From Open Banking Towards Open Everything

February 13, 2017    By : Milos Dunjic

Open Banking initiatives bring technology at the forefront of finance by encouraging (sometimes even mandating) secure underlying account data sharing by banks. The main purpose is to enable third parties, mostly FinTech players, to utilize the open access to banking

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How to Get Banks to Work With Your Startup

February 12, 2017    By : Christian Ruppe

For many startup companies, specifically FinTech startups, signing up a financial institution (FI) as a customer or partner is the ultimate form of validation. You see other startups announcing these deals, but for whatever reason, you haven’t been able to

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Demographic Diversity & the Persistence of Traditional Payments Among Digital Natives

February 11, 2017    By : Ken Kruszka

They may be the most closely tracked generation in human history. But it’s remarkable how much we’ve gotten wrong about Millennials. Marketing strategies devised for Millennials by older generations have been based on bad intuition, poorly curated data, and unquestioned,

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How InsurTech Empowers Incumbents’ Market Leadership

February 10, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Some professionals argue that the only path to sustainable growth is to work with incumbents in the industry. Indeed, startup-institution relationships (whether its Carrier-InsurTech, or Bank-FinTech cases) have evolved from competition to a beautiful friendship, bringing out the best and

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What Is the Future of Revel With New Owner and CEO?

February 10, 2017    By : Vladislav Solodkiy

After many months of speculation about a potential acquisition by IBM or private equity firms, point-of-sale payments company Revel Systems announced that WCAS (Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe) has led a large growth round in the company that will make

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31 FinTech Companies Transforming Institutional Investments and Trading

February 9, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Institutional investors control a significant amount of financial assets around the world despite attempts from automated investments apps to open up the market to casual, consumer-investors. The rapid adoption of innovative technology by the startup ecosystem allowed an extensive expansion

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How Indian Banks Are Leapfrogging Global Counterparts in Collaborating With FinTech

February 9, 2017    By : LTP Team

The traditional financial service industry is in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing the façade of a century-old industry. New-age enterprises called FinTech startups are presenting a credible threat to incumbent banks who have taken cognizance of

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How AI Will Become the Most Defining Technology for the Banking Industry

February 8, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Artificial intelligence is here to stay, and 2017 will be about the adoption of ML/AI by the FinTech community and beyond. Experts agree that FinTech companies will harness this technology to make better decisions and offer improved solutions – they

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5 Ways Financial Companies Can Harness the Power of Digital Disruption in 2017

February 8, 2017    By : Tariq Scott Bokhari

Have you ever wondered why legions of taxi companies never tried to steal Uber’s thunder by building their own cab-hailing app? Taxi Magic tried it. Who? Right. It didn’t go well. I’ll leave the case study to Harvard Business School,

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Blockchain Technology: From Hype to Reality – A Survey Report by LTP in Partnership With Infosys Finacle

February 7, 2017    By : LTP Team

Blockchain technology and the innumerable buzzwords associated with it have been extensively circulated within the financial technology circles globally for well over past two years. The technology, which started gaining traction since late 2014 saw a peak in investments through

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