Digital Transformation in Banking

Monthly report: January 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 144 influencers like Jim Marous and Banking Technology, discussing hashtags such as #FinTech , #banking and #InsurTech.
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Why Big Banks Are Losing To Tech Giants Over Open Banking

On Jan 22, 2019
@FinMKTG shared
RT @FGraillot: How the #OpenBanking regulation creates opportunities for both bank and external players (#GAFA ?) to deliver a better banking #UX. #FinTech #InsurTech ➡️ https://t.co/uZ1cTFJ45Z https://t.co/TtB8GsOdeQ
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One year after Open Banking regulations were brought in, new research has shown that it's the big banks who are falling behind and tech giants who are seizing the opportunity.

www.forbes.com
On Jan 22, 2019
@FinMKTG shared
RT @FGraillot: How the #OpenBanking regulation creates opportunities for both bank and external players (#GAFA ?) to deliver a better banking #UX. #FinTech #InsurTech ➡️ https://t.co/uZ1cTFJ45Z https://t.co/TtB8GsOdeQ
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Why Big Banks Are Losing To Tech Giants Over Open Banking

One year after Open Banking regulations were brought in, new research has shown that it's the big banks who are falling behind and tech giants who are seizing the opportunity.

Revolut, N26 and the others - The arms race among European banking challengers accelerates

On Jan 21, 2019
@FINTECHCircle shared
RT @FGraillot: As the #NeoBank market is increasingly dense, here are many KPI on how leaders are growing. #FinTech #InsurTech ➡️ https://t.co/YIzkBJnhyF https://t.co/hJkirYx6qj
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Funding & Valuation Challenger banks are increasingly attracting attention of investors including VC, crowdfunding platforms etc. In fact, according to industry representatives, the funding that investors are willing to pledge significantly exceeds the needs of quality projects currently ...

www.linkedin.com
On Jan 21, 2019
@FINTECHCircle shared
RT @FGraillot: As the #NeoBank market is increasingly dense, here are many KPI on how leaders are growing. #FinTech #InsurTech ➡️ https://t.co/YIzkBJnhyF https://t.co/hJkirYx6qj
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Revolut, N26 and the others - The arms race among European banking challengers accelerates

Funding & Valuation Challenger banks are increasingly attracting attention of investors including VC, crowdfunding platforms etc. In fact, according to industry representatives, the funding ...

Cypherpunk Forefather David Chaum, On His Thoughts And Plans For 2019

On Jan 27, 2019
@Forbes shared
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David Chaum is one of the reasons Bitcoin actually came to life.

www.forbes.com
On Jan 27, 2019
@Forbes shared
https://t.co/dYdYPNJCB0
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Cypherpunk Forefather David Chaum, On His Thoughts And Plans For 2019

David Chaum is one of the reasons Bitcoin actually came to life.

Zafin raises $17.2 million in Series B funding

On Jan 27, 2019
@GarethDJWilson shared
RT @michaeljredding: Accenture Ventures invests in Zafin to enable large banks to unleash their true potential through "Digital Decoupling" @acnventures @accenture https://t.co/TIfGolfI0m
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Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software, has raised $17.2 million in private growth financing led by Vistara Capital Partners, Beedie Capital, and Accenture Ventures.

www.finextra.com
On Jan 27, 2019
@GarethDJWilson shared
RT @michaeljredding: Accenture Ventures invests in Zafin to enable large banks to unleash their true potential through "Digital Decoupling" @acnventures @accenture https://t.co/TIfGolfI0m
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Zafin raises $17.2 million in Series B funding

Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software, has raised $17.2 million in private growth financing led by Vistara Capital Partners, Beedie Capital, and Accenture Ventures.

China bosses blockchain and AI patents

On Jan 22, 2019
@cgledhill shared
Chinese companies have been dominating #blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) #patents in 2017 99 patents (32%) from a total of 314 filed with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2017 were by Chinese firms https://t.co/zTaGpArD4d #fintech https://t.co/tCkwxAOyur
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Research by UHY reveals that Chinese companies filed 32% of all global blockchain patents in 2017.

www.bankingtech.com
On Jan 22, 2019
@cgledhill shared
Chinese companies have been dominating #blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) #patents in 2017 99 patents (32%) from a total of 314 filed with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2017 were by Chinese firms https://t.co/zTaGpArD4d #fintech https://t.co/tCkwxAOyur
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China bosses blockchain and AI patents

Research by UHY reveals that Chinese companies filed 32% of all global blockchain patents in 2017.

How Your Insurance Quote Is Powered By Artificial Intelligence

On Jan 21, 2019
@guzmand shared
RT @SpirosMargaris: How Your #Insurance #Quote Is Powered By #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/UwJV4rwfjt #fintech #insurtech #AI #MachineLearning #robotics @ginadav @wefoxHQ @omniusHQ @stratorob @Ronald_vanLoon @jblefevre60 @SabineVdL @floriansemle @rickhuckstep @TunstallAsc https://t.co/2G92GzsXv6
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A deeper look at how the insurance industry is embracing artificial intelligence to make quotes, renewals and data easier to understand and quicker to buy.

www.forbes.com
On Jan 21, 2019
@guzmand shared
RT @SpirosMargaris: How Your #Insurance #Quote Is Powered By #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/UwJV4rwfjt #fintech #insurtech #AI #MachineLearning #robotics @ginadav @wefoxHQ @omniusHQ @stratorob @Ronald_vanLoon @jblefevre60 @SabineVdL @floriansemle @rickhuckstep @TunstallAsc https://t.co/2G92GzsXv6
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How Your Insurance Quote Is Powered By Artificial Intelligence

A deeper look at how the insurance industry is embracing artificial intelligence to make quotes, renewals and data easier to understand and quicker to buy.

