Alumni perspective: How the Fintech Innovation Lab helped us sign our first major banking client

Over the past four years, our company, Kasisto, has established our platform, KAI, as a leader in Conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the finance industry—powering virtual assistants that drive business results and delight customers. We have signed up heavyweight clients such as DBS, JP Morgan, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered, and TD Bank, and have…

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…

Maria Gotsch Featured: Inside New York City’s push to become a global fintech capital

From Harvard Business Review In 2010, Maria Gotsch (MBA 1989) called a meeting with the chief information and technology officers at five of the largest banks headquartered in Manhattan. The session would last for three hours, but as Gotsch recalls, the executives in the room barely glanced at their phones. They were too intent on what…

Foxconn backs Cambridge Blockchain in $7 Million Series A Round

From CoinDesk: “Identity startup Cambridge Blockchain has closed a $7 million Series A round led by HCM Capital, the investing arm of the Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group. According to Tuesday’s announcement, Foxconn is “exploring deployments” of software developed by Cambridge Blockchain to improve the management of connected devices and global supply chains. Other…

How Artificial Intelligence Can Stop Market Manipulation

From MarketVoice: “This past March, a group of venture capital firms and banking organizations led by BNP Paribas invested $30 million into Digital Reasoning, a privately held company based in Nashville that is emerging as one of the leaders in using artificial intelligence to analyze human communications. The funding round, which also included Barclays, Goldman…

Alloy wins Bank Director’s 2018 Best of FinXTech Award for Winners Announced for “Startup Innovation”

From Bank Director: “Radius, a $1.1 billion asset bank headquartered in Boston, has been on a dedicated track to become an online-only retail bank since Mike Butler took over as CEO about 10 years ago. But Butler and his executive team knew that Radius’ customer acquisition and onboarding process was inefficient. The demand was there,…

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…