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Why banks should consider embedded finance

Why banks should consider embedded finance

Embedded finance can be defined as the integration of financial services with products or solutions of non-financial organizations. Similar to Banking as a Service (BaaS), the concept of embedded finance is built around data exchange via APIs. However, it is centered...

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Why is sustainable banking on the rise?

Why is sustainable banking on the rise?

Consumers and governments are pressuring banks to deliver more sustainable banking solutions. With increasing customer demand for green tools to understand and address their environmental impact, and the appearance of new regulatory requirements; banks now have an...

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Looking back to an amazing participation at Finovate Fall 2022

Looking back to an amazing participation at Finovate Fall 2022

Our first FinovateFall is in the books and what an incredible experience! The event that took place in New York City during September 12-14, 2022 gathered more than 1700 influential attendees, of which 50% were from financial institutions. This edition explored how...

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3 Reasons Why Banks Choose a Personal Finance Management Tool

3 Reasons Why Banks Choose a Personal Finance Management Tool

The number of banks adopting Personal Financial Management (PFM) solutions has more than tripled in the last 4 years.There is a significant consumer demand for Personal Finance Management (PFM) mobile apps and tools today. With crypto currency and buy-now, pay-later...

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Looking back to an amazing participation at Finovate Fall 2022

Looking back to an amazing participation at Finovate Fall 2022

Our first FinovateFall is in the books and what an incredible experience! The event that took place in New York City during September 12-14, 2022 gathered more than 1700 influential attendees, of which 50% were from financial institutions. This edition explored how...

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Strands & CRIF Digital Sponsor Money20/20 Europe 2022

Strands & CRIF Digital Sponsor Money20/20 Europe 2022

The Money 20/20 Europe event is the place where the fintech community moves forward. From global leaders to new challengers, tech giants to scrappy startups, this is the event that catalyzes change through the collision of people and ideas. For this special occasion...

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Fintech 2022: The Rise of Sustainability in Finance

Fintech 2022: The Rise of Sustainability in Finance

Sustainability in finance is no exception to global corporate shift that embraces the impact on the environment and society Sustainability in finance has very much moved in from the margins to become a key priority for organizations virtually accross all industries....

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Why banks should consider embedded finance

Why banks should consider embedded finance

Embedded finance can be defined as the integration of financial services with products or solutions of non-financial organizations. Similar to Banking as a Service (BaaS), the concept of embedded finance is built around data exchange via APIs. However, it is centered...

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Why is sustainable banking on the rise?

Why is sustainable banking on the rise?

Consumers and governments are pressuring banks to deliver more sustainable banking solutions. With increasing customer demand for green tools to understand and address their environmental impact, and the appearance of new regulatory requirements; banks now have an...

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5 Top Fintech Trends in 2022

5 Top Fintech Trends in 2022

In the year ahead, there are many important developments that are set to take place in the fintech space. In this article, we look at five top fintech trends 2022, which are predicted to change the financial landscape, and impact all industries more broadly in the...

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5 SME Banking trends to Expect in 2022

5 SME Banking trends to Expect in 2022

2022 is set to be a year in which SME banking takes significant strides forward. Join us in this article as we look at five coming SME banking trends to watch in the year ahead: 1. Putting the human touch at the heart of SME banking One of the key advantages that...

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Benefits of Open Banking for banks in 2022

Benefits of Open Banking for banks in 2022

Very few banks can claim to have a mature open banking system and over 65% do not yet have an open data strategy in place at all. The benefits of open banking have turned it into a hot topic for a number of years now, but banks are yet to acknowledge them and take...

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5 Ways Banks Can Drive Improved Customer Financial Management

5 Ways Banks Can Drive Improved Customer Financial Management

Banks now have a unique opportunity to build on the trust and satisfaction that they have earned during the pandemic with their retail customers, and improve their customer financial management platforms. The pandemic has actually helped banks around the world to...

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Top 3 Financial Challenges faced by SMEs in 2022

Top 3 Financial Challenges faced by SMEs in 2022

Banks historically focused their attention on larger companies as the risk associated with SMEs was often deemed too great and simply not profitable enough. However, this has all changed in recent years, primarily because of advances in financial technology,...

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3 Reasons Why Banks Choose a Personal Finance Management Tool

3 Reasons Why Banks Choose a Personal Finance Management Tool

The number of banks adopting Personal Financial Management (PFM) solutions has more than tripled in the last 4 years.There is a significant consumer demand for Personal Finance Management (PFM) mobile apps and tools today. With crypto currency and buy-now, pay-later...

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4 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Banks

4 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Banks

Innovation is driving competition in finance, with the technology leaders in the industry leveraging the full benefits that cloud technology offers Retail banks responded to the sudden and considerable customer service challenges that the pandemic created with...

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Unlocking a New Green Banking Revolution

Unlocking a New Green Banking Revolution

Sustainable banking is the recent shift towards sustainable finance or green banking, and many financial actors are joining the movement. Financial institutions are unsure how to respond to a market that is exploding and still unsure what green finance means. At its...

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Open Hub Account Aggregation With New Features

Open Hub Account Aggregation With New Features

Microservice for account aggregation will be ready within this month Open Hub's new Microservice for Account Aggregation provides account aggregation through external aggregators taking care of the entire process from connection to automatic feeding. Plaid has been...

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Strands Launches a New Re-Designed Website

Strands Launches a New Re-Designed Website

Strands has launched a new corporate design website With the re-design of Strands, we wanted to cement our position as the bank’s financial partner. To do so we had to improve our main touch points - products, website, and company profile - enhancing communication and...

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3 Drivers of Digital Banking’s Unstoppable Rise

3 Drivers of Digital Banking’s Unstoppable Rise

After the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-8, large banks around the world were deemed by governments to be “too big to fail”. Fast-forward to just 13 years later and traditional financial institutions operate in a much different environment: the digital banking era....

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Why Banking Data Is the Key Differentiator for the Digital Era

Why Banking Data Is the Key Differentiator for the Digital Era

In the digital era, many companies are still struggling to transform their business to meet customers’ new expectations. In this scenario, the COVID pandemic has accelerated a transformational process, leaving many institutions with only one possible way: adopting...

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When will banking data drive customer success?

When will banking data drive customer success?

The exponential growth of technology is the paradigm that was described by Moore’s Law years ago and is characteristic of the present evolutionary process in technology. How fast this technology becomes reality is difficult to quantify, but a first discussion point...

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Intelligent Categorization: PFM’s Secret Sauce

Intelligent Categorization: PFM’s Secret Sauce

“How you spend your money is how you vote on what exists in the world” ― Vicki Robin Nearly every book, every blog, every advisor that sets out to help you manage your finances better will start the same way: First, know where your money is going. If knowledge is...

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