Blockchain Could Unlock Access to Stock Exchanges for Entrepreneurs Worldwide
Entrepreneurs in the developing world seeking capital and investors looking for opportunity. Blockchain is the solution for them both.
The Role Of Verified Digital Identities In The Open Banking Ecosystem
Ask yourself these questions to determine whether your organization is ready for open banking in the U.S.
Brazilian Fintech Nubank Launches Debit Card To Reach 120M Clients
The Brazilian fintech takes another step towards offering a full banking service and extending its reach.
Sloan Review , 12/11/18
Artificial Intelligence Brings Out the Worst and the Best in Us
As AI develops better decision-making skills, leaders may feel threatened and push back.
Insurance Age , 12/11/18
InsurTech Futures: Home insurance app Buzzvault starts trading
The business will trade as a managing general agent and has been backed by Munich Re Digital Partners.
Fintech Startup Plaid Is Now Valued At $2.65 Billion After $250 Million Raise
Plaid has increased its valuation ten-fold in two years, now worth $2.65 billion after a $250 million fundraise led by famed investor Mary Meeker.
Crunchbase News, 12/11/18
These Are The Jobs Early-Stage Startups Want Robots To Do
In startup-land, robot labor is getting a lot more visible.
Can Blockchain Reinvigorate Loyalty Programs?
As participation in loyalty programs continues to lag, interest in the possibilities offered by a blockchain loyalty program is growing.
The Last Mile Of Innovation Will Separate The Leaders From The Laggards
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us and centers less on advances in technology and more on advances in communication and connectivity.
Crowdfund Insider, 12/10/18
Insurtech: the Milken Institute Publishes Report on Innovations in Insurance, Questions Disruption
While insurance may not be considered a 'sexy' industry it is incredibly important (most people consume it) and absolutely enormous at an estimate...
The Journal , 12/10/18
AVID-Wonder Workshop Partnership Brings Coding and Robotics to Classrooms
Nonprofit AVID is working to provide educators with the training, knowledge and skills to teach Wonder Workshop's coding and robotics activities in...
Banking Tech, 12/10/18
Buzzvault app jumps into insurtech space
Home insurance app for a personal asset vault.
Can Scrum Make Innovation Work In The Enterprise?
Almost every company wants to innovate and increase the pace of change and adoption of new processes and technologies that have substantial busines...
Your Next Great Innovation for Your Business Might Come From Another Industry
It is always worth paying attention to what is happening in other sectors, as it led to my success.
PR Newswire, 12/10/18
AI-powered Insurtech, Zesty.ai Closes Series A Funding of US$ 13 Million
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zesty.ai, a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has an...
Business Times, 12/10/18
Living life on the Edge - what Edge Computing means for businesses
HOW do businesses become faster, better, stronger? The answer may lie in Edge Computing, which is increasingly accepted by businesses as a necessit...
Is This The End Of Blockchain?
Blockchain promised to transform many industries – from financial services, to supply chain management, the legal sector, retail and many others. H...
Business Review , 12/10/18
Mastercard and Microsoft start collaboration on user digital identity
Mastercard and Microsoft announced last week a strategic collaboration aimed at improving the way people use and manage their digital identity in o...
Amid AML Efforts, Regulators Focus On FinTech
Much regulatory focus this past week came with headlines on anti-money-laundering efforts, aided by tech. As reported, a number of regulatory agenc...
Are Countries Finally Outgrowing Their Fear of Blockchain?
Switzerland is not the first country to offer a national blockchain program. Australia, Malta, Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Russia, B...
Automating Workflows Is Easier Than You Think
Automation may sound like the domain of developers, but it’s well within the reach of any marketer with a free afternoon and an internet connection.
Enterprise Innovation , 12/10/18
How Mastercard sees Artificial Intelligence
Fintech Innovation spoke to Steve Flinter, practice lead for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Mastercard Labs R&D to try and underst...
Trello acquires Butler to add power of automation
Trello, the organizational tool owned by Atlassian, announced an acquisition of its very own this morning when it bought Butler for an undisclosed ...
