Mailchimp is Shutting Down ICO and Blockchain-related Emails, and People Are Freaking Out

Consider this a shot across the bow of the entire ICO and blockchain-related sector: email marketing service Mailchimp recently enacted a policy shutting off Blockchain and ICO related accounts. Now, the first victims of this policy are getting the news, and responding in kind by attempting to read the riot

Banking on collaboration – Raconteur

From chip and pin to mobile wallets, the payments industry has undergone a rapid transformation in recent years. The advent of the digital age has given rise to new services and technological innovation on an unprecedented scale. Increasingly, consumers have come to expect a connected, customer-centric purchasing experience that goes beyond

The Evolution of the Bank-FinTech Narrative

Over the past few years, financial services industry stakeholders have been heavily involved with the startup community in one way or another – investments, incubators, accelerators, challenges, consortiums, regulatory sandboxes, etc. Startup-institution relationships (whether its Carrier-InsurTech or Bank-FinTech cases) have evolved from competition to a beautiful friendship, bringing out the

The Four Pillars of Digital Transformation in Banking

Four out of five financial institutions believe that digital will fundamentally change banking and completely transform the industry’s competitive landscape. But according to research from the Boston Consulting Group, less than half (43%) confess they don’t even have a digital strategy. And an astonishing one-in-five banking execs consider their bank

Mastercard Talks Security and Innovation |

In financial services today, security and innovation can work with each other, and against each other. FinServ cybersecurity is, of course, a prime target for innovation. But customers’ constant demand for cutting-edge products and services is adding to the load of already heavy security burdens. At the same time, providers must

CB Insights Future Of Fintech

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BNP Paribas integrates Tink as part of PSD2 strategy

BNP Paribas Fortis is integrating consumer financial management software from financial services (fintech) firm Tink into its mobile banking apps as part of its plan to meet and benefit from the EU’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). By working with the fintech company, BNP Paribas Fortis, will be able to utilise