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USAA, AmFam, Liberty Mutual join Connected Insurance USA 2019

Connected Insurance USA Summit (Nov 20-21, Chicago) is bringing together over 700+ senior insurance leaders to redefine the future of insurance.

Fintech Company EBANX is the Newest Unicorn in Latin America

EBANX, has raised a significant follow-on investment from FTV Capital, a US-based growth equity investment firm. The investment contributed to making the fintech company the newest unicorn of Latin America.

Sberbank and Microsoft bring AI to robotic cash handling

Sberbank and Microsoft Research are teaming up to study how AI can be used to train robots to interact with physical objects in order to boost coin counting productivity.

Amazon Pay users in India can now pay their utility, mobile and cable bills with Alexa

Amazon Pay users in India can now use voice command with Alexa to pay their utility, internet, mobile, and satellite cable TV bills, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. This is the first time, the company said, it is pairing these functionalities with Amazon Pay in any market.

Starling partners with Digital Risks and CyberSmart

Starling, the leading digital bank, has partnered with Nimbla, the insurance industry disrupter, to offer its 65,000 small business customers the peace of mind to know that if their debtors go bust, they will still get paid.

Stripe launches in Malaysia

Stripe, a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet, announced its official launch in Malaysia. Stripe also announced a partnership with Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) to make FPX available to businesses in the country.

Plug and Play Amsterdam Launches New Programs Focused on Smart Cities and Financial Services

Plug and Play Amsterdam held a Soft Launch for their new Smart Cities and Financial Services programs last Wednesday at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, bringing in more than 80 attendees including six startups and over 30 corporate guests.

Expert Interview: Ubiquity

Corey Besaw is the Chief Innovation Officer for Ubiquity, where he is responsible for leading the development of new products and services. In this article he talks about the company’s extensive growth, their innovation lab in Amsterdam, their services and growth plans.

Expert Interview: Evelien Witlox from ING

Evelien Witlox, Global Director of Payments & Cards at ING shares her insights into the changes of the payments sector, ING’s preparation for PSD2 and many more.

OSPT Alliance Membership Surpasses 100 as Influence of Mobility Services Continues to Grow

The membership of OSPT Alliance - a global community enabling the future of mobility services - has surpassed 100 member companies following a successful 12 months.

Big Answers are Needed to Solve a Huge Problem for Small Businesses

Anders la Cour, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Banking Circle looks at the challenges and opportunities ahead for FinTechs, challengers and incumbent banks seeking to better-serve SMEs.

ING joined Dutch AI taskforce

ING has joined a taskforce to promote the development and acceptance of artificial intelligence technology in the Netherlands, part of a national initiative to halt a brain drain of talent to AI powerhouses like the US and China.

Warply Joins Mastercard Start Path

Warply was inducted into the Start Path program with "Payments Keyboard"

Revolut Taps Bottomline Aggregator for Real-Time Payments

Revolut selected the Bottomline Universal Aggregator to deliver real-time payment services to retail and business customers

Ripple Introduces Blockchain Tech to Finastra Banking Customers

Ripple has struck a deal to offer its blockchain technology for cross-border payments to Finastra's banking customers.

UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Supported by Ethereum Foundation

UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology “benefiting children and young people around the world.”

DNB is Launching a New Mobile App Through the Open Banking Platform Nordic API Gateway.

Norway's largest bank, DNB, is launching a new version of its mobile app, powered by the open banking platform Nordic API Gateway.

NatWest First UK Bank to Unveil Biometric Credit Card

The first biometric fingerprint credit card issued by a UK bank begins its three-month national trial today. NatWest is piloting cutting-edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 150 customers, in partnership with Mastercard and Gemalto, a Thales Company.

Barclays Joins the Price War, Launches First Zero-Fee ETNs

With financial institutions increasingly starting to offer their products for free, such as zero-commission stock trading, Barclays Plc has joined in, by starting the first no-fee exchange-traded notes (ETNs) in the United States.

PayPal receives online payments license in China

PayPal has become the first foreign firm to get an online payments license in China after buying a 70% stake in Guofubao Information Technology Co (GoPay)