Swift brings Innotribe start-up challenge to Russia and CIS countries


Swift Innotribe has partnered with the Russian National Swift Member and User Group (Rosswift) comprising the Bank of Russia, the National Settlement Depository, Sberbank, and Alfa-Bank, to launch its first start-up challenge in the region.

Top ten fintech events in 2016

Sibos 2016: restoring trust in financial markets

Look back at some of the major fintech events in 2016, with Banking Technology’s top ten! Sibos 2016: markets still in “Dante’s circles of hell” It’s the big one. And this is just one snippet from our extensive coverage of Sibos in Geneva. We also produced videos, published Daily News at Sibos, had fun with […]

Payments and blockchain: Pilotville

Blockchain and payments – Piltoville

The payments industry went just a bit blockchain bonkers at this year’s Sibos. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) was a hot topic throughout the week. This was quite astounding given there are very few examples of working blockchain or DLT use cases; most of the initiatives under way are proofs of concept.

Banking Technology October 2016 issue out now

Banking Technology October 2016

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Top fintech stories this week – 30 September 2016

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place – and all with a Sibos touch! Blockchain: be ready to ‘fail fast and fail cheap’ Wouldn’t it be better to succeed in the first place? Innotribe plots rise of new fintech hubs A tribe calling for a […]

Sibos 2016: Key highlights. Banking Technology editor on Good Morning Sibos TV


Tanya Andreasyan, Banking Technology’s editor, chats with Sibos TV hosts about the highlights and key themes of Sibos 2016, collaborative efforts within the industry to tackle cybersecurity threats, and the circles of the Brexit hell (we are now in circle one – Limbo).

Sibos 2016: What awaits us? Banking Technology editor on Good Morning Sibos TV

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Tanya Andreasyan, editor of Banking Technology, talks to Sibos TV hosts about various collaborative efforts within the financial services industry, innovation and disruption, and banks’ newly-found love for fintechs. Hug a fintech!

Energising correspondent banking

Day2 global payments

Reports of the death of correspondent banking are highly exaggerated. But the business model is changing and Swift hopes its Global Payments Innovation Initiative will improve cross-border payments. Swift is often accused of moving slowly, yet the Global Payments Innovation Initiative (GPII) gives lie to that. First discussed at Sibos 2015 in Singapore, Swift will […]

FTR 2015 – EU regulation with global impact

Marc Recker, Deutsche Bank

What is FTR 2015 and how does it affect banks operating in the cross-border payments space? Marc Recker, Head of Market Management, Institutional Cash Management at Deutsche Bank, explores. The challenges and complexities of complying with anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CFT) regulations are certainly not new in the financial industry. Over the past […]

SIBOS Video: Max Speur, SunTec

Max Speur Suntec Sibos 2015 video screen shot

SIBOS Video: Max Speur, SunTec