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Is fintech to banking what craft ale is to brewing?

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Is fintech to banking what craft ale is to brewing? If so, what can banks learn from the rise and rise of craft ale? Aden Davies, principal consultant at ABZD, looks at ten trends seen in the craft ale industry that have interesting parallels with the rise of fintech.

Infographic: why your moat is no longer enough to protect your castle

Infographic Fortify Your Castle Q2

In the 1600s, Spain built an impregnable defence system to protect the San Juan Bay in Puerto Rico. This defence in-depth system fortified San Juan with three lines of defence, marking a high point in military engineering for the time period. A similar model could be used to protect your institution’s account holders from today’s cyberattacks. But with 15.4 million Americans falling victim to identity fraud last year, three lines of defence are no longer enough.

Fintech layoffs round-up: 18 August 2017

FSB: fintech brings risks and benefits

A distinctly cheerless round-up as we highlight some key moments regarding fintech layoffs. Features Simple and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). US-based digital banking service Simple has fired 33 staff members (about 10% of its workforce), including several executives, according to The Oregonian. Simple’s CMO, chief people officer, VP of operations, and VP of engineering […]

Top fintech stories this week – 18 August 2017

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

Physical containers – reused in novel ways. Does that include nextgen branch offices?

Shipping container reimagined

With standards as simple as what we see with shipping containers, creative folks will begin considering options for almost anything that can benefit from these containers being mobile. The user experience that today we enjoy with mobile devices has changed the very heart of today’s data centre even as we see on-premise IT moving to clouds. Couldn’t a case be made that such flexibility be embraced even more aggressively in the future and couldn’t that change the very way we view banking as it continues to transform?

CIBC goes it alone with new Simplii Financial banking brand

Fully digital mortgage now a reality in Canada

Canada’s banking group CIBC has unveiled Simplii Financial, its new direct banking brand, signalling the end of its President’s Choice (PC) Financial consumer banking business with retailer Loblaw. Mike Boluch, EVP, direct banking, innovation and payments, CIBC, says Simplii will deliver “straightforward, no-fee everyday banking” and offer services by telephone, online, or through mobile and […]

Credit Union Australia pivots with Pivotus Ventures’ digital banking

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Credit Union Australia (CUA) has joined a group of banking providers, becoming the exclusive Australia and New Zealand partner of Pivotus Ventures. The deal – which also includes the UK’s Nationwide Building Society, US bank Umpqua and the Netherlands’ De Volksbank – will let CUA develop new digital banking opportunities. The ideas are being developed […]

Urban FT throws Digiliti Money a life raft

Financial trouble in fintech paradise

Digiliti Money may be able to breathe a much-needed sigh of relief after a tumultuous few weeks, including declining revenues, appointing an interim CEO and the delay of its Q2 earnings report, writes Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. The Minneapolis-based company, which sells mobile financial services app technology, has an offer on the table from […]

White paper: digital trust is transforming online and mobile banking

Digital Trust by Vasco

Banks are beginning to re-align their internal processes and external-facing products to take advantage of, and more fully realize, the potential of digital transformation. One of the biggest challenges they come up against in this pursuit is how to balance customer experience and security. In other words, implementing a framework that accounts for all the […]

SEFCU outsources core processing to Fiserv DNA

SEFCU swaps in-house legacy tech for Fiserv

SEFCU, a top-50 credit union in the US, is modernising its core processing software with Fiserv.

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