Internet of Business, 12/10/18
Agtech: Waitrose to trial autonomous farming robots
UK supermarket chain Waitrose is planning to deploy autonomous robots, from Shropshire-based robotics start-up Small Robot Company, to farm its Lec...
Venture Beat, 12/10/18
Vodafone will hide Ericsson 4G/5G cell antennas under manhole covers
Rather than filling public spaces with small cell towers, Vodafone is deploying a 4G/5G wireless solution that goes into manholes at ground level.
How To Bake Automation Into Your Company's Architecture, From The Ground Up
Automation isn't competing for human jobs; it's enabling us to work better and smarter.
5G is actually going to become a thing in 2019
For real this time. And it will cost you.
The Hill, 12/10/18
Why the 5G race matters
A half-century ago we were challenged to invent our way to a new future. It’s time to lead again.
The Seattle Times , 12/09/18
Robotics startup developing an electric scooter that repairs itself
As their devices have spread across the country this year, electric scooter companies have been criticized for deploying models that break apart in...
Valued at over $1.2 billion, Toss is Korea’s first fintech unicorn
Toss will close the year handling 10% of all P2P online money transfers in Korea’s banking system, its founder has estimated, at par with the count...
Impact Alpha, 12/09/18
Cross River secures $100 million to help fintech firms tap mainstream banking
ImpactAlpha, December 9 – New Jersey-based community bank Cross River’s mission is to boost financial inclusion by helping financial tech ventures ...
The Sydney Morning Herald , 12/06/18
Innovation has lost its meaning: StartupAus
The message has been lost for the importance of Australia's technology industry and startups are finding it harder to secure funding.
We need rigorous 5G testing before we get in the driverless car
Autonomous vehicles will rely heavily on next generation networks
Future Farming , 12/06/18
$ 2 billion expected to be invested in agtech in 2018
As of the third quarter of 2018 $1.6 billion has been invested in agtech globally.
3 Keys to Disruptive Innovation
Innovation needs to be part of every company's business plan, and it must be strategically followed over the long haul. How does your business stac...
No OnePlus 5G phone for Verizon in the first half of 2019
Despite the OnePlus 6T supporting Verizon's network, don't expect a formal partnership soon.
Insurance Journal, 12/06/18
AIG Chief Data Officer DalleMule Jumps to Insurtech Startup Planck
Planck Resolution, AI-based data platform for commercial insurance, has hired Leandro DalleMule as general manager, North America. Prior to joining...
Credit Unions Jump On The FI-FinTech Collaboration Train
One of the biggest ways FinTech firms have been able to gain a competitive edge on traditional banks, for small business (SMB) customers, is throug...
Business Wire, 12/06/18
Leading Fintech Innovator Cross River Raises $100 Million Funding Round Led by KKR
Cross River Bank (“Cross River” or the “Company”), a fast-growing provider of banking services for financial technology companies, announced today tha
Global Newswire, 12/06/18
FogHorn Joins Expert Panel at the Edge AI Summit to Discuss Collaboration Between Edge and Cloud
FogHorn CTO Sastry Malladi will provide insight on how edge intelligence elevates cloud computing operations and offers technical and economic bene...
Business Wire, 12/06/18
Trovata Launches New Cash Automation Platform
Trovata aims to transform finance and treasury operations; announces pilot of new cash automation platform and strategic investment.
This Company Wants To Use The Blockchain To Stop Phishing
MetaCert has classified 10 billion URLs as either safe, a suspected source of phishes, or unknown.
Martech Series , 12/06/18
FortressIQ Exits Stealth with $16 Million in Funding to Bring Cognitive Process Analysis to the Enterprise
FortressIQ, creator of a cognitive automation platform that powers and accelerates digital transformation through imitation learning, announced it ...
Compelo , 12/06/18
Fintech for small business: Six UK start-ups helping out SMEs
Fintech for small business: The six winners of the Open up Challenge include a current account for freelancers and a cashflow management tool for SMEs
Personalization 2.0: Identity Matching For Individualized Marketing
Today’s marketing is about the evolution of personalization into what is now considered true individualized marketing.