6 Keys to a Best-in-Class Financial Wellness App with Data, AI and a Human Touch

On Jan 17, 2019
@FinMKTG shared
6 Keys to Building a Financial Wellness App with Data, AI and a Human Touch https://t.co/Crjs62Cqo3 #banking #fintech #finserv #AI #Analyutics #financialwellness via @JimMarous @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @BrettKing @leimer @SpirosMargaris @psb_dc @TheRudinGroup @rshevlin https://t.co/TN5C39Kn0L
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No bank has produced a financial wellness app that says 'Use me!' But designers can learn key strategies from diet and fitness app 'Noom.'

thefinancialbrand.com
On Jan 17, 2019
@FinMKTG shared
6 Keys to Building a Financial Wellness App with Data, AI and a Human Touch https://t.co/Crjs62Cqo3 #banking #fintech #finserv #AI #Analyutics #financialwellness via @JimMarous @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @BrettKing @leimer @SpirosMargaris @psb_dc @TheRudinGroup @rshevlin https://t.co/TN5C39Kn0L
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6 Keys to a Best-in-Class Financial Wellness App with Data, AI and a Human Touch

No bank has produced a financial wellness app that says 'Use me!' But designers can learn key strategies from diet and fitness app 'Noom.'

Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross Bids Farewell to DBS Bank in Heartfelt Post

On Jan 28, 2019
@FintechSIN shared
Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross Bids Farewell to DBS Bank in Heartfelt Post. He will now refocus his attention on his Orangutan social enterprise, and running a #fintech #startup in Australia. https://t.co/SC264swwdc @Neal_X #banking https://t.co/Zi0W1bNiRB
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Neal Cross bids farewell to DBS Bank, and resigns his role as Chief Innovation Officer. Now, he focuses on PictureWealth and Orangutan conservation.

fintechnews.sg
On Jan 28, 2019
@FintechSIN shared
Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross Bids Farewell to DBS Bank in Heartfelt Post. He will now refocus his attention on his Orangutan social enterprise, and running a #fintech #startup in Australia. https://t.co/SC264swwdc @Neal_X #banking https://t.co/Zi0W1bNiRB
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Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross Bids Farewell to DBS Bank in Heartfelt Post

Neal Cross bids farewell to DBS Bank, and resigns his role as Chief Innovation Officer. Now, he focuses on PictureWealth and Orangutan conservation.

Top Influencers

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Speaker, Top #Banking #Fintech #AI #IoT #Finserv Influencer. Co-Publisher, The Financial Brand. Owner, Digital Banking Report https://t.co/MuhyYL4wDM

Follow 44.2k Followers

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#BankingTechnology is the definitive source for news and analysis in global #fintech. Newsletter sign up: https://t.co/NFcLHh4wKI #bankingtech

Follow 29.8k Followers

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Managing Director, Head of Fintech Strategy. Startup Advisor, Investor, Writer, Speaker. Passionate about making banking better.

Follow 34.5k Followers

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Global #socialmedia @Mercer @lifeatmercer | #4 #InsTech Power 100 | #genderequity #futureofwork #digitaltransformation | #followtheshirt #merceractive 🇩🇲 🇨🇦

Follow 17.8k Followers

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#Financial services exec passionate about #marketing, #innovation and #strategy. Top 10 most followed #fintech influencers on Twitter. Views are my own.

Follow 51.7k Followers

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Streaming News: Bitcoin, Blockchain & Beyond #FINTECH #bitcoin #blockchain #ethereum #venturecapital #startups #smartcontracts #dapps #cryptocurrencies

Follow 24.9k Followers

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Network of innovative #fintech entrepreneurs, investors, visionaries & firms across financial services globally #wealthtech #insurtech #regtech #blockchain #AI

Follow 34.1k Followers

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#FinTech Influencer, Keynote & TEDx Speaker, Writer and Advisor. CEO & Co-founder at @SeccoAura. #FinServ #InsurTech #WealthTech #PayTech

Follow 57.1k Followers

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#Digitalization #insurtech, #fintech #blockchain #professional - #speaker #author #influencer. I help companies with #digitaltransformation. In ❤️ with 🔹 #HSV

Follow 16.0k Followers

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Innovation in #tech #education #business CTO CIO #intrapreneur @OxfordSBS #fintech #writer @TeamBlockchain #leader #STEM #digital #VR #AR #IoT NED Trustee

Follow 57.3k Followers

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In-depth analysis, perspective and commentary on key issues affecting the banking industry. Sign up to try American Banker: https://t.co/JjDi4i50ka

Follow 60.7k Followers

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News, views, networking and discussion for everyone in the global #fintech community.

Follow 41.3k Followers

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Independent Thinker - Creator - Sensemaker

Follow 8.9k Followers

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Delivering the future of banking - today. Working with banks and payments providers to seize the digital opportunity, manage risk, and drive profitability.

Follow 11.1k Followers

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Bringing to life digital disruption & innovation at Lloyds Banking Group, co-author of a research report at MIT on Digital Transformation. Views are my own.

Follow 12.7k Followers

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Official Twitter account of http://t.co/iVGiXAHX, homepage for the world's business leaders.

Follow 13.9M Followers

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Gareth is Managing Director for Accenture's Financial Services Practice in the Nordics

Follow 1.1k Followers

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Curated Fintech News from Singapore and Southeast Asia. For Fintech News, Jobs, Studies and Events. Subscribe to our bi- weekly Fintech Newsletter.

Follow 8.6k Followers

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Deputy Head of FS MI Strategic Analysis Group @ Capgemini FS. All views are my own.

Follow 382.0 Followers

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Co-founder of Daily Fintech & Fintech Genome. Fintech advisor & investor. Global network & insights.

Follow 3.0k Followers