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Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rankings is Peppered with Fintechs

Deloitte has released its annual list of the fastest-growing firms in North America. The 26th year of the list, The North America Technology Fast 500 is an annual ranking of companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, Fintech and energy tech sectors. Of the… Read More

60% of Major Global Banks have Shortened Opening Hours of Branches, Many Banks Offering Fully Digital Processes: Report

Digital Banking Maturity (DBM) is a global accelerator that assists banking institutions with responding to change. Digital Banking Maturity is the largest global digital banking study, offering an extensive “outside-in ’mystery shopper’ assessment of retail banks’ digital channels and furthering discussion about future developments,” according… Read More

Deloitte Canada to Help Clients Use Mendix, a Low-Code App Development Platform

Mendix, a Siemens business and a major low-code application development platform for large enterprises, has formed a strategic alliance with Deloitte Canada, a member company of one of the largest professional services firms, in order to use the Mendix low-code software development solution “on behalf… Read More

Report Says Global Fintech Founders Dominated by Men but Women Founded Startups are Experiencing an Increase in Funding Raised

A report published by Deloitte highlights the Fintech industry and the disparity in gender when it comes to founders. As many people know, traditional finance has historically been dominated by the old boy network. Innovative financial services firms have experienced greater participation from women executives… Read More

Apps for P2P Money Transfers and Account Aggregation are Most Popular Fintech Solutions in the Middle East: Survey

Approximately 20% or one-fifth of bank account holders in the Middle East are now using Fintech solutions, according to a recent survey performed by Deloitte. The survey, which examined nine key markets in the Middle East, reveals that consumers in the region are quite willing… Read More

Fintech Adoption: Over 80% of Middle East Consumers Say they’re Willing to Use Financial Technology Apps

Over 80% of banking customers in the Middle East say they’re ready or willing to use Fintech apps, however, many traditional lenders have not started integrating financial technology products, according to a recent study by Big Four auditing firm Deloitte. The study revealed that 18%… Read More

Initial Doubts about Blockchain or DLT’s Usefulness are “Fading” As Fintech Businesses See it As “Integral”: Report

Big Four auditing firm Deloitte claims that Fintech industry professionals no longer think that blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) is “groundbreaking and merely promising.” The professional services firm’s 2020 Global Blockchain Survey polled around 1,500 senior management professionals and found that: “Initial doubts about… Read More

Once Economy Shifts from Respond to Recover, Fintechs May Benefit: Report

Many Fintechs are actively engaged in supporter consumers and businesses in the battle to survive in an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Simultaneously, some funding has dried up putting some startups at risk. This may include Fintechs. Yet one report expects that Fintechs may… Read More

Deloitte Partners With Unqork & Plaid to Launch Small Business Lending Service For Those Affected By COVID-19

Audit, consulting, tax and advisory services  Deloitte has formed a new partnership with no-code enterprise application platform Unqork to launch a fully-managed small business lending service. According to the duo, this service will enable small business lenders to “streamline” the distribution of loans to small… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: World Economic Forum Releases Paper Explaining Importance of Effective Communication Between DLT Networks

During the past few years, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been adopted by a large number of companies from several major industries. There are currently hundreds of different DLT platforms being operated across the globe. Most of these blockchain-enabled networks are unable to… Read More

Dubai International Finance Center and UAE’s Mashreq Bank Are Promoting the Use of a Secure Blockchain-enabled KYC Data Sharing Solution

Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC) and Mashreq Bank, the oldest privately-owned bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with over $2.2 billion in annual revenue, are trying to encourage  other banks in the Middle East to take part in a blockchain-enabled know-your-customer (KYC) data sharing… Read More

Investment in Fintechs Hits All Time High in 2019 but Drastic Drop in New Fintechs Founded: Report

Last week, Deloitte published an update on investment activity in the Fintech sector. In brief, the good news is that Fintech investments were at an all time high in 2019. The bad news shared by the report that the number of new Fintechs founded experienced… Read More

Deloitte Becomes Exclusive Legal and Professional Services Partner of “Deep Tech” Phd Entrepreneurship Program Conception X

Laura Bygrave, the innovation and ventures lead at Deloitte Legal, confirmed on February 17 that the Big Four auditing firm’s legal division became the “exclusive” legal and professional services partner of “deep tech” Ph.D. entrepreneurship program Conception X. Bygrave, a former assistant director at Ernst… Read More

PeerStreet Celebrates Being Named One of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies By Deloitte

PeerStreet, a leading platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced on Monday it celebrated being named one of the top 25 fastest growing companies by Deloitte. The platform revealed the exciting news last fall the ranking is based on fiscal-year revenue growth over… Read More

Legaltech: Deloitte’s Law Division Introduces New Program Aimed at “Propelling” Early Stage Legal Technology Firms

Big Four professional services firm Deloitte’s law division has introduced a program aimed at “propelling” early-stage Legaltech firms while using their products. Via Deloitte Legal Ventures, the Legaltech startups will allow the Deloitte Legal team to use their line of products and services from their… Read More

Survey: Almost 50% of Australians Have Not Heard of Neobanks or Digital-Only Banks

Several digital banks have been launched in Australia during the past few years. However, these direct banks that are 100% digital currently face challenges around awareness and consumer trust. This, despite millions of customers being dissatisfied with traditional banking services, according to the latest research… Read More

The Monetary Authority of Singapore Announces Fintech Research Platform to Help Investors and Financial Institutions Connect to Fintechs

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with Deloitte and S&P Global Market Intelligence to develop a prototype platform for a Fintech Research Platform to help pair Fintech startups with investors and financial institutions. The goal of the platforms is to help fintechs partner… Read More

Deloitte Releases 2019 “Global Blockchain Survey”

Consultant group and “Big Four” accounting firm Deloitte has released its 2019 Global Blockchain Survey. The company has been conducting blockchain surveys since at least 2015. The current survey was conducted between February 8 and March 4, 2019 and a sample of 1,386 senior executives from… Read More

Reports Says Security Tokens are the Future But Needs a Well Defined Regulatory Framework

This falls under the category of recently discovered as this report by Deloitte Luxembourg was released several months ago. But while much of what the authors have to say will come as accepted gospel to industry advocates, Deloitte makes a few interesting points. The Deloitte… Read More

LiteLink and Deloitte Canada Collaborating on Blockchain Supply Tracking Database for Unnamed Government Agency

LiteLink, a publicly-listed Canadian company (CSE:LLT)  that bills itself as ” a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions,” has announced that it has been chosen by Deloitte Canada, “…to bring technical experience to key client engagements.” More specifically: “This collaboration has already generated… Read More

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