Finding and Implementing Startup Tools

Finding and Implementing The Right Tools For Your Startup

By Jennifer Klostermann | May 3, 2017

Implementing Startup Tools Many startups believe implementing cloud tools help reduce operation costs as well as the time taken to enter a market, and so when taken along with the faster product development and increased productivity benefits, more and more

Viewing Digital Payments as a Boulevard of Commerce

By Steve Prentice | March 20, 2017

Digital Payments A boulevard is a wide street that runs in two directions and usually has a median in the middle. This is important to remember for anyone looking to build a strategy for payment and commerce in the mobile

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Future of Banking Part 3: AI Bankers

By Josh Hamilton | March 1, 2017

AI Bankers With digital banking and social payments already making waves in the financial community there is one more piece of technology that is revolutionising the banking world; AI advisors. While human advisors can offer that personal touch, AI bankers

Human like Robots – Should We Treat Robots Like Humans?

By Josh Hamilton | February 28, 2017

Human like Robots Robo-taxation Should robots be taxed? That is the question that Bill Gates has given his somewhat controversial answer to last week, declaring that humans should be taxing robot workers as if they were human. Gates has suggested

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Numeraire Cryptocurrency Goes Live

By Kiril Kirilov | February 27, 2017

Numeraire cryptocurrency Numerai, a hedge fund started in late 2015 by mathematician Richard Craib. The new Numerai cryptocurrency comprises digital tokens that allow crowdsourcing of literary anything. Cryptocurrencies are essentially internet based assets used to finance any purchase or endeavor

Blockchain Across All Industries

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 21, 2017

Blockchain Industries Blockchain, typically understood as the technology that powers the virtual currency bitcoin, in fact, provides market applications far beyond cryptocurrencies. It’s expected that the fintech industry will be the first area in which we’re likely to see the

ThreatMetrix Quarterly Fintech Cybercrime Report 2017

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 8, 2017

Fintech Cybercrime Report 2017 ThreatMetrix has released its latest quarterly cybercrime report based on cybercrime attacks from October to December 2016, detailing trends across financial services and eCommerce, with a global study of traffic patterns and emerging threats. Financial Services

Cloud Startups Chase Bigger Share of $3 Trillion FinTech Market

By Kiril Kirilov | February 6, 2017

Cloud Startups and FinTech FinTech market transaction value is set to grow 20 percent a year to $7 trillion in 2021. This year will see $3.3 trillion transacted. Digital payments, the largest segment, will be worth $2,7 trillion. Not surprising,

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Bitcoins

By Christian Mirra | February 3, 2017

   

Future of Banking Part 2: Social Payments On The Rise

By Josh Hamilton | January 30, 2017

Social Payments In 2014, RBC became the very first bank in North America to offer a P2P payment service via Facebook Messenger. In the two years since then social payments have been on a steady rise, and while they have

Future of Banking Part 1: Will Digital Banking Replace Traditional Branches?

By Josh Hamilton | January 25, 2017

Digital Banking Future The future of the bank as an institution is incredibly uncertain right now, but even more uncertain is the future of the bank branch. So much so, that many would consider the phrase “future of the bank

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Financial Services and the Blockchain Government

By Josh Hamilton | January 11, 2017

Blockchain Government If you have had your head buried in the sand for the last few years, you might not have noticed the massive groundswell of support, discussion, and investment, in the technology that that has been touted as the

Financial Robo-advisors Cannot Replace Humans

By CloudTweaks | January 10, 2017

Financial Robo-advisors Last year we saw the rise of numerous robo-advisors, bots, and investing robots that are considered a disruptive force within the financial industry. All the media hype aside, these tools have a long way to go before they

Deciphering Fintech Through Education

By Jennifer Klostermann | January 5, 2017

Fintech Through Education With technology permeating all industries, few of us would feel confident utilizing financial products or services that aren’t thoroughly tech-integrated, and yet the realm of fintech is still observed warily by many. Though fintech indeed incorporates many

Fintech Advancing Steadily In Coming Year

By Jennifer Klostermann | December 27, 2016

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10 Online Savings and Wealth Management Services

By Josh Hamilton | December 8, 2016

Wealth Management Services There are a lot of cloud based options for those of you wanting to save for a holiday, invest some spare cash, or plan for retirement. This is a list (in no particular order) of some of

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Financial Management Finds a Welcome Home in the Cloud

By Brian Wheeler | December 8, 2016

Cloud Based Financial Management The most cautious person in any organization is likely to be the CFO. After all, they’re the person who gets paid to ensure the company’s finances are protected from unwarranted risk. However, even the most risk-averse

How Can Banks Compete With Fintech Startups?

By Josh Hamilton | December 5, 2016

Fintech and Traditional Banks The relationship between Fintech and traditional banks is a complicated one. On one hand Fintech startups have emerged through the disruption trends of the sharing economy, as a direct challenge to traditional banks and institutions. However,

Security Audits, Cyberattacks and other Potential Front Line Issues

By Steve Prentice | November 23, 2016

Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other front line issues. These appear as the most obvious types of threats and are consequently given the greatest attention. As

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Fintech Report: Financial Services Sector Growth

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 8, 2016

Financial Services Sector Fintech, a term typically describing the small financial start-ups competing with established financial institutions, is increasingly playing a role in our business and private lives, making use of analytics, mobile platforms, digital technology and more. With increased

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