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We Actually Still Know Nothing About AI (But At Least We’re Trying)

We Actually Still Know Nothing About AI (But At Least We’re Trying)

by January 17, 2017 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

Thus far, the month of January has been an exciting time for AI — new smart technologies have demoed, new papers have been written, and new discussions about how to make sure our new synthetic friends don’t kill us have sprung up. According to Crunchbase’s annual Global Innovation Investment report,Read More

Regulation, Data Management Top Industry Concerns

Regulation, Data Management Top Industry Concerns

by January 6, 2017 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

Professionals in the financial services industry are focusing their energy on regulation and data management, according to a survey from consulting firm and technology services provider Synechron. Financial regulation remains the top concern for the new year among those in the financial industry, with 38% of the firms surveyed markingRead More

How Do We Ensure Transparent and Trustworthy AI in Fintech?

How Do We Ensure Transparent and Trustworthy AI in Fintech?

by January 3, 2017 at 10:59 am 2 comments

AI systems may be getting smarter with the ever-expanding flow of data, but are they also getting more ethical? When it comes to fintech, artificial intelligence has a seemingly endless range of possibilities to transform present systems, so long as the AI system that is applied is constructed with the correct valuesRead More

Top 10 Blockchain Headlines of 2016

Top 10 Blockchain Headlines of 2016

by December 22, 2016 at 9:56 am 2 comments

Blockchain—possibly the buzziest of buzzwords in 2016. The world saw the rise of new enterprise blockchains, how the technology might be used to transport gold, to safely move perishable items like pork through a supply chain, and most importantly for those of us in the fintech trenches, we saw banks,Read More

Move Over, Blockchain—It’s AI’s Time to Shine

Move Over, Blockchain—It’s AI’s Time to Shine

by December 15, 2016 at 12:35 pm 1 comment

A hedge fund that gives away all of its data to people it doesn’t know and still stays private. A virtual lab for smarter business solutions. Smart sales conducted from a smartphone with its own virtual assistant—these are all artificial intelligence projects expanding right now, and these are just theRead More

Breaking Banks: Fintech, From Helsinki to Tokyo [VIDEO]

Breaking Banks: Fintech, From Helsinki to Tokyo [VIDEO]

by December 15, 2016 at 8:00 am 1 comment

In this episode, which aired Dec. 9, host Brett King talks augmented reality and artificial intelligence, and what effect the increased presence of that technology will have on financial services. King recently attended the SLUSH conference in Helsinki Finland before migrating to the Fintech Japan event in Tokyo. At bothRead More

11 Ways Fintech and Banking Will Change in 2017 Page 3

11 Ways Fintech and Banking Will Change in 2017 Page 3

by December 9, 2016 at 10:40 am 0 comments

8. AI Anticipates Customer Needs Andy Hernandez, Head of eBusiness, Regions Financial Corp. “The use of Artificial Intelligence to anticipate the customer’s needs will be an area of growth not only in 2017 but throughout the foreseeable future. Simply put, we want to break down barriers for customers by consistentlyRead More

Customers Don’t Prefer Chatbots Over Humans Yet—But They Will, Says Survey

Customers Don’t Prefer Chatbots Over Humans Yet—But They Will, Says Survey

by December 5, 2016 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

Consumers aren’t quite at the point where they prefer chatbots to humans—but according to a new study conducted by enterprise software company Aspect, that could very soon change. According to the company’s 2016 Consumer Experience Index, it’s nearly a fifty-fifty split: 44% of the survey respondents indicated that they wouldRead More

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

by December 5, 2016 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Fintech funding seems to have picked up steam this week, with home-selling platforms, online insurance carriers, personal finance apps, and e-commerce companies all getting a healthy boost of capital. This brings us to our top five fintech funding rounds of the week: Lemonade It’s the venture funding round we’ve allRead More

Top 4 Fintech Raises: Treasure Data, Quantopian, Freespee, Active.ai

Top 4 Fintech Raises: Treasure Data, Quantopian, Freespee, Active.ai

by November 14, 2016 at 1:35 pm 1 comment

Quite a few fintech ventures received funding this week; though perhaps surprisingly blockchain is not an area featured on this list—perhaps with all of the recent blockchain proof-of-concepts that are running, investors and angels thought it was time to take a stronger look at artificial intelligence, big data, and otherRead More