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Investment banks cautiously look into the cloud

November 29, 2021

A host of benefits have continued to entice banks to adopt cloud-based technology, but as with any large-scale transformation it is not always straightforward. 

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Are banks meeting the needs of the ‘passion economy’?

November 18, 2021

As the passion economy grows and offers people fresh and flexible ways of making money by building businesses around what they love, is the industry ready to offer services to this smaller-sized, but fast-growing segment of the corporate market?

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Why banks need to finance futuristic ideas

November 8, 2021

Revolutionary change is sometimes hard to understand – but we are on the cusp of a new reality.

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Leapfrog and scale: the rise of fintech in Africa

November 4, 2021

Fintech investments on the African continent exceeded $1.35bn last year. The question now is whether a lack of incumbent legacy systems can help propel the sector further.

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2022: a tech boom and a greenwashing backlash?

November 3, 2021

Forrester’s annual predictions report forecasts an array of new digital offerings next year and that regulators will get tough on ESG classifications.

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India home to rising number of fintech unicorns

October 27, 2021

India’s mobile payments market is forecast to grow 41% annually and be worth more than $2bn by 2024, fuelling a surge in fintech start-ups gaining unicorn status.

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Banks drawn to possibilities on the Ethereum blockchain

October 22, 2021

As a decentralised open-source blockchain with smart-contract functionality, Ethereum holds enormous promise for the financial services industry.

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How fintech is ripping up the rulebook

October 18, 2021

Beyond retail banking and payments lies investment and commercial banking, the next frontier for fintechs looking to disrupt the status quo.

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Enabling banking for all

October 1, 2021

Any form of disability can act as a barrier to accessing financial services without the right guidelines, procedures and technologies in place.

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Are core banking ops driving the digitisation agenda?

September 23, 2021

Benchmark your organisation against peers by participating in this survey to gauge where core banking operations are on the digitisation journey.

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