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Disruptive Financial Services, chemes, business models. Alternative Currencies. Alternative payments, Circular economy.
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Banks join forces to fend off fintech competition

Banks join forces to fend off fintech competition | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
The group wants to develop new digital services in a bid keep a swathe of start-ups looking to transform financial services at bay
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How Human-Centered Design Can Improve Financial Inclusion

How Human-Centered Design Can Improve Financial Inclusion | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Fashionable mobile money services for the poor tend to ignore the people they are serving.
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Can Banks Master Disruptive Innovation?

Can Banks Master Disruptive Innovation? | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
A whirlwind of innovation activity is under way in FinTech, Innotribe/SWIFT is one of the key orchestrators.
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The future of banks from an experience design perspective

The future of banks from an experience design perspective | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Why banks need to think beyond traditional approaches to customer service and engage them through better experiences
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Snapchat Now Lets You Send Money To Friends Through Snapcash Deal With Square Cash

Snapchat Now Lets You Send Money To Friends Through Snapcash Deal With Square Cash | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
While Venmo, Google Wallet, and more try to take a business approach to peer-to-peer payments, Snapchat today swooped from the consumer side by adding a..
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Breaking down the Dwolla network to its core.

Similarities and differences between Dwolla and Bitcoin can be found here.
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Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’

Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’ | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Twitter. Facebook. AirBnB. Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the $4.2 billion venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has backed them all -- along with dozens of others. His latest project? Upending finance. Bloomberg Markets magazine interviewed Andreessen at the firm’s headquarters in Menlo Park,
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Crypto crowd

Crypto crowd | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
TWO words have made the leap from the technology world to become part of the common cultural lexicon in 2014: Kickstarter and Bitcoin. Kickstarter, the crowdfunding...
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£5 to send money on Facebook with new app - Telegraph

£5 to send money on Facebook with new app - Telegraph | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
A start-up company has claimed to be the first to allow web users to send money "swiftly, securely and cheaply" using social media.
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A migration and remmitances options, reviwe

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The acquisition of FinTech companies is not an alternative to innovation for banks | Claro Partners consulting for service design and business innovation

The acquisition of FinTech companies is not an alternative to innovation for banks | Claro Partners consulting for service design and business innovation | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
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With Cardless ATMs And VR, Banks Are Vying To Out-Nerd Each Other For Your Attention

With Cardless ATMs And VR, Banks Are Vying To Out-Nerd Each Other For Your Attention | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Heartbeat passwords, computer goggles, and nagging fridges. But what of the banks' future visions will actually stick?
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LendingClub leads end-of-year push for tech IPOs

LendingClub leads end-of-year push for tech IPOs | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
The market for technology IPOs is regrouping for an end of year rally, lead by LendingClub.
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Anyone Can Build a Bank

Anyone Can Build a Bank | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Creating and launching a banking service has never been easier, according to Gartner research vice president Kristin Moyer. Speaking at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 on the Gold Coast, Ms. Moyer said non-banks are absolutely changing the rules of the game. Mobile, social, cloud and APIs have opened the door for anyone to deliver banking services quickly
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Why 31% of consumers may dump their bank

Why 31% of consumers may dump their bank | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Sixty-five percent of US consumers would move to a different institution for Internet of Everything services, a Cisco study reveals.
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The Financial Brand: Marketing Insights for Banks & Credit Unions - http://thefinancialbrand.com

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How BuzzFeed mastered social sharing to become a media giant for a new era (Wired UK)

How BuzzFeed mastered social sharing to become a media giant for a new era (Wired UK) | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
How did BuzzFeed grow from a much-mocked LOL to be a media-industry WTF? Wired finds out
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Great review of Buzzfeed's editorial and design data and analytics driven content strategy

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Picking the 'Apple' of Financial Services

Picking the 'Apple' of Financial Services | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
New ways to bank and zap money from one place to another seem to pop up on our pages virtually every day lately.One story will profile the latest twist with Bitcoin, the anonymous, electronic
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Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts | TechCrunch

Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts | TechCrunch | Disruptive Finance | Scoop.it
Amex has extended its Twitter sync feature to enable customers who have synced their Amex account information with Twitter to also pay for certain products by tweeting purchase hashtags.
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