Daily Review: Defining the Future of Payments, Visa Bets on Biometrics

December 7, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The biometrics market is expected to experience a substantial growth over the coming years. Some estimates suggest that by 2020, global mobile biometric market revenues will reach $34.6 billion annually. Mobile technology is believed to become a major force in

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20 Outstanding FinTech Startups in Brazil Recognized by Visa in 2017

September 4, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

In Latin America and the Caribbean, there are 703 FinTech firms, 230 of which are in Brazil, according to a study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Finnovista. Visa, one of the largest financial institutions globally, keeps an eye

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7K+ FinTech Startups Globally Will Fall Victim to Consolidation in FinServ

August 28, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Bright long-term legacy coupled with gloomy mid-term expectations FinTech aficionados could argue endlessly about the power gained by FinTech in the financial services industry, and they wouldn’t be completely wrong. Indeed, 7,000+ financial technology startups around the world are proving

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MEDICI now! The IPGPAY Story

July 21, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

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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Banks, FinTech and Small-Business Finance – Interview With Janet Zablock, Head of Global Small Business, Visa

July 7, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Small businesses present a strong community-building and economy-driving force in any nation. Countries that were able to establish the most business-friendly regulatory environments for setting up and running a business are often indicated as the most prosperous. The small business

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Insights from Google and Facebook at the Future of Digital Banking, Asia Pacific – Hosted by MarketForce

April 3, 2017    By : LTP Team

“The Future of Digital Banking: Asia-Pacific” was hosted by Marketforce on March 21 and 22, 2017 in Singapore. The conference managed to bring together an interesting set of C-suite, senior bankers, industry experts, tech companies and the startup community. Bankers

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The Real Gatekeepers of FinTech are Financial Institutions

December 17, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

As groundbreaking and disruptive proprietary solutions may seem to their creators, their success in the market is rarely attributed solely to a solution itself – especially when it comes to financial technology. The surrounding ecosystem and critical industry stakeholders are

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FinTech at Money20/20 Europe 2016: What Did the First Day of the Conference Reveal?

April 5, 2016    By : Sofia

April 4 was the first day when one of the most important events in FinTech was rolled out. Money20/20 in Europe started out with some very interesting announcements and insights from financial industry players such as BBVA, Visa & MasterCard,

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Everything You Wanted to Know About FinTech at MWC 2016 in Barcelona

February 24, 2016    By : Sofia

One of the most prominent events of 2016 – Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – has gathered more than 90,000 visitors from around the world to see and talk about the latest trends, technology and innovative solutions in mobile. CEOs

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Wirecard to Become Strategic Development Partner of Visa Europe Collab / Cooperation to Serve the FinTech Space

January 24, 2016    By : LTP Team

ASCHHEIM, Germany- [Press Release] -Wirecard Technologies GmbH, a subsidiary of the leading specialist for payment processing and financial technology Wirecard AG, has announced entering a partnership with Visa Europe Collab, an initiative from Visa Europe that operates Innovation Labs in Berlin,

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