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Fintech journalist thrilled to receive glossy brochure

A fintech journalist has reached the pinnacle of his career after being given a glossy brochure at the conference “Blockchain and Brexit – tenuously linked over four days”. Jaded hack and scarecrow impersonator Eugene Egmont, reporter at Flabbergasted by Fintech, approached a firm’s stand at the event with good intentions – a quick and lively […]

Boston Firefighters CU in tech overhaul with COCC

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Boston Firefighters Credit Union has outsourced its core processing to Connecticut Online Computer Centre (COCC).

How to make a success out of blockchain

Philippe Ruault, BNP Paribas Securities Services

There is pressure for CEOs to decide how distributed ledger technology (DLT) fits into their business strategy. Regulators also recognise that blockchain could advance their own processes. So what is all the excitement about? Blockchain is an exciting innovation but the technology has flaws…

Traity collaborates with Suncorp to launch a micro-insurance platform

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Kevin, Traity’s new chatbot, provides micro-insurance for P2P transactions online. Created in collaboration with Australia’s financial services conglomerate, Suncorp, Kevin protects buyers on online marketplaces such as Gumtree, Facebook and Craigslist.

Erste Group automates PRIIPs and MiFID II reg requirements with Asset Control

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Erste Group Bank has opted for Asset Control’s AC Plus financial data management platform to support its PRIIPs and MiFID II regulatory requirements.

Chase to launch new self-service mortgage platform with Roostify

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Chase is planning to launch a new self-service mortgage platform for its 43 million digital users, and will allow customers to digitally track their application – from start to finish.

Nordea Liv and Spiff collaborate for a new social savings app

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Nordea Liv, a life insurance arm of Nordea, has worked with Norwegian fintech start-up Spiff to create a new app that will motivate customers to save money to reach goals.

Top fintech stories this week – 17 February 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Mobile payments in the age of the customer

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The mobile payment market is getting more congested every day. For banks, it’s the most frequent touchpoint – one that can help (re) establish everyday relevance and drive engagement. How can banks develop their strategy and prioritise the capabilities that will help them remain valuable to their customers?

Joy for Bankjoy as three credit unions sign contracts

Joy for Bankjoy

Fintech start-up Bankjoy has signed three credit unions for its digital banking software: CommunityWide Federal Credit Union in Indiana; Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union in Idaho, and One Detroit Credit Union in Illinois.

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