18 September 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.
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Would you pay to put your mortgage out to tender?

7 hours ago  |  484 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 refinancing, and then for a fee anonymously put it out to Flongle's network of lenders and brokers to bid on in a "mortgage contest". In a w...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
Zennon KapronKapronasia - Shanghai

What Apple Pay means for China

17 hours ago  |  930 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The launch of Apple Pay will likely have a profound impact on the payments industry in the US and potentially Europe, but what does it mean for China? A big bite or a small one? After Apple's launch annoucement of Apple Pay in early September, speculation was rife as to what the business model would look like and how Apple and the other players i...

TagsMobile & online
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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Crowdfunding to the moon: InvestUP

16 September 2014  |  984 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“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 ups
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  2639 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

If you want a new debit or credit card in Australia, you're getting PayWave or PayPass - there's no choice. And Australian police forces, and at least some consumers, don't like it. Police are bemo...

Ambreesh KhannaOracle Financial Services - Greater New York City Area

The Next Generation of Analytics

25 August 2014  |  2065 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Are Financial Institutions Prepared? Today’s consumers have high expectations − and for good reason. They have become accustomed to, and are increasingly likely to demand, anytime/anywhere connectiv...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Cryptocurrency can cure cancer

07 August 2014  |  1371 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

There's been a lot of hype and controversy about Bitcoin. Exchanges have bloomed, been taken down, been hacked and evolved. Regulators are running this way and that. The tech and mainstream media has ...

TagsVirtual currencyInnovation
Tushar ChitraOracle Financial Services Software - Bangalore

Is Today's Approach to Banking App Development Quick Enough?

22 July 2014  |  2500 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

2 hours and 19 minutes. That's how much time the average person spends on mobile apps every day. With a mere 22 minutes spent on the mobile web, consumers are growing more and more used to having an a...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Dan BarnesInformation Corporation - London

Google search: What’s my credit score?

01 July 2014  |  1854 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The hype around big data is, ironically, huge. There is more to big data technology than the marketing bandwagon. The scale of the difference that systems like Hadoop – the open-source platform based ...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Tushar ChitraOracle Financial Services Software - Bangalore

Mobilizing Your Loyalty Programs

24 June 2014  |  2614 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Last weekend I was out shopping for apparel for my family at a retail outlet I prefer for all my clothing purchases. Being a weekend, the queue at the payment counter was characteristically long. Afte...

TagsMobile & onlinePayments
Ziauddin IshaqOracle - Dubai

Dodd Frank Stress Test Results

10 June 2014  |  1629 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

So much has been written in the news about the US Banks that failed the Fed’s recent stress test. While it certainly is not a pleasant experience for those institutions, we need to look for the less...

TagsRisk & regulation
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