10 February 2016

All innovation news

Absa alert warns customers of future spending shortfalls

Absa alert warns customers of future spending shortfalls

8 hours ago  | 0 comments | 5 tweets | 9 linkedin

South Africa's Absa Bank is piloting a new predictive spending alert that warns customers if they are about to go into the red and offers customised options to help them better manage their finances.

Rich Ricci, formerly CEO of Barclays Corporate and Investment Banking, is the latest in a growing list of financial services grandees to lend their business heft to a disruptive technology startup, joining currency exchange freemarketFX as chairman.

Deutsche Bank has become the latest financial services giant to call on its industry to hug the hoard of upstart fintech rivals close, concluding that co-operation, not competition, is the wisest approach in the business-to-business payments arena.

The Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger Project has signed up 30 founding members from the technology and financial services sectors, with several donating code to the effort to build a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers.

Switzerland needs to become more fintech friendly or risk irrelevance

Switzerland needs to become more fintech friendly or risk irrelevance

08 February 2016  | 0 comments | 19 tweets | 7 linkedin

Switzerland's potential as a European fintech hub is being damaged by lack of Government and bank support and a shortage of investment capital, according to a new report by Ernst & Young and Swiss Finance + Technology Association.

How to accelerate your fintech startup

How to accelerate your fintech startup

08 February 2016  | 0 comments | 30 tweets | 9 linkedin

Aspiring fintech entrepreneurs take note: Having a great idea is one thing, getting it off the ground is another. Thomas Beattie, CEO of Vancouver-based startup Voleo, offers his advice.

Innovation announcements

12 hours ago 09 February 2016 09 February 2016 08 February 2016 08 February 2016 08 February 2016 08 February 2016 05 February 2016

Best of the web

Your browser is unable to support Flash files.

Top innovation topics

Most viewed Most shared
Fintech rising: Resistance is futile, says...
12318 views comments | 52 tweets | 45 linkedin
Visa opens up to developers
9120 views comments | 24 tweets | 41 linkedin
How to accelerate your fintech startup
6656 views comments | 30 tweets | 9 linkedin
Wearable payments startup Fit Pay secures...
6300 views comments | 26 tweets | 9 linkedin
ANZ chief Elliott invites startups to emai...
5768 views comments | 14 tweets | 18 linkedin

Latest jobs

up to £95K base, £190K OTE, benefits
London, UK


Brussels (Belgium) or Paris (France)

Basic c. Sing$ 250-290K plus bonus
Singapore

Find your next job