30 April 2017

Fintech innovation and startups

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Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

An Incubator for Trading Strategies

25 April 2017  |  2125 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

GLG Partners has hired a head of machine learning. Financial News reports that this is a new role entirely. The article points out that the volume of data that GLG is utilizing is growing. A similar article reports that BlackRock is putting a greater emphasis on computer models. Algos have been around for a while. So these moves make sense. But ho...

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Arturo González Mac DowellEurobits Technologies - Madrid

Why EBA hasn’t understood PSD 2!

07 April 2017  |  4696 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

On Monday 27 March 2017 the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs held a Scrutiny Session on the Final Report on Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on Strong Customer Authentication and common and secure communication under Article 98 of Directive 2015/2366 (PSD2). The scrutiny session is an opportunity for Members of ...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy for EU - How?

20 March 2017  |  3757 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Previous posts have aimed at describing the big picture: •https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/13835/real-time-economy-for-eu---big-picture The very compelling Why - the Mission •https://www.finextra...

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Nicholas Roi
Nicholas RoiPerivan Technology - London

What are the Barriers to FinTech Investment?

15 March 2017  |  10560 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Is 2017 truly a year of investment for fintech innovation as has been suggested? A report at the end of last year by law firm, Mayer Brown, suggested that financial services firms are keen to make an ...

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Michael Pearson
Michael PearsonClarus Investments - London

Assessing the Value Created by Fintech Investment

14 March 2017  |  2506 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The amount of investment in venture capital backed fintech companies is well documented but how much value is being created and how does that relate to the value of established financial services comp...

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Michael Pearson
Michael PearsonClarus Investments - London

Innovative Start-Ups: A Comparison of Metro Bank and Funding Circle

28 February 2017  |  1811 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you were investing in a new financial services business in 2010, would you have chosen to invest in a multichannel bank or a disruptive fintech? Metro Bank and Funding Circle from the UK provide us...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Tap-n-PIN mystery

23 February 2017  |  3532 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Calling payment industry experts for help, as I am at a loss here. Overseas cardholders from several countries can do “tap & PIN” in the UK to make payment transactions above the contactless floor...

Henry Hilska
Henry HilskaConvexity Solutions - New York

PSD2: Challenges and promises for the future of banking

05 January 2017  |  5226 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So, what happened to banking and how did it go from being among the leaders in the development and implementation of technology to the image of being too big and too clumsy and the target of many, sma...

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Michael Carter
Michael CarterBizEquity - Pennsylvania

The Million Dollar Question You Needn't Be Uber To Know

18 August 2016  |  4128 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

What is a business actually worth? Although it is deceptively simple, this may be the most important question you can ever know as a business owner or an advisor. Despite this, the vast majority of bu...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

RegTech - The Rising New Flavour of FinTech Innovation

14 July 2016  |  13435 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

A highly trending and often-heard topic in the financial world is FinTech. And not surprisingly, since the very concept is based on employing disruptive technology to the challenges of the financial w...

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