Moody's: Blockchain to disrupt global banking system
Switzerland's massive banking industry generates half its revenue from fees and commissions, the business line that blockchain will likely cut into, Moody's said in a report Monday.
From blockchain to augmented reality, Canada’s banks aim to patent the future of finance
Central Banks Say Blockchain Could Shake Up Securities Settlement
Deutsche Börse To Develop Blockchain Securities Platform
Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in WealthTech Software
Will wealth managers be able to find financial decisions that are most appropriate to their customers? We have spoken to a number of industry experts and gained an insight into their perspective on the next frontier of WealthTech, and the role AI and big data will play on the way to it.
Vancouver-based FinTech Company Finn.ai Launches Personal Banking Chatbot with Bank of Montreal
Finn AI, developers of a conversational banking technology, announced it has partnered with The Bank of Montreal (BMO) to create a personal banking chatbot for their customers. This is the first ever public launch of a chatbot with a national, tier one, Canadian bank.
2020 Outlook: How FinTech Transformed the Wealth Management Industry
The year 2017 was the most pivotal year for wealth management – technology startups shot themselves in the foot, empowering the next wave of transformation in one of the most asset-heavy segments. Taking their time to watch, interact, and learn, financial institutions have evolved beyond recognition in their strateg...
Wealth Managers Beware: Emerging Fintechs Are Coming For Retirement Planning Next
A new breed of robo-retirement startups have positioned themselves to take on incumbents and the $27.3T of assets held in retirement accounts.
Royal Bank of Canada Explores Blockchain to Automate Credit Scores
The Impact of Regulation on Fintech with Gary Gensler at the MIT Fintech Conference
There is a buzz in the industry that about 2000 ICO's have been out, collectively raising roughly $6B USD (+ growing), however, 46% of them have failed by this time. Why is that? Primarily a result of non-compliance with regulatory bodies in the current jurisdiction and beyond. Too many companies are quick to assume the role of a trail blazer and hope that their business will be the unique business that will adjust regulations. However, the secret to sustainable growth and long term success, is to comply and work with regulatory bodies to help them understand your business, the nuances, and how certain regulations can be used to apply / comply with your business in a manner that will be successful for all stakeholders involved.
Entrepreneurship in Fintech with Kevin O'Leary at the MIT Fintech Conference
Kevin O'Leary brought forth an example of a company by the name of Wicked Good Cupcakes to help the audience understand investment in the new era and the secret sauce entrepreneurs must concoct to be successful.
Investing in Fintech: Global Perspectives at MIT Fintech Conference
The MIT Fintech conference brought together global leaders investing in Fintech from the following organizations: 500 Startups (South East Asia), Monashees Venture Capital (Brazil), Tectonic Ventures (USA), TA Associates (USA).
5 Ways Robo Advisors Reduce the Cost of Investing
Robo-advisors are one of the hottest trends in fintech. However, did you know that they can reduce the cost of investing, sometimes dramatically? Here are five ways that using a robo-advisor can help you save money.