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Payments ‘FinTechAthon’ in London Gets Off to Fast Start

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March 26, 2014
Payments ‘FinTechAthon’ in London Gets Off to Fast Start

Startupbootcamp, an accelerator based in London, launched FinTechAthon, a sort of financial services-focused hackathon, this week — and already it seems to have gotten off to a fast start. The event has 70 slots, and Startup Bootcamp officials tell us that as of last Monday 35 were already taken. And that was before Startup...
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Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons

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January 27, 2014
Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons

The industry is abuzz at present with many people talking about the endless opportunities and possibilities around BLE Beacons, and amidst all the discussion remains a large amount of confusion around different beacon technologies be they iBeacon, PayPal Beacon or one of the many other types of beacon. Several heated exchanges continue, especially with...
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The Key to Mobile Banking Adoption

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November 18, 2013

Written by Laurie McLachlan. For more see blog.andera.com Mobile banking is all the rage these days. An Andera survey conducted last week revealed that nearly 90% of the bank and credit union professionals polled have a mobile app at their institution, and that the remaining respondents are either adding in 2014 or have definite...
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What Do Customers Want? Survey Shows Growing Appetite for More Communications

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October 24, 2013
What Do Customers Want? Survey Shows Growing Appetite for More Communications

In our always connected society, we increasingly rely on real-time information and notifications in our daily lives – from checking our bank account balance on a smartphone app to getting a text message saying a prescription is ready for pick-up. And, new research commissioned by Varolii shows consumers find this type of proactive outreach...
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Wells Tops JPM in Online Banking, But What About in Mobile?

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July 15, 2013
Wells Tops JPM in Online Banking, But What About in Mobile?

In a clash of the banking titans, Wells Fargo & Co. beat JPMorgan Chase in online banking last quarter – but JPM topped Wells in mobile. Wells Fargo, the San Francisco bank, increased its online banking users by about 8% last quarter compared to the same quarter in 2012, to 22.7 million users. JPM,...
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We’re witnessing the fastest ever shift in banking

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July 15, 2013
We’re witnessing the fastest ever shift in banking

This week we’re celebrating 5 years of the Apple App store (see Wired’s commentary.) The realization that in 5 years mobile and apps have had such a huge impact on banking, can not be understated. Of course, there were many in the financial services space that were massively skeptical of the iPhone and Apps...
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Temenos Releases Software to Speed Up Mobile Transactions

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July 11, 2013
Temenos Releases Software to Speed Up Mobile Transactions

While Americans were eating hot dogs on the Fourth of July, Temenos, a provider of banking software based in Switzerland, released software that the company says improves transaction speeds and speeds up mobile banking. The software, called the Temenos Integration Framework, or T.I.F. for short, provides an interface between older, legacy systems and newer components that improves transaction speeds for mobile customers. T.I.F. can...
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Branch vs. self-service: Striking the banking balance

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June 18, 2013

Retail bank branch closure is a growing trend in several countries as a cost cutting method. The thinking behind this is logical: branch banking is expensive so it makes sense to drive customers to channels such as online and mobile which still provide a wide range of services but are cheaper for the bank...
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Security of mobile wallets all hype?

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June 11, 2013

By Michael Connor, Managing Principal Every time the topic of mobile wallets comes up, an inevitable conversation always occurs regarding the security of the wallet and the risk of phone theft. What happens when you lose your phone? Doesn’t this put the customer at risk? Won’t we see an increase in fraud? Now answer...
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What do customers need in a mobile wallet?

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June 11, 2013

By Michael Connor, Managing Principal Financial Institutions may have the greatest advantage in creating a mobile wallet. They have the resources and existing relationships with customers and merchants to bring about real change. There are, indeed, many things working against financial institutions in their quest to develop cutting-edge solutions. Being risk adverse and focused...
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