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FinTech Startup Labs On Growth Path From London To Hong Kong

FinTech Startup Labs On Growth Path From London To Hong Kong

Financial technology (fintech) innovation labs are popping up all over. Today Dan Schulman, Group President for American Express Enterprise Growth, announced details surrounding the company’s Financial Innovation Lab. As part of the…
e-invoicing

Basware And MasterCard Launch An Automated Supply Chain Finance Platform

Basware has the largest electronic invoicing network in the world — one million organizations generating 80 million transactions a year, worth $500 billion, and growing at 50 percent annually. MasterCard
global payment

FIS Buys Clear2Pay In Global Payments Consolidation

Two of the world’s largest and most sophisticated payment providers have joined forces as Florida-based FIS has announced it will acquired Clear2Pay, based in Brussels, for approximately €375 million. The…
fintech innovation

FinTech Innovation Lab In Hong Kong Launches With 8 Firms

The eight startups chosen for Accenture’s Asian FinTech Innovation Lab in Hong Kong offer a wide range of solutions from security to analysis and risk, and an equally wide geographic range from Taiwan, Beijing, and Hong Kong, to India…
clayton christensen

Innovator’s Challenge

Pretty close to the time he was talking about the Innovator’s Dilemma at SAPPHIRE NOW, Clayton  Christensen was coming under attack in The New Yorker. In the June 23 issue of The New Yorker, Jill Lepore wrote: “Ever since…
Bank Of America’s Data Mapping Adds $1 Per Share

Bank Of America’s Data Mapping Adds $1 Per Share

By being smart about its network of branches and ATMs, Bank of America has reduced its annual expenses by $800 million while losing very few customers. Cutting the…
Wells Fargo Launches FinTech Innovation Lab

Wells Fargo Launches FinTech Innovation Lab

Wells Fargo has launched a financial technology accelerator program that combines a cash investment for a minority stake with six months of coaching and collaboration. The bank has selected…
compliance

Compliance Efforts Can Bring Business Benefits For Banks

Banks are finding that compliance can have some business benefits, according to a recent survey  SunGard conducted on stress testing. Over a third of bankers who have undergone the stress testing program…
Thomson Reuters Helps Buy-Side Firms Manage Market Information

Thomson Reuters Helps Buy-Side Firms Manage Market Information

Thomson Reuters has launched a new tool to help buy-side firms make sense of the piles of data and information hitting their investment decision makers.  Called Watchlist Pulse, it allows portfolio managers, analysts, and traders to quickly monitor and…
Technology Will Change Your Job – Prepare Now

Technology Will Change Your Job – Prepare Now

We all know that technology has an impact on our work — cell phones, for example, let bosses intrude on dinners and softball games with queries and demands. But…