Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

Program helps innovative financial technology entrepreneurs accelerate growth and solidifies New York City’s leadership position as fintech hub NEW YORK; Oct. 18, 2018 – Applications are now being accepted for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and…

Regulators Seeing FinTech’s Bright Side

Author: Jonah Crane, FinTech Innovation Lab Regulator in Residence; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Financial Stability Oversight Council, United States Treasury Department. — The U.S. Treasury Department last week released a report on nonbank financial services, with a particular focus on FinTech innovation. The report was just that–a paper with no legal or regulatory status. But…

Tech Entrepreneurs to Debut Breakthrough Solutions at Eighth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York

Lab created by Accenture and Partnership Fund for NYC continues to accelerate adoption of innovative technologies in New York City, including artificial intelligence, internet of things and virtual reality   NEW YORK; June 21, 2018 – Eleven emerging technology companies will debut their innovations at the FinTech Innovation Lab New York’s Demo Day today at…

JP Morgan is unleashing artificial intelligence on a business that moves $5 trillion for corporations every day

Article written by Hugh Son | @hugh_son and published on CNBC For the past six months, J.P. Morgan Chase has quietly been shuttling clients to the bank’s technology lab on the West Side of Manhattan for a glimpse at the future of work. The executives — treasurers and finance chiefs of some of the world’s biggest companies —…

ASX Exchange Targets 2020 for DLT Settlement System

By: David Floyd, coindesk   Link to original publication on coindesk   The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is moving closer to replacing its CHESS clearing and settlement system with a distributed ledger-based alternative. Details about the system’s progression toward production launch were included in an 87-page consultation paper published Friday, which included a timeline for…

Major Financial Industry Players Rally Around FDC3 To Provide Universal Technology Standards

OpenFin brings together leading capital markets participants to power industry application interoperability and desktop connectivity March 8, 2018 – New York and London – A newly formed group of major finance industry players announced today that they have joined an OpenFin-led initiative to bring universal connectivity and standards to all of the financial industry’s desktop…

Mind the Gap: Addressing Challenges to FinTech Adoption

After nearly a decade of growth for the fintech sector, it has taken a foothold in financial services. The ability to quickly adopt external innovation is creating competitive advantages for financial services companies. Entrepreneurial fintechs decreasingly see themselves as competitors with large financial institutions, but rather as partners in a large, highly regulated marketplace. Financial…

How an entrepreneur and Fortune 500 CEO taps into hard earned lessons as a fintech mentor

By Cris Conde As I write, I’m just completing five days of intensive interviews in London with candidates for the Lab here. In my role as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Fintech Innovation Lab, these experiences are often dizzying in one respect, bracing in another. I’ve never seen a wider extent of innovation and opportunity any…