The impact of automation on jobs in the financial sector

As electronically driven workforces become a reality, employees ask themselves at what rate will their job sector be affected.  Brickendon CEO Christopher Burke considers the future impact of automation on jobs...

7 things for firms to consider before taking the plunge into AI

Globally ranked influencer and AI expert Mark Lynd runs through the issues that financial organizations should weigh up before rushing into the technology – and the potential pitfalls for those that...

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....

What are Fraud Analytics?

Surges of interest in AI and machine learning have brought Fraud Analytics to the forefront of media debates. In this blog post, we explain their usage and particularly how they will...

Mexico establishes Fintech Law

On Sept. 10 2018, Mexico’s Fintech law finally comes into play. On March 23 2017, a draft for a Financial Technology Law (the Law) was published in Mexico to open the discussion...
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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...

Corda launches new Voltron open platform

Trade finance solution Voltron launched The Voltron initiative has launched an open platform for documentary trade, targeting production on R3’s Corda Enterprise blockchain platform.  But what is Voltron? Voltron’s initial aim is...

Turkey commits to going cashless

Turkey’s recent plunge into financial crisis may not mark the country out as a potential fintech hotspot, but its ambition to go cashless places it among the frontrunners as a destination for...
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Stockholm: Sweden’s Fintech Hub

Back in the 1990s, Sweden began investing heavily in its technology infrastructure. The government wanted all households and businesses across the country to have access to IT infrastructure and broadband to create...
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NASDAQ champions blockchain

Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest exchange by market capitalisation, joins forces with Citi to create an integrated payments solution using a distributed ledger to record and transmit payment instructions When the Nasdaq (National Association of...

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