Top FinTech Influencers in Italy

January 23, 2017    By : LTP Team

Success in any industry, in financial services especially, is attributed to a combination of factors, including economic conditions, federal support, regulatory environment, the role of the main stakeholders, and, of course, the leadership, expertise and guidance provided by the influencers’

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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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Neosurance Wins “Phase 1” of Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument, the Prestigious European Prize That Supports Research and Innovation

January 20, 2017    By : LTP Team

Neosurance, the innovative startup that proposes technological solutions for insurance companies, has been selected by the European Commission as the winner of HORIZON 2020 “Phase 1” – a prestigious European award for research and innovation – thus benefiting from a

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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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Hong Kong: A Home Away From Home for European FinTech Startups

January 17, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Controversial opportunities for FinTech in Europe European FinTech hubs have traditionally been taking leading places among the hottest FinTech communities globally. Nonetheless, in recent years, European FinTech startups faced certain hardships due to political, economic and regulatory changes, affecting the

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The RegTech Effect: Unleashing Innovative Capacity With Cost-Efficient Data Management and Reporting Solutions

January 17, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Compliance consumes innovation opportunities In the financial services industry, compliance is not an option. It is the speed-inhibiting layers of operations that are extremely expensive and becomes even more expensive if not done correctly. Just to understand how expensive and

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Ingenico ePayments Brings Global Payment Capabilities to Messaging Bots in Boost to Conversational Commerce

January 17, 2017    By : LTP Team

New York, US and London, UK. 16 January 2017 – Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, and Ingenico Labs, its innovation department, today announced a solution to provide e-commerce merchants with payment-enabled messaging bots. The

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Millennials Boost Mobile Payment Use in 2016 – Infographic

January 16, 2017    By : LTP Team

A new infographic by Gray Owl Network shows that millennials boosted mobile payment use in 2016: 1. Most consumers and nearly all millennials are using their phones to shop online. 2. In-store price checking is popular among millennials. 3. Millennials

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