BBVA Unveils the Champions of the Open Talent 2017 Identity Challenge

May 31, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The world’s biggest challenge for FinTech startups – BBVA Open Talent 2017 – unveiled the first finalists for its 2017 Open Talent competitions, starting off with the key issue of identity. BBVA Open Talent Identity competition was around identity, and

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Disruptive Potential of FinTech Is Higher in Brazil, Says Sergio Furio, CEO of Creditas

May 31, 2017    By : Sílvio Crespo

The potential for disruption in the financial sector is greater in Brazil than in developed countries, in the evaluation of Sergio Furio, CEO of Creditas. The startup received a contribution of R$60 million (about $20 million USD) in February. As a

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Exclusive Interview With Allison Beer, Managing Director, Global Head of Digital Payment Strategy & Partnerships at JPMorgan Chase & Co

May 30, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

Allison Beer is the Managing Director, Global Head of Digital Payment Strategy & Partnerships at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Allison has seen the latest FinTech wave from the early days when she was at American Express, working on what we

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The Rise of RegTech

May 30, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

The onset of the global financial crisis (GFC) had many far-reaching consequences for the financial sector. Not only did it open the regulators’ eyes to the fallibility of the big players, it also revealed the ability of these entities to

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Alternative Lending Meets Traditional Banking: Collaborating Better to Create Long-Term Value

May 29, 2017    By : Rashmi Singh and Rohit Kumar

Alternative lending is one of the fastest-growing areas of FinTech, but its potential remains largely untapped by traditional industry players. For mainstream lenders and investors looking to take part, they will need to identify potential products to offer (personal lending,

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Use Advanced Analytics to Understand Your Forex Trader’s Behavior

May 29, 2017    By : Guy Greenberg

Everyone already knows it: all our online actions are being recorded, whether it’s the first click on an ad, multiple visits to a website, the first registration in the foreign exchange trading platform, a first-time deposit, or pressing the play

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Week in Review: Tulips, Timing, and Transfers

May 28, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” I know many of us are familiar with this

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3 Components Necessary for Success in Any Company’s Data and Analytics Journey

May 28, 2017    By : Juan F. Gorricho

No one can dispute that data has significant value for organizations. We see it every day in how they use data to successfully deliver better customer experiences – whether that means more personalization or better products and services based on

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Big Bang: Identity, Edward Snowden, and Business Models

May 27, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

The amount of news, ideas, and opinions that flood our digital feed, typically, feel disjointed. From the author’s perspective, they are making a timely contribution to the progress of an idea, individual, or industry (well, sometimes they just want likes).

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The FinLab’s Attores Pioneers First-­Ever Digital Certs Blockchain Solution With Ngee Ann Polytechnic

May 26, 2017    By : LTP Team

Singapore, 26 May 2017 – Blockchain may still be a buzzword for many here in Singapore, but at least one startup business – and one Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) – is putting their money where their mouths are. The

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