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On May 17, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
💳 @Mastercard Partners With @hub71ad to Accelerate #Innovation in the #FinTech Startup Community in the UAE https://t.co/GrUYQv3UX8 #finserv #banking
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Mastercard Partners With hUB71 to Accelerate Innovation in the FinTech Startup Community in the UAE

Mastercard Partners With hUB71 to Accelerate Innovation in the FinTech Startup Community in the UAE

As part of its efforts to drive innovation, payments technology leader Mastercard has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hub71 – a tech eco

On May 18, 2020
@nextmoney_ shared
Tencent’s WeBank to Support IMDA Backed Singapore Blockchain Accelerator https://t.co/MmuHkrOz0V
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Tencent’s WeBank to Support IMDA Backed Singapore Blockchain Accelerator

Tencent’s WeBank to Support IMDA Backed Singapore Blockchain Accelerator

WeBank and OpenNodes have joined hands to offer the financial blockchain platform, FISCO BCOS, as an ‘innovation playfield’ to technology students and academics in Singapore.

On May 18, 2020
@FGraillot shared
Detailed overview of the major trends in #InsurTech, and opportunities to keep exploring: - embed insurance into existing customer journeys - insurance-as-a-Service - new insurance products thanks to technology (e.g. parametric) #FinTech ➡️  https://t.co/ppszC6UqRg https://t.co/ODkTriJJcq
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There are still huge opportunities in insurance

There are still huge opportunities in insurance

Insurance is a centuries old profession. The problem it solves is as old as time: individual transactions can be risky, but grouped…

On May 17, 2020
@FintechBot shared
How the UAE Has Been Leading in Digital Transformation https://t.co/ICAWEjxzVY by @thefintechtimes
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How the UAE Has Been Leading in Digital Transformation

How the UAE Has Been Leading in Digital Transformation

Across much of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), there has been a strong emphasis on economic development and diversification, such as with the United Arab Emirates UAE (UAE). A huge ...

On May 18, 2020
@FINTECHCircle shared
"Banks and credit unions that accelerated their #digital plans to meet the demands of the crisis stand to rapidly make up ground lost to #fintech and big bank competition." https://t.co/VDT7hyqeTD #banking #financialservices #finance #digitalbanking #digitaltransformation
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Pandemic Gives Traditional Banks a Rare Chance to Catch Up Digitally

Pandemic Gives Traditional Banks a Rare Chance to Catch Up Digitally

Forced to move quickly to meet the spike in digital banking use, more banks and credit unions are closing the gap with fintechs.

On May 15, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Blockchain Bites: What You Need to Know About the Last Day of Consensus: Distributed https://t.co/fF3dgGApqH by @Coindesk
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Blockchain Bites: What You Need to Know About the Last Day of Consensus: Distributed

Blockchain Bites: What You Need to Know About the Last Day of Consensus: Distributed

From bitcoin mining workshops to VR meetings about VR meetings, everything you need to know for the last day of Consensus: Distributed.

On May 16, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
Steve Platt And @Experian: Decades Of Delivering Return On #AI https://t.co/mYFmpZLZAv #innovation #finserv #fintech #banking
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Steve Platt And Experian: Decades Of Delivering Return On AI

Steve Platt And Experian: Decades Of Delivering Return On AI

Steve Platt, an Experian executive, has a long history of delivering economic returns from artificial intelligence.

On May 15, 2020
@mdudas shared
@danprimack Why would they credit you? The story on Forbes is well sourced and has original reporting, there's no way they put it together in 51 minutes since you tweeted. https://t.co/sG5V5HU8dO
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Andreessen Horowitz Wins VC Sweepstakes To Back Clubhouse, Voice App Still In Beta, At $100 Million Valuation

Andreessen Horowitz Wins VC Sweepstakes To Back Clubhouse, Voice App Still In Beta, At $100 Million Valuation

Clubhouse has picked Andreessen Horowitz over Benchmark in one of Silicon Valley's fiercest startup funding races, valuing the still-in-beta app at $100 million.