New York City Fuels FinTech Innovation

An open innovation framework established by the Partnership for New York City, Accenture and financial institutions spurs tech advances and economic gains. For most business and IT executives, today’s furious rate of technology change represents both opportunities and challenges. However, at the center of everything is an issue that many struggle with: keeping up with…

Fintech goes to Washington: Regulators, financial firms discuss wave of future

As financial technology (fintech) startups enhance collaboration with traditional financial institutions to diversify and modernize financial services, a better understanding of how the regulatory environment impacts a company’s operations is becoming increasingly critical. The FinTech Innovation Lab’s (FIL) new regulator-in-residence, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury Jonah Crane, is attempting to answer these questions for the…

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Insurers Spy Revenue Creation Possibilities In Aprivacy’s Secure Data Technology

A Hong Kong-based security firm providing secure means for banks to send private data to clients is seeing growing interest from the insurance industry as it claims its systems allow customers to create new revenue streams. Cedric Jeannot, chief executive of financial technology (fintech) start-up APrivacy, said the company’s security features provide an invisible layer…

China Leads Global Fintech Investments

Accenture FindsAsia-Pacific nearly doubles 2015 fintech financing in first half of 2016 reaching almost $10 billion; growth driven by China Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily in China, reached $9.62 billion as of July 31, more than twice the $4.26 billion invested in the region in all of 2015, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN)…