FINTECH BLOG

WHAT'S TRENDING IN THE FINTECH ARENA RIGHT NOW

Follow our blog for expert insights into the FinTech sector. Read on for articles, news and thought leadership pieces on a selection of trending topics, including AI, VR, and robotics.

We talk to Emma Steeley, Commercial Director at Accountscore about open banking and the Accountscore products Tell us a bit about AccountScore and your products and services on offer. AccountScore provides beautifully categorised and organised bank transaction data. In addition, we have created consents.online which is an AISP providing branded Open Banking as a Service
I had the pleasure of joining the judging panel for a recent Stemettes hackathon run with Schroders. It was the most fun I’ve had at an event in ages (bearing in mind that FinTECHTalents hasn’t run yet…) and if you are thinking that the challenge of creating a mobile app to encourage Savings and Investing
We are delighted to announce that 11:FS have come on board as a media partner for FinTECHTalents 2018. We are huge fans of their podcast series and are keen to see what the team comes up with for the Festival edition of Fintech After Dark. Watch this space over the coming months for future announcements.
PSD2 has been designed to increase competition in the payment industry in Europe. Third party access also positions large tech providers with their sizable universe of users (think Alipay, Google, Facebook) and other large global payment providers as a real competitive threat to the European payment services industry. Economies of scale can be created through
As Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the UK, noted during a keynote at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) in London, attitudes towards the dream of the internet are in danger of souring. The promise of tech driven progress has been tainted and, as the narrative goes, been scuppered by corporate interests, an engine
In and amongst numerous conversations around innovation and ecosystems across many panels at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), the issue of tech talent was mentioned again and again. Great ideas, customer centricity, new business models, innovative tech are not driven by machines (yet) but by humans. Institutions (big and small) flagged the issue of
AI and ethics transparency
Award-winning insurtech company, Spixii, explores the three features the insurance industry must consider to ensure AI better protects individuals and restores the trust between insurance companies and their customers.
Apprenticeship route to industry
We caught up with Jack Parsons, CEO of Big Youth Group, to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2018, and discuss the importance of apprenticeships for the future of work and society as a whole.
CharlieIndia
Charlie-India is revolutionising the traditional approach to invoicing solutions through its unique data-exchange platform. It allows banks and fintechs to implement the technology at a much faster pace than traditional API solutions.
Cloud migration
Valentina Kristensen, Head of Communications at OakNorth, explores several of the IT issues holding banks back when it comes to cloud migration.
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