28 November 2014

Latest Innovation announcements


Yacuna releases API and Sandbox for bitcoin app development

14 hours ago  |  1042 views  |  0

The Yacuna Group releases its updated Yacuna API and enables third-party developers to integrate the UK-based and -regulated Bitcoin exchange into their applications.


Yodlee wins Citi Mobile Challenge Latam

21 November 2014  |  2075 views  |  0

Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE), the cloud-based platform driving innovation in digital financial services, was recognized as a winner of the Citi Mobile Challenge Latam 2014. Yodlee was selected from more than 50 finalists for its multi-national voice and digital financial management application.


Cambridge Judge Business School to host startup weekend

20 November 2014  |  1061 views  |  0

Accelerate Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business School's in-house start-up "accelerator", is hosting the first ever Cambridge FinTech Startup Weekend on 21-23 November.


Financial Solutions Lab innovation challenge to focus on household cash flow

19 November 2014  |  960 views  |  0

The Financial Solutions Lab at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) today announced that household liquidity, the management and alignment of income and expenses, will be the focus of its first innovation challenge.


Lendico debuts cross-border P2P loan platform

18 November 2014  |  1111 views  |  0

Since the 2008 Banking Crisis, it has become extremely difficult for high quality borrowers to get a loan and for return-seeking investors to earn high rates of interest.


PayPal and Braintree award $100,000 BattleHack prize to two-man team from Tel Aviv

17 November 2014  |  1495 views  |  0

PayPal and Braintree today announced the $100,000 USD grand-prize winner of its 2014 BattleHack Series.


AmEx and Brooklyn Nets to pilot e-wallet at NBA arena

12 November 2014  |  1656 views  |  0

American Express (AXP), the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center are launching a pilot program of the Brooklyn eWallet, a digital payment solution integrated directly into the Brooklyn Nets mobile application.


Westpac NZ launches augmented reality banking app

11 November 2014  |  2241 views  |  0

The first mobile app using augmented reality for managing your money has been released by Westpac New Zealand.


HyprKey preps launch of three-factor security biometrics payments platform

10 November 2014  |  2094 views  |  0

HyprKey, the Silicon Alley fintech and cybersecurity startup, announced today that it will soon launch Phase 1 of its biometric mobile payments platform.


Citi Mobile Challenge gets underway

10 November 2014  |  1462 views  |  0

Today Citi kicked off the first presentation event for Citi® Mobile Challenge, a groundbreaking global initiative that invites technology developers to reimagine digital banking and fuel innovation in the industry.


Money20/20: Hackathon winners named

07 November 2014  |  2019 views  |  0

Money20/20, the world's largest event for payments and financial services innovation--with more than 7,500 attendees, including over 780 CEOs present at this week's event--today announced the winners of its inaugural Money20/20 Hackathon.


Watchdata launches Sharkey wearable payments watch and wristband

07 November 2014  |  1883 views  |  0

Watchdata Technologies, a recognized pioneer in digital authentication and transaction security, launched its first smart wearable device Sharkey™, with mobile payment feature, at CARTES Secure Connexions Exhibition and Conference.


Paymentwall launches platform for smart TV payments

06 November 2014  |  2010 views  |  0

Paymentwall Inc., the all-in-one global payment platform for monetizing digital goods and services, today unveiled PW Smart TV, a new smart TV payment solution designed to help developers monetize their applications, games and other content on smart TV platforms by allowing consumers worldwide to pay using their remote control or secondary devices.


Diebold bids to marry physical and digital with 'responsive banking' concept

03 November 2014  |  1331 views  |  0

With an entrepreneurial mindset and a focus on strategic market needs, the Research and Development (R&D) Incubation team at Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is blending branch transformation and omni-channel experience with the unveiling of a new Responsive Banking concept.


Garcon! wins Global Payments wearable-banking hackathon

03 November 2014  |  1303 views  |  0

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, today announced the winners of its interactive wearable financial app hackathon, which took place on October 24-25, 2014 in Atlanta in collaboration with CaixaBank in Barcelona.


Widiba online bank selects Artificial Solutions NLI tech for customer support

03 November 2014  |  1050 views  |  0

Artificial Solutions™ (www.artificial-solutions.com), the natural language interaction (NLI) specialist that enables users to have a meaningful, humanlike interaction with technology, today announced that the Teneo™ platform has been chosen to provide automated self-service customer support for Widiba, the new online bank from Gruppo Montepaschi.


EY startup challenge names seven participants

03 November 2014  |  749 views  |  0

Seven tech startups have secured a place to participate in the EY Startup Challenge, a unique collaboration between EY and its major clients at Canary Wharf's Level39 technology accelerator. The seven startups were shortlisted following a rigorous selection process.


Twitter partners with IBM on enterprise adoption of social data

29 October 2014  |  1148 views  |  0

We believe that social data has unlimited value, and near limitless application. Today, we’re taking an important step toward unleashing this value through a new relationship with IBM.


FCA opens Innovation Hub

28 October 2014  |  1512 views  |  0

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Innovation Hub, part of Project Innovate, is now open and offering support to innovators.


Physical bitcoins arrive in UK

24 October 2014  |  2892 views  |  2

TGBEX Limited, which claims to be the world's first and only producer of high quality physical bitcoins was pleased today to announce its launch in the United Kingdom.

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