Tagged: digital transformation

Fintech: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Region May Experience Significant Increase in the Use of Financial Technology Platforms Due to COVID-19

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), an intergovernmental political and economic union consisting of the Arab states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, is expected to experience a significant increase in the use of Fintech platforms and services. The anticipated… Read More

Pakistan’s Largest Transaction Clearing Facilitator, NIFT, Partners with Fintech Haball to Introduce Contexual B2B Payments

The National Institutional Facilitation Technologies (NIFT), the largest transactional clearing facilitator in Pakistan and Haball, a Fintech firm that provides various B2B services, have teamed up, in order to launch contextual payments for local companies. NIFT is a payment system operator and provider. It offers… Read More

Fintech Solution Provider FIS’ VC Division to Invest $150 Million in High-Potential Financial Tech Companies

FIS (NYSE:FIS), a financial services technology provider, revealed on April 28, 2020 that its newly formed corporate venture investment division, FIS Ventures, has introduced an initiative that will aim to invest $150 million in high-potential Fintech firms in the coming years. FIS is a publicly-traded… Read More

CPP Group’s India Business Process Management firm Globiva to Extend Product Offering to Overseas Markets

CPP Group Plc (CPP) has confirmed that its Indian-headquartered Business Process Management (BPM) firm Globiva will be extending its product offering to customers based outside of India. The company intends to offer services to clients in the US and the UK. CPP is based in… Read More

Rajashekara Visweswara Maiya: VP and Head of Business Consulting at Finacle Explains How Fintech Firm Helps Businesses with Digital Transformation Processes

Rajashekara Visweswara Maiya, vice president and head of business consulting, cloud and blockchain efforts at Finacle, the developer of a financial software system used by large banks across the globe (serving over 1 billion people), recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Finacle… Read More

Digital Transformation: Retail banks that Diversify by Offering More Online Services will Survive COVID-19 Pandemic, a New Report Claims

One out of eight retail banks will most likely face substantial losses this year due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and associated economic problems, according to Kearney’s European Retail Banking Radar. The consultancy company noted that revenue for retail banks is expected to decline by… Read More

Fintech Report: Traditional Banking Institutions Must Collaborate Effectively with Challenger Banks to Provide Customer-Centric Services

Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that offers consulting, technology, and various professional services, has co-published a Fintech report with Efma, a global non-profit organization consisting of banks and insurance firms that facilitates networking between key decision-makers. The World Fintech Report 2020 notes that even though… Read More

COVID-19: Singapore Tells Population to Stop Going to Banks. Go Digital Please

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is telling customers of financial institutions to stop going to brick and mortar locations during the COVID-19 pandemic. MAS is urging consumers to use digital, email, and telephone channels as far as possible. Of course, MAS is telling the… Read More

Post COVID-19: Lasting Impact on Society Following Coronavirus Crisis will Create Favorable Growth Conditions for Fintech Firms, New Report Claims

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had a significant impact on our lives and is changing the way we work, interact, and consume products and services. Finch Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm focusing on Europe and the Southeast Asia region, has published a report, titled… Read More

Poland’s National Payments Processor, KIR, Partners Cryptomathic to Allow Residents to Sign Documents Remotely Following Coronavirus Outbreak

KIR, the national payments processor in Poland, has partnered with Cryptomathic in order to allow the country’s residents to sign documents electronically (and remotely), following the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The eIDAS-certified remote qualified e-signature service (QES) allows Poland’s citizens and firms based in the… Read More

What Will Change for Startups – and What Won’t – as Digital Natives Only Grow Younger

Do you ever step back and consider how quickly tech has changed, well, everything? Better devices spurred better internet connection and new cultural contexts. It is almost hard to remember a time when people did not always have connected computers in their back pockets. The… Read More

Fintech Xalles Holdings, which Uses Blockchain for Financial Reconciliation, to Acquire Tech Firm, MinervaWorks

Xalles, a Fintech holding firm that uses blockchain technology for payment auditing and financial reconciliation, has revealed that it has entered a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of MinervaWorks, an Atlanta-based tech company. The transaction will be finalized on March 31, 2020. Following the… Read More

Digital Transformation: UAE Banking Executive Explains How Fintech, AI, Robotic Process Automation is Transforming Finance Sector

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) banking sector has become increasingly competitive due to the significant increase in the number of Fintech firms in the Middle Eastern country. The UAE has also established (for the most part) progressive regulatory guidelines and is in the process of… Read More

Traditional Banks and Fintech Firms are More Likely to Work Cooperatively than Compete: Report

The ongoing competition between traditional banks and innovative Fintech firms might be coming to an end or is already over, according to Barclays, a British multinational investment bank and financial services company with over $1.2 trillion in assets. A recent report from the London-headquartered investment… Read More

Digital Transformation: Virtual Banking Solution Provider, Backbase, Partners Finaxct to Assist Banks with Upgrading Platforms

Backbase, an omnichannel digital banking solution provider, has teamed up with Finxact, in order to assist banks and credit unions with their digital transformation efforts. The partnership between Backbase, a Netherlands-based digital banking software developer, and Finaxct, aims to combine the best of online and… Read More

Digital Payments App EaisyPaisa Partners Seed Out, a Pakistani Crowdfunding Platform, to Digitize Payments Collection

Easypaisa, a widely-used digital payments app, is partnering with Seed Out, a Pakistani crowdfunding platform, in order to digitize the payments collection process. Seed Out aims to assist the underprivileged in Pakistan learn the entrepreneurial or business skills required to successfully launch their own company… Read More

Thailand’s Corporate VC Firm Krungsri Finnovate to Invest $10 Million in Three Startups to Improve Country’s Digital Infrastructure

Krungsri Finnovate, a corporate venture capital company operating under Bank of Ayudhya (BAY), the third-largest bank in Thailand in terms of assets, loans, and deposits, is planning to invest $10 million into the operations of three promising startups during the first half of this year…. Read More

Digital Transformation: Standard Bank South Africa to Migrate Core SAP Cloud-based Platform to Microsoft Azure

Standard Bank South Africa recently revealed that its migrating its core SAP cloud-powered platform to Microsoft Azure, in order to enhance customer experience and to be able to more effectively deploy new solutions. By teaming up with tech giant Microsoft, the financial institution hopes to… Read More

Kuwait’s Path Solutions Introduces Path Digital and Path Intelligence Platform to Provide Seamless Digital Banking Experience

Kuwait-based company Path Solutions has introduced the Path Digital and Path Intelligence platforms to allow local banks to offer clients a seamless and intelligent digital banking experience.  The Fintech solution provider noted that the launch of the new platform will complement its new Intelligent Digital… Read More

Digital Banking will Claim Over 3.6 Billion Users By 2024: Research

A recent study published by Juniper Research claims that by 2024, the number of digital banking customers will surpass 3.6 billion, which would be a significant 54% increase from the current 2.4 billion users in 2020. This considerable growth has been attributed to the steady… Read More

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