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Fintech

Fintech discussions and conversations around the development of fintech.

Anna Kuzmina

Anna Kuzmina Expert at Fintech

Watching out for Account2Account, Spend Management, and Compliance Tech

The company valuation rating might not be the correct way to understand the leaders but it does paint a picture of the global trends and patterns. Recently, CB Insights published their Global Unicorn Club 2024 edition. In the ‘Financial Services’ section, there is a patchwork of what is happening worldwide. 1. Account2Account Payments Tech & M...

/payments /markets

Shawn Conahan

Shawn Conahan Chief Revenue Officer at Wildfire Systems, Inc.

How the Value-Added Services of Loyalty 2.0 Could Help Offset Interchange Revenue Contraction

Interchange revenue constriction for card issuers and banks is likely to result from the settlement between Visa, Mastercard, and U.S. merchants reducing rates and guaranteeing no increases for at least five years. What will happen when the lowered fees take effect? These reductions in interchange fee revenue might ultimately threaten the revenue...

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Axel Rebien

Axel Rebien CEO at Serrala

When I go into a meeting, I’m not the CEO; I’m the customer

Business leaders all have different motivations for nurturing a successful company. Some strive to solve longstanding issues within the industry in which they operate, while others enjoy steering the ship of innovation. However, a common goal unites them all: the desire to cultivate a thriving business. In my view, the key to achieving this lies i...

Jay Dahal

Jay Dahal CEO at Machnet

The Future of Cross-Border Transactions

In the rapidly evolving world of global finance, cross-border transactions are undergoing a transformative shift, marked by technological advancements and changing market demands. Here are our predictions for the future of these transactions. Business Payments look for ease in cross-border transactions. In 2024 and beyond, businesses are increas...

/payments /startups

Sean Forward

Sean Forward UK CEO at payabl.

MPE 2024 takeaways: Igniting innovation in merchant payments

This year’s Merchant Payment Ecosystem (MPE) conference in Berlin was nothing short of exceptional! MPE really is the leading trade show in the merchant world, igniting conversations among fintech leaders about diverse themes in payments, technology and of course, commerce. With topics ranging from the transformative potential of AI in payments to...

/payments

Mikhail Yegorin

Mikhail Yegorin Head of PR at Jusan Bank

The rise of digital banking in Kazakhstan

Digital banking is becoming the norm for people and businesses across the UK, US and beyond – but did you know it’s also growing rapidly in Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s largest country? Internet banking penetration is forecast to reach 23% in 2024, not far behind some European countries, but this only tells part of the story. A geographic necessity ...

/retail /inclusion

Parth Prafulbhai Sonara

Parth Prafulbhai Sonara Product Manager at BlackRock

The settlement date for security transactions and what it means for financial processes

In response to heightened market volatility during the COVID-19 pandemic, the US Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) issued a white paper in February 2021 advocating for a transition to T+1 settlement. Collaborative efforts in 2021 and 2022 produced recommendations spanning post-trade processes, aiming to enhance investor benefi...

/payments

Scott Dawson

Scott Dawson Head of Sales & Strategic Partnerships at DECTA

How Regulation Can Supercharge Your Business

We all rely on the world that regulation creates – yet we groan at the mere mention of the dreaded ‘red tape’. With each new evolution in payments regulations, like the introduction of PSD2, we see a slew of doom-mongering articles on how it will negatively impact the industry, its stakeholders, potentially cause friction in the payments process,...

/payments /regulation

Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

FCA/PRA Diversity and Inclusion for Crypto and FinTech Firms: PART IV

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting INTRODUCTION In 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) (Bank of England (BoE)) (collectively the “regulators”) sought to engage with financial firms and other stakeholders, to discuss new proposed measures to boost “diversity and inclusion” (D&I) in f...

/regulation /crypto

Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

FCA/PRA Diversity and Inclusion for Crypto and FinTech Firms: PART III

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting INTRODUCTION In 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) (Bank of England (BoE)) (collectively the “regulators”) sought to engage with financial firms and other stakeholders, to discuss new proposed measures to boost “diversity and inclusion” (D&I) in f...

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