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New Report Explores Design Thinking in Financial Services

Design thinking is a methodology used during the process of designing and a problem-solving protocol which consists in, first, defining the problem, and then, implementing the solutions, always with the needs of the user demographic at the core of concept

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Oracle, Wharton Fintech Report: Millennials, An ‘Immense Opportunity for Banks’

Totaling 80 million individuals who are commanding US$1.3 trillion in direct annual spending in the US alone, Millennials are the largest generation in world history. The demographic represents a diverse financial services segment completely different from their predecessors and an

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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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15 Major Fintech Trends in 2016

Life.SREDA, a fintech-focused venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore, has released its annual fintech research report detailing the major fintech trends for 2016. ‘Money of the Future,’ co-authored by Life.SREDA, business school INSEAD, and consultancy firm Deloitte, examines the 15

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DBS Bank Report: Blockchain Technology to Unlock Southeast Asia’s Potential

The most transformative blockchains will be those that can work across geopolitical boundaries and Southeast Asia has the most potential that can be unlocked with this technology, according to a new report by DBS Bank. “Asia’s geopolitical context is unique

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Customers Willing to Shift to Mobile Money for International Transfers

Mobile international money transfer services have significant potential to gain traction and market share as 92% of consumers are willing to ditch traditional money transmitter services for a mobile method, according to a new survey. Entitled ‘Mobile Financial Services Consumer

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5 Key Fintech Trends and Data from Citi’s ‘Digital Disruption’ Report

Changing consumer behavior combined with advances in technology has changed the relationship that customers have with their bank and with their finances. Customers rely less and less on walking into a branch for their banking needs, and instead have digital

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20% of Financial Service Business at Risk to Fintechs by 2020

Financial technology companies are shaping the financial services industry from the outside in, and more than 20% of traditional players being at risk to fintech companies by 2020, according to a new report by PowerwaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In a new report

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Blockchain in Capital Markets: Still Many Hurdles to Overcome, Says a New Report

In a new report entitled ‘Blockchain in Capital Markets: The Prize and the Journey,’ Euroclear and Oliver Wyman explore the merits of using blockchain technology in the capital markets, a technology that could potentially provide a new approach to data

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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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