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Tushar Chitra

What a Bank Branch will be like in 2025!

The silence is profound even as I zip at incredible speeds down a road as smooth as glass. The car drives itself while I look through my activity log using my optical head-mounted smart eye-glasses. A...

01 Dec 2014
Future Finance
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The romance of private equity: Liquity

“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...

11 Nov 2014
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Landmark US Terrorist Financing Ruling Raises Concerns

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 ...

05 Nov 2014
Future Finance
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Bringing quality back to the web: milliPay

“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 ...

05 Nov 2014
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Breaking the cryptocurrency stigma: Epiphyte

"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...

28 Oct 2014
Future Finance
Elizabeth Lumley

Revenue and Billing Management Sibos Roundtable

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...

24 Oct 2014
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A novel way of splitting the bill: going Dutch

"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...

20 Oct 2014
Future Finance
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A superhero among lending villains: Creditable

“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...

08 Oct 2014
Future Finance
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Dragging insurance out of the stone age: Insly

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...

24 Sep 2014
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Karthick Prasad

Credit Management in the Time of Quantitative Easing

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 ...

22 Sep 2014
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Elton Cane

Would you pay to put your mortgage out to tender?

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...

18 Sep 2014
Future Finance
Zennon Kapron

What Apple Pay means for China

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 a...

18 Sep 2014
Future Finance