Design expertise is crucial for banks in the mobile age – BBVA

BBVA is promising to put design and user experience (UX) at the centre of its digital strategy by training up 1000 staff ‘ambassadors’ to spread good practice throughout the Spanish bank’s operations. Rob Brown, who left Barclays last year to join BBVA as head of marketing, design and responsible business, says that design expertise is […]

6 in 10 large corporations considering blockchain deployment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that nearly 6 in 10 (57%) large corporations are either actively considering, or are in the process...

Seven money transfer experts: When it comes to remittances, banks are snoozing

According to figures from the World Bank, more than £400bn is transferred between family members overseas each year, many of which are in urgent...

JPMorgan snaps Deutsche banker for top tech role

Matthew Gehl will join as head of technology investment banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the autumn, following a period of...

Chubb launches new insurance package policy for technology companies

Chubb today announced the launch of its new MasterPackage solution for technology companies domiciled in the UK and Ireland. This is a comprehensive first and...
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Intellectual Property for Banking and FinTech

Banks and financial services companies have built their fortunes from innovation. In a world of thin margins and tighter regulations, innovation is the key...
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Capital One announces finalists for start up accelerator

Capital One today announces the five finalists awarded a place on its accelerator programme, Growth Labs. Each of the finalists will be able to...

Banking Technology Awards 2017

Now in their 18th year, the Banking Technology Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services worldwide, and the...
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Blockchain will revolutionise not just finance, according to City experts

Finbuzz attended a roundtable discussion at DLA Piper in London on blockchain technology. Prior to the panel discussion, Dr. Kay Swinburne, a policy maker...

Nik Storonsky: I am someone who enjoys working with systems

Finbuzz met with former Credit Suisse investment banker and fintech startup Revolut Founder and CEO Nikolay Storonsky. Revolut is a pre-paid card and app that...

Brian Marin joins Dealflo as Chief Operating Officer

Brian Marin has joined Dealflo (www.dealflo.com), the first truly end-to-end financial agreement automation company, as COO. He is responsible for helping Dealflo scale its operations for...

UBS leads blockchain currency team

UBS leads a team comprising four world's most powerful banks which are now focused on delivering a system that will use blockchain technology to allow financial markets to complete...

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