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The embedded, invisible, intelligent bank

March 23, 2023

When a bank disappears from sight, can it still exist as a bank? The short answer is yes, in an invisible finance world.

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The criticality of time as a measurable asset

February 14, 2023

While time has always been important in trading, tracking it to within that last nanosecond is now more important than ever.

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Banks need to be ready for hybrid money

January 11, 2023

A global network of mobile and internet platforms demands a global currency, but what will this future currency look like?

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Don’t try to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing if you’re not a wolf

December 21, 2022

The take-away lesson from 2022 is that 2023 will offer great opportunities to expand services and grab market share, but only for those who are qualified.

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Dealing with a recession

November 10, 2022

Many are expecting to see consolidation in the fintech community as a result of the impending global recession and the easy money of recent years drying up. 

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Digital is a mindset, not a project

October 10, 2022

Banks are investing huge sums in innovation; but the issue is not one of budgets — it's about ideas and execution.

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Reputation as a currency

September 7, 2022

What will be the currency of the future?

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Telling real from fake: whose job is it?

August 12, 2022

Criminals can fake almost anything online, which makes many fearful of being scammed. Can banks help embed trust in the digital world?

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Why regulators cannot keep up with fintech innovation

July 13, 2022

Keeping up with fast-moving fintech innovation has proven difficult for the world’s financial supervisors, which has led to turmoil for customers and investors.

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Is your bank now cool?

June 15, 2022

As fintechs face a challenging time ahead, and some are already downsizing in preparation, incumbent banks are looking more attractive to tech talent.

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