17 September 2014

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Fintech startups: A week in review

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Y Combinator puts out an RFS (request for startups) Y Combinator, the big fish in the accelerator pond, has put out a request in the form of a blog post. They want to ignite the spark in entrepreneurs’ minds with a few suggestions. Requests include: A startup with the potential to create a million jobs, a startup that will solve America’s broken...

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John GessauACI Worldwide - Johannesburg

Why we should take our hats off to Apple

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With last week’s news of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch debuting with mobile wallet capabilities, there is no doubt that Apple has given the (mobile) payments industry a shot in the arm. But in what direction, and what are the implications? At long last we have near field communication (NFC) built into the hardware - an addition long speculated, and...

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Michael PlanteCash Management Solutions - Liverpool

Challenging Times for Independent ATM Deployers

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After attending the ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit held last week in Washington D.C., the future of alternative payment methods continues to be filled with many options. While it is interesting to...

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David GibbardOmniChannel & Digital Banking - Atlanta

The Digital Divide Banking Opportunity and Failure

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I was reading an article today in Credit Union Management written by Lisa Hochgraf, subtitled, Seven steps to success with your largest 'branch'. The article does a good job identifying a problem al...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
Wendell BrockOutside Investment Advisors - McKinney

Swiss Gold Opportunity

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One of the very few remaining proper democracies in the world will vote on bringing the Swiss Gold back to Switzerland on November 30. In order to have a national referendum on an issue in Switzerland...

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David GibbardOmniChannel & Digital Banking - Atlanta

Digital Banking ... The New Checking Account?

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Back in the old days credit unions and banks aggressively marketed to get your checkingaccount. The reason, banks and credit unions determined that the financial institution that held your checking ...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
David BomserOracle - Jacksonville

Know, Wow, and Empower Customers

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Making Customer Insight Analytics Actionable Like most large commercial banks, I’m sure that my bank views my checking account for exactly what it is on its balance sheet, a liability. To be fair, I ...

TagsRetail bankingTransaction bankingGroupDisruption in Retail Banking
Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Crowdfunding to the moon: InvestUP

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“Back in the 1960s when they were landing on the moon, everyone came together, it wasn’t the U.S. landing on the moon, it was mankind” says James Tuckett, founder and MD of investUP (or just UP), the...

TagsWholesale bankingStart upsGroupFuture Finance
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Identity proofing proves who You are

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Identity proofing is proof of whom you are. Proving one’s identity starts with that person answering questions that only they themselves can answer (even if the answers are fictitious), such as their ...

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David WebberIntelligent Environments - Kingston

Biometric security: giving cyber criminals the finger

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Last week, Barclays committed to a progressive future in banking security with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader. The scanner, developed by Hitachi, can be plugged into a computer’s USB p...

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