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 Innovation Lab Team and Class of 2017

FinTech Innovation Lab Celebrates Seventh Anniversary, Entrepreneurs Debut Breakthrough Technologies in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Fraud Detection

NEW YORK; June 22, 2017 – The New York FinTech Innovation Lab, founded by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, celebrates seven years as it kicks off its annual Demo Day, hosted at the Bank of America Tower at Bryant Park. Eight startups will debut the innovations that came out ahead…

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…

Hunt to be Leading Centers of Fintech

44 Cities in the Hunt to be Leading Centers of Fintech

That was my unexpected takeaway from the recent Innovate Finance Global Summit in London. The list of cities vying for the title of fintech trailblazer includes‎ the current leaders (New York, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore), as well as a long list of aspirants, which includes Abu Dhabi, Copenhagen, Jakarta, Lagos, Sao Paulo, and…