Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 – What’s new?

Hyperledger has recently announced the updated version of its most popular blockchain framework – Hyperledger Fabric. The new version is called Hyperleder Fabric 2.0 and comes equipped with a number...

Financial data opening the market for new possibilities

Until recently, financial data has remained an untapped powerhouse of insights. Since Open Banking gained traction in Europe and several other continents, this data is empowering customers instead...

Why small and medium-sized enterprises should adopt blockchain?

According to World Bank statistics, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) represent about 90% of businesses and account for more than 50% of job opportunities...

Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 – What’s new?

Hyperledger has recently announced the updated version of its most popular blockchain framework – Hyperledger Fabric. The new version is called Hyperleder Fabric 2.0 and comes equipped with a number of features to make it more user-friendly and secure.    This is the...

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Financial data opening the market for new possibilities

Until recently, financial data has remained an untapped powerhouse of insights. Since Open Banking gained traction in Europe and several other continents, this data is empowering customers instead of being locked away in banks’ vaults. Data insights have become a part...

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Blockchain use cases for KYC and AML

Know Your Customers (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) are some of the most critical compliances all banks and financial institutions must adhere to. To meet KYC/AML compliances, they are required to maintain specific records of their customers to prevent money...

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Alternative finance to fuel industry growth

Even though banks remain key players in the finance industry, alternative finance and online lending platforms are witnessing immense growth. According to the report by the Federal Reserve, alternative lenders garnered around 32% of all business loan applications in...

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Using AI against payment frauds

From peer to peer payments to real-time international transfers, the finance sector is growing rapidly with a blistering urgency of meeting customer demands. Open banking has unlocked a whole new realm for businesses to exploit the bank data and create innovative...

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Akeo bags Gazelle award yet again; aims for new heights

Recognised as a ´Gazelle Business´ for the third time Today, Akeo was awarded the title “Gazelle Business” for the third consecutive year. The award is given to Norwegian companies with proven and sustainable economic growth. “We are very proud to be a Gazelle business in Norway for the third time, as it speaks to the…

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How can credit unions leverage Open Banking

The market share of credit unions (CUs) in the finance sector is only a fraction of their bank counterparts. However, they play a valuable part in building a healthy banking sector. They also tend to offer more inclusive banking than some commercial banks. According...

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How to become a PISP player under PSD2?

The Revised Payment Services Directive has been working on to build a framework for the Third Party Providers like PISP (Payment Initiation Service Provider) and AISP (Account Information Service Provider) to develop services on top of bank’s data. Open Banking under PSD2 has made it all possible with bringing the focus on access to the…

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DAG Technology: Going beyond Blockchain

Similar to the internet in its early days, blockchain technology has experienced massive shifts in acceptance and use cases in a short span of time. The underlying technology to Bitcoin is being leveraged by large organizations to disrupt almost all operations and...

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Open Banking in the UK: What has changed so far

Since January 2018, when the UK embarked on its open banking experiment, we have heard a lot about it. Now the regulation is almost two years old, we believe that there have been visible changes in the financial landscape, especially for big banks and firms willing to...

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