Financial Technology (FinTech) Community

Welcome to the JAAGNet Community for Financial Technology (FinTech).

This is a diverse area focused at a variety of technologies which affect and support the Financial  Services Industry, it covers and ovelaps many other subjects such as AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Accelerated Computing, Cloud Computing, Blockchain and the use of this technlogy in many applications within the industry. It is an extremely exciting technology field and one that will impact both our working and personal lives as this sector drives the world's economy!

 Let's start of with a definition:

noun fintech
  1. computer programs and other technology used to support or enable banking and financial services."fintech is one of the fastest-growing areas for venture capitalists"

Financial technology, often shortened to fintech, is the technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. It is an emerging industry that uses technology to improve activities in finance


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Omer Ismail, the head of Goldman Sachs' consumer business, is decamping to Walmart to take charge of the US retail chain's up-and-coming fintech startup.

The news of Ismail's departure was reported by Bloomberg on Sunday. He is taking one of his top lieutenants, David Stark, with him to the new venture.…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, announced in January 2021 that Capital One would be required to pay a hefty $390 million penalty for AML violations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

The bank admitted to wilfully failing to implement and maintain effective AML procedures…

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Analysts at UBS believe that biometric payment cards could capture a 15% share of the card market within the next five years.

The Swiss bank says increasing penetration of fingerprint sensor cards will drive $5 billion in revenue by 2026.

It points to declining production costs, the rise of the…
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New York-based quantitative hedge fund Cindicator Capital is advertising for an active member of the wallstreetbets subreddit community to join the firm as a sentiment trader with a £200,000 pay packet on offer.

The wallstreetbets forum on Reddit shook financial markets to the core late in January with a push to buy up stocks shorted by some of…
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Image source: Finch Capital/Radboud Vlaar (right)

The UK and NL-based VC firm Finch Capital’s Europe III will target firms at Series A and B stages.

Finch Capital, a UK and Netherlands based VC firm, is looking to deploy a €150m through its new fintech-focused fund into 15-20 fintech companies in Europe.

The new portfolio is Finch’s third fund…

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Historically, even “quiet” banking crises without customer panics can cause losses leading to economy-wide downturns.

A banking crisis is often seen as a self-fulfulling prophecy: The expectation of bank failure makes it happen. Picture people lining up to withdraw their money during the Great Depression or customers making a run on Britain’s Northern Rock bank in 2007.

But a…

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Non-finance brands are already embedding financial services within their existing offerings, blurring the lines between traditional fintech services and other technology-enabled services, writes Sophie Guibaud, Chief Growth Officer at OpenPayd.

Embedded finance is the future of fintech - a future that…

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FINTEC - Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

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    IFINTEC – Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

    IFINTEC is a global conference which is one of the biggest and most important conferences in EMEA region with its focus on Retail Banking, Digital Banking, Core Banking, Payment Systems, Banking Technologies, Banking IT Solutions, Digital Transformation and Finance Technologies. With 850+ attendees, 30+ speakers, 30+…

  • Created by: Kathy Jones
  • Tags: fintech, finance, banking, it, istanbul, turkey

New York FinTech Week - Empire Startups - POSTPONED TO APRIL 12 - 16, 2021

Women in FinTech Summit - London - Hybrid Event

AI in Finance Summit - Deep Learning in Finance - Hybrid Event

Money 20/20 Europe - Amsterdam

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    Money 20/20 Europe – Amsterdam

    Money20/20 has always been about uniting the FinTech and Financial Services community, even in the toughest of times. In our enthusiasm and commitment to the industry, we really wanted to make our Money20/20 Europe and USA shows happen for you this year. Unfortunately we have had to take the very difficult decision not to run our events in…

  • Created by: Kathy Jones
  • Tags: money 2020, fintech, amsterdam, europe, rai

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