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...

How will Open Banking impact the market for lending

With open banking leading the way, large banks, financial institutions, and aspiring third party providers are preparing to redefine the financial services. They will produce more personalized...

Why Hyperledger Fabric will Win Against R3 Corda and Quorum?

Blockchain as an emerging technology has not yet reached the ground level and yet the disruptive technology has seen five generations. While the first two generations, Bitcoin and Ethereum were public, permissionless blockchains, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda and Quorum are private and permissioned blockchains. Why this paradigm shift in technology when it was aimed to be…

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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How will Open Banking impact the market for lending

With open banking leading the way, large banks, financial institutions, and aspiring third party providers are preparing to redefine the financial services. They will produce more personalized products and services catering to the financial needs of the consumers....

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Why Hyperledger Fabric will Win Against R3 Corda and Quorum?

Blockchain as an emerging technology has not yet reached the ground level and yet the disruptive technology has seen five generations. While the first two generations, Bitcoin and Ethereum were public, permissionless blockchains, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda and Quorum are private and permissioned blockchains. Why this paradigm shift in technology when it was aimed to be…

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How Big Data can benefit the finance industry

The vast growth of data and technological advancements have significantly transformed the way industries operate and compete. Today, businesses in the finance industry are continuously adopting data-driven approaches to amplify investment decisions and attain...

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How PSD2 is a massive opportunity for online merchants

PSD2 is coming into force on this 14th September to set standards for fraud prevention, data usage, and transparent online payments across the EU. The idea behind the directive is to safeguard online transactions, unify the payment system, as well as promote new and...

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How can banks endure radical changes under PSD2?

The Revised Payment Services Directive or PSD2 is amongst the most progressive legislations aimed at revolutionizing the payments and the banking industry. The directive strongly focuses on emphasizing payment security, innovation, and market competition. It also aims...

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Top 7 trends driving digital transformation in banking (I)

‘Technological innovation’ – these two words are so embedded in our day-to-day life that we have almost forgotten how we used to live without mobile phones or internet or even online banking. We take it as a joke that the banking services were limited to a brick and mortar building which we called ‘bank’ within…

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Alternative finance to go mainstream?

In 2017, the alternative finance market grew by 36 percent to reach €10.44 billion. The growth seemed most prominent in the UK witnessing the overall market rise of a massive 68 percent, followed by France, Germany and the Netherlands. Despite the effect of Brexit on...

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