LEADING CEO CALLS FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE TO ‘BE EMPOWERED AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CHANGING LANDSCAPE’

December 05, 2019 at 04:13PM One of the UK’s first female Corporate Banking CEOs, Diana Brightmore-Armour, has called for young women in business to embrace a wave of new opportunities available as companies in the City of London begin to implement fairer hiring practices. The number of women on UK FTSE Boards has more than doubled from 12.5% in 2010 to just over 30% in 2019 and Ms. Brightmore-Armour… Source LEADING CEO CALLS FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE TO ‘BE EMPOWERED AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CHANGING LANDSCAPE’ … Selected by FCREG Search Web: LEADING CEO CALLS FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE TO … Continue reading LEADING CEO CALLS FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE TO ‘BE EMPOWERED AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CHANGING LANDSCAPE’

Bruno Macedo, FinTech specialist, five°degrees:

December 05, 2019 at 03:14PM Bruno Macedo is a leading FinTech specialist at five°degrees, a new generation digital core banking provider. Since joining the company in September 2017, Bruno has held roles as Business Architect, Head of Implementation Consultants, and Head of Delivery Implementations. In parallel, Bruno is Coordinator for AFIP – FinTech and InsurTech Portugal and lecturer for ISEG – Executive Education… Source Bruno Macedo, FinTech specialist, five°degrees: … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Bruno Macedo, FinTech specialist, five°degrees: Continue reading Bruno Macedo, FinTech specialist, five°degrees:

From card issuers to retailers: how biometric smart cards benefit the entire payments ecosystem

December 05, 2019 at 02:59PM David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics ASA With the roll-out of biometric fingerprint authentication smart cards, consumers will soon be able to make payments feeling more confident about the heightened security their new cards will offer. However, it’s not just consumers that stand to benefit from this advanced technology. Biometric payment cards will impact the entire ecosystem &# Source From card issuers to retailers: how biometric smart cards benefit the entire payments ecosystem … Selected by FCREG Search Web: From card issuers to retailers: how biometric smart cards benefit the entire payments ecosystem Continue reading From card issuers to retailers: how biometric smart cards benefit the entire payments ecosystem

Give Your Marketing Purpose – Championing Causes Through Purpose Driven Marketing

December 05, 2019 at 02:14PM More than ever, more brands are focusing their marketing around a brand mission or positive cause. This balancing act between championing a worthy cause and cynical corporate gimmick can be a tricky one to master but there can be no more powerful tool to build a long-lasting relationship with your audience. We’ve seen fantastic examples of leveraging audience passions such as Mastercard’s… Source Give Your Marketing Purpose – Championing Causes Through Purpose Driven Marketing … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Give Your Marketing Purpose – Championing Causes Through Purpose Driven Marketing Continue reading Give Your Marketing Purpose – Championing Causes Through Purpose Driven Marketing

CoinCorner comments on State Street’s job cuts to adjust blockchain strategy: ‘Businesses would be wise to listen to Bitcoin developers’

December 05, 2019 at 01:47PM CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “It’s very unfortunate that people in the DLT team at State Street have lost their jobs recently, but it’s not unexpected. Large companies around the world have all been dipping their toes into this industry over the last few years, attempting to use some of the technology behind Bitcoin to solve their problems. Having been involved in the… Source CoinCorner comments on State Street’s job cuts to adjust blockchain strategy: ‘Businesses would be wise to listen to Bitcoin developers’ … Selected by FCREG Search Web: CoinCorner comments on State Street’s … Continue reading CoinCorner comments on State Street’s job cuts to adjust blockchain strategy: ‘Businesses would be wise to listen to Bitcoin developers’

CWB Financial Group partners with Temenos to deliver personalized, world-class digital experience for business owners

December 05, 2019 at 01:34PM CWB Financial Group (TSX:CWB) takes another step forward as a disruptive force in Canadian financial services today with the selection of Temenos (SIX:TEMN), the leader in banking software, to deliver a seamless end-to-end digital banking experience for small- to medium-sized business owners. CWB will be the first bank in Canada to offer a differentiated digital banking experience powered by… Source CWB Financial Group partners with Temenos to deliver personalized, world-class digital experience for business owners … Selected by FCREG Search Web: CWB Financial Group partners with Temenos to deliver personalized, world-class digital experience for business … Continue reading CWB Financial Group partners with Temenos to deliver personalized, world-class digital experience for business owners

