Devices and Unconventional Channels Are Turning Into Payments Platforms

January 24, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The payments segment was the hottest FinTech segment in 2016 – financial technology companies around the world raised a total of ~$36 billion in financing across over 1500 funding deals from over 1700 unique investors (not taking into account M&A

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Are the Capabilities of Smart Contracts Overblown?

January 24, 2017    By : Milos Dunjic

Smart contracts are discrete computer program units, which are deployed inside blockchain network nodes. Once they are ready for deployment, the one-way hash value of the code is calculated and digitally signed. The one-way hash value, its digital signature, and

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Interview With Charles D’Haussy, Head of FinTech at Invest Hong Kong

January 23, 2017    By : LTP Team

LTP recently had the pleasure of interviewing Charles D’Haussy, Head of FinTech at Invest Hong Kong. Here are excerpts from that interview: LTP: Please tell us about yourself, your experience and current work. Charles d’Haussy: I am Charles d’Haussy,  Head of FinTech

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The ‘Socialization’ of Financial Services

January 22, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Peer networks play an important role in delivering financial services nowadays, bringing the element of social into traditionally corporate-dominated industries. Financial technology startups played a critical role in appropriating social communication and connectivity, building business models based purely on leveraging

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In the Alliance With LTP, IBM, Microsoft, Mastercard and PwC, Citi Kicks off ‘Tech for Integrity (T4I) Challenge’ to Bring Innovation Into Public Sector

January 20, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Amidst FinTech’s hype, entrepreneurs around the world have overlooked one of the greatest innovation opportunities – government. The government is one of the most complex and resource-consuming ecosystems and it’s in desperate need for innovation. In their analysis of conditions

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How FinTech Impacts Purchasing Behavior and Enhances Business Efficiency

January 20, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

  Customer purchasing behavior has been significantly transformed since the accelerated adoption of FinTech solutions, known for their convenience, customer-centricity and emphasis on UI/UX rather than the movement of funds. Technology and experience-focused solutions like PayPal, Venmo, Square, Stripe comprised

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How APIs Are Obliterating Technology Challenges

January 19, 2017    By : Bruce Dragt

We live in a world characterized by rapid communications and transactions. About 97% of Millennials own a mobile device and 51% of them spend more time shopping (buying) on mobile than on desktop. The instant gratification generation that we all have

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LTP Partners With YES Bank’s FinTech-Focused Business Accelerator Program YES FINTECH – Applications Now Open

January 18, 2017    By : LTP Team

  Let’s Talk Payments is pleased to announce it is now the Knowledge Partner for YES FINTECH, a FinTech-focused Business Accelerator program powered by T-Hub (India’s fastest-growing startup engine) and Anthill. LTP is pleased to bring this to FinTechs who

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Relationship of Indian Banks and FinTech Startups Strengthening in 2017

January 18, 2017    By : LTP Team

The digital revolution currently underway in financial services –colloquially called FinTech – has raised some questions on the nimbleness and relevance of the banking fraternity in India. There have been apprehensions about banks being able to create faster, cheaper and

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PaymentAsia Enters WeChat Pay Segment

January 18, 2017    By : LTP Team

PaymentAsia adds WeChat Pay to its umbrella of payment services. With a move to increase their stronghold in Asia. PaymentAsia adds another innovative payment method into their bouquet of online payment services. WeChat Pay is an innovative online payment service

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