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Tag: fintech


Business banking, Products

BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank launch co-developed chatbot for traders

June 4, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

The jointly developed chatbot-to-chatbot communication solution replaces manual responses to status updates on customers’ securities trades on the messaging platform Symphony. For references, processes that used to previously take up to three minutes for a single trade will now be […]


Business banking, Products

Five Benefits to Automating the Credit Process

May 29, 2018

Via: Bank Director

Automation is a common buzzword these days in the financial services industry. What does it really mean for your business, and how far can you take automation through your credit origination process? We have compiled the top five benefits of […]


Capital and risk, Operational

Three Fintech Startups to Watch Next Month

December 26, 2017

Via: Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE— Fintech is continuing to grow, as more startups across payments, insurance, blockchain, and other areas carve out niches for themselves in the financial ecosystem. And with more funding and more innovations come more players. Here are three that Bank […]


Capital and risk, Credit

Fintechs Have a Larger Share of Personal Loans than Banks or Credit Unions

November 27, 2017

Via: Bank Innovation

Fintech lenders are making significant gains in the personal loan space, according to a recent TransUnion report, which follows the staggering growth of fintech lenders in the market over the past few years. The report, called Fact versus Fiction: FinTech […]


Capital and risk, Operational

JPMorgan buys fintech start-up WePay

October 18, 2017

Via: CNBC

JPMorgan has agreed to buy payments start-up WePay, in its first major acquisition of a financial technology (fintech) firm. The investment bank said Tuesday it would provide its 4 million small businesses clients with WePay’s payments technology. “With WePay, Chase […]


Products, Retail banking

Timex and Barclaycard collaborate to create contactless payment watch

September 29, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

Timex and Barclaycard have partnered in true style to produce a new range of contactless payment watches. The Fairfield Contactless promises to be a perfect fusion of style and smart functionality. Coming in at a retail price of £159, it’s […]


Activity, Channels, Investment banking

State Street unveils Quantextual Idea Lab for investment research

September 22, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

State Street has launched its Quantextual Idea Lab, a hybrid of machine learning and human knowledge, for improved investment research. According to the firm, investment professionals are inundated with research reports from the sell side, the buy side and academia. […]


Business banking, Products

WhatsApp mulls business revenue stream

September 6, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

Facebook-owned IM service WhatsApp reckons it might finally be able to make some money by charging businesses for clever access to their punters, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology’s sister publication). Apparently quite a lot of people already use WhatsApp around the […]


Activity, Investment banking

Mortgage tech innovator Blend picks up $100m investment

August 29, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

The continued rise of mortgage technology is set to be one of the biggest fintech success stories of 2017, Julie Muhn, senior research analyst at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company), predicted earlier this year. With news of a $100 million […]


Channels

Swift teams with TCH to drive instant payments in US

August 16, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

The global financial messaging provider says it will provide US institutions with a gateway to The Clearing House’s (TCH) real-time payments (RTP) platform. And as instant payments become more ubiquitous in the US, Swift says it will provide an interface to manage […]