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Maxson Tee

Five top tips for fintech app developers

As more banks look to distribute new Fintech apps that integrate with core banking services as part of their platform strategies, opportunities for developers to respond with new apps are on the rise....

1 m
Fintech
Paul White

Innovation About to Overtake Regulation - Fuelled by Regulation

For several years, the narrative in financial technology has essentially argued, “The post-crisis period and its focus on heavy regulation is over. Enter Innovation.” That narrative was born of—and re...

38 m
Fintech
Jesse Champagne

Checks Are Dying, And Prepaid Is Thriving

Say goodbye to the check, because their days as a widely used method of payment are numbered. Thanks to ever-improving technology, electronic payments can be made easier, faster, and more securely tha...

1 h
Sam Goffman

You might have missed it: Constantinople hardfork new date and Dash anniversary

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are developing cryptocurrency, the volume of Bitcoin transactions has increased by 63% over the past ten months, and other news of the past days. Bitcoin fell...

3 h
Financial Inclusion
Vasyl Soloshchuk

Research: You spend 50 percent extra time and money if your development vendor isn't into fintech

You’d think by now fintech companies must have a clue about finding the right software development vendor, but as it turns out many of them still don’t. Over the years of working in this industry, we'...

5 h
High performing teams
Yousaf Hafeez

Five financial markets trends in 2019

Looking forward to the year ahead to try and predict some of the most significant trends that will steer the financial markets forward in 2019 has become a tradition amongst financial technologists. A...

8 h
Eleanor Stevenson

Sterling bounces as markets price in a softer Brexit

The huge margin of defeat suffered by Theresa May's withdrawal agreement paradoxically boosted the Pound last Tuesday, which finished the week atop the G10 rankings. A string of weak economic data fro...

9 h
Fintech
Shirish Netke

The Red Pill Realities of Anti Money Laundering

Money laundered through the banking system is estimated to be over 2 trillion dollars a year. A recent study by BAFT (Bankers Association of Finance and Trade) estimates that 1% of the proceeds from f...

20 Jan 2019
Banking Regulations
Martin Haering

Supporting Fintechs in engaging with financial institutions

Towards the end of 2018, the British Standards Institution (BSI) published a set of guidelines, advising Fintechs how best to engage with financial institutions with the goal of delivering a successf...

17 Jan 2019
Fintech
Bob Lyddon

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement gives the EU ample scope to continue to spend on the UK's credit card

The Daily Express issued a “shock horror” story on 30th December that the EU was in financial meltdown over the loss of the UK’s budget contributions. This seems overstated. They have no need to worry...

17 Jan 2019
SEPA and European Payments
Patrick Bermingham

Invoicing in the IoT: why connections are key to maximising business value

Start-ups and established companies alike are increasingly interested in the industrial internet of things (IIoT), but many are missing a trick when it comes to payments. Businesses face many challeng...

17 Jan 2019
Innovation in Financial Services
Amy T

How to Leverage Technology to Boost the Performance of Your Company’s Financial Services

Financial services and modern tech go hand in hand, and that should be obvious to anyone who’s been paying close attention to either of the two fields. There’s a lot to gain from tightly integrating m...

17 Jan 2019
Financial Inclusion