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  • Banking Innovation IBM BusinessConnect 2015 Financial Services

    IBM BusinessConnect 2015: Banking on Innovation, FinTech, Blockchain and Watson

    IBM BusinessConnect 2015: experience the latest trends and innovations in digital banking, big data, cognitive computing, blockchain and FinTech; meet Fidor Bank’s Founder, Matthias Kroener, our Watson robot advisor and the IAAF president, Lord Coe. On Thursday 19th November, IBM is hosting an event focused on banking innovation as part of our IBM BusinessConnect 2015 series […] More

  • Interview Fidor Bank UK FinTech Banking Innovation

    Fidor Bank UK: Customer Centricity, FinTech, API Banking [INTERVIEW]

    Fidor Bank became the latest challenger bank to officially launch in the UK. The community banking platform is focused on customer engagement, transparency and API banking via FinTech partnerships. I invite you to watch my video interview with Sophie Guibaud – VP European Expansion at Fidor. Congratulations to my good friend Matthias Kröner and his […] More

  • Start Tel Aviv Competition Start up Saxo Bank

    Saxo Bank Sponsors ‘Start Tel Aviv’ Start-up Competition

    Saxo Bank is sponsoring the Denmark chapter of the international ‘Start Tel Aviv’ startup contest where entrepreneurs will compete in a 5-day startup bootcamp in September 2015. Saxo Bank has been involved in sponsoring a competition to find the next best start-up. ‘Golden Egg‘ is the Danish part of the international competition ‘Start Tel Aviv‘ […] More

  • Societe Generale Hackathon Digital Bank Tomorrow

    Societe Generale’s Hackathon: Build the Digital Bank of Tomorrow

    In partnership with Brainwaves, Societe Generale India will host a 30-hour hackathon inviting local digital talents to build the digital bank of tomorrow: digital workspace, AI and Tech for social good. A couple of days ago, I came across Societe Generale‘s YouTube video entitled ‘A Hackathon by SG GSC‘. The Societe Generale Global Solution Centre […] More

  • CBD Active Saver Mobile App Banking Innovation

    Active Saver App + Fitness Tracker = Healthier, Wealthier Banking Customers

    Commercial Bank of Dubai launched the innovative ‘Active Saver App’ which taps mobile banking and fitness trackers to reward healthy customers with higher interest rates. Last week, I noticed on the Apple app store a new banking app from Commercial Bank of Dubai: the Active Saver App available exclusively for iOS for now (an Android app is coming soon). The idea […] More

  • Royal Bank Scotland FinTech Hackathon Banking Innovation

    RBS Hosts Public FinTech Hackathon with Open Bank Project

    Royal Bank of Scotland will host ‘hack make the bank’, a FinTech Hackathon next month in Edinburgh in partnership with the Open Bank Project team. This morning, I received an email from the Open Bank Project team inviting me to participate to the first public FinTech Hackathon hosted by RBS in Edinburgh on the 9th-11th of […] More

  • Lloyds Banking Group Simply Internet Banking Customer Experience

    Lloyds Simplifies Online/Mobile Banking, Drives Customer Experience

    Lloyds Banking Group is aiming to deliver an improved customer experience by simplifying their internet banking service, both online and on mobile. Lloyds Banking Group is making both online and mobile banking simpler.  Customers will see a number of improvements, like quicker access to their day-to-day banking tasks and a better experience on touch screen […] More

  • UBS the Future of Finance Challenge Banking Innovation

    UBS Launches Future of Finance Challenge with Fintech Startups

    UBS launches the Future of Finance Challenge, a global open innovation competition for entrepreneurs, start-ups and companies in growth mode to transform the customer experience. “This global open innovation competition, the UBS Future of Finance Challenge, is for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies that could change the way finance works and how banks meet their […] More

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    ANZ Banks on Tech Panel to Teach their Board about Digital Disruption

    ANZ Banking Group established an “international technology and digital business advisory panel” to teach digital transformation and IT disruption to their Board. A group of technology industry leaders including an executive from Twitter will meet four times a year with the technology committee of the ANZ Banking Group board to advise it on emerging trends […] More