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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Daily Review: The Global Race for Real-Time Payments

December 5, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

“The brave new world of global finance is getting braver. Real-time and near-real-time payments systems have changed the fabric of online commerce.” – Patricia Pozuelo, Enterprise Technology Specialist, Intel The Global Race for Real-Time Payments 30+ countries have real-time payment

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Daily Review: Zelle Processed $1.5 Billion Worth of Payments in October – Up 90% From the Same Month Last Year

November 24, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Pre-Thanksgiving week has been rich on interesting updates across sectors, some of which represent a significant push in adopting new technology, embracing startup partnerships, and expansions into new niches and markets. Lending updates Seeking bigger US presence, Barclays joins crowded

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Daily Review: $2.8 Billion Worth of Transactions Were Sent Over Bitcoin Network in a Single Day in November

November 21, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Bitcoin crosses new highs every other week despite sometimes unfavoring regulations coming into action. Last week was no exception – the value of daily transactions sent through Bitcoin network went from $200 million for the most part if January to

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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: Which Are the Three Major Hubs of Innovation Adoption in Payments?

October 31, 2017    By : LTP Team

“Australia is fast becoming a less-cash society,” a report by the Australian Payments Network said in May, noting how ATM withdrawals fell by 22% in the past five years amid declining use of cash. “Australians are embracing the convenience of

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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: Everything is New Again – Mortgages, Payments, and Raising Money

July 16, 2017    By : Patrick Rivenbark

It’s the dead of summer (or winter depending on where you are in the world) but it feels a bit like spring this week in FinTech. The opportunities in the industry seem endless as more and more people focus on

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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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