OakNorth Bank completes £8m transaction to support a share repurchase for Security Plus, Europe’s largest independent volume cash carrier

December 05, 2019 at 12:00PM Founded in 1977 and based in Staffordshire, the family business has grown into one of the UK’s leading cash collection, cash processing and manned guarding services provider; The finance will be used to fund a share repurchase positioning the business well for future growth; OakNorth Bank was introduced to management by Julian Coy at KBS Corporate who provided advice to Security Plus on the… Source OakNorth Bank completes £8m transaction to support a share repurchase for Security Plus, Europe’s largest independent volume cash carrier … Selected by FCREG Search Web: OakNorth Bank completes £8m transaction … Continue reading OakNorth Bank completes £8m transaction to support a share repurchase for Security Plus, Europe’s largest independent volume cash carrier

New platform set to transform consumer investment experience

December 05, 2019 at 11:56AM Visible Capital, a new Scottish fintech company founded by three Scottish tech veterans has secured £500,000 seed funding from TechStart Ventures and a group of eight private investors. Preston Rabl, co-founder of the advertising and public relations giant WPP plc will join the board, whilst Ian Steel, former senior partner of Deloitte in Scotland and Northern Ireland; and Iain Mackay… Source New platform set to transform consumer investment experience … Selected by FCREG Search Web: New platform set to transform consumer investment experience Continue reading New platform set to transform consumer investment experience

70 top hackers from around the world gathered to Finland – the world’s first open 5G Cybersecurity Hackathon was a success

December 05, 2019 at 11:39AM On Friday 29th November, top hackers from all over the world gathered to Oulu, Finland to test their skills against 5G and cybersecurity during the weekend. Oulu, located near the Arctic Circle, is known as a global 5G and 6G hotspot and is the home to research and development of top-tier cybersecurity. The world’s first open 5G Cybersecurity Hackathon gathered 70 cybersecurity specialists from 15… Source 70 top hackers from around the world gathered to Finland – the world’s first open 5G Cybersecurity Hackathon was a success … Selected by FCREG Search Web: 70 top … Continue reading 70 top hackers from around the world gathered to Finland – the world’s first open 5G Cybersecurity Hackathon was a success

Almost half of finance professionals lack awareness of blockchain and its benefits

December 05, 2019 at 11:37AM More needs to be done to raise awareness of blockchain technology and its benefits, as 19% of finance professionals are unaware of its uses within finance and 29% have no idea what blockchain is, according to the FinTech Barometer, an annual survey of 1,000 finance professionals conducted by order-to-cash specialist Onguard. While 29% of finance professionals either already use or are beginning to… Source Almost half of finance professionals lack awareness of blockchain and its benefits … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Almost half of finance professionals lack awareness of blockchain and its benefits Continue reading Almost half of finance professionals lack awareness of blockchain and its benefits

Travelex establishes new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai

December 05, 2019 at 11:25AM Travelex, a Finablr company and a market leading independent foreign exchange specialist, today announced that it has established a new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai. As part of the move, Travelex is one of four companies to participate in the prestigious Certificating Ceremony for Multinational Corporation’s Regional Headquarters and Research & Development (R&D) Centers. Source Travelex establishes new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Travelex establishes new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai Continue reading Travelex establishes new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai

OpenWrks launches Money Coaching application to encourage positive changes in financial behaviour

December 05, 2019 at 11:13AM Money Coaching launched with the initial focus on helping over 20 million people in the UK with less than £1000 in savings OpenWrks launches Money Coaching to help everyone in the UK save for their financial goal OpenWrks launched their new financial wellbeing product Money Coaching in partnership with Tully, the world’s first Digital Debt Advisor. The initial launch follows a successful beta as… Source OpenWrks launches Money Coaching application to encourage positive changes in financial behaviour … Selected by FCREG Search Web: OpenWrks launches Money Coaching application to encourage positive changes in financial behaviour Continue reading OpenWrks launches Money Coaching application to encourage positive changes in financial behaviour

