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Priya LakshmiWipro - London

Un-’block’ your business 1.0: Combining Machine Learning and Blockchain for Capital Efficiency

6 hours ago  |  2534 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This is the first of my series of blogs on how businesses can use the power of Blockchain technology to un-‘block’ the inefficiencies in their current models and practices. Almost every paper or blog you will read on the technology will start with Satoshi Nakamoto and explain what Blockchain technology basics are. I am going to skip the basics and...

Nischala Murthy KaushikBlockchain and AWS Cloud, Wipro - Noida

Blockchain is a new way of thinking?

20 September 2017  |  7490 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

A while ago, I was driving an enterprise wide strategic marketing campaign. Given the nature of the campaign, business importance, impact and reach, I was fairly guarded on the planning and operating model for execution. In simple words - it was a centralized model with well-controlled checks and balances. In one of the checkpoint calls, feedback ...

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Chris Brown
Chris BrownTrusek - Amersham

Who else will eat the banks' lunch?

15 September 2017  |  4766 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

An industry has built up due to the inability of banks to work together directly. PayPal ($70.7B) first came into existence to add a layer of ease and security to the card schemes because the card sc...

TagsInnovationOpen APIs
Kunal Patel
Kunal PatelStartupbootcamp/Supercharger FinTech Accelerators - Mumbai, India

FinTech vs. TechFin

13 September 2017  |  6645 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As someone who has worked within the FinTech scene for the past 3 years now, I've seen a lot of ups and downs. The industry continues to grow, even amid the challenging regulatory environments. I atte...

Anthony  Walton
Anthony WaltonIliad Solutions - Leeds

World Economics Forum, analysis of the outlook for Fintech

12 September 2017  |  8029 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The World Economic Forum has just completed one of the most thoroughgoing studies into the effect of fintech on the financial services industry. Although ‘Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment of Dis...

Keith Stonell
Keith StonellGuidewire - London

Rise of Financial Services Insurtech Mirrors Medieval Peasants' Lives

08 September 2017  |  6275 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Historians use eras to help map out the big gearshifts in economic and social change in retrospect. For the people who lived during those periods, well-known historical terms like the Middle Ages woul...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Nischala Murthy Kaushik
Nischala Murthy KaushikBlockchain and AWS Cloud, Wipro - Noida

Blockchain in Action : Round-up of blockchain stories from Aug 2017

05 September 2017  |  6019 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last month, I had published a post here on FinExtra titled Blockchain in Action : Round-up of blockchain stories from July 2017 . A month down the lane, I was curious to look at recent developments i...

Sarah Jackson
Sarah JacksonEquiniti - London

How 'Hard Mark' Credit Checks are Quietly Costing Consumers

24 August 2017  |  9497 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is not unreasonable for consumers to assume that they should be able to assess their eligibility for a loan without damaging their future prospects. The majority of lenders perform hard credit chec...

TagsRetail banking
Paul Underwood
Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

10 years of contactless

21 August 2017  |  8574 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is staggering to write this down, but contactless in the UK is nearly ten! And it’s exciting that ‘tap and go’ payments are going from strength to strength. Since the introduction of contactless ca...

Shivasankari Bhuvaneswaran
Shivasankari BhuvaneswaranHabile Technologies - Chennai

What do prominent P2P players think of the RBI regulations?

05 August 2017  |  14413 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Following the US and UK models, RBI is all set to jump on the bandwagon of regulating the P2P space with strict guidelines. The norms being finalised are expected to release in a few weeks, how are th...

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