Blockchains, or distributed ledgers, if you prefer, have been the subject of so much chatter — and more importantly, investment — in financial services that it might come as a surprise the technology has yet to be implemented in a meaningful way. This year more than a quarter of a billionRead More
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You might be using a blockchain to order detergent within the next few years. That’s because blockchains, or more properly, distributed ledgers, are likely to be used to authenticate users of IoT devices, according to Chris Skinner, author of the forthcoming book ValueWeb. Skinner told Bank Innovation today that heRead More
Everyone: “The future of banking is digital. The future of banking is digital. The future of banking is digital….” That has been nothing short of a mantra over the last few years. Indeed, there was not a list of future trends — it seemed as though everyone inked one around the NewRead More
While there seems to be a new fintech startup every day, some of the industry’s expert have been studying and analyzing the market for years now. Which means their opinions matter. Here are eight ideas for fintech startups that leverage that knowledge.
This week, Facebook notified users that its chat services would be leaving the main Facebook app for iOS and Android, and users would be forced to download Messenger, a separate app developed by Facebook solely for its messaging and chat services. All of this is a part of Facebook’s newRead More
At Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle this past March, Accenture’s head of wearable technology, Brent Blum, asked the audience, “Why don’t more banks partner with design firms?” Why not indeed?