5 Common IT Modernization Use Cases for Financial Services Organizations

December 6, 2017    By : Owen Garrett

The rise of FinTech has already had huge implications for the financial services industry. From digital currency to digital deposits, financial services organizations are having to divert from their old school ways of closed, monolithic legacy applications. For example, Zelle

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Less-Cash Payments: The Most Transformational Force in FinServ Globally [Curated Content]

November 9, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Apple Pay Cash – Another Manifest to Apple’s Core Values Entering the P2P payments game relatively late, Apple definitely makes the right moves to strengthen its closed ecosystem – the company paired its payment solution with the iMessage platform, enabling

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Daily Review: FinTech, FIs & Investors Are All Aligned in Addressing Market Needs

October 19, 2017    By : LTP Team

It was a busy quarter for deals in FinTech. According to the latest report from FT Partners, banking (including P2P lending), and payments scored the most deals in the period. With innovation in facilitating convenient banking services, comes ever-accelerating fraud

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Daily Review: Singapore is Winning the March Towards Digital Economy

October 18, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Which cities and governments are ahead of the world in adopting digital money, and why is it important? Today’s top picks offer comprehensive answers. Cashless Cities: Realizing the Benefits of Digital Payments Cities account for a large proportion of the

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FinTech Startups Defining the New York FinTech Industry

September 13, 2017    By : LTP Team

New York is one of the hottest FinTech hubs globally and is known to be a notable hub of innovation. For talented entrepreneurs looking to explore New York as the base to disrupt the industry, it’s important to understand the

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Week in Review: FinTech Moats

August 6, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

This week is all about moats. Warren Buffett has popularized the term which is now commonplace in business analysis (and a hallmark of a sustainable business). It’s a great metaphor to describe a business’ competitive advantage – you can easily

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Week in Review: A Lesson from BuzzFeed

July 30, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

BuzzFeed, if you haven’t heard of it, is a digital media company that specializes in making viral content. One of their most successful brands is Tasty. It is their food brand built upon those overhead, time-lapse videos of people making a

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Week in Review: Venmo, Amazon Pay Places, & the Top 21 of AI

July 23, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

This week’s FinTech Week in Review looks at changes in FinTech that are more than the sum of their parts. Payments aren’t about payments and competitions aren’t about winners – they both represent something bigger, more important than the technology

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What Is Zelle and Why Does It Matter?

July 13, 2017    By : Scott Harkey

You would be hard-pressed to miss the news about the recent launch of the person-to-person payments app, Zelle. The company’s parent company, Early Warning Systems (EWS), has released a full barrage of press releases, promoted tweets, and co-branded advertisements with

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Launch of Zelle Is Proof That FinTech Firms Have the Power to Sway Big Banks

June 29, 2017    By : Blake McCall

Since its founding in 2009, Venmo has established itself as one of the premier peer-to-peer money transfer services and one of the most prominent names in FinTech. From its humble beginnings as the brainchild of former college roommates, the app

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