landmark ruling in the first civil trial to be brought against a bank under the US Anti-Terrorism Act, finding the Jordanian lender guilty of providing financial services to the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. Whilst this b...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Bringing quality back to the web: milliPay

05 November 2014  |  1595 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“We hope to change the way content can be consumed – there is quality content on the web and we believe in it. It needs to be financed – and people must be willing to finance it.” Whether you like it ...

TagsPaymentsStart ups
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Breaking the cryptocurrency stigma: Epiphyte

28 October 2014  |  3524 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"It's a sensitive space, people still associate it with criminality and dubious activities - like the internet in the early days" When Finextra wrote a story about Epiphyte winning the Innot...

TagsVirtual currencyStart ups
Elizabeth LumleyFinextra - London

Revenue and Billing Management Sibos Roundtable

24 October 2014  |  1376 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

On the heels of the recent Revenue and Billing Management Report, Finextra and Oracle held a breakfast roundtable with senior bankers at this year’s Sibos to discuss the real world experiences when d...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

A novel way of splitting the bill: going Dutch

20 October 2014  |  3147 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

"It's a seamless way to split the bill - as opposed to antiquated ways like sending money, or IOUs" Startups around the world are jumping at an opportunity to simplify the bill-splitting pro...

TagsRetail bankingStart ups
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

A superhero among lending villains: Creditable

08 October 2014  |  1526 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“I don’t like hearing about people going to a payday lender for a loan. If they do, I’ve failed as a banker” says Sechaba Ngwenya, CEO of Creditable. His startup sits in a place where banks don’t want...

TagsRetail bankingStart ups
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Dragging insurance out of the stone age: Insly

24 September 2014  |  3088 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Fintech’s speed of growth hasn’t just surprised the technology sector but the global market too. It wasn’t that long ago when tapping cards to pay for coffee was an idea in a sci-fi writer’s mind. Tod...

TagsWholesale bankingInnovation
Karthick PrasadOracle - Bangalore

Credit Management in the Time of Quantitative Easing

22 September 2014  |  909 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Fed’s tapering of the Quantitative Easing (QE) program, followed by the tightening of the ‘easy-money’ policy by other central banks around the world, would indicate that the financial crisis has ...

TagsRisk & regulationTransaction banking
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Would you pay to put your mortgage out to tender?

18 September 2014  |  1520 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

An Aussie start-up with a new take on online mortgage brokerage is betting a good number of people will. Flongle encourages consumers to carefully map out their ideal mortgage for a new property or re...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
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