What’s so great about fantasy football? Is it building a dream team, competing with friends and reveling in their humiliation, or simply checking out your team maniacally all day while you’re supposed to be working? Now picture all that fun and schadenfreude, but for the stock market. Copper Street, launchedRead More
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Are you preparing a roadshow, the conventional way of accessing public markets by selling shares? Are you using an investment bank to take care of the messaging, positioning and pricing of the deal? This capital raising route typically means aiming for a listing on one stock exchange, which is typicallyRead More
The latest to trend on iTunes and Google Store: Pokemon GO. Pokemon GO, released last week, reportedly has more than 5 million users across the three countries, U.S., New Zealand, and Australia. Pokemon has been around for decades (that’s probably why it’s so popular among adults, too), and the gameRead More
Ikano Bank is taking gamification to a new level. The bank, launched by Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, is trying to encourage savings with a game called Flappy Saver, a Flappy Bird knockoff.
Paying bills is painful. What can banks do to ease the pain? Only 40% of online banking users use their bank’s bill pay functionality, which is famously one of the “stickiest” features for retaining customers. Fiserv and Allied Payment Network offer two innovative approaches to help users get started paying billsRead More
With the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox, you need to pay to play. So why are these devices not taken seriously in the payments world? Mobile payments seem to have stalled — just witness the cardcentric future envisioned by presenters at Goldman Sachs & Co.’s financial technology conference this fall.Read More
Silicon Valley? Tel Aviv? Maybe London? Try Asia — which is the current hotbed of financial innovation, according to an Efma/Infosys report released Oct. 21. The world’s largest continent offers a combination of a youthful population, deep mobile penetration and a high level of comfort with technology. 95% of theRead More
MoneyDesktop formally released its mobile app, MoneyMobile, today. The app has already won Best in Show at both Finovate Fall 2012 and BAI Retail Delivery 2012. Because of these awards, the fintech sector has been buzzing — some of it positive; some of it not — about the app andRead More