Exclusive Interview: Leigh Gilmore – FinTech Conference Disruptor

May 13, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

After getting a great response from Leigh’s first article, we wanted to talk with Leigh to understand what she’s doing differently, why FinTech, and understand what you can get from attending. If you can make it to the DC area

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Citi Unveils 103 Finalists to Showcase Integrity Solutions to Citi & Ally Executives, Government Entities & Special Guests

May 12, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Announced in February 2017, Citi Tech for Integrity (T4I) Challenge – a global initiative to source solutions to promote integrity, accountability, and transparency in the public sector – brought together 80+ allies and contributors including governments, regulators, Fortune 500 Tech

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MEDICI now! The Expowealth Story

May 12, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new Financial Technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado…

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‘Never Leave Home Without It’

May 11, 2017    By : Mehul Desai

Most definitions of the wallet refer to it as a pocket-sized case – typically made of leather or some fabric – for carrying money and cards. Historically, there is a broader interpretation where the money and cards can be replaced with

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Facial Recognition in Payments: Evolution

May 11, 2017    By : Chetan Shah

Imagine wearing a device like the Google Glass (now defunct), loaded with software that could recognize each and every object as you pass along the street or inside your home or office. Add humans to the list of objects and

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India’s Alipay or WeChat Pay Could Be a Young Private Bank or Progressive NBFC

May 10, 2017    By : Amit

In many parts of the world, tech companies (TechFins and FinTechs) are beginning to dominate the FinTech scene except India. BATs (Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent) and Internet finance in China dominate the market now. PayPal (Braintree and Venmo), Stripe and

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The Era of Digital Has Arrived in Capital Markets, and Collaboration Will Pave the Way Forward

May 10, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Until recently, the FinTech community globally has been deeply vested in conquering payments and lending businesses. In fact, payments and lending have steadily been the most funded and represented FinTech segments around the world. In the years ahead, however, the

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Apply Now for BBVA Open Talent Artificial Intelligence to Join International A-Players in the World’s Biggest Challenge for FinTech Startups

May 9, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Launched in March 2017, the world’s biggest challenge for FinTech startups – BBVA Open Talent 2017 – moves onto the next milestone after closing applications for BBVA Open Talent Identity. With its next challenge, BBVA is opening the hunt for

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Chip Cards: Did They Make Our World More Secure?

May 9, 2017    By : Frank Mogollon

The replacement of magnetic cards has shifted the threat matrix from the card to the consumer – and we’re more at risk than ever Bank fraud is a big, ripe and juicy target. For many of us, it’s very satisfying

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How FinTech Can Modernize SME Supply Chains

May 8, 2017    By : Sufian Farrukh

‘FinTech’ – not so new anymore but an alluring phenomenon for global supply chains. For those who fancy knowing ‘what is a FinTech?’ or simply ‘financial technology,’ it is an industry composed of both startups and established financial and technology

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