Paylib, the mobile wallet developed by a consortium of French banks, is set to introduce person-to-person payments utilising customer phone numbers.
In 2016, the BNP Paribas Group began to partner with Plug and Play – the Silicon Valley-based international innovation platform linking startups with larger corporations and investors – through Bank of the West, the Group’s subsidiary in California.
Finlabs is a joint programme by Bank of the West and L’Atelier BNP Paribas. It combines L’Atelier’s unique experience in creating partnerships with start-up companies that develop innovative financial technologies, and the BNP Paribas Group.
Aareal Bank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank and NETS Group have joined with Silicon Valley-based innovation platform Plug and Play to create a fintech centre of excellence in Frankfurt.
BNP Paribas is inviting property investors to don a virtual reality headset to meet with brokers and take a 3D tour of prospective house purchases.
BNP Paribas has led a $30 million funding round in artificial intelligence outfit Digital Reasoning. Barclays and Square Capital also participated, as well as previous investors Goldman Sachs, Nasdaq, Lemhi Ventures, HCA, and the Partnership Fund for New York City.
OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that BNP Paribas Personal Finance, a subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group specialising in consumer credit and mortgage lending, is using OpenText Exstream to assist in streamlining all of its communications flows exchanged with its customers.
BNP Paribas has launched a new investment fund to take direct minority stakes in innovative startups that are reinventing financial services and insurance.
Marco Polo, a blockchain-based platform for open-account trade finance created by TradeIX and R3 in collaboration with leading global banks, is to move into a live pilot phase following a successful six month proof of concept.
BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces the appointment of Christophe Bonnefoux to the newly-created role of Chief Data Officer. Based in Paris, he joined on 22 January and reports to Fabrice Silberzan, BNPP AM’s Chief Operating Officer.
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