Tag 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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100 days of IoT

How IoT is Shaping our Future: What We’ve Learned From 100 Days of IoT

Over the last 100 days, through blog posts and tweets, we shared a variety of rich examples of how companies are leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform their business, enrich customer experiences, improve operational efficiencies, and grow new revenue streams. We also spotlighted ways in which IoT is helping to better the world

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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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3 tech trends to help you improve customer experience

Fintech Highlights from 2015 Fall Finovate Conference Whether your company is “customer-obsessed” or you’re earlier in that journey, improving your customer experience often starts with finding and fixing pain points. From the fix-it stage and beyond, it’s important to explore technology solutions that can help fuel innovation. In the financial services industry, the Finovate conference

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Finovate: fintech innovation

Innovation in Financial Services – Fall Finovate 2015

Twice a year technologists, bankers, regulators, press, innovation gurus, and more gather for what has been described as the “Disneyland of Fintech.” The Finovate Group convenes what has become the signature event addressing financial technology and innovation, Finovate. Think of it as technology speed dating. 72 companies will take to the stage to demonstrate their

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