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Convincing Real-Time Payments Doubters | PYMNTS.com

Convincing Real-Time Payments Doubters | PYMNTS.com | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Linked2pay says real-time payments will make a big splash — yes, even in B2B payments, despite doubt over its security and potential.
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General Electric buys Vancouver startup Bit Stew for $153-million

General Electric buys Vancouver startup Bit Stew for $153-million | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Bit Stew’s co-founders say they planned from the outset to partner and eventually sell to a strategic investor
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Exodus continues from R3 blockchain consortium

Exodus continues from R3 blockchain consortium | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Morgan Stanley is set to become the latest big bank to drop out of the R3 blockchain consortium with Santander also set to exit the group.
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Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity

Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Home to about 870 million people, the countryside will be in the thick of action for the rest of the decade, according to a recent BCG report.
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Bracing for seven critical changes as fintech matures | McKinsey & Company

Bracing for seven critical changes as fintech matures | McKinsey & Company | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
The fintech sector is being shaped by shifting market conditions, new regulations, and changes in consumer demands and behaviors.
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Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Building the IT Stack

Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Building the IT Stack | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Blockchain-based applications developed by SCtech (pronounced “skytech”) players (i.e., softwar
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Singapore and international banks to construct interbank blockchain network

Singapore and international banks to construct interbank blockchain network | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is partnering R3 and a consortium of financial institutions on a proof-of-concept project to conduc
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Why SMEs Are Causing The Banks So Much Pain - Bill.com Eyes Banks' SME Services | PYMNTS.com

Why SMEs Are Causing The Banks So Much Pain - Bill.com Eyes Banks' SME Services | PYMNTS.com | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Bill.com says banks are challenged to provide SME services the right way, but the pain points are strong if they lose small business customers.
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P2P pioneer Zopa applies for banking license

P2P pioneer Zopa applies for banking license | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Zopa, the P2P pioneer that has long brandished its non-bank credentials, has applied to UK regulators to become...a bank.
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Mitsubishi trades virtual currency rewards for employee health and overtime checks

Mitsubishi trades virtual currency rewards for employee health and overtime checks | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Mitsubishi UFJ is testing the use of virtual currency rewards for employees who reduce their overtime hours and practice a healthy lifestyle.
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Eight fintech startups demo at Accenture's Hong Kong investor day

Eight fintech startups demo at Accenture's Hong Kong investor day | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
A select group of leading-edge financial services technology (fintech) companies demonstrated their products and services to dozens of top bank
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Blockchain & back office: a revolutionary change or not? » Banking Technology

Blockchain & back office: a revolutionary change or not? » Banking Technology | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
RT @joergresch: #Blockchain & #backoffice: a revolutionary change or not? https://t.co/dh76Tnqefz https://t.co/hPcxQruKRc
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Israel’s blockchain startups look to disrupt more than banking

Israel’s blockchain startups look to disrupt more than banking | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
A Deloitte report released earlier this year describes 38 Israeli startups currently developing blockchain applications ranging across the entire spectrum of services: security, hardware, new currency, payments, P2P, online commerce, and social...
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Airtel pilots India's first Payments Bank

Airtel pilots India's first Payments Bank | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Telecoms giant Bharti Airtel has launched the first of India's new wave of 'payments banks', going live with a pilot across the state of Rajasthan.
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SOFE Berlin: Swift unveils blockchain proof-of-concept

SOFE Berlin: Swift unveils blockchain proof-of-concept | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Swift has taken the wraps off its first blockchain proof-of-concept and pledged to become more vocal and engaged with the community in driving th
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Blockchain technologies could transform government services

Blockchain technologies could transform government services | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
With the current election season sparking yet another conversation about how government can better monitor our elections and deliver secure services, emerging..
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Millennials Championing Increased Use of Chatbots in Retail

Millennials Championing Increased Use of Chatbots in Retail | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Survey by [24]7 finds that millennials leading adoption of messaging apps, embracing live chat and chatbots, but they still want to talk to humans when needed.
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PwC’s Vulcan fuses three blockchain providers into one fintech solution

PwC’s Vulcan fuses three blockchain providers into one fintech solution | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Financial technology consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced the release of its new fintech platform, Vulcan Digital Asset Services, designed to
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SEB invests in machine learning outfit Now Interact

SEB invests in machine learning outfit Now Interact | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Swedish bank SEB has invested around US$1.6 million in Now Interact, a local startup that has built a machine learning-based platform that helps firm
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Fintech startups bedding deeper into the banking value chain - McKinsey

Fintech startups bedding deeper into the banking value chain - McKinsey | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
The fintech phenomenon is moving away from an obsessive focus on front-end customer experience, extending the reach of startups into at least 30 ne
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Helping Emerging Markets Land The Leapfrog Opportunity

Helping Emerging Markets Land The Leapfrog Opportunity | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
ACI Worldwide explains why the traditional payment opportunities may not fit for emerging markets.
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Sweden could become the first major country to issue a national digital currency

Sweden could become the first major country to issue a national digital currency | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Notes and coins in circulation have fallen by 40% since 2009 in Sweden. Riksbank is considering issuing a digital 'ekrona' in response.
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The rise of the fintech bots

The rise of the fintech bots | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Want to know if chatbots are gaining ground on apps? Look at the data. A Citi analyst, for example, reported that bots are growing at a much faster pace than mobile apps did at this same stage.
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Microsoft Accelerator - Enterprise Readiness of Indian Startup Ecosystem [Report]

Microsoft Accelerator - Enterprise Readiness of Indian Startup Ecosystem [Report] | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
Over the years, the need for digital transformation has created a demand for startup technologies across all sectors, lowering the entry barriers for the startups. However, during our conversations with enterprises and startups, we could see that the identification of a startup who has the product and team which can scale up as per the enterprise’s needs and deliver continues to be a challenge. In other words, determining the ‘Enterprise Readiness’ of the startup is the bottleneck. In this report, Microsoft Accelerator assesses the maturity of Indian Startup Ecosystem, when it comes to being Enterprise-Ready
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Fintech startups anticipate rise in borrower data since many SMEs will be forced to transact online - The Economic Times

Fintech startups anticipate rise in borrower data since many SMEs will be forced to transact online - The Economic Times | Digital transformation in FSI | Scoop.it
One likely impact of the governments decision Tuesday to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from circulation is expected to be a greater push towards a cashless economy.
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