Plug and Play FinTech Opens Startup Applications for its Third Batch

November 23, 2015    By : Ruth

Call for Applications for Financial Technology Startups to Apply to Plug and Play FinTech SUNNYVALE, CA [Press Release] – Plug and Play’s FinTech Platform of Innovation has been growing rapidly over the past year and has opened applications for its

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54% of Respondents Say Blockchain Will Provide a Solution for FIs (Infographic)

November 20, 2015    By : Ruth

While exposure to FinTech companies grows, concerns over regulatory and reticence by corporate/institutions to adopt new technologies appear to be key roadblocks for growth in the coming year. “The attendees at the FinTech Mashup event validated what FinTech companies around

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11 Epic Outcomes of China’s Singles Day Event

November 19, 2015    By : Ruth

November marks the commencement of holiday shopping around the globe. E-shoppers in China kicked off the season with record breaking numbers. Here is an instant replay of 11 epic outcomes of China’s Singles Day event. 1. The Midnight Madness Eager

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ShopWithMe Creates Experiential Smart Stores to Re Engage Shoppers

November 11, 2015    By : Ruth

While online and mobile e-commerce has gained much of the attention of e-shoppers, physical retail stores will have to become more innovative and connected to consumers. Taking on the challenge of fusing both the online and offline experiences in the

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Santander Group and Meniga Set to Deploy a Global Personal Finance Management Initiative

November 11, 2015    By : Ruth

The Santander Group has selected Meniga, the largest white-label PFM (Personal Finance Management) software provider in Europe, to deploy a global banking PFM initiative across all Santander Group markets. The Meniga platform will be used to develop customized data solutions

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Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Fosters Commitment Issues

November 6, 2015    By : Ruth

Singles in China can save the date, but they won’t need a plus one for this celebration. November 11, 2015, marks the 6th annual promotion of Singles’ Day in China. In 2009, Alibaba started the November 11 celebration of singletons

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The Plague of Payment Paranoia Appears to Be in Remission

November 3, 2015    By : Ruth

When topics of compromising data breaches or malware corruption make the headlines in the media, the coverage usually concerns big organizations like Sony, Target or Home Depot. Oftentimes, consumers have suppressed the infliction and may have thought it was bound to

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Mobile POS Providers Haven’t Reached A Tipping Point Yet

October 29, 2015    By : Ruth

Every day, small businesses are inundated with yet another service or device to process payments, claiming to make “this one” better, faster and more secure than the “last one.” Merchants, cashiers and clerks are finding themselves just as frustrated with

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The Right Chemistry Can Offer Catalytic Growth for FinTech Startups

October 28, 2015    By : Ruth

A new study published by Capital One Growth Ventures will add a new perspective on what the FinTech startup community is seeking from banks and venture capital executives. FinTech innovators have proven to be tenacious in their quest to overcoming

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Banks will need Brains, Heart and Courage to get out of Oz

October 24, 2015    By : Ruth

Consumer Banking in America is as romanticized as the tale of the Wizard of Oz. In many ways, the American banking experience can be related to the 1930s classic movie with Emerald City being the idealistic banking institution. If you

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