banking & finance

Money Matters: Follow These Rules To Secure Your Financial Future

Image Source It's hardly a surprising fact that most of us want to take good care of our money. Unless you have money to burn (which, let's face it, most of us don't) then you're going to want to find the best possible ways to keep your money secure ...

APIs — the critical link within the ecosystem

How WSO2’s Open Source API Management Platform is Enabling BNY Mellon’s Digital Transformation by Ursula Gonsalves Let’s talk numbers. Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) runs a set of systems that track up to USD 30 trillion worth of wealth globally through investment management, investment services and ...

Opportunities For Blockchain Application

How Modern Heroes Are Using Blockchain to Foster Financial Inclusion for Refugees and Unbanked Population Read the full story here. In 2016, globalization sometimes is accelerated by unfortunate events, such as the ones happening in the Middle East, forcing masses of the local population to leave their homes. Becoming citizens of ...

3. How You Make Your Wealth Grow *Matters*

The 3 Essential Rules You Don’t Know You Should Follow In Your Financial Life Photo: Drew CoffmanMoney is a curious thing. When you go after money like a goal, it punishes you. Piles of crap later, you inevitably feel like you’ll never have enough. Like you’ll never be ...

A Historic Cycle Of Product Bundling And Unbundling

The unbundling of bundling Silicon Beach is an annual gathering of the UK’s leading strategic thinkers and digital innovators. Matt Desmier who runs this wonderful event asked me to come along and speak about a theory I had been ‘reckoning’ for the last three years — that there might be ...

The VC space is near Bubble levels

Dear Kobe, VC investing is in overtime… Coming into the 4th quarter cold without taking a shot is a shi**y feeling. A feeling that is a distant memory from your rookie year. So why the f**k are you starting a VC fund with someone who doesn’t know ...

MAKING USE OF SUPERIOR DATA

AMERICAN EXPRESS NEEDS TO EXPLOIT ITS DIGITAL ADVANTAGE OVER VISA & MASTERCARD The challenge for AmEx is to avoid using its data advantage solely to drive traditional marketing, and to aim for more than an increase in consumer spending. Have you been following the troubled course of American Express in the ...

ADDING VALUE TO CUSTOMERS USING BIG DATA, AI, AND PERSONALIZATION

Top Fintech Consultant, Simplifying the FINTECH Trends Expectations vs. reality is always a difficult one to deal with, especially when we try to relate this with Deo ads (girls never come running in reality ;-)). Banking is another area where you never get what they promise in ads. I realized ...

Let Us Know In The Comments What Other Careers Or Anything Else You Want To see!

Thinking about becoming a banker? The RealTalk analysis of the career pathways in finance. Most people choose finance because of the analytical challenge, the earnings potential and the status high finance jobs can bring. If these are three things you are looking for, finance could be the career for you. ...

1. Il est possible que nous ne soyons pas fous

[WE ARE COMING] On va tout casser pour accueillir nos premiers utilisateurs en Q2 Friends and Family project Il y a un mois, on postait ça: “On a décidé de monter une banque dédiée à la tech.” Ce mois de septembre a été riche en apprentissages et nous ...

We have added more banks to our list

Omnibank is still alive and kicking! Omnibank aims at providing software developers an API to access bank information. Getting hooked up to your data shouldn’t take more than the time your coffee needs to pour. Want to meet us? We will be at the BNP Fintech Summit on October 13 ...

Where Can Meaningful Alternative Data Be found?

Shedding Light on Credit Indivisible With Big Alternative Data Read the full story here. Big data has become an immense part of any sort of sophisticated decision-making tool for financial institutions and beyond. The importance of consolidated structured records on customer financial (and not only) behavior is difficult to overestimate ...