Category Archives: FinTech

Fintech and Financial inclusion

Fintech entrepreneurs tackle financial inclusion in Africa

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) have been engines of growth in countries around the world. Last month, there was news from Lagos, Nigeria, that a new online financial services platform – Lidya – will be offering loans and banking services to small businesses across Africa. This is a major step forward for global financial inclusion.

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Fintech - Finovate

Fintech innovators: 4 Companies to Watch

It’s time for a new season of innovation in financial technology (fintech), as Finovate innovators provide a glimpse at the future of banking, payments, and wealth management. This year’s attendance numbers are expected to top last year’s record breaking 1,600 senior executives, influential press, analysts, entrepreneurs and other attendees. With so much excitement, it may

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Banking and IoT – The Internet of Things will redefine financial services

For the banking industry, the Internet of Things (IoT) could be the Best…Thing…. Ever. While financial institutions have traditionally focused on products, in this Age of the Customer they are increasingly challenged with delivering compelling services and experiences to stand out in a crowded market. That’s where IoT can have the greatest impact. Financial providers

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The blog team from BTA and WMA, fintech live!

Fintech Innovation: Top Trends from Finovate Spring 2016

Some of the top companies in fintech are gathered for the Spring Finovate conference in San Jose. We’ll be blogging live from the 2-day event, covering over 72 companies. We expect to see innovations in mobile, security, analytics, customer experience, and more. As usual, the hall is filling up fast and attendance is expected to

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Hey FinTech, What’s Your Strategy for Leveraging Unstructured Data?

Financial technology has sparked a global wave of startups who are rethinking how people make and receive payments. These fintech providers have a unique challenge when it comes to satisfying their target audiences. Not only do these companies have to satisfy the consumers who send and receive money through their application, but they are at

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