Bill Payments & Billing Solutions in the US for Institutional and Consumer Use

March 27, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

As paper-based processes are becoming a matter of obsolescence, bill payments and billing software and apps are rapidly taking over. The result is an opportunity for users to take control over their bills, and for organizations to implement seamless, cost-efficient

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FinTechStage in Partnership With LTP Invites Innovators to the Most Relevant, Hyper-Connected, and Tech-Savvy FinTech Event in Milan

March 24, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The LTP Team is proud to announce a partnership with the FinTechStage, the most relevant, hyper-connected, entertaining, tech-savvy and inspiring FinTech event, which will take place in Milan on May 4–5, 2017. FinTechStage is a conference with an unconventional format

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Civic Tech & GovTech: An Overlooked Lucrative Opportunity for Technology Startups

March 22, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Civic technology, or Civic Tech, is defined as a technology that enables greater participation in government or otherwise assists government in delivering citizen services and strengthening ties with the public. In other words, Civic Tech is where the public lends its

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MEDICI now! The RentReporters Story

March 16, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado…

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Why You Should Apply for Citi Tech for Integrity (T4I) Challenge Right Now

March 10, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The Citi Tech for Integrity (T4I) Challenge is an open innovation competition to source solutions to promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector. The T4I Challenge is structured as a global accelerator competition with a robust curriculum and

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How to Successfully Navigate in a Complex AI-Focused Ecosystem in the Year of Accelerated Adoption

March 8, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

2017 Will be a Year of AI and Its Accelerated Adoption “As the capabilities of AI evolve, FinTech companies will harness this technology to make better decisions and offer improved solutions. They’ll make use of predictive analytics to break down

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Scouting for the Top 21 – AI Startups Transforming the FinServ Value Chain: International Hunt Starts on MEDICI

March 7, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

In partnership with Generali, Accenture, BBVA, Mediolanum, CheBanca!, Old Mutual, Wells Fargo, ING and BNP OpenUp, MEDICI launches Top 21 – AI Startups Transforming the FinServ Value Chain Award.     In response to tremendous success of MEDICI Top 21

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The Multilateral Concept of Inclusion: Going Beyond the Formal Financial System

March 4, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The concept of inclusion has traditionally been associated with financial access, giving way to a multitude of companies and initiatives aiming to extend access to the formal financial system. Technology and science, no doubt, play a critical role in facilitating

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Alternative Credit Scoring in the US: Innovators Applying Data Science to Unlock Financial Potential of ‘Thin-File’ Individuals

March 1, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Over the past 10 years, over a third (34.2%–36.9%) of the US population has been steadily categorized as having a subprime credit score (>620, which is considered to be a bad credit score). And even that part of the population

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RegTech Companies in the US Driving Down Compliance Costs to Enable Innovation

February 25, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Regulatory and compliance issues are some of the most important, complex and resource-consuming problems to solve for any organization, especially for startups with limited resources. Over decades of development, regulatory requirements and documentation have grown into a matter of special

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