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Caroline McClelland

Generate more app downloads with app store optimisation

If you’ve had a mobile app developed, you’re doing a great job ensuring your business thinks mobile first. But, are enough people discovering and downloading your app? Getting your app discovered is o...

24 Nov 2016
Carlo R.W. De Meijer

Blockchain: how to make it operational in your company?

Today, I was invited to participate in a Challenge meeting at the Euroforum Fintech event in Amsterdam. My challenge was the following. Suppose we are somewhat further in time. Blockchain is far beyon...

23 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Autumn Statement and the Impact for UK FinTech

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced the Autumn Statement 2016. “I want to tackle the long lasting problem of fastest growing start up tech firms being snapped up by bigger c...

23 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Technology at the heart of new lending models

The short to medium term lending market is diverse, comprising customers entering the credit market for the first time as well as those re-entering. The first-timers often include students or migran...

23 Nov 2016
Michael Carter

How A Business Valuation Can Help Your Insurance Needs

The consequences for under-insured businesses are one of the most series issues that business owners face today. The value of insurance and a company’s chosen policies become truly apparent when a cri...

22 Nov 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Carlo R.W. De Meijer

Blockchain may fuel the energy industry

When talking about blockchain, up till recently there was not much happening in the energy industry. At least not in the spotlights. But that is rapidly changing. In April 2016, the ‘said’ world’s fir...

22 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Smartphones, Strong Authentication and Cardholder Expectation

Brave New World Would you believe, we still rely on fifteen-year-old technology for today's internet payment security? So much has changed in that time, the exciting news is we’re about to make a big...

22 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Is there really any alternative to a mobile digital engagement strategy?

Mobile banking apps are used more than 7,610 times per minute according to research by BBA As Bill Gates famously said: “Banking is essential, banks are not.” According to research by BBA and Statist...

22 Nov 2016
Nigel Farmer

Are Smart Contracts getting smarter?

Last week saw the second R3 smart contract template contract summit, following on from June’s summit and Barclays demonstration at the London O2 in April. Dr. Lee Braine from Barclays stated in Apri...

22 Nov 2016
Ivy Schmerken

Equity Trading Update: Relationships, Liquidity and IOIs

With stricter regulations, capital constraints and technology costs impacting the sell side, large brokers are rationing their services and this trend is being felt on equity trading desks. Brokers

21 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Facebook thwarts Admiral but is the use of social media data inevitable?

Where a data gap exists, social media and other alternative data sources can open the door to previously excluded potential customers. How realistic is it to close the door on its use? Earlier this m...

21 Nov 2016
Tayloe Draughon

Algo Development and Ethics

At the forefront of Regulation AT has been a discussion on CFTC access to source code. That issue has been fought with strong opinions on both side of the argument. Regardless of any regulations, what...

21 Nov 2016
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