How a FinTech Company and a National Postal Service Reach the Unbanked

November 30, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

Mid-October, FinTech firm conta.MOBI, which provides payment account (including a free version), announced a collaboration with Correios, the state-owned company that operates the national postal service of Brazil. With this partnership, conta.MOBI enables its users to make deposits and withdrawals

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Daily Review: Technology Companies Are Invading the Financial World

November 30, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

“Amazon knows something about me that a bank never will. It knows everything about my revenue, and they know my audience – that’s something that I might not even know. It lets Amazon take this risk that a bank cannot,”

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Creating UX that “Just Feels Right” with Progressive Web Apps – Three Key Feel Good Principles [Video]

November 30, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

On mobile, a seamless user experience can be the difference between success or failure for a product. In this talk, Mustafa Kurtuldu, Senior Design Advocate at Google, and Owen Campbell-Moore, Product Manager at Google, share three key Feel Good Principles

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Why WeChat Is the Swiss Army Knife of the Chinese Digital World

November 29, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Chinese e-commerce colossus Tencent is an elephant in the room that is impossible not to talk about as the company surpasses Facebook in value after a blockbuster year that saw its share price more than double. Tencent makes headlines on

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Daily Review: How AI Is Changing the ‘Fin’ and ‘Tech’ Worlds

November 29, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Annual worldwide AI revenue is projected to grow from $644 million in 2016 to $37 billion by 2025, with top use cases including algorithmic trading strategy performance improvement; static image recognition, classification, and tagging; efficient, scalable processing of patient data;

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How Banks & Regulators are Applying Machine Learning

November 28, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Annual worldwide AI revenue is projected to grow from $644 million in 2016 to $37 billion by 2025, with top use cases including algorithmic trading strategy performance improvement; static image recognition, classification, and tagging; efficient, scalable processing of patient data;

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InsurTech is Hitting Critical Mass: ZhongAn Sold Over 7 Bn Policies to 490 Mn Customers [Curated Content]

November 28, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Right partnerships will define success stories across industries. The insurance and financial services industries are the ones to benefit the most as it becomes clear that technology companies can bring efficiency into processes and redefine business models. InsurTech InsurTech Is

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The Secret Sauce

November 27, 2017    By : Mehul Desai

We have a historical basis for establishing that money – fiat, commodity or otherwise – is a state-backed utility. And for good reason! What is more important is the understanding and agreement that this has to become the basis of

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How AI Startups Must Compete with Google [Video]

November 27, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

“Cloud is the biggest computing platform the humanity has ever created. <…> The marriage between AI and the cloud is the perfect vehicle to democratize AI.” In an enlightening conversation, Dr. Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University

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Next Money São Paulo 2017: Spotlight on Blockchain

November 24, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

The Next Money Global Conference Edition São Paulo held at the beginning of November (the only one in Latin America), brought together entrepreneurs, technology, and financial companies, specialists and investors. One of the most commented themes in various panels, even

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