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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.

PayPal’s new pal is its first payments bot

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PayPal has a new pal – namely its first bot that lets users move and manage their money in a conversational and casual style. It is built on the Slack messaging platform, which has five million daily active users and lets teams centralise conversations. With the bot, people can send money between PayPal accounts without […]

ImaginBank launches chatbot for millennials

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CaixaBank’s mobile-only bank, imaginBank, has unveiled a chatbot to help millennials find offers and promotions most relevant to them, based on their preferences or location. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), the chatbot will be available to users via Facebook Messenger on imaginBank’s Facebook page. Launched in January 2016, imaginBank is a 100% digital and mobile […]

Cleo chatbot comes to Facebook Messenger

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The rise of the chatbots continues as Cleo, a virtual money assistant described by its creators as the “Siri of personal finance,” has launched on Facebook Messenger for users in the UK, reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Developed by the London-based fintech start-up of the same name, Cleo is an artificial-intelligence-powered chatbot the companies say […]

Singapore’s POSB launches banking chatbot

POSB chatbot

POSB, one of Singapore’s oldest banks and part of the DBS Banking Group, has launched an online virtual assistant. It is powered by the KAI conversational bot/AI platform from a New York-based fintech start-up, Kasisto.

Putting trust in chatbots

Digital banking era is upon us... Is there a place for humans in it?

Artificial intelligence (AI) interfaces and chatbots could be revolutionary for financial institutions – but only if they strike the right balance between human and machine interaction.

ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank embrace social media

Banking comes to social media in India

ICICI Bank goes for Twitter, while HDFC Bank banks on Facebook Messenger.

Varo Money to launch bot and money coach, Val

Fancy a chat?

Mobile banking app Varo Money is brining to market a chatbot and “money coach”, Val. Val is powered by Kasisto’s KAI Banking bot and “delivers insights into spending, savings, borrowing and helps people set goals as well as offer updates and encouragement about their progress”.

Digital messaging platform Viber gets banking chatbot

Banking comes to Viber

Comtrade Digital Services has built an automated banking platform that enables users of online/mobile messaging platform Viber to perform a range of banking operations entirely through a chatbot.

Bank of America to launch AI chatbot

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Bank of America has unveiled its new artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot to help customers make decisions on their finances. Called Erica, a nod to the name America, it will be available inside the bank’s mobile app in 2017. Customers can do the usual AI stuff – chat via text or voice – and it’s all […]

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