ING Polska creates new payment solution

ING creates successful and user-friendly Polish payment gateway The Polish e-commerce and m-commerce markets are growing steadily, by 20% and 40% per annum respectively, according to Deloitte. However, a frequent complaint from customers...

The 5 trade finance consortia testing blockchain

Trade finance; the $10 trillion dollar buttresses which uphold the  $18 trillion trade market. Historically speaking, banks have been the ideal facilitators for international trade, providing payment channels and financing both...

Reinventing the FICO score

Experian, FICO and Fincity have joined forces to create a new credit scoring technology designed for thin-file customers. The new score, named UltraFICO score, leverages consumer-permissioned account data aggregated and distributed by Experian and Finicity....
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The Evolution from banking crisis to startup

Thank you for taking the time to read my opinion on global trends. Although I’m grateful for your time in reading this, I want to make clear that these are mainly...

HSBC and ING Bank pull off blockchain transaction

HSBC and Reliance issued a joint statement announcing their successful completion of a transaction using blockchain. The situation? A blockchain-enabled letter of credit transaction for a trade shipment between Reliance and...

Revolut reveals its latest European target

  With the market nearing saturation point, many challenger banks are becoming satisfied with breaking even at the end of year, but not London’s favourite fintech app. Despite a European customer base...

Bank Bradesco restructures relationship with FIS

Bradesco Banco pulls back from FIS “We’ve enjoyed a successful partnership with FIS for nearly a decade, and we look forward to their continued support of our card payments business,” says Cesário Nakamura, Director...

Standard Chartered revolutionizes lending with Huawei

Standard Chartered and Huawei announced today that they will develop an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution set to revolutionise the way corporates communicate with banks for financing and payments. Rather...
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Société Générale snaps up Treezor

Fintech startup Treezor bought by Société Générale Treezor, the French local banking-as-a-service platform which offers services such as real-time core-banking system, payment, and KYC software has just been acquired by the...

What is Corda?

A run-through of the second largest blockchain enterprise platform. As visible by the kaleidoscope of projects and usage pilots underway, public blockchains have the possibility to offer unrivalled levels of interaction, and...

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