ASX Gives Digital Asset’s Technology Green Light to Replace CHESS

ASX today announces its intention to replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by its technology partner Digital Asset (DA) CHESS (Clearing House Electronic Subregister System) is the system used by ASX to record shareholdings and manage the clearing and settlement of equity transactions in Australia. It was world-leading when introduced in the 1990s, providing name-on-register…

Technology, industry and funding opportunities spark the first insurtech track of the FinTech Innovation Lab

By John Cusano, Maria Gotsch and David Treat The insurance industry is in the midst of a technological transformation. According to Accenture’s 2017 Technology Vision for Insurance, 87% of insurers believe that technology is advancing at an exponential rate and 86% say they must accelerate innovation just to maintain a competitive edge. At the same…

FinTech Innovation Lab New York Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City create InsurTech track as North America continues to dominate investment in insurance-focused fintech innovations NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology,…

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…