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Dennis Buckly

Dennis Buckly Fintech Writer/Analyst at House of Ventures

Three Major C-Level Appointments that Are Set to Disrupt the FinTech Industry

To say that leadership makes or breaks an organization’s success story is a mere understatement. In today’s ever-evolving business world, the captain of the ship, along with key members of the troupe, must navigate treacherous waters, adapt to changing winds, and chart a course that not only leads to their destination but also ensures the organiz

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Abhinav Paliwal

Abhinav Paliwal CEO at PayNet Systems- A Neo Banking Software Platform

How To Start Mobile Banking Software From Scratch?

Building mobile banking software from the ground up is a complicated and multifaceted procedure. The following is a high-level outline of the steps involved: 1) Market Research and Planning: Conduct market research to identify the target audience, competitors, and features needed to differentiate your mobile banking software. Make a detailed busin...

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Ritesh Jain

Ritesh Jain Founder at Infynit / Former COO HSBC

Cybersecurity – An interesting ode of Challenges and Opportunities for Startups

On a perfect sunny afternoon on June 27, 2017, while travelling on a train from Schiphol Airport to Dan Hague, I was on a conference call with my Maersk team. Suddenly, someone said their screen went blank, and others faced the same issue. As a tech leader with a cybersecurity background, I knew it was severe. I hurriedly contacted IBM, telling th...

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Ritesh Jain

Ritesh Jain Founder at Infynit / Former COO HSBC

Apple's Strategic Voyage into India's Financial Realm

The recent announcement of Apple's plan to launch its credit card in India, partnering with HDFC Bank, marks a critical juncture in the synthesis of technology and finance. Apple, synonymous with innovation, has been making waves across industries. But why should introducing another credit card be a notable event? Let's dissect the implications

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Ritesh Jain

Ritesh Jain Founder at Infynit / Former COO HSBC

Talk of the VC world : Sequoia Is Splitting Into Three VC Firms

Sequoia Capital, the renowned venture capital firm, has made a significant announcement that has sent shockwaves through the investment community. The firm has decided to split into three independent entities: Sequoia Capital US HongShan (which will cover China) Peak XV Partners (which will focus on Southeast Asia and India). This unexpected move h...

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Ritesh Jain

Ritesh Jain Founder at Infynit / Former COO HSBC

Ajay Banga's Appointment as World Bank President: A New Dawn for Global Economic Leadership:

The nomination and subsequent appointment of Ajay Banga as President of the World Bank by President Joe Biden has generated considerable excitement and interest around the global community, stirring excitement and anticipation for what his leadership will bring. As a payments expert working in the financial inclusion space along with G20 GPFI, who...

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Preeti Mishra

Preeti Mishra Senior Director- Capital Markets Practice at Virtusa

Hyper-personalization: A Holy Grail to Success in Wealth Management

The changing contours of the wealth management industry The wealth management industry is in the middle of a transformation. Contributing factors include the ever-growing expectations of a new generation of investors, a continuous influx of innovative products and a number of new and disruptive technologies. Additionally, increased regulatory thr...

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Sridhar Ramamurthi

Sridhar Ramamurthi Industry Advisor at TCS

Being purpose-led: Considerations for Financial Services firms – Customer and Provider Perspectives

In an earlier blog (titled: Being purpose-led: Considerations for Financial Services firms – What does it mean?), we explored what purpose-led means with a few examples. So far, the articulation of the (positive) impact of the aforementioned (earlier blog) financial service instances has been largely qualitative and subjective, making inferences a...

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Sridhar Ramamurthi

Sridhar Ramamurthi Industry Advisor at TCS

Being purpose-led: Considerations for Financial Services firms – What does it mean?

Being purpose-led and ecosystem-driven is fundamentally transforming the way institutions in the financial sector function. But it is easier said and declared than done. Using six selective examples of recent innovative offerings, we explore what the shift means for financial institutions, the challenges they face and key considerations in becomin...

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Simon Gilbert

Simon Gilbert Founder at Elmore

Building resilience: How insurers can protect crypto exchanges and their customers in 2023

Insurance is based on the sound principle that underwriters should cover only acceptable and clearly understood risks. Following last year’s challenges in the crypto world, crypto exchange insurers are increasingly focusing on more rigorous controls in this fast-moving and dynamic space. One thing is certain: crypto exchanges with a transparent an...

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