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Global Venture Capital Investment in Fintech Industry Set Record in 2017

Global investment in fintech ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and

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New Accenture Report Highlights Rising Acceptance of Robo-Advisors

Seven out of ten consumers globally are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, highlighting the rise in acceptance of robo services as well as a significant shift in consumer trends, according to a new

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Millennials Driving Digital Shift in Insurance Sector

The insurance industry is undergoing a shift in the way it operates in order to satisfy a new generation of customers – the millennial market. Millennials are demanding more high-tech processes when it comes to insurance, looking for digital interaction

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Leader in Global Fintech Investments: China

Asia-Pacific nearly doubles 2015 fintech financing in first half of 2016 reaching almost $10 billion; growth driven by China Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily in China, reached $9.62 billion as of July 31, more than twice the

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8 Fintech Startups Enter The FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

The startups will undergo a 12-week mentorship programme led by senior financial executives in a series of workshops at the Hong Kong-based tech business park Cyberport to commercialise their products. 8 leading financial technology (fintech) companies today begin a 12-week mentorship

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SWIFT and Accenture Identify Key Factors for Blockchain Tech Wide Adoption

Although blockchain holds many promises for the financial services industry, the technology will need to overcome many challenges before reaching wide adoption, according to a new paper by SWIFT and Accenture. The paper, which aims at formalizing SWIFT’s position on

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Accenture Fintech APAC Study: Fintech Investment to Quadruple in 2015

Fintech investment in Asia-Pacific has been on the rise. In the first nine months of 2015, there had been 122 deals totalling a record of US$3.4 billion injected in the sector, according to a new report from Accenture. Entitled ‘Fintech

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