Acne Studios chooses payments company Adyen to deliver a first-class experience for shoppers globally

December 05, 2019 at 09:41AM The Stockholm-based luxury fashion house Acne Studios announces that they have chosen payments tech company Adyen today to deliver a first-class shopping experience for customers in APAC, North America and Europe – including its stores in the UK. With Adyen, Acne Studios will be able to connect shopper insights between their online and physical sales. This will allow for more personalised customer… Source Acne Studios chooses payments company Adyen to deliver a first-class experience for shoppers globally … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Acne Studios chooses payments company Adyen to deliver a first-class experience for … Continue reading Acne Studios chooses payments company Adyen to deliver a first-class experience for shoppers globally

NatWest opens doors to UK’s entrepreneur community

December 05, 2019 at 09:39AM NatWest has today announced it is opening its doors to new applications to join its in-house Entrepreneur Accelerator programme, offering a fully funded support programme for UK scale-ups and high growth businesses looking to scale and succeed. The bank is now accepting applications from growing businesses with ambition to scale to join the programme, with aims to support around 1… Source NatWest opens doors to UK’s entrepreneur community … Selected by FCREG Search Web: NatWest opens doors to UK’s entrepreneur community Continue reading NatWest opens doors to UK’s entrepreneur community

Smart Pension partners with Revolut to offer pan-European pension solution

December 05, 2019 at 09:37AM Workplace pension innovator Smart Pension has partnered with leading digital financial services firm Revolut to provide a unique retirement savings solution for its business customers, it has been announced today. The collaboration will allow companies from across Europe that sign up for Revolut’s business account to set up a workplace pension for their UK employees within minutes. Source Smart Pension partners with Revolut to offer pan-European pension solution … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Smart Pension partners with Revolut to offer pan-European pension solution Continue reading Smart Pension partners with Revolut to offer pan-European pension solution

Pancreta Bank to optimize regulatory compliance with Finastra

December 05, 2019 at 09:36AM Greek bank will implement Fusion Risk to automate regulatory reporting and reduce cost of compliance Finastra today announced that Pancreta Cooperative Bank, a leading cooperative organization in Greece with more than 85,000 active members, has selected its Fusion Risk solution to automate regulatory reporting and minimize the cost of compliance. The solution is also the first step towards… Source Pancreta Bank to optimize regulatory compliance with Finastra … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Pancreta Bank to optimize regulatory compliance with Finastra Continue reading Pancreta Bank to optimize regulatory compliance with Finastra

bitFlyer launches ‘Instant Buy’ to make buying cryptocurrency more accessible

December 05, 2019 at 09:18AM Today, leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced the launch of Instant Buy on its Buy/Sell exchange platform in Europe. The feature, available on desktop and smartphone, allows users to buy cryptocurrency directly from bitFlyer, using credit card, debit card or local instant transfer methods such as Sofort, iDeal and GiroPay. Instant Buy is built for users looking for the fastest and… Source bitFlyer launches ‘Instant Buy’ to make buying cryptocurrency more accessible … Selected by FCREG Search Web: bitFlyer launches ‘Instant Buy’ to make buying cryptocurrency more accessible Continue reading bitFlyer launches ‘Instant Buy’ to make buying cryptocurrency more accessible

Judopay CEO Selected To Join The EPA Advisory Board

December 04, 2019 at 02:40PM Judopay’s CEO Jeremy Nicholds has been selected to join the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) advisory board. The EPA is managed by its senior leadership team and receives guidance and steering from the EPA Advisory Board. The EPA Advisory Board is composed of 14 highly effective CEOs from leading payments companies who all have a desire to change the payments industry and create a profitable… Source Judopay CEO Selected To Join The EPA Advisory Board … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Judopay CEO Selected To Join The EPA Advisory Board Continue reading Judopay CEO Selected To Join The EPA Advisory Board

temtum Launches World’s First Decentralized Text Message Payments

December 04, 2019 at 02:35PM temtum (temtum.com), the quantum-secure, efficient, and carbon-neutral cryptocurrency network capable of 120,000 transactions per second, today announced the launch of its SMS payments system. As the first decentralized, network-based SMS payments solution, temtum allows anyone to send cryptocurrency instantly via SMS, with no fees and no need for a smartphone. temtum’s SMS payments allow the… Source temtum Launches World’s First Decentralized Text Message Payments … Selected by FCREG Search Web: temtum Launches World’s First Decentralized Text Message Payments Continue reading temtum Launches World’s First Decentralized Text Message Payments

