Articles

The DeFi Hype: Why it matters

Focusing on the underlying use cases and real value of Defi

July 14, 2021 • Nakul Gupta

Today we have a financial system that depends on status, wealth and geography - where you were born and how much access to wealth & education your parents have a disproportionate correlatio...


NFTs - A hype or a lasting new investment asset class?

A comprehensive overview of Non Fungible Tokens

July 8, 2021 • Joris Lochy

NFTs are at the moment a real buzz. The word NFT stands for non-fungible token , which means a unique, irreplaceable cryptographic object. It aims to manage ownership of digital content (dig...


Ethereum and smart contracts

Ethereum is a global, open-source platform for decentralised applications. Some define ethereum as a new era of internet where everyone has access to an open financial system.

July 6, 2021 • Vivek Sahni

Ethereum is a global, open-source platform for decentralised applications. Some define ethereum as a new era of internet where everyone has access to an open financial system. An internet bui...


Fintech Advances and Financial Services – what does the post-covid road hold?

Survey revealing the changing status of the industry

June 28, 2021 • Andreas Simou

The advances in the implementation of financial technology (fintech) within financial services took a significant change in direction during the last year and a half. Areas that were deemed the...


Tech savviness soars following pandemic but personal touch still key to customer experience

Over half of UK consumers will interact with brands more through digital channels post-pandemic, according to Nuance research

June 24, 2021 • Nuance

Over half (55%) of UK adults will interact with brands more through digital and virtual channels than face-to-face post-pandemic, according to new research from  Nuance . The global study - wh...


Fintech Infrastructure 1.0: Coming of Age

Peeling the fintech onion and why middleware stack is becoming so important

June 22, 2021 • Nakul Gupta

Do you know how Revolut manages to scale internationally so rapidly while expanding their product portfolio? The answer lies in white-labelling APIs of multiple “Financial Infrastructure as-a-S...


The Role of Data providers

Valuable partners for every player in the financial industry

June 21, 2021 • Joris Lochy

Expressions like "Data is the new oil" are already becoming a cliché on social media, but there is still a lot of truth to them. Obviously with customer centricity and hyper-personali...


How Bank CISOs Can Respond to a Digital Hostage Scenario

As banks have digitised, the attack surface has expanded correspondingly

June 17, 2021 • Tom Kellermann

Trust has always been the cornerstone of the banking industry. Without customer confidence that their assets are secure, banks cannot function. A reputation for having the strongest vaults with...


Open Banking is an essential tool for accountants to help small businesses improve financial planning and results

Facing complex financial future with new tools

June 16, 2021 • Richard McCall

As the pandemic comes to an end, millions of small businesses are facing a complex financial future. As staff are coming off furlough and businesses open, many will need to assess the imp...


Insurers Reducing Expected Losses with IoT

Abstract of the "From Risk Transfer to Risk Prevention" paper

June 15, 2021 • Matteo Carbone

Abstract of the "From Risk Transfer to Risk Prevention" paper by Isabelle Flückiger - Director New Technologies and Data at The Geneva Association - and Matteo Carbon...