How AI is Applied by Data-Driven Organizations [Curated Content]

October 31, 2017    By : LTP Team

Man Group is an example of how AI is put to production at hedge funds. Man Group is one of the world’s largest hedge funds with $96 billion under management. Since 2014, Man has been using machine learning algorithms to

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Which Are the Three Major Hubs of Innovation Adoption in Payments? [Curated Content]

October 31, 2017    By : LTP Team

“Australia is fast becoming a less-cash society,” a report by the Australian Payments Network said in May, noting how ATM withdrawals fell by 22% in the past five years amid declining use of cash. “Australians are embracing the convenience of

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Southeast Fintech Venture Conference Announces Pitch Lineup [Updated]

October 30, 2017    By : LTP Team

Charlotte, NC – November 2, 2017 – The inaugural Southeast Fintech Venture Conference Committee has announced the complete pitch lineup for November 20. The first eight companies were announced on October 23. The 10 additional FinTech companies and Accelerator Partner

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How Your Phone Can Protect You Against Cyber-Fraud

October 26, 2017    By : LTP Team

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and with the recent string of data breaches, protecting assets in an increasingly digital world is at the top of many consumers’ minds. While you’ve probably heard about the importance of enabling two-factor authentication (2FA)

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India FinTech Awards 2017: Meet the Top FinTech Startups

October 25, 2017    By : LTP Team

The India FinTech Awards is a unique initiative by India FinTech Forum to recognize the best emerging FinTech innovations in the thriving Indian ecosystem. The award, in its second edition, provides a prestigious platform for FinTech firms to showcase their

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Smart Token Chain Announces BitMinutes Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

October 25, 2017    By : LTP Team

Roswell, GA USA – Smart Token Chain, a blockchain technology company and FinTech incubator, has announced the ICO (Initial Coin Offering) of BitMinutes. The ICO purchase period will run from November 31, 2017, through December 15, 2017, or whenever the total

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All You Need to Know About PayPal’s Earnings Results [Curated Content]

October 24, 2017    By : LTP Team

An ever-innovative giant in P2P payments exceeds expectations another time with its Q3 earnings results. In Q3 2017, PayPal added 8.2 million net new active accounts – a record addition to the platform in a quarter. PayPal ended the quarter with

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RegTech for Regulators

October 24, 2017    By : LTP Team

R2A is looking for innovators! R2A has launched a competition to identify innovators in Mexico and the Philippines. R2A will award $100,000 per country to two technology innovators to develop RegTech solutions for financial authorities in Mexico and the Philippines.

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NovoPayment Unveils API Platform for Developers

October 24, 2017    By : LTP Team

MIAMI – October 10, 2017 – NovoPayment, a leading enabler of digital financial and transactional services throughout the Americas, today announced the launch of its Developer Hub, the first bank-agnostic application protocol interface (API) portal of its kind offering resources to

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FinTech, FIs & Investors Are All Aligned in Addressing Market Needs [Curated Content]

October 19, 2017    By : LTP Team

It was a busy quarter for deals in FinTech. According to the latest report from FT Partners, banking (including P2P lending), and payments scored the most deals in the period. With innovation in facilitating convenient banking services, comes ever-accelerating fraud

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