30% of banking jobs threatened by AI and blockchain

Industry experts believe that between 2 million and 6 million jobs will be lost over the next decade due to disruptive financial technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain. Illustrating the potential, digital challenger banks such as Starling and Monzo can operate with 90% less headcount than traditional banks. At the same time, there are […]
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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...

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...

HSBC legal heavyweight quits to join fintech startup

HSBC deputy general counsel Richard Given has left the bank after six years to join a fintech startup founded by former Barclays chief executive...

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...

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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Gideon Hyde: Clever banking starts with artificial intelligence

As banking organisations, financial services providers and brands predict and plan for the way consumers will manage their money in the future, artificial intelligence...

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...

BBVA launches open banking business

BBVA has unveiled its open banking programme and is making eight of its APIs commercially available for the first time, Fintech News reports. The launch of...

SAP Financial Services Forum: Winning in the Digital Moment

Digitalisation is an imperative not a choice for the financial services industry, but with the speed of change constantly outpacing expectations, are you ready...

Moneymailme partners with Prepaid Financial Services to launch virtual and physical cards

Social money transfer app Moneymailme has partnered with Prepaid Financial Services to provide Moneymailme users with access to virtual and physical cards. The announcement...
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Francois Fleutiaux: Financial services sector must ‘drive innovation’

The Europe-wide study highlights the shift in consumer interaction with their banks and insurers, as digital-first demand continues to drive a new pace of...

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