ASA backs deposit replacement firm’s promise to protect landlords and tenants, as it throws out spurious complaint from rival

December 04, 2019 at 02:25PM The Advertising Standards Authority has full confidence in flatfair’s protection offering to landlords and tenants ASA’s ruling makes it clear that flatfair has a 100 percent track record protecting landlords Rival Zero Deposit filed the claims, which have been thrown out by the watchdog The payment technology company raised $11 million in August from major VC investors including Index Ventures… Source ASA backs deposit replacement firm’s promise to protect landlords and tenants, as it throws out spurious complaint from rival … Selected by FCREG Search Web: ASA backs deposit replacement firm’s promise to protect landlords … Continue reading ASA backs deposit replacement firm’s promise to protect landlords and tenants, as it throws out spurious complaint from rival

DriveWealth Teams with Stockal, HDFC Securities to Make U.S. Stock Investing Straightforward, Affordable for Indian Investors

December 04, 2019 at 01:36PM DriveWealth, LLC, a U.S. based leader in global digital trading technology, today announced it has partnered with SV Capital in India to enable fintech firm Stockal and HDFC Securities – one of the largest stock brokerage firms in India – to increase accessibility to the U.S. stock market for Indian investors. Through this arrangement, Stockal – which has launched its global investment platform… Source DriveWealth Teams with Stockal, HDFC Securities to Make U.S. Stock Investing Straightforward, Affordable for Indian Investors … Selected by FCREG Search Web: DriveWealth Teams with Stockal, HDFC Securities to Make U.S. … Continue reading DriveWealth Teams with Stockal, HDFC Securities to Make U.S. Stock Investing Straightforward, Affordable for Indian Investors

LexisNexis Risk Solutions secures win for Best FinTech/RegTech Firm at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards

December 04, 2019 at 12:23PM LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, the global information solutions provider, has won Best FinTech/RegTech Firm at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards 2019. It was also the runner up in two further categories; Best Regtech Firm in Financial Crime and Sanctions Compliance award and Best RegTech Firm in Crime Intelligence Data. Taking place last week (28th November, 2019) in central London… Source LexisNexis Risk Solutions secures win for Best FinTech/RegTech Firm at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards … Selected by FCREG Search Web: LexisNexis Risk Solutions secures win for Best FinTech/RegTech Firm at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards Continue reading LexisNexis Risk Solutions secures win for Best FinTech/RegTech Firm at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards

Andi Dominguez, Quadient on integrated new technologies for customer experience

December 04, 2019 at 11:50AM We speak with Andi Dominguez, Quadient about integrated new technologies for customer experience. Source Andi Dominguez, Quadient on integrated new technologies for customer experience … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Andi Dominguez, Quadient on integrated new technologies for customer experience Continue reading Andi Dominguez, Quadient on integrated new technologies for customer experience

Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator Score Increases 10 Points

December 04, 2019 at 10:46AM Notable regulatory compliance and risk challenges remain high in a number of key areas for U.S. banks and credit unions, according to the results of Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator survey. This year’s survey generated a Main Indicator Score of 95, a 10-point increase from the 2018 score, that was influenced by concerns about the impact of Home Mortgage Disclosure… Source Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator Score Increases 10 Points … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator Score Increases 10 Points Continue reading Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator Score Increases 10 Points

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 – The Payments Probe

December 04, 2019 at 10:39AM In this episode of The Paytech Show, we have a bumper payments probe as we dive into some of the biggest issues facing the industry currently. From your SCA’s to your RTPs we’ve got it all here. So to kick things off we speak with Jean Christophe Lacour, at Amadeus who are THE authority in travel payments! We also speak with Mastercard’s Mike Cowen who heads of their digital payments. Source Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 – The Payments Probe … Selected by FCREG Search Web: Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 … Continue reading Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 – The Payments Probe